Year 5 Teacher, Kuwait

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Gulf English School, KuwaitKuwait
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Start date: November or December 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Excellent Package with Overseas Benefits
Contract term: Permanent

The Year 5 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

Job location

More about Gulf English School, Kuwait
Address: P.O. Box 33106, Al Dimanah Street, Block 5, Salmiya, Kuwait
Telephone: +965 2575 7022