CLOSING DATE: 15 FEBRUARY 2021
STARTING DATE: 20 AUGUST 2021
Description of School:
Uptown International School opened in September 2020 as an IB PYP Candidate School for Early Years 1 to Grade 3 students. In the 2021-22 school year the school will expand to include Grades 4 and 5. In time, UIS plans to operate IB MYP and Diploma programs.
The purpose-built school is located in the Moqattam District in central Cairo, twenty-minutes from the popular Maadi and 5th Settlement Districts. Students are primarily Egyptian nationals, but with other nationalities present. All students speak English and Arabic fluently and the school provides French as an additional language.
Classrooms in the Primary School are limited to 18 students, but during the pandemic, classes sizes are limited to approx. 10 students.
Description of Position:
IB PYP Early Years Homeroom teachers work collaboratively at all times, including all specialist teachers (art, music, etc.). The Homeroom teacher focuses on Mathematics, English, Science, and Social Sciences within an overall Unit of Inquiry. The school uses inquiry-based and play-based education, gives student much agency, has a flexible seating policy in the classroom. Teaching assistants are available for classes that have 12 or more students.
PYP Homeroom teachers must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood, Elementary, or Primary Education. There are no exceptions to this. Additionally, candidates must have three documented years of experience as a homeroom Primary teacher in order to be eligible.
Application for Position:
Please send your application with CV and other relevant info to careers@UISEgypt.com, add REF: www.ibschooljobs.com - Application for Position as Early Years Teacher - PYP in the subject of your email.