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Elementary Teacher

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

We are looking for an inspirational Elementary Teachers who will have an impact on the outcomes for our children through delivering outstanding teaching across the phase. This person should be a Christian professional in good standing, who is expected to use initiative, insight and wisdom in dealing with the day to day activities of educating children
Essential:
● A committed Christian actively involved in a local church whose teaching is consistent with the Statement of Faith of Heritage International School
● Degree in Elementary education or its equivalent, or PGCE/QTS/Teaching certification from home country
● Experience of teaching within an accredited international school or school that follows the IPC curriculum
● Highly relational interpersonal skills with staff, students and parents
● Excellent oral and written communication skills
● Good ICT skills across a range of platforms
● Highly motivated, flexible and with a reliable attitude
● Demonstrated understanding of and passion for Elementary pedagogy and practices
● Experience of working with children with a range of needs, including those with developmental challenges
● Evidence of successful classroom practice and behaviour support skills
● The capacity to think through issues from a Christian worldview perspective
● Demonstrated commitment to personal and professional development.

Responsibilities

1. As a Classroom Teacher, to:
● actively promote equality of opportunity within an inclusive and diverse classroom
● maintain an attractive, dynamic and emotionally safe learning environment
● work to inspire in all children a desire for success and a passion for learning
● deliver learning to meet the needs of all groups of learners including those with additional needs
● manage behaviour with consistency and fairness in line with our school Behaviour Policy, to ensure a safe, ordered atmosphere for all
● affect regular and efficient formative assessment to inform planning and learning; using data to identify gaps in learning, to inform teaching and, therefore, to maximise students’’ progress
● be a proactive member of the departmental team, taking the lead in curriculum or pastoral strengths to inform and monitor curriculum content, standards and resources
● show a willingness to be involved in the extra-curricular life of the school
● foster and maintain an efficient and productive relationship between home and school.
2. Undertake any tasks as reasonably required by the Elementary Principal.
Teaching and Learning
● demonstrate consistently outstanding teaching skills, managing students and maintaining high standards of behaviour and creating a calm, purposeful learning environment
● take initiative in becoming familiar with the IPC and other aspects of the curriculum that differ from previous experience or training
● take responsibility for all administrative tasks associated with the role of Elementary teacher
● work with Elementary team in the development and delivery of a creative and stimulating curriculum
● work with the Elementary team in the development and maintenance of a stimulating teaching environment that ensures optimum use of time, space and facilities
● work with the Elementary team to ensure that the requirements of the curriculum are met, including arrangements for assessment and moderation
● be an active member of Elementary team meetings and taking a role in developing and implementing policies, initiatives, discussing samples of work, assessment and record keeping, moderation, etc. Communication
● develop and maintain positive professional relationships with colleagues, parents, leaders, the local community and where appropriate the Board of Directors
● attend and contribute to appropriate divisional meetings
● ensure parents are well informed about the Elementary curriculum, attainment and progress and are fully engaged as partners in their child’s learning.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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