Key Stage Leader, Uganda

Closing date:Expiring soon

GEMS Cambridge International School - KampalaUganda

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: An excellent remuneration package is on offer to successful candidates including a competitive salary, comprehensive medical insurance and an annual flight allowance.
Contract term: Fixed Term

When you become a teacher in a GEMS school you join an international education company with a global network of International schools and over fifty years of education experience. GEMS Education is the leading Kindergarten to Year 13 operator in the world, educating over 110,000 children from 151 different nationalities. Teachers at GEMS schools access our world famous global teacher network, helping to secure the recruitment and retention of our best staff while ensuring the strongest possible academic outcomes for our students. To find out more about GEMS Education visit: and

The School

Now in its 6th year of operation, GEMS Cambridge International School, Kampala, offers the National Curriculum for England through the Cambridge Primary and Secondary programmes, including the IGCSE and Advanced Level examinations as well as EdExcel BTEC vocational qualifications. It is a co-educational school for students from pre-Foundation Stage to Year 13.

The school, located in the very pleasant lakeside residential area of Luzira; a suburb of the bustling city of Kampala, boasts a spacious, state-of-the-art campus with well-equipped teaching facilities incorporating a roof top auditorium, Apple suite, Drama studio, science and computer labs, as well as extensive sports facilities, including a running track, full size football pitch, indoor sports hall, basketball court and an 8 lane heated swimming pool. The school also boasts two purpose built Boarding Houses.

Job Opportunity

As the school grows we are seeking dynamic and experienced Key Stage leaders who are outstanding practitioners in the classroom. We want teachers who are willing and adept at personalising learning for every student; who believe passionately in the education of the whole child and therefore fully embrace the GEMS core values that characterise our school.  You will be required to fully contribute to, and lead where appropriate, our extensive extra-curricular programme.

Key Qualifications, Experience and Skills required:

  • Education/Teaching degree OR degree and teaching qualification/license is essential
  • A proven track record in securing the highest possible educational outcomes for your students
  • The ability/experience to teach a subject at  IGCSE/A Level and/or BTEC L23
  • A wholehearted commitment to supporting the enrichment of school life beyond the classroom.


An excellent remuneration package is on offer to successful candidates including a competitive salary, comprehensive medical insurance and an annual flight allowance.

If you are enthusiastic about teaching and learning; would enjoy the challenge of working in East Africa and have the drive and passion to get the best out of each and every one of our students, then we would very much welcome your application.

Application Process

If you meet this criteria, please email your CV, letter of application and a recent photograph stating the subject line when applying to:

The closing date is Friday 22nd February 2019.

Interviews will be held in the last week of February.

Job location

More about GEMS Cambridge International School - Kampala
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Plot 102/104 Butabika Rd, Luzira, Kampala, Uganda
Telephone: +256 755 177 982
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 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...