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Job details
Employer St. Nicholas School
Location Brazil
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

St. Nicholas School
A Unique Educational Adventure

St. Nicholas School is located in Pinheiros, a cosmopolitan, attractive and busy part of São Paulo. The school is a vibrant, stimulating and happy multi-cultural environment for 680 pupils and from 18 months to 18 and coming from all parts of the globe. International students make up a large percentage of the overall school population and International mindedness is promoted and celebrated. The school provides a balanced, challenging and 21st Century relevant education for its diverse body of students, most of whom are studying in English as an additional language. Technology plays an increasingly important role in education and the students are encouraged to bring and use their devices for learning.


Through an inquiry based international education, St Nicholas School
develops responsible, confident and caring citizens of an ever-changing world.
By setting high academic standards and celebrating cultural diversity, we nurture
individual talents and embrace a shared passion for learning.

Head of Physical Education

St. Nicholas School is seeking to appoint a Head of Secondary Physical Education to be responsible for the daily management of the department including pedagogical leadership, executive decision-making and budgeting. The Secondary section is part of the whole school PE department and the Head of secondary PE will be required to teach some younger age groups. The secondary PE curriculum is skills based and includes football, rugby, volleyball, basketball, gymnastics and fights. The Head of Secondary PE is also expected to develop and coach a number of school teams. There is a shared covered court, an astroturf pitch, a smaller outside court and  e practice within the pedagogical leadership team.

More information about Nicholas School can be found at and

Candidates are expected to have:

  • A university degree and a related teaching qualification and three years’ teaching experience.
  • Recent experience in a leadership position
  • An interest in 21st Century pedagogy and also an understanding of how millennials learn.
  • A positive and optimistic attitude to students, learning and education.
  • Additional qualities to add to the school community

For expatriate teachers St. Nicholas offers two-year contract, which are renewable by mutual consent and include:

  • A competitive salary paid in Reais
  • An overseas allowance based on monthly sterling exchange rates
  • Accommodation
  • Private medical plan
  • Return flights at the beginning and end of the contract
  • Visa expenses
  • Professional development opportunities
  • An end of contract gratuity
  • Fantastic students to work with

Job descriptions and further information are available on the website and the LAHC website
Letter of application should be addressed to the Head Teacher and accompanied by a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees. Please send to

The deadline for application is 11th December 2016. Skype interviews will be held on the following week. Face to face interviews will take place in early January if required.

Nicholas Thody
November 2016

About the employer

Information about St. Nicholas School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through
Funding status State
Gender Mixed
Age range 1 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Rua do Emissário 333
Sao Paulo
+55 11 3465 9676