Biology Teacher Jobs in Somaliland

Biology Teacher Jobs in Somaliland

  • The Pharo Foundation (“the Foundation”) is a privately funded entrepreneurial organization that runs philanthropic programmes as well as for-profit social enterprises.

  • The Vision of the Foundation is an economically vibrant and inclusive Africa.

  • The Mission of the Foundation is to invest in the human and physical capital of Africa, with an emphasis on job creation.

  • The Pharo Sheikh Secondary School (formally known as SOS Hermann Gmeiner Sheikh Secondary School) is located in Sahil Region of Somaliland.

  • The school has 240 students from Form 1 to Form 4 with school facilities that consist of 10 classrooms, science laboratories, library, assembly and lecture halls, boys’ dormitories and girls’ hostel, dining hall and a clinic.

  • The school is currently following the Edexcel International curriculum; London University based IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education), and the Somaliland National Curriculum.

    Job Description

  • Plan and prepare lesson plans, schemes of work, and instructional materials.

  • Assign, correct, grade, and give feedback on classwork, homework, and tests.

  • Track student progress by maintaining accurate, complete, and timely records of student grades.

  • Communicate regularly with students, parents, and colleagues regarding student progress and student needs.

  • Attend and participate in department, school, and district meetings.

  • Demonstrate Pharo Foundation values and maintain professionalism at all times

  • Manage student behavior in the classroom and common areas by enforcing school rules and procedures.

  • Support students in extra-curricular clubs and activities.

  • Assume responsibility for additional duties in the boarding school
    as assigned from time to time.

  • Assist in the school’s involvement in supporting the Sheikh community.

  • Assist in monitoring the student boarding section of the school.

  • Prepare and guide students in career development and post-secondary education.

  • Be responsible for all laboratory equipment and ensure appropriate usage and storage by students. Ensure a safe working environment for all students at all times.

  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the line manager.


  • BS or MS in Biology (Major and minor in chemistry )

  • At least 5 years of experience in teaching Biology.

  • Must have prior background teaching experience/license or certification in Edexcel international curriculum, IGCSE or equivalent.

  • Have a passion for Biology and be motivated, engaging and have a tolerance in teaching human sciences and a commitment to student success.

  • Capable of developing and presenting appropriate, creative, and adaptable curriculum.

  • Strong classroom management skills.

  • Excellent English fluency both verbal and written.

  • Energetic, with a strong work ethic.
    Of good moral character: honest, trustworthy, and dependable.

  • Must be willing to teach in Sheikh and or any other region as determined by the school

  • Must have technical skills including a good understanding of educational software and relevant programs

  • Proficiency in handling biology and lab equipment like microscopes.

  • Must have a health certificate.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should submit their application (Cover letter and CV) to

  • with the subject line “Application for Biology Teacher” by February 10th, 2020.

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