Early Years Teacher, Kampala, Uganda

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Ambrosoli International SchoolKampala, Uganda

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Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Well qualified and experienced Early Years Teachers 

Ambrosoli International School, Kampala, Uganda

Well qualified and experienced Early Years Teachers 

Ambrosoli International School, Kampala, Uganda

Vision : Empowering pupils to become confident, compassionate and internationally minded learners.

We seek to appoint Early Years Teachers (3-5 Years) for an August 2020 start. Early Years Class teachers at Ambrosoli International School deliver a child-centred, enquiry based learning program which is focussed on a play-based approach. 

Ambrosoli offers high-quality teaching focused on strengthening the learning and achievement of all pupils, while ensuring high standards of pastoral care and the effective use of resources. If you are a dynamic, flexible and ambitious professional with a passion for and a real commitment to a holistic education, then this could be the school for you.

Ambrosoli International School is one of the leading primary international schools in Uganda offering the EYFS, English National Curriculum and International Primary Curriculum (IPC) to students in Early Years and Primary. Our vision of ‘Empowering pupils to become confident, compassionate and internationally minded learners’ perfectly captures the ethos of this unique “boutique” school, where students thrive in a nurturing yet challenging environment, able to achieve the best possible educational outcomes and to flourish as individuals during the experience.Ambrosoli is proud of its diverse population of students and teachers and a strong sense of community and support from its Board of Governors, and its Ugandan and international families.

Ambrosoli is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS), IPC and is a member of the Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA) offering opportunities for professional growth. 

Ambrosoli is located in a quiet residential neighborhood in Kampala.

The role:

Ambrosoli International School seeks exceptional, well qualified and experienced early years teachers to join our team in August 2020. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate a dynamic and creative approach to teaching and have the necessary skills and vision to enhance learning and teaching in the school. Ambrosoli is an inclusive school with a high proportion of EAL learners , therefore, candidates should also illustrate a capacity to help all of our students to achieve their best.  A willingness to contribute to the thriving extra-curricular life of the school is also required.

Management positions may be available for well qualified and experienced teachers.

Person specification:  

graduate with qualified teacher status ( or early childhood equivalent)

enthusiastic and innovative teacher with a genuine passion for teaching, who can motivate and inspire students using a variety of strategies;

works as a member of a team in a collaborative manner;

understands inquiry and play based approaches to learning;

committed to contributing to a holistic approach to education

is enthusiastic about opportunities to be involved in the extra curricula life of the school

promotes an enjoyable, well organised and inspiring learning environment

reflective and continually strives to improve 

confident in sharing classroom practice, educational theories and ideas with their peers

Preferable:

experience of teaching the EYFS

2 years experience of working at an international school

We will provide:-

A salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and the cost of living in Uganda

An initial 2 year contract

Standard benefits for international teachers including medical insurance ( details available for short listed candidates) 

A professionally stimulating and supportive working environment 

The opportunity to live and work in a culturally diverse community 

Application process - please complete the online form. In addition please send a letter of application,  addressed to Amanda Dickson ( Head of School),  to recruitment@ambrosolischool.com. Your letter is an opportunity for you to tell us about you as a creative and dynamic teacher  and should include your ideas and thoughts about educating young people in the 21st Century. 

Short listed candidates will be contacted by the Head of School in early January and Skype / face to face interviews arranged ( depending on the applicants current location) shortly thereafter. 

Ambrosoli International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be prepared to undergo stringent child protection screening including references and checks with current and past employers and enhanced DBS and local / international police checks.



More about Ambrosoli International School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Main School Site, Plot 10/12 Binayomba Street, (Off Luthuli Ave), P.O Box 10546, Bugolobi, Kampala, Uganda. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +256 414 220 416
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