Teacher of Primary, Tunisia

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British International School of Tunis (BIST)Tunisia
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for a well-qualified Primary teacher; a talented and inspiring individual interested in developing a teaching career in a highly successful accredited British International School. 


  • A subject specialist degree from a reputable education institution.
  • Qualified Teacher Status.
  • Must have UK or accredited British International School teaching experience.

We strongly encourage applications before the deadline, as we will begin recruitment and employment for this position as soon as this advert is published. 

As a teacher of Primary you will have the opportunity to share your passion for teaching with extremely motivated children and be rewarded with a great sense of accomplishment and job satisfaction.

As a member of our team you will be encouraged to contribute to the development of the school and its children through a range of co-curricular opportunities; you will also be fully supported to pursue your own personal professional development and career aspirations. 

Established in 2012 with the aim of providing quality, caring education for young children. The framework of the school is based on the UK National Curriculum. The school currently operates from Nursery to Year 9 and is expanding steadily each year with the goal of delivering A Levels 2020. We have developed an enviable reputation for encouraging students to be creative, problem solvers and independent thinkers with high expectations for academic achievement.  BIST is a member of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) and has recently been inspected under the BSO framework ,and has been judged as good for the quality of pupils’ academic and other achievements, and excellent for the quality of the pupils’ personal development.

The school embraces everything that is good about prestigious British schools and the UK curriculum and espouses an international viewpoint with a Tunisian touch. This distinctive blend aims to ensure that all students are able to excel academically and develop as well-rounded young people prepared to accept their role in an ever-changing global society.

Tunisia is a welcoming and friendly country. At the heart of the cultural flows of history for thousands of years, it has beautiful scenery, wonderful beaches, desert oases, and a sunny climate. It is situated on the Mediterranean close to Europe making international weekends very possible.

The British International School of Tunis constantly strives to excel in every area of school life and if you would like to be a part of our family please apply by clicking the link below or by browsing to our application page at: www.bistunis.com/applications

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be subject to a police check.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

If you are new to the world of international teaching or would just like to hear more about our comprehensive expatriate packages we will be happy to give you more information. If you would like to speak with someone about this opportunity, please get in touch via jobs@bistunis.com and we can arrange an informal phone call or Skype call from the Principal.

We offer attractive remuneration package including health insurance, accommodation, expatriate allowances and flights.


More about The British International School of Tunis

The British International School of Tunis provides an engaging, inspirational and rounded education for children.

Our pupils are encouraged to develop the academic skills and personal resources that will enable them to live fulfilling lives wherever they may find themselves, while engaging with the cultural diversity of our unique location for a truly international perspective.

We welcome pupils from the entire region, including local families and those from further afield. Our learning environment is supportive and challenging, meeting the highest standards as recognised by the Council of British International Schools and the British Government’s inspection of overseas schools.

Our Vision

Our aim is to create life-long learners with a passion for knowledge and adventure, fully equipped to meet the challenges of a dynamic world.
    Along with high academic standards, we provide a sound moral and social framework for the healthy development of the individual.

We value diversity and recognise that every pupil is an individual with individual needs. Our ethos is to respond to each child according to those needs with compassion, understanding and whole-hearted support.

Our location provides a wonderful opportunity to share in the perspectives of a particularly vibrant culture. We therefore encourage our pupils to develop an understanding of the Arabic language and culture that will enrich their sense of global belonging whether they choose to stay in Tunis or travel beyond.

Job location

More about British International School of Tunis (BIST)
Address: 49 rue du Parc, 2036 La Soukra, Tunisia
Telephone: +216 71 865 682