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Job details

Job details
Employer Gulf English School, Kuwait
Location Kuwait
Salary Excellent Package with Overseas Benefits
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts August 2017

The Primary Substitute Teacher teacher must;

· Ensure adequate planning and preparation of teaching materials against syllabus specifications and key stage requirements.

· Ensure that there is effective use of baseline data to facilitate quality ‘target setting’ to enable students to maximise potential and to assist in measuring value added

· Ensure that planning documentation is accurately reflected in the delivery of the curriculum

· Identify learning objectives and criteria for success

· Involve students in action planning, setting achievable targets, and in assessing and evaluating their own achievements and progress

· Ensure effective differentiation and the use of a range of teaching resources and strategies. These should ensure that all students are sufficiently challenged. (Learning Support is available to assist in these areas).

· Ensure sufficient quantity of work in class and homework in line with the school homework policy 

· Mark and assess students work against specified criteria and in line with the whole school policy

· Have the content knowledge and pedagogical practice to meet the diverse needs of all students

· Provide expert advice about the content, processes and strategies that will shape individual and school professional learning.

Professional Development 

The classroom teacher is expected to actively improve his/ her own skills and expertise and should also; 

· Negotiate additional responsibilities with the subject Leader and share ideas with colleagues regarding good practice and teaching methods

· Contribute to the extra-curricular activities programme as required

· Provide appropriate feedback on work

· Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, district policies and school regulations

· Prepare required reports on students and activities

· Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities

· Observe and evaluate student’s performance and development

· Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments

· Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds.

· Participate in appropriate professional activities.

· Assist staff to use student data to inform teaching approaches that enable targets related to improving student learning outcomes to be achieved

· Leading the development of curriculum policies and programs

· Co-ordinating the development and implementation of curriculum in small schools

· Managing a year level or learning area

· Developing and managing the school transition program as it relates to Pre-School to Year Prep and /or transition and facilitating the associated orientation programs

· Assisting the Principal, transition and leading teachers with the performance of specific functions appropriate to the classification and role

· Plan and implement a range of teaching programs or courses of study

· Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated

· Shows commitment to the schools mission, academic program and student academic outcomes as outlined in the approved charter.

· Establishes and maintains standards of appropriate student behaviour and discipline to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom and assist in its maintenance campus wide

· Provides and maintains a safe and supervised environment in the classroom and on the school grounds

· Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students

· Prescribes effective learning programs and initiates referrals to appropriate personnel when concerns arise

· Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular Basis and provides progress reports as required on time

Locations and contacts

P.O. Box 33106
Al-Rumaithiya 25562