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Teacher of IB Diploma and IB MYP French Language & Literature/Language Acquisition (f/m/d)

Employment Announcement
Starting date: 01.08.2023
Position No: 20230503.5

BBIS Berlin Brandenburg International School is an independently run, state-approved, inclusive, English-medium day and boarding school serving the internationally-minded community of Germany’s capital region and beyond. As one of the world’s leading International Baccalaureate (IB) schools, BBIS proudly offers three IB programmes in the Primary, Middle and Diploma years of schooling. In the current school year 2022/23 our school teaches about 825 students who represent more than 65 nationalities.

BBIS has an opening for a Teacher of IB Diploma and MYP French Language & Literature/Language Acquisition (f/m/d).

Job Description
  • Teach IB Diploma and MYP French Language & Literature and Language Acquisition to students from grade 6 to 12
  • Innovative, connected, creative, collaborative, flexible and proactive professional, who has a passion for your subject
  • Have strong beliefs that all students can access and succeed in French Language and that the cornerstone of student confidence is the acquisition of foundational content, skills, and understandings
  • Have a keen interest in promoting student well-being through teaching and learning in the French classroom and beyond
  • Experience in teaching French in the IB programmes (MYP and DP, although we might also consider candidates with experience in the AP, A-Level, IGCSE or similar, as training can be provided as part of our extensive professional development programme
  • Teaching certification, preferably with a master’s degree in a related field
  • Experience in a similar role in international schools
  • Excellent references indicating a passion for teaching French
  • Outstanding communication (both written and spoken)
  • Demonstrate at all times the learner profile attributes/dispositions
  • Conviction to the development of inquiry-based and conceptually driven curriculum units and educational programmes
  • Effective practice to utilise technology within teaching and learning
Desirable experience
  • Supervise the Personal Project/Extended Essay
  • Commitment to homeroom/advisor role
  • Experience in teaching Theory of Knowledge
  • Contribute to the school’s extra-curricular activities programme
  • Experience as an IB workshop leader or similar
Your Profile
  • Embrace the school’s Mission and Guiding Statements and put student learning first
  • Have the ability to teach across a diverse range of abilities and motivations using differentiation
  • Have the ability to incorporate varied instructional models and assessment methods to optimise student learning
  • Plan collaboratively and contribute across disciplines
  • Motivate students to become creative and critical thinkers, who are actively engaged in their own learning
  • Create a safe, secure and stimulating environment based on understanding, respect and shared agreements in accordance with BBIS’s Child Safeguarding Policy
  • Value and make productive use of the diversity of cultures and perspectives that exist in the school community
  • Team player who is flexible, resilient, and a risk taker with a positive growth mind-set
  • Confidence to seek support when uncertain or challenged
Perks - More than just a job
  • Have an impact. With professional competence and enthusiasm, we are improving day by day the educational level, and you too can have an impact on this ride
  • Use our professional training to prepare you optimally for your tasks
  • Push boundaries. Everyone is equally important and works together on uncharted challenges alongside inspiring colleagues from all over the world
  • Fun at work and beyond. Join our team events – there's always something to celebrate! Or use our fitness offers to get balanced
  • Feel at home. Enjoy our green campus, our relocation service and the international open-minded community

Please review our website or our YouTube channel and then apply with a letter, CV, and full contact details of three referees including current headteacher, using the following application form.