United Lisbon International School

Attending
Dec 2019
Atlanta 2019
Attending
Feb 2020
New York 2020

United Lisbon International School

Welcome to the United Lisbon International School, a new world-class international school in central Lisbon, next to the Park of Nations. United Lisbon is opening doors in September 2020 for students in Early Childhood (from 3 years) to grade 9.

United Lisbon is a modern and innovative international school, offering English-language academic programs from Early Childhood (as of three years) and to grade 12, with a challenging curriculum based on US-standards and leading to internationally acknowledged university-preparatory programs including the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma (United Lisbon is a candidate school and pursuing authorization for the Diploma Programme).

We offer education that matters tomorrow: a school providing education inspired by and fit for the 21st century; an international education founded on rigorous standards of excellence, seamlessly integrating technology into the learning environment. We want our students to embrace the opportunities created in tomorrow’s world.

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2020
Private
Profit
Board
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Campus Address
Av. Mar. Gomes da Costa 9
Portugal
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Lisbon
180-255
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Contact Details
+ 351 282 240 250

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Advanced Placement
IB DP
United States of America
English
PreK
9

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Elementary Homeroom Teacher

Elementary homeroom teachers are responsible for teaching language arts, math, science and social studies using an integrated, thematic approach. The United Lisbon curriculum is based on US common core, and NGSS (science) and NCSS (social studies) using the Common Ground Collaborative format.

We seek certified teachers excited about joining and helping develop a new school in the heart of Lisbon. With our vision to empower and inspire the young generation for a sustainable world, we seek to provide rigorous educational programs and instil skills and values the young generation will need to be successful in tomorrow’s world of the 21st century.

Consideration will be given to candidates who:
• Bring the excitement and ability to “build” United Lisbon in a team effort, developing its full curriculum, policies and structures that are needed for effective learning within a positive community;
• Have training and/or experience with the Common Ground Collaborative, Microsoft Innovative Educator Program, IBPYP approach, Understanding by Design (UbD), or similar innovative programs;
• Use student-centered instructional strategies and activities, including student-developed projects of interest;
• Approach unit and lesson planning in a thematic way, such as thinking about learning as involving “competencies, concepts and character”;
• Use varied forms of assessment to drive instructional decisions for individual and groups of students;
• Are comfortable and adept at integrating technology and digital resources inside and outside the classroom;
• Value, seek and use student feedback;
• Collaborate willingly with colleagues, administration, parents and students;
• Demonstrate initiative, grit and perseverance; and
• Demonstrate the desire for on-going professional growth.

Members of the opening faculty team (available from 10 August 2020) will have the unique opportunity to co-create a welcoming and interesting community, based on the work of skilled educators who have spent more than a year planning the basis of the school’s program. Excited, dedicated, innovative and collaborative educators are welcome to join us on this exciting journey of opening a new world-class school.

United Lisbon representatives will be interviewing at the ISS Schrole recruitment fairs in Atlanta (December 2019) and New York (February 2020). Preference will be given to candidates interviewed in person.
Starting: 10 Aug 2020
Apply By: 30 Apr 2020
Closes In: 161 days

Early Childhood Teachers

Early Childhood homeroom teachers are responsible for teaching language arts, math, science and social studies using an integrated, thematic approach. The United Lisbon Elementary School curriculum is based on US common core, and NGSS (science) and NCSS (social studies) using the Common Ground Collaborative format.

We seek certified teachers excited about joining and helping develop a new school in the heart of Lisbon. With our vision to empower and inspire the young generation for a sustainable world, we seek to provide rigorous educational programs and instil skills and values the young generation will need to be successful in tomorrow’s world of the 21st century.

Consideration will be given to candidates who:
• Bring the excitement and ability to “build” United Lisbon in a team effort, developing its full curriculum, policies and structures that are needed for effective learning within a positive community;
• Have training and/or experience with the Common Ground Collaborative, Microsoft Innovative Educator Program, IBPYP approach, Understanding by Design (UbD), or similar innovative programs;
• Use student-centered instructional strategies and activities, including student-developed projects of interest;
• Approach unit and lesson planning in a thematic way, such as thinking about learning as involving “competencies, concepts and character”;
• Use varied forms of assessment to drive instructional decisions for individual and groups of students;
• Are comfortable and adept at integrating technology and digital resources inside and outside the classroom;
• Value, seek and use student feedback;
• Collaborate willingly with colleagues, administration, parents and students;
• Demonstrate initiative, grit and perseverance; and
• Demonstrate the desire for on-going professional growth.

Members of the opening faculty team (available from 10 August 2020) will have the unique opportunity to co-create a welcoming and interesting community, based on the work of skilled educators who have spent more than a year planning the basis of the school’s program. Excited, dedicated, innovative and collaborative educators are welcome to join us on this exciting journey of opening a new world-class school.

United Lisbon representatives will be interviewing at the ISS Schrole recruitment fairs in Atlanta (December 2019) and New York (February 2020). Preference will be given to candidates interviewed in person.
Starting: 10 Aug 2020
Apply By: 30 Apr 2020
Closes In: 161 days

Gr. 6-9 Language Arts / Social Studies Teacher

United Lisbon seeks two teachers responsible for teaching language arts and social studies at grade levels 6-9. The United Lisbon curriculum is based on US common core, and is designed to link with the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program in grades 11 and 12.

We seek certified teachers excited about joining and helping develop a new school in the heart of Lisbon. With our vision to empower and inspire the young generation for a sustainable world, we seek to provide rigorous educational programs and instil skills and values the young generation will need to be successful in tomorrow’s world of the 21st century.

Consideration will be given to candidates who:
• Bring the excitement and ability to “build” United Lisbon in a team effort, developing its full curriculum, policies and structures that are needed for effective learning within a positive community;
• Have training and/or experience with the Common Ground Collaborative, Microsoft Innovative Educator Program, IBPYP approach, Understanding by Design (UbD), or similar innovative programs;
• Use student-centered instructional strategies and activities, including student-developed projects of interest;
• Approach unit and lesson planning in a thematic way, such as thinking about learning as involving “competencies, concepts and character”;
• Use varied forms of assessment to drive instructional decisions for individual and groups of students;
• Are comfortable and adept at integrating technology and digital resources inside and outside the classroom;
• Value, seek and use student feedback;
• Collaborate willingly with colleagues, administration, parents and students;
• Demonstrate initiative, grit and perseverance; and
• Demonstrate the desire for on-going professional growth.

Members of the opening faculty team (available from 10 August 2020) will have the unique opportunity to co-create a welcoming and interesting community, based on the work of skilled educators who have spent more than a year planning the basis of the school’s program. Excited, dedicated, innovative and collaborative educators are welcome to join us on this exciting journey of opening a new world-class school.

United Lisbon representatives will be interviewing at the ISS Schrole recruitment fairs in Atlanta (December 2019) and New York (February 2020). Preference will be given to candidates interviewed in person.
Starting: 10 Aug 2020
Apply By: 30 Apr 2020
Closes In: 161 days

Grade 6-9 Math/Science STEM

United Lisbon seeks two teachers responsible for teaching mathematics and science at grade levels 6-9. The United Lisbon curriculum is based on US common core, and NGSS (science). The curriculum is designed to link with the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in grades 11 and 12.

We seek certified teachers excited about joining and helping develop a new school in the heart of Lisbon. With our vision to empower and inspire the young generation for a sustainable world, we seek to provide rigorous educational programs and instil skills and values the young generation will need to be successful in tomorrow’s world of the 21st century.

Consideration will be given to candidates who:
• Bring the excitement and ability to “build” United Lisbon in a team effort, developing its full curriculum, policies and structures that are needed for effective learning within a positive community;
• Have training and/or experience with the Common Ground Collaborative, Microsoft Innovative Educator Program, IBPYP approach, Understanding by Design (UbD), or similar innovative programs;
• Use student-centered instructional strategies and activities, including student-developed projects of interest;
• Approach unit and lesson planning in a thematic way, such as thinking about learning as involving “competencies, concepts and character”;
• Use varied forms of assessment to drive instructional decisions for individual and groups of students;
• Are comfortable and adept at integrating technology and digital resources inside and outside the classroom;
• Value, seek and use student feedback;
• Collaborate willingly with colleagues, administration, parents and students;
• Demonstrate initiative, grit and perseverance; and
• Demonstrate the desire for on-going professional growth.

Members of the opening faculty team (available from 10 August 2020) will have the unique opportunity to co-create a welcoming and interesting community, based on the work of skilled educators who have spent more than a year planning the basis of the school’s program. Excited, dedicated, innovative and collaborative educators are welcome to join us on this exciting journey of opening a new world-class school.

United Lisbon representatives will be interviewing at the ISS Schrole recruitment fairs in Atlanta (December 2019) and New York (February 2020). Preference will be given to candidates interviewed in person.
Starting: 10 Aug 2020
Apply By: 30 Apr 2020
Closes In: 161 days

Music K-9

The United Lisbon curriculum is based on US common core, and subject specific standards, using the Common Ground Collaborative format. Specialist team members are expected to collaborate with homeroom teachers, especially at the ES level to jointly teach using themes as much as possible.

We seek certified teachers excited about joining and helping develop a new school in the heart of Lisbon. With our vision to empower and inspire the young generation for a sustainable world, we seek to provide rigorous educational programs and instil skills and values the young generation will need to be successful in tomorrow’s world of the 21st century.

Consideration will be given to candidates who:
• Bring the excitement and ability to “build” United Lisbon in a team effort, developing its full curriculum, policies and structures that are needed for effective learning within a positive community;
• Have training and/or experience with the Common Ground Collaborative, Microsoft Innovative Educator Program, IBPYP approach, Understanding by Design (UbD), or similar innovative programs;
• Use student-centered instructional strategies and activities, including student-developed projects of interest;
• Approach unit and lesson planning in a thematic way, such as thinking about learning as involving “competencies, concepts and character”;
• Use varied forms of assessment to drive instructional decisions for individual and groups of students;
• Are comfortable and adept at integrating technology and digital resources inside and outside the classroom;
• Value, seek and use student feedback;
• Collaborate willingly with colleagues, administration, parents and students;
• Demonstrate initiative, grit and perseverance; and
• Demonstrate the desire for on-going professional growth.

Members of the opening faculty team (available from 10 August 2020) will have the unique opportunity to co-create a welcoming and interesting community, based on the work of skilled educators who have spent more than a year planning the basis of the school’s program. Excited, dedicated, innovative and collaborative educators are welcome to join us on this exciting journey of opening a new world-class school.

United Lisbon representatives will be interviewing at the ISS Schrole recruitment fairs in Atlanta (December 2019) and New York (February 2020). Preference will be given to candidates interviewed in person.
Starting: 10 Aug 2020
Apply By: 30 Apr 2020
Closes In: 161 days

Art K-9

The United Lisbon curriculum is based on US common core, and subject specific standards, using the Common Ground Collaborative format. Specialist team members are expected to collaborate with homeroom teachers, especially at the ES level to jointly teach using themes as much as possible.

We seek certified teachers excited about joining and helping develop a new school in the heart of Lisbon. With our vision to empower and inspire the young generation for a sustainable world, we seek to provide rigorous educational programs and instil skills and values the young generation will need to be successful in tomorrow’s world of the 21st century.

Consideration will be given to candidates who:
• Bring the excitement and ability to “build” United Lisbon in a team effort, developing its full curriculum, policies and structures that are needed for effective learning within a positive community;
• Have training and/or experience with the Common Ground Collaborative, Microsoft Innovative Educator Program, IBPYP approach, Understanding by Design (UbD), or similar innovative programs;
• Use student-centered instructional strategies and activities, including student-developed projects of interest;
• Approach unit and lesson planning in a thematic way, such as thinking about learning as involving “competencies, concepts and character”;
• Use varied forms of assessment to drive instructional decisions for individual and groups of students;
• Are comfortable and adept at integrating technology and digital resources inside and outside the classroom;
• Value, seek and use student feedback;
• Collaborate willingly with colleagues, administration, parents and students;
• Demonstrate initiative, grit and perseverance; and
• Demonstrate the desire for on-going professional growth.

Members of the opening faculty team (available from 10 August 2020) will have the unique opportunity to co-create a welcoming and interesting community, based on the work of skilled educators who have spent more than a year planning the basis of the school’s program. Excited, dedicated, innovative and collaborative educators are welcome to join us on this exciting journey of opening a new world-class school.

United Lisbon representatives will be interviewing at the ISS Schrole recruitment fairs in Atlanta (December 2019) and New York (February 2020). Preference will be given to candidates interviewed in person.
Starting: 10 Aug 2020
Apply By: 30 Apr 2020
Closes In: 161 days

English Language Learning Specialist

The English Language Learning Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing an English language support program for non-native speakers of English using best practice in supporting student transition into an English language-based curriculum. Program development will include identification, assessment and support of students needing English language support to be determined throughout the student admissions process or through teacher referrals.

The ELL Specialist provides both push-in and pull-out support as the level of student need dictates. A high level of collaboration with homeroom and Special Educational Needs Specialist , as well and other specialist teachers is expected as the school seeks to offer an inclusive program. While English will be the main language of instruction, students will have the opportunity to learn Portuguese, as well as other languages in the higher grade levels. The United Lisbon curriculum is based on US common core, and NGSS (science) and NCSS (social studies) using the Common Ground Collaborative format.

We seek certified teachers excited about joining and helping develop a new school in the heart of Lisbon. With our vision to empower and inspire the young generation for a sustainable world, we seek to provide rigorous educational programs and instil skills and values the young generation will need to be successful in tomorrow’s world of the 21st century.

Consideration will be given to candidates who:
• Bring the excitement and ability to “build” United Lisbon in a team effort, developing its full curriculum, policies and structures that are needed for effective learning within a positive community;
• Have training and/or experience with the Common Ground Collaborative, Microsoft Innovative Educator Program, IBPYP approach, Understanding by Design (UbD), or similar innovative programs;
• Use student-centered instructional strategies and activities, including student-developed projects of interest;
• Approach unit and lesson planning in a thematic way, such as thinking about learning as involving “competencies, concepts and character”;
• Use varied forms of assessment to drive instructional decisions for individual and groups of students;
• Are comfortable and adept at integrating technology and digital resources inside and outside the classroom;
• Value, seek and use student feedback;
• Collaborate willingly with colleagues, administration, parents and students;
• Demonstrate initiative, grit and perseverance; and
• Demonstrate the desire for on-going professional growth.

Members of the opening faculty team (available from 10 August 2020) will have the unique opportunity to co-create a welcoming and interesting community, based on the work of skilled educators who have spent more than a year planning the basis of the school’s program. Excited, dedicated, innovative and collaborative educators are welcome to join us on this exciting journey of opening a new world-class school.

United Lisbon representatives will be interviewing at the ISS Schrole recruitment fairs in Atlanta (December 2019) and New York (February 2020). Preference will be given to candidates interviewed in person.
Starting: 10 Aug 2020
Apply By: 30 Apr 2020
Closes In: 161 days

Special Educational Needs Specialist

The Special Educational Needs (SEN) Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing a programs supporting students needing learning support in order to achieve in an inclusive, English language based program K-9. Program development will include identification and assessment of individual student needs, based on the admissions process and teacher referrals. It is expected that the SEN will collaborate with the English Language Learning Specialist and homeroom teachers to provide an overall program supporting students with educational needs beyond the scope of classroom teachers. The SEN will also support classroom teachers in adapting practice to support students within the homeroom setting.

The United Lisbon curriculum is based on US common core, and NGSS (science) and NCSS (social studies) using the Common Ground Collaborative format.

Student inquiries have been received from over 17 nationalities, the majority being being Portuguese, Chinese and Brazilian. Teacher candidates from many countries have also applied, and preference will be given to native English speakers, as well as those with a native level of English ability.

We seek certified teachers excited about joining and helping develop a new school in the heart of Lisbon. With our vision to empower and inspire the young generation for a sustainable world, we seek to provide rigorous educational programs and instil skills and values the young generation will need to be successful in tomorrow’s world of the 21st century.

Consideration will be given to candidates who:
• Bring the excitement and ability to “build” United Lisbon in a team effort, developing its full curriculum, policies and structures that are needed for effective learning within a positive community;
• Have training and/or experience with the Common Ground Collaborative, Microsoft Innovative Educator Program, IBPYP approach, Understanding by Design (UbD), or similar innovative programs;
• Use student-centered instructional strategies and activities, including student-developed projects of interest;
• Approach unit and lesson planning in a thematic way, such as thinking about learning as involving “competencies, concepts and character”;
• Use varied forms of assessment to drive instructional decisions for individual and groups of students;
• Are comfortable and adept at integrating technology and digital resources inside and outside the classroom;
• Value, seek and use student feedback;
• Collaborate willingly with colleagues, administration, parents and students;
• Demonstrate initiative, grit and perseverance; and
• Demonstrate the desire for on-going professional growth.

Members of the opening faculty team (available from 10 August 2020) will have the unique opportunity to co-create a welcoming and interesting community, based on the work of skilled educators who have spent more than a year planning the basis of the school’s program. Excited, dedicated, innovative and collaborative educators are welcome to join us on this exciting journey of opening a new world-class school.

United Lisbon representatives will be interviewing at the ISS Schrole recruitment fairs in Atlanta (December 2019) and New York (February 2020). Preference will be given to candidates interviewed in person.
Starting: 10 Aug 2020
Apply By: 30 Apr 2020
Closes In: 161 days

Library Resource Specialist

The United Lisbon curriculum is based on US common core, and subject specific standards, using the Common Ground Collaborative format. The Information Resources Specialist provides an inviting environment and access to print and digital resources to both students and faculty with a goal of supporting student literacy and the joy of reading/researching. Close collaboration with classroom teachers and technology specialists is a priority.

We seek certified teachers excited about joining and helping develop a new school in the heart of Lisbon. With our vision to empower and inspire the young generation for a sustainable world, we seek to provide rigorous educational programs and instil skills and values the young generation will need to be successful in tomorrow’s world of the 21st century.

Consideration will be given to candidates who:
• Bring the excitement and ability to “build” United Lisbon in a team effort, developing its full curriculum, policies and structures that are needed for effective learning within a positive community;
• Have training and/or experience with the Common Ground Collaborative, Microsoft Innovative Educator Program, IBPYP approach, Understanding by Design (UbD), or similar innovative programs;
• Use student-centered instructional strategies and activities, including student-developed projects of interest;
• Approach unit and lesson planning in a thematic way, such as thinking about learning as involving “competencies, concepts and character”;
• Use varied forms of assessment to drive instructional decisions for individual and groups of students;
• Are comfortable and adept at integrating technology and digital resources inside and outside the classroom;
• Value, seek and use student feedback;
• Collaborate willingly with colleagues, administration, parents and students;
• Demonstrate initiative, grit and perseverance; and
• Demonstrate the desire for on-going professional growth.

Members of the opening faculty team (available from 10 August 2020) will have the unique opportunity to co-create a welcoming and interesting community, based on the work of skilled educators who have spent more than a year planning the basis of the school’s program. Excited, dedicated, innovative and collaborative educators are welcome to join us on this exciting journey of opening a new world-class school.

United Lisbon representatives will be interviewing at the ISS Schrole recruitment fairs in Atlanta (December 2019) and New York (February 2020). Preference will be given to candidates interviewed in person.
Starting: 10 Aug 2020
Apply By: 30 Apr 2020
Closes In: 161 days

Guidance Counselor K-12

The Guidance Counsellor position will be K-9 initially. However, the intention is for the Counselor to develop a homeroom/advisory program which will grow to integrate grades 10-12 across three years (one grade added per school year). The focus at the high school level will be be on career and college counselling, as well as developing strong interaction and collaboration skills in students. Eventually, the school will have an Elementary School Counsellor and a Secondary School Counsellor who will collaborate on the implementation of the K-12 guidance program, as well as overseeing student referrals for support services, supporting teachers in working with students with potential behavioural support needs. The will be a strong emphasis on child protection education and training along with anti-bullying. One of the school's core values is "Respect" and what that means in the daily life of the school.

We seek a certified school counsellor excited about joining and helping develop a new school in the heart of Lisbon. With our vision to empower and inspire the young generation for a sustainable world, we seek to provide rigorous educational programs and instil relational skills and values the young generation will need to be successful in tomorrow’s world of the 21st century.

Consideration will be given to counsellor candidates who:
• Bring the excitement and ability to “build” United Lisbon in a team effort, developing its full curriculum, policies and structures that are needed for effective learning within a positive community;
• Use student-centered instructional strategies and activities, including student-developed projects of interest;;
• Use varied forms of assessment to drive instructional decisions for individual and groups of students;
• Are comfortable and adept at integrating technology and digital resources inside and outside the classroom;
• Value, seek and use student feedback;
• Collaborate willingly with faculty, administration, parents and students;
• Demonstrate initiative, grit and perseverance; and
• Demonstrate the desire for on-going professional growth.

Members of the opening faculty and administrative team (available from 10 August 2020) will have the unique opportunity to co-create a welcoming and interesting community, based on the work of skilled educators who have spent more than a year planning the basis of the school’s program. Excited, dedicated, innovative and collaborative educators are welcome to join us on this exciting journey of opening a new world-class school.

United Lisbon representatives will be interviewing at the ISS Schrole recruitment fairs in Atlanta (December 2019) and New York (February 2020). Preference will be given to candidates interviewed in person.
Starting: 10 Aug 2020
Apply By: 30 Apr 2020
Closes In: 161 days

Technology Integration Specialist

The United Lisbon curriculum is based on US common core, and subject specific standards, using the Common Ground Collaborative format. The Technology Integration Specialist provides support to both students and faculty in accessing digital resources and responsible use of technology. Close collaboration with classroom teachers and Information Resources Specialist (Librarian) is a priority.

We seek certified teachers excited about joining and helping develop a new school in the heart of Lisbon. With our vision to empower and inspire the young generation for a sustainable world, we seek to provide rigorous educational programs and instil skills and values the young generation will need to be successful in tomorrow’s world of the 21st century.

Consideration will be given to candidates who:
• Bring the excitement and ability to “build” United Lisbon in a team effort, developing its full curriculum, policies and structures that are needed for effective learning within a positive community;
• Have training and/or experience with the Common Ground Collaborative, Microsoft Innovative Educator Program, IBPYP approach, Understanding by Design (UbD), or similar innovative programs;
• Use student-centered instructional strategies and activities, including student-developed projects of interest;
• Approach unit and lesson planning in a thematic way, such as thinking about learning as involving “competencies, concepts and character”;
• Use varied forms of assessment to drive instructional decisions for individual and groups of students;
• Are comfortable and adept at integrating technology and digital resources inside and outside the classroom;
• Value, seek and use student feedback;
• Collaborate willingly with colleagues, administration, parents and students;
• Demonstrate initiative, grit and perseverance; and
• Demonstrate the desire for on-going professional growth.

Members of the opening faculty team (available from 10 August 2020) will have the unique opportunity to co-create a welcoming and interesting community, based on the work of skilled educators who have spent more than a year planning the basis of the school’s program. Excited, dedicated, innovative and collaborative educators are welcome to join us on this exciting journey of opening a new world-class school.

United Lisbon representatives will be interviewing at the ISS Schrole recruitment fairs in Atlanta (December 2019) and New York (February 2020). Preference will be given to candidates interviewed in person.
Starting: 10 Aug 2020
Apply By: 30 Apr 2020
Closes In: 161 days