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Head of Humanities

Head of Humanities

Port Moresby International School

Papua New Guinea

  • Expired
Job type:
Full Time, Fixed Term
Apply by:
30 October 2017

Job overview

Head of Humanities
Port Moresby International School
Papua New Guinea

Our school provides local and international curriculum, including the IB Diploma, IGCSE and the Australian Capital Territory Year 12 to over 900 students from 22 countries in grades 7 to 12 in the nation’s capital. 

We have a well-equipped and resourced school in a beautifully landscaped tropical setting.

There are vacancies for the positions of HOD English & HOD Humanities commencing January 2018
Successful applicants must be well-qualified and hard-working professionals who are capable of assuming the public profile of an international teacher to the local and expatriate community in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

We offer excellent salary and conditions, which include free accommodation with maid service, utilities, annual leave fare, health coverage, generous superannuation, and a laptop computer.

If you are interested in an exciting, culturally rich environment and in working with a diverse group of staff and wonderful students, please visit the website below.

For more information about the position please visit  and follow the Positions Vacant link.

All applications must  be made online via

Steven Rowley, Principal (

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About Port Moresby International School

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Port Moresby International School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational independent secondary school with sixth form in Papua New Guinea, serving students from the age of 11-18. The school has 920-940 students. 

Port Moresby International School opened in 1960 and offers the PNG curriculum from grade 7 to 12. It also offers Cambridge Curriculum from grade 7-10, while in Year 11 and Year 12, students are taught the Australian Capital Territory curriculum and International Baccalaureate Diploma. The school is 80% PNG stds and the rest being from overseas. PNG students can follow the PNG curriculum on its own or can opt to do the PNG Curriculum combined with an international curriculum. 


Mr. Steven Rowley 

Values and vision 

Port Moresby International School wants all students to realise their full intellectual, social, artistic, physical and creative potential in a caring and welcoming learning environment. The secondary school wants to inspire pupils to develop as positive members of society who will go on to contribute their unique skills and talents positively to the local, wider and global community. The school encourages students to take responsibility for their actions and learning and to have a caring and respectful attitude towards others. Diversity is celebrated at the secondary school, while discrimination is not tolerated on any levels. It is important that all children are fully prepared for further education and employment and the school hopes to guide them so that they are emotionally and physically ready for the next stage of their life. A wide range of clubs and societies are available for all students to get involved in and develop their skills, discover new interests and meet new friends outside of the classroom. These range from knitting club to extra maths help. Each year the school puts on a musical and its UN Concert is regularly attended by 3000 people each year. The school participates in many sports both in the local competitions and against other schools. The main sports are Rugby Union, Netball & Soccer although others are played.

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