The International School Yangon

The International School Yangon

The International School Yangon (formerly known as International School Rangoon) celebrated its 60th anniversary in September, 2015. ISY is proud of the fact that it has impacted the lives of thousands of students over the years.

Today, ISY takes pride in being a top-tier benchmark school in Myanmar, with more than 750 students from 47 countries in attendance. ISY maintains a nationality cap such that no more than 30% of each grade can be of one nationality. The largest nationality groups at ISY for the 2018-19 school year are Myanmar, United States, South Korea, India and Japan. We offer a program based on an American core curriculum with an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. ISY is a private, nonprofit, and nondenominational school.

Ninety-eight percent of ISY graduates move on to colleges and universities of their choice around the world. ISY is committed to a program that reflects both the school community's high expectations for academic rigor and the needs of the multinational student body. There is a deep commitment to its mission, which encourages all students to be a force for positive change in their communities and the world.

The International School Yangon is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and is a member of the East Asian Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS). ISY is committed to excellence, ensuring that all students achieve a high level of accomplishment using English as the medium of instruction.

The International School Yangon (ISY) is committed to the protection of all children and young people from harm. ISY has a zero-tolerance policy towards child abuse and neglect. Applicants undergo stringent screening and selection processes before being allowed to work with our students.

The International School Yangon is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment. The school does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational, admissions or employment policies.

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1955
Private
Not for Profit
Board of Trustee
1.00
Day
Co-Educational
None
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

Contact Information
Campus Address
20 Shwetaungyar Road.
Bahan Township
Myanmar
Yangon
Yangon
11201
Not set
Contact Details
+951512793/94/95
+951512793, +951512794, +9515127

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Education Information
IB DP
United States of America
English
PreK
12

Tuition Fees
14550.0
25800.0

Teacher Information
83
8
92
14

Student Information
774
0
28
358
184
51
0
30
70
47
Teaching Information
180
August
Yes
No
No
Yes

Job Types and Salaries
This school has not provided this information

Visa Requirements
This school has not provided this information
School Benefits
Number of Contract Days
180 days
Accommodation
ISY contracted housing is provided for overseas hire faculty contractors in their first year of full time employment with ISY. Beginning the second year at ISY, all overseas faculty will have housing based upon a reimbursable allowance paid directly to the landlord.
Flights/Transport
The Contractor and *one authorized dependent will receive a lump sum
payment for round trip economy class air travel from the home of record to Yangon and
back to the home of record each school year.
Moving Allowance
The School will provide for the transport the Contractor’s household goods via sea freight from Contractor’s Home of Record or current residence. The maximum allowance amount will be determined by region.
Dependent Opportunities
The full time overseas hired Faculty Contractor may elect to send a maximum of one legally dependent child to ISY on a tuition-free basis.
Medical
Provide Health Insurance for the overseas hired employee and one authorized dependent
Dental
None

IB Math

TITLE: STANDARD CLASSROOM/SPECIALIST TEACHER
QUALIFICATIONS
1. College degree with teaching emphasis or completion of teacher preparation program.
2. Teacher professional certification in the area of teaching assignment.
3. A minimum of two years experience in grades PK-12 preferred.
REPORTS TO: GRADE LEVEL PRINCIPAL
INTERFACES WITH: Students, colleagues, parents, support staff and administrators
SUPERVISES: Students and student activities
JOB GOAL: To provide students with a caring, challenging and culturally diverse
learning environment through exemplary teaching which models and
supports responsibility and respect for oneself, others and the
environment, thus enabling students to reach their full potential and
become life-long learners, leaders and world citizens.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. To display a wide variety of teaching strategies that meet individual student needs and abilities.
 Effectively meets the learning needs of late-entering students, ESL students,
students with low academic ability and those who are gifted and talented;
 Skillfully uses verbal and non-verbal forms of communication;
 Previews and communicates learning objectives to students in a clear, logical and
sequential manner.
2. To display evidence of excellent preparation for classroom instruction.
 Uses appropriate examples and illustrations to motivate the abilities and interests of
students;
 Creates and uses appropriate materials for instructional purpose;
 Assesses and adjusts the classroom setting to provide for a variety of learning styles;
 Provides a range of information which enriches the curriculum;
 Draws from a different and varied instructional resources to enhance lessons;
instruction and content is not driven by the basal textbook.
3. To display competence and confidence in using media and technology.
 Effectively uses computer instruction, when appropriate, for both self and students
in order t integrate and enhance classroom lessons;
 Seeks ongoing computer staff development opportunities.
4. To plan and implement strategies that encourage student self-discipline, reinforce appropriate
behavior, manage disruptive behavior constructively and allow for grouping of students in the
most efficient way to support learning objectives.
 Skillful in keeping students on the learning task;
 Adaptable, flexible and creative in situations that are caused by a variety of
individual student needs.
5. To bring out the best in students by continually monitoring their work.
 Uses multiple sources for student assessment;
 Returns test results by next class period when possible;
 Provides written comments and provides group and individual feedback on major
assignments;
 Provides specific evaluative feedback with reinforcement and encouragement.
6. To motivate students to achieve beyond previous performance levels.
7. To set high expectation standards that are appropriate for each student’s ability level.
8. To model and encourage awareness and understanding of cultural diversity.
9. To recognize the need for appropriate classroom humor and maintain a pleasant and
purposeful atmosphere in the classroom.
10. To create and maintain enthusiasm for the love of learning.
11. To demonstrate a sincere rapport with students and seek to celebrate their accomplishments.
12. To provide leadership in curriculum and instructional development.
 Serves as a role model;
 Takes advantage of opportunities to learn from others;
 Keeps abreast of developments related t teaching.
13. To promote good rapport with students, staff, parents, and school community.
 Promotes good working relationships with others;
 Respects the confidentiality of student and staff concerns;
 Keep parents informed of their children’s progress.
14. To establish long-range goals, instructional objectives and methods relevant to the objectives.
15. To understand clearly and model professionalism.
16. To work cooperatively with colleagues in order to connect learning across subject disciplines.
17. To demonstrate accurate and up-to-date knowledge of curriculum and subject matter.
18. To follow Board policies cooperatively and implement regulations.
19. To recognize the importance of the after-school activities program and assume responsibilities
in that program.
20. To be self-motivated an assume responsibility willingly.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Directed by Board adopted Professional Salary Schedule, School Calendar, and Teacher
Contract.
PERFORMANCE EVALUATION:
Job performance will be evaluated by the Principal or Director in accordance with Board
policy and implementing regulations.
Starting: 1 Aug 2020
Apply By: 31 Dec 2019
Closes In: 23 days

Secondary Music

TITLE: STANDARD CLASSROOM/SPECIALIST TEACHER
QUALIFICATIONS
1. College degree with teaching emphasis or completion of teacher preparation program.
2. Teacher professional certification in the area of teaching assignment.
3. A minimum of two years experience in grades PK-12 preferred.
REPORTS TO: GRADE LEVEL PRINCIPAL
INTERFACES WITH: Students, colleagues, parents, support staff and administrators
SUPERVISES: Students and student activities
JOB GOAL: To provide students with a caring, challenging and culturally diverse
learning environment through exemplary teaching which models and
supports responsibility and respect for oneself, others and the
environment, thus enabling students to reach their full potential and
become life-long learners, leaders and world citizens.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. To display a wide variety of teaching strategies that meet individual student needs and abilities.
 Effectively meets the learning needs of late-entering students, ESL students,
students with low academic ability and those who are gifted and talented;
 Skillfully uses verbal and non-verbal forms of communication;
 Previews and communicates learning objectives to students in a clear, logical and
sequential manner.
2. To display evidence of excellent preparation for classroom instruction.
 Uses appropriate examples and illustrations to motivate the abilities and interests of
students;
 Creates and uses appropriate materials for instructional purpose;
 Assesses and adjusts the classroom setting to provide for a variety of learning styles;
 Provides a range of information which enriches the curriculum;
 Draws from a different and varied instructional resources to enhance lessons;
instruction and content is not driven by the basal textbook.
3. To display competence and confidence in using media and technology.
 Effectively uses computer instruction, when appropriate, for both self and students
in order t integrate and enhance classroom lessons;
 Seeks ongoing computer staff development opportunities.
4. To plan and implement strategies that encourage student self-discipline, reinforce appropriate
behavior, manage disruptive behavior constructively and allow for grouping of students in the
most efficient way to support learning objectives.
 Skillful in keeping students on the learning task;
 Adaptable, flexible and creative in situations that are caused by a variety of
individual student needs.
5. To bring out the best in students by continually monitoring their work.
 Uses multiple sources for student assessment;
 Returns test results by next class period when possible;
 Provides written comments and provides group and individual feedback on major
assignments;
 Provides specific evaluative feedback with reinforcement and encouragement.
6. To motivate students to achieve beyond previous performance levels.
7. To set high expectation standards that are appropriate for each student’s ability level.
8. To model and encourage awareness and understanding of cultural diversity.
9. To recognize the need for appropriate classroom humor and maintain a pleasant and
purposeful atmosphere in the classroom.
10. To create and maintain enthusiasm for the love of learning.
11. To demonstrate a sincere rapport with students and seek to celebrate their accomplishments.
12. To provide leadership in curriculum and instructional development.
 Serves as a role model;
 Takes advantage of opportunities to learn from others;
 Keeps abreast of developments related t teaching.
13. To promote good rapport with students, staff, parents, and school community.
 Promotes good working relationships with others;
 Respects the confidentiality of student and staff concerns;
 Keep parents informed of their children’s progress.
14. To establish long-range goals, instructional objectives and methods relevant to the objectives.
15. To understand clearly and model professionalism.
16. To work cooperatively with colleagues in order to connect learning across subject disciplines.
17. To demonstrate accurate and up-to-date knowledge of curriculum and subject matter.
18. To follow Board policies cooperatively and implement regulations.
19. To recognize the importance of the after-school activities program and assume responsibilities
in that program.
20. To be self-motivated an assume responsibility willingly.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Directed by Board adopted Professional Salary Schedule, School Calendar, and Teacher
Contract.
PERFORMANCE EVALUATION:
Job performance will be evaluated by the Principal or Director in accordance with Board
policy and implementing regulations.
Starting: 1 Aug 2020
Apply By: 31 Dec 2019
Closes In: 23 days

PreK Teacher

TITLE: STANDARD CLASSROOM/SPECIALIST TEACHER

QUALIFICATIONS
1. College degree with teaching emphasis or completion of teacher preparation program.
2. Teacher professional certification in the area of teaching assignment.
3. A minimum of three years experience in grades PK-12 preferred.

REPORTS TO: GRADE LEVEL PRINCIPAL

INTERFACES WITH: Students, colleagues, parents, support staff and administrators

SUPERVISES: Students and student activities

JOB GOAL: To provide students with a caring, challenging and culturally diverse learning environment through exemplary teaching which models and supports responsibility and respect for oneself, others and the environment, thus enabling students to reach their full potential and become life-long learners, leaders and world citizens.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. To display a wide variety of teaching strategies that meet individual student needs and abilities.
• Effectively meets the learning needs of late-entering students, ESL students, students with low academic ability and those who are gifted and talented;
• Skillfully uses verbal and non-verbal forms of communication;
• Previews and communicates learning objectives to students in a clear, logical and sequential manner.

2. To display evidence of excellent preparation for classroom instruction.
• Uses appropriate examples and illustrations to motivate the abilities and interests of students;
• Creates and uses appropriate materials for instructional purpose;
• Assesses and adjusts the classroom setting to provide for a variety of learning styles;
• Provides a range of information which enriches the curriculum;
• Draws from a different and varied instructional resources to enhance lessons; instruction and content is not driven by the basal textbook.

3. To display competence and confidence in using media and technology.
• Effectively uses computer instruction, when appropriate, for both self and students in order t integrate and enhance classroom lessons;
• Seeks ongoing computer staff development opportunities.

4. To plan and implement strategies that encourage student self-discipline, reinforce appropriate behavior, manage disruptive behavior constructively and allow for grouping of students in the most efficient way to support learning objectives.
• Skillful in keeping students on the learning task;
• Adaptable, flexible and creative in situations that are caused by a variety of individual student needs.

5. To bring out the best in students by continually monitoring their work.
• Uses multiple sources for student assessment;
• Returns test results by next class period when possible;
• Provides written comments and provides group and individual feedback on major assignments;
• Provides specific evaluative feedback with reinforcement and encouragement.

6. To motivate students to achieve beyond previous performance levels.

7. To set high expectation standards that are appropriate for each student’s ability level.

8. To model and encourage awareness and understanding of cultural diversity.

9. To recognize the need for appropriate classroom humor and maintain a pleasant and purposeful atmosphere in the classroom.

10. To create and maintain enthusiasm for the love of learning.

11. To demonstrate a sincere rapport with students and seek to celebrate their accomplishments.

12. To provide leadership in curriculum and instructional development.
• Serves as a role model;
• Takes advantage of opportunities to learn from others;
• Keeps abreast of developments related t teaching.

13. To promote good rapport with students, staff, parents, and school community.
• Promotes good working relationships with others;
• Respects the confidentiality of student and staff concerns;
• Keep parents informed of their children’s progress.

14. To establish long-range goals, instructional objectives and methods relevant to the objectives.

15. To understand clearly and model professionalism.

16. To work cooperatively with colleagues in order to connect learning across subject disciplines.

17. To demonstrate accurate and up-to-date knowledge of curriculum and subject matter.

18. To follow Board policies cooperatively and implement regulations.

19. To recognize the importance of the after-school activities program and assume responsibilities in that program.

20. To be self-motivated an assume responsibility willingly.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Directed by Board adopted Professional Salary Schedule, School Calendar, and Teacher
Contract.

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION:

Job performance will be evaluated by the Principal or Director in accordance with Board
policy and implementing regulations.
Starting: 1 Aug 2020
Apply By: 31 Dec 2019
Closes In: 23 days