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Job Description

Job Title:
Elementary Homeroom Teacher
School / Location:
School / Department:
Elementary / Primary
Job Status:
Full-time
Salary Code:
Teacher
Work Days / Hours:
111 days @ 7 hours a day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Shina George, Elementary School Assistant Principal
Requisition Number:
01-2122-136
Summary

The Elementary Teacher will be part of our excellent educational program. The teacher will be responsible for delivering an American-based curriculum to elementary students.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Plan and deliver lessons in accordance with the goals and objectives of a clearly-defined and documented curriculum for students with learning support needs
  • Demonstrate creativity
  • Deliver an active, hands-on, and child-centered program to promote learning
  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students at all times
  • Observe, monitor and record students progress
  • Respond appropriately to the range of individual need and ability within the class
  • Participate in the planning and goal setting of the program
  • Be fluent in English, oral, and written
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Elementary Assistant Principal
  • Embody, uphold, and promote the ISG Learning Principles:
    • Students learn best with voice and choice
    • Learning is a reflective practice
    • Learning requires a safe, collaborative environment
    • Learning requires feedback for growth
    • Learning inspires passionate engagement
    • Learning from failure requires a growth mindset
    • Appropriate challenge engages and motivates learners
  • Embody, uphold and promote the ISG Assessment Beliefs:
    • Purpose:
      • The purpose of assessment is to improve learning
    • Beliefs:
      • The student is the first and most important user of assessment data
      • Reflection is integral to deep learning
      • Assessments should be aligned with adopted standards
      • Feedback to students should be timely, targeted, accurate, actionable, ongoing, and embedded in the assessment process
      • Assessments should produce accurate data capable of informing instruction and learning
      • Assessments should give students opportunities to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways
      • Creating and upholding structures that support teacher collaboration around assessment practices will enhance student learning
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study
  • Certification as a teacher
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience

  • Prior experience as an Elementary Classroom Teacher
  • Documenting curriculum according to Understanding by Design (UbD) principles
  • Deliver a program according to the precepts of the Common Core Standards
  • Experience with Google Suite or Microsoft Office

Skills

  • A strong awareness of child protection and a commitment to ensure the safety of our students
  • Excellent command of English, both written and oral
  • Highly-developed classroom management skill
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Maturity to handle a range of situations