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Job details

Job details
Employer International Preparatory School Cascais
Location Cascais, Portugal
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Maternity Cover
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1st March 2017 or possibly sooner

Contract type: full time / housing allowance, relocation and medical insurance included
Contract term : From 1st March 2017 (or before) until the end of June 2017, with a possibility of extension

About IPS

Established over 25 years ago, IPS is a small and highly respected Primary school, well known for its friendly atmosphere. IPS provides a safe, welcoming environment for children from 3 to 11 years of age, to learn, play and develop. We are now extremely proud of our purpose built premises in Cascais, which opened its doors in September 2010.

IPS provides a safe, friendly and caring environment in which each child develops their academic, social and emotional skills to become confident and well-rounded citizens of the world. Each individual is encouraged to achieve their full potential within a stimulating local and international environment.

The Position

Primary classroom teachers at IPS are responsible for the educational development and pastoral care of a class of mixed ability pupils, in accordance with the school’s policies and philosophy.

The Person

Successful candidates will:

  • Have knowledge and experience of teaching the National Curriculum of England across the primary age range
  • Possess effective teaching and learning styles, providing effectively for the individual needs of all children, including EAL provision
  • Be able to create a happy, challenging and effective learning environment
  • Be able to develop and maintain positive relationships within a team, as well as with children and parents
  • Be enthusiastic, positive, approachable, committed, motivated and well organised
  • Have a good sense of humour.

What we offer

IPS provides a safe and positive teaching and learning environment.  A generous amount of non-contact time allows teachers to plan, assess and develop learning within directed school hours.

You will receive a competitive salary, health care, tax free lunch allowance and housing allowance.

How to apply

If you meet the above criteria and would like to opportunity to become part of this successful and well-established international primary school, please send your CV (with photo), letter of application and names & contacts of two referees by  to:

Mr Robert Taylor, Headteacher

Closing date for application: 9th December 2016

Interviews will be held in London in January

Due to the high number of applications we usually experience, please note that only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.  Thank you for your understanding.

IPS has an equal and inclusive employment policy regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief. IPS is committed to creating a positive climate that will enable everyone to work free from intimidation or harassment, and to achieve their full potential.

IPS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).

Locations and contacts

Rua da Lagoa 171