Geography Teacher, Albania

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Memorial International School of TiranaAlbania

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Teacher of Geography

Memorial International School of Tirana is seeking to appoint an experienced Geography teacher during an exciting phase in the school’s development and continued expansion.

MIST has a growing population about 340 students in K-13 from 16 different countries and accredited by Albanian Ministry of Education. We follow the Cambridge International Curriculum for all year groups, in co-ordination with the requirements of the Albanian Ministry of Education. Primary Checkpoint (beginning 2018-19), KS3 Checkpoint and IGSCE in exams are mandatory for all students. A-Level studies are an option for senior students. Geography is not currently offered at A Level but may be included in the curriculum in future.

The ideal candidate will be expected to demonstrate a dynamic and creative approach to teaching and have experience of teaching of Geography or related subjects from KS3 through to A Level or IBDP standard. The appointee will also have the necessary skills and vision to enhance teaching and learning within the department.

Applicants should be fully qualified teachers (UK BEd or PGCE with relevant degree, or an equivalent recognised teaching qualification) with a minimum of three years experience. We are looking for candidates who:

 Are passionate about their teaching and committed to achieving high standards

 Demonstrate excellent classroom practice

 Can create a vibrant classroom environment

 Have a key understanding of issues and recent developments in international education

 Use innovative and resourceful teaching methods, as well as possessing strong IT skills

 Have good interpersonal skills and are able to build strong relationships with students, staff and parents

 Have previous international experience, and experience of working with students for whom English is not their first language

 Have an excellent record of attendance and punctuality

 Are committed to differentiation and SEN inclusive practice

 Can effectively monitor, assess and track children’s progress

If you are internationally-minded and have the desire to help shape the exciting

future of our school, we would like to hear from you.

To apply please email your full CV and a letter of application, with two professional

referees including your current or most recent supervisor, to:

Early applications are encouraged as Skype interviews will be scheduled immediately for suitable candidates.

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More about Memorial International School of Tirana
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Rruga Pavaresia Km1, Autostrada Tirana Durres, Tirana, Kashar, 1001, Albania
Telephone: +355 4 223 7375