Teacher of History
Functional area: Secondary
Employment type: Full-time
Job Type: Contract
Secondary School - Teacher of History
"To inspire, challenge and nurture for excellence"
We are delighted that you are interested in furthering your teaching career at the British School Jakarta (BSJ). The Secondary School currently has over 600 students in Years 7-11, and over 200 students in our Sixth Form. Our reputation is to provide academic excellence via a balanced international curriculum, while enabling our students to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners.
As of August, 2019, secondary school students will embark on the IB MYP for Years 7 - 9 and from the age of 14 to 16 (years 9 to 11 - Key Stage 4) that includes the IGCSE exams at the end of year 11. From the age of 16 to 18 (Years 12 & 13), students follow the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme. Our students annually achieve results well above UK and global averages, and are highly successful in their applications to leading universities in the UK, USA, Europe and also other notable universities in Canada, Korea and Japan.
Students at BSJ are exceptionally active in exploring and developing their individual passions and talents. We have an expansive programme of opportunities that encompass: sports, drama, music, art, technology, leadership, charity and community service.
Applications are invited from experienced and dynamic teachers who hold a relevant degree and work experience with a clear understanding of teaching IGCSE, GCSE and IB (MYP & DP) experience. Please note that prior experience of teaching IB (MYP & DP) would clearly be an advantage however, provided candidates have substantive experience of teaching at post-16, training opportunities will exist for teachers new to IB. Most full-time teachers are also form tutors.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:
- A track record of exceptional History teaching
- Capable of teaching across the Key Stages
- Outstanding subject knowledge
- Enthusiasm and motivation for exemplary teaching and learning
In return, the successful candidate can expect:
- A comprehensive Induction Programme
- Opportunities to work in a dynamic and supportive faculty with excellent facilities
- A positive student body who love learning
- A strong Continuing Professional Learning programme to develop you as an outstanding teacher
- A supportive Senior Leadership Team
If you are lively, forward thinking and able to motivate young people to reach their academic targets and beyond, then we would be delighted to receive your application to join our team.