The Franconian International School (FIS) in Erlangen, located in southern Germany, serves primarily the international community of the Metropolitan Region of Nuremberg and educates students in an international environment according to high academic standards. It provides an atmosphere respectful of diverse cultures and promotes responsible global citizenship. The school is committed to promoting international and intercultural experiences for its students. The students at the FIS come from over 40 different nations.

The FIS is looking for a

Head of Department Science

Starting: August 1, 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
Contract Type: 1 year with the possibility of extension
  • 1-year appointment. The position comes with a teaching component.
  • 9 release lessons bi-weekly, 3.000 € annual stipend

Responsibilities:

  • Teach and manage the educational program relevant to subject and grade level(s) based on the FIS curriculum
  • Lead and manage the whole school Science Department (Primary and Secondary)
  • Responsibilities according to FIS Teacher/HoD Job Description

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Teaching qualification with valid teaching license, if applicable
  • Relevant University degree
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Strong focus on student-centered learn­ing
  • IPC, PYP, MYP or DP curriculum experience preferred
  • Experience in an international school an advantage
  • Experience as HoD / in Curriculum Leadership preferred
  • Minimum of five years teaching experience preferred

What we offer:

  • An exciting position in an international, friendly and open working atmosphere
  • A modern workplace with excellent resources
  • Initial 1-year contract with the possibility of extension
  • Remuneration according to FIS Salary Scale based on experience
  • Competitive salary, relocation package, contributions towards pension scheme
  • Opportunity to learn and grow as a professional

Are you the ideal candidate for this position? Please submit your application online by clicking the “Apply Now” button.

Equal Opportunity and Child Protection Statement

The appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, verification of identity and proof of qualifications. The Franconian International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and national/international disclosure and barring services. The Franconian International School is an Equal Opportunities employer, and welcomes applications for all posts from appropriately qualified persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief.