The Early Years section of the College, with 500 students aged 3 to 7, is seeking a dynamic and innovative Senior Leader to design and implement the curriculum for our Early Years section to meet the needs of our students in the 21st Century. The role will include the promotion of a broad and balanced learning journey form Nursery to the end of Primary one. The Assistant Head (Curriculum) will be instrumental in the creation of schemes of work to ensure quality, coverage, coherence and articulation. The successful candidate will be well versed in the learning through play approach and be experienced in leading the Early Years Foundation Stage and/or core curriculum (ages 5-7). The College has its own internationally competitive 12 point salary scale for foreign teachers ranging from US$55,218 to US$93,669 per annum, excluding allowances for posts of responsibility.
A member of the Latin American Heads’ Conference (LAHC), International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) and the Round Square Organisation, Markham College, Lima, is one of the leading independent schools in South America. Markham College is a not for profit organisation governed by a Board of Governors.
With over 2200 pupils (3-18) and 340 staff across two campuses, the College has recently opened a new Nursery, a state-of-the-art Science Centre and world-class facilities for Visual and Performing Arts. The Mathematics and Physical Education departments have also recently been refurbished.
Academic results at both IGCSE and IB level are amongst the best internationally. The Public Examination results are outstanding and are available to view on the College’s website. Markham students have been recognised by the Cambridge International Examinations Board for achieving the highest marks in the world in Co-ordinated Science, Computer Studies, Geography, History, Spanish Literature, Physical Education and Food and Nutrition. The majority of students take up places at leading universities in Peru and around the world including Stanford, Princeton, Columbia, Cambridge, Imperial College, University College London and The London School of Economics. Over the past two years four students have secured Oxbridge offers.
Working in tandem with Nottingham University in the UK, the College also offers colleagues the opportunity to participate in the Markham Initial Teacher Training Programme (MITT Programme). This innovative one year programme includes a week of induction with Markham College staff and members of the Faculty of Education at Nottingham University and offers local and international teachers an in-house programme of study, on-going training and mentoring leading ultimately to the award of the PGCEi for successful trainees.
Applications with a covering letter addressed to Mrs. Julie Wickham, Head of Early Years, and a CV of no more than two pages should be uploaded to the College’s application system (https://jobs.markham.edu.pe) by Monday 25th September 2017.
Information about the College can be found at www.markham.edu.pe.