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Job details

Job details
Employer The British School, Rio De Janeiro
Location Brazil
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts July 2017

The British School, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil invites applications for the following posts
For July 2017

Head of Science Faculty (Barra site)

A wonderful opportunity to lead a large and growing Science Faculty offering General Science at KS3, IGCSE Triple and Double Award Science and sciences at both Higher and Standard level in the IB Diploma Programme. We are looking for a dynamic, inspirational, well-organised Head of Faculty to develop further the sciences in the school and to build upon the very solid foundations that already exist.

Applications from married teaching couples are welcome as are speculative applications since there may be other teaching opportunities within the school beyond the posts advertised.

The school is a non-profit co-educational day school of around 2150 students aged 2 to 18 years on three sites.

The Primary sections follow the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and the Secondary sections follow KS3, IGCSE and IB Diploma programmes.

The above posts are offered with an attractive two-year contract (renewable), return airfare, housing and a full remuneration package.

To apply, please send a letter of application (clearly stating date of availability for appointment), full curriculum vitae and the contact details of three referees by email to

The British School, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel: +55 21 2543-5519 – extension 158 
E-mail:  Website: 

Deadline for receipt of applications is Wednesday 14th December 2016.

Initial interviews may be conducted by Skype with further interviews in London on 23rd and 24th January 2017.

About the employer

Information about The British School, Rio De Janeiro
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 2 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Barra Campus
Rua Mário Autuori
100 Barra
Rio de Janeiro