Banda Kenya International School Jobs - Teacher of Science Vacancies

Banda Kenya International School Jobs - Teacher of Science Vacancies


Each academic department is led by a Head of Department, who is responsible for the syllabus and
the overseeing of teaching in that subject.

Subject teachers are sometimes involved in one or more departments and their role is to provide
specialist subject teaching from Years 5 to Year 8.

Main Duties:

  • To take responsibility for planning and implementing appropriate work programmes for all pupils in the designated class, within the framework of school policies.
  • To support and drive the ethos, aims and values of the school
  • To maintain and use assessment records and report on pupils’ progress to staff, and to parents
    and carers, in accordance with school policy.

    Responsibilities:

  • To plan work for the class in accordance with national and curriculum policies and in co-operation with Heads of Department, to ensure that the pupils experience a broad, balanced,
    relevant and stimulating curriculum relevant to the age group being taught.
  • To liaise with the Head of Department and other members of the department concerning
    curriculum, schemes of work, teaching methods etc. to provide continuity and uniformity within the department.
  • To follow and implement school policies and procedures.
  • To ensure that the learning experience matches the individual needs of the pupils in your class
    – giving each child an opportunity to achieve to the best of his/her capability.
  • To evaluate your teaching and use this evaluation to improve and develop teaching strategies.
  • To make appropriate educational provision for pupils with learning difficulties and for those
    children with EAL, with support from The Banda’s Learning Support Department.
  • To create a secure, happy and stimulating environment, maintaining the highest standards of
    organisation and discipline.
  • To provide well-planned, creative and engaging learning experiences for pupils.
  • To maintain a high standard of display and a stimulating environment, in the classroom and in
    other areas of the school.
  • To liaise with parents concerning pupils' academic progress and attend Parents' Meetings to
    discuss the academic progress of pupils.
  • To write detailed reports on each pupil when required.
  • To perform duties, as requested by the Headmistress, for supervising the pupils outside the classroom e.g. Lunch/break.
  • To cover for any colleague who cannot attend school for any reason and to provide cover
    work for colleagues when absent from school.
  • To provide the Director Teaching and Learning with detailed schemes of work and weekly
    planning and evaluation outlines.
  • To attend regular staff meetings and INSETs, before, during and after school hours, when
    required.
  • To run a Co-Curricular Programme activity once a week and assist in sporting, dramatic and
    musical events when required.
  • To be committed
    to the school’s Continuing Professional Development programme.
  • To maintain professional levels of conduct and uphold the School’s dress code.
  • In addition to the above, a Subject Teacher in the Upper School may also be a Form Tutor in
    charge of a class and be required to perform all of the associated duties.

    Person Specification - Teacher of Science

    The applicant needs to:

  • Possess a degree or equivalent teaching qualification.
  • Have experience of working in British Curriculum Schools.
  • Possess the desire to be fully involved in all aspects of the life of a leading preparatory
    school.
  • Be pro-active as a part of The Banda School team.
  • Possess a love of Science teaching to children of all abilities and passion for the
    development of academic excellence.
  • Be able to build good relationships with parents and families.
  • Be able to build good relationships with colleagues.
  • Be able to create a stimulating and engaging learning environment.
  • Be able to use initiative, show flexibility and be adaptable.
  • Be punctual and use time appropriately.
  • Be a good communicator with adults and children.
  • Show good organisational skills.
  • Show a competent level of written English.
  • Be experienced in using ICT in teaching, as a tool for research and for communication.
    Familiarity with iPads and iTunesU is an advantage.
  • Present a clean Certificate of Good Conduct or International Child Protection Certificate
    (ICPC)
  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of the pupils.
  • Keep up to date with educational developments and be committed to continual personal
    and professional development.
  • Be a motivator.
  • The post holder will have the responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the
    children and young persons for whom he / she is responsible, or with whom he / she comes
    into contact, and will be expected to adhere to and ensure compliance with the School’s
    Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy at all times.

    How to Apply

  • Interviews will take place during the week beginning 11th February 2019.
  • All applications should reach the Headmistress by Friday 8th February 2019.
  • A completed application form and covering letter should be sent to applications@bandaschool.com.

  • For more information and job application details, see; Banda Kenya International School Jobs - Teacher of Science Vacancies

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