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IB MYP Individuals and Societies Teacher


School
Le Bocage International School
City
Port Louis
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Principal
David Jenkins

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To start in Jan 2019 or June 2019

The school is located in the middle of the beautiful island of Mauritius. The school is surrounded by mountains, green areas and even has views of downtown Port Louis and the ocean!

There are 700 students, 80% of whom are local, while the rest are made up of around 30 nationalities. LBIS opened it’s doors in 1990 and has not stopped developing in the 30 years of existence! The school is a wifi campus and in 2020 will initiate a BYOB policy for all students. Students in MYP Year 1 & 2 are issued with iPads. In 2021 the school will open a satellite campus on the west coast. 

The school runs the IBMYP, IBDP, and IBCP curricula. In addition to this, students also follow the IGCSE examinations. Our pass rate for the IBDP has averaged about 93% over the past three years, with an average score of 32 points. Most of our students go abroad for their studies, and are accepted at top universities around the world. 


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Teach at Le Bocage International School

International Baccalaureate Celebrating 30 Years of Teaching LinkedIn
MYP, DP and  CP 700 Students Aged 12 – 18 Website
DP 93% Pass Rate  – Average 32 30+ nationalities 80% Local Facebook
CIS Accreditation Three year contracts Twitter
CIE Accreditation 85 Teaching Staff Youtube

Job Opportunities

Vacancies added – 12th July 2019
  • IB MYP Individuals and Societies Teacher 

    • the ability to teach IBDP Business and Management and or IBEN experience/membership is a distinct advantage
    • August 2019 or January 2020 start date available.

Working at

LBIS employs eighty five qualified teachers, all holding a degree in their subject area. Many of these hold postgraduate qualifications in education. Specialist staff includes two librarians and one technician, a careers counselor, a guidance/emotional counselor, a Learning Support team of four teachers, an English Language Support teacher, and a nurse and a registered psychologist. Curriculum responsibilities are shared by Heads of Department in eight key learning areas and the coordinators of the MYP, IGCSE and IB Diploma programmes of study, and are supported by the Principals for Academics and Pastoral Affairs.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS: Essential

  • Relevant graduate degree
  • Working knowledge of the IB programmes (MYP and DP)
  • Understanding and experience of middle and high school philosophy and research-based best practices
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with the integration of technology into the curriculum – the school will become a BYOD school from 2020

Desirable

  • Relevant post-graduate degree
  • Experience with ManageBac
  •  Experience with IGCSE curriculum
  • Knowledge of the IBCP

How to Apply

Applications should be sent to Mr. David Jenkins at david.jenkins@lebocage.net
Applications must include:
  • A letter of application, no longer than two pages, explaining your strengths as a candidate and why you are interested in the position
  • A current résumé not to exceed two pages
  • A one-page list of at least three referees, one of which must be current supervisor, with phone numbers and email addresses
Teacher Benefits
  • Competitive salary (dependent on the post and the experience)
  • Tax free salaries
  • Relocation costs
  • Flights home
  • Medical coverage
  • Housing allowance
  • Contracts are normally on a three year basis. 
School Facilities LBIS is located on the slopes of Mount Ory, very central and just off the motorway between Plaines Wilhems and the capital, Port Louis.  From there it commands a panoramic view of the surrounding mountains and plains leading down to the Indian Ocean. 
There are more than forty teaching rooms including four fully equipped science laboratories, three computer rooms, two art studios, a three Design & Technology rooms and a large purpose-built library.  2015 saw the completion of a new Performing Arts and Language Lab Block, housing a state of the art Language Lab, music room, theatre and recording studio. There are playing fields, housing four football fields, and outdoor hard court surfaces. The multi-purpose sports hall houses multiple badminton, table-tennis and basketball courts. It also functions as an auditorium for the many special events held each year.  The school will become a BYOD from 2020 and already has WiFi access available across the campus. A small canteen and dining facility for Staff and Students.
Headmaster David Jenkins
Curriculum IB MYP, IGCSE, IB Diploma

Introduction

Mauritius is an island republic 550 km east of Madagascar in the middle of the Indian Ocean. It is known for its beautiful beaches and luxurious accommodation for the tourist and traveller and for its unique flora and fauna. The island is a multicultural democracy, the population being a harmonious mixture of immigrants from Africa, Europe, the Indian subcontinent and China. Mauritius boasts a pleasant 16 to 30°C climate all year round, and owing to its maritime situation there is a constant breeze to ward off high humidity.

Overview – Le Bocage International School

Le Bocage International School (LBIS) offers an international secondary school education to boys and girls aged between 11 and 19. It officially opened its doors in January 1990. In the years since its inception, the school has grown rapidly and has achieved an international character providing a well-balanced education responsive to the needs of more than 700 students. LBIS offers International GCSE and International Baccalaureate examinations (see ACADEMIC CURRICULUM). There are several private English medium primary schools in Mauritius: a list can be obtained from the School Office or from our website.

  Mauritius is a densely populated island of around 1.2 million people. It has a reputation for stability and racial harmony among its mixed population. Mauritius is known as a plural society where all the ethnic groups present: Hindus, Muslims, Creoles, Chinese and Europeans live in peace and where all the ancestral cultures have been preserved. These features make the island a unique place in the world, and the Mauritians known for their tolerance and kindness towards all people. Most Mauritians are bilingual being equally fluent in French and English. English is the official language, but French and Creole are widely spoken. Oriental languages also form part of the linguistic mosaic. Mauritius has preserved its image as one of Africa’s few social and economic success stories, being a sugar and clothing exporter and a center for up market tourism.  Find out more…

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