Teacher of Biology, Abuja, Nigeria

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The Regent Secondary School AbujaAbuja, Nigeria

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Start date: For immediate appointment & 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

The Regent Secondary School, Abuja, is a leading day and boarding school in the Federal Capital of Nigeria. Educating 360 students aged between 11 and 16, the school is part of the Regent family of schools also comprising a large primary school and a Sixth Form college, each on its own campus and with its own Principal.

The Regent Secondary School occupies a large and pleasant site near the centre of the city. Buildings are purpose-built, modern and very well equipped with facilities for a wide range of co-curricular activities. The school follows the National Curriculum of England and Wales in Key Stage 3 leading to Cambridge IGCSE (CIE) in Key Stage 4.  Our students are pleasant and well-motivated and academic standards are high, not least in terms of IGCSE results. Approximately one third of the students are full boarders.

The school sets out to educate students to be rounded individuals with a broad range of co-curricular interests, willing to move outside their comfort zone with a positive outlook on life and strong moral values. There is a keen sporting tradition in the school as well as considerable emphasis on music and drama for which the school has an enviable reputation. The school community is happy and vibrant and based on the principles of Respect, Responsibility and Resourcefulness.

 For immediate appointment & 2019 we seek to appoint an able and committed teacher of Science, to teach General Science in Key Stage 3 and Biology in Key Stage 4. The successful candidate will be an experienced and imaginative practitioner who is fully up to date with current UK practice to include Assessment for Learning and the use of technology in the classroom, an area in which the school is placing increasing emphasis. Our science department is well equipped with excellent laboratory facilities. A willingness to participate fully in the wider life of the school is expected, to include involvement in co-curricular activity and the pastoral care of students. This post arises as the result of continued expansion of the school.

Our employment package is extensive and includes a modern fully furnished apartment on campus with utilities provided, health care, an annual return flight and a generous salary with tax pre-paid. 

Interested candidates are asked to submit an updated CV and application letter outlining the ways in which they believe that their experience to date has prepared them for this role. The CV must include the names and full contact details of three referees, one of whom must be the candidate’s current headteacher. Applications should be sent to recruitmentrss18@regentschoolabuja.com  no later than Friday 16th November 2018.

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More about The Regent Secondary School Abuja
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Plot 858, Mabushi District, Abuja, Nigeria
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