Teachers

UWC Mostar seeks to appoint dedicated and inspired educators who are committed to the intellectual, social, and ethical development of students and who recognize that  learning also takes place beyond the classroom. UWC Mostar values candidates who are drawn to the particular educational experience of the United World Colleges, and to UWC Mostar’s unique mission within the movement.

 

Vacancies posted on 20.01.2022

Do you want to be part of a dynamic, vibrant, and friendly community that offers you support and opportunities to grow as a teacher?

We offer:

  • Housing will be provided for international staff and staff coming from remote parts of BiH
  • Local taxes paid
  • Return flight for international staff each year
  • Daily meal (food) allowance
  • National health insurance

And currently have the following vacancies:

Leadership Position starting August 2022 for the period of two years:

  1. Director of Studies, full-time position (consisting of 50% DoS and 50% teaching).

* Natural Science teaching qualification is an advantage

Teaching positions starting August 2022:

  1. Teacher of IBDP Biology (50%) and IBDP Chemistry (50%), preferred one teacher for both courses on full-time position on fixed term
  2. Teacher of IBDP Chemistry, full-time position on fixed term
  3. Teacher of IBDP Bosnian language and literature, part-time position (50%) on fixed term

 

LEADERSHIP POSITION

Minimum qualifications:

- University degree of minimum 4 years, education level 7 (240 ECTS)

- 2 years of working experience within the IB DP

- Fluent in English

- IT skills

General Leadership Responsibilities include review and development of College policies, involvement in the selection of new staff, providing effective leadership in their respective areas, supporting College functions/events, representing the College at meetings and conferences, etc. All Leadership Team members are required to attend weekly Leadership Team meetings and serve on the Crisis Management Team (CMT).

Specific responsibilities of the position of Director of Studies are outlined in the appendix of this document.

 

TEACHING POSITIONS

Minimum qualifications

  • A degree in the subject or relevant fields (minimum 4-year University Degree, 240 ECTS).
  • Proven fluency in English with strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven use and integration of IT skills in the classroom.

Qualifications that would be an advantage

  • Previous teaching experience, ideally in the IB Diploma Program.
  • Previous experience working at United World Colleges or IB schools.
  • Ability of meeting all IB requirements and deadlines.
  • Readiness and qualifications to teach ToK in addition to the subject advertised.
  • Willingness to assume pastoral care duties as house parent or residential mentor.
  • International mindedness and ability to work well in a multicultural environment.

Other desired qualifications

  • Professional teaching qualifications.
  • Commitment to UWC mission and values.
  • Willingness to engage students beyond regular classroom hours.
  • Ability and willingness to actively participate in the school’s Co-curricular program.
  • Ability to develop good relationships within a team and work positively and constructively with others.

 How to apply

Interested applicants for all positions should send the following documents to:

  • CV (maximum 2 pages).
  • Brief cover letter stating how you meet the requirements (maximum 1 page).
  • Contact information for two professional

Applications for all the positions will be open from Thursday 20/01/2022 until Wednesday 02/02/2022. Please specify the title of the post you are applying for in the subject line. Incomplete and untimely applications will not be considered. Candidates who fulfil the criteria specified in the vacancy notice will be invited for an interview.

UWC Mostar is committed to safeguarding our students and the children and young people in Mostar. All our staff members are expected to share that commitment. Successful applicants for a position at UWC Mostar will undergo background checks, including reference requests from past employers as well as checks with law enforcement authorities and other governmental agencies.

 


Vacancies posted on 14.01.2022

 

Part-time teaching position starting February 2022:
1. Teacher of IBDP Chemistry, 20% of full-time, available from 1st of February 2022 until 31st of May 2022.

Main obligations and responsibilities:
 Teaching one standard level block of IBDP Chemistry
 Helping with the lab work

Minimum qualifications
 A degree in the subject or relevant fields (minimum 4-year University Degree, 240 ECTS)
 Proven fluency in English with strong oral and written communication skills
 Proven use and integration of IT skills in the classroom

How to apply
Interested applicants should send the following documents at :
 CV (maximum 2 pages).
 Brief cover letter (maximum 1 page).
 Contact information for two professional referees.

Applications will be open from Friday 14/01/2022 until Tuesday 25/01/2022.

Please specify the title of the post in the subject line.

Incomplete and untimely applications will not be considered.

Candidates who fulfil the criteria specified in the vacancy notice will be invited for an interview.

UWC Mostar is committed to safeguarding our students and the children and young people in Mostar. All our staff members are expected to share that commitment. Successful applicants for a position at UWC Mostar will undergo background checks, including reference requests from past employers as well as checks with law enforcement authorities and other governmental agencies.

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