Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 57 international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and North America, providing outstanding education to nearly 45,000 students from preschool through to the end of secondary education. Our schools are united by one philosophy—we are ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools.
Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We believe that being part of our family of 57 schools gives each school a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and King’s College London.
The British International School Bratislava
The British International School Bratislava is at the forefront of international education in Slovakia. Established in 1997 for students aged 2-18, our school is recognised for academic excellence leading to outstanding IB results and entry to top universities worldwide. Our facilities are designed to support learning, and include a wide range of performing arts and sports amenities to develop the whole child and foster a love of learning amongst our students.
To learn more about our school, please visit http://www.nordangliaeducation.com/our-schools/bratislava
About the role
We will look to you to promote high expectations for our students, designing learning activities that are aligned to our school’s curriculum and creating a love of learning amongst our students. We encourage all our teachers to act as role models in promoting the core values, which have helped us to become first choice school for expatriate parents in Bratislava.
The successful candidate should have excellent communication, organisational and classroom management skills meet deadlines and work well under pressure. A genuine interest in the all-round welfare of students is essential as is being able to work independently and as a member of a team. As well as teaching, the colleague would be expected to develop assessments, contribute to schemes of work, keep detailed student records and take an active part in the development of the faculty. Ideas and initiatives are welcomed.’
About you (see full Job description)
Pastoral Responsibility available for the right applicant
Able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international environment, you will need a relevant degree, a recognised teaching qualification (PGCE /NQT) and a minimum of 2 years RELEVANT teaching experience. Committed and creative, you will be reflective on your own teaching and student outcomes, seeking out and implementing new ideas and innovative practice to raise achievement.
Keen to collaborate and share your specialist expertise, you will be a fitting ambassador for the school. You will communicate with confidence across diverse audiences and situations, using your expertise to build strong relationships with parents and students.
Key tasks and responsibilities
- To undertake an appropriate programme of teaching Science Years 7-13 with the ability to teach 2 sciences to IGCSE and preferred is IB Physics
- To use a variety of methodologies which will stimulate learning appropriate to student needs and the demands of subject specifications
- To develop appropriate specifications, resources, schemes of work, marking policies, and teaching and learning strategies in your curriculum area
- To plan and prepare lessons as well as contribute towards ever-developing schemes of work
- To undertake assessment of students as requested by external examination bodies and faculty/departmental procedures
- To monitor and keep records of student progress, including regular input to the database system
- To mark, grade and give both written and verbal feedback on students’ work on a frequent, regular basis, with attention to individual learning based on assessment.
- To help to monitor and support the overall progress and development of students within the faculty/department, including those with special educational needs,
- To write detailed individual reports and to keep accurate student records of progress and effort against standard criteria
- To attend faculty & parents meetings as required
A willingness to take part in Science-related extra-curricular activities, both locally and nationally, would also be expected.
You must also hold a European or UK passport to comply with Slovak residency permit requirements.
We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform that harnesses the collective expertise of their peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development at the cutting edge of educational thinking. Our collaborations with The Juilliard School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) offers our teacher’s unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer an opportunity to earn an Executive Masters in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.
Alongside this great training is a competitive salary package. (European schools do not have a relocation package which includes flights accommodation etc.)
The closing date for applications is 18th February 2019.
Initial interviews will be conducted by Skype.
Start Date: August 2019
At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture. All applicants (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.