Head of English (Barra Site)

The British School, Rio De JaneiroBrazil

An exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher of English Language and Literature to lead a diverse and dynamic department within the secondary section of the school. The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience of teaching both English Language and English Literature at GCSE/IGCSE and IB Diploma Programme English (or ‘A’ Level). Both the IB Diploma Literature, and Language and Literature syllabus options are taught. Applicants should also be able to demonstrate innovative leadership of the subject at KS3.

Applications from married teaching couples are welcome as are speculative applications since there may be other teaching opportunities within the school beyond the posts advertised.

The school is a non-profit co-educational day school of approximately 2200 students aged 2 to 18 years on three sites.

The Primary sections follow the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and the Secondary sections follow KS3, IGCSE and IB Diploma programmes.

The above posts are offered with an attractive two-year contract (renewable), return airfare, housing and a full remuneration package. 

To apply, please send a letter of application (clearly stating date of availability for appointment), full curriculum vitae and the contact details of three referees by email to

The British School, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Tel: +55 21 2543-5519 – extension 158 

E-mail: applications@britishschool.g12.br 

Website: www.britishschool.g12.br 

Deadline for receipt of applications is Monday 20th September 2021.

Initial interviews will be conducted by Skype or Zoom. The school reserves the right to appoint before this date if the right candidate is identified.

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