PYP HOMEROOM TEACHERS - CYPRUS
START DATE: 16 SEPTEMBER
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
Description of school:
Newly established School in Limassol strives to create an International, English speaking, progressive, polysystemic school for children from all over the world.
The Island Private School of Limassol in Cyprus is opening in September 2022
and is looking for competent, experienced and, above all, passionate PYP
Homeroom Teachers to join the team.
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.
Description of position:
The Homeroom Teacher is responsible for all teaching and learning that goes on
in the designated Grade.
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
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
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
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
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
Competitive Salary based on Candidates’ experience
Paid flat and car rental for 2 weeks - Assistance to find your own place will
Flights to Cyprus and extra luggage/shipped boxes per family
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 firstname.lastname@example.org quoting in subject line: ‘’ ’PYP Homeroom Teacher’’.
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.