Teacher of English, Sri Lanka

The British School in ColomboSri Lanka

Date posted:
Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

The Directors seek to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and dedicated teacher to the position of Teacher of English with effect from August 2018

The British School in Colombo is an independent, co-educational day school which follows the National Curriculum for England. The school serves an international pupil body with some 48 different nationalities although around half the children are of Sri Lankan origin. The school employs both local and expatriate teachers. There are currently 1400 pupils on roll with waiting lists for most year groups.

The school is housed in modern, purpose-built accommodation with dedicated facilities for science, ICT, art, music and sport. The professionally equipped auditorium is used for assemblies and productions throughout the year. There are also dedicated libraries for senior and junior pupils.

THE POST

BSC seeks an experienced educator who will contribute to the successful teaching of English in the senior school. Students are entered for Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge A levels. Experience of teaching IGCSE and A level is a distinct advantage for this post.

The English department has a strong tradition of extending the learning of students through creative activities including poetry, debating, MUN, young speaker competitions, creative writing and encouraging readers.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The initial contract is for two years and is renewable. The salary and range of benefits will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

HOW TO APPLY

Please complete the BSC application form and send it with a letter of application directly to the Principal, Dr John Scarth, at john.scarth@britishschool.lk

Applications will be processed as they are received, and interviews arranged directly with each applicant.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: 63, Elvitigala Mawatha, Colombo 08, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Telephone: +94 532 9329
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The British School in Colombo is one of the leading British schools in the subcontinent, and has an enviable reputation for providing high quality education in a caring, nurturing environment. Sri Lanka is coming out of a period of conflict and the s...