Overview

 

The American Academy Larnaca is a selective educational institution with an outstanding reputation and strong academic history.  It was founded in 1908 by Christian missionaries and upholds the Christian ethos and faith as evidenced by its deeply embedded motto: “To Grow and to Serve”. The AAL is thus committed to the philosophy of encouraging all children to be leading citizens and lifelong learners.

We seek to recruit an enthusiastic and committed Computer Science Teacher for the academic year 2022-2023, starting 01 September 2022.

We offer

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Creative, exciting, friendly and vibrant working environment
  • Personal and Professional development
  • Students that rise to challenges positively and enthusiastically, and have high expectations of themselves
  • Dedicated and enthusiastic team of staff

Duties

  • To provide effective teaching of the highest order for the group(s) of students assigned by the Principal
  • To support the overall academic, physical, social, cultural, moral and spiritual development of students in the groups taught through pastoral care and guidance
  • To administer day-to-day routines, procedures and rules of the school
  • To provide a point of contact for parents of students taught in the class and to support the communication between school and home
  • To ensure that students are well prepared for external examinations for approved qualifications in the subject taugh

Requirements

Education & Experience

  • University degree or equivalent, certified by KYSATS, in the subject to be taught
  • At least one year’s experience as a teacher in a secondary school
  • Relevant postgraduate qualification (e.g. PGCE) will be considered as an advantage

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of general principles of teaching (pedagogy), subject specific curriculum design and assessment for learning
  • Knowledge of the English language
  • Knowledge of GCSE/A Level assessment criteria will be considered an advantage
  • Ability to identify their own development needs (professional and subject based), take ownership of their professional development and be prepared to improve their teaching practice and knowledge
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas using verbal, visual and written communication so that others (students and colleagues) will understand
  • Ability to use Microsoft office suite applications, management information systems (MIS) and training and education applications

Interviews

Interviews of shortlisted applicants will take place in August 2022.

Applications

Application form (https://onlinerecruitment.exelsyslive.com/?c=6526F30A-3DF0-4BB5-9190-03946D698870) to be submitted together with a curriculum vitae, cover letter and all relevant certificates not later than Friday, 05 August, 2022.

Consideration will only be given to fully completed applications and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Canvassing will disqualify.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children therefore police and health certificates will be required to be submitted on appointment.