IBDP History and Global Politics Teacher

Department: Social Studies

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

Position Start Date: July 2023

Position Description: Teach History & Global Politics, and Theory of Knowledge at Middle and High School levels within an American curricular framework that is fully integrated with IB Middle Years and Diploma Programs and related subjects in the Social Studies Department. Fully support residential life in a boarding environment.

Academic Qualifications

  • M.A (or equivalent) in relevant academic field,
  • 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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