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Maternity cover Early Years teacher

The international School of Bologna (ISB) seeks a Maternity cover Early Years teacher

Effective August 2018

The school

The ISB mission is to provide stimulating learning experiences through the medium of the English language, in which children of internationally minded parents can develop the essential skills and knowledge required to make an active contribution as they take their place in our ever-evolving global society.

It is the goal of ISB to prepare students for their future in a global community and to graduate lifelong learners who are ethical, competent, culturally aware and self-reliant. We expect our graduates to possess sufficient skills to enrich their lives and the lives of others.


ISB was founded in 2004 and is currently situated in the historical center of Bologna. Bologna has a rich cultural and educational heritage. ISB shares a school building with Collegio San Luigi, a prestigious private Italian school. The school currently has an enrollment of 234, representing over 19 nationalities, with over 30 dedicated faculty and administration. ISB is an IB World School offering the PYP, MYP and Diploma programs. It is also accredited by the Council of International Schools.
ISB enjoys a strong and growing reputation for its academic programme and is an active member of the Association of IB schools in Italy. This is an exciting time to join a growing school and to contribute to its further development.

More information and details regarding ISB can be found at www.isbologna.com

The Position.

This is a confirmed vacancy initially for two months in the Early Years division (3-6 years) and is for an experienced classroom teacher. The Early Years is one form entry. The successful candidate will be comfortable collaborating with teachers from other grades but confident in working autonomously.


  • Successful candidates must hold an EU passport
  • Outstanding teacher
  • Early Years teaching certification from the candidate’s home country
  • Ability to collaborate
  • Successful Early Years teaching experience
  • Commitment to inquiry learning and learning through play  
  • Ability to link the school mission to teaching and learning
  • Ability to contribute positively to the school community

Added advantage

  • IB PYP knowledge
  • Professional experience of working with students whose first language is not English
  • Experience in an international or multicultural school.
  • Experience with Google Classroom

Commitment to Child Protection

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

Salaries and Benefits.

  • Nationally competitive salary


Please apply directly to the Head of School headofschool@isbologna.com including as one attachment: a letter of application which addresses the specific post criteria above and resume that includes the names, email addresses and contact numbers of three referees.

The deadline for applications for this position is Friday 22 June, however applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible as the position will be filled if an outstanding candidate is identified prior to this date.