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Secondary E.A.L. Teacher (m/f/d)

St. George's - The British International School Duisburg-DusseldorfDuisburg-Düsseldorf, Germany

St George’s School seeks a well-qualified professional to teach English as an Additional Language in our flourishing secondary department, to begin in August 2021.

The School

Serving the international community in Duisburg-Düsseldorf for over 10 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 700 pupils, aged from 2-18 and representing a broad range of nationalities.

The National Curriculum is taught throughout the school, and we offer the IB Diploma Programme in our Sixth Form.

One of a group of three schools located across Germany, St. George’s 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 in the heart of Germany’s Rhine-Ruhr region, St. George’s School enjoys direct transport links to the cities of Düsseldorf and Duisburg, as well as to the greater Rhine-Ruhr area.

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

Düsseldorf airport is located only 15km from the school, with many daily flights to the UK, and high speed rail services connect Düsseldorf to a wide range of European destinations.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a qualified practitioner to work within our team of English teachers. 

The successful applicant will be a dynamic teacher with experience of enabling pupils to achieve their potential. We are looking for the right balance between experience, enthusiasm and a passion for teaching that will inspire our pupils.

Supported by the Head of English, the successful applicant will work with small, focussed classes in Middle and Upper School, preparing for IGCSE examinations. The opportunity to teach IB courses, as well as further pastoral roles, may be available to the suitable candidate.

English is taught as both a first and second language in our school and students are exposed to a wide range of styles and literary genres. We are building our E.A.L. programme to better facilitate development in English and focus on pupils’ individual needs. Teachers will be allocated to specific year groups, where pupils follow an intensive programme.

Please download our application pack 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 and teaching qualification.

All applicants should hold a valid teaching qualification. We consider a degree in education (e.g. B.Ed./M.Ed./Lehramt), or postgraduate teaching certificate (e.g. PGCE) as valid. 

Unfortunately those holding English language teaching certificates (e.g. TEFL/IELTS/CELTA) are not sufficient without the support of a further qualification that evidences comprehensive teacher training.

Our employment offers are initially limited to two years, with a six month probationary period. Following this, there would be the opportunity to obtain a permanent contract, if both parties are in agreement. 

Applications should be submitted by the closing date of 31st January 2021. 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


Tel: 0049 2233 808870

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