Primary Class Teacher (PYP), Santana de Parnaíba - SP Brazil

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

St. Nicholas SchoolSantana de Parnaíba - SP Brazil

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

St. Nicholas School is seeking to appoint a Primary Classroom Teacher with three or more years’ experience for the Alphaville campus.  Current experience of teaching PYP is highly advantageous. Candidates should enjoy working in a highly stimulating and dynamic international environment, in addition to committing to IB philosophy and practice, to the highest standards of excellence and be prepared to work across the full Primary age range. 

St Nicholas runs from 18 months through Grade 3 and is adding an additional year group each academic year. Class sizes allow for approximately 22/24 pupils with a full-time Class Teacher and Teaching Assistant. Additional Specialist Teachers are responsible for teaching specific curriculum areas (varies depending on year group) including Portuguese, Art, Music, Drama, and PE. A Personalised Learning Department works together with teachers to provide individualised support for pupils to meet learning and language needs.    St Nicholas offers the IB PYP curriculum and all teachers meet regularly with the Heads of section and the PYP Coordinator to plan for the learning experiences and assessment of pupils and discuss pupil progress.  Teachers are given autonomy to innovate and be creative in their design of authentic, challenging and engaging learning experiences and are always well supported.

Successful candidates are expected to have:

A university degree in the subject to be taught along with evidence of recent professional learning

An internationally recognised 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

For expatriate teachers St. Nicholas offers two year contracts, which are renewable by mutual consent and include:

A competitive salary paid in Reais

An overseas allowance based on monthly sterling exchange rates


Private medical plan

Return flights at the beginning and end of the contract 

Visa expenses

Professional development opportunities 

An end of contract gratuity

And fantastic students to work with

A letter of application should be addressed to Laura Falsztyn and be accompanied by a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees, including a current or most recent Head of School or Principal, and sent to 

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. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +55 3465 9684
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