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:  Support Teacher
Employment Type: 1 year Fixed term – Part Time (17.5hrs per week)
Location: Kensington Campus
Salary: £44, 000pa (pro rata)

Southbank International School is London’s leading IB world school. With over 70 nationalities, our Kensington campus educates children from the ages of 3 – 11. We are looking for a qualified teacher to work one-to-one in class with an extremely lovely 8-year-old boy.  The role will involve helping the student to focus on teaching and learning activities, and encourage participation. This will be a highly rewarding role in a supportive, friendly school. We are looking for a caring, thoughtful and positive person, someone flexible who is willing to follow directions but also able to use their own initiative. Ideally the successful candidate will have experience and knowledge of primary school aged children with learning support needs.

Required for 3.5 hours per morning, term time only and contracted for one academic year from Sept 2019.

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

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.

Closing date for applications 24 May 2019

Job Role: Design Technology Technician
Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Westminster Campus
Salary Range: £24,328pa – £32,843pa (depending on experience)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and talented technician to join our successful Design and Technology team. Experience of supporting a Design and Technology Department in a school is desirable but not essential. Training will be 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.

The department is currently staffed by the Head of Department and four full-time teachers. All students in the Middle Years Programme will study Design and the recently introduced DP Design Technology course is rapidly growing in popularity. This full-time role has been created to support the expansion of this curriculum area.

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.

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 CV’s 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 May 2019

 

Job Role: Spanish Teacher
Employment Type: Up to 1 Year FTC – Maternity Cover – Part Time (60% Mon-Wed Inclusive)
Location: Hampstead Campus
Salary Range: £43,797pa – £66,270pa pro rata (depending on experience)

A temporary role has arisen in our Primary School on our Hampstead campus due to a colleague going on maternity leave. We would like someone to join us from 20 August 2019.

We seek a friendly, well-qualified, and committed teacher of Spanish language and literature to deliver lessons from Kindergarten to Grade 5. The lessons will form part of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme. Previous experience of IB programmes will be an advantage, but of greater importance is a love of the subject and the energy and knowledge to foster this same passion in students.

The teacher reports to the Spanish Coordinator and to the Deputy Principal and will be responsible for preparing, monitoring, evaluating all students and implementing departmental and school policies. They will be expected to follow PYP curriculum developments as required by the PYP Coordinator.

The successful applicant will

  • Join a highly experienced and collegial team
  • Be responsible to the Spanish Coordinator and the Deputy Principal
  • 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 teachers ensuring assessments are aligned, carried out at the same time, and 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
  • Participate actively in unit planning, team meetings and faculty meetings
  • Share ideas/ materials/ good practice with others in department and across primary
  • Ensure lessons are thoroughly prepared and there is scope for differentiation to meet all children’s needs
  • Keep the Head of School informed of 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 CV’s 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 31 May 2019

 

Job Role: Higher Education and Careers Advisor
Employment Type: Permanent, Part Time (0.5 FTE)
Location: Westminster Campus
Salary Range: £43,797pa – £66,270pa pro rata (depending on experience)

We are looking to recruiting an innovative and dynamic Higher Education and Careers Advisor for the school year beginning August 2019. All of our students go on to Higher Education.

The ideal candidate will have

  • Strong academic qualifications, including a good degree
  • Previous school experience in university and careers guidance and/or worldwide university admissions
  • Demonstrated relevant experience of providing guidance on career employability learning
  • Proven familiarity with college and university networks
  • Familiarity with IB DP and IB MYP
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to write clearly and persuasively
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • A growth-mindset looking to improve continually
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to a new cultural environment
  • Resonance with Southbank’s global outlook

 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 CV’s for this role. Further details regarding the role can be found in the candidate brief.

Closing date for applications 28 May 2019

Location: Westminster Campus
Job Role: Supply teachers
Employment Type: Short to Long Term cover
Salary Range: Competitive

We are looking for teachers who are available at short notice for day-to-day and, occasionally, for long-term cover. We would love to hear from individuals who are interested in being a part of our vibrant school community.

Our students are enthusiastic, confident and extremely keen to learn and broaden their knowledge.

Please contact us if:

  • you are a qualified teacher who is motivated and passionate about their subject
  • you are a versatile teacher and have experience working with different curriculums and in particular teaching the IB (PYP, MYP or DP)
  • you are committed to supporting students’ learning and ensuring they fulfil their academic potential.

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 CV’s for this role. Further details regarding the role can be found in the candidate brief.

Closing date for applications 29 May 2019

 

Job Role: Hungarian Teacher
Employment Type: Zero Hours
Location: Westminster Campus
Salary Range: £46p/h

We seek a vibrant, well-qualified, and committed teacher of Hungarian to deliver private language lessons in our Westminster campus.  This position will start as a language and literature (mother tongue) and there may be opportunities for the teaching of literature in our IB Diploma Programme at a later stage. 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 Aug/Sept 2019.

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 31 May 2019

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

SB Cognita Application Form  May 2018 (PDF)

SB Cognita Application Form May 2018 (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.