Primary Travelling Teacher, Falkland Islands

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Stanley Infant & Junior SchoolFalkland Islands

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term

Falkland Islands Government - Education Department
Primary Travelling Teacher

A unique opportunity to live and work overseas, within an English school system.

Our well established Primary School is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, creative and experienced Primary Travelling Teacher to start September 2018.  The successful candidate will join a dedicated and dynamic team.  Applicants for the posts will have up-to-date knowledge and experience across the primary range, and particularly within Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1.  The successful candidate appointed to Travelling Teacher position will travel to different locations in the Falkland Islands, living with families and teaching pupils in their homes.

We are seeking to recruit a Primary Travelling Teacher who:

  • is focused on helping children achieve high levels of progress in a happy and effective learning environment
  • is a graduate with qualified teacher status (primary) who has completed their induction and has at least 3 years' successful teaching experience
  • is experienced across the primary age range
  • can demonstrate a thorough recent knowledge of the 2014 English National
    Curriculum and the EYFS Statutory Framework
  • is committed to differentiation and SEN inclusive practice
  • can effectively monitor, assess, record and report on pupils’ progress
  • can work within and contribute to coaching and mentoring environment
  • has good interpersonal skills and works well in teams
  • possesses secure IT skills
  • is able to contribute to the development of extra curriculum opportunities
  • has a sense of adventure

We will provide:

  • enthusiastic children who are keen to learn
  • a stimulating and supportive working environment
  • detailed information concerning the life in Falkland Islands
  • basic salary up to £37,980
  • low rates of income tax
  • 25% gratuity, payable at the end of the contract
  • airfares for post holder at the beginning and end of contract
  • fixed term (unaccompanied) contracts of 1 year in the first instance

Interested teachers can download the job description and further information from this page.

Interviews will be held between Monday 19th February and Wednesday 28th February 2018 either at the Falkland Islands Government Office in London or by telephone.  More details about an interview task and opportunity to share video clips of teaching practice will be provided to shortlisted teachers.

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For more information please contact the Recruitment Officer, Human Resources Department, Cable Cottage, Stanley, Falkland Islands, FIQQ 
E-mail: Tel: 00 500 27420 or Fax: 00 500 27212 stating the post you are interested in. 

Completed application forms should be returned to the Recruitment Officer using the above contacts details at Cable Cottage, Stanley, no later than noon on Friday 26th January 2018.

Job location

More about Stanley Infant & Junior School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: John Street, Stanley, Falkland Islands
Telephone: +500 27294
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The Falkland Islands are a unique and dramatically beautiful environment set in the South Atlantic Ocean. Great value is placed on education by Government, parents, students and the community as a whole. Primary and secondary education follows the E...