The British International School Riyadh is looking for fully qualified teachers for both the primary and senior sections who would like to be added to our supply list for short term and long term cover.

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  • By: Penprofile
  • Posted: Mar 16
  • Updated: Mar 16

Job Description

The British International School, Riyadh caters for students aged 3-18.  50% of students are British but over 50 nationalities are represented within the student body.  We have two Primary School sites at Al Hamra and Salwa Garden Village compounds and a Senior School site at Al Hamra. The school is accredited by the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) and the Council of International Schools (CIS).

The successful candidate will:

  • be a UK qualified teacher or have qualifications recognised in the UK through the NARIC process;

  • competently fulfil all Teachers’ Standards as published by the Department of Education in 2012;

  • put students at the heart of the education process;

  • fully support the Mission and ethos of the school;

  • be able to use ICT as an effective teaching tool;

  • believe in the values of international and interculturalism in an educational context;

  • have KSA residency.

Teachers who work at BISR should have


  • Qualified Teacher status;

  • Certificate of Education, First degree or equivalent;

  • Training or qualification relevant to the post.


  • An appreciation of the demands of a British school in an international context ;and an acceptance that contribution to the extra-curricular life of the school is essential. Teachers contribute to the success of the House system;

  • An appreciation of the importance of international understanding;

  • Experience of working in various contexts both in the UK and internationally.


  • Experience of teaching within Key Stage or subject;

  • Willingness to work closely with colleagues in preparing for teaching and learning;

  • Experience of positive behaviour management strategies;

  • Experience of planning for children with Special Educational Needs and Gifted and Talented children;

  • Experience of curriculum development, monitoring and assessment;

  • Experience of working with second language students or prepared to undertake training.

Skills and Abilities

  • A detailed knowledge of the English national curriculum;

  • Ability to organise a stimulating learning environment and demonstrate excellent creative teaching skills;

  • Good organisation of recording and evaluating progress;

  • Show good communication skills when working with pupils, parents and colleagues;

  • Effective skills in managing and organising own time and directing deployment of teaching assistants;

  • Good ICT skills to be effective in your job;

  • An understanding of Assessment for Learning Strategies and use of this to inform future planning;

  • The desire to develop knowledge of the curriculum above and below the preferred key stage;

  • etc.

Closing Date: June 27, 2019