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Art & Design Teacher

The British School of LisbonPortugal

The British School of Lisbon (BSL) is the first-choice school for expatriate families seeking an outstanding education in the central area of Lisbon. Located in Cais do Sodré, BSL is a truly British international school. With a committed and inspirational team of teaching professionals at its heart, BSL is relentless in its pursuit for excellence.  A supportive community feel and a location that is within walking distance of the best of what a capital city has to offer, make working at BSL a unique opportunity.

Art & Design Teacher  

As we move into our Secondary School phase, The British School of Lisbon is looking to appoint an exceptional and experienced Art & Design teacher to join our talented team. We welcome applications from outstanding, self-motivated and reflective professionals. We’re looking for the right blend of energy, enthusiasm and experience, and a passion for teaching and learning that embraces change and innovation as well as ensuring consistency and continuity. 

Teachers will be expected to: 

Hold QTS and have experience of delivering the English National Curriculum

Have experience of teaching KS2 & KS3 Art & Design

Relentlessly pursue outstanding performance for all students

Collaborate with other teachers to achieve collective accountability.

Have exceptional organisational skills

Participate in a culture of professional learning

Engage in active communication with parents and other important stakeholders

Promote our vision through the opportunities we offer, the impact we make, the leadership we demonstrate and the respect everyone deserves.

Possess a creative and pragmatic approach, collaborating on innovations in teaching and learning and the broader activity of the school. 

Understand how to blend the best of premium British education with contemporary international thinking, helping to create a distinctive positioning for the school.

Be accountable and a positive advocate for all leadership decisions.

Respect, appreciate and understand a variety of cultures and societies.

Application Process

Applications should be emailed to  and should contain a CV, letter of application outlining your motivation for applying for the position, and the details of at least two professional referees - one of which is your current headteacher. Due to GDPR, you must ask referees for approval before submitting your application. Your CV should contain a clear employment history and details of professional qualifications. Any gaps in employment must also be explained. Application letters should be no longer than one side of A4.

Due to the high number of applications expected, only long-listed candidates will be contacted with further details of the interview process. 

The British School of Lisbon places the highest priority on all matters relating to safeguarding. All offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Those who have worked internationally must also provide equivalent clear police clearance certificates for each country.

Start date: August 2022

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