Teacher of History

St George's British International SchoolItaly

Teacher of History

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented Teacher of History to join our highly motivated and experienced team from September 2021. The successful post holder will be able to teach both IGCSE and IB History. We wish to appoint a creative and inspirational subject teacher who will bring enthusiasm and vision to a successful and established department within the school. This post would suit an aspirational teacher who would enjoy working in a supportive and forward-thinking school, which has been graded “excellent” in inspection and is achieving record results. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching and Learning

▪ To teach History across the Senior School, including IGCSE and IB level

▪ 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


▪ 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 Responsibilities

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

▪ 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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