We are currently seeking a primary school homeroom teacher, preferably with experience in IB schools, who is able to work collaboratively with a local co-teacher and develop PYP units of inquiry. This teacher should ideally have awareness of the international primary years’ curriculum, experience working with primary years’ students and familiarity with using Project-Based Learning as the main teaching/learning approach.
Contract term: 2-year contract with possible extension for a longer term
Job date: August 2021
Main duties and responsibilities:
Plan and conduct the lessons, cooperate with students in the lessons and provide the individualized support, design differentiated materials, regularly cooperate with students’ parents;
Once/twice a week organize and conduct after-school activities of teacher’s choice for primary school/middle school students;
Participate in teachers’ professional development and staff meetings;
Co-teaching will be an expectation.
Candidate’s skills and qualifications:
Bachelor or Master’s degree in education, primary years’ teacher’s qualification;
Two or more years of experience at an international school, working full-time as a primary year’s teacher;
Fluent level of English;
Able to integrate curriculum standards in the inquiry-based educational process;
Experience working in a context in which students acquire the curriculum in English, while also having a different mother tongue;
Able to create PYP units of inquiry, map the curriculum and design differentiated teaching materials;
PYP training is considered as an advantage.
We provide a good benefit package, which includes:
Housing allowance (throughout the term of the contract);
Moving and shipment allowance;
Professional development allowance;
9 weeks of paid vacation;
All taxes paid (in accordance with Tax Policy and state regulations).
Exupery International School
Latvia, Babites pagasts, Jauna iela, 8
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- All-through School
- Students of mixed gender, age 2 - 16 years