Salary: CI$49,000 – CI$65,500 per annum
The High School IB Science Teacher is responsible for educating children holistically, guiding them in the process of becoming learners who understand important ideas, grow important skills, and who are guided by principles and values. Integrating Next Generations Science standards into a rich, relevant context for learning, the teacher will be an integral member of a grade level team. Grade level teams work closely together and design interdisciplinary projects that are a central component of the High School learning program. The candidate must be passionate about their students’ learning and their own.
The successful candidate is required to have the following:
Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in Education and/or Biology Science content area with Education credentials
- Commitment to progressive science pedagogy, e.g. using inquiry, experiments, and discussions to help students think like scientists and develop deep conceptual understanding
- Strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement
Specialized technical qualifications in the area of Science (Biology)
International Baccalaureate training
Experience (preferred) teaching International Baccalaureate Biology
Training from an Education program or school with a US-based curricular focus,
Prior experience in project based learning or similar progressive pedagogy
Ability to differentiate instruction for all learners
Prior use and knowledge of Next Generation Science standards a plus
Minimum of two years of experience teaching high school science in a US-based school or International School with US-based or International Baccalaureate curriculum
The Recruitment Team at CIS will be involved in the search for this position. While the deadline for submission of complete applications on Schrole is listed as February 15, 2020 below, candidates are asked to submit their full application and complete all necessary application steps as early as possible, as CIS reserves the right to close the selection process at any time if an ideal candidate is found. It is anticipated that a final selection will be made by February 2020, if not sooner.