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EAL TEACHER FOR SUMMER CAMP 2017

St. John’s School, located on a hill overlooking the sea in the beautiful Regency town of Sidmouth, requires EAL teachers for their Summer Camp 2017, commencing Monday 17th July to Friday 4th August 2017.

Teaching hours 9am to 12.30pm Monday to Friday, classes of students aged 7 – 16 years, for an hourly rate TBC.

If this is of interest, please contact stephanie.hodgetts@iesmail.com for an application form.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT

St John’s School is an independent day and boarding school  for boys and girls aged 2 -16, located on a hill overlooking the sea in the beautiful Regency town of Sidmouth. We are a relatively small school that caters for around 200 local day students combined with a 50 strong contingent of international boarders from more than 10 countries around the globe.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with good general maintenance skills, ideally some Health & Safety knowledge, and a can do attitude to join our maintenance team.  Hours are full time with occasional weekend work,  we pay national living wage.

If this is of interest please download our application form from our web site www.stjohnsdevon.co.uk and send to Mike Richardson at michael.richardson@iesmail.co.uk

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).”

Previous Applicants need not apply

Closing date: Friday 7th July 2017

Interviews week commencing:  10th July 2017

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TEACHING ASSISTANT KEY STAGE 3

St. John’s  School  require an enthusiastic and suitably experienced Teaching Assistant to support  our teachers within the  senior school.

St John’s  School is an independent day and boarding school  for boys and girls aged 2 -18, located on a hill overlooking the sea in the beautiful Regency town of Sidmouth. We are a relatively small school that caters for around 200 local day students combined with a 50 strong contingent of international boarders from more than 10 countries around the globe.

Academic expectations are high, but we also believe that our students’ ability to communicate successfully, to consider the needs of others and to show drive and initiative are all attributes that will help them achieve success at university and make a significant contribution to society in later life.

The successful candidate will:

  • lead by example and act as a strong role model
  • have a positive, can do attitude with staff and students
  • have experience working with 10 – 18 year olds
  • have good administration and ICT skills
  • be reliable, happy to work on own and be flexible
  • be an effective team player and value every aspect of the life of the school
  • have effective interpersonal skills with the ability to inspire students and staff

If this is of interest please download our application form from our web site www.stjohnsdevon.co.uk and send to Lynn Goodwin at lynn.goodwin@iesmail.co.uk

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).”

Closing Date: 7th July 2017

Interview Date: Week commencing 10th July 2017

Start Date: September 2017

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SENIOR (SECONDARY) SCHOOL IPGCE STUDENT PLACEMENT

St John’s  School is an independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 2 -18, located on a hill overlooking the sea in the beautiful Regency town of Sidmouth. We are a relatively small school that caters for around 200 local day pupils combined with a 50 strong contingent of international boarders from more than 10 countries around the globe.

St. John’s School are offering  a Teacher Training programme through Buckingham University, lasting 1 academic year (September-July).

You will experience:

  • An outstanding and supportive team of teachers,
  • Excellent quality of mentoring,
  • University tuition fees covered,
  • Accommodation and food,
  • A wide range of options for Year groups and specialisms.

Teachers will be placed in partnership with a Subject Specialist Teacher, covering Years 7-11 for an academic year, either observing or teaching lessons. Accommodation and food in exchange for work in evenings and weekends within boarding house.

Applicants should contact Lynn Goodwin for an application form and will be contacted shortly after. Deadline – 30th June 2017.

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BOARDING STAFF

We welcome applications from team players to join our Boarding Houses who will undertake a variety of roles to support our Boarding Housemaster. We would welcome applications in particular from candidates who could combine  subject teaching with boarding duties.

Applications from NQT colleagues as well as more experienced teachers are welcome for both full and part-time positions.

In the first instance, please email a CV and covering letter to the HR Officer, Mrs Lynn Goodwin, or contact her for further details:
lynn.goodwin@iesmail.com

St John’s International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening as part of their application, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Udine, Italy: MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE AND/OR MATHEMATICS TEACHER
With Head of Middle School responsibilities
June 2017

Prospective candidates are encouraged to carefully read the position description, essential qualifications including passports and work documents, as well as the application procedures, before submitting their candidature.

Job Description
The Udine International School is seeking a dynamic, flexible, highly capable and suitably qualified teacher for Science and/or Mathematics in our Middle School (ages 11-14) for the 2017-18 school year and beyond.
The teacher(s) will be responsible for teaching Science and Mathematics programs to all three grades (6, 7 & 8) of our Middle School as well as taking on the leadership role within this section of the school.
Teachers are expected to follow the school’s syllabus guidelines which are based on an international curriculum, as well as adhere to the school’s guidelines with regard to short, medium and long-term planning and student assessment. Teachers are also expected to involve themselves in extracurricular activities (including, but not limited to, day and overnight trips, in-school workshops and integrated projects with other subject areas) as well as participate in regular staff meetings and whole school professional development days. The direct supervisor for this role is the school Principal.

The school is the newest member of the International Education Systems group and has a commitment to prompting international education within the school and across the group. The school was accredited by the Council of International Schools in December 2015 and maintains a strong, ongoing commitment to the process of school improvement. Staff members will be expected to participate in professional development related to this aim.

The advertised position is full time with a daily teaching schedule contained within the Middle School hours of 08:10 to 15:50, Monday to Friday. The 2017-18 School Calendar will follow a similar organisation to the current school year, which can be  viewed on our website.

Essential Requirements
As well as a strong academic grounding in Education, the successful candidate for this role will be an enthusiastic educator with a demonstrated ability to improve student learning outcomes, along with the organisational skills required to successfully manage the teaching, planning and assessment load across the different subject areas required for this post. The teacher appointed to this role will also be someone who can quickly and successfully adapt to a new working environment and the culture of a non-English speaking country, while simultaneously managing the daily working demands of being a Middle School subject teacher and section leader in a fee-paying International school.

The teacher will also have well developed and efficient classroom management strategies that are appropriate for the stages of development for the age groups to be taught. Teachers must be willing to work as part of the Middle School team and contribute to the positive work place environment in the section. They will also demonstrate an understanding of, and support for, the School’s Mission and Vision and overall educational philosophy. The teacher appointed to this position will be required to contribute to the school’s ongoing curriculum development and review in their subject areas.

Prospective Teachers must be English mother tongue (or have an equivalent level of spoken and written English) and hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree or equivalent diploma, preferably in Education, along with a teaching certification, as well as have at least four years of experience teaching in the Middle School age group.

Only candidates who have a prior established right (as well as the necessary, valid documentation to support this right) to work in Italy, will be considered for the advertised positions.

Contracts, Benefits & Housing
The contract conditions are governed by Italian law and salaries are taxed in accordance with Italian fiscal laws and where applicable, international bi-lateral conventions.
Salary levels will be set in accordance with the candidate’s qualifications and previous teaching experience and a salary and benefits indication will be communicated immediately to all shortlisted candidates.

Teachers moving to Udine to take up positions from outside the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region, can benefit from a housing allowance and are eligible for a settling-in allowance, as well as transportation and baggage allowance.
The successful candidate will be offered a two (2) year contract, to commence in September 2017.
After having established official residency in Italy, Teachers can benefit from the Italian national health scheme.
The school also provides a hot lunch, prepared by the school kitchen, during the school week (Monday to Friday).

Application Procedure
Before submitting their application, candidates are requested to carefully read this section and ensure all parts/requirements have been completed and included before contacting the school.

All applications must include:

  1. A covering letter or personal statement of no more than two (2) pages which specifically addresses your suitability for the role advertised, based upon the School’s ESSENTIAL REQUIRMENTS for the post that are outlined above.
  2. Two professional referees including your current Head of School. Referees will be contacted prior to the signing of the contracts, including the request for a confidential written reference from the current Head of School. (Referees will not be contacted prior to candidates being notified that they have been shortlisted for a position).
  3. A current photograph
  4. Information regarding eligibility to work in Italy. This may include a declaration that you are a citizen and/or hold a passport for a member state of the European Union, a current work permit or Permesso di Soggiorno for Italy, etc.

In order to comply with child safeguarding procedures, all shortlisted candidates will be required to provide a police clearance certificate from the relevant authorities in the county where they were employed prior to joining UIS. The school will also organize a police record check in Italy prior to arrival and reserves the right to contact any former employer listed on the candidate’s CV regarding suitability to work with children and professional conduct at that workplace. Your complete application, with all of the above, should be sent via e-mail to recruiting@udineis.org clearly indicating the position and subject that you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

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FURTHER INFORMATION FOR ALL CANDIDATES:

All candidates are required to complete an application form.

Full details of the position(s) and an application form are available from:
Mrs Lynn Goodwin, St John’s International School, Broadway, Sidmouth, EX10 8RG
Email – lynn.goodwin@iesmail.com

St John’s International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening as part of their application, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

SJIS – Application Form

If you would like to forward your CV to school for consideration, please send to:
lynn.goodwin@iesmail.com

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