Closing date of applications
29 January 2022
1 August 2022
Date Contract Ends
Ages 11-18 / Secondary
M1 - M6 + Overseas Allowance
1 or more years experience
We are seeking a lively, dynamic Chemistry teacher to join a team of hard working and well-motivated professionals who work cooperatively and imaginatively using the English National Curriculum, GCSE and A levels as their framework. Ability to teach Chemistry KS4 and KS5 is essential.
The British International School Riyadh (BISR) is an extremely well-regarded not-for-profit, co-educational school in the Middle East, catering for students aged 3-18 across its existing five campuses, providing high quality education to the expatriate community since 1979. The school is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and as a British School Overseas (BSO). BISR is also a member of the British Schools of the Middle East (BSME) and the Council of British International Schools (COBIS). Learning is holistic, supported by a broad co-curricular programme, encompassing extra-curricular activities, student leadership, service learning and residential trips. Strong pastoral care supports student well-being.
We are seeking a lively, dynamic Chemistry teacher to join a team of hard working and well-motivated professionals who work cooperatively and imaginatively using the English National Curriculum, GCSE and A levels as their framework. Ability to teach Chemistry KS4 and KS5 is essential and candidates with chemistry A level teaching experience will be favoured. The department works closely together in collaborative planning and implementing the principles of Cognitive Science in the learning process and candidates need to be a positive addition to the team approach. The successful applicant will need to have exemplary classroom practice; demonstrable experience of target setting for students and use of student data to track progress; and a commitment to the existing vision and wider life of the school. We are specifically looking for an individual who is willing to contribute to our three strategic pillars of learning, enrichment and well-being.
Full Job Description is available here: Class Teacher - Subject Teacher Job description
The successful candidate will:
Be innovative, creative, enthusiastic, highly motivated and learning focused, with a strong track record of excellent classroom practice and pastoral care.
Be committed to development of high-quality learning experiences underpinned by a clear understanding of how learning is developed, where students are motivated and equipped to become life-long learners.
Demonstrate a passion for learning, be a reflective practitioner, showing a strong commitment to development of outstanding classroom practice.
Use high quality assessment and feedback strategies to ensure students make good progress with their learning.
Ensure students flourish by creating a positive climate for learning, supporting the holistic development of each student, with a strong emphasis on well-being in an intercultural context.
Have excellent interpersonal skills, high levels of emotional intelligence and a good sense of humour, effectively collaborating within a range of teams.
Fully support the school Mission, Vision and Motto.
Go the extra mile for students, contributing to the wider life of the school, including the broad co-curricular programme and community events.
Have a UK or UK recognised teaching qualification.
We can offer:
Highly motivated and engaged students
A school with a strong sense of community
A learning focused school committed to staff development
Motivated, hard-working and dedicated colleagues, who are committed to high quality learning, student well-being and the school's enrichment programmes
Closing date for all applications: Saturday 29 January 2022
BISR believes very strongly in the role of the school in safeguarding children and young people. All staff, whatever their role in the school, will be required to undergo rigorous background checks before commencing employment.
The school reserves the right to make an earlier appointment if a suitable candidate is identified
For more information about the school please visit our website: www.bisr.com.sa.
How to apply for a position at BISR
To apply and for additional information, please follow the ‘inteachers’ link on the vacancy.
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BISR is fully committed to safeguarding children and young people. We complete rigorous background checks for all staff, whatever their role in the school, prior to them commencing employment.
The school reserves the right to make an earlier appointment if a suitable candidate is identified.
For more information about the school please visit the 'ABOUT US' section our website www.bisr.com.sa
We very much look forward to receiving your application.
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