Early Years English Teacher, Bucharest, Romania

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Avenor CollegeBucharest, Romania

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Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Avenor College is an international bilingual school deeply rooted in the Romanian culture, seeking academic excellence and personal growth. As the school expands, we need to appoint enthusiastic and dynamic professionals to contribute to the teaching of English in Kindergarten, Reception and Year 1, starting with August 2020.

The Teacher of English has the key task of leading, managing and developing literacy across Kindergarten, Reception and Year 1. 

You will be responsible for planning and delivering high-quality lessons and for successfully completing the administrative duties that this role entails. Your lessons will be lively and include engaging activities to help students develop accuracy, fluency and most importantly, confidence. 

We strongly believe that the Avenor outstanding teacher is passionate and engaged, shares school values, constantly reflects on their learning journey and confidently creates a variety of learning opportunities for students through thorough lesson planning and in-depth subject knowledge. 

Applicants should be experienced, fully-qualified teachers.

We would welcome applicants who will fulfil the following Essential Characteristics: 

• Relevant degree in Early Childhood Education/ QTS/PGCE;

• Teaching experience with the relevant group of minimum 3 years; 

• In-depth subject knowledge including assessment for learning;

• Be able to motivate and challenge able students by co-creating a stimulating learning experience;

• Be motivated to develop schemes of work and ensure that English is a central aspect of the whole school curricular and co-curricular experience;

• Inspire trust and confidence in students, parents and colleagues, with the ability to offer CPD to colleagues in your area of specialism;

• Promote the wider aspirations and values of Avenor College.


We value the following Personal Characteristics and would hope you might be able to demonstrate these:

• People oriented - building positive relationships; good team player and good team builder; excellent listener; fair and consistent;

• Positive outlook - in all respects a good role model who will lead by example;

• A high level of cultural sensitivity and the ability to treat all staff/students/parents equally regardless of nationality or background;

• Capacity for hard work; organized and prepared; a high degree of resilience;

• Healthy lifestyle;

• Interest and constant practice in their own personal development;

• Constant learner.

We offer:

• An attractive package- salary and benefits;

• The position will be offered on an initial two-year contract term with annual renewal thereafter;

• Maximum class sizes of 21;

• Continuing professional development opportunities;

• Maximum teaching time 28*30 minute lessons per week;

• A wonderful well equipped friendly environment in which to work, with a motivated team;

• A great team spirit.

Application process:

• Ensure that your application form includes the names of at least three referees with their current phone numbers and email addresses;

• Please browse our extensive bilingual website for a clear overview of the school, and you can find us on Facebook which gives a flavour of the vibrancy of the school;

• Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require further information prior to applying.

Safeguarding: 

Please be aware we take very seriously our duty of care towards all our students; as part of our safeguarding procedures we will undertake rigorous checks with referees, as well as requiring you to provide current police checks. 

GDPR compliance: 

By submitting your CV to our registration addresses, you give us your explicit consent for processing your data only for the purposes imposed by the labour legislation. 

In accordance with our Privacy Policy, Avenor College processes personal data of candidates only for purposes governed by the Labour Code or other activities for which there is a legal basis. 

Through our internal privacy policy, we guarantee that if you are not admitted to the position you applied for, your CV will be kept in the most secure conditions for 6 months after the submission of the application.

Timescale:

• Closing date: applications will be considered on receipt;

• First-round interviews will be conducted via Skype;

• Final interviews for shortlisted candidates will be individually arranged.



More about Avenor College
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 19 years
Address: No. 125A Padurea Pustnicu Road, 1st District, Baneasa, Bucharest, Romania. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +40 737 043 480