Teacher of Geography, Muscat

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Knowledge-Gate International School (KGIS)Muscat

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

APPOINTMENT FOR SEPTEMBER 2020

Knowledge Gate International School
 Knowledge Gate International School (KGIS) is committed to offering a premium quality global education to both expatriate and local students in the Sultanate of Oman.  We are a non-selective co-educational, independent Nursery to Year 13 school.   We follow the Cambridge International Curriculum, which is based on the National Curriculum for England, with some adaptations to the local context.  In the Secondary Phase we offer IGCSE, A Level and Omani Bilingual Diploma pathways.  We are a truly international school, and our students and staff come from a variety of backgrounds.  We have a student population of 700 and our students are an absolute joy to teach.

KGIS is a proud member of Inspired (https://inspirededu.com).  At Inspired, we believe that the overall educational experience instils the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and values that students will carry with them for life.  An Inspired education extends beyond the confines of traditional academia to tuition in life and public speaking, study methods and time management.  We firmly believe it is vital that our students are adequately equipped to meet life's challenges in a globally competitive world.

Teaching Environment
 As an international school located in Muscat, we believe in equipping our students with the confidence and skills to believe that they are capable of excellence, for this is exactly what they go on to achieve.  Our firm belief in the unlimited potential of every child is reflected in our unwavering commitment to secure outstanding outcomes for every student.  All set within a culture and ethos that fosters mutual respect, shared values, cooperation and tolerance, and guided by highly nurturing pastoral care.

Teacher of Geography
 We are in an exciting time of growth and development at KGIS and are seeking an outstanding, energetic, inspirational teacher who is passionate about their students.  Candidates must be team players and must be committed to achieving high levels of learning.

We are looking for reflective practitioners who have:

  • Enhanced disclosure from the DBS or equivalent, and who are committed to the welfare of all children
  • A degree and PGCE or B.Ed or the equivalent, with a minimum of three years post-qualification teaching experience.  The degree must be in the subject taught or a closely related subject
  • Experience delivering GCSE and A Level
  • Confidence with the use of ICT in teaching
  • High expectations and aspirations for all students
  • A commitment to the overall development of young people
  • An open-minded approach to their work, are willing to learn and develop
  • A demonstrable love for what they do and a proven track record

Previous teaching experience in a high-performing international school is an advantage.  

To be considered for this position you will need to meet our qualification and experience requirements.

In return we offer an attractive expatriate remuneration package including a competitive tax-free salary, housing allowance, health insurance, annual flight and relocation assistance.

APPLICATION PROCESS
  Knowledge Gate International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants will undergo rigorous child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS check.  

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter (maximum. 2 sides A4) outlining your suitability for this post to:  lstanley@kgis-edu.com.  

We request references for all candidates that we invite to interview.

For non-local candidates initial interviews for this post will take place via Skype.

Closing date:  19 February 2020.  As a school we reserve the right to make an earlier appointment and candidates are asked to make early applications.

If you would like to find out more about our school, please visit:  www.kgis.edu.om 

Knowledge Gate International School
    PO Box 1656, PC111
    Al Hail, Maarifa Road, Way 2947
    Sultanate of Oman

Tel:  +968 2453 3654



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Maarifa Road, Way 2947, Al Hail, Muscat 111, Oman. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +968 24 53 36 54
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