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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+49 30 8872 739 0
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Linienstrasse 122
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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

Secondary & Primary School - PE Teacher

To support our PE Team, we are looking for an adaptable and inspiring PE Teacher for a paternity cover from January until June 2021.

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.
Ensure the PE 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.
Teaching shows good understanding and use of the school’s written curriculum and policies.
Complete planning punctually according to the school guidelines.
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 PE 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 in PE for Secondary / Primary Education.
A valid swimming teaching certificate.
At least three years teaching experience, ideally in an IB school.
English or German 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 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 Jan 2021
Apply By: 31 Jul 2020
Closes In: 117 days

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: 86 days

PYP Classroom Teacher

To support our Primary School team, we are currently looking for an adaptable and inspiring PYP Classroom Teacher starting August 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 PROFILE
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: 1 Aug 2020
Apply By: 31 May 2020
Closes In: 56 days

Secondary School - Science Teacher

To support our Secondary School team, we are looking for an adaptable and inspiring Science Teacher starting August 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 180 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 Science 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.
Teaching shows good understanding and use of the school’s written curriculum and policies.
Complete planning punctually according to the school guidelines.
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 Science 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 in Science (Chemistry, Physics and Biology) 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 Aug 2020
Apply By: 31 May 2020
Closes In: 56 days

Primary School - Library Media Teacher

To support our Primary School team, we are currently looking for an adaptable and inspiring Library Media Teacher in part-time.

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
Develop a school library media program that addresses 21st century skills, including life and career development, learning and innovation, and information, media, and technology literacy.
Actively promote reading, information literacy skills, and information resource use through activities such as book clubs, reading programs and other special events.
Instruct students and staff in information and technology literacy skills, including e.g. reading for understanding, the research process, engaging inquiry, collaboration, critical thinking.
Coordinate and participate in workshops related to reading, digital literacy and media use.
Evaluate and “produce” information through the active use of a broad range of tools, resources, and information technologies.
Co-teach and co-plan with teachers to integrate Approaches to Learning as part of POI.
Establish policies and procedures for the Library/Media program and regularly evaluate these.
Participate in curriculum planning with the PYP Coordinator, curriculum coordinators and Team Leaders.
Manage the Library blog page and online resources.
Liaise with school leadership and the parent body to support school-wide events, e.g. World Book Day
Organize and manage all administrative tasks in the Library such as scheduling, library database, ordering processes and budget line.

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 with Library specialism or an additional training/certificate in this field.
At least three years of teaching experience.
Proficient in using technology to enrich student learning.
English native-speaker level skills.
A minimum two-year commitment to this position.

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 Aug 2020
Apply By: 31 May 2020
Closes In: 56 days

PYP Classroom Teacher

To support our Primary School team, we are currently looking for an adaptable and inspiring PYP Classroom Teacher starting August 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 PROFILE
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: 1 Aug 2020
Apply By: 30 Apr 2020
Closes In: 25 days

Primary School - Early Support Teacher

To support our Primary School team, we are currently looking for an adaptable and inspiring Early Support Teacher starting August 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
Provide small group support in planning instruction and/or adaptation of the instructional program using the Response to Intervention (RTI) model to facilitate student learning.
Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect an understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.
Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of the school’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required.
Document interventions and progress on each child.
Assess children throughout the school and identify children at risk.
Share best practices in differentiation to support learning and teaching in classrooms.
Participate in writing Individual Learning Plans for students through contributing necessary data, observations and recommendations based upon your knowledge of the student.
Design and implement academic interventions using research-based methodology.
Contribute to documentation that guides parents and teachers in their understanding of the program and its implementation.
Communicate with school personnel and parents of children regarding reading and/or mathematics level and rate of progress.
Attend regular LS meetings, Grade Level planning meetings and collaborate closely with teachers in your Grade Level Band.
Maintain an organized and transparent schedule for your Grade Level Band team and regularly update this.
Meet regularly with the Learning Support Coordinator to share lesson notes, learning progress of your group and review data collated.

YOUR PROFILE
A Bachelor’s or Masters degree in Primary Education.
A minimum of three years teaching experience.
Experience with using the Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Program and Bridges intervention for mathematics.
Learning Support qualifications and experience advantageous.
PYP experience advantageous.

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 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: 25 days

Secondary School - Humanities Teacher

To support our Secondary School team, we are looking for an adaptable and inspiring Humanities Teacher with a qualification in Business Studies / Economics and Politics.

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.
Ensure the Humanities 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.
Teaching shows good understanding and use of the school’s written curriculum and policies.
Complete planning punctually according to the school guidelines.
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 Humanities 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 in Business Studies / Economics / Politics for Secondary Education.
At least three years teaching experience, ideally in an IB school.
English native-level speaker fluency.
A minimum two-year commitment to this position.

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 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: 25 days

Secondary School - Vice Principal Student Support, Well-being and Engagement

To support our Secondary team, we are looking for an adaptable and inspiring Vice Principal Student Support, Well-being and Engagement starting August 2020 (40hrs per week, 25% teaching load).

This role will be pivotal in continuing to develop our inclusive culture of learning. At BMS, our focus is on developing the full potential of our students. We provide support for students in their academic and social-emotional growth during a critical time period in their development by fostering an environment where they feel safe, encouraged and empowered to participate in the full life of the school. Pastoral Care is central to our approach.
The Vice Principal is a member of the Secondary School Leadership Team, reporting directly to the Secondary School Principal. He/she is responsible for organizing and facilitating the functioning of the Secondary School as it relates to student support, well-being and engagement. The Vice Principal is also the designated Child Protection Leader for the Secondary School.

THE EXCITING CHALLENGE
• Developing our vision for student support, well being and engagement at BMS.
• Student safeguarding.
• Leading the community in building a shared understanding of how student well-being policies and practice support student learning.
• Ensuring the effective induction of new staff in the policy and practice of student well-being.
• Leading and organizing professional development in support of student support, well-being and engagement.
• Leading and managing the work of our well-being and support teams, including:
- the work of tutors through the Heads of Grades
- medical support, through the nurse
- emotional and psychological support, through the school counselor
- the Learning Support Team.
• Promotion and support of student leadership (including the BMS House system).
• Leading our restorative approach to behavior management.
• Actively monitoring and following-up on learning goals articulated in individual student well-being programs.
• Coaching and counseling students regarding emotional, academic, social or behavioral concerns.

YOUR PROFILE
• Degree(s) in education with qualification in Educational Administration advantageous
• Demonstrated Secondary teaching and leadership experience
• Experience of supporting students with additional needs and working with other professionals and agencies to support young people and their families
• IB experience preferred
• Positive and supportive attitude
• Self-motivated and goal focused
• Proficient in oral and written English
• Working knowledge of oral and written German advantageous
• Proficient communication technology skills
• Student-centered approach to teaching and 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 open-door-culture with the leadership, joint learning and 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: 25 days

Secondary School - Head of Learning Support

To support our Secondary team, we are looking for an adaptable and inspiring Head of Learning Support.

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
Manage Learning Support (LS) teachers and English as Additional Language (EAL) teachers. Duties include timetabling and provision of support; professional support; monitoring the Learning Support Department’s progress and development.
Identify and share best process within the Learning Support Department.
Manage Individual Learning Plans (ILPs) and contribute to Health Plans, liaising with parents, teachers and students to regularly review and update ILPs.
Support teaching staff in developing differentiated curricular and instruction to accommodate the individual needs of students.
Implement relevant Learning Support programmes, regarding literacy and numeracy development.
For particular focus students, provide one-to-one and/or group support.
In collaboration with the Leadership Team, IGCSE and IB coordinators, manage the documentation and implementation of the Examination Access Arrangements for the 7th – 12th graders.
Evaluate the evidence for Exam Access Arrangements and decide on the appropriate accommodations.
Administer the relevant psychometric and non-psychometric assessments as a part of the referral process.
Generate assessment reports to support external referrals and in class accommodations.
Meet with the Admissions Team to discuss the admissions process when students present with specific learning needs. Conduct and give feedback on placement testing of all new students.
Develop and maintain contact with external specialists.
Provide professional development to staff on topics relevant to Learning Support.

YOUR PROFILE
Committed, experienced and well-qualified team leader, who seeks opportunities to extend expertise and looks for improvement to provide a high quality teaching standard.
Master’s Degree, or higher, preferably in educational administration or special education.
Experience in a leading position and in coordinating or providing oversight of Learning Support Services programs and processes.
Experience in the administration and interpretation of diagnostic tests.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and also preferably in German.
Cross-cultural experience/understanding.
Strong team facilitation and problem solving skills.
A minimum two-year commitment to this position.

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 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: 25 days

Secondary School - Music Teacher

To support our Secondary School team, we are looking for an adaptable and inspiring Music Teacher starting 01.08.2020.

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
Differentiate Music lessons in order to accommodate for varying levels of knowledge and student ability.
Demonstrate a commitment to making lessons enjoyable, stimulating and relevant to all learners. Encourage students to continue their learning independently and spark an enthusiasm and love for learning by modelling it as a teacher.
Maintain the highest standards of practice in planning, preparation, monitoring, assessment, reporting and feedback in line with school curriculum and policies.
Employ teaching, learning and assessment strategies which meet pupils’ individual needs and support differentiated learning.
Create clear, challenging and achievable expectations for pupils and ensure that all pupils make progress relative to their prior attainment and potential.
Maintain thorough and current knowledge in the subject area and engage with evidence and research to direct improvements in teaching and learning.
Be reflective towards one’s practice and pursue consistent improvement. Engage fully with professional learning opportunities.
Create a secure learning environment, based on mutual trust and respect, in which pupils feel safe to explore and take risks.
Maintain a stimulating and well-maintained learning environment, paying due care and attention to the quality of resources and displays.
Support and promote the school and the IB mission statements and actively model the attributes of the IB learner profile.

YOUR PROFILE
A committed, experienced and well-qualified Secondary Music 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 Secondary Education with an official teaching qualification or degree for Music.
At least three years teaching experience, ideally in an IB School.
Experience in using technology to enrich student learning.
Excellent English or German language skills.
A minimum two-year commitment to this position.

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 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: 25 days

PYP Classroom Teacher (maternity cover)

To support our Primary School team, we are currently looking for an adaptable and inspiring PYP Classroom Teacher (maternity cover) starting May 1, 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 PROFILE
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: 1 May 2020
Apply By: 30 Apr 2020
Closes In: 25 days

Erzieher (m/w/d) - Kita/Vorschule

Spielen, bilden, gemeinsam erforschen – unsere Kinder suchen Sie!
Zur Unterstützung unseres Early Learning Centers suchen wir ab Mai einen engagierten Erzieher*in für frühkindliche Bildung in Vollzeit.

Die Berlin Metropolitan School ist die größte internationale Schule Berlins, an der derzeit 1000 Schüler von 200 Lehrern und Erziehern nach internationalen Standards und entsprechend lokaler Anforderungen unterrichtet werden. Die Berlin Metropolitan School bietet ein besonderes Bildungsprogramm für Kinder ab drei Jahren im Early Learning Center bis zur 12. Klasse in der Secondary School. Zusätzlich bietet das Co-Curricula Educational Program (CCEP) zusammen mit einem internationalen Lehrplan unseren Schülern ein erweitertes Bildungs- und Freizeitprogramm von täglich 15-18 Uhr. In Ergänzung zum nachmittäglichen Hortprogramm dient das In Class Assistant Program dazu den Unterricht noch effektiver zu gestalten und auch die Klassenlehrer bei ihrer täglichen Bildungsarbeit zu unterstützen.

In unserem Early Learning Center stehen die unterschiedlichen Bedürfnisse unserer Schüler im Fokus, wir gehen auf die individuelle Persönlichkeit und Fähigkeiten jedes Kindes ein, um das Lernen entsprechend des Entwicklungsstandes anzuregen. Beginnend in der „Early Learning“ -Phase kombinieren wir die Richtlinien des IBO's Primary Years (PYP) und die Richtlinien des Berliner Bildungsprogramms, um einen ganzheitlichen Ansatz zu schaffen. Wir betrachten unsere Kinder als kompetente, aktive Schüler, die sich auf ihre einzigartige Weise entwickeln dürfen. Unser internationales Erzieherteam zeichnet sich durch Offenheit, Herzlichkeit und Fürsorglichkeit aus, wir legen besonderen Wert darauf, vertrauensvolle Beziehungen aufzubauen.

DIE SPANNENDE HERAUSFORDERUNG
Das Profil eines Erziehers für frühkindliche Bildung an der BMS:
Leidenschaft für die Arbeit mit Kindern im Alter von 3 bis 6 Jahren
Großes Interesse an dem Lehren von internationalen und lokalen Lehrplänen und an der Weiterentwicklung dieser
Offenheit und Begeisterung für das Lernen und Lehren mit einem ausgeprägtem Interesse an inklusiver Erziehung und Bildung sowie „Restorative Practices“
Deutschkenntnisse auf muttersprachlichem Niveau und gute Englischkenntnisse
Kommunikationsstärke und Teamgeist für die Arbeit in großen Teams sowie insbesondere für das partnerschaftliche Lehren im Klassenraum
Flexibilität und Belastbarkeit, Offenheit für kreative Herausforderungen sowie organisatorische Fähigkeiten
Selbstsicheres Arbeiten mit und Einbindung von „EdTech“ in den Arbeits- und Lehralltag
Aufgeschlossenheit und interkulturelle Kompetenz, um auf die besonderen Bedürfnisse von lokalen und internationalen Familien einzugehen
Streben nach stetiger persönlicher wie fachlicher Weiterentwicklung
Abgeschlossenes Studium der frühkindlichen Bildung oder abgeschlossene Ausbildung als Erzieher*in

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.
Weitere Benefits wie täglich kostenfreies Mittagessen für unsere Mitarbeiter und Sabbatical Möglichkeiten.
Starting: 1 May 2020
Apply By: 30 Apr 2020
Closes In: 25 days

PYP Music Teacher (maternity cover)

The role of a Primary School Music Teacher calls for an adaptable and inspiring Music Teacher who is a skilled educator that strives to motivate their students to fulfil their potential. This full-time position involves teaching Music to Primary students as part of the IBPYP curriculum. This transdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning demands that all teachers work in close collaboration to plan for ensuring there is integration with the grade level Units of Inquiry.

The Primary Music Teacher must be able to provide professional expertise, offer high quality teaching and learning experiences, and make effective use of all resources to ensure improved standards of achievement for all learners in the area of music. The ability to work collaboratively to align the school-wide music curriculum, plan for musical school events, including our annual Winter, and Spring concerts, and to work to cultivate a strong home-school relationship are also crucial. The Primary Music teacher should demonstrate strong piano/guitar/vocal skills and be confident in leading a Primary choir / orchestra.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
A Bachelors or Master´s degree in Primary Music Education with a valid teaching certification.
A minimum of three years teaching experience.
Demonstrate a genuine passion for music, energy, and love for teaching children.
Experience teaching in a multilingual learning environment.
English language skills on a native speaker level.

DESIRABLE:
Prior IB PYP training and teaching experience.
A minimum two-year commitment to this position.
Additional qualifications in Music teaching.
Experience in using technology to enrich student learning.
Prior experience in coordinating / leading extra curricular music lessons and clubs.

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 May 2020
Apply By: 30 Apr 2020
Closes In: 25 days

Hort - Erzieher (m/w/d)

Spielen, bilden, gemeinsam erforschen – unsere Kinder suchen Sie!
Zur Unterstützung unseres Teams im Co-Curricula Educational Program (CCEP) suchen wir ab sofort einen engagierten Erzieher (m/w/d) in Vollzeit.

Die Berlin Metropolitan School ist die größte internationale Schule Berlins, an der derzeit 1000 Schüler von 200 Lehrern und Erziehern nach internationalen Standards und entsprechend lokaler Anforderungen unterrichtet werden. Die Berlin Metropolitan School bietet ein besonderes Bildungsprogramm für Kinder ab drei Jahren im Early Learning Center bis zur 12. Klasse in der Secondary School. Zusätzlich bietet das Co-Curricula Educational Program (CCEP) zusammen mit einem internationalen Lehrplan unseren Schülern ein erweitertes Bildungs- und Freizeitprogramm von täglich 15-18 Uhr. In Ergänzung zum nachmittäglichen Hortprogramm dient das In Class Assistant Program dazu den Unterricht noch effektiver zu gestalten und auch die Klassenlehrer bei ihrer täglichen Bildungsarbeit zu unterstützen.

DIE SPANNENDE HERAUSFORDERUNG
Als Erzieher/-in fördern Sie die Entwicklung des Kindes zu einer eigenverantwortlich handelnden Persönlichkeit, die sich als Teil einer Gemeinschaft erlebt.
Sie betreuen Kinder und Jugendliche altersgerecht und fördern ihre Neugierde, ihre Kreativität und ihren Bewegungsdrang.
Die Vermittlung von gesellschaftlichen Werten und Normen gehört genauso dazu, wie die Schulung von Motorik und Körperbewusstsein und die Förderung von geistigen Fähigkeiten.
Sie entwickeln und leiten Projekte und Aktivitäten für unser Hort- und Ferienprogramm.

IHRE QUALITÄTEN
Voraussetzung ist eine abgeschlossene Ausbildung als staatlich anerkannter Erzieher (m/w) oder ein Studium im sozialpädagogischen Bereich oder eine vergleichbare im Ausland erworbene Qualifikation.
Idealerweise Berufserfahrung aus Betreuungseinrichtungen sowie Inklusions-Erfahrung oder einen entsprechenden Bildungshintergrund.
Bestenfalls konnten Sie Erfahrungen im Bereich Programmgestaltung und -organisation sammeln.
Liebevoller Umgang mit Kindern, Teamgeist, Flexibilität sowie Offenheit für Belange der Qualitätssicherung, sind ebenso notwendig wie der Umgang mit MS Office.
Neben Organisationsgeschick und Kommunikationsstärke verfügen Sie über erstklassige Sprachkenntnisse in Englisch und Deutsch, die für uns als internationale Schule unerlässlich sind.

WAS SIE AN DER BMS ERWARTET
Ein modernes, inspirierendes Arbeitsumfeld mit internationalen MitarbeiterInnen und einer offenen Schulgemeinschaft .
Unser Schulcampus 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.
Ein vielseitiges Themenangebot wie Kunst, Literatur, Theater, Musik, Wissenschaft, Sport und kreatives Arbeiten.
Um ein gutes Programm sicherzustellen, stellen wir wöchentlich 2-3h Vorbereitungszeit innerhalb der Arbeitszeit zur Verfügung.
Wir bieten Benefits wie täglich kostenfreies Mittagessen und Sabbatical Möglichkeiten.
Starting: 1 May 2020
Apply By: 30 Apr 2020
Closes In: 25 days