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KS3/KS2 Teacher

The British School, AlexandriaAlexandria, Egypt

KS2/KS3 Teacher able to offer a broad range of subjects initially at KS3

Details

The British School, Alexandria seeks applications from enthusiastic, hard-working and talented teachers looking to develop their teaching career in an international setting. We follow the British National Curriculum, prepare students for GL and Cambridge Checkpoints.

We are looking for a capable teacher, one who might offer a transitionary approach to learning from primary to secondary, maybe across the science/maths/IT area or English/Humanities. You might be particularly gifted and be able to offer a range of subjects.

We envisage the job being one that blends the best of the Primary teacher enabling and holistically developing the child but also offering that level of depth and challenge found in KS3 teachers in their specialist subjects.

You would be joining a very supportive committed group of teachers with a mix of young and more experienced teachers.

The British School, Alexandria is a long-established, high achieving, and forward-thinking 3-18 International School known for its family atmosphere.  It enjoys an excellent reputation both within Alexandria and further afield.  It is recognised by the DfE and is an accredited member of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS).  We are committed to ensuring excellent learning and teaching in a caring environment.  You will find the school a rewarding and friendly place to work with good relationships between staff and students.  We have a strong commitment to the professional development of all our staff.

We are the first and only school in Africa to be honoured with the High-Performance Learning (HPL) accreditation, as well as the first school in Africa to be part of the Fellowship of World Class Schools. We believe in the growth-mindset philosophy of HPL and are enriching our students with the cognitive and attitude tool kit to thrive in an ever-competitive 21st-century global society. We would be seeking to appoint a candidate who has a similar mindset and who understands the importance of modern pedagogical research to inform their delivery of lessons.

Alexandria is a bustling, friendly and cosmopolitan city on the Mediterranean full of historical interest.  Life for teachers is enjoyable with a relatively low cost of living and sufficiently good infrastructure, shops, cafes, and restaurants to lead a European lifestyle.  Most teachers are able to save at least 60% of their salary and at the same time enjoy exploring Egypt.  Although in past Egypt has appeared in the media, you will find that living in Alexandria is in reality similar to living in any other big city with no particular security issues and a strong and stable government.

Minimum Requirements

Degree from a UK university or similar

Ideally 2 years experience of teaching in KS3/KS2 (Middle school experience) 

Qualified Teacher Status / PGCE

Experience of teaching in the British Education system either in the UK or in British international schools

Satisfactory Police / DBS (formerly CRB) checks

Desirable

A British citizen who has been educated in Britain and so has personal experience of the British education system.

Terms and Conditions /Advantages

● Good tax-free salary

● Free furnished quality accommodation (excluding utility bills) with sole occupancy within walking distance of the school in a very pleasant suburb of Alexandria.

● Annual return flights to the UK for the teacher, spouse, and dependents

● Beginning and end of contract baggage allowance

● 2 free school places for dependent children

● Free health insurance for teachers, spouse and dependents

● 2-year initial international school teacher contract

● Small class sizes (typically 15 -20 students in a class )

● Highly motivated students who want to learn

● Forward-looking British independent international school at the heart of the community with a family atmosphere

● Excellent professional development together with opportunities to take on the responsibility

● British international accredited (COBIS and BSME) not-for-profit school for children aged 3-18

● Vibrant north African Egyptian city with excellent opportunities for travel

Application Process

If you would be interested in joining us then please visit our website www.bsalex.net for further details and to download an application form.  Please either email a copy of your latest CV to principal@bsalex.net or complete the online TES application form. Both should include reasons you are interested in this unique position, and how your experience/qualifications match the job of a KS2/KS3 teacher. 

The initial closing date is 12.00 noon on Sunday 5th December, however, we are keen to appoint as soon as possible and applicants will be considered and interviewed on receipt. We may be open to a temporary appointment or an appointment from August 2022.

We intend to interview via Zoom on receipt of suitable applications.  If you have any questions or would like any further details, please do not hesitate to contact me by email at principal@bsalex.com

Single teachers or married couples (with or without children) are welcome to apply. Strong NQT/ECT's are particularly encouraged to apply.  (Full induction available)

The British School, Alexandria is committed to all aspects of safeguarding.

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