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Secondary Psychology Teacher (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 seeks a well-qualified professional to teach Psychology in our flourishing secondary department, to begin as soon as possible.

The School

Serving the international community in Cologne for almost 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 nearly 850 pupils, aged from 2-18 and representing more than 40 nationalities.

The National Curriculum is taught throughout the school, and we offer the IB Diploma 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 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 high speed rail service connects Cologne to London, via Brussels.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a qualified Psychology Teacher to work in our well-established Humanities department.

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.

The secondary department covers the age range 11-18 and incorporates the curricula for Key Stage 3, IGCSE and IB Diploma. Familiarity with the British education system is therefore a prerequisite. Experience of IB teaching is preferred, but not required.

We offer the IB Diploma course in Psychology at both Standard and Higher Level. Both courses centre around a core, which considers the biological, cognitive and sociocultural aspects of the subject.  Further optional modules expand the breadth of the courses and can be selected according to the students’ interest and teacher’s expertise.  Teachers of Psychology will usually be expected to teach a second subject within the Humanities department.

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 via the supporting documents link:

1.  Your passport information page or ID card

2.  A copy of your degree certificate and teaching qualification.

3.  Information about your desired day to start

Please note that a teaching degree or post-graduate diploma (B.Ed, M.Ed, PGCE or equivalent) is required for this role. Unqualified teachers, or those only holding TEFL or ESOL qualifications, will not be considered.

Applications should be submitted by the closing date of Sunday, 9th 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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