Lower Primary Coordinator & Primary Class Teacher, Porto, Portugal

Closing date:Expiring soon

Oporto British SchoolPorto, Portugal

Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary Scales based on qualifications and teaching experience
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

The School

Established in 1894, Oporto British School is proud of the fact that it is the oldest British School in mainland Europe. It follows the Cambridge Curriculum at KS3 leading to IGCSE and later the IB Diploma programme. Our pupils have achieved outstanding IB Diploma results in recent years, which have been amongst the best in Portugal. The school, while being conscious of its British foundation and traditions, is very much an international school of the 21st century. The school has undergone a very successful ISI inspection and is COBIS and CIS accredited.  Oporto British School is open and friendly. Excellent relationships are evident throughout its close knit, supportive community, which is often described as being ‘like one big family’.  Our enrolment in Primary is approximately 250 students.

The Position

We are looking for a teacher to join and lead an excellent team of teachers, who deliver the Cambridge Primary Curriculum. You will be a highly effective and dynamic classroom teacher, with a genuine commitment to putting students first. You will have the capacity to lead a key stage within the school and ensure pupil progression in all areas of the curriculum. The school will provide you excellent support and professional development that is appropriate to your needs.

Student achievement is above UK and international benchmarks.

Application Procedure

If you feel you meet the above requirements, and wish to apply for this position, please download and email your application form to recruitment@obs.edu.pt;  we will not consider applications which do not follow this process.

Oporto British School offers an attractive package and support for teachers moving to OBS.

The post is open to EU passport holders only.

Please do visit the school website for further information about the school   and the Primary Section http://www.obs.edu.pt/en/our-school/school-sections/primary   

The deadline for application is 24th May 2019 although interested teachers are strongly encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to appoint a suitable candidate before the deadline.  Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by Skype initially with possible face-to-face meetings to follow.

Oporto British School is committed to safeguarding all children. Successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) criminal record checks or country equivalent.  Oporto British School is an Equal Opportunities employer.



More about Oporto British School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Rua da Cerca, 326/350, Porto, 4150-201, Portugal. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +351 2261 66660
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