Primary and Secondary German Teachers (potential for HOD) - August 2021 - Cologne or Munich, GermanyStart Date: August 20201Location: Cologne and Munich, GermanyRegion: EuropeCurriculum: UK curriculum Experience: 2 years preferablySalary: Salaries from €35,000 - €55,000 depending on experienceContract: 2 year initial contractSchool Vision / Ethos:This role is within a group of private, non-selective, co-educational, non-faith day schools, established in Cologne in 1985 and now also operating in Düsseldorf and Munich, Germany.These three international schools share a strong common ethos and structure. They strive for excellence in everything they undertake and place heavy emphasis on creating a positive, enjoyable and child-centred learning experience.The schools follow the British curriculum through to IGCSE and offer the IB Diploma programme in the senior school. Position Description:German is a core element of the curriculum and is compulsory for all pupils in the Primary School. Although the working language of the school is English, all pupils are expected to develop or maintain a high level of fluency and literacy in the local language.German is taught at a range of differentiated levels, with classes split between those learning German as a first language; those learning as a second language or near native level; and those with no or little prior experience. Non-native learners follow an accelerated course, and it is the school's aim that all learners achieve proficiency in the language. Other cohorts follow the local curriculum for German.The school's German language staff keep careful track of pupils' progress and maintain regular dialogue with parents. They work across the whole Primary department and play an important role in the life of the school.Regional Overview: Germany is a diverse and fascinating country lying at the heart of Europe. Munich is the Capital of the Bavarian region of Germany - famous for its historical buildings, numerous museums, and who could forget the tourists (and locals) favourite, Oktoberfest! Munich has so much to offer to the modern expat - it is easy to see why it is one of the top cities to live and work in Europe.Cologne, Germany's fourth largest city, is a dynamic and vibrant cultural centre, with a large and diverse international community. The city offers something for everyone with a busy shopping district, host of museums, theatres, concert halls all amid the thousands of restaurants and cafes. The school is situated in a leafy suburb with excellent transport links to central Cologne.Requirements:Applicants must be qualified teachers holding degree level certification and QTS or equivalent, majoring in MFL. Teachers will preferably have two years' experience and should be willing to involve themselves into the school community.The schools accept all nationalities. As British International Schools, the majority of their teachers have had experience working in the UK, or in UK-curriculum schools internationally.Familiarity with the National Curriculum is seen as a considerable advantage, as is an understanding of the demands associated with private education.Package:Competitive salary from €35,000 - €55,000 depending on experience.A relocation allowance of €1,500 is available and can be utilised for flights, shipping etc.Support will be given to find own accommodation and through the initial relocation process.Medical care is covered under the governmental scheme.