Teacher of History (Maternity Cover to start in November 2018), Hamala

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British School of BahrainHamala

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Start date: 1st November 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The British School of Bahrain

The British School of Bahrain is committed to providing a high quality, international education for expatriate and local students in the Kingdom of Bahrain. We are a selective, coeducational, independent Nursery-through-Year 13 school. Our curriculum is based on the National Curriculum for England and Wales, with some adaptations to the local context. We are a truly international school and our students and staff come from a wide variety of backgrounds.  Our students are a joy to teach.   

Teaching Environment

As an international school located in Bahrain, we value and celebrate the rich diversity of the many nationalities, religions, cultures and traditions of all our students and we aim to provide a safe, inclusive and caring environment in which young people can learn to live and work together in a spirit of harmony and mutual respect. Each student is encouraged to play an active role in school life, both in and out of the classroom.

Judged as ‘Outstanding’ in our most recent QQA inspection, we have high expectations of our students throughout their educational journey. Our aim is to provide our graduating students with a passport to the best universities, colleges and careers around the world.

Teacher of History

We require an outstanding, dynamic, and motivated teacher of History to join the Senior School. The candidate must have a passion for teaching History and is able to achieve high levels of learning.   

We are looking for a reflective practitioner who has: 

· Excellent knowledge of subject content and pedagogy

· A degree and PGCE or B.Ed. or the equivalent

· Experience of teaching History to A2 

· High expectations and aspirations for all students

· A commitment to the overall development of young people

· The ability to use digital applications to enhance teaching and learning


Previous teaching experience in a high-performing international school is an advantage.

To be considered for this position you will need to meet our qualifications and experience requirements. 

In return we offer an attractive expatriate remuneration package, including competitive salary, housing allowance, health insurance, annual flight and relocation assistance. 


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to background checks as well as with the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB).

To apply for this position please send to hr@thebsbh.com :

· Your CV with recent photograph

· A brief covering letter including your Skype address

· The names and contact details of two professional referees, one of whom must be your most recent employer

By applying, we assume referees may be contacted prior to interview unless otherwise stated by you.

Please include ‘Teacher of History' in the subject field of your e-mail. 

For non-local candidates, initial interviews for this position will take place via Skype.

If you would like to find out more about our school please visit www.britishschoolbahrain.com

British School of Bahrain

PO Box 30733


Kingdom of Bahrain

Telephone: +973 176 10920

Facsimile: +973 176 10371 

E-mail: hr@thebsbh.com

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More about British School of Bahrain
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Building 1080, Road 1425, Block 1014, Hamala, Bahrain
Telephone: +973 17610 920
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