CLOSING DATE: 22 NOVEMBER 2022
STARTING DATE: 5 JANUARY 2023
Description of School:
Älmhult Municipality is in an expansive phase of development, and its population is growing like never before. We need employees who are committed to making an active contribution to the development of the municipality. Älmhult combines the advantages of a small town with a unique international atmosphere. It is easy to live here and most things are close by. Good communications make commuting easy.
The International School of Älmhult is a warm, friendly and welcoming school. We are truly international in many senses. There are 47 different nationalities and backgrounds represented amongst our students. We also strive to employ a diverse community of teachers. This year we can boast teachers coming from 34 different countries. We are an IB school, which means that we are progressive and work to develop the skills for the 21st century and prepare our students for an ever-changing world. The school has developed and grown over the past five years, so we now have around 500 students. In 2017, we moved into our new home: a modern and eco-friendly building, with a lot of open space and light.
Description of position:
In your role as a Mathematics teacher, you will teach MYP classes (students age 11-16 years). You will work alongside your colleagues and undertake all teaching responsibilities as outlined by the IB curriculum documents and the International School of Älmhult. As a teacher you are responsible for completing the documentation needed. In particular, the IB requirements as outlined in the IB Standards and Practices . We strive for the importance of building relationships with students and focusing on students well-being. We thrive in working in an interdisciplinary approach with staff at the school and with other schools. Our language of instruction is English; therefore, the applicant must have a good command of spoken and written English. The position is 100%.
The successful applicant will have an appropriate level of education (university or similar) in Mathematics and a ´Bachelor's degree in teaching. The applicant must be a flexible member of a team, and able to respond to the needs of a vibrant, dynamic workplace. The applicant must maintain awareness and consideration of the students wellbeing from a school and home perspective. You must be excited by the development of the school and be able to think independently to make good decisions. Our school is multicultural, and you must have an interest in working in an international environment with different cultures. Collaboration is a key word in our school. From January we will work with PLCs so we hope that you can be a good team player who likes to find new ways, together with your colleagues, to improve the students learning. Though we are looking for someone with IB teaching experience and who has attended IB courses, we will consider other applicants. IB experience is an advantage, but not a must. We are looking for a teacher with a growth mindset, who is a true life long learner. We are looking for someone who is humble, innovative and playful, who would support your colleagues when you try new strategies together. We are looking for someone who has the students best interest at heart and is excellent at building a good rapport with students. Our school goal is students well being and if you have a particular strength in this area we will value this higher than any academic achievements. If you are a person who is passionate about students and to help them find their individual strength, and who thinks more about a higher purpose. If you are someone who is truly committed and not only compliant, then you might be exactly the person we are looking for. When it comes to teaching Math, we are looking for a teacher, who can explain in multiple ways in order to motivate and help students find their love and passion for Math.
Scope of employment:
Form of employment: Permanent employment Scope: Full-time100 Commencement: 1/5/2023 Full time permanent employment commencing 5 January 2023
Last application date: 22 November 2022 Reference number: A1171105/2022 You can apply for this position by using the following link: https://recruit.visma.com/spa/public/apply?guidAssignment=aaefcc77-78d8-4bd3-93ee-4e26652f1e97
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