Teacher of Computer Science & Head of Information Technology (IT) Department, Pembroke, Bermuda

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The Bermuda High SchoolPembroke, Bermuda

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

BHS, an International Baccalaureate School based in Bermuda, is an all-girls school from the Early Years Programme to Year 11 and offers an IB co-ed programme in Years 12 and 13 (IB1 & IB2). The School offers the International Primary Curriculum, the English National Curriculum through Key Stage 1-3, the (I)GCSE curriculum in Years 10 and 11, and the IB Diploma and Courses in the final two years of the School. Students may also sit the SAT examinations in IB1/IB2.

At BHS we focus on the balanced learner, providing extensive opportunities for advancement in academics, the arts, athletics, STEAM, community service and leadership development. BHS promotes a student-centred approach to pedagogy and learning.

This opportunity comes at an exciting time for the school. In 2020, we are opening a new Innovation Centre that will support our work on developing a STEAM Infused Curriculum. We are looking for a creative and innovative Head of Department to lead the development of Computer Science, with some Informational Technology for the younger years, from Year 7 to GCSE/IGCSE and IB Diploma at Standard/Higher levels. A key aspect for the successful candidate will be to work on inter-disciplinary units where technology can enhance the solving of problems. This position requires an imaginative leader who can become a key member of this exciting whole school development. 

All applicants for the above positions should hold strong academic qualifications: a Bachelor’s degree in the teaching subject and teacher training certification. Proven success, formal training and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in teaching the subject would be a requirement for these vacancies. A willingness to contribute to the school’s extensive extracurricular programme is essential. Prospective teachers should also be comfortable with the use of technology in the classroom. All applicants must meet the requirements for the Bermuda Teachers’ License.

All applicants for these vacancies are asked to provide the following information: Post applied for, full name, date of birth and nationality, full details of Secondary and Higher Education with dates, full qualifications with dates, full details of teaching and other experience and three written professional references with their contact information. One of these references should be from a supervisor at the current place of employment.  The successful candidates for all positions will be expected to provide a recent Police background check and complete SCARS training in order to demonstrate that they may work in an organisation involving children.  BHS is an equal opportunity employer. 

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More about The Bermuda High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: 19 Richmond Road, Pembroke, HM 08, Bermuda.
Telephone: +1441 2956153