Elementary Teacher, Kampala, Uganda

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Heritage International SchoolKampala, Uganda

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary + flights, housing, medical and bursaries
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you an experienced and well qualified Elementary/Primary teacher who is looking to develop your skills in an international setting? Are you a committed Christian who would relish the chance to integrate your faith into your professional practice? Are you interested in living and working in a country so beautiful Winston Churchill declared it ‘the pearl of Africa?’ If so, then Heritage International School would love to hear from you.

We are looking for internationally qualified Elementary Teachers to start in August 2020.  The Elementary curriculum at Heritage is based on the International Primary Curriculum, where students are taught sciences and humanities through a range of hands-on practical learning journeys which foster development in teamwork, critical thinking and problem-solving. This is alongside a stand-alone US based English programme and Singapore Maths. We are looking for a passionate and dedicated professional who is able to inspire students of all abilities, has a passion and enthusiasm to deliver creative and innovative lessons. we would welcome applicants who have a special interest in STEM or performing arts. We expect our teachers to be reflective practitioners who can evaluate their own practice and develop the learning in their classroom. We are also interested in teachers who have experience of using dynamic and creative ways to biblically integrate the curriculum. 

Heritage International School is an all-age Christian international school located in the suburbs of Kampala, Uganda. It opened in 1994 to support children of ex-pat missionaries but has since expanded to welcome those of all faiths and none, whilst still remaining true to its core Christian values. We have over 40 nationalities represented and are currently moving towards our full capacity of 550 students. Our Elementary school currently numbers 230 and students are taught in classes of no more than 20. 

We offer a generous benefits package to our international staff including: a return flight per year of contract for employee and up to 2 children, housing, 2 bursaries for staff children, a  monthly allowance and medical insurance. Preference would be given to those candidates who can commit to a two-year contract.

Application is via the online TES application form. Please give details of your Christian commitment in the supporting statement and ensure that your statement covers the person specification below.  Alternatively you may send an up-to-date CV/Resume to hr@heritage.co.ug along with a letter of application detailing why you are a suitable candidate for the position.   If you require further information about the position itself then please contact our Elementary Principal, Mrs Laura Agaba, principalelementary@heritage.co.ug.

Closing date for applications: 10 am on Friday 10th April 2020. As there are several positions available Heritage International School reserves the right to interview exceptional candidates before the closing date. 

Interviews will be via Skype.

Heritage International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants will be subject to child protection screening, including checks with past employers, the UK Disclosure and Barring Service and/or authorities in other countries.

More about Heritage International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: P O Box 7899, Kiwafu Crescent, Kampala, Uganda. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +256 414 596 033
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