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Employment

Thank you for your interest in joining the International School of Toulouse. Please note that, to be considered for a teaching position at IST, candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and PGCE. Applicants should also have a minimum of two year’s classroom teaching experience, preferably in an IB World School. It is essential for all applicants to hold the nationality of one of the European Union countries, or valid French working papers.

 

If you wish to be considered for supply or cover work, please send a letter of application, full CV/résumé (including photo) and contact details of three referees to ist@intst.net. Applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and PGCE or equivalent. It is essential for all applicants to hold the nationality of one of the European Union countries, or valid French working papers.

 

The International School of Toulouse wishes to appoint a well-qualified and experienced teacher of Science to cover a maternity leave from 10th January 2022 until 30th June 2022.

The successful candidate will join a team of five teachers and one full time laboratory technician in our Science department. We have well-resourced laboratories with high quality interactive whiteboards. Students in the school bring a laptop to lessons where we aim to incorporate ISTE Standards for learning and teaching. Classes are mixed ability and many students show great interest in Science and willingly participate in extra-curricular activities.

Students in grade 6-8 follow a tailor-made IST Science curriculum broadly based around CIE Lower Secondary, which is differentiated and accessible to all students, providing development of scientific inquiry skills as well as a thorough coverage of key concepts to prepare student for later study.  In grades 9 and 10 students study IGCSE Coordinated Science or Triple Science: Biology, Chemistry and Physics in specialist subject lessons. The school offers the IB Diploma to grades 11 and 12.

Essential Qualifications:

  • A degree in education or post-graduate teaching qualification.

  • Knowledge and experience of practical Science teaching in English at middle school level or above.

  • Previous experience of IGCSE Chemistry or IGCSE Co-ordinated Science would be an advantage.

 

Candidates should be able to demonstrate that they are:

  • Aligned to the Mission, Vision and Values of the school.

  • Committed to ensuring high standards of teaching and learning.

  • Able to work as part of a team and to be adaptable and flexible.

  • A good communicator with a sense of humour.

  • Technologically competent and willing to learn.

 

How to Apply:

Please submit a letter of application, full CV/résumé (including photo) and contact details of three referees by email to:

Mrs C. Steinson, Principal

email: ist@intst.net

Applicants must hold the nationality of a European Union country, or valid French working papers.

Closing date: Friday 19th  November 2021.

 

 

Child Safeguarding

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

Selected candidates will be invited to an interview and undergo pre-recruitment procedures. In accordance with our Child Protection Policy, they will also be asked to provide official criminal background checks from all previous countries in which they have lived.

Equal Opportunity

The School is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all and ensuring that all stages of recruitment and selection are fair. Recruitment and selection procedures will be reviewed on a regular basis and the school will pay particular attention to ensuring compliance with Article L.1132-1 of the French Code of Employment which provides that applicants are not discriminated against on the grounds of their origin, gender, morals, sexual orientation, age, marital status or pregnancy, genetic characteristics, belonging or not belonging (actual or supposed) to an ethnic group, a nation or a race, political opinions, trade union or “mutual benefit” activity, religious beliefs, physical appearance, surname, or on the grounds of state of health or disability.

Secondary School - Science Teacher