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Key Stage 2 Teacher with Primary PE specialism
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Key Stage 2 Teacher with Primary PE specialism

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British International School of Tbilisi


Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
August 2018
Apply by:
27 November 2017

Job overview

British International School of Tbilisi (BIST) is looking to recruit dynamic, committed staff members for our exciting and unique not-for-profit independent school. BIST currently provides for about 250 children aged 3 to 15 from approximately 35 countries. Our modern purpose-built campus, which extends over 15,000 square metres, is situated next to a natural lake, on the hills overlooking the city of Tbilisi. The state-of-the art facilities incorporate many important features that support innovative teaching and learning in the 21st Century. We adapt the English National Curriculum alongside the International Primary Curriculum to offer a creative and flexible curriculum that leads to Cambridge IGCSE at Key Stage 4. In September 2019 the school will start its A Level programme. The school is a member of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS).

Teacher being sought for the following post (for August 2018):


Key Stage 2 Teacher with Primary PE specialism

BIST students and staff are committed to supporting the wider community through our wide-ranging BIST community programmes. All teachers also support and contribute actively to our cross-curricular days and weeks, our diverse programme of extra-curricular activities, and the PSHE programme. Secondary teachers will be expected to teach their subject to IGCSE level and to prepare students for A Level in the 2018-19 academic year and then also offer AS and A Level courses thereafter.

The successful candidates will have recent UK/international experience, be highly motivated, well organised and possess UK qualifications (or equivalent internationally recognised qualifications). An understanding of the benefits and challenges of living in a rapidly developing country is an advantage.

Staff members at BIST enjoy a stimulating, supportive working environment and pay and conditions compare very well with other international schools in the region. BIST net pay scales are above UK net pay scales and this is enhanced with an annual air ticket, full medical cover, a housing allowance and the opportunity to work and live in a beautiful and fascinating country. The successful candidates will join a team of enthusiastic and committed staff in this highly popular and well-regarded school.

Please submit a completed BIST application form and supporting letter by Monday 27th November 2017.

We encourage early applications as we will begin initial interviews prior to the deadline. Application forms and further details are available on request from recruitment@bist.ge Candidates will be formally interviewed via skype and also have the opportunity for an informal skype discussion prior to this.

British International School of Tbilisi is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures, including checks with past employers, and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check. Our safeguarding and safer recruitment policies are shared with all prospective candidates.

About British International School of Tbilisi

BIST is an expanding school and is well-respected in the international and local community. It prides itself on the warmth of its welcome to children and parents from around the world. The multinational community represented by pupils and their families helps create a learning environment fostering global understanding and appreciation of each other and the variety of cultures we bring to our school daily.

We believe that education is essential for achieving success in a rapidly changing world.  We offer a dynamic, creative and supportive learning environment in which students of all abilities are encouraged and have opportunities to realise their academic and personal potential. Class sizes are small with an average of less than 20 students per class. Our classrooms are well-resourced with books and learning materials. Each classroom is equipped with an interactive Smartboard. ICT contributes to learning and teaching in all areas and is integrated into subject teaching throughout the curriculum. The school has a swimming pool, astroturf pitches, basketball and tennis courts, learning gardens and wonderful adventure play areas in its spacious grounds.

Our Primary Curriculum (Years 1-6) follows the International Primary Curriculum and the English National Curriculum. Classteachers are supported by specialist teachers in some subject areas such Art, Music and PE and each class has a dedicated Learning Support Assistant.
BIST follows the English National Curriculum at Key Stage 3 and Cambridge IGCSE and A Level programmes at Key Stages 4 and 5. Our wide range of subjects are all taught by specialists in their field.

BIST is a Patron's Accredited member of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS).

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