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DCYP Mainscale UPS Teacher, Naples

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British Forces School NaplesNaples

Salary: £24,373 - £40,490

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

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British Forces School Naples


The Directorate Children and Young People (DCYP) provides appropriate professional direction, support and advice to ensure that service children, where ever they are living in the world, and young people are provided with every opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and fulfil their potential.

DCYP is a highly complex organisation employing c.1000 personnel which include Teachers, MOD Broader Banded Civil Servants, Soulbury Grades, Locally Employed Civilians and Contractors in multiple worldwide locations.

Job description

Responsible to: The Headteacher

Teachers will be expected to:

  • Contribute significantly, where appropriate, to implementing workplace policies and practice and to promoting collective responsibility for their implementation.
  • Have an extensive knowledge and understanding of how to use and adapt a range of teaching, learning and behaviour management strategies, including how to personalise learning to provide opportunities for all learners to achieve their potential.
  • Have an extensive knowledge and well-informed understanding of the assessment requirements and arrangements for the subjects/curriculum areas they teach, including those related to public examinations and qualifications.
  • Have up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the different types of qualifications and specifications and their suitability for meeting learners’ needs.
  • Have a more developed knowledge and understanding of their subjects/curriculum areas and related pedagogy including how learning progresses within them.
  • Have sufficient depth of knowledge and experience to be able to give advice on the development and well-being of children and young people.
  • Be flexible, creative and adept at designing learning sequences within lessons and across lessons that are effective and consistently well matched to learning objectives and the needs of learners and which integrate recent developments, including those relating to subject/curriculum knowledge.
  • Have teaching skills which lead to learners achieving well relative to their prior attainment, making progress as good as, or better than, similar learners nationally.
  • Promote collaboration and work effectively as a team member.
  • Contribute to the professional development of colleagues through coaching and mentoring, demonstrating effective practice, and providing advice and feedback.


British Forces School Naples and MOD Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Health & Safety

Personally responsible for the health, safety and welfare of all staff that may be affected by the postholder's acts and/or omissions.

Equal Opportunities

Personally responsible for equal opportunities awareness and ensuring that the postholder is aware of, and carries out, the provisions contained in the MOD Equal Opportunities policy.

Safeguarding Children

To be responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and/or vulnerable adults.


The Teachers’ Standards issued by the Department for Education specify that:

  • Teachers make the education of their pupils their first concern.
  • Teachers are accountable for achieving the highest possible standards
    in work and conduct.
  • Teachers act with honesty and integrity.
  • Teachers have a strong subject knowledge.
  • Teachers keep their knowledge and skills as teachers up-to-date and are self-critical.
  • Teachers forge positive professional relationships.
  • Teachers work with parents in the best interests of their pupils.

At British Forces School Naples all teachers will therefore:

  • Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils.
  • Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils.
  • Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge.
  • Plan and teach well-structured lessons.
  • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils.
  • Make accurate and productive use of assessment.
  • Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning
  • Fulfil wider professional responsibilities.


  • A teacher is expected to demonstrate consistently high standards of personal and professional conduct. The following statements define the behaviour and attitudes which set the required standard for conduct throughout a teacher’s career.
  • Teachers uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high
    standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school, by:
  • Treating pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual
    respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position.
  • Having regard for the need to safeguard pupils’ well-being, in
    accordance with statutory provisions.
  • Showing tolerance of and respect for the rights of others.
  • Not undermining fundamental British values, including democracy,
    the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.
  • Ensuring that personal beliefs are not expressed in ways which exploit pupils’ vulnerability or might lead them to break the law.
  • Teachers must have proper and professional regard for the ethos,
    policies and practices of the school in which they teach, and maintain
    high standards in their own attendance and punctuality.


UK QTS and successful completion of Induction Programme at the time of application.

Technical skills

We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:

  • Setting high expectations and ensuring good progress and outcomes for pupils.
  • Good subject and curriculum knowledge.
  • Plan and teach well-structured lessons and make accurate assessments that inform planning and enable pupils to improve.
  • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils.
  • Manage behaviour effectively to a good and safe learning environment.
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school.
  • Learning and development tailored to your role.
  • A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity.
    • Superannuation is in accordance with the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
    • A paid annual return flight to the UK is also provided for each family member after first having completed 12 months in post.
    • Accommodation is free for the first five years of your MOD employment overseas with subsidised utilities. Thereafter rent and utilities are payable.


  • Learning and development tailored to your role.
  • A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity.
  • Superannuation is in accordance with the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
  • A paid annual return flight to the UK is also provided for each family member after first having completed 12 months in post.
  • Accommodation is free for the first five years of your MOD employment overseas with subsidised utilities. Thereafter rent and utilities are payable.


  • COLA: Cost of living overseas allowance is payable, based on personal circumstances and marital status,and additional childcare allowance may also be payable.
  • A tax free transfer grant may also be payable.
  • The post offers full relocation to the successful candidate.

Please be advised that the department is conducting a review of all pay related allowances which could impact on those allowances that the post currently being advertised attracts.

Things you need to know


Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.
People working with government assets must complete basic personnel security standard checks.

Selection process details

This vacancy is using Success Profiles, and will assess your Experience and Technical skills.

Safeguarding Assessment
The selection process will include the assessment of the candidate’s ability to demonstrate motivation to work with pupils and the ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with students.

You will receive an automated email to acknowledge your application and advise you of the outcome of the sift meeting. Applications will be sifted to select those demonstrating the best fit with the post.

You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview. Interview dates TBC.

If we receive applications from more suitable candidates than we have vacancies for at this time, we may hold suitable applicants on a reserve list for 12 months, and future vacancies in the Civil Service requiring the same skills and experience could be offered to candidates on the reserve list without a new competition.

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Apply and further information

Apply before 11:55 pm on Monday 23rd November 2020

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Contact point for applicants

Job contact :
Name : Gary Margerison
Email :

Recruitment team :
Email :

Further information
Please see attached document for further information.


Applications closed

More about British Forces School Naples

Type: Mainstream School

Phase: Primary

Funding status: State

Gender: Mixed

Age Range: 3 - 11 years

Address: JFC Naples, BFPO 8, Italy

Telephone: +39 81 839 55 111