Secondary School - Music Teacher, Berlin

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Berlin Metropolitan SchoolBerlin

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Start date: 01/08/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: internal pay scale plus benefits such as relocation package and free lunch
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

To support our Secondary School team, we are looking for an adaptable and inspiring Music Teacher starting August 2020.


BMS is the oldest international school in the center of Berlin. 1000 students from 55 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.


THE EXCITING CHALLENGE

  • Differentiate Music 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.


YOUR PROFILE

  • A committed, experienced and well-qualified Secondary Music 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 Music.
  • At least three years teaching experience, ideally in an IB School.
  • Experience in using technology to enrich student learning.
  • Excellent English or German language skills.
  • A minimum two-year commitment to this position.


WHAT TO EXPECT AT BMS

  • We offer a modern, inspiring work environment with international employees and an open school community in the heart of Berlin.
  • The opportunity to grow in an interesting environment and to define with us new quality standards in the field of education.
  • Our co-operation and the sense of belonging together are characterized by a special team spirit and a respectful and harmonious interaction.
  • Our open-door-culture with the leadership, joint learning and case counselling creates an inspiring and supporting collaboration.
  • Continuous personal development through professional development days and individual training.
  • We offer best conditions for a modern classroom with a comprehensive range of modern technology and resources.
  • Benefits such as relocation package (visa, settling in allowance, housing support etc.), daily free lunch for all staff members and sabbatical opportunities.


More about Berlin Metropolitan School
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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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