Secondary English Teacher

  • Heritage International School
  • Kampala, Uganda
  • 20/12/2020
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We are looking for a qualified English teacher whose aim is to broaden and enrich their skills in an international setting. Our Christian school is always looking for committed Christians yearning for a nourishing atmosphere and the opportunity to integrate their faith into their professional practice. For 25 years we have seen how this works to inspire and enrich the learning experience for all our students. Our fusion of cultures and backgrounds make our school a vibrant, diverse and joyful place to be. To top this off, we get to live and work in a country so beautiful Winston Churchill declared it ‘the pearl of Africa’!

The suitable candidate must be an internationally qualified and experienced Secondary English Teacher. English Language and Literature is taught using the Common Core State Standards (American Curriculum) across grades 6-12. We are looking for a passionate and dedicated professional who is able to foster creativity, develop critical thinking and analytical skills as well as inspire students as writers. Units include Western Literature, World Literature, American Literature and British Literature and creative and transactional writing. We expect our teachers to be reflective practitioners who can evaluate their own practice and develop the learning in their classroom. We are also interested in teachers who have experience of using dynamic and creative ways to biblically integrate the curriculum. An ability to teach drama would also be of interest.

In return, Heritage goes far and beyond to ensure that it is an outstanding workplace through the caring, family atmosphere and professional nurturing it extends to all its employees.

Heritage International School is an all-age Christian international school located in the suburbs of Kampala, Uganda. It opened in 1994 to support children of ex-pat missionaries but has since expanded to welcome those of all faiths and none, whilst still remaining true to its core Christian values. We have over 40 nationalities represented and are currently moving towards our full capacity of 550 students. 

We offer a generous benefits package to our international staff. In addition to a monthly salary you will be awarded with return flights per year of contract, school housing or alternatively a monetary housing allowance, two bursaries for staff children and medical insurance.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate for the role, please send the following documents to

  • Completed Heritage application form (this is found from our website under the ‘Serve’ section). This must detail your Christian commitment in the supporting statement.
  • Personal Testimony and statement of faith
  • CV/Resume

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