Head of Key Stage 1, Duisburg-Düsseldorf, Germany

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

St. George’s – The British International SchoolDuisburg-Düsseldorf, Germany

Date posted:
Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: €45,000 to €65,000 gross per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term

Head of Key Stage 1

St George’s the British International School, Duisburg-Düsseldorf, Germany. 

St George’s School seeks a well-qualified professional to lead our Key Stage 1 department, to start in August 2019. 

The School

Serving the international community in Duisburg-Düsseldorf for over 10 years, St George’s School combines an enriching curriculum with family orientated care. The school has grown from small beginnings into a thriving community of over 700 pupils, aged from 2-18 and representing a broad range of nationalities. 

The National Curriculum is taught throughout the school, and we offer the IB Diploma in our Sixth Form. 

One of a group of three schools located across Germany, St George’s offers the successful applicant an exciting range of opportunities for professional development and growth across the school group. 

The Location

Located on a new, purpose built campus in the heart of Germany’s Rhine-Ruhr region, St George’s School enjoys direct transport links to the cities of Düsseldorf and Duisburg, as well as to the greater Rhine-Ruhr area. 

Germany’s sixth largest city, Düsseldorf is a dynamic and vibrant cultural centre, with a large and diverse international community. Situated in the heart of Europe, Düsseldorf offers a high standard of living, as well as numerous opportunities for travel and cultural discovery. 

Düsseldorf airport is located only 15km from the school, with many daily flights to the UK, and high speed rail services connect Düsseldorf to a wide range of European destinations. 

The Role

We seek to appoint an experienced lower primary school leader. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and forward thinking professional, who is able to build on the excellent work of their predecessor.

All pupils in our Early Years Department follow the National Curriculum. The core language of tuition is English with German language lessons provided to all pupils. 

The Head of Key Stage 1 is an important member of the school’s management team. This appointment requires an excellent communicator with a proven record in leading staff, whilst promoting whole school interests and requirements. Experience managing budgets, driving action plans, promoting pupil progress and welfare, as well as working closely with parents, is essential to this role.

Please download our application pack for detailed information.

Only applications made through the TES online portal will be considered. 

We require additional information for your application, please upload the following documents via the supporting documents link:

1.  Your passport information page or ID card

2.  A copy of your degree certificate and teaching qualification.

According to local regulations, all our teaching staff must hold a recognised teaching qualification. This means either a graduate degree or post-graduate diploma in education. English language teaching certificates such as TEOFL or CELTA are unfortunately not valid. 

Applications should be submitted by the closing date of 22nd April 2019. The school reserves the right to contact outstanding applicants in advance of this deadline.

St George’s is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will therefore be subject to enhanced background checks. 

For any inquires relating to this role, please do not hesitate to contact us directly:

Mr. Christopher Lewis 

Head of Recruitment

E-mail: recruitment@stgeorgesschool.com

Tel: 0049 2233 808870



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: St. George's School Duisburg-Dusseldorf, Am Neuen Angerbach 90, Duisburg, 47259, Germany. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +49 203 456860
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St. George’s, The British International School

An outstanding teaching opportunity in Germany with schools in Cologne, Duisburg-Düsseldorf and Munich

Founded since 1985, St. George’s has established itself as a leading and progressive group of school...