Primary School Homeroom Teacher

Exupery International SchoolLatvia, Babites pagasts, Jauna iela, 8

We are currently seeking a primary school homeroom teacher, preferably with experience in IB schools, who is able to work collaboratively and develop PYP units of inquiry. This teacher should ideally have awareness of the international primary years’ curriculum, experience working with primary years’ students and familiarity with using Project-Based Learning as the main teaching/learning approach.

Contract term: 2-year contract with possible extension for a longer term

Job date: ASAP

Full-time position

Main duties and responsibilities:

Plan and conduct the lessons, cooperate with students in the lessons and provide the individualized support, design differentiated materials, regularly cooperate with students’ parents;

Once/twice a week organize and conduct after-school activities of teacher’s choice for primary school/middle school students;

Participate in teachers’ professional development and staff meetings;

Co-teaching will be an expectation.

Candidate’s skills and qualifications:

Bachelor or Master’s degree in education, primary years’ teacher’s qualification;

Two or more years of experience at an international school, working full-time as a primary year’s teacher;

Fluent level of English;

Good understanding of Math;

Able to integrate curriculum standards in the inquiry-based educational process;

Experience working in a context in which students acquire the curriculum in English, while also having a different mother tongue;

Able to create PYP units of inquiry, map the curriculum and design differentiated teaching materials;

PYP training is considered as an advantage.

We provide a good benefit package, which includes:

Housing allowance (throughout the term of the contract);

Medical insurance;

Moving and shipment allowance;

Air fare;

Professional development allowance;

9 weeks of paid vacation;

All taxes paid (in accordance with Tax Policy and state regulations).

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