Key Stage 3-5 Art Teacher, Romania

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International British School of BucharestRomania

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

 The International British School of Bucharest is seeking to appoint an Art teacher to teach Key Stages 3 - 5. To start 20 August, 2020 (INSETT Week August 21-28). To start teaching Monday, Sept 01, 2020. 

The International British School of Bucharest is a COBIS, ECIS Accredited school, with 3 yearly BSO inspections. The school was last inspected by ISI in March 2018, and is a school rated Good-Outstanding. 

Class sizes are small, with up to 22 students in a KS3 art, usually around 5 students in IGCSE art, and 3- 5 students per class in KS5, allowing for a high degree of teacher-student contact time and personal support. The school has a 65% Romanian, 35% international mix, with around 200 students in the secondary school. The teaching environment is personalised and friendly, with many successful programmes set up to support and extend students at both ends of the spectrum. Behaviour is excellent with little more for teachers to deal with than minor low level disruption. 

95% of students graduating continue on to university, with 1-4 students selecting art based degrees each year. UK is the main destination of choice, followed by the Netherlands. Approximately 25% of graduates are accepted into top tier universities. 

Staff turnover is very 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. 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, Turkey, and many other countries a short flight way. 

The successful candidate must have an advanced level of English, be an outstanding teacher, passionate about teaching art, and able to teach by demonstration, with a personal portfolio of exemplary work, strong classroom management skills, and a minimum of 3 years' experience teaching the National Curriculum of England. 


Positive outlook on life Good communication skills 

Evidence of outstanding teaching in art 

A portfolio of recent work to exemplify a passion for art 

Minimum 3 years teaching the National Curriculum of England 

Advanced English speaker UK/EU passport holder [This is essential]  

Recognised teaching qualification

3 positive references from pervious schools

Additional requirements sort, but not essential:  

Previous experience teaching in international schools  

Terms and Conditions of the appointment:  

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

IBSB, as a BSO Accredited COBIS school, follows safer recruitment procedures requiring all applicants to provide a clear DBS/police check.

You must meet the following requirements for a visa or working permit:

  • 3 years teaching experience.
  • A degree related to subject taught.
  • Bachelors with Teaching Qualification, PGCE or PGDE, UK Qualified Teacher Status or similar teaching qualification.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Should hold a valid passport from either Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or United Kingdom.
  • References, Medical check, Criminal background check
  • Over 26 and below 50 years of age

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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