ABOUT US

 

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.

Primary School

Teaching Assistant

The International School of Toulouse (IST) is a vibrant community with more than 30 nationalities. We pride ourselves on our friendly, safe and supportive environment which challenges and inspires students to maximise their potential. We believe education should foster lifelong learners with the will to have a positive impact on the world. 

IST is a coeducational day school with approximately 530 students aged 3 – 18. Students in the primary school follow the IB Primary Years Programme and the secondary school prepares students for (I)GCSE examinations and the IB Diploma Programme.

IST is an IB World School, fully accredited by the Council of International Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. It opened in September 1999 in purpose-built accommodation and serves the international community in and around Toulouse.

The Position

The International School of Toulouse wishes to appoint a full-time Teaching Assistant with effect from the start of the 2021-2022 academic year.

 

Teaching assistants are an integral part of the school workforce. The primary role of the teaching assistant is to work with teachers to raise the learning and attainment of students while also promoting their independence, self-esteem and social inclusion.

The post will also involve significant participation in supervisory duties at breaks and lunch times.

 

How to Apply

Please see below for a detailed Job Description and 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 be able to demonstrate experience of working with children in a professional capacity.

It is essential for all applicants to hold the nationality of one of the European Union countries, or valid French working papers.

 

Closing date: Friday 2nd July 2021

The School reserves the right to appoint a suitable candidate before this closing date.

Job Description

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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.