Head of Faculty (Science)

North America, Cayman Islands

Cayman Prep & High School

Cayman Prep & High School

Cayman Prep and High School is a private, co-educational Christian school with over 970 students ranging from Kindergarten to Year 13 and offers a British-based international curriculum leading to IGCSE / GCSE and A-level qualifications. The school is renowned for providing a stimulating learning environment in which our students become critical, creative thinkers, responsible citizens and lifelong learners. This is evident in our consistent record of outstanding academic achievements, pastoral care and wide range of extra-curricular activities.

The High School invites applications from fully qualified, enthusiastic and experienced candidates to join our high-performing team in late August 2020 for the following positions:

HEAD OF FACULTY OF SCIENCE Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Marine Science are offered through the Cambridge International Examinations Board. The successful candidate will be an experienced Head of Science with significant leadership experience leading a successful and highly achieving faculty and a vision to further develop this thriving faculty. The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Science, together with an internationally recognised teaching qualification, such as a PGCE, Bachelor of Education or H.Dip.Ed in Science. He/She will teach Chemistry at Key Stage 4 and 5 Level. A minimum of four to five years’ recent experience in teaching Science subjects at Key Stages 3, 4 (GCSE) and 5 (A-Level) is desirable and a minimum of two to three years’ leadership experience, leading a high performing Science Faculty and two full-time science technicians

In addition to the requirements for all positions listed above, the successful candidate:

• Must be an excellent classroom practitioner with creative and innovative ideas, committed to achieving high academic standards and passionate about creating a stimulating and student-centred learning environment;

• Must have recent experience and up to date knowledge of the British National Curriculum especially regarding the CIE/WJEC syllabus to A-level and have a proven record of high achievement/value added results;

• Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and can differentiate learning to meet the learning needs of each student;

• Must have the ability to work collaboratively, while managing multiple priorities, setting and meeting appropriate targets, be solution driven and be a positive force of good at the school;

• Must have experience with SIMS and other ICT software;

• Must be willing to be involved in a wide range of school-related activities;

• Will be expected to fully adhere to and support the Christian ethos of the school.

Prior experience teaching and leading in a multicultural international school environment is an advantage.

Salary range for the positions listed above: CI$41,000 – CI$60,000 per annum commensurate with experience based on the School’s point salary scale. Other benefits include medical insurance and contribution to a pension plan and relocation allowance, including airfare.

Cayman Prep and High School is totally committed to safeguarding the welfare of our children and young people and expects the same commitment from all our employees. All successful candidates will be subject to enhanced pre-employment clearance including identity checks, criminal background checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps in employment and three satisfactory employment checks.

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