PYP Coordinator

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Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 30, 2019
Category Administration
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX


This non-profit International school has been established 50 years ago and has about 400 students from different nationalities and caters to students from 3 to 19 years old.

The school has since considerably improved and has modern facilities: computer laboratories with full internet access, library of 20,000 volumes, running track, swimming pools and tennis courts.

This IB accredited school is known for being one of the top schools in Africa, and offers small class sizes and modern facilities.

Job duties:
• Maintaining and implementing the school mission statement
• Formulating policy for approval by the Board and its presentation to staff, students and
the community
• Prepare and submit any documentation for authorization and evaluation
• Assisting in the smooth running of the school from day to day
• Substitute in classes on an as need basis
• Sharing responsibility for the conduct and discipline of students
• Provide staff, students, parents and other schools with comprehensive and up to date
information on the IB Primary Years Programme, its philosophy, aims and
• Stimulate, motivate and monitor the implementation of the IB PYP in the school
• Support the school’s evaluation processes and assist the Principal with the evaluation
of curriculum and programme by the IBO
• Updating and maintenance of all curriculum documents
• Ensure that all curriculum materials are returned and up to date at the end of the
school year
• Support the Principal in ordering of materials and supplies
• To support teaching staff in the implementation of their specific duties within planning
and preparation, classroom environment, instruction and professional responsibilities
• Carry out other duties as requested by the Director or Primary Principal
• Meet with teachers regularly to assist in planning, collaboration, assessment practices
and continuity of the programme
• Meet regularly with Subject Leaders in Primary school
• Develop the programme of inquiry. Including assisting teams and individuals in
developing units of inquiry

Position Requirements

Bachelor,   3 to 4 Years work experience

  • Bachelor of Education in Primary Education
  • PGCE with QTS in Primary
  • Minimum of three years experience post qualification
  • Strong knowledge in the IB curriculum - experience in IB PYP
  • Experience in leadership is required
  • International experience is a plus
  • Ability to adapt to a different culture
  • Enthusiastic and open-minded personality
Additional Information / Benefits
The school will offer the following package:
**Attractive salary package paid either in USD or UGX
**Annual return flights
**Settling-in allowance of 2,000 USD
**Shipping allowance of 2,000 USD
**Education allowance up to two dependents
**Medical insurance
**Professional development
**Resigning bonus of 4,000 USD
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