Job Title: Secondary Teachers (Several Positions)

Organisation: 7Hills International School

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:

7Hills International School, named after the seven hills on which Kampala is built, was founded by a group of like-minded parents in Uganda. Their vision was to establish a secondary school with exceptional teaching quality and care for their children. 7Hills provides an affordable international secondary education that nurtures the whole child—intellectually, emotionally, and physically. Our school offers a safe and stimulating environment where students learn to express themselves, think critically, solve problems, enjoy learning, and become lifelong learners.

Job Summary:

7Hills International School is seeking enthusiastic and experienced teachers for positions starting in August 2024.

Positions Available:

  1. STEM Teacher (full-time)
  2. Spanish Teacher (part-time)
  3. History Teacher (full-time)
  4. English Language and Literature Teacher (full-time)
  5. Sports Teacher (part-time)
  6. Music Teacher (part-time)

Additional Opportunities:

  • Possibility to combine any teaching position with an academic coordinator leadership role.
  • Option to combine part-time roles into a full-time teaching position.
  • Candidates with the ability to teach across disciplines will be preferred.

7Hills International School is in its sixth year and follows the innovative IMYC Curriculum for Years 7 to 9, IGCSEs for Years 10 to 11, and A-levels for Years 12 to 13. We are looking for teachers who will actively engage in all aspects of school life, inspiring students to reach their full potential by fostering curiosity and a love for learning. This is a rewarding opportunity for individuals interested in contributing to the development of a not-for-profit school with a supportive teaching staff and strong community ties.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop schemes of work and lesson plans according to the curriculum guidelines (IMYC, IGCSE, A-level).
  • Facilitate learning by establishing positive relationships with students and organizing learning resources and the classroom environment.
  • Foster the development of appropriate skills and social abilities in students.
  • Assess and record student progress.
  • Connect students’ knowledge to previous learning and develop ways to encourage further learning.
  • Fulfill all duties and expectations outside the classroom as per the Staff Handbook.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant subject from a recognized institution.
  • Recognized teaching qualification (preferably a degree or postgraduate qualification).
  • Two or more years of teaching experience at an appropriate level.
  • Experience in an international school with IBDP, IGCSE, and/or A-level programs is an added advantage.
  • Evidence of successful previous teaching experience.
  • Knowledge of child development, curriculum development, effective instructional strategies, learning assessment, and research related to learning.
  • Effective communication skills in English, both oral and written, and active listening skills.
  • Proficiency in using technology for word processing, data management, and communications.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should write a letter of application responding to the following questions:

  1. Why do you want to teach? (100 words)
  2. What is the biggest challenge in education right now? (200 words)
  3. How do you demonstrate the following competencies through your practice and experience? (500 words)

Candidates should also include a detailed curriculum vitae (CV) and provide the names and email addresses of two referees.

Candidates are encouraged to read the “Guide for Applicants” before applying, which can be downloaded here.

Please send completed applications to recruitment@7hillskampala.com.

Note: Only candidates with a strong understanding of the school’s mission and vision will be considered.

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