MYP Drama Teacher

Position Name: MYP Drama Teacher

Department: Visual and Performing Arts Department

Supervisors: Head of Department and Vice Principal

Position Description: Teach Drama at Middle and High School levels within the IB Middle Years and Diploma Programs. Expected to support residential life in a boarding environment.

Preferred Academic Qualifications:

  • B.A (or equivalent) in Fine Arts from a recognized university; M.A. desirable
  • Teacher certification, B.Ed (or equivalent) from a full-time program with a practicum or student teaching component

Professional Experience:

  • At least three years of teaching experience in teaching Drama at Middle and / or High School level preferably in an IB, multi-cultural or international context

Professional Skills:

  • Dedicated to student learning
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Team player with ability to delegate and coordinate work
  • Willing to work creatively with available materials/ resources
  • Able to create and teach interdisciplinary lessons
  • Understand the developmental characteristics, differences in learning styles and intelligence and adapt lesson planning and teaching appropriately
  • Capacity to support the goals and mission of KIS through his/her personal philosophy


  • Support KIS guiding principles
  • Teach up to 75% out of total instructional periods in a 6-day cycle
  • Preparation,  marking,  report  writing  and  all  other  administration  related  to  the  teaching  of  the subject(s)
  • Participate in departmental meetings, planning, in-service training activities and invigilation duties as required by the Head of Department or Coordinators.
  • Run the drama program at KIS and ensure that the school plays occur as planned
  • Be available to conference with students out of class
  • Promptly pass information to advisors, residential Parents and Coordinators when  student’s  attendance, academic performance or behavior is praiseworthy or giving cause for concern
  • To  be  available  for  work  on  campus  in  good  time  to  complete  all  necessary  preparations  and meetings  before  the  start  of  the  term

To be considered for the position, please do the following:

  1. Download application form (Click Here)
  2. Fill-in the required information
  3. Email the completed form along with CV / Resume and letter of interest to: stating the position applied for in the subject line

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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