MS Health/Wellness Teacher Job Description--One year position, preference given to candidates in Thailand.
Personal Qualifications and Attributes
Teaching license or certification for middle school years.
Subject expertise in the primary area of employment.
At least 3 years of teaching experience.
Teaching experience in a similar type of international school and this age group (11-14 years old) is an advantage.
Commitment to the Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) of students.
Positive interpersonal skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with people of diverse backgrounds.
Demonstrated skill at differentiating within the classroom for students of mixed abilities.
Experience with Mindfulness an advantage.
Experience with Standard-Based Grading
Experience designing units with UBD - ‘Understanding by Design’ is an advantage
Model of ISB Professional Standards of Integrity, Responsibility, Respect, Care, Collaboration, and Commitment
Demonstrated Growth Mindset and passion for lifelong learning
Invested in pedagogical best practice and alignment with current educational research
Open mindedness and warmth within a philosophy of care
Collaborative and collegial
Appropriate sense of humor
Satisfactory background checks, particularly in areas of child safeguarding.
Instruct MS-aged children aligned with the practices, standards, benchmarks, and learning outcomes of the ISB curriculum, along with its Vision, Mission, Learner Attributes, and Definition of Learning.
Partner with counselors, administration, and other staff to ensure care and support for the social, emotional and learning success of middle school children.
Assess student learning and provide timely, quality feedback to improve student learning.
Accommodate for learning needs based on student’s Individualized Learning Plans.
Teach multiple sections of semester-long health and wellness course for grade 8 students.
Serve as an advisor/mentor in our school advisory program.
Present to parents on health topics covered with students.
Collaborate with the grade PE/Health team, administration, and curriculum office to ensure a well-articulated, research-based health and wellness program.
Participate in student share, support, and referral processes to ensure students’ needs are understood and met.
Engage in professional development to ensure research-supported practices in the instruction and care of children are used at ISB.
Communicate directly and collaboratively with parents and families where need demonstrates an impact on student learning and well-being.
Positively contribute to school culture through support and sponsorship of a student club or non-stipended extracurricular activity.
Other duties as appropriately assigned by the MS Principal.
Salary and Benefits will be competitive with other large international schools in Asia.