IB Physics Teacher, San José, Costa Rica

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Blue Valley SchoolSan José, Costa Rica

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Start date: September, 2019 (mid or last of week of September)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Blue Valley School is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced IB Physics teacher.

Position Summary:

Enables the success of student academic achievement through the implementation of the curriculum and philosophy. Also to have an oversight role for all students within the school setting, to ensure a safe academic environment conducive to learning and maintain a professional image for BVS. 


Main Responsibilities:  

  • Teaching all areas of the Physics or Science curriculum. 
  • Contribute to maintain our premium academic standards by providing exemplary behavior and practices with all members of our community. 
  • Carry out standard teaching duties (curriculum development, planning, assessing, preparation of course materials such as syllabi and handouts, etc.). 
  • Provide a creative and knowledgeable environment inside the classroom in order to achieve high levels of critical thinking using an extensive variety of instructional strategies that intellectually engages and challenges our students. 
  • Maintain complete records of student progress in their learning process through distinct accurate types of assessments (formative and summative).  
  • Planning, preparing and presenting differentiated lessons that cater to the needs of the whole ability range within their class.  
  • Communicate with families providing valuable feedback concerning the student’s academic progress or conduct. 
  • Working collaboratively through support and collaboration with colleagues  to plan and coordinate interdisciplinary activities.  
  • Organizing and participating in school events, outings and activities.  
  • Undertake special assignments, ad-hoc functions and related duties as and when required. 


Minimum Requirements: 

  • BA in Physics, Science or equivalent.
  • Two year(s) of relevant teaching experience in schools (preferred).
  • Teaching certification (preferred).
  • IB Physics Certified (preferred)
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English.  
  • Good presentation, communication and interpersonal skills.  
  • Exhibits self-motivation, high work standards and attention to detail

 To join our school, please send your resume to maria.herrera@bluevalley.ed.cr.

 Blue Valley is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. 




More about Blue Valley School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Apartado 1784-1250, Escazú, Costa Rica. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +506 2215 2204
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