Our Elementary School teachers form a highly skilled and collaborative team. There are over 70 faculty members in the ES and close to 650 students from over 60 countries. The ES administration team consists of a Principal and two Vice Principals.
Personal Qualifications and Attributes
Teaching license or certification for elementary school years.
At least 3 years of teaching experience.
Teaching experience in a similar type of international school and this age group (4-11 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 skills at differentiating within the classroom for students of mixed abilities.
Experience with Readers & Writers Workshop model is an advantage
Experience teaching conceptual-based mathematics
Inquiry approach to teaching and learning (especially in the areas of Science and SOcial Studies)
Experience designing units with UBD - ‘Understanding by Design’ is an advantage
Experience teaching English Language Learners as an additional language 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 ES children aligned with the practices, standards, benchmarks, and learning outcomes of the ISB curriculum, along with its Vision, Mission, and Definition of Learning.
Partner with counselors, administration, and other staff to ensure care and support for the social, emotional and learning success of children.
Assess student learning and provide timely, quality feedback to improve student learning.
Accommodate for learning needs based on student’s Individualized Learning Plans.
Co-teach, co-plan, and co-assess with student support teachers and other homeroom teachers to ensure appropriate challenge, strategies, and learning happens for all students.
Collaborate effectively with grade level colleagues
Participate in student 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 to support 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 ES Principal.