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PYP Classroom Teacher (Alphaville Campus)

Responsible to: Headteacher; Head of School; Class Teacher

St. Nicholas School is seeking to appoint a Primary Classroom Teacher for the Alphaville campus experience who will enjoy working in a highly stimulating and dynamic international environment. Current experience teaching PYP is highly advantageous but not essential. Candidates should commit to IB philosophy and practice, to the highest standards of excellence and be prepared to work across the full Primary age range. 

St Nicholas runs from 18 months through Grade 8 and is adding an additional year group each academic year. Class sizes allow for approximately 22/24 pupils with a full-time Class Teacher and Teaching Assistant. Additional Specialist Teachers are responsible for teaching specific curriculum areas (varies depending on year group) including Portuguese, Art, Music, Drama, and PE. A Personalised Learning Department works together with teachers to provide individualised support for pupils to meet learning and language needs. St Nicholas offers the IB PYP curriculum and all teachers meet regularly with the Heads of section and the PYP Coordinator to plan for the learning experiences and assessment of pupils and discuss pupil progress. Teachers are given autonomy to innovate and be creative in their design of authentic, challenging and engaging learning experiences and are always well supported.

Successful candidates are expected to have: 

● A university degree in the subject to be taught along with evidence of recent professional learning 

● An internationally recognised teaching qualification and teaching experience 

● A recognition and some understanding of how Millennials learn 

● A commitment to inquiry based learning and the school’s vision and mission 

● A commitment to international mindedness and IB teaching philosophy (www.ibo.org

● A positive and optimistic attitude to students, learning and education

● Additional qualities to add to the school community 

Job descriptions and further information are available on the website www.stnicholas.com.br 

Letter of application should be addressed to the Head Teacher and accompanied by a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees. Please send to recruitment@stnicholas.com.br .

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