Shell and Shell Affiliated Schools
About Shell and Shell Affiliated Schools
Shell and Shell affiliated schools offer great opportunities for qualified teachers to work internationally in Brunei, Nigeria Oman and Russia.
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with around 87,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. Our aim is to meet the energy needs of society, in ways that are economically, socially and environmentally viable, now and in the future.
Our people are central to the delivery of our strategy and we involve them in the planning and direction of their work. We create a work environment that values difference and provides channels to report concerns. As a global energy company, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviours. We are judged by how we act - our reputation is upheld by how we live up to our core values honesty, integrity and respect for people: www.shell.com/about
About Shell and Shell Affiliated Schools
The Shell Group of Companies operates a number of schools providing high quality education to children from the age of 3 to 12 years, with some schools extending their provision to Middle Years.
Shell and Shell affiliated schools set out to provide suitable education to enable children to reach and maintain the highest possible standards. All schools are international schools, serving internationally mobile employees who work for Shell and its joint venture partners. Each school is managed by the local Shell operating unit, centrally guided by Shell Education Services Department based at Shell Headquarters in The Hague. The Education Services Department is supported by World Class Learning School Management Services, a division of Fieldwork Education.
The international mobility of Shell staff is important to the successful operation of Shell companies. Shell employees with specialist expertise are posted on international assignments for defined periods in countries where Shell has large oil and gas operations. The overriding objective of Shell and Shell affiliated schools is to support the business, enabling employees to expatriate and repatriate with their families.
The schools are experienced in responding to the needs and expectations of a transient community and offer high quality international education in which children learn well, reach high standards of achievement and develop as confident individuals.
Teachers working in Shell and Shell affiliated schools are recruited for their proven skill and understanding relating to the latest best-practice in educational pedagogies. They are expected to promote the Shell and Shell affiliated schools’ mission statement and to facilitate new ways of working and learning appropriate for the 21st Century. Teachers are expected to demonstrate excellent skills in all areas of teaching and learning.
‘It is our aim to, through excellent teaching and organisation, maximise learning in a way that enables children to achieve high social, personal and academic standards, enjoy learning, adapt to other education systems and develop both a national and an international perspective.’
Shell and Shell affiliated schools seek practitioners with proven teaching experience who hold a recognised teaching qualification and have experience in teaching an English medium curriculum. In all Shell and Shell affiliated schools the core curriculum taught is the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) www.greatlearning.com/ipc and the International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC) www.greatlearning.com/ieyc
Schools with Middle Years provision implement the International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC) www.greatlearning.com/imyc or a curriculum underpinned by programmes of study in Key Stage 3 of the National Curriculum for England.
Teaching in Shell and Shell Affiliated Schools
Shell and Shell affiliated schools offer opportunities to work in an international location offering new professional challenges. Contracts, remuneration and benefits are competitive and vary according to location.