Job Vacancies at Southbank

Job Vacancies at Southbank

Current vacancies

IT Systems Administrator
Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Hampstead & Kensington Campuses
Salary Range: £32,000-£35,000pa (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.

The post-holder is a crucial member of the ICT Team with responsibility for the support of staff and students.  The post holder will ensure the school remains a leader in digital learning by providing sustainable and reliable educational and administrative technology.

The post-holder reports to the Head of ICT. Day to day tasks will be supervised by the ICT Services Manager. This varied role requires the exercise of independent judgement and initiative, strong administrative and excellent interpersonal skills along with strong Apple Mac focussed skills.

A key part of the role is taking a personal and proactive hands-on approach, ensuring all users receive a first-class ICT Support experience in order to support teaching and learning. Team members are expected to positively represent the school at all times.

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.

Please note that completed application forms must be returned to Stand-alone CVs, statements and letters of interest will not be considered. When returning your completed application form please ensure that your application form is saved as Surname, First Name – Job Role

Further details regarding the role can be found in the IT Systems Administrator 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 10 June 2022

Dutch Language and Literature Teacher
Employment Type: Zero hour
Location: Westminster Campus
Salary Range: £47p/h

Southbank International School is one of the leading and longest established IB schools in the UK. Its reputation for excellence and its central London locations attract a wide range of students from across the world. In addition, 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 with a commitment to student wellbeing.

We seek a vibrant, well-qualified, and committed teacher of Dutch Language and Literature to deliver IB Diploma and MYP, Language A Language and Literature courses, to students aged 11 to 18 in our Westminster campus.  Experience of IB MYP and DP programmes is desirable but not essential. 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. You will join a dynamic world languages department which fosters community spirit and promotes multiculturalism in our school. 

Person Specification

The successful candidates will have:

  • a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 
  • relevant teaching experience
  • a proven record of excellent teaching
  • a schedule that allows for commitment to the role
  • an inquiry-based approach to teaching and learning
  • the ability to inspire students with a love of learning, in particular Japanese

The successful candidates 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 exact hours will depend on student enrolment. 

We welcome applications from experienced teachers who have worked in either the independent or state sector and/or internationally. 

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.

Completed application forms, saved as Surname, First Name – Job Role, must be returned to Stand-alone CVs, statements and letters of interest will not be considered. Further details regarding the role can be found in the Candidate Brief.

Closing date for applications 8 June 2022

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About Southbank

Southbank International School is a high-achieving independent school based in central London.

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.

Please explore the rest of our website for more information.

Our staff members

We aim to attract the best teaching and administrative staff to maintain and build upon our successful reputation as a centre for outstanding teaching and learning.

In particular, we seek to appoint teachers who recognise the diversity of our student body, teach from a multi-cultural perspective and practise the highest standards of professionalism.

In return, we offer an exceptional teaching salary scale and a wide range of support to help advance the careers of our staff members.

The International Baccalaureate


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 campuses (ages 3–11)

Middle Years Programme – Westminster campus (ages 11–16)

Diploma Programme – Westminster campus (ages 16–19)

Our recruitment checks

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment.  Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

Appointments are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity. We will also ask for police checks from any countries a candidate has lived or worked in for three or more months in the past 10 years, or if they completed their teacher training outside of the UK.

Our safeguarding policy

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 local child protection authorities.

Southbank Kensington
+44 (0)20 7229 8230
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+44 (0)20 7431 1200
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