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Job details
Employer Kampala International School Uganda
Location Uganda
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts August 2017

KISU is an established and highly-regarded international school in Kampala, Uganda. We are CIS/NEASC accredited and an IB World School with over 500 students aged 2 to 18 years from 58 countries. We offer the National Curriculum for England, IGCSE’s and the IB Diploma Programme. We are blessed with great students, committed teachers and world-class facilities, located close to the centre of the city. The IBO recently praised our “learning environment based on understanding and respect”, while CIS commended our “purpose-built facility designed to support high quality teaching and learning”.

We are seeking a dynamic and inspirational leader for our primary school to continue and accelerate our drive for excellence. The successful candidate will be passionate about learning and teaching and committed to fostering an ethos in which teachers have the confidence to be innovative, reflective and collaborative in their approach to planning and facilitating truly engaging learning experiences for our children. Candidates should be able to clearly demonstrate how they have led and embedded successful change in a whole-school context. For a full person specification and role description please see our website ( ), but, in short, we are looking for an educational leader who can articulate a clear vision and inspire commitment from a talented team to make it happen; and above all we seek someone who will be unequivocally devoted to promoting the best interests of our children.

If you would relish the opportunity to work with great students and teachers in a school with undeniable forward momentum, then we would love to hear from you. Uganda is a very beautiful country with a reputation for economic and political stability and for welcoming visitors and Kampala makes an excellent base from which to explore the wonders of the region from the Mountain Gorillas of northern Uganda to the historic treasures of Zanzibar.

Applications should be emailed to: Please include:

  • CV, photograph and the contact details of three referees (including email contacts).
  • Your reflections on a lesson you observed recently covering:
    o Short summary of the context (class, class size, subject, topic, special needs, purpose etc)
    o Your observations regarding the learning objectives, pace and challenge, differentiation and assessment
    o What you perceived to be the overall strengths and areas for development
    o A summary of the feedback session

Applications should reach us by November 30th. Long-listed candidates will be interviewed by arrangement via Skype. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held in London in January (or possibly in Kampala should it be more convenient).

The successful candidate must be willing for us to undertake rigorous safeguarding checks.

About the employer

Information about Kampala International School Uganda
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 2 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Plot No 447 Block 213
Old Kira Road