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Graduate Upper Primary Teachers

Turks and Caicos Islands Government
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands
US 0 - 4000 a month
Start date
Start August 2024
2 months
  • Elementary, Middle School
  • University Graduate
  • Bachelor
  • 1 year of teaching experience

Qualifications And Experience:      

  • A bachelor's degree in a relevant academic discipline AND
  • A teacher's certificate or diploma (The certificate or diploma may be encompassed in the degree).
  • The position requires a minimum of one (1) year of teaching practice experience in a classroom setting at the primary school level during the teacher training to respond effectively to the challenges of the job.

Application Procedure:

Resumes with current contact information must be accompanied by a Cover Letter and two letters of reference (one preferably from a former employer) as well as copies of educational certificates, a copy of the Passport photo page, and a Police Certificate/Record. Applications should be addressed to the Office of the Human Resource Directorate, Church Folly, Grand Turk.

Successful applicants will work by the Public Service Ordinance.

Current serving officers must apply through their Head of Department.

Applications without all supporting documents will not be processed.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only persons selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application Deadline: 24th May 2024

Salary: $48,320.00 per annum plus allowances

For persons recruited outside of the Turks & Caicos Islands a two-year extendable contract is offered. Other benefits in addition to basic salary include a Housing Allowance, End-of-contract gratuity of 6%, return passes for a family of up to two children under the age of 18 years, freight cost, and duty exemption on personal effects imported within six months of the appointment.

Job Title: Graduate Upper Primary Teachers

Department: Education

Ministry: Education, Youth, Sports & Culture

Location: Providenciales (Thelma Lightbourne Primary School and Oseta Jolly Primary School)

Job Summary:

This is a professional position that has responsibility for the instruction and supervision of students in primary schools.

Tasks And Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and deliver lessons to a range of classes
  • Mark work, giving appropriate feedback and maintaining records of students' progress and development.
  • Research new topic areas, maintain up-to-date subject knowledge, and then devise and write new curriculum materials.
  • Select and use a range of different learning resources and equipment, including LCD projectors, podcasts, and interactive whiteboards where available.
  • Undertake pastoral duties, such as taking on the role of form teacher, and supporting students on an individual basis through academic or personal difficulties.
  • Prepare students for external examinations.
  • Organise field trips to encourage students’ innovation and creativity.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom and on school premises, and apply appropriate and effective measures in cases of misbehavior.
  • Supervise and support the work of newly qualified teachers.
  • Participate in and organize extracurricular activities, such as formal dinners, social activities, fundraising events, and sporting events.
  • Participate in staff meetings, departmental meetings, PTA meetings, parents' evenings, and whole school staff development seminars/workshops.
  • Liaise with other professionals, such as careers advisers, guidance counselors, educational psychologists, and social welfare officers.
  • Help guide students in their selection of career choices.
  • Undergo regular observations and participate in regular in-service training (INSET) as part of continuing professional development (CPD).
  • Teach the primary curriculum, in Grades 1 to 6 appropriate to the age and learning needs of the children.
  • Adhere to all Public Service codes, rules, and regulations.
  • Perform other related tasks as required.


This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

The Department of Education, under the leadership of the Director of Education, is the unit directly responsible for the daily management of education (pre-primary, primary, and secondary) including the supervision of public and private schools, student and school registration, advising schools on administrative and education issues, and curriculum review and development, among other core functions.

The Director is supported by several Education Officers who assume responsibility for the different areas of education. A number of them are multi-functional as is often the case in small jurisdictions. The administrative, secretarial and clerical staff complement the team.

There are fourteen public schools in the Turks and Caicos Islands.  Ten are primary schools and four are secondary schools. The primary program caters to the first eight years of a child’s school life.  The secondary program caters to the last five years of the child’s compulsory school life.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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