We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and qualified Primary School Teacher to join our successful and growing school in Shanghai.
About the School
The Britannica International School Shanghai (www.britannicashanghai.com) is the only truly British owned and managed, British style, international school in Shanghai. It offers learning and teaching experiences based on the Early Years Foundation Stage and English National Curriculum enhanced to meet the needs of its international student body. Secondary students are prepared for Cambridge University and Pearson Edexcel IGCSE and A Level examinations.
The school is accommodated in exceptionally well-resourced and purpose-built premises that are situated in the high quality residential district of Gubei, within 15 minutes of the vibrant Former French Concession. It has a capacity for 750 pupils from 2 – 18 years of age, making it unique in the city with regard to its smaller school and family feel environment. The school currently has a student population of over 400 pupils. Class sizes are all under 22 pupils.
The school also forms part of the Orbital Education group, an expanding group of international schools providing a British Education to an internationally diverse student population. n addition to our school in Shanghai, the Orbital group have schools in other culturally attractive and historically important destinations, such as Spain, Hungary, Russia, Ecuador, Slovenia and the Middle East, with exciting plans to develop schools in new regions across the globe.
As part of the Orbital group, our staff have the opportunity to work and collaborate with colleagues around the world, supporting them to achieve excellent outcomes and enabling their students to achieve their potential. After two years’ successful employment, staff also have the opportunity to be considered for roles at other schools within the group, giving them the opportunity to see the world at the same time as progressing their career.
About the Role
The role is due to start from February 2018 and will be to teach a class of Year 3 students. An excellent remuneration package is available.
Britannica has already built its reputation on high quality and high standards and as such it has similar high expectations of its staff. The school therefore welcomes fully qualified, flexible, creative, child-centred teachers who will further enhance the quality of teaching and learning and also be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of this busy school.
Applicants are invited from teachers currently working in the UK maintained or independent school sectors and from those already posted overseas.
Applicants must have a relevant Bachelor degree from a reputable UK University, Qualified Teacher Status, with either a PGCE or BEd from the UK, a minimum of 2 years teaching experience in a maintained, independent or international British style school, and experience of teaching the English National Curriculum at KS1 or KS2. Applications from fluent speakers of English are preferred.
- are passionate about education,
- inspire their pupils through their engaging and demanding teaching,
- participate in all aspects of school life,
- create a warm and safe community, to which parents and pupils are proud to belong,
- are flexible and have a sense of humour,
- enjoy being part of a British owned and managed group of schools with all the consequent benefits this brings.
Applications - If this describes you and you are keen to join our excellent school and friendly, supportive and hardworking staff team, then we would welcome an application from you. Your application should be submitted by email and should include a CV with photograph, a letter of application and the names and email contacts of two referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer.
Please submit your application to the Principal, Mr. David Goodwin at email@example.com
Closing date - Friday October 20th 2017
Interviews will take place by skype and will commence immediately from the date of advertising until the post if filled. Prior to starting the post, the employee will have to present a current DBS certificate or Police Check from their current country of employment along with original and notarised copies of their qualifications. The school reserves the right to appoint before this deadline if the right candidate is found.
Britannica International School, Shanghai is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post-holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS (in the UK) or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence.
Britannica International School
1988 Gubei Road