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Secondary School Teacher of Physics

The British School CaracasVenezuela, Bolivarian Republic of

The British School Caracas was founded in 1950.  We have slowly expanded over the years and are looking for inspirational teachers to join our dynamic and committed team.  We have 140 students in the Primary Section and 110 students in the Secondary Section.  Our curriculum follows the English National Curriculum in years 7-9, IGCSE in years 10-11 and the IB Diploma programme in years 12-13.

If you are adventurous and would like to be part of these exciting times here at TBSC, as well have the opportunty to live and work in Caracas, we look forward to hearing from you!  Our teachers are flexible, enthusiastic, motivated, excellent communicators and always willing to go the extra mile.  We are committed to educating the whole child and are not simply a results factory (although these are excellent) and we fully support creativity and innovation in the classroom.  We have a very strong sense of community as a school and this has inspired tremendous loyalty in students, parents and staff alike.

We are looking for a Teacher of Physics who can teach years 7 to 13, with sound knowledge of the English National Curriculum and the (I)GCSE.  While IB experience is preferred, if you have been a successful A-Level teacher we will have you trained.  A minimum of two years’ teaching experience is required.  In return, teachers receive a flight to and from the place of hire at the end of their contracts, a furnished apartment and health insurance. Part of their salary is paid locally and the remainder is sent to their offshore accounts.

Please apply with a letter outlining your educational philosophy, why you are a good fit for our school and highlighting why you would like to work at TBSC (and live in Caracas). Please send letters of application and CV (including two referees) to recruitment@tbscaracas.com by Friday 30th April

RECRUITMENT CRITERIA

Job Specific:

  • Teaching qualification (Essential)
  • Subject specialist (Essential)
  • Second subject (Preferred)
  • 2 years or more teaching experience (Essential)
  • Knowledge and experience of English Curriculum (Essential)
  • Knowledge and experience of the GCSE or IGCSE (Essential)
  • Knowledge and experience of IBDP (Preferred)

Person Specification:

We need individuals who are:

  • Flexible
  • Enthusiastic
  • Patient
  • Expansive
  • Communicators
  • Committed
  • Organised
  • Resilient

If this is you, then please apply!

You must meet the following requirements for a visa or working permit:

  • 2 years teaching experience.
  • A degree related to subject taught.
  • Bachelors with Teaching Qualification, PGCE or PGDE, UK Qualified Teacher Status, Government approved teaching certification from non-UK country or similar teaching qualification.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Criminal background check, Medical check, References
  • Below 65 years of age
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