Key Stage 2 Teacher, Falkland Islands

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Mount Pleasant SchoolFalkland Islands

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale/UPS
Contract term: Permanent

Key Stage 2 Teacher
Mount Pleasant School
The Falkland Islands
Vacancy Number: 1552850

Are you looking for an opportunity of a life time?

We are seeking to appoint a Key Stage 2 Teacher to Mount Pleasant Primary School, Falkland Islands. Mount Pleasant School is a Key Part of the British Forces South Atlantic Islands Community and provides opportunities for teaching using the resources of this unique location.

At Mount Pleasant School, children are at the centre of every decision we make. We strive for the very best education possible for our pupils and endeavour to make our school a special place to learn and play. We offer an exciting enhanced curriculum which aims to promote an enthusiasm for learning as well as developing skills and knowledge in all subjects.  In addition to this, our school values are actively encouraged, not just within the curriculum but throughout the school day.  We aim for our pupils to develop respect, responsible attitudes and a confident approach in all that they do.

The successful candidate will:

  • Set high expectations and have proven experience of ensuring good progress and outcomes for pupils.
  • Have good subject and curriculum knowledge of KS2 curriculum.
  • Demonstrate proven experience of making accurate assessments that inform planning and enable pupils to improve.
  • Use experience of adapting teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils
  • Demonstrate how effective behaviour management that ensures a good and safe learning environment.
  • Be willing to make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school.

To apply you must register/log in to Civil Service Jobs (CSJ) to view this vacancy.  Guidance on how to register on CSJ can be found by visiting and clicking on ‘sign in/create an account’.  Once logged in, select the overseas option from the region box, click search, and a list of all overseas jobs will appear.

Applicants are required to submit an Application Form and Supporting Statement Form to demonstrate the criteria of the post advertised. The Supporting Statement form and an Application Information Pack can be found on CSJ.  Applications will not be considered which are submitted without a Supporting Statement Form or where the applicant indicates ‘not met’ against the eligibility criteria at competences one and two.

For clearance purposes MOD Schools require a minimum of 3 references, these must include your current/most recent employer working with students under the age of 18 years.  These references must cover 3 years employment history prior to the time of application. 

The deadline for applications is midnight on 18 September

Contact details:

For any issues regarding the online application process please e-mail  or call 0800 345 7772.

If you have any questions about the role or would like to discuss the post further, please contact Head Teacher Gary Margerison

For any other issues please email

This post requires an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS). Service Children’s Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment.

The MOD is an Equal Opportunities employer and seeks to reflect the diverse community it serves.

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More about Mount Pleasant School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 11 years
Address: MPC, BFPO 655, Falkland Islands
Telephone: +500 73328