Bridge Academy Vision What are we deeply passionate about? Providing high quality learning opportunities for students, staff, parents and the local community What we will we be the best at? Specialists in English What drives us? Seeing that we have made a positive difference Educational Excellence
Where are we? Gobindagonj, Chhatak, Sunamgonj
What will we offer? 26 classrooms equipped with modern teaching facilities Library Arts and Design studio IT suite Auditorium/Sports Hall Parents Room Medical Room Family Learning Room Kitchen Generous staffroom Range of office and meeting spaces Outdoor sports green with pavilion Landscaped gardens
Teaching and Learning From January 2012 offering 2 x Nursery and 2 x Class 1 Each year double in size Bangladesh Curriculum (English Version) Thematic approach Specialist in English language Learning to be engaging, creative and fun Stimulating learning environment Specialists in ICT Parents as partners
What is outstanding? Unwavering faith that we can achieve excellence – we are in this together Believe in a culture of learning together Continually evaluating performance – how can I improve? Seek feedback on performance Self-disciplined and enjoy responsibility Committed and passionate about learning
Person Specification Need to have a degree, at least Able to speak, read and write in fluent standard English Love working with children Energetic and creative Good communication skills (both oral and written) High level of organisational and planning skills Committed to primary teaching and a desire to develop a career in teaching Able to commit to at least 3 years working at Bridge Academy And a great sense of humour
Roles and responsibilities The Job Descriptions are very similar: Class teachers (x 4)= responsible for the educational progress and well-being of the children allocated to their class Teaching Assistants (x 4) = supports the class teacher to carry out his/her role
And in return … "Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me… Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful… that's what matters to me." Steve Jobs speaking in the Wall Street Journal. Class teachers: 15,000 – 20,000 taka per month Teaching Assistants 10,000 – 15,000 taka per month Two festival bonuses Contribution to Provident Fund Initial Teacher Training intensive 4 week programme On-going training and development, including specialist input External mentoring opportunities Curriculum Leadership responsibilities And free lunch ….
Recruitment Process In the recruitment pack there should be: Overview of the school Person specification Job Description – class teacher Job Description – teaching assistant Application form All this information and this presentation will be available on our web-site: from 20 th October Closing date for applications is: Monday 24 th October Interviews to be held at Bridge Academy: Sunday 30 th October Any queries or further questions please contact us: Susan Mackenzie – Ayub Korom Ali – We look forward receiving your application.