Primary Teacher

Byron CollegeAthens, Greece

Byron College are looking to appoint a passionate Primary Teacher from August 2021 - either KS1 or KS2

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a vibrant and dynamic British International School for a  pro-active individual, who is student focused and wants to make a difference.

Do you possess:

  • Excellent working knowledge of the UK National Curriculum
  • High levels of  pedagogical knowledge and know-how
  • Experience of working with children who have English as an additional language including complete beginners
  • Ability to facilitate learning to different levels simultaneously
  • A proven track record of success
  • Flexible and innovative approach to working
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Ability to innovate and teach outside of the classroom
  • Strong team player willing to support other colleagues
  • Willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school

We are looking for people who are dedicated to helping their students, enjoy challenges, and want to contribute to the continued development of the school. If you seek an opportunity to make a difference and build an experience for students the Byron is the school for you.

The school reserves the right to appoint before the deadline should a suitable candidate be found. Interviews will be conducted online or at the school as necessary.

Please state on you application your desired Key Stage.

Important notes:

Greek Applicants - You must hold a relevant degree and have completed the registry for teachers of private schools (Epetirida), or hold the qualifications to do so. Please note that international qualifications are not recognised as qualified teacher status for Greek candidates within Greece.

International Applicants - Your qualifications must be from the same country as your passport. You must also hold a relevant teaching qualification (QTS with completed NQT or equivalent) again from the country of your passport. Your teaching qualification must be for Primary teaching as a Secondary PGCE, or equivalent, will not be accepted.  Please note that the iPGCE is not currently recognised in Greece & Language Qualifications such as TESOL & DELTA are not accepted. For British applicants we are able to support NQT training.

Please  provide the names and emails of 3 referees, one of whom should be your current Headteacher or Principal. References will be requested for all shortlisted candidates so please indicate if you do not wish your current employer to be contacted at this time.

As part of our 'Safer Recruitment Policy' applications must be made through the TES portal and submitted in English. A CV can be attached in addition to the application form but not as an alternative. Applications whereby the application form is not complete will be rejected.

Byron College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the ACRO Criminal Records Office. We are an independent, international school following the English National Curriculum, operating in Athens - Greece under the Department of Education License No. Z2/442/1986. The school is BSO inspected and registered with the Department for Education (DfE reference number 6337) in the United Kingdom.

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