PE Teacher (Secondary) - The Falkland Islands

Southampton, UK
30 Sep 2019
23 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
PE Teacher (Secondary) - The Falkland Islands
up to £39,903 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience) + bonus and relocation package
Full-time fixed term contract commencing January 2020

The role
We are very pleased to be working with The Falkland Islands Government to recruit their next PE Teacher (Secondary) for their well established Secondary School. They are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and experienced PE Teacher to start in January 2020. The successful candidate will join a dedicated and dynamic team. Applicants for the posts will have up-to-date knowledge and experience of PE within Key Stage 3 and 4. The successful candidate appointed to the PE teaching position will work in our 160 student school, situated in the capital Stanley and will benefit from a well-resourced PE facility that includes a 25M swimming pool, sports hall, cardio and weights rooms and spacious outdoor playing fields.

Education on the Falkland Islands is unique. The Islands have a small population, with big ambitions. It will be your job to help turn these ambitions into reality offering a stimulating and supportive working environment.

The FIG and the island will offer a warm welcome to the successful candidate (and their family!).

The person
The FIG are looking for the ideal candidate that will flourish in this role and the unique setting. Personally, you should have a sense of adventure, resilience and a love for the outdoors due to the rural nature of The Falkland Islands.

- You should be focused on helping student's achieve high levels of progress in a positive and effective learning environment
- You will be a graduate secondary PE teacher with Qualified Teacher Status (recognisable in UK) who has completed the statutory induction year as an NQT and ideally has 2 or more years post NQT experience
- You will have experience in teaching PE at KS3 and 4 at secondary level and is able to teach deliver both core and GCSE PE to mixed gender and ability classes
- You will be able to demonstrate recent experience of teaching PE within the English National Curriculum and an up to date knowledge of developments within the subject
- You will be committed to differentiation and SEN inclusive practice
- You will be able to effectively monitor, assess, record and report on student progress
- You will enjoy working within and contribute to a coaching and mentoring environment
- You will have good interpersonal skills and works well in teams
- You should possesses secure IT skills
- You should be able to contribute to the development of PSHE and pastoral life
- You will be able to organise and oversee a range of extracurricular clubs and activities.

The package & benefits
- Salary of £39,903 for teachers with 5 years+ experience
- Low rates of income tax
- 25% gratuity, payable at the end of the contract
- Airfare for the post holder and dependants at the beginning and end of contract, as well as airfares for return flights after every full year of the contract
- A relocation grant
- Subsidised accommodation to rent
- Free education locally for dependent children to GCSE level and possible allowance for - overseas studies thereafter
- Fixed term contracts of between 2 and 4 years in the first instance with potential for extension.

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