EYFS Teacher, Bucharest, Romania

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International British School of BucharestBucharest, Romania

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: A competitive international school salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are currently seeking to appoint a qualified, experienced Early Years Teacher to start Monday, October 28 (with the option for a January 06 2020 start also available), 2019. For the right candidate this position offers the possibility of taking on additional responsibilities as an EYFS Coordinator and member of the Primary School Middle Leadership Team.

The International British School of Bucharest is a COBIS & CIS Accredited school, with 3 yearly BSO inspections. The school was last inspected in March 2018, and is a school rated Good-Outstanding. Class sizes are small, with an approximately 65% Romanian, 35% international mix.

The teaching environment is personalised and friendly, with many successful programmes set up to support and extend students at both ends of the spectrum. 95%+ of students graduating continue on to university, with the UK being the main destination of choice, followed by the Netherlands. Approximately 25% of graduates are accepted into top tier universities. Behaviour is excellent with little more for teachers to deal with than minor low level disruption.

Staff turnover is extremely low at IBSB, with most staff having brought apartments and houses, owing to the comfortable lifestyle offered in Romania, a country with 4 seasons, mountains, a beautiful coastline, and the ability to save a large portion of your monthly salary enabling staff to travel and save for the future. 

The staff environment is welcoming and supportive, with groups of staff regularly attending Wednesday Quizz Night and the traditional end of week Friday staff social. Staff also regularly head away on the weekends together and during school holidays exploring one of the many beautiful old Germanic-styled towns scattered across the Carpathian mountains, skiing in the winter, visiting the Black Sea coast in the summer, and taking the opportunity to use the low cost airlines to visit Greece, Italy, Spain, Turkey, and many other countries a short flight way.

The successful candidate must be fluent in English, be an outstanding teacher, passionate about teaching young children, with strong classroom management skills, and a minimum of 3 years’ experience teaching the Early Years National Curriculum of England.


  • Positive outlook on life
  • Good communication skills
  • Evidence of outstanding teaching in the Early Years Programme
  • Minimum 3 years teaching the National Curriculum of England
  • Fluent English speaker
  • UK/EU passport holder [This is essential]

Additional requirements for the EYFS Coordinator Role:

• Two year middle leadership experience

• Experience leading a team, including staff performance review

• Ability to lead CPD

Additional requirements sort, but not essential

• Previous experience teaching in international schools

Terms and Conditions of the appointment:

Salary Package:

• A generous monthly after tax salary

• Housing allowance

• Flight allowance

• Relocation allowance

• Private medical cover

• CPD budget

• HR support with residence permit and work visa, including covering all 

      costs involved

An initial 2 year renewable contract offers a competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.

All applications to be forwarded to recruitment@ibsb.ro


IBSB, as an Accredited COBIS school, follows safe recruitment procedures requiring all applicants to provide a clear DBS/police check and three positive references form a valid school email address and a member of the senior leadership team covering the last 5 years of teaching.

More about International British School of Bucharest
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: 21-25 Agricultori Street, 2nd District, Bucharest, 021481, Romania. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +40 21 253 16 98
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