BISR is a dynamic and exciting school community, committed to attracting the very best teachers, supporting their ongoing growth and development.
We are delighted that you are considering a position with the British International School Riyadh.
We are a vibrant community in the heart of the desert, comprising of nearly 2000 students across five campuses and 300 staff (of which 150 are teachers), with 52 different nationalities represented across our student population. We are a learning focused school, where the opportunities for personal development are considerable and attractive to ambitious and talented professionals.
Staff appointed to BISR join a forward thinking school, where we employ the best of British education, greatly enriched by our international context. Learning at BISR is underpinned by research based evidence and we are strongly committed to keeping our staff up to date with best practice from across the world. To facilitate this, CPD spending at BISR is a big part of our budget and we are keen to invest in the professional growth and development of our staff. We are accredited as a British School Overseas and also by the Council of International Schools, with accreditation reports validating the quality of the programmes we provide.
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When we are appointing teaching staff at BISR we are looking for people who:
Are innovative, creative, enthusiastic, highly motivated and learning focused, with a strong track record of excellent classroom practice and pastoral care.
Are committed to development of high quality learning experiences underpinned by a clear understanding of how learning is developed, where students are motivated and equipped to become life-long learners.
Demonstrate a passion for learning, being a reflective practitioner, showing a strong commitment to development of outstanding classroom practice.
Use high quality assessment and feedback strategies to ensure students make good progress with their learning.
Ensure students flourish by creating a positive climate for learning, supporting the holistic development of each student, with a strong emphasis on well-being in an intercultural context.
Have excellent interpersonal skills, high levels of emotional intelligence and a good sense of humour, effectively collaborating within a range of teams.
Fully support the school Mission, Vision and Motto.
Go the extra-mile for students, contributing to the wider life of the school, including the broad co-curricular programme and community events.