Senior English Teacher, Albania

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Memorial International School of TiranaAlbania

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Senior Teacher of English

Memorial International School of Tirana is seeking to appoint an exceptional and experienced English teacher for KS4-KS5 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 exams are mandatory for all students. A-Level studies, including English Language, are an option for senior students. 

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a dynamic and creative approach to teaching and have experience of teaching English Language and Literature from KS3 through KS5, to IBDP or A Level standard. The appointee will also have the necessary skills and vision to enhance teaching and learning within the department. The ability to supervise and guide KS3 and ESL programmes within the school is highly desirable and extra responsibility, including the Head of English role, may be available to a suitably experienced candidate. 

Applicants must be fully qualified teachers (UK BEd or PGCE with relevant degree, or hold the equivalent recognised teaching qualifications from other countries) with a minimum of three years experience up to IBDP or A Level standard. 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 experience 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:

Closing date: 3rd April. 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