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Head of Creative Arts, September 2019


The School

Established in 1894, Oporto British School is proud of the fact that it is the oldest British School in mainland Europe. It follows the Cambridge Curriculum at KS3 leading to IGCSE and later the IB Diploma programme. Our pupils have achieved outstanding IB Diploma results in recent years, which have been amongst the best in Portugal. The school, while being conscious of its British foundation and traditions, is very much an international school of the 21st century. The school has undergone a very successful ISI inspection and is COBIS and CIS accredited.  Oporto British School is open and friendly. Excellent relationships are evident throughout its close knit, supportive community, which is often described as being ‘like one big family’.  Our enrolment in the School is approximately 500 students.

 

The Position

This is a whole School post, which involves the coordination of Drama, Music and Visual Art throughout the School, as well as teaching Drama/Theatre at IGCSE/IB.  The successful candidate will therefore be a drama specialist, but will have an important role driving creativity in this important area throughout the school and raising the awareness and excitement surrounding creative arts in the school and beyond. 

Student achievement is above UK and international benchmarks, and the department has a strong profile across the school. You will be a highly effective and dynamic classroom teacher, with a genuine commitment to putting students first.  The school will provide you excellent support and professional development that is appropriate to your needs.

Application Procedure

 If you feel you meet the above requirements, and wish to apply for this position, please email your application form to recruitment@obs.edu.pt;  we will not consider applications which do not follow this process.

Oporto British School offers an attractive package and support for teachers moving to OBS.

The post is open to EU passport holders only.

Please do visit the school website for further information about the school http://www.obs.edu.pt

The deadline for application is Monday 11th February 2019 although interested candidates are strongly encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible.  Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by Skype initially with, where possible, face-to-face meetings to follow.

Oporto British School is committed to safeguarding all children. Successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) criminal record checks or country equivalent.  Oporto British School is an Equal Opportunities employer.




IB Coordinator, September 2019

 

The School

Established in 1894, Oporto British School is proud of the fact that it is the oldest British School in mainland Europe. It follows the Cambridge Curriculum at KS3 leading to IGCSE and later the IB Diploma programme. Our pupils have achieved outstanding IB Diploma results in recent years, which have been amongst the best in Portugal. The school, while being conscious of its British foundation and traditions, is very much an international school of the 21st century. The school has undergone a very successful ISI inspection and is COBIS and CIS accredited.  Oporto British School is open and friendly. Excellent relationships are evident throughout its close knit, supportive community, which is often described as being ‘like one big family’.  Our enrolment in School is approximately 500 students.

 

The Position

This is a very important post for the School and the successful candidate will be part of the Extended Senior Leadership Team.   There is an approximately half timetable teaching commitment and the ability to teach a science to IB will be an advantage, although other subjects will be considered.

Student achievement is above UK and international benchmarks, and the IB has a strong profile across the school. You will be a highly effective and dynamic classroom teacher, with a genuine commitment to putting students first.  The school will provide you excellent support and professional development that is appropriate to your needs.

Application Procedure

 If you feel you meet the above requirements, and wish to apply for this position, please email your application form to recruitment@obs.edu.pt;  we will not consider applications which do not follow this process.

Oporto British School offers an attractive package and support for teachers moving to OBS.

The post is open to EU passport holders only.

Please do visit the school website for further information about the school http://www.obs.edu.pt  and the Secondary Section http://www.obs.edu.pt/en/our-school/school-sections/secondary/   

The deadline for application is Monday 11th February 2018 although interested teachers are strongly encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible.  Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by Skype initially with, where, possible, face-to-face meetings to follow.

Oporto British School is committed to safeguarding all children. Successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) criminal record checks or country equivalent.  Oporto British School is an Equal Opportunities employer.


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