ELEMENTARY PE TEACHER - QATAR
STARTING DATE: AUGUST 2023
CLOSING DATE: 30 JUNE 2023
The Arab International Academy was founded in Doha, Qatar in 2016 with the goal of establishing a high-level private international school that provides a challenging and well-rounded international educational experience.
To achieve that goal, we have drawn on the very best of international thinking in our choice of curriculum and approaches to 21st century teaching and learning.
AIA is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for the Diploma Programme (DP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Primary Years Program (PYP).
Nurturing knowledgeable and skilled generations of learners who possess a strong sense of their own identity, approach other cultures with an open mind, and are able to adapt to an ever-changing world.
Mission: Arab International Academy offers a rich and rigorous academic program centered around inquiry-based learning and teaching with a focus on creativity and critical thinking. AIA empowers students to take principled action in an interdependent world that is increasingly reliant on collaboration between individuals and communities.
Education Required: Bachelor
Minimum Teaching Experience: 3 years of teaching experience
Major:English - Primary Education
Required Certificates: Teaching Credential/License
Current and appropriate certification.
BA or BS degree.
Major in elementary education or the equivalent.
Teaching experience preferred.
IB PYP experience preferred.
Fluent English is required, but bilingualism is considered an asset. For languages teachers other than English, fluency in the relevant language is required and English is an asset.
Child Tuition Waiver
Planning collaboratively, in the context of the PYP and the AIA curriculum, to build on student knowledge and expertise, develop significant units of inquiry, accommodate a range of ability levels and emphasize connections between curriculum areas.
Using a range and balance of teaching strategies to differentiate learning.
Encouraging students to be critical thinkers, involving students actively in pursuing relevant units of inquiry.
Ensuring that planning, teaching, learning, and assessment are interconnected processes, to maintain a balance of assessment, recording, and reporting strategies that involve students, parents, and colleagues in the assessment process. The teacher should also ensure students see assessment as a means of describing their learning and shaping future learning.
Actively participating in professional development with the aim of continually working to improve learning for our students within the learning culture of AIA and the philosophy of the IB PYP.
Maintaining a professional demeanor and regard for the image of the school and the support of colleagues in all activities, duties and requirements of the school as assigned by the Elementary Principal and PYP Coordinator and outlined in the policies of the school.
Involving students equally during classes and planning activities that benefit all students.
Engaging students in in both team sports and individual activities, while explaining the safe and correct way to engage in physical fitness.
In addition to teaching physical fitness skills, the physical education instructor teaches social interaction skills, healthy living techniques, and the importance of maintaining a healthy way of life.
The key responsibility of every teacher at AIA is to be familiar with the values and beliefs expressed in the philosophy of the IB PYP and to work to translate them into daily classroom practice in an international environment.