Director of Sixth Form, Italy

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The British School of MilanItaly

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

The British School of Milan (Sir James Henderson School)

  • 720 students aged 3-18
  • Member of HMC and accredited by COBIS
  • IB World School
  • English National Curriculum to (I)GCSE
  • High academic standards
  • British and international curriculum
  • Competitive salary

The Post

Director of Sixth Form Full-Time from September 2018

We seek an outstanding candidate to lead and develop our dynamic Sixth Form. Supported by a Deputy Head of Sixth Form and Director of the IB, the successful candidate will manage a team of tutors in promoting pastoral care, academic progress and the university applications process. The role represents an excellent leadership opportunity, with the post-holder joining two Deputies on the Senior School SLT.

An initial period of rent-free accommodation is available as part of the package for this post.

We take great care to safeguard children in the school. Applicants must agree to undergo child protection screening. This will include checks with previous employers as well as DBS checks.

Further information about the school is available on the website: www.britishschoolmilan.com where you should complete the application form.

The deadline for applications is: Friday 8 December 2017

E mail: employment@bsm.school

The School

Established close to fifty years ago, the British School of Milan is an independent, co-educational, not-for profit organisation enjoying a national and international reputation for excellence.

The School offers students the English National Curriculum up to (I)GCSE and the IB Diploma in the Sixth Form, with a wide range of co-curricular activities throughout. Teaching staff work in a positive and friendly atmosphere with bright and responsive students. The last two cohorts have gained an average of 35 IB diploma points, and (I)GCSE results in 2016 and 2017 saw the total A*/A grades average 65%.

Living in Milan

The school is situated close to the centre of Milan, a cosmopolitan city, the financial and economic capital of Italy, and an exciting place in which to live and work. It boasts one of the grandest squares in Europe, dominated by a spectacular cathedral and arcade. Art treasures include The Last Supper by Leonardo and the Rondanini Pietà by Michelangelo, while La Scala is one of the premier opera houses in the world. The fashion houses of Prada, Armani and Versace have their headquarters here, while two of the finest football teams in Europe play in the San Siro stadium. Milan recently hosted the World Expo, and with excellent public transport and world-class healthcare, there has never been a better time to live in the city.

Milan is also a transport hub, with easy access to the dramatic landscapes of the Italian Lakes and the Alps, the Mediterranean, and the cultural riches of Florence and Venice. Boasting three international airports, Milan is easily reachable from most international cities.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Via Carlo Alberto Pisani Dossi, 16, Milan, 20134, Italy
Telephone: +39 2 210941
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