Class Teacher

Middleton International School - TampinesSingapore

The Class Teacher is responsible to the School Principal in the execution of professional duties and responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Respect and value each child’s social, cultural and religious background and by example, provide mutual respect and tolerance.

• Share in the management of pastoral care, health, welfare and behaviour of all pupils and in particular, those within your designated class group.

• Undertake the teaching of a class in accordance with the school’s agreed policies and guidelines.

• Use a variety of appropriate teaching and caring methods to ensure high quality learning takes place.

• Provide planning documents identifying specific learning objectives, differentiated tasks, special needs, extension and assessment, to the Principal or other authorized officer.

• Maintain professional dialogue with colleagues concerning the children, other colleagues and the school. Treat all information with confidentiality.

• Ensure the provision of equal opportunities for all.

• Encourage children to take pride in their own environment and show respect and concern for others, to the benefit of the school as a caring community.

• Be responsible for all aspects of classroom management eg. Care of equipment with resources well-labelled and accessible. Maintain a tidy, well organised room.

• Create an interesting and lively classroom which promotes independent learning.

• Collaborate with Principal and staff in establishing and developing effective pupil assessment procedures and moderation portfolios. Keep appropriate records of achievement for each child in class and provide reports as necessary.

• Build positive links between yourself and parents of children in your care.

Qualifications and Skills

• Successful candidate who exhibit our Image of an Educator: Collaborative, Life-Long Learner, Open-Minded, Respectful, Passionate

• Minimum Postgraduate Diploma / Bachelor Degree in Education from a recognised institution, involving not less than 3 years full time study

• Teacher Certificate, Diploma or other Teacher Accreditation courses and certification are required if the applicant’s degree is not in Education

• At least 2 to 5 years of relevant teaching experience in the primary years setting. Knowledge of International Primary Curriculum is essential

• Knowledge of or willingness to acquire knowledge of inquiry based learning is required

• International experience, especially in Asia, is highly valued

• Candidates with MOE experience are welcome to apply

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