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Primary Class Teacher - Key Stage 1

New Cairo British International SchoolEgypt,New Cairo British International School, Road 17, 1st District, 3rd Zone, New Cairo

Job title: Primary Class Teacher

Age range: Key Stage 1

Employed by: NCBIS - to support the vision, positive ethos and policies of the school

Responsible to: Year Group Leader

Qualifications: Degree and PGCE or QTS or appropriate teaching qualification.

Experience: Minimum 3 years teaching or other relevant experience

Due to rising numbers, New Cairo British International School (NCBIS) is looking to recruit an outstanding full-time candidate for November 2021.

NCBIS is the leading British international, not-for-profit school in Egypt and is an authorised IB World School with more than 60 nationalities represented among 700 students aged 3-18. The student population is made up of 65% expatriate and 35% Egyptians who must have dual nationality. NCBIS is renowned for the excellence of its educational programmes, which includes a strong CAS element across the school, and a welcoming learning environment.

In the Primary School, we teach a bespoke curriculum which is based on the National Curriculum for England, but woven into our international context with an enchanting mix of inquiry, objective and project-based learning. Our youngest learners from Early Years to Year 1 learn through a mixture of child-led (continuous provision) learning and teacher-led structured activities. Our curriculum aims to foster the development of the whole child, including their social, physical, emotional and cultural needs as well as their all-important academic needs.

We are located in New Cairo, a quiet and tranquil part of Cairo. The small class sizes (max class size is 22) contribute to our sense of family and enable us to give all our students the attention they require. Our parents are committed partners and play a vital role in creating this enriching cultural environment.

The class teacher at NCBIS is part of the primary team, working alongside a year group team leader, Teaching Assistants, and the academic and pastoral leadership teams.

NCBIS works in partnership with parents and the school community and the classroom teacher is a key link within this community.

Interested applicants should:

● Have at least 3 years teaching experience;

● Have a passion for learning, with experience of current best practice including child-led learning;

● Have UK or equivalent teaching qualifications;

● Be committed and hard working, with high expectations of themselves and the children in their care;

● Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and a strong sense of collegiality;

● Be able to incorporate IT in their practice;

● Possess humour, energy, flexibility and a positive outlook;

● Be open to the opportunities and challenges that living in Egypt will bring.

In addition to working in a learning-focused, forward-thinking and supportive not-for-profit school, you will receive a generous package including:

● Highly competitive tax-free salary;

● Accommodation allowance;

● Comprehensive international private medical cover;

● Free primary education and secondary education for your dependent children (where applicable);

● Return air passage to base country each year;

● Re-signing on bonus upon contract renewal.

Employment terms is initially a two-year contract which can be extended annually.

NCBIS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. NCBIS is aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. In accordance with UK Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation. Appointed teachers from the United Kingdom are required to provide, at their own cost (of about GBP 60), and before travel arrangements are confirmed, an International Child Protection Certificate (UK) (refer: http://www.acro.police.uk/ICPC/).

Full police clearance, covering at least the previous 8 years, is necessary for all appointees who are working, or who have worked, in countries outside the United Kingdom. To assist newly appointed staff, there is a country by country checklist for the procedures for obtaining a police clearance: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants.

To find out more about the school, please visit our website at http://www.ncbis.co.uk/

To apply please complete the TES application form at https://www.tes.com/

The closing date for applications is Thursday,30th of September 2021 . The school reserves the right to appoint earlier if an exceptional candidate applies for the post, so early applications are strongly encouraged.

Interviews for candidates will be held by Zoom, between the 3rd & 4th of October 2021.

We look forward to hearing from you.

The NCBIS Team

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