Saltus Grammar School invites applications for the position of Head of Modern Foreign Languages commencing September 2019.
The Head of Modern Foreign Languages must demonstrate a strong background managing a complex team across both the primary and secondary departments. The successful candidate will display a passion for the delivery of languages in the classroom and have experience teaching French to (I)GCSE or the equivalent level (grade 10) as well as Spanish from grades 6-12 including (I)GCSE. The ability to teach Advanced Placement is required, as is a working knowledge of the International Baccalaureate. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate drive, energy, and strong leadership qualities in addition to excellent language skills.
Candidates for the above position:
• Must be a qualified teacher with a minimum of three years’ classroom teaching experience. • Must have proven ability/success in the delivery of their subject in a differentiated classroom at the Middle and/or Senior level. • Must be licensed by or qualified to be licensed by the Bermuda Educators Council. • Must be able to demonstrate a variety of teaching and learning pedagogies, including but not limited to problem-based, project-based and discussion-based learning (e.g. Harkness/Socratic, experiential education, direct instruction). • Must be able to demonstrate a variety of assessment and evaluation methodologies conducive to 21st Century Learning in a differentiated learning environment. • Must have a proven ability in the use of information technology in the delivery of the curriculum. • Must be able to use an online grading system and be willing to create and update schemes of work and resources. • Must have a commitment to the principles of independent education and be willing to contribute to extracurricular activities and the broader life of the School. • Must be committed to academic excellence and strive for positive relations with all students, parents and colleagues alike. • Must demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to change. • Must be willing to provide cover for absences and/or advisory. • Must be able to thrive in a busy environment. • Action Researcher. • Sense of humor. • Clean criminal record.
All applicants must provide a resume along with the following information: title of the position applied for, full name, date of birth, national status, full details of secondary and higher education and other qualifications with dates, full details of teaching and other experience (indicating schools, responsibilities and dates), and also the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three persons who are willing to provide confidential professional references, at least one of whom should be your current employer.
Candidates are requested to e-mail a cover letter and resume to the People and Culture Department at:
For further information on Saltus Grammar School, please visit the school's website at www.saltus.bm.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Saltus Grammar School
As Bermuda’s premier co-educational, independent day school for students aged 4 to 18, Saltus prides itself on a well-earned reputation for a rigorous academic programme that prepares students to succeed at universities around the world. Combined with our focus on community, inclusivity, and creativity, Saltus students have the opportunity to become compassionate, independent thinkers with a global mindset and the confidence to pursue their dreams.