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MYP/DP Physics Teacher

school
St. Nicholas School
location
Alphaville/Santana de Parnaíba (suburb of São Paulo), Brazil, South America
salary
US 2500 - 3450 a month
housing
Housing provided (except the bills)
airfair
Flight to Brazil for the teacher and their legal dependents at the beginning of the contract and return flight at the end
Start date
Start August 2024
2 years
1
  • Middle School, High School
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 3 years of teaching experience
  • Science degree, ideally with a Physics major
  • Teaching Credential/License

Qualifications:

  • Experience in teaching the MYP and/or DP (Desirable) 
  • A commitment to inquiry-based learning and the school's vision and mission (Essential)
  • A commitment to international mindedness and IB teaching philosophy
  • Passion and enthusiasm and a belief in all students
  • Additional qualities to add to the school community, such as experience with extracurricular activities and/or sports
  • Flight to Brazil for the teacher and their legal dependents at the beginning of the contract and return flight at the end
  • Housing provided (except the bills)
  • Social security/severance pay
  • Medical (co-participation)
  • On-going PD support

St Nicholas Alphaville is seeking to appoint a qualified and experienced science teacher, ideally with a specialism and qualification in Physics, capable of teaching IB DP Physics, to join our growing team. 

The ideal candidate would have secure pedagogical knowledge and understanding and be familiar with current educational practices and developments. They should also strive to understand the school’s beliefs about learning and promote the conditions to ignite passion within the learners.

About us:

St Nicholas School was established in 1980. The Alphaville campus is located in a semi-rural location on a purpose and modern campus. It is a vibrant, stimulating, and happy multicultural community of almost 500 students from 18 months to 16 years (eventually to 18 years), local and international families, and a highly diverse and passionate body of teachers. International students and staff form a modest and growing percentage of the school population where International-mindedness is promoted and celebrated. The St. Nicholas community is passionate about learning. We have designed an innovative, balanced, and challenging 21st-century learning experience inspired and underpinned by the International Baccalaureate PYP and Diploma Programmes. St Nicholas Alphaville is authorised to offer the IB PYP and MYP programmes, and we are in the process of the DP authorisation with our first cohort due to start in August 2024.

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This is a Direct to School Job

St Nicholas School was established in 1980 and now has two campuses; the original campus in Pinheiros in São Paulo, and Alphaville, opened in 2016. Both campuses have vibrant, stimulating, and happy multicultural communities with almost 1200 students from 18 months to 18 years, local and international families, and a highly diverse and passionate body of teachers. 

The St. Nicholas community is passionate about learning. We have designed an innovative, balanced, and challenging 21st-century learning experience inspired and underpinned by the International Baccalaureate PYP, MYP (Alphaville), and Diploma Programmes. iGCSEs are currently offered at the Pinheiros campus. Technology is central to learning and we aim to maximize the opportunities for learners to experiment with different information and communication tools. The school provides a balanced and rich transformative education for its diverse body of learners.

Members of the community are open to learning and grow and are willing to contribute to collective learning and share and support others. We value our parents and the part they play in each child’s learning. You will want to contribute to the wider community and should start to learn Portuguese. Once you arrive we will provide Portuguese lessons.

Values and Vision

Our mission is to ignite a passion for learning, from our hearts to others, for the world.

 

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