Physical Education Teacher, Italy

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St George's British International SchoolItaly

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

St George’s British International School is seeking to appoint a teacher of Physical Education (Junior) to join us in September 2018.

Candidates should be highly motivated with a track record of promoting high standards and rapid progress. The appointed candidate will need to have a minimum of 2 years' proven successful experience and will need to be an enthusiastic team player, determined to make a positive difference. 

Our School

St George’s British International School is a leading not-for-profit school, founded in 1958, to serve Rome’s international and expatriate communities. Today St George’s provides an outstanding education to 860 students from over 75 countries. St George’s follows the UK curriculum through to the completion of the (I)GCSE program in Year 11. In the final two year’s of schooling, students follow the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, and benefit from an extensive range of subject choices. 

The school has two sites. The main campus is based at La Storta in the northern suburbs of Rome. Catering to students from ages 3 to 18, the campus is set in expansive grounds within beautiful panoramic views extending across to the mountains.  The learning facilities at the La Storta campus include fully equipped classrooms, seven science laboratories, two dedicated teaching rooms for Information Technology, a specialist Design and Technology area and a Music Department with a built-in recording studio. The work produced by the English Language, Music and Art departments is exceptional and regularly wins prizes. Sports facilities include a new generation all weather rugby pitch, floodlit AstroTurf soccer pitch, a cross-country trail, tennis, basketball and volleyball courts, a fully equipped sports centre and an all-weather multipurpose sports area.

Our second campus, located close to the Vatican in the centre of Rome, opened in 2017. Catering to Junior School students from age 3 to 11, the children benefit from bright, purpose-fitted classrooms that make use of the latest learning technologies. The campus incorporates a theatre, swimming pool and full-size gymnasium as well as specialist classrooms and music areas. 

The most recent cohort of students to graduate from St George’s obtained an overall average score of 36.1 points in the IB Diploma. They go on to study at many of the world’s leading universities, in particular in the United Kingdom, as well as in the USA, Canada, Australia, Europe and Asia. 

Our City 

Rome, the Eternal City, needs no introduction. Its role in world history, famous cuisine, natural beauty, and artistic heritage are well documented. Rome is a rewarding place in which to live and work; teachers, staff, students and parents alike benefit from the cities many cultural sites, restaurants and activities. Whether you enjoy skiing in the mountains, hiking in the hills, or strolling along the coast, you can easily access an exceptional range of opportunities.  

Your Role 

We are seeking to appoint a P.E. Teacher in the Junior school. The successful applicant will join an existing team of four high quality specialists within the PE department of the whole school. Their particular focus will be the development of PE lessons within the two Junior Schools and contributing to their respective extensive extra-curricular programmes. It is essential that candidates have experience of teaching PE across the age and ability range in a Junior school.

Essential characteristics for St George’s applicants:

• to be in possession of a university degree in a related subject and an appropriate teaching qualification

• to have had recent, demonstrable experience teaching the subject within the age range

• to be an enthusiastic and passionate teacher with a love of subject and the ability to convey this passion to students

• to be an EU passport holder or already be in possession of a valid visa that allows for working in Italy. 

How to apply

Please click on the Apply Now link to fill out an application form and submit it to Please ensure that you include the Reference Number in the subject line of your email. 

Please do not submit a CV or send certificates or testimonials at this stage.

Shortlisted candidates will have references taken up prior to interview.

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More about St George's British International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Via Cassia Km16, La Storta, Rome, 00123, Italy
Telephone: +39 6308 6001
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