Primary School Teacher, Timisoara, Romania

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British International School of TimisoaraTimisoara, Romania

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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

British International School of Timisoara (BIST) is looking for qualified Primary School teachers (Reception, Key Stage 1 and 2 specialists) to join our team in August 2019. NQT applications are welcome.

This is a unique opportunity for dedicated and passionate teachers who love being in the classroom and working with children, but also who wish to join us in building an innovative and exciting project which will soon become one of the best schools in Romania.

BIST is the first school with a British International curriculum established in the western part of Romania. The school will open its doors for the students with ages 4 to 13 years old (Reception to Year 9) in September 2019. The school will grow gradually and will implement the Cambridge IGCSE programme in KS4 and aims to offer the International Baccalaureate curriculum in KS5. The school has already applied for the COBIS accreditation and will have the first inspection in March 2020. 

Construction and renovation are underway for a spacious, state-of-the-art campus fit for a leading international school. Located in the northern part of the city, the campus can accommodate up to 600 students and is expected to reach its full capacity by 2021. The school benefits from a generous space of over 10,000 square meters with beautiful green areas.

As a Primary School teacher, you will work closely with the Head of Primary School to build a strong team and help fulfil the vision of the school.

The successful candidate will need to be a passionate teacher who has the drive and a keen desire to bring a significant contribution to the educational sector in this part of Romania.

In addition, the successful candidate will:

  • Know how to build positive relationships; 
  • Have an engaging personality and teaching style;
  • Have good classroom management skills;
  • Have good communication skills;
  • Have high expectations of children and themselves;
  • Have strong subject knowledge and master a variety of teaching and assessment strategies;
  • Be flexible and willing to learn new things;
  • Be a team player and like to share good practice;
  • Have a positive attitude and be solution oriented;  
  • Be keen to provide an engaging, stimulating and supporting learning environment.

For further information about the school and about the role please see the school website

If you are interested, please apply by sending us your CV and cover letter at and

Closing Date: Friday, 21 December 2018 at noon

The British International School of Timisoara takes safeguarding children very seriously and as such all staff are subject to rigorous checks, including enhanced DBS clearance, or similar checks both from the country of origin and the previous country of employment, along with qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment and three satisfactory references.

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More about British International School of Timisoara
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 13 years
Address: Timisoara, Timis, 300291, Romania
Telephone: +40 0726 707 446