IB German Teacher, Düsseldorf/Germany

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Tes Managed Recruitment ServicesDüsseldorf/Germany

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary scale between €35,000 - €50,000 and other benefits
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Native-level German speaking teacher sought for teaching IB Curriculum 

St George’s School, Duisburg-Dusseldorf is a private, non-selective, co-educational, non-faith day school located in the Rhine-Ruhr region of Germany. It is part of a group of three international schools spread across Germany which share a strong common ethos and structure. We strive for excellence in everything we undertake and place heavy emphasis on creating a positive, enjoyable and child-centred learning experience.

The school was founded in 2002 to serve the educational needs of international families living in the Duis-burg-Dusseldorf area. It was the second school in the St George’s School group to be founded, following the success of its sister school in Cologne, established in 1985.


The school community currently consists of approximately 700 pupils, aged from 2-18. Approximately half of these pupils come from the local German community, whereas the remaining half come from a broad spectrum of international backgrounds. There are currently over 50 nationalities represented in the school.

Their curriculum is based on the UK National Curriculum, and they embrace the flexibility this provides to ensure that topics are relevant to pupils learning in an international context. English is the working language of the school, but they also appreciate and value the local culture. As such, German is a core subject alongside English, Mathematics and Science. First language German speakers follow the local curriculum for the language, and all German lessons are provided by specialist teachers. 


In Upper School students prepare for IGCSE examinations in 8-10 subjects. The school is IB accredited, and Sixth Form students, aged 16-18, work towards the International Baccalaureate Diploma. At both IGCSE and IB level, students have a broad range of options to suit their interests and aspirations. Following graduation, the majority of our students opt to continue their education at some of the best local, national and international universities.

Throughout the school, the maximum class size is 20, and classes are typically smaller for specialised options, reflecting the school’s pledge to provide to individualised care.


Requirements:

  • Min. BA in German Language or another relevant subject
  • PGCE or other teaching degree
  • Min. 2 years' teaching experience
  • Classroom experience

Benefits:

  • €1500 relocation fee
  • School contributes 50% for health and pension
  • 50% discount school tuition fee for dependent

To find out more about the role for for an informal chat, contact Laura Ooms on 0203 194 3030 or laura.ooms@tes.com



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