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Why work for an Orbital School?

  • Teach internationally in an expanding group of British owned and managed schools
  • Be part of an entrepreneurial company with a long history in international education
  • Enhance your CV by working for a company that is widely known and respected
  • Experience living in an exciting new country
  • Develop your knowledge and experience through collaboration with colleagues and students across the globe
  • Benefit from enhanced professional development opportunities via recognised and accredited professional development programmes
  • Take advantage of opportunities for career development within the group, enabling you to see the world whilst progressing in an attractive and rewarding career.

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 2020

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 Moscow, 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

Modern Foreign Languages (German) Teacher
Secondary
Britannica International School Budapest Find out moreClose

Modern Foreign Languages (German) Teacher

Britannica International School Budapest, Hungary

Package: Competitive

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Start date: August 2020

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Two years (Mutually renewable)

Are you a fully qualified Modern Foreign Languages (German) teacher seeking 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.

About the Opportunity

The School is seeking to appoint a well -qualified specialist MFL teacher with ability to teach German, with effect from August 1st, 2020. The person appointed will be capable of teaching in Key Stages 2, 3, 4 and 5 (please state what languages you are able to teach for each Key Stage in your application). We are looking for a committed, dynamic and passionate teacher who can plan and deliver outstanding lessons in at least one language. You will be someone with drive and passion who believes in creating a unique, inspiring and outstanding place for learning.

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 MFL department is hugely dynamic and creative and well- resourced.

As an English school specialising in the English National Curriculum to a diverse international student population, strong English language is also an essential requirement.

Britannica International School, Budapest

Britannica International School, Budapest https://britannicaschool.hu/ 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 the Council of International Schools.

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.

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:

  • 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 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

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 7th July 2020 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 from 10th July 2020. 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.

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.

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.

French Teacher (with ability to teach English)
Secondary
Oryx International School, Doha Find out moreClose

French Teacher (with ability to teach English)

Oryx International School, Doha, Qatar

Package: Competitive

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Start date: August 2020

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Two years (Mutually Renewable)

Are you a fully qualified, enthusiastic and experienced French teacher seeking a new challenge? If so, you will be interested in this fantastic opportunity to join Oryx International School, Doha as Teacher of French (with English additional subject).

The Opportunity

The School is seeking to appoint a well-qualified specialist Secondary Teacher of French with effect from August 2020. The person appointed will be capable of teaching in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. You should also be able to offer an additional subject, please confirm which subject this would be in your application.

Applicants should be committed and outstanding role models to staff, students and parents.

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, providing each other with high levels of support and challenge to promote 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.

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.

For more information please refer to the separate Job Description and Person Specification provided, available on our TES vacancies page which can be found here; https://www.tes.com/jobs/employer/oryx-international-school-1081246

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 £70 million 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 2.5 million residents, has a huge International community that choose to live and work here. Doha is preparing to host the Football World Cup in 2022 with new stadiums already completed and others still under construction. Qatar provides an excellent lifestyle, with a combination of cultures mixed with the best of Qatar’s past and present, making the local culture unique. 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 opportunity 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 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.

Application Process

All applications must be made on the TES Application System

To apply please visit our vacancies page and find this position; https://www.tes.com/jobs/emplo...

1. Complete all questions on the Online Application Form.

2. Supporting statement should be no less than 500 words and no more than 1000 words, and should relate directly to the specific role applied for and cover:

· your motivation for working in education

· a brief description of the philosophy of education which shapes your particular style of teaching

· what attracts you to the position

· how you feel your experience, skills and personal qualities qualify you to take on the role with details of any unique teaching methods or techniques that you have developed or employ

· what extra-curricular activities you can lead, supervise or have participated in

· any other information you would like the selection panel to know

Please note:

Incomplete applications will not be considered and all applications will be acknowledged on receipt, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted with the outcome of their application. Due to the expected high levels of interest in positions at the school, Oryx International School reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage of the recruitment process.

Interviews

Interviews will take place in via Zoom. You will be contacted with arrangements ahead of interviews taking place.

Safeguarding – Oryx International School, Doha 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. 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.

Please note: Legitimate jobs in our group are only advertised on the TES.com, Indeed.com, our own website and the relevant Orbital school website. Please disregard any other websites offering positions at both Orbital or any of our schools.

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Teaching Internationally

Teaching overseas in British international schools, run by a British owned and managed company, is a rewarding, refreshing and stimulating next step in a teacher’s professional career. Teachers do not need to have had prior overseas experience, nor indeed do you need to be fluent in the host country language. However you get more enjoyment and satisfaction in experiencing the different cultures if you make an attempt to learn some of the language.

The role

Being able to follow your chosen profession in different parts of the world will offer exciting opportunities to see places and understand new cultures. Our international schools teach a curriculum based on the English National Curriculum, but enhanced to suit the needs of an international community. Older students follow iGCSE and A' level/IB diploma programmes. Of course, we prefer teachers who have experience of the curriculum, but we also give detailed briefing and strong support to those who seek to become familiar with it.

Kevin McNeany

Since Orbital was founded in 2005, the group has grown quickly and in keeping with our business plan. I envisaged a group of international schools and colleges offering quality education, mainly in British style and tradition, to expatriate and host families in countries throughout the world.

The schools specialise in the English National Curriculum, augmented to meet the needs of specific international student populations and supported by an experienced team of educationists from their Cheshire base.

We were honoured this year to be awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2019. Our company believes that quality, transparency and accountability leads to success for our students, their families and the company,” chairman and founder Kevin McNeany said.

Kevin McNeany