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CAMBRIDGE BUSINESS STUDIES TEACHER (IGCSE & A-LEVEL)

Newberry House Montessori School, situated on the picturesque Lourensford Estate in Somerset West, aims to
deliver a world-class education to learners from 18 months all the way through to 18 years.

 

The Newberry House goal is to offer quality, international education in a healthy, sustainable environment whilst providing real-life learning experiences – these are the three key pillars of Newberry House:

Education – We offer world-class education through globally-recognised Montessori and Cambridge
International programmes

Environment – Our organic, green campus inspires a sustainable and holistic way of living

Experience – Our unique setting on Lourensford Estate provides multiple opportunities for immersive
learning and living outside the classroom

We are a Cambridge Assessment International Education-accredited school and examination centre, giving our graduates the opportunity to leave with an internationally recognised qualification, and are looking to employ an Upper School Business Studies Teacher able to deliver the Cambridge curriculum at iGCSE and A-level.

If you have the appetite to be part of a small, yet growing Upper School, and to put in the work required to establish a fresh approach to learning to prepare our students for the 21st century, then this position may be for you. Candidates not willing to make educational paradigm shifts need not apply.

Minimum requirements:

  • An understanding of the Montessori philosophy of education and how it can be applied in an Upper School context (12-18 years).
  • Suitable and relevant qualifications to enable the effective teaching of Cambridge Business Studies to a very high standard.
  • Experience in and knowledge of the Cambridge curriculum.
  • Registration with SACE.
  • Willingness to grow, lead and learn, especially in regard to student-led, active learning, critical thinking and 21st century skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills and sound administrative ability.

The position includes:

  • Teaching high-quality Cambridge and iGCSE Business Studies to the High School, nurturing an independent approach to learning.
  • Ownership of the Newberry Business Studies curriculum and its continual development.
  • Facilitating and managing business experience and projects for the iGCSE students. This involves working with industry and academics to create real-world business experience.
  • Interaction and planning with Upper School staff
  • A dynamic, beautiful and innovative work environment.

WHY CAMBRIDGE

  • Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) syllabus is designed to develop a deep understanding of subjects and independent thinking skills.
  • The Cambridge International Examinations prepares school students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning.
  • Cambridge A levels are internationally recognized and allow a successful student to be able to apply to local and international universities.
  • Cambridge’s mission is to provide educational benefit through provision of international programmes and qualifications for school education and to be the world leader in this field. Together with its schools partners like Newberry House, Cambridge helps to develop learners who are confident, responsible, reflective, innovative and engaged – equipped for success in the modern world.

Business Teacher commencement date: 7 April , 2021

Application requirements:

A one-page cover letter motivating your reasons for applying, what you can bring to the role, as well as your
understanding of what a world-class Cambridge and Montessori senior school looks like, should be emailed to
the School along with your Curriculum Vita.

Only suitably qualified and experienced applicants will be considered. Short-listed applicants will be notified
telephonically.

Submission of an application does not imply that an applicant will be called for an interview and Newberry
House Montessori School reserves the right not to fill the post.

 

Closing Date
26/02/2021
Newberry House Montessori School, Lourensford Estate, Somerset West
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