Growth Opportunities

We have a Passion for Education. Do you?

Find out how you, or your school, can join the Orbital Education Group.

Why work for an Orbital School?

  • You will belong to a global team which is committed to excellence and collaborates with colleagues and students worldwide.
  • There is a focus on continuous professional development.
  • We offer career growth opportunities across our school network.

Current vacancies

Job titleSchool 
Founding Principals
Leadership
Manchester, United Kingdom Find out moreClose

Founding Principals

Orbital Education Head Office, England

Package: Competitive packages and support from a UK based management team

Start date: August 2023

Contract type: Full time

The Orbital Education group of schools is growing rapidly. We have 10 campuses and the number of schools within the group continues to grow each year.

As well as the continued growth of our schools in Mexico, Mallorca, Budapest, Shanghai, Ljubljana, Quito and Doha, we have an active stream of new and exciting projects.

We shall a have variety of exciting opportunities for Headteachers in our new schools globally within the next 12 months.

We would like to receive your CV at the following email address: founding-principals@orbitaled.com

Science Teacher (Physics Specialist)
Secondary
Britannica International School, Shanghai Find out moreClose

Science Teacher (Physics Specialist)

Britannica International School, Shanghai, China

Package: Competitive

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Start date: January 2023

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Fixed Term - Mutually renewable every two years

Are you a qualified Science Teacher with experience of teaching the Physics at IGCSE and A-Level? If so, you will be interested in this fantastic opportunity to join our attractive, happy and growing international school in Shanghai. The school can provide small classes, good collegiality with staff colleagues and a supportive induction programme for new teachers.

About the School

Britannica International School Shanghai (www.britannicashanghai.com ) is the only truly British owned and managed, British style, international school in Shanghai. It offers learning and teaching experiences based on the English National Curriculum enhanced to meet the needs of its international student body. Secondary students are prepared for Cambridge University and Pearson Edexcel IGCSE and A Level examinations.

The school is accommodated in well-resourced and purpose-built premises that are situated in the high quality residential district of Gubei, which is within 20 minutes of the vibrant Former French Concession area. It has a capacity for 750 pupils from 2 – 18 years of age, making it unique in the city with regard to its smaller school and family feel environment. The school currently has a student population of over 400 pupils. Class sizes are all under 22 pupils and often much smaller.

About the Role

The school is seeking to appoint a qualified IGCSE and A level Science Teacher. Applicants should be committed and outstanding teaching practitioners, possessing excellent teaching, organisational and communication skills.

We are seeking individuals who can apply a committed and common-sense approach to secondary education, such that it achieves outstanding results and happy children. The role requires an individual who can successfully motivate and inspire students, and who has sky-high expectations of what children can achieve and how they can behave. Experience of teaching and managing students from diverse nationality backgrounds and who are English Second language learners would be an advantage.

As an English school, specialising in the English National Curriculum to a diverse, international student population, strong English language is an essential requirement and applications from native-level speakers of English is essential.

Teaching posts are initially offered as a two-year contract, with the possibility of renewal of contract at the end of this period. The remuneration package offers a basic salary in excess of that offered in the UK, with low taxation, along with annual flights, a housing allowance, full medical cover and a relocation allowance to assist in settling in the city. A bonus is provided for every year taught, along with annual remuneration increases based on performance reviews. The teaching year consists of 180 days, with good holidays spread throughout the academic year allowing staff to make the most of their time in Asia.

Britannica has already built its reputation on high quality and high standards and as such it has similar high expectations of its staff. The school therefore welcomes fully qualified, flexible, creative, child-centred teachers who will further enhance the quality of teaching and learning and also be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of this busy school.

Britannica Teachers:

- are passionate about education,

- enjoy being part of a British owned and managed group of schools with all the consequent benefits this brings,

- inspire their pupils through their engaging and demanding teaching, - participate in all aspects of school life,

- create a warm and safe community, to which parents and pupils are proud to belong,

- are flexible and have a sense of humour,

About the Orbital Education Group The school also forms part of the Orbital Education group https://orbitaled.com/ an expanding group of international schools providing a British Education to an internationally diverse student population. In addition to our school in Shanghai, the Orbital group have schools in other culturally attractive and historically important destinations, such as Spain, Hungary, Mexico, Ecuador, Slovenia and the Middle East, with exciting plans to develop schools in new regions across the globe.

As part of the Orbital group, our staff have the opportunity to work and collaborate with colleagues around the world, supporting them to achieve excellent outcomes and enabling their students to achieve their potential. After two years’ successful employment, staff also have the opportunity to be considered for roles at other schools within the group, giving them the opportunity to see the world at the same time as progressing their career.

Applications - If this describes you and you are keen to join our excellent school and friendly, supportive and hardworking staff team, then we would welcome an application from you. Your application should be submitted by email and should include a CV with photograph, a letter of application and the names and email contacts of two referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer. Please submit your application to principal@britannicashanghai.com

Closing date - 13th January 2023

Interviews will take place online and will commence immediately from the date of advertising. The school reserves the right to appoint before the deadline if the right candidate is found. Britannica International School, Shanghai is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post-holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS (in the UK) or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence. Prior to employment employees will be required to present original and notarised copies of their professional qualifications.

Teacher of English
Secondary
Britannica International School Budapest Find out moreClose

Teacher of English

Britannica International School Budapest, Hungary

Package: Competitive

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Start date: August 2023

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: 2 Year Renewable

Do you want a role where you can make a real impact? Do you want to work in a stimulating International setting for a growing global Educational company? If so, you will be interested in this fantastic opportunity to join our successful International School in Budapest.

We are looking for a committed, dynamic and passionate teacher who can plan and deliver outstanding lessons across the Secondary English curriculum. You will be someone with drive and passion who believes in creating a unique, inspiring and outstanding place for learning.

The School is seeking to appoint a well -qualified specialist English teacher with effect from August 1st, 2023. The person appointed will be capable of teaching in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. You will be able to excite and challenge students to make rapid progress and will be able to demonstrate a commitment to high standards of teaching and learning.

The English department is well resourced and benefits from the use of a suite of specialist facilities.


Living and Working in Budapest:

Budapest is Eastern Europe’s up and coming expat hotspot and an increasing number of people are relocating to Budapest each year. The Hungarian capital has all the things Western European cities have to offer – good quality of living, diverse culture and attractive job opportunities – with a much lower cost of living. You may wish to visit the following website, which compares the cost of living in different cities around the world.

http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/compare_cities.jsp?country1=United+Kingdom&country2=Hungary&city1=Brighton&city2=Budapest


Britannica International School, Budapest

Britannica International School is the longest established British School in Hungary. We cater for children from five to eighteen years of age. We have a thriving Primary Department and an excellent Secondary Department.

The foundation of our educational programme is the National Curriculum for England suitably enhanced to reflect our truly international nature. In the Secondary Department, International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), Advanced Subsidiary Levels (AS) and Advanced Levels (A Levels), provide graduating students with gold standard diplomas for entry to leading universities around the world including those at Oxford and Cambridge. In recent years our public examination scores have been above the UK national average and our A level grades have allowed our students to enter many prestigious universities, both in Hungary and abroad. The school is a registered Cambridge International Examinations Centre and a full member of CIS and COBIS.


Orbital Education

The Britannica International School, Budapest is part of the Orbital Education group, an expanding group of international schools specialising in providing the English National Curriculum to an internationally diverse student population, between the ages of 5 and 18 years.

In addition to our school in Budapest, the Orbital Education group has schools in Mallorca-Spain, Slovenia, China, Mexico, Ecuador, and the Middle East, with plans to develop schools in new regions across the globe. In this role, you would have the opportunity to collaborate and work with teaching staff at other schools across the group, to support our students achieve their potential. After two years’ successful employment you would also have the option to be considered for roles at other schools across the group, providing the opportunity to progress your career while also seeing the world.


Duties and responsibilities specific to the post: Our Teachers are responsible for delivering high quality learning in an organised, happy and safe environment. They work together with other teaching colleagues in medium and short-term planning, target setting and monitoring to ensure challenge and the very best possible progress for every pupil. They participate in the broader life of the school, enriching the learning experience for students.

Applicants should be committed and outstanding teaching practitioners, able to lead by example, possessing excellent IT, organisational and communication skills.

For more information please refer to the separate Job Description by clicking DOWNLOAD PDF below.


Applications

Applications should be made by e-mail and include a covering letter addressed to Mr. Neil McGarry, School Principal, along with a colour photograph and an updated CV including the details of two referees, one of whom must be your most recent employer. Interested applicants should review the job profile and person specification, and ensure their covering letter highlights how their experience, knowledge and skills match those of the ideal candidate.

Applications should be sent to: recruitment@britannicaschool.hu

Closing date: The closing date for applications is 28th February 2023. The school reserves the right to appoint before this deadline if the right candidate is found so early applications are recommended. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by telephone/skype for a brief conversation with Mr. Neil McGarry, School Principal.

Final interviews will be held in the week beginning 7th March 2023. If you have not been contacted by this date, please assume that, on this occasion, your application has not been shortlisted.


Safer recruitment

Britannica International School, Budapest is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of its staff and stakeholders to share this commitment.

Appointment to this role is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks and systems overseas. This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as ‘spent’, must be declared. We operate an equal opportunities policy.

Teacher of Maths
Secondary
Britannica International School Budapest Find out moreClose

Teacher of Maths

Britannica International School Budapest, Hungary

Package: Competitive

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Start date: August 2023

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: 2 Year Renewable

Do you want a role where you can make a real impact? Do you want to work in a stimulating International setting for a growing global Educational company? If so, you will be interested in this fantastic opportunity to join our successful International School in Budapest.

We are looking for a committed, dynamic and passionate teacher who can plan and deliver outstanding lessons across the Secondary Mathematics curriculum. You will be someone with drive and passion who believes in creating a unique, inspiring and outstanding place for learning.

The School is seeking to appoint a well -qualified specialist Maths teacher with effect from August 1st, 2023. The person appointed will be capable of teaching in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. You will be able to excite and challenge students to make rapid progress and will be able to demonstrate a commitment to high standards of teaching and learning.

The Maths department is well resourced and benefits from the use of a suite of specialist facilities.

Living and Working in Budapest:

Budapest is Eastern Europe’s up and coming expat hotspot and an increasing number of people are relocating to Budapest each year. The Hungarian capital has all the things Western European cities have to offer – good quality of living, diverse culture and attractive job opportunities – with a much lower cost of living. You may wish to visit the following website, which compares the cost of living in different cities around the world.

http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/compare_cities.jsp?country1=United+Kingdom&country2=Hungary&city1=Brighton&city2=Budapest

Britannica International School, Budapest

Britannica International School is the longest established British School in Hungary. We cater for children from five to eighteen years of age. We have a thriving Primary Department and an excellent Secondary Department.

The foundation of our educational programme is the National Curriculum for England suitably enhanced to reflect our truly international nature. In the Secondary Department, International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), Advanced Subsidiary Levels (AS) and Advanced Levels (A Levels), provide graduating students with gold standard diplomas for entry to leading universities around the world including those at Oxford and Cambridge. In recent years our public examination scores have been above the UK national average and our A level grades have allowed our students to enter many prestigious universities, both in Hungary and abroad. The school is a registered Cambridge International Examinations Centre and a full member of CIS and COBIS.

Orbital Education

The Britannica International School, Budapest is part of the Orbital Education group, an expanding group of international schools specialising in providing the English National Curriculum to an internationally diverse student population, between the ages of 5 and 18 years.

In addition to our school in Budapest, the Orbital Education group has schools in Mallorca-Spain, Slovenia, China, Mexico, Ecuador, and the Middle East, with plans to develop schools in new regions across the globe. In this role, you would have the opportunity to collaborate and work with teaching staff at other schools across the group, to support our students achieve their potential. After two years’ successful employment you would also have the option to be considered for roles at other schools across the group, providing the opportunity to progress your career while also seeing the world.

Duties and responsibilities specific to the post: Our Teachers are responsible for delivering high quality learning in an organised, happy and safe environment. They work together with other teaching colleagues in medium and short-term planning, target setting and monitoring to ensure challenge and the very best possible progress for every pupil. They participate in the broader life of the school, enriching the learning experience for students.

Applicants should be committed and outstanding teaching practitioners, able to lead by example, possessing excellent IT, organisational and communication skills.

For more information please refer to the separate Job Description and Person Specification provided.

Applications

Applications should be made by e-mail and include a covering letter addressed to Mr. Neil McGarry, School Principal, along with a colour photograph and an updated CV including the details of two referees, one of whom must be your most recent employer. Interested applicants should review the job profile and person specification, and ensure their covering letter highlights how their experience, knowledge and skills match those of the ideal candidate.

Applications should be sent to: recruitment@britannicaschool.hu

Closing date: The closing date for applications is 28th February 2023. The school reserves the right to appoint before this deadline if the right candidate is found so early applications are recommended. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by telephone/skype for a brief conversation with Mr. Neil McGarry, School Principal.

Final interviews will be held in the week beginning 12th March 2023. If you have not been contacted by this date, please assume that, on this occasion, your application has not been shortlisted.

Safer recruitment

Britannica International School, Budapest is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of its staff and stakeholders to share this commitment.

Appointment to this role is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks and systems overseas. This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as ‘spent’, must be declared. We operate an equal opportunities policy.

Head of Marketing & Admissions
Head Office
Baleares International College Palma, Sa Porrassa Campus Find out moreClose

Head of Marketing & Admissions

Baleares International College Palma, Sa Porrassa Campus, Spain

Package: Competitive

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Start date: April 2023

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

Are you an enthusiastic, and experienced marketing professional, interested in a challenging new opportunity at our successful international schools in Mallorca? Or do you know somebody who is? If so, you will be interested in this fantastic opportunity to join us as our Head of Marketing and Admissions.

About the role

We are seeking to appoint a talented individual to lead and manage the Marketing and Admissions function at the Baleares International College, Mallorca, across our two sites in Palma and just outside of Magaluf. This is a key role, with senior leadership responsibility, reporting into the School Principals.

The successful candidate will be required to devise and implement an effective marketing & admissions strategy, to ensure the schools achieve their student growth ambitions.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate success in driving results, clearly being able to link, through CRM software or otherwise, the impact of marketing activities on results. They will be a customer experience advocate with the ability to drive a customer service culture across the schools.

Proactivity, ambition and energy will be key to this role.


Baleares International College (BIC)www.balearesint.net/ is the largest British Curriculum school in Mallorca, providing education based on the English National Curriculum to 650 students (from 4 to 18 years) across two campuses. The role would be responsible for the Marketing and Admissions function at both sites.

We are accredited by the Spanish Ministry of Education based upon inspection and recommendation by the British Council, COBIS, and are a founding member of the National Association of British Schools in Spain (NABSS). The school is a member of the Orbital Education group, an expanding group of acclaimed international schools, which currently educates almost 5,000 students from 114 nationalities and prepares them for high quality universities.


Benefits of working at an Orbital Education School

  • Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues worldwide
  • Enhanced professional development opportunities
  • Opportunities for both career development and movement within the group, providing opportunities to see the world whilst progressing an attractive and rewarding career.

About you The ideal candidate for this exciting and challenging role will:

- Be educated to degree level or vocational equivalent, with a recognised marketing qualification and/or significant practice experience 3-5 years plus

- Have passion and a drive for excellence at all levels

- Be able to demonstrate success in driving results and marketing performance

- Be familiar with management information systems, management of websites and social media channels

- Be confident in identifying trends and market changes in a data-rich environment

- Be a native level English speaker.

- Spanish language ability would be helpful, although is not essential.

Applications

If this describes you, and you are excited by the opportunity to join our growing team, your application should be sent to applications@balearesint.net. Applications are preferred by completing our application form which can be found by clicking the following link https://orbitaled.com/files/BIC-Job-Application-Form-3.docx Alternatively updated CV can also be sent.

Closing date: 28th February 2023, although we encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to avoid disappointment, as this vacancy may close prior to the closing date, upon the right candidate being found.

Successful applicants will be contacted to arrange a brief conversation to assess initial interest and to support the shortlisting process. A formal interview process will follow which we anticipate will take place in person and/or virtually via MS Teams. If you have not been contacted by 31 March 2023 please assume that, on this occasion your application has not been shortlisted.


Baleares International College is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post-holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS (in the UK) or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence

English Teacher
Secondary
British International School of Ljubljana Find out moreClose

English Teacher

British International School of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Package: Competitive

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Start date: August 2023

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

Are you a fully qualified, inspirational, and highly motivated English Teacher? If so, you will be interested in this exciting opportunity to join our successful and growing international school from August 2023.

About the School British International School of Ljubljana (BISL) (http://www.britishschool.si/) is a growing British-style school serving students aged between 3 and 18 from over 30 nationalities in the capital of beautiful Slovenia, Europe’s “hidden jewel”. Classes are small and the students are eager to learn. BISL is an accredited member of COBIS and was most recently inspected in 2021 to be awarded a grade Outstanding in every category by Penta BSO inspection.

About the Opportunity The role is to teach English in our Secondary school. Our teachers are responsible for inspiring and enthusing students in their development of knowledge and skills within Key Stage 3/4/5 and in their preparation for IGCSEs and A Level examinations.

The successful applicant will be an outstanding classroom practitioner, able to demonstrate a proven commitment to the highest standards of teaching and learning and student achievement; someone with drive and passion who believes in creating a unique, inspiring and outstanding place for learning, able to excite and challenge students of all abilities to make great progress.

Applicants should also be prepared to contribute to the wider community aspect of school life, which is expected of every member of the teaching staff. Applicants must have a relevant degree, teaching qualification and experience of successfully teaching English across Key Stage 3/4/5.

Experience of working with EAL learners from a variety of cultures will be an advantage.

As an English school specialising in the English National Curriculum to a diverse international student population, strong English language is an essential requirement and applications from native-level speakers of English will be preferred.

Because of difficulties in obtaining a visa and residency, it may not be possible to consider applicants from nationalities outside of the UK and Europe.

Benefits of working at an Orbital Education School

Orbital Education https://orbitaled.com/ focuses on delivering the very best in British education to its students around the globe. It’s an expanding group with schools already in Spain, Hungary, Slovenia, China, Mexico, Ecuador and the Middle East, with exciting plans to develop new schools across the globe.

Key reasons to work at an Orbital Education School include:

i) Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and students worldwide

ii) Enhanced professional development opportunities, through partnerships with specialist learning providers to offer recognised and accredited professional development programmes.

iii) Opportunities for both career development and movement within the group, providing opportunity to see the world whilst progressing an attractive and rewarding career.

Living and working in Slovenia

Slovenia is a beautiful, diverse and culturally rich environment with opportunities to get involved in a wide range of outdoor adventures, all close within the proximity of Ljubljana. The historic city centre is located just 8 kilometres away from the school. Slovenia is seen by many as an incredibly safe, peaceful and environmentally friendly place. Performing and the Creative Arts are showcased widely through the city including a range of stunning galleries, museums and exhibitions.

Applications

Applications should include a covering letter addressed to the Principal, Mr. M. Cox, along with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, photograph and details of three referees, one of whom should be the current or most recent employer. Applications should be sent, as one combined PDF document, by e-mail with “ENG2023” in the subject field to vacancies@britishschool.si and matthew.cox@britishschool.si.

Closing date for applications is 31 March 2023. However, early applications are encouraged as the school reserves the right to appoint before this deadline once the right candidate is found.

Safeguarding - British International School of Ljubljana is committed to safeguarding children and young people. As part of the school’s commitment to safeguarding, all post-holders are subject to background checks and an International Child Protection Certificate administered by ACRO https://www.acro.police.uk/icp... (if ever worked or lived in the UK), Prohibition Checks where appropriate and/or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence.

Principal
Primary
Baleares International College, Sant Agusti Campus Find out moreClose

Principal

Baleares International College, Sant Agusti Campus, Spain

Package: Competitive

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Start date: August 2023

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

Are you a dynamic, enthusiastic and experienced school leader, with a track record of successful leadership within a Primary school setting? If so, you will be interested in this exciting opportunity to join our successful and growing International School in Mallorca, as Principal of our Primary school from August 2023.

About the Opportunity

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic school leader to support the school through its next stage of development.

The Principal will promote and support the vision and direction of the school, by providing day-to-day leadership which supports success and provides high quality education for our children. It is a job which requires an impactful presence in both school and community, to promote the school's brand, reputation, and service offering.

The successful candidate will have previous senior leadership experience, with a proven track record of promoting, developing and delivering excellence in education. Interested candidates should download the job profile and person specification for greater detail.


About the School

Baleares International College (BIC) https://balearesint.net/ is the largest British Curriculum school group in Mallorca. BIC has two schools, and provides education based on the English National Curriculum to over 645 students in the west of the Island.

Our school at Sant Agusti is located in the high-quality residential environment of Sant Agustí on the south coast of Mallorca. The school is in a very accessible location, just on the outskirts of the capital, Palma.

It has a friendly, family atmosphere offering high-quality education to 160 students from Nursery to Year 6, with small class sizes of up to 20.

As the Principal of Sant Agusti, you would be supported by the Baleares International College shared HR, finance, marketing and site operations services.

BIC is part of the Orbital Education group, an expanding group of international schools providing quality Education to an internationally diverse student population.

Benefits of working at an Orbital Education School

Orbital Education focuses on delivering quality education to its students around the globe. We educate almost 5,000 young people from 114 nationalities, sending them on to high quality universities. We are an expanding group with schools already in Spain, Hungary, Slovenia, China, Mexico, Ecuador and the Middle East, with exciting plans to develop new schools across the globe.

Key reasons to work at an Orbital Education School include:

  • Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues worldwide
  • Enhanced professional development opportunities
  • Opportunities for both career development and movement within the group, providing opportunities to see the world whilst progressing an attractive and rewarding career

About the Person

The ideal candidate for this exciting but challenging role will be able to demonstrate:

- A passion and a drive for excellence at all levels

- A proven track record of achievement in previous Primary Leadership positions.

- Experience of working in a British international school environment outside the UK in a multi-lingual multi-cultural setting is desirable but not essential.

- The desire to work collaboratively with colleagues across both BIC schools, and the wider Orbital network towards the achievement of common goals

Living and Working in Mallorca

As a relaxed, friendly and cosmopolitan island, working in Mallorca has many benefits. From the beautiful beaches and coves spread across its 550km coastline, to the majestic world heritage Serra de Tramuntana Mountain range, the splendid landscape means you are never far from the mountains or sea. The international city of Palma de Mallorca is also close by, one of Spain’s major cities, steeped in history, wonderful architecture, shops and restaurants. With an added benefit of cheap and short haul transport links to the UK and Europe - via Palma de Mallorca Airport – home, and some of Europe’s finest cities are only a short journey away.


How to Apply

If this opportunity excites you, and you would be enthused by the opportunity to lead and develop our school, we would welcome an application from you.

Interested candidates should download the job profile and person specification (select 'Download PDF' below) and submit any application by e-mail.

Your application should include a CV with a photograph, a letter of application and the names and email contacts of three referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer.

You should also include a covering letter which should detail how your experience, knowledge and skills match those of the ideal candidate, as set out above, and within the role profile.

Applications should be submitted to:recruitment@orbitaled.com

First round interviews with qualified candidates will take place via Microsoft Teams on a rolling basis, as soon as applications are received. Although the closing date for applications is the 28th February 2023, we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier upon the right candidate being found. We therefore urge interested applicants to apply without delay.

Should you require more information or wish to discuss the position please contact Jonathan Dey, Regional Head of Schools Jonathan@orbital.education to set up a call.


Safeguarding

Baleares International College is committed to safeguarding children and young people. As part of the school’s commitment to safeguarding, all post-holders are subject to background checks and an International Child Protection Certificate administered by ACRO https://www.acro.police.uk/icpc/ (if ever worked or lived in the UK), Prohibition Checks where appropriate and/or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence. Prior to employment employees will also be required to present original and notarised copies of their professional qualifications.

Early Years Teacher
Early years
British International School of Ljubljana Find out moreClose

Early Years Teacher

British International School of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Package: Competitive

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Start date: March 2023

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

Are you a fully qualified, inspirational, and highly motivated Early Years Teacher? If so, you will be interested in this exciting opportunity to join our successful and growing international school immediately / from March 2023.

About the School

British International School of Ljubljana (BISL) (http://www.britishschool.si/) is a growing British-style school serving students aged between 3 and 18 from over 30 nationalities in the capital of beautiful Slovenia, Europe’s “hidden jewel”. Classes are small and the students are eager to learn. BISL is an accredited member of COBIS.

About the Opportunity

Our teachers are responsible for inspiring and enthusing students in their development of knowledge and skills within Early Years and in their preparation for transition into the Primary School.

The successful applicant will be an outstanding classroom practitioner, able to demonstrate a proven commitment to the highest standards of teaching and learning and student achievement; someone with drive and passion who believes in creating a unique, inspiring and outstanding place for learning, able to excite and challenge students of all abilities to make great progress. Applicants should also be prepared to contribute to the wider community aspect of school life, which is expected of every member of the teaching staff.

Applicants must have a relevant degree, teaching qualification and experience of successfully teaching Early Years/Nursery or Pre-Nursery. Experience of working with EAL learners from a variety of cultures will be an advantage.

As an English school specialising in the English National Curriculum to a diverse international student population, strong English language is an essential requirement and applications from native-level speakers of English will be preferred. Because of difficulties in obtaining a visa and residency, it may not be possible to consider applicants from nationalities outside of the UK and Europe.

Benefits of working at an Orbital Education School

Orbital Education focuses on delivering the very best in British education to its students around the globe. It’s an expanding group with schools already in Spain, Hungary, Slovenia, China, Russia, Ecuador and the Middle East, with exciting plans to develop new schools across the globe. Key reasons to work at an Orbital Education School include:

  1. Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and students worldwide
  2. Enhanced professional development opportunities, through partnerships with specialist learning providers to offer recognised and accredited professional development programmes.
  3. Opportunities for both career development and movement within the group, providing opportunity to see the world whilst progressing an attractive and rewarding career.

Living and working in Slovenia

Slovenia is a beautiful, diverse and culturally rich environment with opportunities to get involved in a wide range of outdoor adventures, all close within the proximity of Ljubljana. The historic city centre is located just 8 kilometres away from the school. Slovenia is seen by many as an incredibly safe, peaceful and environmentally friendly place. Performing and the Creative Arts are showcased widely through the city including a range of stunning galleries, museums and exhibitions.

Applications

Applications should include a covering letter addressed to the Principal, Mr. M. Cox, along with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, photograph and details of three referees, one of whom should be the current or most recent employer.

Applications should be sent, as one combined PDF document, by e-mail with “EY2023” in the subject field to vacancies@britishschool.si or principal@britishschool.si.

Closing date for applications is 30 Mar 2023. However, early applications are encouraged as the school reserves the right to appoint before this deadline once the right candidate is found.

Safeguarding

British International School of Ljubljana is committed to safeguarding children and young people. As part of the school’s commitment to safeguarding, all post-holders are subject to background checks and an International Child Protection Certificate administered by ACRO https://www.acro.police.uk/icp... (if ever worked or lived in the UK), Prohibition Checks where appropriate and/or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence.

Head of Operations
Head Office
Oryx International School, Doha Find out moreClose

Head of Operations

Oryx International School, Doha, Qatar

Package: Competitive

View school details

Start date: April 2023

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

Are you an experienced, flexible and proven Operational Leader with exceptional interpersonal skills, seeking a challenging new opportunity? If so, you will be interested in this fantastic opportunity to take our state-of-the art international school through our next stage of development.

The Opportunity

The role is due to due to start from April 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter depending upon candidate availability (in any application please specify the earliest date you would be available to commence this role).

You will be primarily responsible for the management and development of all non-academic related activities at Oryx International School covering Finance, IT and Facilities Management. You will facilitate the delivery of a high quality education through leadership of these support functions, whilst adhering to regulatory, budgetary, quality, and Group standards at all times.

You will provide effective leadership to support and secure engagement of all stakeholders in the school, with particular attention to Qatar Airways as a key stakeholder within the framework of the Orbital Education-Qatar Airways Relationship. To match the expectations and reputation of Orbital Education and Qatar Airways, we expect high quality and high standards from our staff.

You will have an excellent track record of leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams in a large organisation and whilst knowledge of the management of schools is useful, a willingness to learn about this specialist field is more important.


Person Specification

In particular, candidates should meet the following technical profile:

- Suitable professional qualifications in accountancy or business management are essential with further qualifications in site management and/or Health & Safety being desirable.

- Significant experience in financial planning and control in a large organisation.

- Experience of working as a member of a senior team with Board level experience desirable.

- Experience of working with external contractors to achieve the aims of the school and management of contracts to ensure we achieve value for money.

- Excellent skills in Financial Analysis with the ability to interpret and analyse data and act upon the information.

- Ability to work strategically and analyse issues then identify creative solutions.

- Strong organisational skills to prioritize work and manage time effectively particularly under pressure.

- Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner with all key stakeholders.

In addition, the personal qualities we are looking for include:

- Proactive, enthusiastic, ambitious and energetic person

- International work experience particularly in the GCC and an understanding of Islam and Arab culture.

- Flexibility to work outside of office hours when required.

Strong English language and clear communication is an essential requirement for this role, and applications from native-level speakers of English will be preferred. For more information please refer to the separate Job Description and Person Specification provided.


The School

Oryx International School https://oryxschool.qa/ is a unique project conceptualised by Qatar Airways and Orbital Education https://orbitaled.com/ creating a joint venture between a world renowned, multi-billion dollar turnover airline and a prestigious group of International schools. The objective of this prestigious project is to satisfy the demand for premium quality British style education for the children of expatriate employees of Qatar Airways in Doha.

The vision and mission of Oryx International School is to provide the employees of the world’s five-star airline and their children access to a five-star education. The new, bespoke, built to specification school provides state-of-the-art facilities and education technology to enrich teaching and learning experiences for our students. The school aspires to foster an ethos of global citizenship, the celebration of cultural diversity and a wide international perspective to equip their students with the building blocks to become potential leaders of the future across the world.

The facilities offered at the school site, combined with our approach to education, which incorporates British style and tradition based upon the English National Curriculum, while retaining the value of local culture and tradition, allows Oryx International School to stand out.


Living and working in Qatar

Doha, the peninsula’s capital city of over 2.7 million residents, has a huge international community that choose to live and work here. In December 2022, Doha successfully hosted the FIFA Football World Cup with significant investment in new stadiums and sporting facilities in the region. Qatar provides an excellent lifestyle, with a combination of cultures mixed with the best of Qatar’s past and present.

Being in the Middle East, the weather is good all year round with extreme heat in the summer months. If you want to explore Qatar you will find plenty of opportunities to explore the desert, walk along the Corniche, visit museums, shopping malls, beaches, attend sporting events, music festivals, take a boat trip and much more. There are excellent education facilities, transportation and amenities across the city.


Benefits of working at an Orbital Education School

Orbital Education https://orbitaled.com/ focuses on delivering quality education to its students around the globe. We educate almost 5,000 young people from 114 nationalities, opening pathways on to high quality universities. We are an expanding group with schools already in Spain, Hungary, Slovenia, China, Mexico, Ecuador and the Middle East, with exciting plans to develop new schools across the globe.

Key reasons to work at an Orbital Education School include:

1) Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues worldwide

2) Enhanced professional development opportunities

3) Opportunities for both career development and movement within the group, providing opportunities to see the world whilst progressing an attractive and rewarding career

Application Process

If this describes you, you meet the requirements for this position and are keen to join our excellent and friendly school we would welcome an application from you.

Applications should be made by CV in the first instance, with all relevant details of your experience and education history, accounting for any employment gaps.

As the role is due to start from April 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter depending upon candidate availability, your application should detail the earliest date you would be available to commence this role. Applications should be submitted to recruitment@orbitaled.com

Your application should include a cover letter outlining how you would utilise your knowledge, skills, and experiences to ensure success in the role. You should also detail the names, email contacts and contact numbers of two referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer. Closing date: 19th February 2023

Successful candidates will be contacted as soon as we have drawn up a shortlist for interview which we hope to hold by the end of February. If you have not heard from us before 28th February you can assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


Safeguarding – Oryx International School, Doha is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and stakeholders to share this commitment. As part of the school’s commitment to safeguarding, all post-holders are subject to background checks and an International Child Protection Certificate administered by ACRO https://www.acro.police.uk/icp... (if ever worked or lived in the UK), Prohibition Checks where appropriate and/or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence.

Additional Language Learning Coordinator
Head Office
British School Quito Find out moreClose

Additional Language Learning Coordinator

British School Quito, Ecuador

Package: Competitive

View school details

Start date: August 2023

Contract type: International

Contract term: 2 Year Renewable

Are you a fully qualified, dynamic and enthusiastic teacher, with a track record of successful leadership within a whole school context? If so, you will be interested by this fantastic opportunity to join our successful and growing International School in Quito.

About the School

British School Quito (BSQ) https://britishschoolquito.edu... Is Ecuador's only truly British international school, where the English National Curriculum is taught with strong links to local language and culture.

We are proud of our joint British-Ecuadorian roots and have a very strong reputation in the local and international community resulting in growing numbers and opportunities for expansion.

BSQ is a foundation, with the sole purpose of providing education. We are an IB World School, accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools. We are also a member of the Latin American Heads Conference (LAHC) and we are licensed and accredited by the Ecuadorian Ministry of Education.

The school is located in the beautiful Cumbaya valley to the East of Quito and 20 minutes from the airport.

The school has an ICT lab, science laboratories, art and music facilities, a cafeteria, playgrounds, swimming pool and a sports field. We have a central library with an auditorium area for assemblies and productions and rich opportunities for outside play. Academic standards are high with many graduates going on to study in the world’s top universities.

About the Opportunity

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced Additional Language Learning teacher who can structure and lead additional language learning across the school. The role involves working with best-practice strategies to guide teachers in scaffolding language learning in their classrooms and leading a team of EAL/SAL support staff to meet the needs of children starting to learn English or Spanish in a bilingual school context. The role is due to start from 15/08/23 and an excellent remuneration package is available.

BSQ has already built its reputation on high quality and high standards and as such it has similar high expectations of its staff. The school therefore welcomes fully qualified, flexible, creative, child-centred teachers who will further enhance the quality of teaching and learning and also be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of this busy school. Applicants are invited from teachers currently working in the UK maintained or independent school sectors and from those already posted overseas.

Applicants must have a relevant Bachelor degree from a reputable UK University, Qualified Teacher Status, with a PGCE, BEd or similar from the UK. Applicants must speak native-level English and hold British citizenship in order to secure the necessary visa. We welcome applications from NQTs with excellent references.

BSQ Teachers:

  • live and learn with respect and care for each other.
  • live and learn with a happy and welcoming attitude to everyone.
  • live and learn with an active and determined approach to our ambitions.

Interested candidates should also download the job profile and person specification for greater detail, by clicking 'download pdf' below.

Benefits of working at an Orbital Education School

Orbital Education focuses on delivering the very best in British education to its students around the globe. It’s an expanding group with schools already in Spain, Hungary, Slovenia, China, Mexico, Ecuador and the Middle East, with exciting plans to develop new schools across the globe. Key reasons to work at an Orbital Education School include:

  • Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and students worldwide
  • Enhanced professional development opportunities, through partnerships with specialist learning providers to offer recognised and accredited professional development programmes.
  • Opportunities for both career development and movement within the group, providing opportunity to see the world whilst progressing an attractive and rewarding career.

Living and working in Quito

Quito, its Ecuador’s capital city. At 2,850m above sea level it is the highest official capital city in the world and is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful cities in South America. It’s stunning architecture that serves as a reminder of Ecuador’s history, sits alongside it’s beautiful landscape, nestled between the mountains of the Andes.

The city has a relaxed, welcoming, and friendly environment, and a pleasant climate all-year-round because of its elevation and proximity to the equator. Average afternoon temperatures are approximately 21 °C and average night-time lows of approximately 10 °C.

Quito is located within 20 kilometres of an International airport with regular flights to Europe, the US, and wider region.

The Process and how to apply

Your application should be submitted by email and should include a CV along with a letter of application, detailing how you feel your skills and experience meet those contained within the role profile. You should also include the names and email contacts of three referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer.

Applications should submitted to recruitment@britishschoolquito.edu.ec, quoting “Additional Language Learning Coordinator” in the subject line.

Closing date for applications is 17/02/23 - However early applications are encouraged to avoid disappointment as we anticipate significant interest in this position.

Initial selection interviews with qualified candidates will take place virtually on a rolling basis as applications are received. Arrangements for final stage interview will be shared with individuals ahead of final stage.

Due to anticipated levels of interest, we regret that we will not be able to feedback to all candidates. Therefore, if you have not heard from us prior to 10/03/23, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Safeguarding – British School of Quito is committed to safeguarding children and young people. As part of the school’s commitment to safeguarding, all post-holders are subject to background checks and will be required to present either a DBS certificate alongside a current update from the DBS service, or an International Child Protection Certificate administered by ACRO https://www.acro.police.uk/icp... (if ever worked or lived in the UK).

Prohibition Checks will also be required where appropriate and/or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence. The successful applicant will also be required to present the background checks outlined below, along with original and notarised copies of their qualifications.

The British School, Quito is an Equal Opportunities employer.

English Teacher (KS3-5)
Secondary
British School Quito Find out moreClose

English Teacher (KS3-5)

British School Quito, Ecuador

Package: Competitive

View school details

Start date: August 2023

Contract type: International

Contract term: 2 Year Renewable

Are you a fully qualified, dynamic and enthusiastic teacher, with a track record of successful leadership within a whole school context? If so, you will be interested by this fantastic opportunity to join our successful and growing International School in Quito.

About the School

British School Quito (BSQ) https://britishschoolquito.edu.ec is Ecuador's only truly British international school, where the English National Curriculum is taught with strong links to local language and culture.

We are proud of our joint British-Ecuadorian roots and have a very strong reputation in the local and international community resulting in growing numbers and opportunities for expansion.

BSQ is a foundation, with the sole purpose of providing education. We are an IB World School, accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools. We are licensed and accredited by the Ecuadorian Ministry of Education.

The school is located in the beautiful Cumbaya valley to the East of Quito and 20 minutes from the airport. The school has an ICT lab, science laboratories, art and music facilities, a cafeteria, playgrounds, swimming pool and a sports field. We have a central library with an auditorium area for assemblies and productions and rich opportunities for outside play. Academic standards are high with many graduates going on to study in the world’s top universities.

About the Opportunity

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced English language/literature teacher who can teach across the secondary age range. The successful candidate would be expected to teach the IGCSE Literature and Language programmes (first language) and the IB English (first language) curriculum. The role is due to start from 15/08/23 and an excellent remuneration package is available.

BSQ has already built its reputation on high quality and high standards and as such it has similar high expectations of its staff. The school therefore welcomes fully qualified, flexible, creative, child-centred teachers who will further enhance the quality of teaching and learning and also be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of this busy school. Applicants are invited from teachers currently working in the UK maintained or independent school sectors and from those already posted overseas.

Applicants must have a relevant Bachelor degree from a reputable UK University, Qualified Teacher Status, with a PGCE, BEd or similar from the UK. Applicants must speak native-level English and hold British citizenship in order to secure the necessary visa. We welcome applications from NQTs with excellent references.

BSQ Teachers:

  • live and learn with respect and care for each other.
  • live and learn with a happy and welcoming attitude to everyone.
  • live and learn with an active and determined approach to our ambitions.

Interested candidates should also download the job profile and person specification for greater detail, by clicking 'download pdf' below.

Benefits of working at an Orbital Education School

Orbital Education focuses on delivering the very best in British education to its students around the globe. It’s an expanding group with schools already in Spain, Hungary, Slovenia, China, Mexico, Ecuador and the Middle East, with exciting plans to develop new schools across the globe. Key reasons to work at an Orbital Education School include:

  • Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and students worldwide
  • Enhanced professional development opportunities, through partnerships with specialist learning providers to offer recognised and accredited professional development programmes.
  • Opportunities for both career development and movement within the group, providing opportunity to see the world whilst progressing an attractive and rewarding career.

Living and working in Quito

Quito, its Ecuador’s capital city. At 2,850m above sea level it is the highest official capital city in the world and is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful cities in South America. It’s stunning architecture that serves as a reminder of Ecuador’s history, sits alongside it’s beautiful landscape, nestled between the mountains of the Andes.

The city has a relaxed, welcoming, and friendly environment, and a pleasant climate all-year-round because of its elevation and proximity to the equator. Average afternoon temperatures are approximately 21 °C and average night-time lows of approximately 10 °C.

Quito is located within 20 kilometres of an International airport with regular flights to Europe, the US, and wider region.

The Process and how to apply

Your application should be submitted by email and should include a CV along with a letter of application, detailing how you feel your skills and experience meet those contained within the role profile. You should also include the names and email contacts of three referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer.

Applications should submitted to recruitment@britishschoolquito.edu.ec, quoting “English Teacher (KS3-5) Quito” in the subject line.

Closing date for applications is 17/02/23 - However early applications are encouraged to avoid disappointment as we anticipate significant interest in this position.

Initial selection interviews with qualified candidates will take place virtually on a rolling basis as applications are received. Arrangements for final stage interview will be shared with individuals ahead of final stage.

Due to anticipated levels of interest, we regret that we will not be able to feedback to all candidates. Therefore, if you have not heard from us prior to 10/03/23, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Safeguarding – British School of Quito is committed to safeguarding children and young people. As part of the school’s commitment to safeguarding, all post-holders are subject to background checks and will be required to present either a DBS certificate alongside a current update from the DBS service, or an International Child Protection Certificate administered by ACRO https://www.acro.police.uk/icp... (if ever worked or lived in the UK).

Prohibition Checks will also be required where appropriate and/or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence. The successful applicant will also be required to present the background checks outlined below, along with original and notarised copies of their qualifications.

The British School, Quito is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Key Stage 2 Teacher
Primary
British School Quito Find out moreClose

Key Stage 2 Teacher

British School Quito, Ecuador

Package: Competitive

View school details

Start date: August 2023

Contract type: International

Contract term: 2 Year Renewable

Are you a fully qualified, dynamic and enthusiastic teacher, with a track record of successful leadership within a whole school context? If so, you will be interested by this fantastic opportunity to join our successful and growing International School in Quito.

About the School

British School Quito (BSQ) https://britishschoolquito.edu.ecis Ecuador's only truly British international school, where the English National Curriculum is taught with strong links to local language and culture.

We are proud of our joint British-Ecuadorian roots and have a very strong reputation in the local and international community resulting in growing numbers and opportunities for expansion.

BSQ is a foundation, with the sole purpose of providing education. We are an IB World School, accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools. We are licensed and accredited by the Ecuadorian Ministry of Education.

The school is located in the beautiful Cumbaya valley to the East of Quito and 20 minutes from the airport.

The school has an ICT lab, science laboratories, art and music facilities, a cafeteria, playgrounds, swimming pool and a sports field. We have a central library with an auditorium area for assemblies and productions and rich opportunities for outside play. Academic standards are high with many graduates going on to study in the world’s top universities.

About the Opportunity

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced Primary teacher to join our KS2 teaching team. The role is due to start from 15/08/23 and an excellent remuneration package is available.

BSQ has already built its reputation on high quality and high standards and as such it has similar high expectations of its staff. The school therefore welcomes fully qualified, flexible, creative, child-centred teachers who will further enhance the quality of teaching and learning and also be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of this busy school. Applicants are invited from teachers currently working in the UK maintained or independent school sectors and from those already posted overseas.

Applicants must have a relevant Bachelor degree from a reputable UK University, Qualified Teacher Status, with a PGCE, BEd or similar from the UK. Applicants must speak native-level English and hold British citizenship in order to secure the necessary visa. We welcome applications from NQTs with excellent references.

BSQ Teachers:

  • live and learn with respect and care for each other.
  • live and learn with a happy and welcoming attitude to everyone.
  • live and learn with an active and determined approach to our ambitions.

Interested candidates should also download the job profile and person specification for greater detail, by clicking 'download pdf' below.


Benefits of working at an Orbital Education School

Orbital Education focuses on delivering the very best in British education to its students around the globe. It’s an expanding group with schools already in Spain, Hungary, Slovenia, China, Mexico, Ecuador and the Middle East, with exciting plans to develop new schools across the globe. Key reasons to work at an Orbital Education School include:

  • Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and students worldwide
  • Enhanced professional development opportunities, through partnerships with specialist learning providers to offer recognised and accredited professional development programmes.
  • Opportunities for both career development and movement within the group, providing opportunity to see the world whilst progressing an attractive and rewarding career.

Living and working in Quito

Quito, its Ecuador’s capital city. At 2,850m above sea level it is the highest official capital city in the world and is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful cities in South America. It’s stunning architecture that serves as a reminder of Ecuador’s history, sits alongside it’s beautiful landscape, nestled between the mountains of the Andes.

The city has a relaxed, welcoming, and friendly environment, and a pleasant climate all-year-round because of its elevation and proximity to the equator. Average afternoon temperatures are approximately 21 °C and average night-time lows of approximately 10 °C.

Quito is located within 20 kilometres of an International airport with regular flights to Europe, the US, and wider region.

The Process and how to apply

Your application should be submitted by email and should include a CV along with a letter of application, detailing how you feel your skills and experience meet those contained within the role profile. You should also include the names and email contacts of three referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer.

Applications should submitted to recruitment@britishschoolquito.edu.ec, quoting “Primary Teacher (KS2) Quito” in the subject line.

Closing date for applications is 17/02/23 - However early applications are encouraged to avoid disappointment as we anticipate significant interest in this position.

Initial selection interviews with qualified candidates will take place virtually on a rolling basis as applications are received. Arrangements for final stage interview will be shared with individuals ahead of final stage.

Due to anticipated levels of interest, we regret that we will not be able to feedback to all candidates. Therefore, if you have not heard from us prior to 10/03/23, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Safeguarding – British School of Quito is committed to safeguarding children and young people. As part of the school’s commitment to safeguarding, all post-holders are subject to background checks and will be required to present either a DBS certificate alongside a current update from the DBS service, or an International Child Protection Certificate administered by ACRO https://www.acro.police.uk/icp... (if ever worked or lived in the UK).

Prohibition Checks will also be required where appropriate and/or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence. The successful applicant will also be required to present the background checks outlined below, along with original and notarised copies of their qualifications.

The British School, Quito is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Physics Teacher
Secondary
British School Quito Find out moreClose

Physics Teacher

British School Quito, Ecuador

Package: Competitive

View school details

Start date: August 2023

Contract type: International

Contract term: 2 Year Renewable

Are you a fully qualified, dynamic and enthusiastic teacher, with a track record of successful leadership within a whole school context? If so, you will be interested by this fantastic opportunity to join our successful and growing International School in Quito.

About the School

British School Quito (BSQ) https://britishschoolquito.edu... is Ecuador's only truly British international school, where the English National Curriculum is taught with strong links to local language and culture. We are proud of our joint British-Ecuadorian roots and have a very strong reputation in the local and international community resulting in growing numbers and opportunities for expansion.

BSQ is a foundation, with the sole purpose of providing education. We are an IB World School, accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools. We are licensed and accredited by the Ecuadorian Ministry of Education.

The school is located in the beautiful Cumbaya valley to the East of Quito and 20 minutes from the airport. The school has an ICT lab, science laboratories, art and music facilities, a cafeteria, playgrounds, swimming pool and a sports field. We have a central library with an auditorium area for assemblies and productions and rich opportunities for outside play. Academic standards are high with many graduates going on to study in the world’s top universities.


About the Opportunity

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced Physics teacher who can teach across the upper secondary age range. The successful candidate would be expected to teach the IGCSE and IB Physics programmes. The role is due to start from 15/08/23 and a competitive remuneration package is available.

BSQ has already built its reputation on high quality and high standards and as such it has similar high expectations of its staff. The school therefore welcomes fully qualified, flexible, creative, child-centred teachers who will further enhance the quality of teaching and learning and also be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of this busy school. Applicants are invited from teachers currently working in the UK maintained or independent school sectors and from those already posted overseas.

Applicants must have a relevant Bachelor degree from a reputable UK University, Qualified Teacher Status, with a PGCE, BEd or similar from the UK. Applicants must speak native-level English and hold British citizenship in order to secure the necessary visa. We welcome applications from NQTs with excellent references.

BSQ Teachers:

  • live and learn with respect and care for each other.
  • live and learn with a happy and welcoming attitude to everyone.
  • live and learn with an active and determined approach to our ambitions.

Interested candidates should also download the job profile and person specification for greater detail, by clicking 'download pdf' below.


Benefits of working at an Orbital Education School

Orbital Education focuses on delivering the very best in British education to its students around the globe. It’s an expanding group with schools already in Spain, Hungary, Slovenia, China, Mexico, Ecuador and the Middle East, with exciting plans to develop new schools across the globe. Key reasons to work at an Orbital Education School include:

  • Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and students worldwide
  • Enhanced professional development opportunities, through partnerships with specialist learning providers to offer recognised and accredited professional development programmes.
  • Opportunities for both career development and movement within the group, providing opportunity to see the world whilst progressing an attractive and rewarding career.

Living and working in Quito

Quito, its Ecuador’s capital city. At 2,850m above sea level it is the highest official capital city in the world and is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful cities in South America. It’s stunning architecture that serves as a reminder of Ecuador’s history, sits alongside it’s beautiful landscape, nestled between the mountains of the Andes.

The city has a relaxed, welcoming, and friendly environment, and a pleasant climate all-year-round because of its elevation and proximity to the equator. Average afternoon temperatures are approximately 21 °C and average night-time lows of approximately 10 °C.

Quito is located within 20 kilometres of an International airport with regular flights to Europe, the US, and wider region.

The Process and how to apply

Your application should be submitted by email and should include a CV along with a letter of application, detailing how you feel your skills and experience meet those contained within the role profile. You should also include the names and email contacts of three referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer.

Applications should submitted to recruitment@britishschoolquito.edu.ec, quoting “Physics Teacher (KS4/5) Quito” in the subject line.

Closing date for applications is 17/02/23 - However early applications are encouraged to avoid disappointment as we anticipate significant interest in this position.

Initial selection interviews with qualified candidates will take place virtually on a rolling basis as applications are received. Arrangements for final stage interview will be shared with individuals ahead of final stage.

Due to anticipated levels of interest, we regret that we will not be able to feedback to all candidates. Therefore, if you have not heard from us prior to 10/03/23, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Safeguarding – British School of Quito is committed to safeguarding children and young people. As part of the school’s commitment to safeguarding, all post-holders are subject to background checks and will be required to present either a DBS certificate alongside a current update from the DBS service, or an International Child Protection Certificate administered by ACRO https://www.acro.police.uk/icp... (if ever worked or lived in the UK).

Prohibition Checks will also be required where appropriate and/or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence. The successful applicant will also be required to present the background checks outlined below, along with original and notarised copies of their qualifications.

The British School, Quito is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Chemistry Teacher
Secondary
British School Quito Find out moreClose

Chemistry Teacher

British School Quito, Ecuador

Package: Competitive

View school details

Start date: August 2023

Contract type: International

Contract term: 2 Year Renewable

Are you a fully qualified, dynamic and enthusiastic teacher, with a track record of successful leadership within a whole school context? If so, you will be interested by this fantastic opportunity to join our successful and growing International School in Quito.

About the School

British School Quito (BSQ) https://britishschoolquito.edu... is Ecuador's only truly British international school, where the English National Curriculum is taught with strong links to local language and culture. We are proud of our joint British-Ecuadorian roots and have a very strong reputation in the local and international community resulting in growing numbers and opportunities for expansion.

BSQ is a foundation, with the sole purpose of providing education. We are an IB World School, accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools. We are licensed and accredited by the Ecuadorian Ministry of Education.

The school is located in the beautiful Cumbaya valley to the East of Quito and 20 minutes from the airport. The school has an ICT lab, science laboratories, art and music facilities, a cafeteria, playgrounds, swimming pool and a sports field. We have a central library with an auditorium area for assemblies and productions and rich opportunities for outside play. Academic standards are high with many graduates going on to study in the world’s top universities.


About the Opportunity

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced Chemistry teacher who can teach across the upper secondary age range. The successful candidate would be expected to teach the IGCSE and IB Chemistry programmes (IB training available). The role is due to start from 15/08/23 and a competitive remuneration package is available.

BSQ has already built its reputation on high quality and high standards and as such it has similar high expectations of its staff. The school therefore welcomes fully qualified, flexible, creative, child-centred teachers who will further enhance the quality of teaching and learning and also be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of this busy school. Applicants are invited from teachers currently working in the UK maintained or independent school sectors and from those already posted overseas.

Applicants must have a relevant Bachelor degree from a reputable UK University, Qualified Teacher Status, with a PGCE, BEd or similar from the UK. Applicants must speak native-level English and hold British citizenship in order to secure the necessary visa. We welcome applications from ECTs with excellent references.

BSQ Teachers:

  • live and learn with respect and care for each other.
  • live and learn with a happy and welcoming attitude to everyone.
  • live and learn with an active and determined approach to our ambitions.

Interested candidates should also download the job profile and person specification for greater detail, by clicking 'download pdf' below.

Benefits of working at an Orbital Education School

Orbital Education focuses on delivering the very best in British education to its students around the globe. It’s an expanding group with schools already in Spain, Hungary, Slovenia, China, Mexico, Ecuador and the Middle East, with exciting plans to develop new schools across the globe. Key reasons to work at an Orbital Education School include:

  • Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and students worldwide
  • Enhanced professional development opportunities, through partnerships with specialist learning providers to offer recognised and accredited professional development programmes.
  • Opportunities for both career development and movement within the group, providing opportunity to see the world whilst progressing an attractive and rewarding career.

Living and working in Quito

Quito, its Ecuador’s capital city. At 2,850m above sea level it is the highest official capital city in the world and is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful cities in South America. It’s stunning architecture that serves as a reminder of Ecuador’s history, sits alongside it’s beautiful landscape, nestled between the mountains of the Andes.

The city has a relaxed, welcoming, and friendly environment, and a pleasant climate all-year-round because of its elevation and proximity to the equator. Average afternoon temperatures are approximately 21 °C and average night-time lows of approximately 10 °C.

Quito is located within 20 kilometres of an International airport with regular flights to Europe, the US, and wider region.

The Process and how to apply

Your application should be submitted by email and should include a CV along with a letter of application, detailing how you feel your skills and experience meet those contained within the role profile. You should also include the names and email contacts of three referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer.

Applications should submitted to recruitment@britishschoolquito.edu.ec, quoting “Chemistry Teacher (KS4/5) Quito” in the subject line.

Closing date for applications is 17/02/23 - However early applications are encouraged to avoid disappointment as we anticipate significant interest in this position.

Initial selection interviews with qualified candidates will take place virtually on a rolling basis as applications are received. Arrangements for final stage interview will be shared with individuals ahead of final stage.

Due to anticipated levels of interest, we regret that we will not be able to feedback to all candidates. Therefore, if you have not heard from us prior to 10/03/23, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Safeguarding – British School of Quito is committed to safeguarding children and young people. As part of the school’s commitment to safeguarding, all post-holders are subject to background checks and will be required to present either a DBS certificate alongside a current update from the DBS service, or an International Child Protection Certificate administered by ACRO https://www.acro.police.uk/icp... (if ever worked or lived in the UK).

Prohibition Checks will also be required where appropriate and/or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence. The successful applicant will also be required to present the background checks outlined below, along with original and notarised copies of their qualifications.

The British School, Quito is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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Chairman and founder; Kevin McNeany