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The International School of Macao
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Teachers who can offer subject knowledge and skills to K-12 students (all levels) within the major international curriculum framework standards, such as Canadian (Alberta), UK (Key Stages, iGCSE, A-level), IB (All levels) and AP are required. Candidates with teaching qualifications in Mathematics, English and Science, IELTS, and courses within these subject areas such as Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Calculus and Economics are in most demand.

Please send an email to academics@ies.network to express your interest & please include your CV.
Please distribute this notice to your colleagues who may be interested in this opportunity and I look forward to receiving your positive response.
Starting: 2 Apr 2021
Apply By: 1 Apr 2021
Closes In: 30 days

Generalist 1-3 (Elementary)

The International School of Macao
The International School (TIS) of Macao is a pre-kindergarten to grade 12 school, where our mission is to develop socially responsible, lifelong learners able to problem solve, think critically and make positive changes in our global community. We are accredited by the Education Ministry of Alberta, Canada and our graduates receive a high school diploma that is recognized by universities around the world. At TIS Macao, we offer the Alberta curriculum and the International Baccalaureate (IB) program for our high school students as a program of choice. Today, TIS Macao has an enrolment of 1,400 students representing 40 different countries and offers a world class education as one of the top performing Alberta-accredited international schools.

We are seeking innovative and collaborative elementary teachers who are committed to preparing our students for the future by cultivating skills and attitudes that enable lifelong learning and caring for the community. Available teaching positions could be for Grades 1, 2 or 3, depending on vacancies and transfers.

Duties:

Provide instruction and guidance to a homeroom of students through language arts, mathematics, science and social studies
Collaborate with the grade level team to develop common lessons and units
Work with all staff in promoting lifelong learning to all students in the school
Participate in student, school and community extra-curricular activities

The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor of Education with a focus in Elementary Education. Knowledge of and experience with inquiry-based learning is a prerequisite and experience with STEAM learning is a definite asset. Applicants must possess a Canadian provincial (Alberta) teaching certification or comparable qualifications in order to apply for a teaching position at TIS. Check your credentials by copying and pasting the following link to your browser:
https://www.alberta.ca/teacher-certification.aspx

All new staff are required to be certified in first aid. There is a generous compensation package commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as medical, dental and living allowance benefits.
Starting: 16 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Mar 2021
Closes In: 29 days

Generalist 4-6 (Elementary)

The International School of Macao
The International School (TIS) of Macao is a pre-kindergarten to grade 12 school, where our mission is to develop socially responsible, lifelong learners able to problem solve, think critically and make positive changes in our global community. We are accredited by the Education Ministry of Alberta, Canada and our graduates receive a high school diploma that is recognized by universities around the world. At TIS Macao, we offer the Alberta curriculum and the International Baccalaureate (IB) program for our high school students as a program of choice. Today, TIS Macao has an enrolment of 1,400 students representing 40 different countries and offers a world class education as one of the top performing Alberta-accredited international schools.

We are seeking innovative and collaborative elementary teachers who are committed to preparing our students for the future by cultivating skills and attitudes that enable lifelong learning and caring for the community. Available teaching positions could be for Grades 4, 5 or 6, depending on vacancies and transfers.

Duties:

Provide instruction and guidance to a homeroom of students through language arts, mathematics, science and social studies
Collaborate with the grade level team to develop common lessons and units
Work with all staff in promoting lifelong learning to all students in the school
Participate in student, school and community extra-curricular activities

The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor of Education with a focus in Elementary Education. Knowledge of and experience with inquiry-based learning is a prerequisite and experience with STEAM learning is a definite asset. Applicants must possess a Canadian provincial (Alberta) teaching certification or comparable qualifications in order to apply for a teaching position at TIS. Check your credentials by copying and pasting the following link to your browser:
https://www.alberta.ca/teacher-certification.aspx

All new staff are required to be certified in first aid. There is a generous compensation package commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as medical, dental and living allowance benefits.
Starting: 16 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Mar 2021
Closes In: 29 days

Early Childhood (Kindergarten)

The International School of Macao
The International School (TIS) of Macao is a pre-kindergarten to grade 12 school, where our mission is to develop socially responsible, lifelong learners able to problem solve, think critically and make positive changes in our global community. We are accredited by the Education Ministry of Alberta, Canada and our graduates receive a high school diploma that is recognized by universities around the world. At TIS Macao, we offer the Alberta curriculum and the International Baccalaureate (IB) program for our high school students as a program of choice. Today, TIS Macao has an enrolment of 1,400 students representing 40 different countries and offers a world class education as one of the top performing Alberta-accredited international schools.

We are seeking innovative and collaborative kindergarten teachers who are committed to preparing our students for the future by cultivating skills and attitudes that enable lifelong learning and caring for the community.

Duties:

Provide a dynamic program to PreKindergarten (3 year old) & Junior Kindergarten (4 year old) students
Collaborate with the grade level team to develop common lessons and units
Team teach and plan with the co teacher and Mandarin teacher
Work with all staff in promoting lifelong learning to students in the school
Participate in student, school and community extracurricular activities

The successful candidate must possess a minimum of an Early Childhood Degree and previous kindergarten or nursery teaching experience. Knowledge of and experience with inquiry-based learning is a prerequisite. A background in project planning and an understanding of Reggio Emilia practice is beneficial. Experience with an emergent curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices is also an asset.

Applicants must possess a Canadian provincial (Alberta) teaching certification or comparable qualifications in order to apply for a teaching position at TIS. Check your credentials by copying and pasting the following link to your browser:
https://www.alberta.ca/teacher-certification.aspx

All new staff are required to be certified in first aid. There is a generous compensation package commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as medical, dental and living allowance benefits.
Starting: 16 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Mar 2021
Closes In: 29 days

Physical Education Teacher (Elementary)

The International School of Macao
The International School (TIS) of Macao is a pre-kindergarten to grade 12 school, where our mission is to develop socially responsible, lifelong learners able to problem solve, think critically and make positive changes in our global community. We are accredited by the Education Ministry of Alberta, Canada and our graduates receive a high school diploma that is recognized by universities around the world. At TIS Macao, we offer the Alberta curriculum and the International Baccalaureate (IB) program for our high school students as a program of choice. Today, TIS Macao has an enrolment of 1,400 students representing 40 different countries and offers a world class education as one of the top performing Alberta-accredited international schools.

We are seeking an innovative and collaborative elementary PE teacher who is committed to preparing our students for the future by cultivating skills and attitudes that enable lifelong learning and caring for the community. Duties for this full-time position include:

- Providing Physical Education instruction to students
- Collaborating with staff to develop intramural and extra curricular sports programs
- Working with all staff in promoting active living to all students in the school
- Participating in student, school and community extra-curricular activities

The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor of Education with a major or minor in Physical Education and/or previous experience as a PE teacher. Applicants must possess a Canadian provincial (Alberta) teaching certification or comparable qualifications in order to apply for a teaching position at TIS. Check your credentials by copying and pasting the following link to your browser:
https://www.alberta.ca/teacher-certification.aspx

All new staff are required to be certified in first aid. There is a generous compensation package commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as medical, dental and living allowance benefits.
Starting: 16 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Mar 2021
Closes In: 29 days

Career Technology Foundation (CTF) Teacher

The International School of Macao
The International School (TIS) of Macao is a pre-kindergarten to grade 12 school, where our mission is to develop socially responsible, lifelong learners able to problem solve, think critically and make positive changes in our global community. We are accredited by the Education Ministry of Alberta, Canada and our graduates receive a high school diploma that is recognized by universities around the world. At TIS Macao, we offer the Alberta curriculum and the International Baccalaureate (IB) program for our high school students as a program of choice. Today, TIS Macao has an enrolment of 1,400 students representing 40 different countries and offers a world class education as one of the top performing Alberta-accredited international schools.

We are tentatively seeking an innovative and collaborative Career Technology Foundation (CTF) teacher who is committed to preparing our students for the future by cultivating skills and attitudes that enable lifelong learning and caring for the community.

Duties:

Provide CTF instruction including multi-media, robotics, marketing, and digital technology to students
Experience with Alberta CTF curriculum is an asset but not required
Collaborate with the technology department to develop cohesive lessons and units
Work with all staff in promoting active living to students in the school
Participate in student, school and community extra-curricular activities

The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor of Education with a major or minor in CTF Education and/or previous experience as a CTF or ICT teacher. Applicants must possess a Canadian provincial (Alberta) teaching certification or comparable qualifications in order to apply for a teaching position at TIS. Check your credentials by copying and pasting the following link to your browser:
https://www.alberta.ca/teacher-certification.aspx

All new staff are required to be certified in first aid. There is a generous compensation package commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as medical, dental and living allowance benefits.
Starting: 16 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Mar 2021
Closes In: 29 days

High School Mathematics Teacher

The International School of Macao
The International School (TIS) of Macao is a pre-kindergarten to grade 12 school, where our mission is to develop socially responsible, lifelong learners able to problem solve, think critically and make positive changes in our global community. We are accredited by the Education Ministry of Alberta, Canada and our graduates receive a high school diploma that is recognized by universities around the world. At TIS Macao, we offer the Alberta curriculum and the International Baccalaureate (IB) program for our high school students as a program of choice. Today, TIS Macao has an enrolment of 1,400 students representing 40 different countries and offers a world class education as one of the top performing Alberta-accredited international schools.

We are TENATIVELY seeking an innovative and collaborative high school maths teacher who is committed to preparing our students for the future by cultivating skills and attitudes that enable lifelong learning and caring for the community.

Duties:

Provide mathematics instruction and guidance to high school students
Experience with IB Diploma mathematics and/or Alberta High School mathematics is an asset but not required
Collaborate with the mathematics department to develop common lessons and units
Work with all staff in promoting active living to students in the school
Participate in student, school and community extra-curricular activities

The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor of Education with a focus in Secondary Education and a Major or Minor in Mathematics. Knowledge of and experience with inquiry-based learning is a prerequisite. Applicants must possess a Canadian provincial (Alberta) teaching certification or comparable qualifications in order to apply for a teaching position at TIS. Check your credentials by copying and pasting the following link to your browser:
https://www.alberta.ca/teacher-certification.aspx

All new staff are required to be certified in first aid. There is a generous compensation package commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as medical, dental and living allowance benefits.
Starting: 16 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Mar 2021
Closes In: 29 days

Secondary Inclusive Education Teacher

The International School of Macao
The International School (TIS) of Macao is a pre-kindergarten to grade 12 school, where our mission is to develop socially responsible, lifelong learners able to problem solve, think critically and make positive changes in our global community. We are accredited by the Education Ministry of Alberta, Canada and our graduates receive a high school diploma that is recognized by universities around the world. At TIS Macao, we offer the Alberta curriculum and the International Baccalaureate (IB) program for our high school students as a program of choice. Today, TIS Macao has an enrolment of 1,400 students representing 40 different countries and offers a world class education as one of the top performing Alberta-accredited international schools.

We are looking for a highly motivated, exemplary practitioner for the position of Secondary School Inclusive Education Teacher. The candidate is both a child advocate and a teacher/staff/parent liaison. The Inclusive Education Teacher supports and contributes to the learning and programming process of individual students where his/her specific expertise is needed. Excellent personal and collaborative skills are required to work within diverse teaching teams.

Duties:
Work within the Inclusive Education Department to develop and implement learning support programs for students from Grade 7-12 with mild to moderate learning difficulties.
Assist student learning, utilising a plan teach, evaluate and feedback cycle.
Create and implement Inclusive Education Planning for students who require additional programming
Work collaboratively with staff to develop programs and strategies to support positive behaviour management.
Develop exemplary relationships with parents, teachers and students
Create equitable learning opportunities for all students
Participate in student, school and community extra-curricular activities

The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor of Education with training and/or previous experience in Special Education and Learning Support instruction. Overseas teaching experience is a definite asset. Applicants must possess a Canadian provincial (Alberta) teaching certification or comparable qualifications in order to apply for a teaching position at TIS. Check your credentials by copying and pasting the following link to your browser:
https://www.alberta.ca/teacher-certification.aspx

All new staff are required to be certified in first aid.There is a generous compensation package commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as medical, dental and living allowance benefits.
Starting: 16 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Mar 2021
Closes In: 29 days

Secondary Social Studies

The International School of Macao
The International School (TIS) of Macao is a pre-kindergarten to grade 12 school, where our mission is to develop socially responsible, lifelong learners able to problem solve, think critically and make positive changes in our global community. We are accredited by the Education Ministry of Alberta, Canada and our graduates receive a high school diploma that is recognized by universities around the world. At TIS Macao, we offer the Alberta curriculum and the International Baccalaureate (IB) program for our high school students as a program of choice. Today, TIS Macao has an enrollment of 1,400 students representing 40 different countries and offers a world class education as one of the top performing Alberta-accredited international schools.

We are TENATIVELY seeking an innovative and collaborative Secondary Social Studies teacher who is committed to preparing our students for the future by cultivating skills and attitudes that enable lifelong learning and caring for the community.

Duties:

Provide Social Studies instruction and guidance to high school students
Experience with IB Diploma History and/or Alberta High School Social Studies is an asset but not required
Collaborate with the grade level team to develop common lessons and units
Work with all staff in promoting active living to students in the school
Participate in student, school and community extra-curricular activities


The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor of Education with a focus in Secondary Education and a Major or Minor in Humanities (History or Politics). Knowledge of and experience with inquiry-based learning is a prerequisite. Applicants must possess a Canadian provincial (Alberta) teaching certification or comparable qualifications in order to apply for a teaching position at TIS. Check your credentials by copying and pasting the following link to your browser:
https://www.alberta.ca/teacher-certification.aspx

All new staff are required to be certified in first aid. There is a generous compensation package commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as medical, dental and living allowance benefits.
Starting: 16 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Mar 2021
Closes In: 29 days

High School Chemistry Teacher

The International School of Macao
The International School (TIS) of Macao is a pre-kindergarten to grade 12 school, where our mission is to develop socially responsible, lifelong learners able to problem solve, think critically and make positive changes in our global community. We are accredited by the Education Ministry of Alberta, Canada and our graduates receive a high school diploma that is recognized by universities around the world. At TIS Macao, we offer the Alberta curriculum and the International Baccalaureate (IB) program for our high school students as a program of choice. Today, TIS Macao has an enrolment of 1,400 students representing 40 different countries and offers a world class education as one of the top performing Alberta-accredited international schools.

We are TENATIVELY seeking an innovative and collaborative high school science teacher who is committed to preparing our students for the future by cultivating skills and attitudes that enable lifelong learning and caring for the community.

Duties:

Provide Chemistry instruction and guidance to high school students
Experience with IB Diploma and/or Alberta Chemistry 20/30 is an asset but not required
Collaborate with the grade level team to develop common lessons and units
Work with all staff in promoting active living to students in the school
Participate in student, school and community extra-curricular activities

The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor of Education with a focus in Secondary Education and a Major or Minor in Science or Chemistry. Knowledge of and experience with inquiry-based learning is a prerequisite. Applicants must possess a Canadian provincial (Alberta) teaching certification or comparable qualifications in order to apply for a teaching position at TIS. Check your credentials by copying and pasting the following link to your browser:
https://www.alberta.ca/teacher-certification.aspx

All new staff are required to be certified in first aid. There is a generous compensation package commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as medical, dental and living allowance benefits.
Starting: 16 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Mar 2021
Closes In: 29 days

High School Physics and Combined Science Teacher

The International School of Macao
The International School (TIS) of Macao is a pre-kindergarten to grade 12 school, where our mission is to develop socially responsible, lifelong learners able to problem solve, think critically and make positive changes in our global community. We are accredited by the Education Ministry of Alberta, Canada and our graduates receive a high school diploma that is recognized by universities around the world. At TIS Macao, we offer the Alberta curriculum and the International Baccalaureate (IB) program for our high school students as a program of choice. Today, TIS Macao has an enrolment of 1,400 students representing 40 different countries and offers a world class education as one of the top performing Alberta-accredited international schools.

We are seeking an innovative and collaborative high school science teacher who is committed to preparing our students for the future by cultivating skills and attitudes that enable lifelong learning and caring for the community.

Duties:

Provide Physics and Combined Science instruction and guidance to high school students
Experience with IB Diploma and/or Alberta Physics 20/30 and Science 10 is an asset but not required
Collaborate with the grade level team to develop common lessons and units
Work with all staff in promoting active living to all students in the school
Participate in student, school and community extra-curricular activities

The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor of Education with a focus in Secondary Education and a Major or Minor in Science or Physics. Knowledge of and experience with inquiry-based learning is a prerequisite. Applicants must possess a Canadian provincial (Alberta) teaching certification or comparable qualifications in order to apply for a teaching position at TIS. Check your credentials by copying and pasting the following link to your browser:
https://www.alberta.ca/teacher-certification.aspx


All new staff are required to be certified in first aid. There is a generous compensation package commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as medical, dental and living allowance benefits.
Starting: 16 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Mar 2021
Closes In: 29 days

Upper Primary Teacher Years 4-6

Canadian International School Guangzhou
Interested Candidates need to have Alberta, Canada Teacher certification or an equivalent to teach at CIS ( includes a Bachelor of Education and Student-Teacher Practicum monitored by a Professional Mentor teacher)

CIS provides a generous compensation package which includes medical benefits as well a mixture of Eastern and Western holiday breaks.

Teaching Roles:
Teachers need to be collaborative, innovative in order to make our students successful.
* they need to work with grade partners in a professional matter
* they need to provide students with focused and deliberate lessons based on Alberta's Program of Studies
* they need to share their expertise and passion in After School Activities
Starting: 9 Aug 2021
Apply By: 15 Mar 2021
Closes In: 13 days

Lower Primary Teacher Years 1-3

Canadian International School Guangzhou
Interested Candidates need to have Alberta, Canada Teacher certification or an equivalent to teach at CIS ( includes a Bachelor of Education and Student-Teacher Practicum monitored by a Professional Mentor teacher)

CIS provides a generous compensation package which includes medical benefits as well a mixture of Eastern and Western holiday breaks.

Teaching Roles:
Teachers need to be collaborative, innovative in order to make our students successful.
* they need to work with grade partners in a professional matter
* they need to provide students with focused and deliberate lessons based on Alberta's Program of Studies
* they need to share their expertise and passion in After School Activities
Starting: 9 Aug 2021
Apply By: 15 Mar 2021
Closes In: 13 days

Junior High Science

Canadian International School Guangzhou
- Must have a Bachelor of Education with at least 10 weeks of student teaching to be able to get Alberta Certification
(alternatively, one could have a US state certification or QTS certification from the UK paired with teaching experience)
- Grade 7-9 Science teacher familiar with the Alberta Program of Studies
- mentor to a homeroom and able to pastorally lead young learners
- 2 year contract would be an expectation
Starting: 9 Aug 2021
Apply By: 15 Mar 2021
Closes In: 13 days

Academic Counsellor (Secondary)

Canadian International School Guangzhou
Interested Candidates need to have Alberta, Canada Teacher certification or an equivalent to teach at CIS ( includes a Bachelor of Education and Student-Teacher Practicum monitored by a Professional Mentor teacher)

CIS provides a generous compensation package which includes medical benefits as well a mixture of Eastern and Western holiday breaks.

Counselor Role:
Discuss Career routes, paths and potential possibilities ( assist U Go Office)
Monitor High School Progress (to ensure High School Completion) and provide support for some learners
Some social emotional support ( part of the Behavioral Team)
Provide in-class presentations on a variety of Topics from Bullying to University preparedness

Starting: 1 Jul 2021
Apply By: 15 Mar 2021
Closes In: 13 days
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