IB English Teacher

Position Name: IB English teacher

Department: English Department

Supervisors: Head of Department and Vice Principal

Start Date: July 2019

Position Description: Teach English at Middle and High School levels within the IB Middle Years and Diploma Programs. Fully support residential life in a boarding environment, including chaperoning activities/field trips.

Preferred Academic Qualifications:

  • B.A (or equivalent) in the relevant academic field, MA desirable
  • Teacher certification, B.Ed. or equivalent from a full-time program with a practicum or student teaching component desirable

Professional Experience:

  • At least three years of teaching experience preferably in an IB, multi-cultural or international context with students of different age groups desirable.

Professional Skills:

  • Dedicated to student learning
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Team player with the 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

Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • 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 behaviour 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 hand-over all relevant material l to the HoD / Coordinator upon departure from KIS
  • To respect the confidential nature of discussions at staff meetings and other contexts in which sensitive information is likely to be communicated – particularly in terms of interaction with students
  • Support the residential life of the school by chaperoning activities, clubs, field trips, camp, long weekend field day etc., and being an advisor to a group of students
  • Fulfil other duties as required by the Head of department/Vice Principal/Principal

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: hr@kis.in stating the position applied for in the subject line

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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