Head of University Counselling - With Any Subject Specialism (to start August 2021)

British School of BahrainBritish School of Bahrain

The British School of Bahrain

The British School of Bahrain is committed to providing a high quality, international education for expatriate and local students in the Kingdom of Bahrain. We are a selective, coeducational, independent Nursery-through-Year 13 school.  Our curriculum is based on the National Curriculum for England and Wales, with some adaptations to the local context and offers IGCSE and A Level/BTEC examinations. The language of academic instruction is English. We are a truly international school and our pupils and staff come from a wide variety of backgrounds. BSB has a diverse student population of above 3000 students from over 70 nationalities and our students are a joy to teach.

BSB is a member of the Inspired global group of schools, which aspires to the highest standards in private education. Integrating innovative, challenging and enriching programmes in the academic curriculum, performing arts and sport is central to the Inspired approach.

Teaching Environment

As an international school located in Bahrain, we value and celebrate the rich diversity of the many nationalities, religions, cultures and traditions of all our students and we aim to provide a safe, inclusive and caring environment in which young people can learn to live and work together in a spirit of harmony and mutual respect. Each student is encouraged to play an active role in school life, both in and out of the classroom.

Judged as ‘Outstanding’ in our most recent QQA inspection, we have high expectations of our students throughout their educational journey. Our aim is to provide our graduating students with a passport to the best universities, colleges and careers around the world.

Head of University Counselling - with any subject specialism

We are seeking an outstanding, committed and energetic teacher to join as a Head of University Counselling to start in August 2021. The candidate must be a team player and must have a passion to achieve high levels of learning.

We are looking for a reflective practitioner who has:

● Enhanced Disclosure/DBS/ACRO Police Check or equivalent, and who are committed to the welfare of all children

● A relevant degree, PGCE or B. ED or the equivalent.

● Successful experience of teaching in Secondary School  (Y7 to Y13)

● Experience in supporting Oxbridge/Ivy League applications is essential

● Confidence with the use of IT in teaching

● High expectations and aspirations for all students

● A commitment to the overall development of young people

Previous teaching experience in a high-performing international school is an advantage.

To be considered for this position you will need to meet our qualifications and experience requirements.

In return, we offer an attractive expatriate remuneration package, including competitive salary, housing allowance, health insurance, annual flight and relocation assistance.

APPLICATION PROCESS

The British School of Bahrain is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants will undergo rigorous child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS check.

To apply for this position please complete the TES online application and attach your latest CV along with your educational certificates, passport and DBS copy. The application form will be automatically directed to the BSB Human Resources Department or you can send your application via BSB HR’s email address hr@thebsbh.com as soon as possible (preferably electronically). All applications will be acknowledged via e-mail.

We request references for all candidates that we invite to interview.

For non-local applicants, interviews will take place via Skype/Zoom. Applicants will be invited to conduct two interviews, one with the Executive Head of BSB and the other with the Head of each school and their Senior Leadership Team. All applicants invited to interview will be asked to submit a short video of them teaching which reflects their educational philosophy and approach to pedagogy.

Closing date: 30th January 2021 – 3.00 pm Bahrain time (GMT +02.00 hours). As a school, we reserve the right to make an earlier appointment and candidates are asked to make early applications.

If you would like to find out more about our school please visit www.britishschoolbahrain.com

British School of Bahrain

PO Box 30733

Budaiya

Kingdom of Bahrain

Telephone: +973 176 10920

Facsimile: +973 176 10371

E-mail: hr@thebsbh.com

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