Teacher Job Description
The Canadian International School in Singapore is recruiting for a PYP PE Teacher to begin in July 2021. The successful candidate will be a qualified teacher with international school and PYP music teaching experience.
Reports To: Principal, Vice Principal
Main Working Relationships: Grade Level Team, Subject Lead
CIS staff work together as a team in a spirit of inquiry. The division, grade, subject, or project group team structure is a key feature of the organization of the school. As members of various teams, teachers work to support other members through professional exchange, collaborative and informed decision making, and high-quality planning and teaching. This team effort binds the community, builds programme continuity, and ensures equitable access to learning opportunities for our students.
To improve the quality of learning outcomes for students by providing teaching and learning ‘best practices’ within the framework of the school’s Mission, Vision, Core Values, Learning Principles and Learner Sphere, Culture, and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programmes.
A relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
A teaching certificate/credential
Successful teaching experience
Excellent organizational skills
Positive communication skills
Capacity to work collaboratively as a member of a team
Training and experience in the International Baccalaureate PYP
Curriculum and Instructional Responsibilities:
Review the relevant CIS Curriculum documents throughout the year.
Collaboratively develop and implement unit and long-range plans with team members.
Develop and implement short-range plans that reflect students’ knowledge and identify learning outcomes, as mandated by the CIS Curriculum.
Review, edit, and maintain long-range and unit plans in Atlas Rubicon.
Maintain daily/weekly lesson plans in a readily accessible format.
Create a well-organized environment that is conducive to learning where students’ behaviour and classroom procedures are managed effectively.
Ensure the safety and well-being of all students in accordance with CIS administrative policies and divisional procedures.
Know, understand, and support the school’s Mission, Vision, Core Values, Learning Principles, and Learner Sphere.
Participate in the Teacher Performance Appraisal (DAP) process:
Meet the expectations as outlined in the CIS Teacher Job Description, the CIS Teacher Standards, and the CIS IB Programme Expectations for Teachers.
Solicit feedback from parents or students via survey.
Develop and implement an Individual Work Plan (IWP) that supports the Division Work Plan (developed from the school’s Strategic Plan).
Reflect individually and collaboratively (DAP/IWP Meetings with Principal) on the aforementioned components.
Provide feedback on the DAP process to school administrators.
Be actively involved in special events (Carnival, Talent Shows, Exhibition, etc.), and provide coaching as required and based on skillset
Contribute to community building (IWP)
Complete the classroom inventory record.
Be dependable (be where you are expected to be, complete tasks on time; punctual (arrive at school, meetings, etc. on time); and prepared for class (all materials set up and ready for student arrival; plans readily accessible).