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Chemistry Teacher

ISR- International School on the Rhine
Neuss, Germany, Europe
Accommodation may be offered
Relocation allowance
Start date
Start August 2024
2 years
  • High School
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Chemistry
  • Teaching Credential/License
  • United States (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland


  • A formal teaching qualification such as PGCE, PGdip, BEd, MEd, Qualified Teacher Status, or equivalent teaching qualification and evidence of in-service training.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Experience of the IGCSE and IBDP, or experience in another relevant comparable post-16 qualification, such as A-Level Chemistry is essential.  
  • Experience working in an international school is desired.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • IBDP (or A-Level) and IGCSE Experience are essential.
  • Pension
  • Medical cover
  • Good working environment
  • Relocation allowance
  • Accommodation may be offered

Chemistry Teacher for Middle and Upper School

ISR International School on the Rhine. Neuss, Germany

Job type: Full Time, Fixed Term

Start date: August 2024

Apply by: 20th February 2024

Job description:

ISR International School on the Rhine is a private, coeducational school catering for students from Kindergarten through Grade 12. The school operates a non-selective admissions policy and has an enrolment of around 1040 students with more than 60 nationalities represented in the student body. 

ISR is accredited by the German authorities as an ‘Anerkannte Internationale Ergänzungsschule’ (International Supplementary School) and by the US accrediting agency Cognia (formerly known as AdvancED). ISR is an IB World School authorized to offer the IB Diploma Programme and also offers Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) IGCSE courses. The school is a certified member of the Council of International Schools (CIS).

We are looking for a full-time Teacher of Chemistry focusing on Middle and Upper School to join our team in August 2024. 

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for the high quality of teaching and learning of all students in the Middle and Upper School Science and the IGCSE and IB curriculum.
  • Be responsible for student progress, welfare, and outcomes.
  • To engage students in positive learning relationships.
  • To have an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the professional duties of teachers. 
  • To take responsibility for implementing school policies and practices, especially concerning safeguarding and equality of opportunity.

Here at ISR, you will always be supported by committed and welcoming colleagues, confident hardworking students, and a very supportive ISR community. We will be looking at you to establish your value in a fast-paced rewarding school and return will offer a range of career development opportunities.

If the above resonates with you then please email your CV and cover letter. We are always open to discussing possibilities for inspiring candidates!

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

ISR, located in the Düsseldorf – Neuss – Meerbusch region, offers excellent international education from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in a multilingual environment is exclusively financed by tuition fees, and does not receive financial support from the state. Furthermore, ISR is recognized as an accredited school by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. All proceeds are reinvested into the school to further benefit the students.

ISR is committed to providing comprehensive, internationally oriented, and individualized support for its students and offers an excellent learning concept that prepares students for studies at renowned universities worldwide. The well-structured curriculum, combined with the early identification of knowledge gaps through weekly tests (monitoring), form the basis for the graduation results of ISR graduates, which are far above the German and global average.

The curriculum is developed centrally and is taught using specially developed teaching programs. German is taught according to the curriculum for high schools in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Our ISR Team

Our international team comprises over 180 employees from over 40 countries. Around 160 staff members are dedicated solely to teaching, advising, and supervising the students as well as supporting them both in their academic and extra-curricular activities. This pedagogical team not only includes highly qualified teachers but also supervisors, university counselors, a student counselor, a school nurse, a student activities coordinator, a librarian, and the school leadership team.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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