Computer Science Teacher

EtonHouse International School - OrchardSingapore

The EtonHouse International Education Group is headquartered in Singapore with 100 schools in over 11 countries. Together these schools provide high quality education to over 15000 children globally. EtonHouse has been at the forefront of international education offering innovative pre-schools and K-12 schools across Asia.

In the early years, an inquiry-based “Inquire-Think-Learn” curriculum, inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach is followed. In the primary, secondary and high school, EtonHouse offers the globally recognized International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme and IGCSE qualifications. There are 9 IB schools in the EtonHouse family.

Job Description

We are looking to appoint an outstanding teacher of computer science to work at EtonHouse International School located on Orchard Rd.  The ideal candidate will have experience of teaching computer science from years 7-13, IB DP or A-level experience is preferred along with the ability to capture students imagination and passion for all things STEAM in KS3. 

  • Work directly with children in the Secondary school, developing an IT curriculum together with the team, where the class content will be based on a modern computing curriculum
  • Changing perceptions of IT away from the use of spreadsheets and desktop publishing towards a more modern view 
  • Be well versed in ASCII languages and/or Python
  • Assist in communication with current parents as required
  • 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
  • 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
  • Create an interesting and lively classroom which promotes independent learning
  • Foster an understanding of the main principles of solving problems using computers 
  • Develop in learners the skills necessary to solve computer-based problems using a high-level programming language 
  • Share an understanding of the component parts of computer systems and how they interrelate
  • Create an understanding of the internet as a means of communication and its associated risks 
  • Ensure that learners have an understanding of the development and use of automated and emerging technologies. 
  • Act as the school lead for online safety and wellbeing
  • Be an advocate for the schools digital STEAM focus
  • Any other duties as required by the Principal

Qualifications

  • At least 2 – 5 years relevant professional teaching experience;
  • The candidate should hold a minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Education or equivalent, which is obtained from a recognised University or College involving not less than 3 years full time study;
  • Teachers Certificates, Diplomas or other Teacher Accreditation courses and certification are required if the applicant’s degree is not in Education;
  • IB PYP course and training are highly valued;
  • Knowledge of or willingness to acquire knowledge of inquiry based learning is required;
  • Applicants must provide original copies of their Certificates and academic transcripts for authentication;
  • International experience, especially in Asia is highly regarded;
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