Secondary Spanish Teacher
St. George’s the British International School, Duisburg-Düsseldorf, Germany.
St. George’s School seeks a well-qualified professional to teach Spanish in our flourishing secondary department, to start in January or August 2020.
Serving the international community in Duisburg-Düsseldorf for over 15 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 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.
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.
We are seeking to appoint a qualified teacher of Spanish to work in our well-established Modern Foreign Languages 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 which will inspire our pupils.
Given the growing and developing nature of the school, flexibility and the desire to support other team members is a essential. A strong desire to contribute to the rich pastoral and extra-curricular life of the school will also be an advantage.
The Modern Foreign Languages faculty promotes an enthusiasm for literature, language learning and an awareness of the importance of language skills within the modern world. Many pupils are bi- or trilingual and we aim to build on pupils’ linguistic abilities to develop confidence of expression in German, French and Spanish.
All pupils take IGCSE examinations in German as a first or second language and Spanish is an option offered as an additional language. Both German and Spanish are popular options in the IB Diploma, and attain consistently high examinations results. A full range of courses are offered at both Higher and Standard Level.
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. English language teaching certificates (e.g. TEFL/IELTS/CELTA) are not sufficient.
Applications should be submitted by the closing date of 20th October 2019. 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:
Head of Recruitment
Tel: 0049 2233 808870