Primary Specialist Teacher - Music, Cayman Islands

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Cayman Islands GovernmentCayman Islands
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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: CI$51,900 - $58,740 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture & Lands invites applications for the following education roles within the Government school system for 2019/20 academic years commencing early-August 2019

The Cayman Islands offers one of the highest standards of living in the Caribbean. It is a tax-free jurisdiction, with a friendly welcoming people, combining the very best of the relaxed Caribbean attitude and modern living. Its proximity to Miami also provides easy access to North America and the rest of the Caribbean.

The remuneration package for the successful candidate is offered without deductions. The Cayman Islands Government provides an additional 12% pension contribution and 100% health insurance coverage for the employee and their dependents. To assist with relocation, within the first week of arrival, the successful candidate will receive a settlement allowance equivalent to 1 month’s salary, moving expenses for personal belongings and hotel accommodation for 7 nights.

To provide an instructional base and professional expertise in upgrading the current vocal and instrumental music programme in Government primary schools.  To provide a stimulating learning environment that promotes their physical, emotional, intellectual, social, spiritual, cultural, creative and moral development and maximizes the achievement of all students.

Qualifications and experience include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject from a recognized institution
  • Formal teacher training/qualification as specified in the Department of Education Services policy on Teacher Qualifications
  • Minimum of 2 years’, post qualification teaching experience, as a trained music teacher with experience in vocal and instrumental music to primary aged children with a demonstrated track record of successful teaching and learning including
    - Teaching of concert band instruments, e.g. clarinet, flute, saxophone, trumpet.
    - Teaching of popular band instruments, e.g. electric guitar, electronic keyboard.
    - Arrangement of music for different combinations of instruments
  • Prior experience of teaching in a child-centered learning environment with an emphasis on an activity-based approach with differentiation for individual abilities is essential
  • Must be able to play piano at least at Grade 6 level.
  • Experience of IB would be an advantage
  • Ability to contribute to the vocal music programme will be an asset.


The remuneration package for the successful candidate is offered without deductions. The Cayman Islands Government provides an additional 12% pension contribution and 100% health insurance coverage for the employee and their dependents.

A detailed Job Description and the Government Application Form are available online at www.education.gov.ky/jobs  Please send your completed Government Application Form, Supplementary Form (teaching post only) and Cover Letter only via e-mail to edu.recruitment@gov.ky 

Application Deadline: January 18th, 2019



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Address: Ministry of Education, Youth Sports, Agriculture & Lands, Government Administration Building, 133 Elgin Avenue, George Town, Grand Cayman, KY1-9000, Cayman Islands
Telephone: +1345 244 2417