The British International School, Riyadh caters for students aged 3-18. 50% of students are British but over 50 nationalities are represented within the student body. The school is accredited by the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) and the Council of International Schools (CIS). The recent British School overseas inspection described the BIS curriculum as “outstanding” and states that “students demonstrate outstanding attitudes, behaviour and personal development. They take pleasure in their own success and that of others”. In a recent confidential survey staff overwhelmingly stated that they enjoy working at the school. We now seek to add to our team.
Salwa Garden Village is located about 30km from Riyadh. BISR Salwa is a community based school which caters exclusively for the children of residents of the compound with a current roll of approximately 160 students.
We are seeking a full-time fully qualified Early Years practitioner. Staff appointed to BISR join an ambitious School which is forward thinking and offers the best of British education, enhanced by an international flavour. We have a strong commitment to staff development and to encouraging personal development within the school.
The successful candidate will:
• be UK qualified teachers or have qualifications recognized in the UK through the NARIC process;
• very competently fulfil all Teachers’ Standards as published by the Department of Education in 2012;
• put students at the heart of the education process;
• fully support the Mission and ethos of the school;
• commit enthusiastically to the School’s enrichment programme including leading extra-curricular and inter-house activities;
• believe in the values of international and interculturalism in an educational context;
• possess strong ICT skills preferably with IWB experience;
• have excellent English, both spoken and written;
• have good interpersonal skills; work well in teams and have an abundance of emotional intelligence;
• be reflective and seek to develop their classroom practice;
• be focused on creativity and the process of learning; as well as promoting independence in children through a learner centred approach;
• have an understanding of AfL practice in the classroom;
• be adaptable, seek new challenges & professional experiences.