STARTING DATE: AUGUST 2023
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
The International School of Rimini (ISR) is an IBO PYP candidate school located in the historical centre of Rimini, a major international tourist destination and one of the most popular seaside resorts in Europe.
ISR was founded in 2018 and it caters for students from Early Years to Grade 6. ISR will grow a grade each year until Grade 12, when students will attain the IB Diploma, a qualification recognized by the leading universities of the world. All subjects are taught in English, except for Italian.
ISR, the first international school in its area (Romagna), will develop lifelong learners who are open-minded and empathetic global citizens, equipped with the skills needed to enable them to take action to create a just and sustainable world.
The mission of the International School of Rimini is to provide a supportive, inclusive and challenging environment that enables all students to reach their full potential. The curriculum will prepare students to meet the challenges of an ever-evolving global society.
We strive to equip our students with the knowledge, skills, concepts, values, and self-awareness to undertake a positive role in the world. To achieve this end, we aim to develop independent, confident, collaborative, creative, respectful and resilient lifelong learners.
We will utilise Rimini, and the surrounding areas, as learning environments and encourage students to engage in local community events and sustainability projects.
Actively engage the students in inspiring inquiry based, conceptual and constructivist learning,
contextualised through experiential learning and real life applications. Using innovative and balanced
approaches to teaching and learning and fostering a positive environment for student’s individual
growth. Actively support the school’s mission to develop students who make an active contribution as
they take their place in our ever-evolving global society.
Potentially taking on responsibilities as MYP Coordinator.
Ability to use English as language of instruction – Mother Tongue Equivalent
Teaching Qualifications appropriate to age taught / A certified professional teaching qualification at
degree level, such as B.Ed, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent specialising in teaching Math and Science at
A minimum of 2 years of solid and demonstrable IB MYP teaching experience within an IB Curriculum
at Middle School
Proven track-record in effective, student centric instructional strategies that motivates learners of all
Ability to effectively analyse and apply data to inform instructional practices and differentiate learning
Effective communicator with ability to provide formative and constructive feedback for learning
Internationally-minded, positive interpersonal and collaborative skills
Solid organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
Flexible, patient, adaptive to new/challenging situations and innovate learning environments
An open-minded and positive attitude to learners, parents and colleagues
Proactively support the mission, vision and values of the school
ISR is an equal opportunity employer. We aim to align our hiring process with our mission and vision.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against
on the basis of ethnicity, colour, religion or religious practices, gender identity or sexual orientation,
national origin, age, ability status, or any other category protected by applicable local laws. ISR takes
affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance all qualified candidates. Outside of
the school’s control are the current Italian visa regulations, which prohibit ISR from freely offering
employment to candidates who do not already hold a EU/EEA passport or a valid work permit in Italy.
Report to and Evaluated by: Head of School
To provide a supportive, caring, risk free environment that ensures that learners are able to enjoy and
maximise their growth learning of English through an inquiry driven framework for learning.
Specific Classroom Responsibilities Include:
Teaching & Learning
Apply knowledge of varied approaches to learning in instruction, lesson planning, guided questioning,
Utilise technology effectively, where appropriate, both in classroom, instruction, and for learning
assignments to advance the educational process and engage learners
Ensure that all learning objectives are clear and communicated effectively
To teach varied groups of learners within the class as determined by the composition and make up of
the class and the curriculum
To promote through teaching and learning the IB Learner Profile
Create a classroom environment that is safe, inclusive, engaging, student-centred, and inquiry-based
To ensure the boundaries for behavioural expectations are agreed and developed with learner
participation i.e. – Essential Agreement
Provide for the learners a differentiated programme of instruction that incorporates appropriate
challenges and high expectations of all
Deliver the curriculum within the agreed framework and philosophy of the school
To plan and coordinate lessons in accordance with the school’s planning procedures
Document each learner's progress consistently throughout the course of the year, and efficiently
collect evidence of learning and progress
Ensure that learners have regular opportunities for reflection and self - assessment
To share in the overall responsibility for the academic progress, personal development, health and
safety, discipline and well-being of all learners
To be proactive with reporting learner progress to parents outside the normal reporting process.
To participate in all agreed school based activities.
Any other reasonable duties at a level commensurate with that grade level.
To monitor, control, support and evaluate the use of grade level resources ensuring appropriate
resource deployment and the proposal of new resources for the grade level
Use student data effectively in planning for teaching and learning and design learning activities that
are differentiated in approach
To participate in school wide curriculum review and planning (internal & external) at all levels and to
coordinate such planning outcomes at Grade level
To support all school initiatives with achieving accreditation or authorization with the IBO
To encourage and actively support education outside the classroom
To actively participate in regular school assemblies
To maintain regular (weekly) contact with parents via Toddle/class newsletter
Participate in regular staff meetings and be a member of any ad hoc committees that may be needed
To share professional expertise with colleagues and parents
Work collaboratively to complete a unit planner for every statement of inquiry (SOI)/interdisciplinary
Keep up-to-date with developments in subject area/s, new research and resources, methods and
Undertake any Continuing Professional Development as requested
To take part in the school’s Performance Management Appraisal process
NB: Other duties/responsibilities deemed necessary by the school leadership may be added.
The school follows safer recruitment procedures and candidates will be subject to associated
background checks. ISR employees are responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our
learners. Our employees agree to abide by all child protection policies and procedures and agree to
participate in all child protection/safeguarding checks as mandated by the school as a condition of