CLOSING DATE: 31 MAY 2020
STARTING DATE: 1 AUGUST 2020
Mingdao High School is an esteemed private school with a rich tradition in Taichung City, central Taiwan. In June 2018, the Mingdao High School International Department (MDID) became authorized to offer the DP, thus becoming the first IB World School in Taichung City. MDID was authorized to offer MYP in January 2019. All MDID programs are offered in English.
Students and teachers at MDID have access to a wealth of resources to support learning and cultivate creativity -- from sports facilities to state-of-the-art laboratories and maker spaces, not to mention a TEDx stage. For more information, please visit the school website.
Description of Position:
MDID seeks faculty members who share the IB philosophy to mould lifelong learners. Previous IB experience is ideal, but not mandatory. Some knowledge about the IB, MYP and DP are absolutely essential, though.
The position is for DP Economics in Grades 11 and 12. Successful candidates are expected to:
Implement the curriculum to students, mindful of the six approaches to teaching skills in their delivery.
Encourage good learning habits by modelling the IB approaches to learning skills.
Design appropriate learning experiences that match with student needs -- differentiating to maximize student learning.
Design assessments -- both formative and summative -- that prepare the students for formal assessments.
Develop international-mindedness in the students while maintaining the respect and ties to local culture.
Improve language proficiency through subject-specific (that is, Economics-specific) communication.
Graduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as previous IB experience, are preferred but not mandatory.
Basic knowledge about the IB, MYP and DP are absolutely essential.
Other advantages for candidates include:
Employing student-centered and inquiry-based learning
Designing authentic assessments
Research writing and speaking skills in English
Empathy, resilience, and grit as part of habits
Collaboration across different levels and subjects of expertise
Leadership and project management
Experience with English language learners
Salary Range: 34,000~44,000 USD a year depending on the qualifications
Teachers with additional relevant credentials will be compensated accordingly.
Airfare - 1,000USD per year
Assistance in processing visa and work permit
Contract Completion Bonus
Lunch Supplement Fee
Housing Allowance - 4,000USD for a single teacher per year/ 4,800USD for a couple living together per year (Both MDID Teachers)/ 5,600USD for a couple with kids per year (Both MDID Teachers)
IB professional development training
Teaching Hours: 18hr/week; Homeroom Teachers: 16hr/week
Working Hours: Monday~Friday 7:50am~5:10pm
Interested parties need to have the following in order to teach in Taiwan:
A valid state- or country-issued teaching license
Official language of your country (nationality) includes English
At least two years teaching experience in an accredited secondary school
Experience in the specific subject areas they are applying for
Please send your letter of application, CV and relevant documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org and include REF: wwwibschooljobs.com - Application for Position as Arts Teacher in the subject line of your mail.