CAREERS

Careers

Oporto British School offers the fantastic opportunity to be part of a professional and committed team, to be stretched and challenged by dedicated colleagues and students and, most importantly, to have the opportunity to enjoy coming to work each day.

OBS is located in the fashionable beachside suburb of Foz do Douro in the city of Porto. Porto, with its world heritage listed historical city centre, is set along the banks of a stunning gorge close to the mouth of the Douro River. Staff members can enjoy of top-flight football, surfing, hiking, tennis, shopping, among other activities, within a short distance of OBS.

We are always on the look-out for talented professionals who would like to develop their career at OBS. If you would like to join us, please find below our current job openings. OBS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

OBS Current Vacancies

The Position  

This is a whole School post. The successful applicant will have a track record of developing and promoting an enthusiasm for participation in drama productions, as well as of teaching Drama / Theatre at IGCSE / IB level. The Head of Drama is responsible for coordinating productions of any description for the school, as well as delivery of LAMDA qualifications. 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 submit an application via the school website – https://www.obs.edu.pt/application-for-employment/; we will not consider applications which do not follow this process.  

Please visit www.obs.edu.pt for further information on the school.  

Oporto British School is committed to safeguarding all children. Successful candidates will be subject to criminal record and reference checks. Oporto British School is an Equal Opportunities employer. 

The Position 

This is a Secondary post. Experience of teaching to school leaving age is essential and teaching of the IB Diploma would be an advantage.

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.

There is an opportunity to take up a Head of Humanities role that includes Geography, History, Economics, Business Studies and Psychology in the Department. 

Application Procedure 

If you feel you meet the above requirements, and wish to apply for this position, please submit an application form https://www.obs.edu.pt/application-for-employment/

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

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

Oporto British School is committed to safeguarding all children. Successful candidates will be subject to criminal record and reference checks. Oporto British School is an Equal Opportunities employer. 

The Position

This is a Secondary post. Experience of teaching to school leaving age is essential and teaching of the IB Diploma would be an advantage. Due to changes within the department, we are looking to recruit an outstanding native Portuguese teacher to deliver Portuguese as a First and Second Language to Key Stages 3 to 5, with the ability to offer Portuguese History to the level of 3.º ciclo do ensino básico. Student achievement is above 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 submit an application form www.obs.edu.pt/application-for-employment/ ; we will not consider applications which do not follow this process.

Please do visit the school website for further information about the school www.obs.edu.pt
The deadline for application is Friday 16th February, though interested teachers are strongly encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible as we reserve the right to make an early appointment.

Oporto British School is committed to safeguarding all children. Successful candidates will be subject to criminal record and reference checks. Oporto British School is an Equal Opportunities employer.

The Position 

This is an important middle management post. It requires excellent organisational and administrative skills as well as a meticulous attention to detail. We are looking for a fully qualified person with drive, determination and passion to raise academic standards and support staff in their teaching and students with their learning. The Head of LD, with the support of the Headmaster/Heads of Section, takes responsibility for the day-to-day operation of provision made by the school for pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities/EAL/AG&T and provides professional guidance in these areas in order to secure high quality teaching and the effective use of resources and strategies to bring about improved standards of achievement for students.

Application Procedure 

If you feel you meet the above requirements, and wish to apply for this position, please submit an application via the school website – https://www.obs.edu.pt/application-for-employment/; we will not consider applications which do not follow this process.  

Please visit www.obs.edu.pt for further information on the school.  

Oporto British School is committed to safeguarding all children. Successful candidates will be subject to criminal record and reference checks. Oporto British School is an Equal Opportunities employer. 

This is a Secondary post. Experience of teaching to school leaving age is essential and teaching of the IB Diploma would be an advantage. Due to changes within the department, we are looking to recruit an outstanding native Portuguese teacher to deliver Portuguese as a First and Second Language to Key Stages 3 to 5, with the ability to offer Portuguese History to the level of 3.º ciclo do ensino básico. Student achievement is above 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 submit an application form https://www.obs.edu.pt/application-for-employment/; we will not consider applications which do not follow this process.  

Please do visit the school website for further information about the school https://v9b1ts9cgzg.c.updraftclone.com

The deadline for application is 22nd June although interested teachers are strongly encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible as we reserve the right to make an early appointment. 

Oporto British School is committed to safeguarding all children. Successful candidates will be subject to criminal record and reference checks. Oporto British School is an Equal Opportunities employer.

This position has two roles. The first part of the role will be working within the Primary School, working with our youngest students to support their eating, playing and sleeping. You may also be asked to work within the Primary Section at the Primary Leadership Team’s discretion.

The successful candidate will be a great team player, with a genuine commitment to putting students first. They will be flexible and adaptable with excellent communication skills. Preferably they will have experience supporting students with a variety of needs and in a range of different environments including students new to English.

The second part to this role is the position of After School Care Supervisor. The school operates an After-school Care service for pupils who are not able to be met by their parents or guardians when their school lessons finish at the end of the school day.  The service operates daily from 3.30-6.30pm.

Full job description is available here.

Application Procedure 

If you feel you meet the above requirements, and wish to apply for this position, please submit an application via the school website – https://www.obs.edu.pt/application-for-employment/; we will not consider applications which do not follow this process.  

Please visit www.obs.edu.pt  for further information on the school. 

Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible.  

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.