Teacher of English, Nepal

Closing date:Expiring today

The British School, Kathmandu, NepalNepal

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking to recruit a dynamic, creative and caring English teacher, committed to the pursuit of excellence, for our exciting and unique school.

Our latest BSO OFSTED report found TBS to be ‘an excellent school: [which] provides an outstanding quality of education and demonstrates an exceptional flexibility in meeting the learning and personal needs of its students’. Established in 1966, The British School Kathmandu (TBS) provides for c.580 children aged 3 to 18 from approximately 40 countries. The school is oversubscribed and is extremely well regarded in the wider community. We were awarded TES Strategic Initiative of the Year 2016 for our community work in Dhading as well as SLT of the Year, Community Initiative of the Year and the overall British International School of the Year 2017. Staff have collaboratively developed a TBS learning policy and we adapt the English National Curriculum alongside the International Primary Curriculum to offer a creative and flexible curriculum that leads to Cambridge IGCSE and A Levels at Key Stages 4 & 5. The school is a founder member of the Federation of British International Schools in Asia (FOBISIA) and a fully accredited member of the Confederation of British International Schools (COBIS). 

English Teacher (The ability and/or willingness to also teach Media Studies may be considered an advantage)

All students and staff are committed to supporting the wider community through our wide-ranging TBS community programmes. All teachers also support and contribute actively to our cross-curricular days and weeks, our diverse programme of extra-curricular activities, and the PSHE programme. Secondary teachers will be expected to teach their subject to A Level and to prepare students for world class universities. We do have high expectations and teachers must be willing to work hard and to live up to our ‘excellence at the top of the world’ motto.

The successful candidates will have recent UK/International experience, be highly motivated, well organised and possess UK qualifications (or equivalent internationally recognised qualifications). An understanding of the benefits and challenges of living in a developing country is an advantage. 

Staff members at The British School enjoy a stimulating, supportive working environment and pay and conditions compare very well with other international schools in the region given the relatively low cost of living in Kathmandu and Nepal. TBS net pay scales are above UK net pay scales and this is enhanced with an annual air ticket, end of contract gratuity, full medical cover, a housing allowance and the opportunity to work and live in a beautiful and fascinating country. The successful candidates will join a team of enthusiastic and committed staff in this highly popular and well-regarded school. 

Please submit a letter of application, application form, photograph & CV to Brian Platts, Principal, The British School, Kathmandu by Friday, 15th February 2019 (early applications are encouraged).  Further details are available on request from recruitment@tbs.edu.np. Initial Skype interviews will take place until 18th February 2019 .

We have a dedicated online application system; all applications should be submitted here:


The British School Kathmandu is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures, including checks with past employers, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check, a Prohibition Order Check and the successful application of an ICPC (International Child Protection Certificate). Our safeguarding and safer recruitment policies are shared with all prospective candidates.

TBS does not discriminate with regard to race, colour, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, political opinion, or disability.

The British School Kathmandu
        Mr. Brian Platts

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More about The British School, Kathmandu, Nepal
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: P.O. Box 566, Jhamsikhel, Patan, Kathmandu, Nepal
Telephone: +977 15521794
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