Teacher of English, Hungary

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Britannica International SchoolHungary

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Start date: April 2018 (or August 2018)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Do you want a role where you can make a real impact? Do you want to work in a stimulating International setting for a growing global Educational company? If so, you will be interested by this fantastic opportunity to join our successful International School in Budapest.

We are looking for a committed, dynamic and passionate teacher who can plan and deliver outstanding lessons across the Secondary English curriculum. You will be someone with drive and passion who believes in creating a unique, inspiring and outstanding place for learning.

The School is seeking to appoint a well -qualified specialist English teacher with effect from April 1st, 2018. Consideration will also be given to candidates who are able to start in August 2018. The person appointed will be capable of teaching in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. You will be able to excite and challenge students to make rapid progress and will be able to demonstrate a commitment to high standards of teaching and learning.

The English department is well resourced and benefits from the use of a dedicated suite of rooms.

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Britannica International School, Budapest

Britannica International School is the longest established British School in Hungary. We cater for children from five to eighteen years of age. We have a thriving Primary Department and an excellent Secondary Department.

The foundation of our educational programme is the National Curriculum for England suitably enhanced to reflect our truly international nature. In the Secondary Department, International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), Advanced Subsidiary Levels (AS) and Advanced Levels (A Levels), provide graduating students with gold standard diplomas for entry to leading universities around the world including those at Oxford and Cambridge. In recent years our public examination scores have been above the UK national average and our A level grades have allowed our students to enter many prestigious universities, both in Hungary and abroad. The school is a registered Cambridge International Examinations Centre and a full member of the Council of International Schools.

Orbital Education

The Britannica International School, Budapest is part of the Orbital Education group, an expanding group of international schools specialising in providing the English National Curriculum to an internationally diverse student population, between the ages of 3 and 18 years.

In addition to our school in Budapest, the Orbital Education group have schools in Mallorca-Spain, Slovenia, China, Russia, Ecuador, and the Middle East, with plans to develop schools in new regions across the globe. In this role, you would have opportunity to collaborate and work with teaching staff and at other schools across the group, to support our students achieve their potential. After two years’ successful employment you would also have the option to be considered for roles at other schools across the group, providing the opportunity to progress your career while also seeing the world.

Duties and responsibilities specific to the post: Our Teachers are responsible for delivering high quality learning in an organised, happy and safe environment. They work together with other teaching colleagues in medium and short-term planning, target setting and monitoring to ensure challenge and the very best possible progress for every pupil. They participate in the broader life of the school, enriching the learning experience for students.

Applicants should be committed and outstanding teaching practitioners, able to lead by example, possessing excellent IT, organisational and communication skills.

For more information please refer to the separate Job Description and Person Specification provided.


Applications should be made by e-mail and include a covering letter addressed to Mr. Neil McGarry, School Principal, along with a colour photograph and an updated CV including the details of two referees, one of whom should be your most recent employer. Interested applicants should review the job profile and person specification, and ensure their covering letter highlights how their experience, knowledge and skills match those of the ideal candidate.

Applications should be sent to: recruitment@britannicaschool.hu

Closing date: The closing date for applications is 2nd February 2018. The school reserves the right to appoint before this deadline if the right candidate is found. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by telephone/skype for a brief conversation with Mr. Neil McGarry, School Principal.

Final interviews will be held in the week beginning 5th February 2018. If you have not been contacted by this date, please assume that, on this occasion, your application has not been shortlisted.

Safer recruitment

Britannica International School, Budapest is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of its staff and stakeholders to share this commitment.

Appointment to this role is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks and systems overseas. This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as ‘spent’, must be declared. We operate an equal opportunities policy.

Job location

More about Britannica International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 18 years
Address: 1121 Budapest, Kakukk Utca 1-3, Hungary
Telephone: +36 14669794