Primary School Learning Support Teacher, Berlin

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Berlin Metropolitan SchoolBerlin

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: internal pay scale
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

To support our Primary School team, we are looking for an experienced, passionate educator in the field of Learning Support starting 01.12.2019. 

BMS is the oldest international school in the center of Berlin. 1000 students from 68 countries attend our school and are taught using the best international and national curriculum programs. The Berlin Metropolitan School is an all-day school, allowing students from kindergarten through 12th grade to complete a modern and values-based education, culminating into an internationally recognized diploma. An international team of more than 200 dedicated employees lead the way for the learning success of our students. 


  • Provision of additional support for students whether this be through intensive individual support, small group or ongoing in class support. 
  • Support and promote the school and the IB mission statements. 
  • Actively model the attributes of the IB learner profile. 
  • Help select resources and manage them efficiently. 
  • Ensure classroom/learning spaces are organised, stimulating and attractive. 
  • Encourage students to continue their learning independently and spark enthusiasm and love for learning by modelling this themselves. 
  • Differentiate learning experiences and activities appropriately and collaboratively with colleagues. 
  • Technology is integrated meaningfully into everyday teaching and learning. 
  • Learning Support Students’ progress is continuously assessed using a variety of methods. 
  • Maintain co-operative, supportive professional relationships with colleagues and share expertise, strategies to use in the classroom and resources to meet specific student needs. 
  • Be supportive of the school’s mission, an active participants in the greater life of the school and in the team. 
  • Teaching shows a good understanding and use of the school’s written curriculum and policies. 
  • Be able to answer everyday queries of parents. 
  • Oversee the development and updating of Individual Learning Plans with a primary focus on students with specific behavioural needs. 
  • Implement staff training on Behavioural Management Best Practices. 


  • A confident, effective communicator, who is open-minded, knowledgeable and enjoys working collaboratively. 
  • A committed, experienced and well-qualified teacher, who seeks opportunities to extend expertise and looks for improvement to provide a high quality teaching standard. 
  • A Bachelors or Master´s degree in Primary Education with a valid teaching certification and specialism in Learning Support. 
  • At least three years teaching experience in a multilingual learning environment. 
  • Experience in using technology to enrich student learning. 
  • English native-level speaker fluency. 

WE OFFER a modern, inspiring work environment with international, dynamic employees and an open school community in the heart of Berlin. Our cooperation and the sense of togetherness are distinguished by a special team spirit and respectful and harmonious interaction. Our open- door-culture with the leadership, joint learning and collegial case counseling creates an inspiring and supporting collaboration. Continuous personal development through “Professional Development Days”. We create great conditions for a modern classroom with a comprehensive range of modern technology and resources. Besides we offer staff benefits such as relocation package incl. housing service and settling in allowance as well as daily free lunch in our cafeteria.

More about Berlin Metropolitan School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Linienstraße 122, 10115 Berlin, Germany. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +49 30 8872 7390
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