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Description of School:


We are ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. We believe that:

  • There is no limit to what every person can achieve.

  • Creativity and challenge help us get better every day.

  • Learning should be personalised.

  • Unique global opportunities enhance the learning experience.


The NAE Commitment


At Nord Anglia Education, we work every day to inspire our schools, our students and our employees to be the best they can be, and we are ambitious for them all to achieve more than they thought possible in their personal, social and academic endeavours. Within our family of schools, this aspiration is underpinned by a commitment to always act with respect, integrity, openness, courage and ambition. These qualities are the foundation of how we approach our work and roles within NAE and are shared by everyone in our global family.


Promote and embodies The CORE 7 Leadership Capabilities:


  • Accountable – Establishes a high performing culture and accepts accountability for organisational performance.

  • Strategic – Leads opportunity and is committed to continuous improvement aligned with the organisational vision and direction

  • Collaborative – Works collaboratively with others to achieve organisational outcomes

  • Entrepreneurial – Creates organisational value for diverse stakeholders and achieves commercial success

  • Enabling – Drives excellence through valuing and developing others

  • Agile – Achieves personal and organisational success within a changing, dynamic and complex environment

  • Resilient – Demonstrates personal resilience within a demanding environment of high expectations

  • Role-model the ‘Be Ambitious’ philosophy each day

  • Feedback as a valued member of the team and the wider organisation



Description of Position:


REPORTING TO High School Director

DIRECT REPORTS None

OTHER KEY RELATIONSHIP High School Students, Staff, Parents


Engagement and Interaction – School Ambassador to Internal Community


Act as a professional teammate, working productively with and respectfully towards their colleagues so that all feel valued, supported, and part of the team


Utilize parents as a partner in their child’s education by keeping them regularly informed, particularly when there is a success to celebrate or an issue to address.


Learning and Teaching


  • Maintain a learning focused classroom culture based on high expectations, routines, and mutual respect so that all students feel safe to move out of their comfort zone to achieve more.

  • Be knowledgeable about what they teach and the children they teach so that they can plan for the challenges students face when learning their subject.

  • Provide appropriate scaffolding and support such as guided practice and lots of feedback to ensure all ranges of ability gain confidence and progress to independent proficiency.

  • Include opportunities for students to explain, discuss, explore, reflect and solve problems so that students are highly engaged and encouraged to think critically and creatively.

  • Be flexible and responsive to student needs by regularly using formative assessment strategies to check for understanding and make adjustments to instruction if necessary.

  • Accurately measure and report student attainment using collaboratively developed assessments so that students can reliably demonstrate the extent of their mastery of content and skills.

  • Annual Performance Review


Planning and Preparation


  • Plan sequences of lessons that introduce knowledge and skills to students in a coherent way so that they deepen understanding, make connections, and master increasingly complex skills.

  • Annual Performance Review


Professional and Personal Development


  • Seek to continually improve every year by being open to coaching and engaging in other professional development opportunities in order to improve outcomes for their students and illustrate that teachers are also lifelong learners

  • Annual Performance Review


Other duties as assigned



Criteria:


PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONS – Skills Knowledge and Experience


Essential


  • Qualified applicants will have demonstrated success teaching an IB English Curriculum for at least 3 years. They will also have a bachelor’s degree in a related field of study.


Desirable


  • Experience teaching AP English is desirable.


Personal Attributes


  • High levels of personal integrity

  • Conscientious and able to focus on completing work to a consistently high standard

  • Flexible and positive approach to work

  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills; high attention to detail

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and able to prompt others to ensure deadlines are achieved

  • Adaptable to working in a fast paced ever changing environment

  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm

  • Proactive and willingness to take on multiple tasks

  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic

  • Ability to work independently

  • Must be a team player, willing to help and be flexible

  • Continually strive for improvement

  • Hold a current Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure or equivalent for countries lived in outside of the UK.

  • Compliance with visa requirements for working in USA.

  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils. And the willingness to undertake appropriate child protection training when required


Other


  • Hold a current Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure or equivalent for countries lived in outside of the UK.

  • Compliance with visa requirements for working in USA.

  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils. And the willingness to undertake appropriate child protection training when required



Application for Position:


Please send your CV and other relevant info to carl.newman@thevillageschool.com, and add REF: www.ibschooljobs.com - Application for Position as English Teacher in the subject of your email.


Regrettably, we can only accept applications from US citizens or US green card holders.

Only applicants going forward in the process will be contacted.



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