Secondary School Deputy Principal, Falkland Islands

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Falkland Islands GovernmentFalkland Islands

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term

Falkland Islands Government - Education Department

Secondary School Deputy Principal

Job summary

Secondary School Deputy Principal
Dates: Applications by Thursday 13th February 2020; job begins in September 2020
Salary: Competitive
Location:  Falkland Islands Community School, Falkland Islands
Contract type: Full Time
Contract term:  2 to 4 years, with option to renew

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

Our well established and fully inclusive Secondary School is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, creative and experienced Deputy Principal to start in September 2020. The successful applicant will join a well-resourced school with a supportive staff team, small class sizes and students who are keen to learn.

We are seeking to recruit a Deputy Principal who:

  • is a graduate teacher with Qualified Teacher Status (recognisable in UK) who has completed the statutory induction year as an NQT and has 8 or more years’ experience teaching
  • is an excellent classroom practitioner who can model excellent practice.
  • at least 3 years school leadership and management experience in a whole school context and a proven record of school improvement
  • is able to lead and efficiently manage staff to ensure that the quality of education; behaviour and attitudes; personal development; leadership and management at the Falkland Islands’ Community School is improving.  

 

We will provide:

  • enthusiastic students who are keen to learn
  • a stimulating and supportive working environment with a small but dedicated team
  • salary £45,025 (Grade B) plus 25% gratuity for successful completion of contract
  • favourable income tax rates
  • a unique and beautiful environment to live and work
  • airfares for the post holder and dependants at the beginning and end of contract, as well as airfares for return flights after every full year of the contract
  • a relocation grant
  • accommodation to rent
  • free education locally for dependent children to GCSE level and possible allowance for overseas studies thereafter
  • fixed term contracts of 2 to 4 years in the first instance

 

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

Interviews will be held between Thurs 27 February and Friday 6 March 2020 either at the Falkland Islands Government Office in London or by telephone/Skype.  More details about an interview task will be provided to shortlisted applicants.

School Website:  https://www.secondary.ac.fk

For more information please contact the Recruitment Officer, Human Resources Department, Cable Cottage, Stanley, Falkland Islands, FIQQ 1ZZ  E-mail: recruitment@sec.gov.fk  or Tel: 00 500 27421. 

Completed application forms should be returned to the Recruitment Officer using the above contact details at Cable Cottage, Stanley, no later than noon on Thursday 13th February 2020.



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The Falkland Islands Community School is a fully inclusive comprehensive school which caters for boys and girls of all abilities between the ages of 11 and 16 as well as providing a resource for the community as a whole.  In addition to general ...