Secondary School - English Teacher (cover-role), Berlin

Closing date:Expiring soon

Berlin Metropolitan SchoolBerlin

Date posted:
Start date: 01/03/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: internal pay scale
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

To support our Secondary School team, we are looking for an adaptable and inspiring English Teacher for a cover-role starting in March 2020 (minimum for 4 months).

BMS is the oldest international school in the center of Berlin. 1000 students from 68 countries attend our school and are taught using the best international and national curriculum programs. The Berlin Metropolitan School is an all-day school, allowing students from kindergarten through 12th grade to complete a modern and values-based education, culminating into an internationally recognized diploma. An international team of more than 200 dedicated employees lead the way for the learning success of our students.


  • Differentiate English lessons in order to accommodate for varying levels of knowledge and student ability.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to making lessons enjoyable, stimulating and relevant to all learners. Encourage students to continue their learning independently and spark an enthusiasm and love for learning by modelling it as a teacher.
  • Maintain the highest standards of practice in planning, preparation, monitoring, assessment, reporting and feedback in line with school curriculum and policies.
  • Employ teaching, learning and assessment strategies which meet pupils’ individual needs and support differentiated learning.
  • Create clear, challenging and achievable expectations for pupils and ensure that all pupils make progress relative to their prior attainment and potential.
  • Maintain thorough and current knowledge in the subject area and engage with evidence and research to direct improvements in teaching and learning.
  • Be reflective towards one’s practice and pursue consistent improvement. Engage fully with professional learning opportunities.
  • Create a secure learning environment, based on mutual trust and respect, in which pupils feel safe to explore and take risks.
  • Maintain a stimulating and well-maintained learning environment, paying due care and attention to the quality of resources and displays.
  • Support and promote the school and the IB mission statements and actively model the attributes of the IB learner profile.


  • A committed, experienced and well-qualified Secondary English Teacher, who is seeking an opportunity to extend their expertise and who is interested in working in a high quality teaching environment.
  • A Bachelors or Master´s degree in Secondary Education with an official teaching qualification or degree for English.
  • At least three years teaching experience, ideally in IGCSE English Language and Literature and EAL.
  • Experience in using technology to enrich student learning.

WE OFFER a modern, inspiring work environment with international, dynamic employees and an open school community in the heart of Berlin. Our cooperation and the sense of togetherness are distinguished by a special team spirit and respectful and harmonious interaction. Our open- door-culture with the leadership, joint learning and case counseling creates an inspiring and supporting collaboration. Continuous personal development through “Professional Development Days”. We create great conditions for a modern classroom with a comprehensive range of modern technology and resources. Besides we offer staff benefits such as relocation package incl. housing service and settling in allowance as well as daily free lunch in our cafeteria.

More about Berlin Metropolitan School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Linienstraße 122, 10115 Berlin, Germany. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +49 30 8872 7390
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