Published: 16th March 2019 (8 days ago)
Whole School SENCO - Falkland Islands, August 2019
Curriculum: International Curriculum (US based)
Experience: Teachers must have 5+ years post qualification
Sponsorship: Single teachers preferred
Salary: Excellent tax free salary and benefits
Contract: One year renewable
School Ethos/Vision: This community school aims to develop well-balanced young adults, who enjoy and thrive on education and use education as a tool to leader happy and fulfilling lives. Students receive tailored education to encourage deep understand and support to ensure success is achieved. This school has approximately 160 students and follows the English National curriculum in Keystage 3 and 4, catering for students up to the age of 16. The school itself is housed in modern, well-resourced facilities which include a library and leisure centre. All classrooms are equipped with ICT and interactive whiteboards. This is a short term contract to cover a current employee's absence through illness.
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 English National Curriculum, from Early Years Foundation Stage to the end of Key Stage 4 (including SATs and GCSEs). The curriculum is enhanced to take advantage of the locality. Unique wildlife, negligible pollution, low crime rates, the absence of traffic jams, a varied social calendar and the close proximity of South America and Antarctica characterise this community.
Requirements: You should have a Bachelor's degree and teacher certification preferably from UK. Teachers should have at least 5 years post qualifying teaching experience and will ideally have experience with EAL students.
Package: Salary of £37,980 (pro-rata) with 26% tax (for 5 years experience). Single accommodation, start and end of contract flights and medical insurance are all provided.