The role of teachers in PYP is to provide learners with authentic learning engagements, differentiated learning experiences in a socially, emotionally, and physically safe environment. BES teachers consider themselves learning designers so that students are at the center of a learning journey. A life-long learning approach to living and educating is essential in being part of our school context.
Undertakes teaching duties as stipulated in the contract of employment.
Carry out other related duties and responsibilities that the Principal may reasonably request within the teacher's contract's limitations. This will include duty supervision, and one required ASA per week.
Understands and adheres to the Teachers' Essential Agreements
Teaching and Classroom Environment
Creates a positive, stimulating, academic, and risk-free environment in which students can thrive educationally and socially.
Creates a welcoming atmosphere recognizing and encouraging the attributes of students and colleagues
Creates a learning environment that recognizes the individual learning potential and needs of all students.
Ensures that all students are aware of and follow behavioral agreements.
Sees challenges as opportunities to grow and to create meaning in any learning context.
Ensures that classrooms, furnishings, resources, and equipment are respected and valued by students.
Planning and Organization
Follows all prescribed teaching strategies and curriculum delivery in line with the school's academic direction.
Maintains all planning and record-keeping as requested by the school.
Demonstrates a collaborative model for all planning requirements.
Is familiar with Managebac, Seesaw, and Microsoft platforms.
Attends all regular departmental or team meetings.
Carries out teaching-related tasks as requested by the Administration.
Prepares for and contributes to all Parent/Teacher events
Participates in year-level or subject-based field trips as requested.
Supports the school and its programs in a professional and collegial manner.
Participates in any After School Activities stipulated in the teacher's contract.
Helps create a united and effective professional team by exhibiting punctuality, tact, confidentiality, reliability, enthusiasm, efficiency, transparency, and work ethic.
Provides an excellent personal example to students regarding attitudes, dress,
manners, and language.
Advises and collaborates with colleagues in determining year-level and specialist programs.
Contributes expertise to the development of educational programs.
Develops teaching resources in response to changes in the curriculum and its assessment.
Contributes subject expertise to the development of cross-curricular activities.
Participates in co-planning and execution of other school programs outside of their homeroom
Contributes to and participates in formal performance review and appraisal.
Participates in professional development activities as and when requested by the Division Principals.
Maintains up-to-date knowledge of subjects taught.
Maintains a high-level of technology proficiency as determined and supported by the school.
Sets assignments following the homework policy
Maintains appropriate assessment records
Analyze assessment information to improve student teaching and learning
Initiates and maintains close communication with parents regarding the social and academic progress of the students
Conducts regular assessment of student work in a diagnostic, formative, and summative manner according to schools Assessment Policy
Interactions with students
Builds and solidifies strong interpersonal rapport with students
Provides the necessary pastoral care and support for all students
Carries out pastoral duties as stipulated by the divisional Principal
Takes a collaborative approach to issues requiring sensitivity.
Provides the framework for students being able to work in a risk-free environment.
Is proactive with issues related to student behavior
Maintains a positive approach to aspects of behavior management.
Ensures the health, welfare, and safety of students is paramount.
Involves other colleagues with incidents of student's poor behavior or choices.
Undertakes school supervision duties in a professional manner providing a duty of care over all students.
Completes registers, forms, and records according to specified deadlines
Takes and monitors student attendance.
Plays a full part in ensuring that students pay attention to official communications from the school.
Ensures that students respect and follow uniform regulations.
Participates in all professional meetings
Is thoroughly professional in all areas of the school's operations.
Contributes to the school's Activities Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Education or related field
- Qualified Teacher Status or other recognized Teaching Credentials
- Demonstrates successful teaching experiences with a wide range of learners