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Early Years Teacher

International School of MilanItaly

Inspired Education Italy are seeking to appoint a Early Years Teacher to join us in August 2022.

Candidates should be well-qualified, committed to high standards, interested in using innovative approaches to learning and enthusiastic about promoting international understanding.

“Inspiring Academic Excellence Across 5 Continents”

A definitive statement of excellence in private education, Inspired is a co-educational, non- denominational, independent school group designed to inspire students to achieve their maximum potential in a nurturing, progressive academic environment from ages 18 months to 18 years.

Inspired offers a fresh and contemporary approach to education by re-evaluating traditional teaching methods and curriculums, and creating a more dynamic, relevant, and powerful model reflecting current attitudes. We nurture the unique individuality, talent, and self-assurance of each student, equipping them to take on the world with the skills and confidence to ensure success.

Our current portfolio of 70+ schools currently operate across Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America, with quick ongoing expansion foreseen. The group has grown exponentially since its  founding 7 years ago and offers a unique opportunity to join a connected global community obsessed with a dedication to excellence.

For more information about us, please visit Inspired Schools - Premium Private Education (inspirededu.com)

Our Italian schools

Inspired Italy is spread across several cities based in the north and central Italy. All schools are well resourced, and facilities are appropriate for the twenty first century forward thinking education we provide. The schools consist of the International Schools of Europe Group based in Bergamo, Como, Milan, Modena, Monza, Siena and Ticino and the St. Louis group of schools based in Milan. All schools offer exceptional professional development both within the Inspired Group and through the educational affiliations such as the International Baccalaureate. 

Our host country

Italy is an outstanding country. It offers a rich history and culture as well as exceptional food. Its climate, its colours, cultural riches and the very essence of Southern European living are the prime reasons it is such a desirable location in which to work and live. Located near the heart of Europe, it is extremely well-connected with major European airports and easy road and rail links across the country and the continent. The artistic and cultural heritage is prominent, from galleries and theatres, to Italy’s fame as a global focus for fashion, design, nightlife, cuisine and lifestyle.  There is a history of sporting excellence and the prominence of mountains, lakes and the Mediterranean Sea make for ideal for sporting activities. 

The position

We are seeking to appoint an Early Years Teacher to join the experienced team. As a teacher, the successful candidate would complement the work of the excellent and supportive teachers.  

Essential characteristics for Inspired applicants: 

• to be in possession of a university degree in a related subject and an appropriate teaching qualification 

• to have had recent experience teaching the subject within the … age range

• to be enthusiastic and passionate teachers/leaders. A love of the subject and the ability to convey this successfully to students is essential. 

• ideally (but not essential) be an EU passport holder or already be in possession of a valid visa that enables to work in Italy. 

Why work with us? 

• A knowledgeable and talented staff body committed to supporting the very best in student achievement.

• Excellent resources

• Excellent professional development within the Inspired group and a global network of over 70 schools to learn alongside

• At the leading edge of independent school thinking;

• A culture of excellence;

• Network of opportunities

• Competitive package

The Inspired Recruitment Event in January 2022

Because we take so much care in selecting great teachers to join us, and we know that often decisions to join a School or potentially move countries should be done with proper consideration we will be looking to invite any candidate who applies and is shortlisted to a recruitment event, hosted in our London School; Fulham.

This will run over the 8th and 9th January and will be hosted by several our top international Head Teachers and Principals.

At this event, we’ll provide the opportunity for candidates to also ask questions to experts about any visa or relocation processes; the curriculum or anything else that they will want to know as part of joining.

As we have several world class Schools across the world it will also be an opportunity to meet with some of the other Heads to get to know them better.

Applicants who attend be expected to bring along their identification.

How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should complete the standard TES application form via the TES “apply now/quick apply” link. When completing this application form, it is particularly important that candidates include the following:

• Supporting Statement (within the box provided) which clearly outlines why you are interested in the role and in the school;

• CV with photo (as an attached supporting document);

• Contact details of three referees (within the box provided), one of which must be the Head/Director from current/most recent appointment.

Safeguarding

Inspired are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and if successful you are expected to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all staff and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles and values of our organization.

Any successful applications will also be required to undergo rigorous child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS check as well as completing any relevant safeguarding assessments

Equal Opportunities

Inspired Education is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by law.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Inspired makes hiring decisions based solely the skills, experiences and attributes needed to continue to deliver excellence.



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