Teacher of Geography (January 2025 start) (2024)

Teacher of Geography

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented Teacher of Geography to join our highly motivated and experienced team on a full-time basis from January 2025. Reporting to the Head of Geography, the successful candidate will be able to teach across the Senior School including IGCSE and IB Geography.

With two campuses - a Junior School in the heart of Rome and a Junior and Senior School based in La Storta in the city’s northern suburbs, the school is seeking exceptional team members who can contribute to the exciting next phase of our development.

School Accolades

Specialist Provision Provider of the Year (Nominated), TES Awards for International Schools (2024)
Top 10 Private Schools in Europe, Spears Index (2024)
Top 100 IB Schools in the World (Summer 2023 Examination Session)
COBIS Accredited Member with Double Beacon Status (Learning & Teaching, Governance) (2023)
Top 125 Schools in the World: Schools Index by Carfax (2023, 2022, 2021, 2020)


Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching and Learning

To engage and motivate pupils to strive for the highest performance
To use tracking and monitoring to advance student learning
To keep abreast of new curriculum thinking, teaching methods and examination syllabuses and implement the National Curriculum, IGCSE and IB syllabuses as
appropriate and according to the policies of the Departments, in discussion with the Heads of Department
To maintain and implement school and department policies and adhere to protocols outlined in the departmental handbooks
To be aware of, and comply with, all the School policies including those for marking and assessment, teaching and learning and reporting
To develop and share schemes of work and resources
To contribute to the departments’ improvement/development plans and promote the learning priorities of the school’s Vision, Mission and Values
To promote the wider aspirations and values of the school, the academic Department and the IB Learner Profile

Pastoral

To demonstrate professional curiosity in relation to each pupil’s wellbeing and welfare, and to foster the personal and social development of each pupil in their care
To actively promote the social, moral and cultural ethos of the school community
To create an atmosphere of support by being aware of, and fully compliant with, all of the schoolʼs pastoral policies
To be familiar with all the schoolʼs policies on Health and Safety and be proactive in ensuring the safety of all members of the school community at all times
To promote exemplary behaviour and a responsible attitude amongst pupils
To be aware of and act upon all policies regarding the safeguarding of children

Professional Responsibilities

To promote pride in the school among the pupil body through high standards of dress, behaviour and commitment
To ensure that all communication is acted upon appropriately and in a timely manner
To attend Parentsʼ Evenings, Assemblies and other school events during term time as required
To assist with covering colleagues as required
To attend all meetings and INSET as required
To maintain an up to date Google Classroom for each class, and to contribute occasional content for the school newsletter, website, social media and other publications
To foster a close partnership with parents, initiating contact in appropriate circ*mstances and ensuring that there is a record of this
To carry out any reasonable professional request made by the Principal/Head of School

Personal Skills

The successful candidate will be:

Enthusiastic and passionate about education with a sound understanding of UK and international best practices
Flexible and adaptable to the varied demands of working in a world-class school environment
Proactive in all aspects of school life
Able to work independently and actively collaborate within each academic department
Creative and innovative across and beyond the curriculum
Able to work successfully under pressure, with excellent organisational skills
Reliable and respectful
Able to demonstrate a positive and proactive attitude towards participation in professional development and the schoolʼs induction and appraisal processes
Able to present a professional image in line with the high expectations of St Georgeʼs
A talented communicator, orally and in writing

Formal Qualifications/Experience

A good UK Honours Degree (or equivalent)
A certified teaching qualification (i.e. Qualified Teacher Status)
A distinguished record of teaching
A strong record of professional development.
How to Apply

Reference Number 240602

Application Deadline Friday 14 June, 4.00pm CEST

Start Date January 2025

Availability (full-time/part-time) Full-time

Contract Permanent

We reserve the right to appoint before the closing date. Early application is strongly encouraged.

Please complete the Application for Employment form available at www.stgeorge.school.it/employment. Please submit your completed application via email to [emailprotected], inserting the job reference number in the subject line of the email.

Within the application form, please include a statement outlining your strengths and stating why you wish to be considered for the role.

Shortlisted candidates will have references taken up prior to interview.

Conditional Offer of Appointment

Any offer to a successful candidate will be conditional upon the following:

Verification of identity, qualifications and professional status
A safeguarding check
Receipt of at least three satisfactory references (one of which should be from your current or most recent Principal, Head of School or line manager)
Verification of medical fitness (completion of a medical declaration)
Social media screening
Non-EU applicants will be required to produce their University Transcript with courses taken and final grade of their First Degree

Flights/Transport

Arrival flight is granted.

Dependent Opportunities

Discount on Tuition grants for staff children of teachers

Other

School lunches in School refectory

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