High School: ​​Head of Business Studies

Date Posted: Tuesday 01 June 2021

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Closing date for application: 08/06/2021 11:59pm

Cayman Prep and High School is a private, co-educational Christian school with just over 1,000 students ranging from Kindergarten to Year 13 and offers a British-based international curriculum leading to IGCSE and A-level qualifications. The school is renowned for providing a stimulating learning environment in which our students become critical, creative thinkers, responsible citizens and lifelong learners. This is evident in our consistent record of outstanding academic achievements, pastoral care and wide range of extra-curricular activities.

The High School invites applications from fully qualified, enthusiastic and experienced candidates to join our high-performing team in August 2021 for the following position:

Head of Faculty of Business Studies

The successful candidate must have a degree in Business Studies or Economics, an internationally recognized teaching qualification in Business Studies or Economics, such as a PGCE/PGDE or a Bachelor of Education and have a minimum of four to five years’ current experience teaching Business Subjects: Business Studies and Economics at both Key Stages 4 (IGCSE) and 5 (A Level), with a minimum of three years’ leadership experience. Experience of teaching Year 9 enterprise or similar would be an advantage.

In addition to the requirements for the Head of Faculty position listed above, the successful candidate:

  • Must be an exceptional professional with demonstrated leadership experience, organisation and creativity to lead a strong and talented team, working collaboratively to share best practices, resources and ideas;
  • Must be an excellent classroom practitioner with creative and innovative ideas, committed to achieving high academic standards and passionate about creating a stimulating and student-centred learning environment;
  • Must have recent experience and up to date knowledge of the British National Curriculum especially regarding the CIE syllabus to A-level and have a proven record of high achievement/value added results;
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and can differentiate learning to meet the learning needs of each student;
  • Must have the ability to work collaboratively, while managing multiple priorities, setting and meeting appropriate targets, be solution driven and be a positive force of good at the school;
  • Must have experience with SIMS and and be fully IT literate;
  • Must be willing to be involved in a wide range of school-related activities;
  • Will be expected to fully adhere to and support the Christian ethos of the school.

Prior experience of teaching and leading in a multicultural international school environment is an advantage.

Salary range for the Head of Faculty position listed above is CI$45,500 – CI$61,500 per annum commensurate with experience based on the School’s point salary scale. Other benefits include medical insurance, contribution to a pension plan and relocation allowance, including airfare.

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