Homeroom teachers facilitate student learning and create productive and engaging environments. Teachers work as part of a team with other members of the faculty, parents, and students to support the ISP teaching philosophy, curricular objectives, and school goals.
ELEMENTARY at ISP:
Our primary mission is to meet the unique educational, emotional, and social needs of each and every student. All of the staff members at ISP share a common goal – to do whatever it takes to help students reach their full potential as learners and as global citizens. We recognize that learning is a complex, dynamic process, and we constantly evaluate our practice to ensure that students are engaged, that they are appropriately challenged, and that they experience joy.
We offer a research-based curriculum that emphasizes a strong foundation in literacy and maths as well as critical thinking, citizenship, and ample opportunities for creative expression. Our whole-child approach includes challenging social studies, science, and math programs. Students stay fit and healthy in our physical education classes, they produce art, music, and drama in our specialist classes, and they get hands-on access to technology through integrated units of study. Students are also exposed to daily Spanish classes differentiated by fluency. In addition to these special enrichment classes, our students are engaged in the social-emotional realm as they have set aside weekly classroom visits and lessons from their grade level counselor. At ISP, we believe that life-long learning is critical for everyone. Our early release time of students on Wednesdays is devoted to professional development activities designed to continually improve our services to students and families. Education is not static, and our staff understands the importance of keeping up with the latest research regarding effective educational practices.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Bring to life the ISP Teaching and Learning Philosophy by developing and teaching curricula across multiple subjects that engage learners in purposeful, connected and balanced work that cultivates 21st-century skills.
Help students achieve learning outcomes aligned to the grade level, crafting instruction thoughtfully to address individual needs.
Build a robust learning atmosphere that leads students to value school and feel part of a challenging yet joyful and inclusive learning community.
Collaborate intensively and consistently with colleagues to continually improve student learning and school culture.
Participate actively in ongoing, transformative professional learning.
WHAT YOU BRING
Experience working with children
Dedication to learning and developing your craft of teaching
Skills in collaboration, innovation and creativity
Resourcefulness and adaptability, eagerness to embrace the constant change of education
A willingness to be flexible
Organization, time management, and problem-solving skills
A high degree of professionalism
Commitment to participating in the whole school experience
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE JOB
At least 5 years of experience in relevant subject area or grade level
Bachelor or Master Degree in Education or
Bachelor or Master Degree in relevant subject area with teaching experience as per above
High level of English proficiency
Cross-cultural sensitivity and an international mindset
Previous experience in an international school