This job reports to Head/s of Section. The Teacher:
Ensures an appropriate learning environment and instructional programmes in line with the school’s philosophy, policies and the requirements.
Is responsible for the growth and development of each individual student taught in accordance with the philosophy of the school.
Establishes clear expectations for each student’s academic, physical and social development, communicating openly and effectively with parents.
Recognizes individual student's needs, differentiates and groups for instruction, assignments and assessment accordingly.
Sets and encourages high standards for each student’s effort, achievement and behavior.
Maintains current and effective records of each student’s progress, and development, focusing on guiding them to develop sound approaches to learning. Thoroughly prepares and completes semester reports in a timely manner, and ensure written reports have been proof-read thoroughly and completed by the Academic Deadlines, as documented.
Is on time for all yard duties, and effectively monitors the designated area, reminding students of safe, respectful interactions.
Acts as an appropriate role model to students by exemplifying courtesy, honesty and fairness. Teachers should never behave, in classrooms or other public places within school, in a manner which contradicts the expectations for student conduct. At all times, teachers must demonstrate cooperation, professionalism and personal responsibility as role models for students and the school community.
Functions as a role-model for students through personal appearance, professional dress and ethics.
Recognises the international nature of the student body and is respectful of the cultural, religious and racial differences within the school.
Demonstrates the ability to differentiate lesson presentation, methodology and assessment techniques to meet the needs of various abilities, age levels and language backgrounds...
Has a responsibility for the safety and discipline of all students in and out of the classroom.
Is punctual to school, to lessons and to duties, and maintains the teacher’s desk, classroom environment, lockers, etc. in a neat and orderly manner.
Demonstrates professionalism related to all aspects of a teacher's performance.
Demonstrates effective classroom management skills.
Is diplomatic and discreet in all professional dealings with parents.
Integrates the use of technology in curriculum planning and instruction.
Works in a co-operative and purposeful manner with the teacher assistants, where applicable.
Displays a co-operative and collegial relationship with fellow teachers, other staff members and parents.
Maintains confidentiality and shows discretion in professional matters and issues of conflict.
Attends and participates collaboratively in school meetings as dictated by professional obligations.
Makes provisions for being available to students and parents for Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences and school related purposes outside the instructional day when necessary. This includes calendared events and individual appointments, to accommodate parent schedules when necessary.
Demonstrates a willingness to be involved in extra-curricular activities, field trips and school events. All teachers at Tesla must be involved in two blocks of ASAs throughout a school year.
Cooperates with school administration, demonstrating commitment, understanding and implementation of the school’s philosophy, policies, and procedures.
Promotes the positive public image of the school.
Refrains from statements or activities that might bring the school into disrepute and refrains from criticizing Tesla or any member of the school community to third parties.
Resolves problems with colleagues in an honest, frank and non-threatening manner.
Follows direction from Administration, supports the monthly newsletters with appropriate articles and is involved in the weekly section assemblies.
Should check school email regularly throughout the day but not whilst students are in class. Responses, when appropriate, should be completed in a timely, professional manner and within a 24 hour time period.
- BA in Education or BA in English & teaching certificate, Master’s degree is a plus.
- English proficiency from IELTS 7.0
- Experience: At least 3 years teaching experience at Elementary
Competencies: Knowledge: ● Genuine interest the specific field from both a pedagogical and theoretical perspective; ● The ability to work well with faculty and staff from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and be resilient, resourceful and have an optimistic personality; ● Health & Safety and Child Protection procedures; ● The positive links necessary within school and with all its stakeholders; ● Effective teaching and learning styles;