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: PE Teacher & ECA Coordinator
Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Hampstead Campus
Salary Range: £44,892pa –  £67,927pa depending on experience

Southbank International School is a leading IB world school. With over 70 nationalities, our beautiful Hampstead campus educates over 210 children from the ages of 3 – 11. We are currently looking for an excellent PE teacher and ECA Coordinator to join our enthusiastic teaching team from January 2020 and lead this programme. With over 60 weekly activities running before, during and after school a successful candidate will also require strong administrative skills. Teaching on site and at our off-site sports centre, this is an opportunity to develop an innovative, inclusive sports and activity programme.

With a liberal ethos, an emphasis on academic rigour and a commitment to the values of the IB, Southbank offers the opportunity to further extend your teaching and learning skills in a friendly, supportive but hard-working team. We offer excellent professional development opportunities linked to our well-developed programme which provides all teachers with regular feedback. We want all our teachers to develop professionally and to help develop the school. We are particularly interested in candidates able to demonstrate outstanding teaching and learning practice informed by educational research. An interest in applying technology to enhance learning across the curriculum is essential.

Applications from PYP teachers or teachers with international teaching experience are particularly welcome.

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 23 September 2019.

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. Appointment is 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.

 

Job Role: Spanish Teacher – Part-Time (60%)
Employment Type: Up to 1 Year FTC – Maternity Cover
Location: Hampstead Campus
Salary Range: £44,892pa – £67,927pa depending on experience (pro rata)

A temporary role has arisen in our Primary School on our Hampstead campus due to a colleague going on maternity leave.

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.

Closing date for applications 23 September 2019.

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. Appointment is 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.

 

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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