Secondary English Teacher

Date posted:2024-03-27 | Writer: The British College of Brazil (BCB) | Email: [email protected]

BCB Secondary English Teacher Job Description

We’re looking to recruit a Secondary English Teacher to join our team at The British College of Brazil school, a Nord Anglia Education school.

We’ll look to you to promote high expectations for our students, designing learning activities that are aligned to our school’s Secondary curriculum and creating a learning culture where there are no limits to what can be achieved. You will foster an environment of respect within the classroom, facilitating learning through questioning and discussion.

You’ll help us in managing and leading the school through the successful leadership of your curriculum area and the development of all members of the department and to carry out such associated duties as are reasonably assigned by the principal.

As a genuine team-player, you’ll work across our teams to promote the Mission, Vision, and the Values of the school. You will ensure that teaching and learning meets the expectations of the school.

Everything we do is connected to our Nord Anglia vision to create a generation of resilient and creative global citizens who will change our world for the better. You will actively contribute to wider school development and growth and demonstrate a proactive approach towards professional development.

You will be able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international environment, you will possess a university degree, a recognised teaching qualification, and teaching experience. Committed and creative, you will be reflective on your own teaching and student outcomes, seeking out and implementing new ideas and innovative methods to raise the school’s level of achievement.

Keen to collaborate and share your specialist expertise, you will be a fitting ambassador for the school. You will communicate with confidence across diverse audiences and situations, using your expertise to build strong relationships with parents and students. You will also be able to meet visa-related restrictions for Brazil.

Required Skills/Abilities

Previous experience with IB or IGCSE English is mandatory.

TEFL/TESOL preferred

High levels of personal integrity

Conscientious and able to focus on completing work to a consistently high standard

Flexible and positive approach to work

Excellent organisational and time-management skills; high attention to detail

Ability to work to tight deadlines and able to prompt others to ensure deadlines are achieved

Adaptable to working in a fast paced ever changing environment

Ability to work under pressure and remain calm

Proactive and willingness to take on multiple tasks

Self-motivated and enthusiastic

Ability to work independently

Must be a team player, willing to help and be flexible

Continually strive for improvement

At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people can thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils where we embrace all races, abilities, religions, genders, and cultures.

All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both your country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years.

We welcome applications from suitable qualified persons from all diverse backgrounds. Email [email protected] to apply. 

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.