English Teacher - Secondary (Opportunity for Head of English available)
About Nord Anglia Education
Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 47 international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and North America, providing outstanding education to over 45,000 students from pre-school through to the end of secondary education. Our schools are united by one philosophy; we are ambitious for our students, our people and family of schools. This means that we want every student to achieve more than may have ever thought possible, which we ensure through personalised learning enhanced with unique global opportunities.
The British School Warsaw
The British School, Warsaw is a highly successful, growing school with a committed and inspirational team of teaching professionals at its heart. Our close-knit and supportive team is honoured to be at the centre of our community, educating over 1000 young people of more than 60 nationalities each year. The school currently has 110 teaching staff and 75 associate staff. Warsaw is a vibrant cultural capital, leading change in Central Europe. As a non-selective school, we are proud that our students achieve above world averages in the IB and IGCSE exams and go on to some of the world’s top universities. Recent investment in facilities has seen us open a new purpose-built IB College and an additional gym.
About the role:
As a qualified teacher, you will be a fluent English speaker, you will have a degree in your specialist subject plus considerable teaching experience and knowledge of the British curriculum, and ability to teach IBDP HL English is required. Able to create a classroom culture where there are no limits to what can be achieved, you will be committed to developing personalised approaches to learning and experienced in the latest assessment methods. You will be an excellent communicator, who works in partnership with colleagues, students and parents to create a learning environment that delivers educational excellence. The position of Head of Department is also available for the right candidate and therefore experience of leading a department would be a distinct advantage.
A strong ambassador for the school, you will be able to develop new ways to engage students and parents with the wider school and Nord Anglia Education community. Your strong motivational, organisational and communication skills will also enable you to create a feeling of energy, excitement and personal investment within the classroom.
When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of more than 9,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.
We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform that harnesses the collective expertise of their peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking. Our collaborations with The Juilliard School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.
Alongside great training you will enjoy the chance to live and work in one of a cultural capital in Europe, with good transport links and low cost of living.
As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:
- A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale;
- An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration;
- A culture which is fair and consultative;
- Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career.
- In return for your passion to promote a quality education you will enjoy an annual flight allowance, a relocation allowance and private healthcare.
The closing date for this position is Wednesday 24th January 2018 at midday. We will interview initially via Skype as applications come in. We reserve the right to interview and appoint sooner should a suitable candidate come forward. As such, all interested candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible.
Any offer of appointment will be subject to a successful medical as well as clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously known as CRB) from both Country of residence / birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years
For more information about the school, please see our school website: www.thebritishschool.pl