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:

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: Creative Arts Technician/Assistant
Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Westminster Campus
Salary Range: £24,936pa – £33,664pa (depending on experience)

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Creative Arts Faculty for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join our team at this innovative and growing school.

Responsible to the Head of Faculty (Creative Arts), the successful candidate should be willing to work across the Creative Arts Faculty (Art, Drama, Music and Film) in a variety of support, technical and administrative duties across our Portland Place and Cleveland Street sites. We are looking for someone who will be responsible and meticulous and also bring a creative and proactive approach to the role. You will be asked to support teaching staff and students in practical lessons and we want you to feel joy in working closely and creatively with young people. At times, the role will require some flexibility of working hours.

As this role develops, there may also be opportunities to extend your training and expertise into the areas of sound and lighting production.

He or she will:

  • join a highly experienced and supportive team
  • be responsible to the Head of Faculty
  • work in collaboration with colleagues and attend training and planning sessions as required
  • foster good links with teachers, students and parents

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • be responsible for the art inventory, ordering/purchasing and organisation of materials
  • be responsible for the coordination and/or creation of music timetables and rehearsal schedules
  • be responsible for the creation and/or production of arts event programmes
  • participate in relevant faculty events, including exhibitions, rehearsals and performances
  • meet all work deadlines
  • demonstrate flexibility and initiative in support of the arts programme”
  • be internationally-minded and sympathetic to  the values of the IB

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 appraisal programme that 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.

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 11 December 2019

 

Job Role: Economics Teacher (late Jan early Feb 2020)
Employment Type: Maternity Cover – up to 1 year, Full Time or Part-Time
Location: Westminster Campus
Full Time 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. For the right candidate, we will consider this to be a part-time role.

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 8 January 2020.

 

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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