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Primary Class Teaching Assistant (m/f/d)

St. George's The British International School - CologneCologne, Germany

St. George’s the British International School, Cologne, Germany.

St. George's School is looking for a dynamic and caring Primary Class Teaching Assistant to support our Foundation Stage department to start in April 2022.

St. George’s values are: Inspire, Value, Grow, and these are at the core of all we do.

Serving the international community in Cologne for over 30 years, St. George’s School combines an enriching curriculum with family orientated care. The school has grown from small beginnings into a thriving community of over 800 pupils, aged from 2-18 and representing more than 40 nationalities. 

The National Curriculum is taught throughout the school; we offer the IB Diploma in our Sixth form. 

One of a group of three schools located across Germany, St. George’s Cologne offers the successful applicant an exciting range of opportunities for professional development and growth across the school group. 

The Location

Located on a new, purpose built campus on the outskirts of Cologne, St. George’s School enjoys direct transport links to the city centre, as well as to the greater area of Cologne-Bonn. 

Germany’s fourth largest city, Cologne is a dynamic and vibrant cultural centre with a large and diverse international community. Situated in the heart of Europe, Cologne offers a high standard of living as well as numerous opportunities for travel and cultural discovery. 

Cologne-Bonn airport is located only 20km from the school, with many daily flights to the UK, and a highspeed rail service connects Cologne to London, via Brussels.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a Foundation Stage Assistant to work in our flourishing primary department.

Fluency in English and familiarity with the English National Curriculum are a prerequisite. A strong desire to contribute to the rich extra-curricular life of the department is also an advantage.

Given the growing and developing nature of the school, flexibility and the desire to support other team members is a essential. A strong desire to contribute to the rich pastoral and extra-curricular life of the school will also be an advantage.

The  Foundation Stage Assistant works closely with the Nursery Class Teachers to provide stimulating learning opportunities for pupils. They assist with monitoring and guiding pupils academic, social and emotional development as well as their general welfare. The Nursery Assistant supports Class teachers in observing children to keep careful track of pupils’ progress and maintain regular dialogue with the Class Teacher. 

Please download our job description for detailed information.

Only applications made through the TES online portal will be considered. 

We require additional information for your application, please upload the following documents via the supporting documents link:

1.  Your passport information page or ID card

2.  A copy of your degree certificate 

Applications should be submitted by the closing date of Sunday, 09th January 2022. The school reserves the right to contact outstanding applicants in advance of this deadline.

St. George’s is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will therefore be subject to enhanced background checks. 

For any inquires relating to this role, please do not hesitate to contact us directly:

Mr. Christopher Lewis 

Head of Recruitment

E-mail: recruitment@stgeorgesschool.com

Tel: 0049 2233 808870

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