Early Childhood / Key Stage 1 Teacher, Seychelles

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Vijay International SchoolSeychelles
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic Early Childhood / Key Stage 1 teachers to commence teaching in September 2018. He / she would be expected to deliver the full curriculum to their designated class, with the exception of French and Physical Education, for which we have specialist teachers. There is also a management opportunity available for the right candidate to lead the EC and KS1 section.

The Vijay International School, Praslin is a not-for-profit school owned by an association of parents who have their children enrolled at the school. The school offers educational programmes to children aged 3 years to 18 years, with Year 11 students taking IGCSE and Year 12 and 13 taking A-Level examinations with CIE (Cambridge International Examinations). We are a fully accredited CIE centre.

We believe in challenging students to achieve their absolute best. We aim to give them a good grounding in literacy and numeracy whilst not forgetting that the other subjects in the curriculum are essential to effective progress and development. Students in Years 1 - 6 follow the National Curriculum for England and Wales with Early Childhood following the Early Years Framework. Year groups 7 - 9 follow the Cambridge International Curriculum which paves the way for the IGCSE and then A-Level years.

We pride ourselves on personalising our delivery and making sure that all students are happy and have their individual needs met. We have a strong Special Educational Needs department which identifies, assesses and responds to a student's individual requirements.

Our school motto is 'You are not born for yourself but for the world'. Praslin is a small island with a population of just over 6000 people. We feel that it is essential that our students acquire a global perspective and are aware of the different lifestyles and circumstances which exist in other countries.

We invite applications from candidates who hold a degree in Education or another degree and a post-graduate teacher qualification, or who have gained QTS through an alternative route whilst maintaining a specialism in primary education. Applications from flexible KS2 specialists or those with KS1 / EC experience would be welcomed. A minimum of 2 years teaching experience is required and experience of the UK curriculum is essential. Candidates should have a proven track record of delivering high quality teaching and learning to students across the ability range. Previous experience with EAL students would be beneficial. The right candidate will be able to deliver an engaging curriculum, create a secure and stimulating learning environment and motivate children to succeed.

We offer:

  • The opportunity to join our outstanding team of international teachers
  • Enthusiastic and hard working students
  • Supportive parents
  • A hard-working and supportive Board of Governors, elected from and by the parent body
  • An initial 2 year contract, renewable by mutual consent thereafter for 1 or 2 years
  • Good quality private sector housing
  • Medical cover
  • Outward flight at the start of the contract and return flight at the end
  • In addition to his/her flight allocation, a teacher is allowed 50kgs of personal effects and 50kgs of professional materials.
  • In order to receive an application pack with details of how to apply, and further information about living and working in Seychelles please email recruitment@visp-sey.com. Please indicate in your email whether you are interested in the possibility of the management of KS1/EC post.

    The deadline for applications is Friday 26th January.

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    More about Vijay International School
    Address: Baie Ste Anne, Praslin, Seychelles
    Telephone: +248 423 6116