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ENGLISH LANGUAGE ACQUISITION - MYP/DP

November 26, 2019

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.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • 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

 

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 modeling 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 communication

 

 

Package:

Salary Range: 32,000~44,000 USD a year depending on the qualifications

Teachers with additional relevant credentials will be compensated accordingly.

 

  • Airfare- 1,000USD per year *Reimbursed for actual expenses.

  • Working Permit

  • Health insurance

  • Labor insurance

  • Assistance in processing visa

  • Contract Completion Bonus

  • School Bus

  • Lunch Supplement Fee

  • Housing Allowance- Maximum amount of 4,000USD for a single teacher per year and 8,000 USD for a couple living together per year (Both MDID Teachers) *reimbursed for actual expenses.

  • IB professional development training

 

Package:

 

  • Salary Range: 34,000~44,000 USD a year depending on the qualifications

  • Teachers with additional relevant credentials will be compensated accordingly.

 

Package:

 

  • Airfare - 1,000USD per year

  • Working Permit

  • Health insurance

  • Labor insurance

  • Assistance in processing visa and work permit

  • Contract Completion Bonus

  • School Bus

  • 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 application to careers@ms.mingdao.edu.tw and include REF:wwwibschooljobs.com - Application for Position as English Language Acquisition Teacher in the subject line of your mail.

 

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