Teacher of English

St George's British International SchoolItaly

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented Teacher of English to join our highly motivated and experienced team on a full-time basis from September 2021. The successful post holder will be able to teach across the Senior School including at IGCSE and IB level; they will be empathetic, engaging and an excellent communicator. 

This post is suited to an ambitious teacher who would enjoy working in a supportive and forward-thinking school, which has been graded ‘excellent’ in its most recent inspection and is achieving record results. The department is very well resourced and pupils enjoy a hugely varied curriculum that mirrors our diverse student body. 

St George’s pupils are polite, well behaved and eager to learn. It is a joy to teach young people from a wide variety of backgrounds who can bring their own global perspectives to the classroom. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching and Learning

 To teach English across the Senior School, including English Language/Literature through to IGCSE and IB

 To encourage all pupils to reach their academic potential through enthusiastic and personalised teaching, tailored challenge, rigorous record keeping and follow up

 To be aware of, and comply with, all the School policies including those for marking and assessment, teaching and learning and reporting

 To develop and share schemes of work and resources, using in-house formats

 To assist with covering colleagues as required

 To attend all meetings and INSET as required

Pastoral

 To show an active interest in each child’s personal and domestic circumstances, and to foster the personal and social developments of each pupil in your care

 To actively promote the social, moral and cultural ethos of the school community

 To create an atmosphere of support by being aware of, and fully compliant with, all of the school’s pastoral policies

 To be familiar with all the school’s policies on Health and Safety and be proactive in ensuring the safety of all members of the school community at all times

 To promote exemplary behaviour and a responsible attitude amongst pupils

 To be aware of and act upon all policies regarding the safeguarding of children

Professional 

 To promote pride in the school among the pupil body through high standards of dress behaviour and commitment

 To ensure that all communication is acted upon appropriately and in a timely manner

 To attend Parents’ Evenings, Assemblies and other school events during term time as the Principal may from time to time require

 To be responsible for all school resources, particularly those in your care, reporting damage or loss to the appropriate authority within the school

 To contribute to the virtual learning environment, the website, social media and publications in support of your work

 To contribute to the school’s Self Evaluation and Development Plan

 To foster a close partnership with parents, initiating contact in appropriate circumstances and ensuring that there is a record of this

 To carry out any reasonable professional request made by the Principal or Head of School

Other Responsibilities

 To be an ambassador of St George’s at all times, in school and in Italy

 To teach and carry out other professional duties as required by the Principal, and actively

support the CCA programme

Personal Skills

 Enthusiastic and passionate about education with a sound understanding of UK best practice

 Flexible and adaptable to the varied demands of working in a world-class school environment

 Proactive in all aspects of school life

 Able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team

 Creative and innovative across and beyond the curriculum

 Able to work successfully under pressure, with excellent organisational skills

 Reliable and respectful

 Able to demonstrate a positive and proactive attitude towards participation in professional

development and the school’s induction and appraisal processes

 Able to present a professional image in line with the high expectations of St George’s

 A talented communicator, orally and in writing

 A confident and competent user of IT in the classroom and for administrative purposes

Formal Qualifications / Experience

 A good UK Honours Degree (or equivalent)

 A certified teaching qualification (i.e. Qualified Teacher Status)

 A distinguished record of teaching

 A strong record of professional development

 At least two years of teaching experience.



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