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Description of position:

The Island Private School of Limassol in Cyprus that opened in September 2022

and is looking for a competent, experienced and, above all, passionate PYP

Homeroom Teacher for Yr5 to join the team urgently due to the unexpected

resignation of the Yr5 teacher for personal reasons.

We are in the process of planning our new school campus on a beautiful 50,000

m2 site that will include kindergartens, elementary and high schools, an

international boarding school, and accommodation for teachers. This is a great

opportunity to join a growing school on the cusp of a major turning point.

Cyprus regulations require applicants to have a university degree in education

and the ability to pass a background check.  

The Homeroom Teacher is responsible for all teaching and learning that goes on

in the designated Grade. 

General responsibilities:

  • Ensure a physically and emotionally safe environment for students through positive framing, kind communication with students and adults, and predictable, consistent routines; 

  • Inspire mixed culture and ability classes, by creating challenging and engaging learning opportunities for all students

  • Use a wide array of data to make instructional choices and create specific action plans to increase student achievement, including dynamic student grouping for small group instruction; 

  • Design, prepare and deliver high quality lessons to suit the individual

  • needs of all students in line with the PYP.

  • Plan Units of Inquiry and lessons by following IB curriculum framework

  • collaboratively with the PYP Coordinator, Specialist teachers, and Learning Support team.

  • Liaise with the Head of Primary School and PYP Coordinator to ensure

  • effective delivery of the curriculum to specified classes, including selecting resources and managing them efficiently in the classroom

  • Assess and monitor student progress and provide targets so that all learners can see success and improve

  • Collaborate with other teachers to share new ideas, approaches and professional knowledge

  • Maintain constant awareness of the needs of any children to whom English is another language

  • Take an active role in the wider community, participating in extracurricular activities, school trips, and extension activities as necessary; 

  • Be responsible for communicating effectively with external stakeholders as parents on the individual progress of students through all means used at

  • ISL. This includes being responsible for: oral and written feedback, report cards, parent meetings upon school’s or parents’ request; 

  • Create and maintain a safe and positive working environment and relationship with the Teaching Assistant (TA). Making sure the TA is involved, challenged, and valued, and that the TA is given suitable responsibility.

  • Maintain professional working relationships with colleagues, line managers, and administrators. 

  • Maintain professional relationships with students, parents, and staff. 

  • Take part in all training provided by the school, both internal and external. 

  • Model the qualities of the IB learner profile and attitudes and be an active member of the learning community.

We are looking for a person who:

  • is compassionate and attentive to students; knows how children learn and can support their learning.

  • remembers how to curious and awed by the world around;

  • has fluent English and international-mindedness;

  • has a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Education, Pedagogical or /Subject course.

  • can create and improvise, and has a desire to co-create a child-centered curriculum and bring it to life;

  • has IB experience in any of the programmes;

  • has a mild allergy to sitting at the desk and strictly following the prescribed curriculum. 


  • Competitive Salary based on Candidates’ experience

  • Paid flat and car rental for 2 weeks - Assistance to find your own place will be provided

  • Flights to Cyprus and extra luggage/shipped boxes per family

  • Medical Insurance

  • 100% discount on tuition fees for each child enrolled to our school (other payments due) from 3 years old +

  • 1 year contract with renewal option upon expiration with no gab days

  • Full Assistance with Migration Application process for the whole family

To apply, please send your CV in English Language and a Cover Letter why you are interested in this position to quoting in subject line: ‘’ ’PYP Homeroom Teacher Year 5’’.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview via Zoom. Candidates may be contacted at any stage after submitting their applications.

The Island School of Limassol is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo relevant background checks.

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