Secondary School Geography Teacher, Romania

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International British School of BucharestRomania

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

The International British School of Bucharest is currently seeking to appoint a qualified, experienced Geography Teacher with a proven track record of outstanding teaching across KS3-5. To start August 20, 2020.

The International British School of Bucharest is a COBIS, CIS Accredited school, with 3 yearly BSO inspections. The school was last inspected in March 2018, and is a school rated Good-Outstanding. Class sizes are small, with up to 22 students in a class in KS3, and usually 10 or less in KS4 & 5 Geography. The school has a 65% Romanian, 35% international mix, with 350 students and  around 200 students in the secondary school. 

The teaching environment is personalised and friendly, with many successful programmes set up to support and extend students at both ends of the spectrum. 95%+ of students graduating continue on to university, with the UK being the main destination of choice, followed by the Netherlands. Approximately 25% of graduates are accepted into top tier universities. Behaviour is excellent with little more for teachers to deal with than minor low level disruption.

Staff turnover is low at IBSB, with most staff having brought apartments and houses, owing to the comfortable lifestyle offered in Romania, a country with 4 seasons, mountains,  a beautiful coastline, and the ability to save a large portion of your monthly salary enabling staff to travel and save for the future. 

The staff environment is welcoming and supportive, with groups of staff regularly attending Wednesday Quizz Night and the traditional end of week Friday staff social. Staff also regularly head away on the weekends together and during school holidays exploring one of the many beautiful old Germanic styled towns scattered across the Carpathian mountains, skiing in the winter, visiting the Black Sea coast in the summer, and taking the opportunity to use the low cost airlines to visit Greece, Italy, Turkey, and many other countries a short flight way.

The successful candidate must be fluent in English, be an outstanding teacher, passionate about teaching Geography, with a history of good grades achieved at both IGCSE ad A Level, possess strong classroom management skills, and have a minimum of 3 years’ experience teaching the National Curriculum of England.


- Positive outlook on life

- Good communication skills

- Evidence of outstanding teaching in geography

- Minimum 3 years teaching IGCSE and A Level Geography using the National Curriculum of England framework

- Fluent English Speaker

- UK/EU passport holder [This is currently essential]

- REcognised teaching qualification

- Three positive references from previous schools

Additional requirements sort but not essential:

- Ability to teach another humanities subject

- Previous experience teaching in international schools

Terms and Conditions of the appointment:

An initial 2 year renewable contract offers a competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.

All applications to be forwarded to 

IBSB, as an Accredited COBIS school, follows safer recruitment procedures requiring all applicants to provide a clear DBS/police check.

More about International British School of Bucharest
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: 21-25 Agricultori Street, 2nd District, Bucharest, 021481, Romania. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +40 21 253 16 98
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