Teacher of English

Salary:
Salary range is CI$52,500 to CI$63,000 per annum (Tax Free) commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Job type:
Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date:
August 2024
Apply by:
9 April 2024

St. Ignatius is a private co-educational Catholic School owned and operated by St. Ignatius Catholic Church as an Apostolic Ministry. It has over 700 students and almost 100 staff comprising many different nationalities, ethnicities, beliefs, and circumstances. Following the English National Curriculum from Nursery to Year 13, the school is well known for its outstanding academic excellence and strong Christian values, characterized by mutual respect, generosity, and service.

 

The school is seeking to employ a fully qualified and suitably experienced Teacher of English to join an excellent and motivated team. The start date is August 2024.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • A recognised degree in English Literature or equivalent from an accredited university, and a PGCE, QTS or other internationally recognised teaching qualification.
  • At least three years of teaching experience across Key Stages 3 – 5, with evidence of successful examination results at I/GCSE and A-Level in recent years. Experience in teaching Cambridge International IGCSE and A-Level would be a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in teaching an additional subject is preferred, though not essential, therefore applicants should include such information within the application.
  • Model excellent practice in the classroom; preferably externally verified.
  • Secure knowledge and understanding of excellent practice in teaching, learning and the effective use of assessment to improve learning, and be able to use data effectively.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the impact of teaching on the progress of individual groups and cohorts of children.
  • Committed to continuing professional development.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office/Office 365 products. Experience with SIMS would be an advantage.
  • 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.

Duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Providing pastoral, academic, and behavioural support for children per school policies and procedures.
  • Keeping good records of the progress of the children in the class/group and being able to use the formal assessment processes of the school, both for formative and summative purposes.
  • Providing communication to parents including the writing of formal reports, and meeting with parents regarding their child’s progress.
  • Meeting with parents, staff, and children to provide support with Individual Education Planning and Learning plan support, where required.
  • Supporting parents with referrals to outside agencies, where required.
  • Leading and/or being involved in a wide range of school-related extra-curricular activities.

 

Salary and Benefits:

  • CI$52,500 to CI$63,000 per annum, tax-free, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental and vision insurance coverage for employees.
  • Statutory pension contributions.
  • Airfare at the beginning and end of the contract.
  • One free school place for a child of an employee.

 

How to apply:

Submit your CV and a cover letter to SICS@edvectus.com.

All applications will be processed by Edvectus.

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