Mathematics Teacher (Middle Years), São Paulo - Alphaville

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St. Nicholas SchoolSão Paulo - Alphaville

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Start date: July 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Attractive
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

 St. Nicholas School

A Unique Educational Adventure 

For August 2019

Mathematics Teacher in the Middle Years Section @ the Alpha


St. Nicholas School is seeking to appoint a Mathematics teacher for the secondary section of the Alpha campus who has three or more years’ experience and who will enjoy working in a highly stimulating and dynamic international environment. Experience teaching science in the IB Middle Years Programme and/or Diploma is highly advantageous. There is a possibility of combining this position with the teaching of science and/or ICT.  More information about St. Nicholas School can be found at and on Facebook at and twitter 

St Nicholas is a vibrant, stimulating and happy multi-cultural environment.  After 35 years experience, the school opened a second campus among the rolling hills of a satellite city, approximately 30 minutes from São Paulo. The Alphaville campus has a large green area and ample, well-resourced classrooms. The school currently educates 200 students through Grade 5 and is adding an additional year group each academic year.  The school will open the first year of the middle years programme in  2019-20.   International-mindedness is valued, promoted and celebrated. The school provides a balanced, rich, challenging and transformative education for its diverse body of students, most of whom are studying in English as an additional language. 

St Nicholas is a successful, forward thinking and well-run school where teachers value sharing ideas, resources and experiences. In the first year of the middle years programme, teachers will devote some of their timetable to developing a middle years curriculum in the area of mathematics and collaborate within different sections of the school as well as across sites.   

Candidates are expected to have:

  • A university degree in the subject to be taught, a related teaching qualification and three years’ teaching experience.
  • A  recognition and some understanding of how Millennials learn.
  • A commitment to inquiry-based learning and the school's vision and mission.
  • A commitment to international mindedness and IB teaching philosophy (
  • A positive and optimistic attitude to students, learning and education. 
  • Additional qualities to add to the school community.


St. Nicholas offers 

  • a competitive salary paid in Reais
  • a two-year contract (renewable by mutual consent)
  • rent free accommodation
  • private medical plan
  • flights at the beginning and end of the contract 
  • professional development opportunities 
  • an end of contract gratuity
  • fantastic students

Letter of application including a curriculum vitae, with the names and contact details of three referees, should be sent by e-mail to

The deadline for applications is 9th December 2018. Skype interviews will be held on the following week. Face to face interviews will take place in early January if required.

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More about St. Nicholas School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 1 - 18 years
Address: Alphaville Campus, Av. Honorio Alvares Penteado,, 5.463, Santana de Parnaiba, 06543-320, Brazil
Telephone: +55 3465 9684
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