Primary Class Teacher, Uganda

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Rainbow International School UgandaUganda

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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Rainbow International School is a coeducational 2 – 18 years day and boarding school in Kampala, Uganda. As the most established, reputable and largest International school in the country, we deliver the EYFS and IPC curricula in the Primary section, English National curriculum at Key Stage 3 and Cambridge/ Edexcel IGCSE and Advanced Level in Key Stages 4 and 5. We are currently in our second year of delivering BTEC Extended Diploma awards for a cohort of students in our sixth form.

The School:

We are an inclusive school, and are passionate about educating the ‘whole child’, and nurturing talents in a variety of subject areas. Currently there are over 600 students on roll. Rainbow students are highly academic and our examination results are outstanding. We place an important emphasis not only on academics, but also in sports, performing arts and extracurricular. Our sixth form leavers gain entry into the top Universities around the world, the Russel Group and Ivy League among them. Rainbow is a first class learning institution and a busy community.

Situated on the edge of Lake Victoria, in the Kansanga / Ggaba area of Kampala, the school boasts an 11 acre green campus with purpose built classrooms, dedicated computing suites, science laboratories, sports pitches, two undercover courts, 25 meter swimming pool and club, outdoor tennis court and cricket net.

In May 2018 we went through the COBIS Patron’s Accreditation, a quality assurance programme for British international schools of quality. If you would like to work in a busy, vibrant and multicultural school in a beautiful country that was recently voted as the friendliest country for expats to live in ( and have a sense of adventure, then I look forward to your application.

If you would like an informal discussion prior to applying about the role, school and Uganda, our Principal will be more than happy to do so, please contact: alternatively please visit the school website

The Post:

We are seeking a dynamic, motivated an outstanding classroom practitioner to join our primary section. The successful applicant will be expected to teach the International Primary Curriculum to either a Key Stage 1 or 2 class.

  •  A track record of excellence as a primary classroom teacher
  • Ability and experience of teaching the I.P.C is an advantage
  • Experience of working within effective teams and being an effective team player
  • Willingness to play an active role in the wider school life and after school enrichment programme


  • Bachelors degree / BEd / PGCE

The package:

  • Happy and motivated students in a welcoming and friendly environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Free furnished accommodation
  • Medical insurance
  • Flights and baggage allowance at the beginning and end of contract
  • Two year initial contract

How to Apply

Please apply with a detailed CV and application letter of no more than two sides typed. Please include the names and contact details of three referees (2 professional and 1 character), one must be your current Headteacher / Principal. All applications should be addressed to the Principal and submitted to the following address before the closing date:

Closing date: 22 April 2019

Rainbow International School Uganda is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Successful candidates will be asked for a valid ICPC/DBS check, or the equivalent police certificate of good conduct from the country of current employment.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer (EOE)

More about Rainbow International School Uganda
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: Tyaba Zone, Nanganda-Lukuli, Makindye Division, Kampala, Uganda. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +256 312 266696
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