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Primary Years 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 with a local co-teacher 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: August 2021

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;

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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