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International Academy of GreenwichGreenwich

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Start date: 2nd September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Be part of building an exceptional international school!

This is a “once in a lifetime” opportunity to work with ambitious and  talented staff , the school is expanding and we are looking for exceptional teachers who share our vision for an inclusive and diverse education for all students, who embrace a culture of high expectation and success. If you’d like to talk to the Principal about IAG and the opportunities it offers then please contact us on 020 309 607 81 or email

The International Academy of Greenwich (IAG) is a growing school. We opened with 95 Year 7 students in September 2016 and will open a Sixth Form when our new building is ready in September 2021. IAG is a candidate school for the Middle Years Programme and the school is pursuing authorisation as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy: a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education which  IAG believes is important for our students.

IAG’s vision is to offer excellent education which will harness and build on the linguistic and cultural diversity in Greenwich and nearby boroughs.  IAG  will offer: a truly broad and balanced curriculum; high academic standards; strong linguistic and communication skills; access to top universities in the UK and abroad; the passport to an international job market; active citizenship skills and respect for other cultures; and enhanced self-confidence.

Please apply if you are a teacher, or training to be a teacher, and you have:

· Strong belief in IAG’s vision and the IB Learner Profile

· An ambitious, “whatever it takes” and “no excuses” approach to the highest attainment and behaviour standards for all students compared with local, national and international measures, regardless of their background;

· Enthusiastic passion for your subject and excellent subject knowledge, with the skills and expertise to integrate this with promotion of literacy and numeracy through personalised and interdisciplinary approaches;

· A sense of moral purpose as a child-centered professional;

· A conscientious and evidence-based approach to your work, completing tasks efficiently and to a high standard, including research, planning and assessment of the curriculum;

· A willingness to accept feedback from all stakeholders including students, parents, staff and other professionals, with a desire to be reflective and analytical of your own practice;

· The capacity to develop leadership skills in yourself and others, with a view to running your own school some time in the future;

· The ability to solve problems creatively; a great practitioner with originality and flair.

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More about International Academy of Greenwich
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Our Temporary Premises, 21 Meadowcourt, 1st Floor, Lee, London, SE3 9DU, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 3096 0781

Are you up for the challenge of opening a brand new school?

The International Academy of Greenwich (IAG) is a growing school. We opened with Year 7 students in September 2016 and we will introduce a Sixth Form when our new building is ready. Students...