Secondary School Science Teacher, Kampala

Last update 2024-07-22
Expires 2024-08-22
ID #2205161858
Secondary School Science Teacher, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified June 25, 2024


Heritage International School is recruiting for a Science Secondary Teacher to join our outstanding faculty of teachers for the upcoming school year starting in August 2024. The ideal candidate will have both a passion for scientific inquiry and practice, as well as theability to develop engaging and innovative lessons which allow our students to grow academically, socially and spiritually.

Personal Qualities Modeling and Leadership Model a personal commitment to Christ and Bible-based Christian living Maintain personal devotional and prayer life Member of a Christian Church, either locally or abroad Professional Responsibilities General Duties As a Classroom Teacher, to: Provide outstanding instruction in the Sciences.

Implement the scope and sequence of curriculum for teaching your core secondary class in order to ensure effectiveness of the curriculum Use instructional strategies that fully support the curriculum and mission of the school Use knowledge learned about a particular core subject.

Take responsibility of the progress of your class of students Actively promote equality of opportunity within an inclusive and diverse classroom Maintain an attractive, dynamic and emotionally safe learning environment Work to inspire in all children a desire for success and a passion for learning Deliver learning to meet the needs of all groups of learners including those with additional needs Manage behaviour with consistency and fairness in line with our school Behaviour Policy, to ensure a safe, ordered atmosphere for all Prepare pupils for qualifications and external examinations such as the SATEffect regular and efficient formative assessment to inform planning and learning; using data to identify gaps in learning, to inform teaching and, therefore, to maximise students’ progress Be a proactive member of the departmental team, taking the lead in curriculum or pastoral strengths to inform and monitor curriculum content, standards and resources Show a willingness to be involved in the extra-curricular life of the school Foster and maintain an efficient and productive relationship between home and school.

Undertake any tasks as reasonably required by the Secondary Principal.

Teaching and Learning Demonstrate consistently outstanding teaching skills, managing students and maintaining high standards of behaviour and creating a calm, purposeful learning environment Take initiative in becoming familiar with all aspects of the curriculum in Secondary that differ from previous experience or training Take responsibility for all administrative tasks associated with the role of Secondary teacher Work with Secondary team in the development and delivery of a creative and stimulating curriculum Work with the Secondary team in the development and maintenance of a stimulating teaching environment that ensures optimum use of time, space and facilities Work with the Secondary team to ensure that the requirements of the curriculum are met, including arrangements for assessment and moderation Be an active member of Secondary team meetings and take a role in developing and implementing policies, initiatives, discussing samples of work, assessment and record keeping, moderation, etc.

Professional Qualifications Possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Science Experience in an International School, or international training at the minimum Show evidence of recent professional growth Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of child development, program evaluation, and research related to AP learning Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing Demonstrate the ability to use technology for word processing, data management and telecommunications Demonstrate a life congruent with our Statement of Faith of Heritage International School Previous travel and related experience preferred.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Secondary school science teacher

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