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Job Title: Teacher of IB MYP Mathematics
Reports to: Head of Department – Maths
Contract: 0.7 FTE Fixed term to June 2020
Campus: London Campus
Start date: Immediate
The International School of London was originally founded in 1972 and was amongst the first schools in the country to offer the International Baccalaureate programme. The school is currently growing and a number of new initiatives, including the recent renovation of the buildings and facilities have been completed. There is a strong commitment to the on-going professional training of all staff and for providing leadership development at all levels.
Part-time 0.7 FTE MYP Maths Teacher (3.5 days- Monday half day, Tuesday fuII day, Wednesday half day,Thursday full day and Friday half day]
This position involves managing and implementing a wide variety of teaching techniques to support students in the IB Middle Years Programme and the IB Diploma Programme.
Our teachers are the essence of the work of the School. Each teacher is responsible for the education of the students in his/her classes; ensuring that the learning environment is alive, welcoming and authentic.
Our teachers ensure that all students are safe, secure and properly supervised at all times.
We work collegially with our Departmental Teams to support the school’s vision, mission and philosophy; support the school’s curricular and philosophical commitments as an IB World School, and to assist the team in meeting its planning goals.
We effectively plan and teach classes according to the timetable and appropriate programmes of study. Catering for personalised learning, differentiation, ELL and SEN should be evident in both planning and delivery.
Our teachers engage in both internal and external professional development opportunities, contributing to teaching and learning practices across School programmes.
Our teachers value the cultural identity of each member of our ISL community, and invoke passion in learning.
Assume responsibility for the effective delivery of the agreed curriculum to the students in his/her classes.
Be informed about the aims and curriculum of the area in which he/she teaches.
Be committed to the appraisal documents and process that encompass what is expected of teachers in relation to their teaching and professional practices.
Keep vertical scope and sequence programmes and maintain planning records, using ManageBac.
In case of planned absence, leave work for students with your Head of Department and communicate accordingly with the Timetable Manager.
Be present at all internal professional development days and sessions.
Be punctual for class and take attendance registers at the start of each lesson. Be available as designated on the sub/cover rota and for assigned duties.
Maintain inventories of all textbooks and other resources, including those issued to students, and to ensure the return of these; make recommendations for new resources.
Develop the content of courses in relation to the school's philosophy, objectives and appropriate IB recognised programmes.
Select the educational experiences - related to skills, content and concepts - appropriate to the needs of each student in his/her classes, in relation to the school’s philosophy and objectives and in the light of the agreed curriculum. The expectations for the delivery of these are spelled out in the Department Handbook and linked to appraisal.
Assist the relevant Coordinator and/or Head of Department with curriculum development.
Ensure at the start of each course/unit that students understand what is to be covered and how they will be assessed. Secondary students should be given a course outline or syllabus at the outset, together with information on the criteria by which students will be assessed.
Set and mark a variety of formative and summative assessment tasks throughout the year.
Document formative feedback in a timely, constructive and relevant manner to inform future learning; produce student reports for parents by the date set by the School and attend all Parent-Teacher Conferences as set by the School.
Maintain on-going records of students’ work and progress, using Managebac.
Assign and mark differentiated homework in a timely manner, according to the School Homework Policy and relevant Department Handbook; meet reasonable requests for homework during students' absences.
Work to ensure that, at all times, the School’s curriculum provides a safe, supportive learning environment for students, teachers and all other members of the ISL community
Work with colleagues, students and the school community to create a thriving, dynamic, aspirational and academic culture that recognises, values and nurtures each person’s cultural identity.
Ensure information regarding Students and student activity is communicated through the appropriate channels, working in conjunction with the front office
Advise the Secondary Principal on all matters connected with public performances, exhibitions and shows
Communicate with the wider Community, e.g. parents, Outside agencies as appropriate
Ensure that all communication of the wide community with regard to the maths department is timely and professional
Liaise with other agencies and Support services as necessary
Care and Guidance
Help promote a culture of student agency where diversity is encouraged, students learn to value and respect identity, take responsibility for their actions, exercise leadership and strive for personal academic excellence.
Provide a welcoming, safe and secure classroom environment, at all times, for all children in his/her care.
Teaching qualification and experience:
Degree and teaching qualification
MYP teaching experience in Mathematics (Grades 6-10) and Sciences (Physics)
Teach IB Diploma as required – Mathematics SL
An ability to teach another subject (Physics) in lower secondary is an advantage
Two or more years of teaching, preferably in an international school context
Able to communicate effectively in English as the working language of the school
Commitment to upholding the school’s safeguarding procedures and child protection policy.
Nurturing international-mindedness and a respect for cultural diversity.
Willingness to contribute to the co-curricular life of the school.
Commitment to the values of ISL, and the principles and practices of the IB programmes.
Other desirable attributes:
Salary range £24,002 - £34,856 pro rata of £34,289-£49,795 per annum.
75% Discount on tuition fees (pro rata for part-time employees)
Professional development offered internally on a weekly basis, as well as annually for staff development days. External professional development also offered.
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