Subject Leader: Mathematics

Organisation
St. Ignatius Catholic School
Reference
VAC-36040
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Education & Training
Location
Cayman Islands
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
13/10/2020
Expiry Date
23/11/2020
We invite applications from fully qualified and suitably experienced teachers to start in January 2021 for the position Subject Leader: Mathematics.

 

St. Ignatius Catholic School is a private co-educational school with approximately 697 pupils ranging from Nursery to Advanced Level. The school is recognised for its academic rigour, its excellent discipline and its caring and supportive Christian ethos. It follows the English National Curriculum to I/GCSE with many students progressing to our A-Level programme.

 

All candidates are expected to:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or equivalent from an accredited university, and a PGCE, QTS or other internationally recognised teaching qualification.
  • Have at least 5 years of teaching experience across Key Stages 3 – 5, with evidence of successful examination results at I/GCSE and A Level Mathematics.
  • Be familiar with and have experience teaching the Cambridge International Syllabus would be a distinct advantage.
  • Have leadership experience within a successful Mathematics department.
  • Have an informed vision for the development of the subject in terms of improving teaching, learning and the use of assessment, curriculum development and raising standards of academic achievement across all key stages.
  • Have a secure knowledge and understanding of excellent practice in teaching, learning and the effective use of assessment to improve learning.
  • Be able to use data effectively to monitor students’ academic progress in relation to expectations and targets.
  • Be able to demonstrate the impact of teaching on the progress of individual groups and cohorts of children.
  • Have experience of teaching an additional subject is preferred, therefore applicants should include such information within the application.
  • Be committed to continuing professional development.
  • Be committed to Christ-centered values and beliefs.
  • Model excellent practice in the classroom; preferably externally verified.
  • Be proficient in using Microsoft Office/Office 365 products. Experience with SIMS would be an advantage.
  • Have excellent knowledge of Safeguarding and Child Protection good practice with recent, relevant training.
  • Be an excellent team player committed to the Catholic ethos, values and aims of the school, and be committed to the holistic education of children.

Candidates should refer to the Person Specification and the Job Description, which can be found on our website www.st-ignatius.com, before applying.

 

Salary range is 49,056.00 - CI$64,400.00 per annum (Tax-Free) commensurate with qualifications and experience based on the school’s salary scale. Other benefits include medical insurance, contribution to a pension plan, relocation allowance (including airfare) and end of final contract repatriation allowance. The school also offers one free school place for the child of an employee.

 

Contracts are for two years initially and may be extended by mutual agreement.

 

St. Ignatius Catholic School is required under Law and in accordance with the Archdiocese of Detroit to check the background of all employees. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Decisions to appoint will be subject to consideration of an enhanced criminal background check, qualifications check and three satisfactory references.

 

Interested applicants must complete and submit the application form, which can be found on our website, and send it to general@st-ignatius.com and peter.embleton@st-ignatius.com, along with copies of their latest enhanced criminal background check and professional qualifications. We will not accept any other form of application. Interviews will be conducted over Skype.

 

Deadline for receipt of applications: October 23rd, 2020.

 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

 

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