English Teacher, Falkland Islands

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Falkland Islands Community School (FICS)Falkland Islands

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term

The Post

Our well established and fully inclusive Secondary School is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, creative and experienced English Teacher to start in September 2019. The successful applicant will join a well-equipped and resourced department with a supportive staff team, small class sizes and students who are keen to learn. This is a unique opportunity to live overseas whilst working within an English school system.

We are seeking to recruit an English Teacher who:

  • is a graduate teacher with Qualified Teacher Status, (recognisable in UK) who has completed the statutory induction year as an NQT and has 2 or more years’ post NQT experience teaching English at a ‘good’ or better standard;
  • is focussed on teaching and learning, helping students achieve high levels of progress in a positive and effective learning environment;
  • is able to efficiently manage support staff (technicians, LSA etc) to ensure the smooth running of the department and students receive the support they require.  

The Package:

  • A stimulating and supportive working environment with a small but dedicated team
  • 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
  • Airfares for the post holder and recognised dependants at the beginning and end of contract, and additional annual return flights contingent on the duration of the contract
  • A relocation grant
  • Accommodation to rent
  • Free education locally for dependent children to GCSE level
  • A TLR may be available to candidates who demonstrate the ability take on extra cross curriculum responsibilities
  • A unique and beautiful environment to live and work

How to Apply

For more information and to apply online to join our team in a unique and breath-taking location, with penguins, dolphins and the wilderness just next door to your office, please visit our new recruitment website: www.jobs.gov.fk.

Applications close at 20.00 UK time on 28th April 2019 with interviews to be held the week commencing 29 April 2019 via telephone or Skype.  More details about an interview task and opportunity to share video clips of teaching practice will be provided to shortlisted teachers.

If you have any questions about working for the Falkland Islands Government or would like further information about applying, you can find contact details at the above link.

School Website:  https://falklandics.schoolzineplus.com

Job location

More about Falkland Islands Community School (FICS)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Reservoir Road, Stanley, FIQQ 1ZZ, Falkland Islands.
Telephone: +500 27147
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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 ...