Position Title: PYP Teacher
Reporting: Head of Institution /Principal
Primary school teachers are supervised by the head of the primary school. They are ultimately responsible to the principal As well as the requirements outlined in his/her individual appointment terms and conditions of service, each primary school teacher has the following specific responsibilities. In addition, he/she is expected to undertake any other reasonable task assigned by the head of the primary school or the principal.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Maintaining a personal and professional commitment to the school's core values, as expressed in its statement of philosophy maintaining professional ethical standards in all areas, particularly confidentiality
- Assisting the head of the primary school and the PYP coordinator in effectively communicating to parents
- To participate in the design, development, implementation and review of assessment and reporting system
- Supporting the school's implementation of appropriate practice in the primary years of education
- To participate in professional development and contribute to regular staff training/meetings
- Work collaboratively with others to develop effective professional relationships
- Communicate effectively with parents with regard to pupils’ achievements and well-being using school
- Maintain ongoing data which gives evidence for report grading.
- Insure that daily practice represents the high standards of research supported instruction
- viewing students as thinkers with their own emerging theories
- Building on what students bring to the learning experience in the way of prior understanding, knowledge and skills
- using a variety of resources representing multiple perspectives
- Empowering students to feel responsible and to take action
- Devoting extra time to students who may be struggling academically or who may need further challenging
- Ensuring that children with learning differences are provided with appropriate programmes
- Delivering the curriculum as relevant to the age and subjects that you teach
- To enhance the professional standing of the teaching body.
- Being aware of student’s capabilities, their prior knowledge and planning teaching and differentiation as appropriate.
The position of PYP teacher requires that the successful candidate has:
- Teaching qualification
- Relevant degree
- Experience of the IB Primary Years Programme
- proficiency in spoken English
- Prior experience at teaching the PYP, with a focus on early years education.
- Has experience teaching students phonics and learning to read
- Has received PYP focused professional development
- A high level of understanding of current research as to how children learn and possess the ability to motivate students to perform at their best.
- Have the ability to manage a diverse and demanding workload