Are you a fully qualified, experienced, maths specialist, seeking a new teaching opportunity? If so, you will be interested in this exciting opportunity to join our successful and growing international school in Quito
About the School
BSQ is Ecuador's only truly British international school, where the English National Curriculum is taught with strong links to local language and culture. We are proud of our joint British-Ecuadorian roots and have a very strong reputation in the local and international community. Our curriculum is student-centred, so that each individual can reach their full potential.
British School Quito is a foundation, with the sole purpose of providing education. We are an IB World School, accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS). We are licensed and accredited by the Ecuadorian Ministry of Education. The school is located in the beautiful Cumbaya valley to the East of Quito and 20 minutes from the airport. The Early Years, Primary and Secondary sections are all on one campus, which has rich local flora and fauna – hummingbirds are daily visitors to most areas. The school has an ICT lab, science laboratories, art and music facilities, a cafeteria, playgrounds, swimming pool and a sports field. We have a central library with an auditorium area for assemblies and productions.
About the Opportunity
The role is due to start from August 2019 and will be to teach maths to years 7-13 including IGCSE and IB.
BSQ has already built its reputation on high quality and high standards and as such it has similar high expectations of its staff. The school therefore welcomes fully qualified, flexible, creative, child-centred teachers who will further enhance the quality of teaching and learning and also be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of this busy school. Applicants are invited from teachers currently working in the UK maintained or independent school sectors and from those already posted overseas.
Applicants must have a relevant Bachelor degree from a reputable UK University, Qualified Teacher Status, with a PGCE, BEd or similar from the UK.
As an English school specialising in the English National Curriculum to a diverse international student population, strong English language fluency is an essential requirement and applications from native-level speakers of English will be preferred. Additionally, applicants must hold British citizenship in order to secure the necessary visa. We welcome applications from NQTs with excellent references.
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Benefits of working at an Orbital Education School
Orbital Education focuses on delivering the very best in British education to its students around the globe. It’s an expanding group with schools already in Spain, Hungary, Slovenia, China, Russia, Ecuador and the Middle East, with exciting plans to develop new schools across the globe. Key reasons to work at an Orbital Education School include:
- Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and students worldwide
- Enhanced professional development opportunities, through partnerships with specialist learning providers to offer recognised and accredited professional development programmes.
- Opportunities for both career development and movement within the group, providing opportunity to see the world whilst progressing an attractive and rewarding career.
Applications - If this describes you and you are keen to join our excellent school and friendly, supportive and hardworking staff team, then we would welcome an application from you.
Your application should be submitted by email and should include a CV with photograph, a letter of application and the names and email contacts of two referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer.
Please submit your application to the Principal, Mrs Emma Newman at email@example.com
Closing date for applications is Monday 18th March 2019
Interviews will take place by skype and will commence immediately from the date of advertising. Early applications are encouraged as the school reserves the right to appoint before this deadline if the right candidate is found. If you have not been contacted by Friday 29th March 2019 you should assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.
Safeguarding – British School of Quito is committed to safeguarding children and young people. As part of the school’s commitment to safeguarding, all post-holders are subject to background checks and will be required to present either a DBS certificate alongside a current update from the DBS service, or an International Child Protection Certificate administered by ACRO https://www.acro.police.uk/icpc/ (if ever worked or lived in the UK).
Prohibition Checks will also be required where appropriate and/or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence. The successful applicant will also be required to present the background checks outlined below, along with original and notarised copies of their qualifications.