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EMPLOYEES & TEACHERS BOOKLET 2013-2014

Revised 14.01.2013

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Table of Contents

1. School Information 2. Living in Portugal 3. Contractual Framework 4. Taxation Applicable 5. Contacts

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St. Dominic’s International School, Portugal

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SECTION 1

SCHOOL INFORMATION

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St. Dominic’s International School, Portugal

St Dominic’s International School, Portugal® (SDIS) is a private, co-educational day school providing international education of the highest calibre through the three IBO programmes for students aged 3-18 Grades and is the only school in Portugal authorised to deliver all three programmes of the International Baccalaureate Organisation: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP). The School’s strong commitment to IBO educational philosophy sits comfortably with the Dominican commitment to education and the search for truth reflected in the motto Veritas.

The rich history of the Irish Dominican Sisters in Portugal dates back to 1639. Unable to form a convent in their homeland due to the persecution of Catholics, the Sisters travelled to other countries. The convent of Bom Sucesso in Belém is unique as the only religious community of nuns that has survived from that time and having had a continual presence in Portugal. In 1829, the Sisters accepted their first boarder student and established the Bom Sucesso Girls’ Day School in 1954. Transition to a co-educational school began in 1963.

In 1964, during the building of the first bridge over the Rio Tejo, the expanding English expatriate community asked the sisters to establish a new English language school. St Dominic’s College started with fewer than 20 students but quickly outgrew its space. The sisters purchased land and the new school opened in 1975; it was re-named St Dominic’s International School in 1988. The School was one centre of the Fundação Obra Social das Religiosas Dominicanas Irlandesas, a charitable foundation under which the school operated as a not-for-profit organisation. In 2007, the Foundation signed an Assignment of Operation contract with VERITAS – Educatio. S.A. This entity assumed the management of the school from the 1st of January 2008, releasing the Sisters resident in Portugal from day-to-day management activities, while ensuring the continuation of the values, principles, guidelines and social and educational strategy that have always constituted the practice of the Fundação Obra Social das Religiosas Dominicanas Irlandesas. As at 15 January 2010, St Dominic’s International School was officially owned and managed by Veritas Educatio, SA, which established a Board of Governors in line with best practice in international schools.

The Junior School offers English, Portuguese, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies,

Arts,

Personal, Social and Physical Education under the umbrella of the International Baccalaureate

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Primary Years Programme (PYP) in Nursery, Kindergarten, Reception and Grades 1 to 5. There are approximately 22 students in each Junior School class.

In the Senior School the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP), with full Certification, is offered in Grades 6 to 10 in classes of a maximum of 20 pupils. In Grades 11 and 12 students prepare for the International Baccalaureate Diploma examinations leading to a full IB Diploma or, in some cases, to individual IB Courses. There is also a Comparative Religions and Personal Social Values Education programme from Nursery to Grade 10. English as a Second Language (ESL) and support for students with Special Needs (SEN) are part of our educational services. A wide range of co-curricular activities is offered throughout the school.

Fully qualified teachers are employed both locally and internationally. Currently, there are 12 nationalities in the teaching staff of whom 37 are women and 20 are men. Several members of staff serve as examiners, moderators, teachers’ workshop leaders and programme committee members for the IBO and ECIS. Others are CIS Visiting Team Members.

Classes begin in early September and continue through until the end of June with breaks for Christmas and Easter and shorter mid-term breaks. Classes run from 08h30 -15h30, for 180 days.

The school is housed in two one-storey buildings and provides a self-contained Nursery/ Kindergarten, 40 classrooms, 2 Gym Halls, 3 Art Rooms, 2 Libraries, Science and Technology Laboratories, Music and Computer Rooms, and a Multi-faith meditation room. There are facilities for Hockey, Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Badminton and Athletics.

The school has an open admission policy but requires reports from previous schools; diagnostic tests in Mathematics and English may be required.

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THE SCHOOL’S MISSION STATEMENT St Dominic's International School is a private, co-educational day school, teaching through the medium of English. The curriculum is made up of the three International Baccalaureate programmes for students from 3-18 years. Our school mission is to offer an international education of the highest calibre, enriched and enlivened by the Dominican tradition of study and education, promoting the development of each student's potential: physical, emotional, social, intellectual, moral and spiritual. Tradition of Education Veritas is the motto of the Dominican Order. At SDIS we value highly the commitment to the on-going search for Truth. As educators this search for Truth shapes and informs our beliefs that each student: • Is an unique person with God-given rights and responsibilities • Has the capacity to learn and develop the positive qualities of respect for self and others • Is to be encouraged to achieve the limits of his/her competence • Will contribute to the well-being of the planet and its peoples We value and promote • A genuine appreciation of the role of parents as the first educators of their children • The School's role as co-educators with parents • Parents' involvement as an invaluable service to the school community • That all staff recognise and accept the challenge to understand clearly, share willingly and implement faithfully the educational policy • The professional competence and personal dedication of staff including a commitment to the ethos of the School • The on-going professional development, the sharing of educational experiences and ideas by the staff, leading to responsible and participative decision making . • Respect and appreciation for all cultures, nationalities and religious convictions, appreciating the opportunities for ecumenism and interfaith dialogue • The celebration of faith and the development of spirituality through knowledge and understanding of God • The acquisition of the skills of co-operative learning and communication by all students • The exercise of thinking and reasoning powers of all students enabling them to make good and wise decisions • An awareness of the rights and responsibilities involved in the creation of a just society.

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ORGANISATION
JUNIOR SCHOOL

SENIOR SCHOOL

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St. Dominic’s International School, Portugal

SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Principal

Head of Senior School

Head of Junior School

Business Manager

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Therefore, the school has the following GOVERNANCE MODEL that comprises:

A Senior School management Team with the following composition: – – – The Principal The two Heads of School The Head of Administration and Operations

A Finance Committee with the following composition: – – – – – The Principal Two Administrators from Veritas The Head of Administration and Operations The Auditor (ROC) Parent Representative from the PTA

A Board of Governors (where the school’s stakeholders are represented) meet ten times a year.

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Senior Management Team • • • • Principal: Head of Senior School: Head of Junior School: Head of Administration and Operations Mr Jeremy Singer Mr Jeremy Singer Mr Timothy Musgrove Ms Teresa Cruz

Faculty: • • • IB Diploma Co-ordinator IB MYP Co-ordinator IB PYP Co-ordinator Mrs Stephanie Duarte Ms Carla Morais Mr Timothy Musgrove

• • •

Full time teachers: Part-time: Nationalities:

53 4 12

Enrolment • • • • • Current enrolment: Seniors: Juniors: Age range: Nationalities: 385 183 202 3-18 32 (2012-2013 School Year)

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SECTION 2

LIVING IN PORTUGAL

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St. Dominic’s International School, Portugal

LOCATION OF THE SCHOOL

School location

The School is situated some 15km to the west of Lisbon, and very close to the motorway that runs between Lisbon and Cascais. What was a rural area has developed into a predominantly residential neighbourhood with the usually related facilities. The great majority of the school population lives between the area where the school is located and Cascais (which is 25km west of Lisbon). All this area is known as 'Costa do Estoril' (Estoril Coast - Estoril used to be the main attraction along this coast but Cascais has recently taken over). The Costa do Estoril is located in the north riverbank of the river Tagus and continues into the Atlantic coast. It is formed by what used to be various segregated little villages and is now one mass of villages directly connected with each other, but each one still maintaining its original name. Costa do Estoril is considered one of the most up-market areas of the Greater Lisbon surroundings. TRAVELLING TO SCHOOL Currently, staff members are entitled to travel on school buses, on routes available and space permitting, free of charge. This is not always a convenient option when considering timing and professional responsibilities. If you are travelling by car from Cascais, on the motorway, it

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will take you about 20-25 minutes door-to-door. Travelling time varies from the different locations around. From Lisbon traffic can add to the length of journey. Some teachers do live in Lisbon however. VISAS FOR NON-EU NATIONALS The Human Resources Officer will be in contact with everyone offered a position. For those who need Residence Visas (non-EU nationals), the School will prepare and send the contract to you. The prospective teacher will then have to take it to the nearest Portuguese Embassy/Consulate. If you are a citizen of a country outside the EU, start your application for a Residence Visa at the earliest opportunity after receiving your offer of employment from the school. Visa processes can take quite some time. You cannot enter Portugal until you have your residence visa stamped in your passport. Information provided by different staff in one Consulate or Embassy is not always consistent. Therefore, you can use the following as a checklist: • • • • • • • Contract in Portuguese sent by school Police Records Check / Criminal Record (from your country of birth or from the country you have been living in during the last year). Please bring a certified copy. U.S.A. Nationals, need F.B.I. clearance Health Certificate, including reference to infectious diseases Passport copies (all pages) and passport photos Insurance that covers travel and medical support up to first day of contract Proof of accommodation conditions (normally the rental agreement is sufficient but as you normally cannot get one in time, school can give you a declaration stating that we work with estate agents who will help you to find a house) • • Certificates of educational and professional qualifications 3 passport sized photos

Please take copies of all documents. Check the length of validity left on your passport. It must be over one year. Please note that all documents must be translated into Portuguese and be certified by a Notary Public (Hague Apostille); the Portuguese consulate may be able to advise you on this procedure.

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If you are married and have dependents they will enter Portugal with a tourist visa. When you apply for your Residence Permit you will also apply for “reagrupamento familiar”. You must bring documents certified by the Portuguese consulate such as marriage certificate for spouse and birth certificates for dependents, to prove family link. There are two sites you might be interested in looking at: http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/hispanic/portugal/resources/portugal-embassies.html. Good for checking addresses of the Portuguese Embassies and Consulates all over the world. www.acime.gov.pt (has an English option). It will give you information about visas and other matters in Portugal. The Resident Visa is valid for four months. During these four months you need to go to SEF (Serviço de Estrangeiros e Fronteiras – Border and Foreigners Service) and apply for Residence Permit which will last for one year. Following renewals will last for two years. SHIPPING PERSONAL BELONGINGS If you are going to ship personal belongings (unaccompanied luggage by air or ship), you will need to make a list (Certificado de Bagagem) of every item you are sending - in Portuguese to the Portuguese Consulate to be stamped. When your belongings arrive in Portugal, this list will be required for Customs clearance. Your shippers will give you all the relevant information. Mainly for Non-EU Nationals/Citizens, this can be an expensive and sometimes frustrating process. Please keep in mind that most of the apartments/houses have most of the basic equipment and furniture and that many inexpensive furniture stores exist in Portugal; both local stores, like MOVIFLOR, and international stores, like IKEA. If needed, the school can give contacts of entities that can provide services for customs clearance. For Non-EU Nationals/Citizens, when clearing your personal belongings from customs the visa is required, otherwise they will be held by authorities. ACCOMMODATION As a guide, a 2-bedroom apartment with basic furniture can start, at 600 – 700 Euro/month. Most teachers, however, are paying on average 800 Euro/month to have an apartment close to the coast. Most furnished accommodation will have basic commodities - washing machine, fridge, stove, etc. Furniture can be basic and minimal, while other apartments are fully furnished including such items as linen and flower vases. During the winter months some

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apartments can be cold and damp. Many people use dehumidifiers and mobile radiators during these months. Ideally, you should try and find an apartment that has central heating. Price also depends on location. You will be expected to pay three months’ rent in advance, namely for: the first month's rent, the last month's rent and one month as guarantee for extra-bills, breakages, etc. TRANSPORT Bringing your car – cars with foreign registration plates can only be driven for six months after entering Portugal. After six months it is advisable to register the car in Portugal (fines are very expensive and the vehicle can be impounded). The taxation to be paid when registering a car in Portugal can be close to the price of the car itself in other European countries. Buying a car – for new cars, Portugal has one of the highest taxation rates in Europe. Prices for second hand cars can be more reasonable when compared with other European markets. Vehicle inspection – when driving a car more than four years old (originally bought in Portugal or in any other country) it is compulsory to have the vehicle inspected at a government inspection station. Fines for not having the car inspected and with the “green stamp” updated on the windscreen can be very expensive. Nevertheless, before deciding on any matter related with your car, please ask advice from our Human Resources officer. Public Transport - it is possible to get to school by public transport depending on where you live; though more time consuming than using private transport. Generally speaking, public transport in and around Lisbon and its suburbs is good and reliable. Trains, the underground and city buses are relatively cheap by European standards. Travel to school by public transport may require changes before arriving at school;

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St. Dominic’s International School, Portugal

ARRANGEMENTS FOR OVERSEAS HIRE TEACHERS Arriving and Settling-in. It is important that new staff follow the guidelines provided by the Administrative & HR services of the School. Travel & Baggage. The school will pay travel & baggage for new teachers. There are limits defined per location of origin: • • EU: 500 Euro per adult (including VAT). This amount will double when moving to Portugal accompanied by a spouse or partner Non-EU: 1,500 Euro per adult (including VAT). This amount will double when moving to Portugal accompanied by a spouse or partner The amounts mentioned above are maximum limits, which can be used by new staff for their travel & baggage costs. New staff will make all the arrangements regarding travel directly with the travel agency nominated by the School. The contacts of the travel agency will be sent together with the job offer. New teachers needing to find flights within the allocated budget should contact the designated travel agency as soon as they have accepted the position. Please be aware that staff members are entitled to reimbursement (taxable) should there be a difference between the actual cost of the flight and the designated allowance, payable by the end of the month of September. At the end of the contractual relationship with the School, overseas hired teachers are entitled to a Travel & Baggage allowance, in the same amount and principles as when they arrived. The allowance will not be paid if they do not complete the full contract or if they choose not to meet the school resignation date communicated by the Principal every year. Arriving in Portugal. All new teachers will be met at the airport by a School representative and taken to a Hotel, to provide temporary accommodation, or directly to their flat/house, when the accommodation has already been chosen. Settling-in. For new teachers hired outside Portugal, the School will provide the following services: • Temporary accommodation – the School has an agreement with a local Hotel which will be used for temporary accommodation; please note that the school will not be financially responsible for any other accommodation arranged by the staff member

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should he/she not like the chosen hotel. The School will pay up to seven nights, allowing sufficient time for new staff to look for and to move to a flat/house. • • Looking for accommodation – School will help you with contacting some agents. Settling-in Allowance – this allowance is to support new teachers and family members with the expenses related to moving to a new country. New teachers will be entitled to a settling-in allowance of EU citizens - 1,000 euros/Non-EU citizens 1385 euros (to cover resident visa). This amount will double when moving to Portugal with a spouse or partner. The settling-in allowance will be paid on the 1st working day (1st of September). This amount can also be used by new staff to travel to Portugal before the school starts, with the objective of finding and contracting permanent accommodation. The seven days of temporary accommodation mentioned before can also be used at the same time and for this purpose. Once the settling-in allowance and temporary accommodation are paid/used, the School can logistically help new staff but expenses will not be supported by the School. The Settling-in Allowance is taxable (Income Tax – IRS). If a Teacher does not meet the conditions of their contract and/or complete the full first contract, the settling-in allowance will be deducted from the last month’s payment. • Settling-in support. A contractor supplied by the School will allocate up to four working days, during a three-week span, for helping new staff with settling-in tasks (going to banks, utilities registration office, tax office, etc.). Living Incentive. For staff hired outside of Portugal and to help with housing expenses. The School has established a Living Allowance of 8,400 Euro per year, paid in four instalments. During the school year 2013-2014 it will be paid in: September and December 2013, March and June 2014. The Living Incentive is paid for eight complete years. After the 8th year, no Living Incentive will be paid. For Teaching Couples the school will not apply a single living (housing) Incentive. Instead it will pay 12,000 Euro per year for the couple, or 6,000 Euro per year for each one. Please be aware that this incentive will be taxed (Income Tax – IRS). Therefore it is important to have an idea of what the Net Value of the Living Incentive is. The School HR Officer will be able to provide that information for each new staff member, on arrival. Health Insurance. The School has a private Health Insurance which can be subscribed to by the teacher, spouse and children. The value to be supported by teacher for each person of his/her

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household registered is approximately 500 Euro/year. In addition, the school offers hospitalization insurance totalling 17,500 Euros p.a.

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SECTION 3

CONTRACTUAL FRAMEWORK

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TO BE AN EMPLOYEE AT ST DOMINIC’S INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL MEANS TO: • • • • • • • • • • Have a caring attitude towards children; Be committed to understanding of the principles of child development and the concept of educating the whole child; Be committed to know how children learn and methods of maximising the learning of each individual; Have enthusiasm for continuous improvement, for oneself and via appraisal processes based on evidence and reflective practice; Demonstrate a strong commitment to team work and collaboration with colleagues and students; Recognise the need for and promote activities outside the classroom; Reflect in overall appearance and manner the principles of respect and moderation; Be committed to the ideals, principles and practices of the IB programmes; Model the IB Learner Profile both inside and outside the classroom; Respect and appreciate the broadest range of beliefs and their expression.

Job descriptions are available upon offer of employment.

Contracts, Remuneration and Incentives will be presented highlighting the different legal, fiscal and operational conditions for teachers who are EU (European Union) nationals/citizens, and for teachers who are non-EU nationals/citizens.

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CONTRACTUAL FRAMEWORK
Administrative Staff Teacher’s Assistants EU citizenship Employee: 23 months’ fixed term contract 32,30h /week Teacher Non EU citizens Independent Service Provider: 24 months’ rendering of services contract year 190 days /

STAFF

Local / EU citizenship Employee: 12 months’ fixed term contract 38 h/ week Employee: 10 months’ fixed term contract 38h / week 200 days / year 8.15 to 4.45pm / 8.15 to 5.15 pm (1 day/week)

Type of contract

Working time

8.30am to 5pm / 8.30 to 5.30pm (1 day/week) As appropriate As appropriate 12 months

8.15am to 3.45pm (+ additional duties: see below)

Start date of 1 contract st End date of 1 contract Time length of st the 1 contract Time length of following renewals

st

1 September Always at the end of June 10 months Always at the end of July 23 months As appropriate • Assisting in planning and implementing the daily programme under the direction of the Teacher. • Assisting in planning and preparing the learning environment, setting up interest centres, and preparing needed materials and supplies, eg mixing paints, putting up work, checking on paper stocks, tidying up, etc. Always at the end of August 2 years

st

Additional duties

• As per position and job description

• Supervision, on a rotation basis, during break times • Occasional coverage of classes for colleagues • Participation in meetings and fulfilment of tasks assigned by Head of Department and/or Curriculum Co-ordinator • Participation in programmes of professional development • Participation in the tutor programme and assembly • Attendance at all staff meetings and participation in events organised by the school and by PTA (Parents and Teachers Association) • On top of the existing teaching load, one after school activity per week, at the discretion of the Head of School

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TEACHERS’ REMUNERATION – SALARY, ALLOWANCES & INCENTIVES FOR 2013-2014
ANNUAL GROSS SALARY 24,000 to 36,000€ ANNUAL GROSS LIVING INCENTIVE 8,400€ paid in four instalments: September and December 2013, March and June 2014. The Living Incentive is paid for eight complete years. For Teaching Couples it is 12,000€ for the couple, or 6,000€ for each one. GROSS SETTLING-IN ALLOWANCE (ONE OFF) • EU: 1,000€ per adult • Non-EU: 1,385€ per adult The school will pay directly up to seven nights in temporary accommodation (hotel). The above amount will double when moving to Portugal with a spouse/partner. TRAVEL & BAGGAGE EXPENSES The school will pay directly to the travel agency the travel & baggage of new staff: • EU: 500€ per adult (including VAT). • Non-EU: 1,500€ per adult (including VAT). The above amounts will double when moving to Portugal with a spouse/partner. The same conditions and values apply when leaving at the normal date of termination of contract. As per conditions written on page 16.

TEACHING ASSISTANTS’- SALARY
ANNUAL GROSS SALARY

12,000 to 21,000€

Depending on experience and qualifications. TAs may apply for certain co-ordinator positions

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF- SALARY
ANNUAL GROSS SALARY

10,500 to 31,200€

Depending upon job functions, experience and qualifications

GROSS MONTHLY SALARY
EU citizens / nationals

Non-EU citizens / nationals

The monthly gross salary is determined by dividing the annual gross salary by fourteen. In July and December the gross salary is 2/14 of the annual gross salary. During the first year of contract, only four months will fall in the 2013 fiscal year. In December, the second salary will be paid proportionally to the months worked in 2013 (1/3). In 2014, when the teacher works the full fiscal year, the second salary will be fully paid in July and December.

The monthly gross salary is determined by dividing the annual gross salary by twelve.

OTHER BENEFITS
• • • Lunch Allowance: 5.50€ per effective working day at the school. Not paid during holidays, service abroad and absence. A School Year Special Tuition Fee of 2,280€ to be paid to school by the teacher, per child, up to a maximum of two, and independently of child’s age. IB exams and ISCO testing are additional costs. Depending on the School Year applicable, the Special Tuition fee implies a substantial discount on actual fees.

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CONDITIONS FOR POSITIONS OF LEADERSHIP AND CO-ORDINATION
Level Annual Allowance (Euro) Positions defined Weekly Time Allowance • IB PYP Co-ordination IB MYP Co-ordination IB Diploma Co-ordination • 10 to 15 periods no covers • Other Conditions Laptop with internet access Mobile phone with limit + with email access The other applicable conditions for the teaching positions are presented and kept updated in the Book of School Procedures.

IB Programme Co-ordination

12,000

Leadership

4,800

Co-ordination

2,800

HoD Language A HoD Language B HoD Mathematics HoD Sciences HoD Humanities HoD Technology HoD Arts HoD Physical Education HoD ESL and Mother Tongue HoD Special Educational Needs HoD Community and Service Head of Grades 6, 7 and 8 Head of Grade 9 and 10 Head of Grades 11 and 12 Counsellor for English Institutions Counsellor for Portuguese Institutions PYP Curriculum (Language) PYP Curriculum (Numeracy) PYP Technology ASA Sports Programme ASA Supervision Programme ASA After School Programme MUN Co-ordinator MYP Area of Interaction MYP Personal Project MYP Community and Service MYP Environments

5 to 7 periods

The other applicable conditions for the teaching positions are presented and kept updated in the Book of School Procedures.

At Head’s discretion

The other applicable conditions for the teaching positions are presented and kept updated in the Book of School Procedures.

Leadership and Co-ordination Positions are defined for two school years. For the second year, confirmation is done at the end of the first school year, with a minimum of 180 days’ notice.

No teacher may hold more than one post of leadership / co-ordination.

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SECTION 4

TAXATION APPLICABLE TO REMUNERATION

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TAXATION APPLICABLE TO SALARY, ALLOWANCES & INCENTIVES (AS OF DATE OF PUBLICATION) Teacher’s nationality/citizenship Type of taxes applicable to salary. allowances & incentives by type of contract
• •

EU Social Security Income tax (IRS) Social Security
• • • •

Non-EU Social Security Income Tax (IRS) VAT (IVA)

Gives access to the Public/National Health Services Covers salary for absence due to illness and parenthood leave Retirement Pension Monthly Gross Salary will be deducted by 11%

Social Security Tax Coverage

• • •

Social Security Tax application to GROSS SALARY

Teachers on Rendering of Services contract are entitled to an exemption in the payment of Social Security in their first year. However, if you are ill at home, payment will be at the Principal’s discretion. From the beginning of the second year of contract, teachers will receive the Monthly Gross Salary without any Social Security deduction but, on their own, have to pay the Social Security Social Security Income Tax (IRS) VAT (IVA)
st

Type of taxes applicable to salary, allowances and incentives by type of contract

• • •

Social Security Income tax (IRS) VAT (IVA) Income Tax (IRS)
st

• • •

• •

Fiscal year in Portugal is: 1 January – 31 December The Gross Annual Income is determined by adding all the Gross Income received in Portugal during the fiscal year (if you have income in other countries it is advisable to consult a local fiscal advisor (the school services can assist you) The Total Annual Gross Income = Annual Gross Salary + Applicable Allowances + Applicable Incentives The Income Tax Table may change every year The Income Tax applicable is determined by the Total Gross Income (Salary + Allowances + Incentives) of each month. If on specific month the Total Gross Income is only the Gross Salary, the Tax Applicable will be lower Under a Rendering of Service contract, the School will deduct 25% from the teacher’s Monthly Gross Income, independently if on specific month the teacher’s Gross Income is only his/her Salary or if it also includes Allowances and/or incentives.

Determining the Annual Income

• •

Determining and Applying the Income Tax

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than on months were Allowances and Incentives are also applicable.

Annual Income Tax declaration Type of taxes applicable to salary. Allowances & incentives by type of contract
• •

At the end of each year the teacher must present to the fiscal authorities the Annual Income Tax Form/Declaration. Adjustments, either additional payments or reimbursements, may occur, depending on the individual profile as tax payer. Social Security Income tax (IRS) VAT (IVA)
• • •

Social Security Income Tax (IRS) VAT (IVA)

Not applicable

Invoicing and VAT tax

On a Rendering of Services type of contract, the teacher will invoice the School (via what locally is called facture-recibo – invoice receipt) and VAT is applicable, currently 23% The VAT tax of 23% will be applicable to the Total Gross Amount monthly due by the school [Total Gross Amount monthly due by the school x (1+23%)] = the Total Invoiced by Teacher As an independent services provider, quarterly the Teacher will have to fulfil a tax form and deliver to the VAT Fiscal authorities the VAT charged to the School

Not applicable

VAT Tax application

Not applicable

Accounting VAT

Employees are required to bring official documentation from their country’s Social Security with their work history Simulations The school HR Officer will provide individual salary and income simulations on appointment.

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SECTION 5

CONTACTS

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SCHOOL CONTACTS

Ms Teresa Cruz Ms Elsa Lopes Ms Rina Miyakawa Ms Rute Constantino

Head of Administration and Operations e-mail: t.cruz@dominics-int.org Human Resources – Personnel – Tel +351 21448 0551 e-mail: elsa.lopes@dominics-int.org Communications and Publicity Officer e-mail: r.miyakawa@dominics-int.org Secretary, Senior School. Tel +351 21448 0555 e-mail: r.constantino@dominics-int.org Secretary, Junior School. Tel +351 21 448 0557 e-mail: t.vedor@dominics-int.org Receptionist. Tel +351 21 448 0550 General School Information e-mail: m.braganca@dominics-int.org

Ms Thea Vedor Ms Maria Bragança

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