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Secondary English Language and Literature Teacher

International School of Nice ISNFrance

Job Description: Secondary English Language and Literature Teacher 

ISN seeks an English Language and Literature Teacher, who can provide excellent instruction and dynamic learning opportunities for Middle and High School, in alignment with ISN’s vision and mission, while supporting Globeducate events when appropriate for the department.  The English department emphasises conceptual learning through literary and non literary texts with an approach  following a dynamic and internationally designed Middle School, IGCSE and IBDP curricula.

All teachers at ISN are expected to effectively develop and deliver the curriculum to excellent standards. 

You will be working within the English Department and closely in line with the EAL department. The department functions in a collaborative and supportive manner based on mutual respect and understanding. We strive to deliver a dynamic program at all levels and share best practices in an open and empathetic environment.

Teaching responsibilities:

Plan and prepare learning activities that guide students towards achievement of curriculum objectives

Use and develop a range of instructional techniques including inquiry based, project based and problem based learning using media consistent with available resources and student needs and capabilities

Expand student use of individual and collaborative strategies to generate concepts and ideas

Incorporate new technologies and tools in the creative process

Evaluate each student's performance on a continual basis

Prepare evaluative student reports

Ensure the required standards of classroom management and student behavior are met 

Work collaboratively within the English department


Responsibilities specifically related to student safety and student support:

Collaborate with the SENCO to ensure that teachers are aware of students' specific learning needs.

Ensure that students who meet requirements have inclusive assessment arrangements.

Ensure all activities are carried out with due regard to health, safety and safeguarding, in accordance with the Child Protection Policy.

Trained in Safeguarding and Duty of Care.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in English 

Qualified teaching certificate/licensure

Strong  classroom management

An understanding of the approaches to teaching that include meaningful feedback, student reflection, and ATL skills.

 Essential qualities:

Positive, creative, collaborative teacher

Committed to ensuring high standards of teaching and learning

Flexible, resilient, supportive team player

Passionate about learning

Effective communicator

Diplomatic, proactive, problem-solver

Interculturally aware with well-developed interpersonal skills

Well organized and efficient

Able to meet deadlines



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