Early Years Teacher Jobs – Rainbow International School

Job Title:    Early Years Teacher (with Lead responsibilities)

Organization: Rainbow International School

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Rainbow International School is a coeducational 2 – 18 years day and boarding school in Kampala, Uganda. As the most established, reputable and largest International school in the country, we deliver the EYFS and IPC curricula in the Primary section, English National curriculum at Key Stage 3 and Cambridge/ Edexcel IGCSE and Advanced Level in Key Stages 4 and 5. We are currently in our second year of delivering BTEC Extended Diploma awards for a cohort of students in our sixth form.


Job Summary:  Are you an outstanding Early Years Teacher? Do you want to take the next step in your career and move into a Leadership position? If so, we would love to hear from you! At Rainbow International School Uganda (RISU) we are looking for an experienced Early Years Teacher (with Lead responsibilities). The role is to teach in Early Years and with the extra responsibility to oversee all aspects of the Early Years phase. We are looking for someone passionate, and fun who loves a challenge and adventure and wants to share their love of learning with our amazing children and Teachers.


About the role

As a member of the RISU’s Middle Leadership Team, the post holder will participate in the leadership and management of RISU’s Early Years and Primary School and will be responsible for the quality of teaching and learning across the phase they lead, as well as overseeing the effective management of resources within Early Years. The position holder will oversee the Early Years team, and contribute to the RISU brand. A significant portion of the role will include coaching and mentoring staff within the phase, to ensure that teaching and learning continually improves – leadership time will be allocated for this. We are looking to appoint on a rolling 2-year contract.


What we’re looking for:

We are looking for an outstanding Teacher with knowledge and experience of Early Years, who may already have some leadership experience within their setting. We would also consider someone ready to take the next step in their career. We are looking for someone who is equally happy dressing as a Minion as they are leading a training session for parents on safeguarding. You will be highly driven and motivated, have an eye for detail, work flexibly and creatively and, above all, pass your love of learning on to our children.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Ed. / PGCE / QTS in Early Years Education or Educated to degree level together with a PGDE/PGCE in Early Years Education
  • Previous experience as an Early Years Lead is an added advantage.
  • Candidates should have a good working knowledge of Google Apps and the confidence to work with IT.
  • Experience in an International school is an added advantage.


The package:

  • A firm commitment to you and your professional development
  • Friendly, supportive, enthusiastic and hardworking colleagues, staff and school leaders
  • Encouragement to develop new ideas and the opportunity to make a real difference
  • Coaching and mentoring from the Primary Headteacher
  • CPD opportunities
  • Support in moving to Kampala
  • An excellent government-sponsored saving scheme (NSSF) with 15% of your cumulative gross wage
  • A competitive package, including travel, medical and housing for international recruits


How to Apply:

All candidates should send their application Apply with the TES application form (insert application letter in the Supporting statement space in the form) and attach a detailed CV (with a passport photo on the top page). As part of the application letter, the applicant should mention subject(s) they can teach as well any experience organising careers fairs. In the CV, please include the names and contact details of three professional referees (recent & current Headteachers/Principals/Heads of School).


*Do not attach certificates or reference letters at this stage.


Please disclose any convictions or cautions (if any) and a declaration that you are not barred from working with children.


All applications should be addressed to the Principal and sent via the TES website.


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Deadline: 31st May 2024


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Date Posted 2024-05-21T15:38
Valid Through 2024-06-01T00:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Rainbow International School
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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