Teacher of English as an Additional Language, secondary (high school), BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL BUDAPEST
About the school
The British International School Budapest (BISB) is part of the Nord Anglia Education family of 46 schools around the world. Nord Anglia is the world’s leading premium school’s organisation, united by a common philosophy - to be ambitious for its students, people and schools.
BISB has over 850 students from early years through to year 13. Since opening in 1992 as the Magyar-British International School, BISB has gone on to become one of the most respected international schools in Budapest, offering the English National Curriculum and the IB Diploma Programme. At BISB we believe that a combination of the finest curriculum, unprecedented international experiences, and the development of ambition, confidence and outstanding manners make all the difference.
Located in the 3rd District of Budapest, the state of the art campus features extensive academic, sporting and performing arts facilities. These provide outstanding learning and teaching of the skills needed for the world of tomorrow and will support the exclusive delivery of Nord Anglia Education’s collaborations with The Juilliard School launching this September and coming shortly, with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Students and staff are also part of Nord Anglia Education’s worldwide community, connected through our innovative Global Campus and Nord Anglia University initiatives.
What we are looking for
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to help a diverse international community of students access the education we offer through the English language.
Working with the Head of Secondary English as an Additional Language (EAL), applicants will be self-motivated, proactive and adaptable team players who enjoy spending time with colleague teachers and students in addition to the wider school community.
Candidates will be highly capable in all aspects of EAL support and instruction for secondary age students (11-18 years old). They will be comfortable and confident working to support EAL students in their subject classes as well as through designated EAL lessons. They will be able to help students to access the curriculum by developing their interpersonal language skills and subject specific, academic language. They will relish the opportunities to work alongside teaching staff to help them customise their approaches to help students to access lesson content and participate fully.
Ideally the successful candidate will:
- Be an adaptable and enthusiastic team player;
- Have had extensive experience in teaching English as an addition language to teenagers and young adults;
- Possess excellent written and spoken English;
- Hold recent qualifications in teaching English as an additional language;
- Have knowledge of the English National Curriculum and the IB Diploma Programme;
- Be able to support students in the production of academic writing.
We welcome applications from those who are passionate about education and have the skills and experience to make a signiﬁcant impact on our students and school community.
All applications should include a CV, the name of two referees and a covering letter.
Closing date: 13 October 2017. Early applications encouraged.
Start Date: negotiable
Interviews: Details to be confirmed