Job Vacancies

Southbank aims to attract the best teaching and administrative staff, to maintain and build upon our successful reputation as a centre for excellent teaching and learning.

Job Vacancies

Southbank aims to attract the best teaching and administrative staff, to maintain and build upon our successful reputation as a centre for excellent teaching and learning.

About Southbank

Southbank International School is a high achieving independent school based in central London. We aim to attract the best teaching and administrative staff, to maintain and build upon our successful reputation as a centre for excellent teaching and learning.

We are a truly international school with a diverse student population of more than 70 nationalities. The school is based over three campuses in the centre of London and we teach almost 20 languages. We seek to appoint staff members who have the willingness to recognise the diversity that exists in the student body, to teach from a multi-cultural perspective and to practise the highest standards of professionalism.

We follow the International Baccalaureate curriculum and whilst previous experience with one or more of the programmes is an advantage, it is not essential:

  • Primary Years Programme – Hampstead and Kensington (ages 3-11)
  • Middle Years Programme – Westminster (ages 11-16)
  • Diploma Programme – Westminster (ages 16-18/19)

Our aim is to put teaching and learning at the forefront of our mission to provide excellent services to the international community of students and teachers. The school has an exceptional teaching salary scale, and we endeavour to recruit teachers from across the world.

Southbank International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointments are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity and overseas police checks from any countries a candidate has lived or worked overseas for three months or more in the past ten years or completed their teacher training outside of the UK.

How to Apply

You can apply for the vacancies listed below by completing the application form found in the Downloads section below and email it to jobs@southbank.org.

Current Vacancies

Job Role: Site Manager – Conway Street
Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Westminster Campus
Salary Range: £27,000pa – £30,000pa (depending on experience)

Southbank International is recruiting for a Site Manager at their Conway Street Secondary 11 – 18 campus. We are looking for someone to take the responsibility of supervision of the site, maintenance and security of the school on a daily basis. The role will include operational management during term time and holidays and build strong working relationships with all other site managers and stakeholders. The Site Manager will report to the Facilities Manager.

The site manager will have responsibility for:

  • Health and Safety
  • Compliance, servicing and routine procedure including accurate record-keeping
  • Refuse collection
  • Security of premises
  • Building (heating, electrical installations, energy conservation)
  • Emergency, routine and planned maintenance work
  • Porterage
  • External contractors
  • Cleanliness
  • Management of daily facilities needs

The role-holder will need to be able to manage a varied workload including projects which may be either reactive or proactive in nature. The role will involve out of hours work due to the needs of the business and may involve work at other Southbank campuses when needed. Strong communication and IT skills, flexibility and the ability to work as part of a team are essential.

The School is unable to offer Tier 2 sponsorship for this role. Please ensure that you already have the legal right to work and reside in the UK.

To apply for this role please complete the application form and return to jobs@southbank.org Please note we do not accept CVs for this role. Further details regarding the role can be found in the candidate brief.

When returning your completed application form please ensure that your application form is saved as Surname, First Name – Job Role.

Closing date for applications 21 October 2019.

 

German Teacher
Zero Hour Contract
Westminster Campus
Salary Range: £47 p/h

We seek a vibrant, well-qualified, and committed teacher of German to deliver private language acquisition and literature lessons in our Westminster campus.  Knowledge of IB MYP and DP programme would an advantage; however, of prime importance is a love of teaching; you need to be energetic, focused and reliable in the classroom, and to foster passion and dedication in students.

The exact hours will depend on student enrolment and the successful candidate will be able to start as soon as possible.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • relevant teaching experience
  • a proven record of excellent teaching
  • a schedule that allows for the necessary commitment to the role

The successful candidate will:

  • join a highly experienced and supportive team
  • be responsible to the Head of Faculty
  • foster good links with parents
  • meet all work deadlines
  • ensure that feedback to students is regular and consistent, and that students learn from it
  • be internationally-minded and sympathetic to the values of the IB

The School is unable to offer Tier 2 sponsorship for this role. Please ensure that you already have the legal right to work and reside in the UK.

To apply for this role please complete the application form and return to jobs@southbank.org Please note we do not accept CVs for this role. Further details regarding the role can be found in the candidate brief.

When returning your completed application form please ensure that your application form is saved as Surname, First Name – Job Role.

Closing date for applications 18 October 2019

 

 

 

Job Role: Economics Teacher (late Jan early Feb 2020)
Employment Type: Maternity Cover – up to 1 year, Full Time
Location: Westminster Campus
Salary Range: £44,892pa – £67,927pa (depending on experience)

We seek a vibrant, experienced and committed Economics Teacher to deliver lessons in Grade 11 and 12 (equivalent of Sixth Form) as well as Grade 7 (Year 8) Individuals and Societies. The Economics lessons will form part of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Previous experience of the IB programme will be a distinct advantage, but of prime importance is a love of the subject and the energy and knowledge to foster this same passion in students.

Person Specification

The successful applicant will: have

  • Qualified Teacher Status and/or relevant teaching experience
  • a proven record of excellent teaching to the 16-18 age group
  • excellent subject knowledge
  • and enjoy a dynamic approach to teaching and learning

He or she will:

  • join a highly experienced and supportive team
  • be responsible to the Head of Faculty for Individuals and
  • work in collaboration with colleagues and attend both training and planning sessions
  • foster good links with parents and attend parent-student-teacher meetings and conferences.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • meet all work deadlines
  • ensure that student assessment is regular and consistent and that students learn from it
  • contribute to the extracurricular activities of the school
  • be internationally-minded and sympathetic to the values of the IB
  • fulfil the expectations included in the ‘teacher job description’ and have the ‘qualities we are looking for’ in our teaching staff

The School is unable to offer Tier 2 sponsorship for this role. Please ensure that you already have the legal right to work and reside in the UK.

To apply for this role please complete the application form and return to jobs@southbank.org Please note we do not accept CVs for this role. Further details regarding the role can be found in the candidate brief.

When returning your completed application form please ensure that your application form is saved as Surname, First Name – Job Role.

Closing date for applications 28 October 2019.

 

Job Role: Design Technology Teacher (Jan 2020)
Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Westminster Campus
Salary Range: £44,892 – £67,927pa (depending on experience)

We are seeking a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher to join our successful Design and Technology team. Experience of teaching the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme (MYP Design and DP Design and Technology) is desirable but not essential. Training will be made available for the right applicant. A suitable candidate will have a love of making and strong digital skills – this includes an interest in rapid prototyping and digital manufacturing. A high level of understanding of the importance of health and safety in a practical situation is also necessary.

All students in the Middle Years Programme will study Design and the recently introduced DP Design Technology course is rapidly growing in popularity.

The Design and Technology accommodation comprises of four studios including a computer room and two labs equipped with a range of equipment including laser cutters and 3D printers. All rooms have smart boards.

The School is unable to offer Tier 2 sponsorship for this role. Please ensure that you already have the legal right to work and reside in the UK.

To apply for this role please complete the application form and return to jobs@southbank.org Please note we do not accept CVs for this role. Further details regarding the role can be found in the candidate brief.

When returning your completed application form please ensure that your application form is saved as Surname, First Name – Job Role.

Closing date for applications 28 10 2019

 

 

Job Role: French Teacher – Mid Feb 2020
Employment Type:  Maternity Cover up to 12 months Full Time
Location: Westminster Campus
Salary Range: £44,892pa – £67,927pa (depending on experience)

A temporary role has arisen in our Middle School due to a colleague going on maternity leave. We would like someone to join us towards Mid-February 2020.

We seek a vibrant, well-qualified, and committed teacher of French language acquisition to deliver lessons from Grades 6 – 12 (Years 7 – 13). The lessons will form part of the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme. Previous experience of IB programmes will be an advantage, but of prime importance is a love of the subject and the energy and knowledge to foster this same passion in students. The ability to teach Spanish albeit at a lower level, may also be an advantage.

The teacher reports to the Head of Faculty and will be responsible for preparing, monitoring, evaluating all students and implementing departmental and school policies. They will be expected to follow MYP curriculum developments as required by the Head of Faculty.

Person Specification

The successful applicant will have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status(or equivalent)
  • Relevant teaching experience
  • Proven record of excellent teaching
  • Excellent subject knowledge

The successful applicant will

  • Join a highly experienced and supportive team
  • Be responsible to the Languages’ Head of Faculty
  • Work in collaboration with colleagues and attend both training and planning sessions
  • Foster good links with parents and attend parent-student-teacher meetings and conferences

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Meet all school deadlines re. reports, grades, etc
  • Liaise with teacher(s) of the same language phase; ensuring assessments are aligned, carried out at the same time, and will follow the school’s reporting and assessment policy
  • Contribute to the extracurricular activities of the school
  • Be internationally-minded and sympathetic to the values of the IB
  • Follow schemes of work and contribute to updates
  • Help write Unit Planers for next academic year
  • Help in writing internal assessments
  • Participate in assessment moderation meetings
  • Share ideas/ materials/ good practice with others in the department
  • Ensure lessons are thoroughly prepared and there is scope for differentiation
  • Keep the Head of Faculty informed of the progress of students and raise any issues or concerns early

The School is unable to offer Tier 2 sponsorship for this role. Please ensure that you already have the legal right to work and reside in the UK.

To apply for this role please complete the application form and return to jobs@southbank.org Please note we do not accept CVs for this role. Further details regarding the role can be found in the candidate brief.

When returning your completed application form please ensure that your application form is saved as Surname, First Name – Job Role.

Closing date for applications 30 October 2019

 

Job Role: IT Systems Administrator
Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Westminster Campus
Salary Range: £28,000pa – £32,000pa depending on experience

We are in the process of strengthening our IT Services team and have an exciting opportunity to suit a talented and committed IT Systems Administrator. You must have a ‘hands-on’ approach to work and a willingness to support teachers and students with their IT needs. The appointed candidate will be a key member of the IT Services Team and enjoy a very varied role.

Tasks will include everything from providing classroom support, to helping with printers, projectors, and telephones across our campus.

We are looking to appoint a candidate who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment dealing with multiple requests, and who has the ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and students with differing levels of IT skills and have Mac skills and working knowledge of JAMF.

The School is unable to offer Tier 2 sponsorship for this role. Please ensure that you already have the legal right to work and reside in the UK.

To apply for this role please complete the application form and return to jobs@southbank.org Please note we do not accept CVs for this role. Further details regarding the role can be found in the candidate brief.

Closing date for applications 29 October 2019

Please read our Application Form Guidelines before completing the form: Application Form Guidelines

SB Cognita Application Form (PDF)

SB Cognita Application Form (Word)

 

The job holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for whom they are responsible, or with whom they come into contact, will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the relevant Cognita Safeguarding: Child Protection Policy and Procedures at all times. If in the course of carrying out the duties of the role, the job holder identifies any instance that a child is suffering or likely to suffer significant harm either at school or at home, they must report any concerns to the School’s Child Protection Officer/Designated Safeguarding Lead or to the Principal, or make a referral directly to the local child protection authorities.

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