Berlin Metropolitan School

Berlin Metropolitan School

BMS is the oldest international school in the center of Berlin. 1000 students from 68 countries attend our school and are taught using the best international and national curriculum programs. Berlin Metropolitan School is an all-day school, allowing students from kindergarten through 12th grade to complete a modern and values-based education, culminating into an internationally recognized diploma. An international team of 200 dedicated employees lead the way for the learning success of our students.

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Council of International Schools (CIS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

Contact Information
Campus Address
Linienstrasse 122
Germany
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Berlin
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Contact Details
+49 30 8872 739 0

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Education Information
IB DP
IB PYP
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School Benefits
Starting Salary Range
The BMS pay scale as one essential part in value the work of every member of faculty was re-worked with a committee by teachers from all section and senior leaders in 2014.
The BMS pay scale is structured according to years of experience and the program each respective teacher is teaching.
Taxes
Individuals who are resident in Germany or have their normal place of abode there have full income tax liability. The gross salary (and, if applied, also tuition remission for children attending the school) is subject to German income tax. Once you have registered at the town hall, you will receive your tax identity number and classified into a tax group (I-V). The tax rates depend on family status and income level and range. Tax on income from employed work is retained by being deducted at source, i.e. an amount of tax is retained directly by the employer.
Please find more information on www.make-it-in-germany.com and http://www.make-it-in-germany.com/en/for-qualified-professionals/working/guide/taxes

Summary of deductions made from the gross salary
• Income tax
• Solidarity tax
• Church tax (optional)
• Health insurance
• Long term care insurance
• Retirement insurance
• Unemployment insurance
Accommodation
BMS offers a housing search service for all staff members who have t o relocate to Berlin.
Flights/Transport
Our transition package includes expenses for travel as well as shipping.
These benefits are valid one way and one time. Expenses for other family members cannot be covered.
Furniture
Furnished flats for rent are available also on flat search websites.
Moving Allowance
BMS will pay a settling in allowance one time fix to every new staff member who is not living in Berlin and need to relocate. Employees are allowed to use this for any private reason linked to their relocation. It is required to be treated like extra income which means it will be taxed.
Dependent Opportunities
Staff members are asked to pay the monthly lunch fee of 70€ for their children. From all other school fees they are exempted. As this counts as a remuneration in kind all staff members have to pay taxes on the school fees.
Medical
Medical insurances can be chosen from a variety of public providers. We have a good contact to one provider who have English speaking staff and a great support team for international staff.
Other
Summary of deductions made from the gross salary:
• Income tax
• Solidarity tax
• Church tax (optional)
• Health insurance
• Long term care insurance
• Retirement insurance
• Unemployment insurance

Freiwilliges soziales Jahr an der BMS

Gemeinsam mit der JAO gGmbH führen wir das freiwillige soziale Jahr an der BMS durch. Die JOA ist dabei unser vertrauensvoller Kooperationspartner, der uns als anerkannter Träger der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe und der Freiwilligendienste jedes Jahr Anwärter für das freiwillige soziale Jahr vermittelt.

In der Berlin Metropolitan School hast du die Möglichkeit im Kindergarten, in der Vorschule oder an der Ganztagsschule ein freiwilliges Jahr zu absolvieren. Hast du Interesse an einem bilingualen Konzept und möchtest gerne deine Englischkenntnisse perfektionieren ohne Berlin verlassen zu müssen? Willst du dich als Erzieher*in oder Sozialpädagoge*in ausprobieren? Dann bewirb dich jetzt bei der JOA, wir freuen uns auf deine Bewerbung:

E-Mail: bewerbung-fsj@jao-berlin.de

Jugendwerk Aufbau Ost JAO gGmbH
Freiwilliges Soziales Jahr
Landsberger Allee 565
12679 Berlin
www.jao-fsj.de

Starting: 1 Aug 2019
Apply By: 30 Jun 2020
Closes In: 222 days

Secondary School Principal

The Secondary Principal of Berlin Metropolitan School is expected to demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy of the IB and should be an adaptable educator and innovative leader. The BMS Secondary Principal reports to the Executive Director of the school.

Key responsibilities of the Secondary Principal are to
create a school culture which actively and meaningfully promotes the BMS Mission and the IB Learner Profile
support the Executive Director in developing and communicating a clear strategic vision of how to develop BMS successfully
motivate and empower the Secondary School Team to implement the strategic vision of the school
lead the development and evaluation of curriculum, assessment and reporting processes
ensure procedures are in place for assessing student performance accurately, fairly and regularly
support teachers in developing their professional knowledge and skills
ensure the physical, educational and social emotional needs of students and staff are met at all times
lead the recruitment, appraisal and professional development of the teaching team
ensure there are clear and effective lines of communication, both internally and with the wider school community
oversee and manage the Secondary School budget in collaboration with the Business Director and Executive Director
liaise with the Berlin Senate on staffing regulations and local curriculum requirements.

The profile of the Secondary Principal
a visible leader with the ability to prioritize and demonstrate effective decision-making skills
excellent interpersonal skills, including effective communication with a wide range of stakeholders
embeds a culture of continuous improvement, setting the highest expectations for everything we do
an exceptional practitioner who understands the skills required of an outstanding teacher
supports a student-centered approach to teaching and learning and expects innovative teaching and learning in the Secondary School
maintains a positive and supportive attitude
is self-motivated and outcome focused
holds degree(s) in education with qualifications in Educational Leadership
is proficient in written and oral English and, ideally, has a working knowledge of spoken and written German
has at least three years experience of working as a Principal, ideally in an IB School.

WHAT TO EXPECT AT BMS
We offer a modern, inspiring work environment with international employees and an open school community in the heart of Berlin.
The opportunity to grow in an interesting environment and to define with us new quality standards in the field of education.
Our open-door-culture with the leadership, joint learning and collegial case counselling creates an inspiring and supporting collaboration.
Continuous personal development through professional development days and individual training.
We offer best conditions for a modern classroom with a comprehensive range of modern technology and resources.
Benefits such as relocation package (visa, settling in allowance, housing support etc.), daily free lunch for all staff members and sabbatical opportunities.
Starting: 1 Aug 2020
Apply By: 30 Apr 2020
Closes In: 161 days

PYP Classroom Teacher

To support our Primary School team, we are currently looking for an adaptable and inspiring PYP Classroom Teacher (maternity cover) starting February 2020.

BMS is the oldest international school in the center of Berlin. 1000 students from 55 countries attend our school and are taught using the best international and national curriculum programs. The Berlin Metropolitan School is an all-day school, allowing students from kindergarten through 12th grade to complete a modern and values-based education, culminating into an internationally recognized diploma. An international team of more than 200 dedicated employees lead the way for the learning success of our students.

THE EXCITING CHALLENGE
Support and promote the school and the IB mission statements.
Help select resources and manage them efficiently within the classroom.
Ensure the classroom is organized, stimulating and attractive.
Demonstrate effort and commitment to make lessons enjoyable and relevant to all learners.
Encourage students to continue their learning independently and spark enthusiasm and love for learning by modelling this themselves.
Differentiate lessons in order to accommodate for varying levels of English, ability and approaches to learning.
Integrate Technology meaningfully into everyday teaching and learning.
Show a good understanding and use of the school’s written curriculum and policies in their teaching practice.
Be supportive of the school’s mission, an active participant in the greater life of the school and in the team with the willingness to share expertise with colleagues.
Compile meaningful and effective communications for the class parents that reflect the high quality teaching & learning taking place in the class.

YOUR QUALITIES
Committed, experienced and well-qualified teacher, who seeks opportunities to extend expertise and looks for improvement to provide a high quality teaching standard.
A Bachelors or Master´s degree in Primary Education (English, Math, Social Studies) with a valid teaching certification.
At least three years of teaching experience in a multilingual learning environment.
Experience in teaching the IBPYP curriculum.
Experience in using technology to enrich student learning.

WHAT TO EXPECT AT BMS
We offer a modern, inspiring work environment with international employees and an open school community in the heart of Berlin.
The opportunity to grow in an interesting environment and to define with us new quality standards in the field of education.
Our co-operation and the sense of belonging together are characterized by a special team spirit and a respectful and harmonious interaction.
Our open-door-culture with the leadership, joint learning and collegial case counselling creates an inspiring and supporting collaboration.
Continuous personal development through professional development days and individual training.
We offer best conditions for a modern classroom with a comprehensive range of modern technology and resources.
Benefits such as relocation package (visa, settling in allowance, housing support etc.), daily free lunch for all staff members and sabbatical opportunities.
Starting: 2 Feb 2020
Apply By: 20 Dec 2019
Closes In: 29 days

Primary School - Deutschlehrer*in

Zur Unterstützung unserer Primary School suchen wir ab 01.02.2020 eine engagierte Lehrkraft für das Fach Deutsch in Vollzeit.

DIE SPANNENDE HERAUSFORDERUNG
Gezielte Gestaltung des Deutschunterrichts je nach Kenntnisstand und Fähigkeit der einzelnen Schüler.
Unterstützung im Fachbereich GAL/DAF.
Begeisterung für das Lernen schaffen, damit sich die Lernfähigkeit eigenständig herausbilden und weiterentwickeln kann.
Aktive Mitgestaltung und Planung des Unterrichts im kooperativen Umfeld mit Kollegen.
Umfassende regelmäßige Überwachung der sozial-emotionalen Bedürfnisse jedes Kindes, Aufzeichnung aller sich daraus ergebenen wichtigen Informationen und ggf. Berichten an das Student Support Service Team.
Schaffen von klaren, herausfordernden und erreichbaren Erwartungen für die Schüler, um die positive Entwicklung und den Fortschritt der Schüler sicherzustellen.
Stetige Überprüfung und Anpassung der eigenen Kenntnisse im Fachbereich.
Unterstützung und Förderung der “BMS Mission” und der “IB Mission Statements” sowie aktive Gestaltung der Qualitätsmerkmale des “IB Learner Profile”.

IHR PROFIL
Sie sind qualifiziert, erfahren und engagiert, nach stetiger Weiterentwicklung strebend und an einem anspruchsvollen, hochwertigen Schulprogramm interessiert.
Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes 2. Staatsexamen Grundschullehramt in dem Fach Deutsch oder vergleichbarer Bachelor / Master in dem Fach Deutsch oder Germanistik.
Berufserfahrung als Deutschlehrer/in sind wünschenswert.
Sehr gute Englischkenntnisse.
Erfahrung im Kontext einer internationalen Bildungseinrichtung sind von Vorteil.

WAS SIE AN DER BMS ERWARTET
Ein modernes, inspirierendes Arbeitsumfeld mit internationalen MitarbeiterInnen und einer offenen Schulgemeinschaft.
Unser Schul-Campus befindet sich im Herzen Berlins mit einer hervorragenden Verkehrsanbindung.
Die Möglichkeit in einem interessanten Umfeld zu wachsen und gemeinsam mit uns neue Qualitätsstandards im Bereich der Bildung zu definieren.
Unsere Zusammenarbeit und das Zusammengehörigkeitsgefühl im Kollegium zeichnen sich durch einen besonderen Teamgeist sowie respektvollen und harmonischen Umgang aus.
Unsere „Open-Door-Kultur“ in der Führungsebene, gemeinsames Lernen und kollegiale Fallberatung machen unsere unterstützende Zusammenarbeit aus.
Wir bieten stetige persönliche Weiterentwicklung durch „Professional Development Days“ und individuelle Fortbildungen.
Durch eine umfangreiche Ausstattung mit moderner Technik und Ressourcen, bieten wir beste Voraussetzungen für einen modernen Unterricht.
Weitere Benefits wie täglich kostenfreies Mittagessen für unsere Mitarbeiter und Sabbatical Möglichkeiten.
Starting: 2 Feb 2020
Apply By: 20 Dec 2019
Closes In: 29 days

Secondary School - Substitute Teacher

To support our Secondary School team, we are looking for an adaptable and inspiring Substitute Teacher until the end of the academic year (July 2020).

BMS is the oldest international school in the center of Berlin. 1000 students from 68 countries attend our school and are taught using the best international and national curriculum programs. The Berlin Metropolitan School is an all-day school, allowing students from kindergarten through 12th grade to complete a modern and values-based education, culminating into an internationally recognized diploma. An international team of more than 200 dedicated employees lead the way for the learning success of our students.

THE EXCITING CHALLENGE
Support and promote the school and the IB mission statements.
Ensure the lesson is organized, stimulating and attractive.
Demonstrate effort and commitment to make lessons enjoyable and relevant to all learners.
Opportunities are made to promote intercultural understanding.
Encourage students to continue their learning independently and spark enthusiasm and love for learning by modelling this themselves.
Opportunities are made for pupils to develop skills in teamwork and collaborative learning.
Students’ success and next steps are communicated to them and their parents effectively.
Maintain co-operative, supportive professional relationships with the entire school community.
Students’ progress is continuously assessed using a variety of methods.
Maintain accurate and up to date records of progress which can communicate success and development to students, parents and colleagues.

YOUR PROFILE
A committed, experienced and well-qualified Secondary Teacher, who is seeking an opportunity to extend their expertise and who is interested in working in a high quality teaching environment.
A Bachelors or Master´s degree in Education with an official teaching certification for Secondary Education.
Ideally, already experience in IGCSE Science and IB Chemistry.
English native-level speaker fluency.

WHAT TO EXPECT AT BMS
We offer a modern, inspiring work environment with international employees and an open school community in the heart of Berlin.
The opportunity to grow in an interesting environment and to define with us new quality standards in the field of education.
Our co-operation and the sense of belonging together are characterized by a special team spirit and a respectful and harmonious interaction.
Our open-door-culture with the leadership, joint learning and collegial case counselling creates an inspiring and supporting collaboration.
Continuous personal development through professional development days and individual training.
We offer best conditions for a modern classroom with a comprehensive range of modern technology and resources.
Benefits such as relocation package (visa, settling in allowance, housing support etc.), daily free lunch for all staff members and sabbatical opportunities.
Starting: 1 Dec 2019
Apply By: 30 Nov 2019
Closes In: 9 days