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Employer GEMS Cambridge International School - Kampala
Location Uganda
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
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Head of Science required to start in April 2017, but willing to wait until August 17 for suitable candidate

GEMS Cambridge International School, Kampala, Uganda
Are you an inspiring educator, passionate about engaging each and every student you teach to help reach his or her potential?

The GEMS Cambridge International School in Kampala is looking for such teachers who are suitably qualified/experienced to join our expanding school in Uganda. Our school offers the chance to work in an international setting by joining GEMS Africa, who have plans to expand its network of schools across the continent in the near future. This will provide further career opportunities and enhanced professional development.

The posts are available due to the rising numbers in the Secondary phase of the school and the introduction of boarding facilities in 2016.

The School

GEMS Cambridge International School, Kampala offers the National Curriculum for England and Cambridge IGCSE examinations with A Level introduced 2016/17. The school offers excellent facilities set in a modern campus in one of Kampala’s most prestigious new developments.
As well as being a great place to work, our school is situated on a beautiful site in view of Lake Victoria where the sun shines all year round and the rain provides a welcome interlude. Teachers in Kampala enjoy an excellent lifestyle as well as extensive travel opportunities within the Pearl of Africa and beyond.

The Post

Head of Science

  • We are looking for an outstanding teacher to join this school in what will be the third year of the school’s operation.
  • To be considered for this position you will be a qualified Secondary teacher, ideally with experience and a good knowledge and understanding of effective teaching of Science within the guidance of the National Curriculum for England.
  • Experience in delivering Cambridge IGCSE/A Level Biology.
  • Applications from single teachers or teaching couples are welcomed.
  • International teaching experience may be an advantage.

The post carries an excellent remuneration package to the successful candidate including competitive salary including Head of Department allowance, secure high quality furnished accommodation, visa costs, comprehensive medical insurance and annual flight allowance.

Application Process

If you meet these criteria, are enthusiastic about learning and teaching and have the drive and passion to get the most from our students, then we would very much welcome your application.

To apply

If you would like to apply for this position or if you have any questions, please send your updated CV, recent photo and supporting letter addressed to Mr Paul Ford or Karen Sherman at  or call +256 791480104.  Please state position applying for in subject line of email.
For VISA purposes please ensure that your application includes the following information: DOB, Nationality, Marital Status and Number of dependents

About the employer

 GEMS Cambridge International School is a private school in Kampala, Uganda. Kampala is Uganda’s capital and largest city, historically built upon seven hills. The school campus is located in the comfortable surrounds of Butabika, next to the Ro...

Information about GEMS Cambridge International School - Kampala
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Plot 102/104 Butabika Rd