Collegio San Carlo is an independent Catholic School and one of Milan's historic educational institutions. The school caters to students K - Yr 13 with a student body of 1966 and growing. It has recently become an authorised IB school offering the IBDP.
Collegio San Carlo’s mission is to develop and enhance the education of its diverse student body. It believes in the importance of tradition and innovation and encourages its teachers to use a wide variety of pedagogies to enable this.
THE INTERCULTURAL PROGRAMME
The Intercultural Programme at Collegio San Carlo is the first bilingual programme at Primary level in a traditional Italian school (the elementary level being Grades 1 - 5 ). The main objective of this innovative program is to enrich the curriculum established by the Italian Ministry of Education through content and activities taken from other international curricula and to deliver a relevant share of the subjects in the English language. The children study 50% of subject matter in English and 50% in Italian. Each Intercultural class is made up of one English and one Italian teacher, sharing the classroom hours. Subjects required to be taught by the English Teacher are: English (reading, writing, oral), Science, Geography, Information Technology, Art and Music. In addition to teaching these subjects taught in one’s own class, the English teacher will be required to lead/assist on other school-wide initiatives (e.g. the annual book fair, the Continuity Project with Kindergarten and Middle school, etc.)
Primary school teachers develop schemes of work and lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives. They facilitate learning by establishing a good relationship with pupils, by their organisation of learning resources and the classroom learning environment.
They develop and foster the appropriate skills and social abilities to enable the optimum development of children, according to age, ability and aptitude. They assess and record progress. They link pupils' knowledge to earlier learning and develop ways to encourage it further. Primary school teachers challenge and inspire pupils to help them deepen their knowledge and understanding.
Typical activities are broadly the same for all primary school teachers and include:
- teaching all areas of the primary curriculum;
- taking responsibility for the progress of a class of primary age pupils;
- organising the classroom and learning resources to create a positive learning environment;
- planning, preparing and presenting lessons that cater for the needs of the whole ability range within their class;
- motivating pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation;
- maintaining discipline;
- preparing and marking to facilitate positive pupil development;
- meeting requirements for the assessment and recording of pupils' development;
- providing feedback to parents on a pupil's progress at parents' meetings
- working with others to plan and co-ordinate work with flexibility;
- staying up to date with changes and developments in the structure of the curriculum;
- taking part in school events and activities
Candidates need to be :
- fully qualified ( BA in Primary Education or similar)
- have a teaching certification such as QTS , PGCE or similar
- have a minimum of 3 years teaching experience
- be able to provide at least 2 references
- be holders of an EU passport or valid working papers for Italy
Preliminary Interviews will be conducted via Skype and short listed candidates will be invited to come to Milan.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Therefore all positions will be subject to comprehensive reference checks including the DBS.
Salary & Benefits
A competitive package will be offered inclusive of housing and relocation allowance
Application & Information