High School: ​​Head of Science

Date Posted: Tuesday 10 November 2020

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Closing date for application: 25/11/2020 12:00am

Cayman Prep and High School is a private, co-educational Christian school with over 970 students ranging from Kindergarten to Year 13 and offers a British-based international curriculum leading to IGCSE / GCSE 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 January 2021 for the following position: HEAD OF FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Marine Science are offered through the Cambridge International Examinations Board. The successful candidate will be an experienced Head of Science with significant leadership experience leading a successful and highly achieving faculty and a vision to further develop this thriving faculty. The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Science, together with an internationally recognised teaching qualification, such as a PGCE, Bachelor of Education or H.Dip.Ed in Science. The successful candidate must have a minimum of four to five years’ recent experience in teaching Science subjects at Key Stages 3, 4 (GCSE) and 5 (A-Level) and a minimum of two to three years’ leadership experience, leading a high performing Science Faculty and two full-time science technicians. In addition, the successful candidate must be able to teach Marine Science and Biology at Key Stage 4 (GCSE) and 5 (A-Level).

In addition to the requirements for the position listed above, the successful candidate:
• 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/WJEC 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
• Must have experience with SIMS and other ICT software;
• 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 teaching and leading in a multicultural international school environment is an advantage.

Cayman Prep and High School is totally committed to safeguarding the welfare of our children and young people and expects the same commitment from all our employees. All
successful candidates will be subject to enhanced pre-employment clearance including identity checks, criminal background checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps in employment and three satisfactory employment checks.

Salary range for this position is: CI$43,500 – CI$63,500 per annum commensurate with experience based on the School’s point salary scale. Other benefits include medical insurance and contribution to a pension plan.

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