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50 years

of education in 2022 The New School Rome is a private, international school for pupils aged 3‑18 offering the English National Curriculum.

The New School Rome is a truly delightful place to work.  The school is a member of the Council of British International Schools.

What we offer

  • a high degree of classroom and departmental autonomy within a hard-working, friendly and uniquely democratic environment
  • motivated, high-achieving students in very small classes

  • a gorgeous environment close to Rome’s city centre.

  • a competitive salary scale and settling in allowance.

What we look for

  • High academic and professional standards
  • The ability to inspire and enthuse students

  • Energy and enthusiasm for teaching.

  • Willingness to move beyond the immediate classroom to contribute to the school overall.



 Primary School  Teacher Advertisement  - May 2023

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding Primary School teacher to join our uniquely democratic, highly collaborative and very successful school in Rome. 

The New School Rome is a not-for-profit, private, international school for pupils aged 3‑18 offering the English National Curriculum. 

We are seeking to recruit a colleague who can work both independently and collaboratively . Experience of teaching Upper Key Stage 2 would be advantageous. A successful candidate should have  a strong motivation and an ability to deliver excellent outcomes for students. 

 Ideally the candidate would be able to  lead Maths or English  across the primary school.

Essential Professional Criteria:

The New School Rome seeks to appoint teachers who have the following proven qualifications and qualities: 

  • A degree and a teaching qualification, or a Bachelors or Masters degree in primary
  • Education. Experience of teaching  the British Curriculum successfully, and an understanding of effective assessment strategies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  
  • A commitment to making lessons enjoyable, stimulating and relevant to all learners. 
  • Empathy with students across the age and ability range and the ability to implement a range of teaching strategies to cater for each individual student
  • The ability to encourage students to continue their learning independently and spark an enthusiasm and love for learning by modelling it as a teacher. 

  • The depth of knowledge and agility of mind to allow flexibility in lessons, adapting delivery as appropriate in the light of students’ responses.

  • Experience of promoting the personal development and wellbeing of children. 

  • Patience and thoughtfulness to see any issues that may arise with students, parents or colleagues from a variety of perspectives.

  • The ability to adapt quickly to a new environment, establish good relations with students and gain their confidence. 

  • The energy, dynamism and stamina to contribute fully to the life of a busy international school.

  • Knowledge of the key principles of safeguarding and the welfare of students.

During the interview process, candidates will have the opportunity to demonstrate or give an account of these attributes. 

The Role
  • Deliver primary school teaching.

  • Maintain the highest standards of practice in planning, preparation, monitoring, assessment, reporting and feedback in line with school curriculum and policies.

  • Deliver individually focused lessons in order to accommodate varying levels of knowledge and student ability from Key Stage Two.

  • Place at the heart of the curriculum an emphasis on oracy, creativity, independence and critical thinking.

  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to liaise effectively and professionally between students, staff and parents when required, making accurate records of these exchanges.

  • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure the highest level of student engagement and progress from Key Stage Two to Key Stage Three.

  • Deliver co-curricular activities.

Working at The New School Rome
  • Competitive Salary that recognises and rewards experience

  • Uniquely democratic working environment

  • Highly collaborative department

  • Small class sizes that do not exceed 18

  • A small and intimate school campus with a family atmosphere located in a beautiful garden in Rome

  • Autonomy as a teacher 

  • The opportunity to contribute towards and shape our unique school

  • All completed application forms must be sent  by Friday May 26th 2023 at 12.00 noon.

  • Please note: Interviews will take place on Monday 3rd May in Rome.

How to Apply

The New School is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for all .





“I joined the school with the idea of staying a couple of years, that was in 1998!”

New School Teacher