Primary Travelling Teacher, Falkland Islands

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Stanley Infant & Junior SchoolFalkland Islands

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Basic starting salary up to £38,740 per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term

Our well established Primary School is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, creative and experienced Primary Travelling Teacher to start September 2019. 

The successful candidate appointed to Travelling Teacher position will travel to different locations in the Falkland Islands, living with families and teaching pupils in their homes.
The successful candidate will be supported by a dedicated and dynamic team but be able to work effectively in such an autonomous setting. They must also have very good interpersonal skills that will enable them to integrate effectively with the families and pupils they will live and work alongside of. 
Applicants for the posts will have up-to-date knowledge and experience across the primary range, and particularly within Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1. 

This is a unique opportunity to live overseas whilst working within an English school system.

We are seeking to recruit a Primary Travelling Teacher who:

  • is focused on helping children achieve high levels of progress in a happy and effective learning environment;
  • is a graduate with Qualified Teacher Status (primary) who has completed their induction and has at least 3 years' successful teaching experience;
  • is experienced across the primary age range;
  • can demonstrate a thorough recent knowledge of the 2014 English National Curriculum and the EYFS Statutory Framework;
  • is committed to differentiation and SEN inclusive practice;
  • can effectively monitor, assess, record and report on pupils’ progress; 
  • can work within and contribute to coaching and mentoring environment;
  • has good interpersonal skills but who is also self-motivated and capable of working effectively in an autonomous setting;
  • possesses solid IT skills;
  • is able to contribute to the development of extra curriculum opportunities;
  • has a sense of adventure.

The Package:

  • A stimulating and supportive working environment with enthusiastic children who are keen to learn
  • Basic starting salary up to £38,740 per annum
  • Eligibility for a 25% gratuity payable upon satisfactory completion of the contract
  • Favourable income tax rates
  • Airfare for the post holder at the beginning and end of contract and additional annual return flights contingent on the duration of the contract
  • Retained accommodation for daily rental rent


Applicants can download the job description and further information from this page.

Interviews will be held between Monday 11th and Thurs 21st March 2019 either at the Falkland Islands Government Office in London or by telephone/Skype.  More details about an interview task and opportunity to share video clips of teaching practice will be provided to shortlisted teachers.

School Website:  http://www.fig.gov.fk/ijs/

For more information please contact the Recruitment Officer, Human Resources Department, Cable Cottage, Stanley, Falkland Islands, FIQQ 1ZZ via E-mail: recruitment@sec.gov.fk  or by Telephoning: + 500 27420 identifying the post you are interested in.

Completed application forms should be returned to the Recruitment Officer using the above contacts details at Cable Cottage, Stanley, no later than noon on Friday 15th February 2019.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Infant Junior School and Camp Education, John Street, Stanley, FIQQ 1ZZ, Falkland Islands
Telephone: +500 27294
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The Falkland Islands are a unique and dramatically beautiful environment set in the South Atlantic Ocean. Great value is placed on education by Government, parents, students and the community as a whole. Primary and secondary education follows the E...