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Description of school:

Founded in 2019, St. Marcel Academy is a Montessori/ IB PYP Candidate school. Our mission is to, provide high quality education and childcare in a safe, respectful and inclusive environment that builds a foundation for life-long learning.

Specific duties and responsibilities of the Primary Home Room Teacher will include, but will not be limited to the following:

1. Planning: To plan and prepare unit planners, leaflets and weekly planner lesson plans;

appropriate to the needs, interests, experience and existing knowledge of the students.

2. Setting and supervising work by students: To teach a class or classes, sets, groups or

individual student, and to set tasks to be undertaken, both at school and at home.

3. Assessments and Recording: To assess students and to record their development, progress and attainment.

4. Discipline And Relationships: To take responsibility for maintaining good order, discipline and respect for others, among the students, both inside and outside the classroom; to promote understanding of the school's rules and values; to safeguard

health and safety; and to develop relationships with and between students, conducive to optimum learning. Teachers are expected to role model appropriate use of language and communication.

5. Communication with Parents: To build and maintain co-operative relationships with parents and to communicate with them on students' learning and progress, drawing attention to special skills and talents, as well asto problems or difficulties.

6. The Classroom Environment: To maintain an attractive, safe and stimulating classroom environment and to contribute to displays in the school as a whole.

7. Overall Policy and Review: To comply with all school policies and guidelines and take part in whole-school reviews of policy and aims.

8. Reports: To provide or contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to the development and learning of students.

9. Review: To evaluate and review one's own teaching methods, materials and unit planners, and to make changes as appropriate.

10. Professional Development: To be up–to-date with current teaching and practices; to improve one's pedagogy and understanding of pupils’ behaviour and development, both by reading relevant documents, workshops and meetings; and to participate in appraisals and reviews of one's work, arranged by the school.

11. Public Relations: To establish and maintain co-operative relationships with other staff members, exhibit appropriate professional conduct and dress, and communicate positive aspects of the school to the public.

12. School Life: To engage in various activities at the school, such as:

  • Serve as a home room/class teacher with responsibility, for the day-to-day pastoral care

  • of students;

  • To act as a mentor and role model to the students

  • Participate in off-site student field trips;

  • Attend meetings such asstaff and departmentalmeetings;

  • Carry out supervisory duties at break/lunch times and at the beginning or end of the

  • school day;

  • Participate in parent-teacher meetings;

  • Attend special events and support student functions outside of the regular school day;

  • Lead/assist at least one co-curricular activity for students;

  • Teach after-school enrichment classes for students identified in need of enrichment or additional reinforcement;

  • Providing substitution for other teachers on need based, as required by the Heads and Programme Coordinators;

13. Working days: To maintain regular attendance during all scheduled school days and on those Saturdays when attendance is required for a school and / or staff event/workshop.

14. Additional Duties: To perform any additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Programme Coordinator or Head of the school.

Person specifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related subject equivalent teaching qualification Essential

  • Evidence of personal commitment to continuing professional

  • development

Experience / Knowledge

  • Experience of IB PYP, at least 2 years’ experience Desirable

  • Experience in full time teaching 5-11 year olds in schools Desirable


  • The ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) to a variety of audiences

  • A demonstrable ability to successfully create, motivate and inspire students

  • The flexibility and ability to adapt personal teaching style to suit a student body coming from different educational systems and cultures

Personal Attributes

  • Internationally minded with a demonstrable passion for and deep understanding of the IB mission and the identity of the school, including the ability to clearly and positively communicate the ideals of the school in theory and practice.


  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills Essential

  • Willingness to take on multiple tasks Essential

  • Proactive and able to prompt others to ensure deadlines are achieved Essential

  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic Essential

  • Ability to work independently Essential

  • Continually strive for improvement Essential

  • Adaptability Essential

Additional Notes

You may be required to undertake other duties and responsibilities commensurate with the

scope of the post. This job description may be subject to amendment, to meet the changing

needs of the school, following appropriate consultation.

St Marcel Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and

expects all staff to share and demonstrate this commitment.

Application procedure:

• Please submit the following documents:

• Letter of application

• Up-to-date CV with a recent photograph

• Details of three professional referees to: and mark your mail - REF: - Application for Position as Primary Homeroom Teacher.


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