Biology and Integrated Science Teacher,MSS

Job Summary

Department: Ministry of Education

Salary: $50976- $63648

Grade: R22 - R14

Allowances: Housing Allowance Negotiable (Overseas Applicants only)

Deadline Date: Friday July 30, 2021

Days Left: 2

About the Job

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Biology and Integrated Science Teacher, Montserrat Secondary School, within the Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs Sports. The successful applicant will be appointed before the commencement of the academic year in 2021/2022, that is, prior to September 2021.


To teach Biology and Integrated Science at CXC/CSEC levels at the Montserrat Secondary School.


  • Teach specified subject to groups of students as required by the Department of Education or the Head of the school.
  • Prepare students to write overseas examinations such as CXC CSEC;
  • Teach students assigned according to their educational needs thereby providing them with appropriate learning experiences;
  • Plan and prepare the required schemes of work, lesson plans etc. for the effective delivery of the school’s programme;
  • Assess students’ performance on a regular basis, discuss their performance with them and their parents/guardians and advise on the steps to be taken to improve performance;
  • Maintain the required registers and records, reports and other documents as specified by the Department of Education, and report on students’ attendance, behaviour, attainment and progress;
  • Assist with extra curricula activities and the care of the school’s assets;
  • Assist with maintaining discipline among students in schools, on the school grounds or when attending or participating in activities sponsored or approved by the schools;
  • Communicate with parents /guardians and the wider community.


The successful applicant should have;

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and/or General Sciences or a related discipline from a recognized university or tertiary institution;
  • A Certificate, Diploma or Associate Degree in Teacher Education from an approved College or University;
  • Relevant practical experience in the field of Biology/ Integrated Science (ten years) with a history of teaching and instruction for qualification in the same.

Terms of Appointment

Appointment will be made on a contractual basis in the first instance after which permanent arrangements may be considered.


Salary is based on qualification in the scale R22-14, that is EC$50,976 - EC$63,648 per annum

Housing Allowance Negotiable (Overseas Applicants only)


Application forms can be obtained from the Government of Montserrat’s website at – (click on ‘Find a Government Job’).  Applications forms can also be obtained from the Human Resources Management Unit, Brades, Montserrat by e-mail to  or by telephone at 1 (664) 491-2365/2444 or by fax at 1 (664) 491-6234.

Applicants must provide all of the following information:

ü  A completed Application Form with a covering letter

ü  A comprehensive curriculum vitae with full particulars of experience, and certified copies of relevant academic qualifications. 

o   NOTE: Original certificates of qualifications or official notarized copies will be requested from those invited to interview

ü  A recent Police Character Certificate  

ü  A clear statement detailing why in the applicant’s view he/she considers him/herself well qualified for the position

ü  Two letters of reference with full contact details of the referees

Completed application forms must be returned to the Human Resources Management Unit either by email, or by fax or by ordinary mail. These should be addressed to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Human Resource Management Unit, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat.


Shortlisted applicants may be invited to participate in a selection process that involves attending one or more interviews and/or assessment centres.  These interviews are designed to assess the skills, competencies and attitudes of the applicant and may be conducted via SKYPE or in person.  The Interviews and/or Assessment Centres allow the Selection Panel to gauge additional evidence about the applicants that may or may not be derived from the written application.

The deadline for the receipt of applications is 4:00 p.m. Friday, July 30, 2021

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