IB MYP Humanities Teacher

Department: Social Studies

Supervisor: Head of Department, Social Studies and Academic Vice Principal

Position Start Date: July 2023

Position Description: Teach Humanities and related subjects in the Social Studies Department within the IB Middle Years and Diploma Programs. Fully support residential life in a boarding environment.

Academic Qualifications

  • B.A (or equivalent) in relevant academic field, MA desirable
  • Teacher certification from a recognized institution
  • B.Ed desirable

Professional Experience

  • At least three years of teaching experience in Humanities 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
  • Knowledge and experience with IB Diploma or MYP will be valued
  • Ability to teach in other Social Studies subjects, preferred
  • 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 intelligences 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.
  • Teach a combination of social studies courses at various grade levels, as per need
  • 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 hand-over all relevant material 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 residential life of the school by chaperoning activities, clubs, field trips, camp, long weekend field day etc., and being advisor to a group of students.
  • Fulfill other duties as required by the Head of department/Vice Principal/Principal

Application Process:

  1. Download Application Form >> KIS Academic Position Application Form
  2. Fill-in the required information
  3. Use the form below to submit your application along with your resume

Please note that applications that do not include the application form and a resume will not be considered. 

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