Early Years Teachers - IB PYP / Reggio, Sao Paulo - central

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GIS - The International School of São PauloSao Paulo - central

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

The School

GIS São Paulo opened in  February 2019 in a beautiful brand new school located in a central area of SãoPaulo.  

The school is part of a Swiss holding named Group of International Schools (GIS) which aims to found and develop a group of international schools designed to offer premium Education which inspires 21st century learning and intercultural understanding. 

Its goal is to provide expatriate and local families with an international education that is broad, balanced and challenging. Through the creative use of technology and authentic, inquiry-based learning experiences, the GIS schools empower their students to be responsible life-long learners who can achieve their full potential and contribute to an ever-changing world.  A stimulating and safe learning environment foster curiosity and an interest in learning.

GISSP is a candidate IB Primary Years Programme school.  It  offers a curriculum based on the IB values and practices, while the Early Years department is inspired by the Reggio Children approach.

For further information please visit the school website https://www.issaopaulo.com.br  

GIS Mission Statement

GIS schools are committed to providing a supportive and innovative learning environment in which all members of the community are:

challenged to achieve their individual potential,

encouraged to pursue their passions, and

empowered to fulfil their responsibilities

engaged in relationships based on self- expression, mutual respect  and teamwork. 

The position 

We are looking for a passionate teacher with vision and ambition to contribute to our new Early Years department.  Outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills to navigate and cultivate our new learning community since its own foundation are essential.

They will be a passionate educator and a committed team player who demonstrates a collegiate and collaborative approach to working with others. 

They will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain strong and positive relationships with all of the school’s stakeholders.

Person Specification

Applicants must be qualified teachers, with an internationally recognised teaching qualification in Early Years and/or Primary education. 

Candidates should have a proven record of high quality teaching and learning and should have experience of teaching in an IB PYP school or should demonstrate a philosophy and approach clearly aligned to the Primary Years Programme and the Reggio Children

The ideal candidate will have the following requirements: 

English mother tongue

Be a dynamic, flexible team player with high level interpersonal skills and excellent organisational ability.

Caring attitudes and a balance personality 

Add value to our positive and motivated staff team, in order to give students the best possible opportunity for success.

Take a proactive role in initiating activities to enhance the wider life of school

Be open and willing towards professional development 

Remuneration Package

A competitive salary will be offered, along with free school tuition for school-age dependents. The package may include benefits such as free housing, Health care, flights and additional allowance. 

Applying for this post

Candidates who meet the above requirements should send a single PFD to the Principal, Ms. JaquelineWeber, at principal@issaopaulo.com.br  including the followings: 

- an up to date CV with photo

- Your educational philosophy statement

-  Names, job titles, work email addresses and telephone numbers of a minimum of three professional referees. These need to include your current and  past employers/line managers that you have worked for within at least the past 3 years.

GIS is committed  to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo relevant background checks. 



More about GIS - The International School of São Paulo
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Alameda dos Jurupis, 485 Av. Moema, Indianópolis, São Paulo, 04088-001, Brazil. View in Google Maps