CLOSING DATE: 7 AUGUST 2021
STARTING DATE: JANUARY 2022
Description of School:
Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.
Description of Position:
An exciting opportunity for Elementary PE Teacher has opened in AIS for January 2022 start. If you are someone who is driven in making a positive difference and with passion for growth and development, this role is meant for you!
Be an integral member of the Elementary PE Team
Become familiar with the PYP Scope and Sequence document and the Australian National Curriculum requirements for PE
Adapt programmes to the specific needs of students in their classes
Motivate students to perform to the best of their ability
Develop and/or amend programmes to meet changing needs and resources
Attend and contribute to team meetings and collaborative planning when required
Actively seek and participate in professional development opportunities
Understand and demonstrate excellent formative assessment, feedback and marking to further each child’s growth
AIS Elementary PE Teacher applicant should demonstrate the ability to:
Set appropriate PE tasks and activities i.e. matching required outcomes - differentiation
Regularly check student work and provide feedback to parents and students
Keep up with new technologies and encourage the use of appropriate technologies in PE classes
Set assessment tasks which assess student achievement outcomes (formative and summative) and respond to the needs of students
Maintain excellent records of student achievements for assessment
Maintain excellent communications with students and parents
Complete student reports and online learning journals diligently
Care for school resources and act promptly and effectively upon cases of undue damage
Regularly reward students for good achievement (e.g. merit certificates)
Contribute to the Schools extensive Co-Curricular Activities and representative sports programme
Contribute to the wider life of the school through attendance at staff and community events including sports fixtures
Other duties as determined in consultation with the PE Coordinator and Head of Elementary.
Contribute to the School’s Co-Curricular Activities programme as per guidelines.
Applicants should provide evidence of their experience/capacity to meet the following criteria:
Exemplary teaching and learning skills which achieves an outstanding level of student learning in the area of PE.
Outstanding organisational and administrative skills that support effective and efficient management of data related to student performance and curriculum documentation relevant to the teaching of PE.
A strong commitment to the development of a professional learning community that is deeply embedded in the culture of the school
Demonstrated the capacity to work with teams and develop co-operative and constructive working relationships that promote quality teaching and learning practices.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills when relating to students, colleagues, parents and broader community.
Experience of working with the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme or inquiry based curriculum would be an advantage.
Demonstrated experience/capacity to fulfil the core responsibilities of the position.
Ability to teach all aspects of PE is essential. Experience in the delivery of gymnastics and dance would be an advantage.
Further information about this position is available in the job description found in the AIS website at https://www.ais.com.sg/work-for-us/positions-vacant/.
Application for Position:
Applicants are required to read the job description for the role prior to applying and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a duly completed copy of the School's Job Application Form (downloadable from the school's website) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Kindly ensure that the position title is clearly specified in the job application form. Please submit your application by 07 August 2021 (11:59 PM Singapore time)
Only applications submitted using the school's job application form will be considered.