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.

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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

Media Links
Education Information
IB DP
United States of America
English
PreK
12

Tuition Fees
14550.0
25800.0

Teacher Information
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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

Director of Curriculum and Learning


Job title
Director of Curriculum and Learning
Reports to
School Director
Interfaces with
Leadership Team, Faculty, Parents, Students and Staff
Supervices
Specialist Teachers and Faculty

Description/Summary

The Director of Curriculum and Learning will provide skilled and effective leadership and oversight of strategic initiatives related to the development and communication of a research-based student learning program, staff professional development program, and an effective Teaching and Learning Coaching program. The Director of Curriculum and Learning will also ensure that the school-wide curriculum is developed, maintained and revised in direct support of the School’s Mission and strategic goals.

The Director of Curriculum and Learning will oversee the Office of Learning, which supports all curriculum programs, coordinates the school-wide student standardized testing, ISY hosted conferences, and supports other school programs. He/she reports to the School Director and will work with him/her to support the data collection, analysis and communication of the school’s strategic plan and accreditation processes.


Qualifications/Skills

MA or MEd degree in Educational Administration, Curriculum and Instruction, or similar discipline;
Minimum five years of experience in a leadership role or in a senior administrative capacity in an educational institution;
Extensive knowledge of and experience with early years through high school curricular programs, including the International Baccalaureate program and inclusion;
Familiar with Adaptive Schools;
Experience and awareness regarding the role of technology in 21st century schools;
Successful track record in leading staff on staff development activities related to curriculum and instructional implementation methodologies and content
Ability and commitment to facilitate results-based, data-driven, decision-making and continuous school
improvement
Minimum of 5 years of classroom teaching.

Desired Personal Characteristics

Student-centered decision-maker
Understands and appreciates the importance of diversity
Demonstrates cultural sensitivity
Demonstrates integrity in all aspects of life
Gives evidence of excellent listening skills
Capable of making and communicating decisions
Develops and sustains trust amongst all constituents
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent collaborator




Duties and responsibilities

Strategic Leadership

Provide oversight and leadership for the student learning strategic goals related to the school’s strategic plan
Provide support to and collaborate with the School Director in other Strategic areas including the school’s accreditation process
Assists the School Director in implementing the school’s educational policies within the framework of the regulations provided by the Board of Trustees;
Provide leadership with all matters related to accreditation;

Learning Leadership:

Review and maintain written curriculum goals and objectives that are consistent with the School’s Statement of Mission and philosophy and clearly understood by the faculty and parents.
Assist in developing new curriculum to ensure both articulation and provisions for accountability.
Guide the development, implementation, and assessment of a clear, manageable, meaningful, grade-by-grade set of outcomes
Review and establish appropriate and consistent written accountability procedures that assess student attainment of learner outcomes consistent with the approved curriculum.
Visit classrooms regularly in order to view close-hand the implementation of curriculum and the use of appropriate instructional strategies.
Work closely with principals, team leaders and individual teachers on strategies and planning designed to integrate curriculum and instruction.
Work with the Leadership Team in the areas of learning leadership team facilitation, planning, programming, and end of year Reflection.
Facilitate, develop and plan the school-wide professional development days in collaboration with principals
Oversee, coordinate and communicate summer professional development opportunities for new hire faculty
Work with divisional heads, coaches, and faculty to ensure alignment and coordination of the curriculum
Mentor/coach the faculty in the understanding and delivery of the curriculum.
Support principals’ work with faculty in the areas of goal setting, curriculum, instruction and assessment
Develop and implement a school-wide plan for data collection, analysis, and interpretation which places data on student learning at the core of the plan for school improvement
○ Coach administrators and teachers in data use
○ Create data displays in user-friendly formats
○ Monitor and implement a school-wide assessment plan
Accreditation
Is the point person for all communication with accrediting agencies
Leads in following up on WASC action plans in response to recommendations and leads the joint IB/WASC re-accreditation visits.
Point person for all School Wide Assessment
Facilitates standardized testing
MAP
Work with secondary team on use of PSAT, SAT, and IB results
IB Assessments
Works with and supports the IB Coordinators and their assessment programs
Program evaluation, assessment of school improvement initiatives – Monitor all external assessments given at ISY
Other assessments




Administrative Leadership

Assist in preparation and management of the annual operating budget with specific reference to curriculum, instruction, and professional development
Review and maintain an updated professional reference library that includes professional journals, books and other materials related to teaching, learning, and leadership.
Establish, publicize and administer a school-wide professional development program that is research based, relevant, and focused on professional practice that impacts student learning.
Provide guidance in the review of resources for new programs and course renewal.
Collaborate with Principals to coordinate on-site training opportunities for teachers; negotiate agreement, expenses and schedule with consultants; prepare training agendas and schedules
Manage professional and professional development conferences general conference coordination including all related logistics (EARCOS,IB, Faculty and Staff Professional Development):
Align all curriculum and professional learning in the school with ISY’s mission, vision, identity, values and strategies
Have a deep understanding of curriculum and lead the implementation of the ISY curriculum objectives and development and review process
Establish and assess yearly school goals; maintaining regular written communication with faculty, parents, and students

Professional Development:

Oversee the professional development program and requests
Conduct professional growth activities related to school improvement initiatives (study groups, weekend workshops, professional development day activities)
Conduct annual reviews of the program funding and guidelines for the use of these funds
Manage the Professional Development budget, align professional development activities with curricula and instructional needs of ISY
Arrange on-campus professional development opportunities for the ISY faculty
Works collaboratively with divisional Principals and Learning Leaders for on-going curriculum revision, implementation and improvement;
Provides leadership for the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) to ensure that the school continues to meet the requirements of the associations and appropriate actions are taken each year to meet improvement requirements;
Manage and maintain accreditation systems and processes that contribute to the on-going accreditation by WASC.
Work with Principals to develop and implement special programs that develop and train our teachers to enhance their skills and effectiveness in the classroom.
Works cooperatively with the Principals and Head of School in the direction and supervision of professional development for teachers and administrators through conferences, workshops, group discussions, and the use of consultants for the purpose of improving teaching and learning and aligning professional development with school goals

Terms of Employment

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


Performance Evaluation

Job performance will be evaluated by the Director in accordance with ISY policy and implementing regulations.
Starting: 1 Aug 2020
Apply By: 30 Nov 2019
Closes In: 46 days

IB Biology

TITLE: STANDARD CLASSROOM/SPECIALIST TEACHER
QUALIFICATIONS
1. College degree with teaching emphasis or completion of a teacher preparation program.
2. Teacher professional certification in the area of teaching assignment.
3. A minimum of two years of 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 Oct 2019
Closes In: 16 days

IB Chemistry

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 Oct 2019
Closes In: 16 days