Secondary Science Teacher with a Physics specialism - part time - 80%
Inter-Community School Zurich
Zumikon Switzerland
vor 3 Tg.

Responsibilities

  • Teaching MYP Science (Grades 6 - 10) classes, IBDP (Grade 11 and 12) Physics classes.
  • Teaching the Personal Development Programme to the class for which he / she is a tutor.
  • Ensuring curriculum plans are up-to-date for the grade levels he / she teaches.
  • Contributing positively to the collaborative culture of his / her teams by being an engaged participant in team and Secondary School meetings.
  • Supporting the social and emotional well-being of the students in their classes.
  • Liaising with the Head of Department and IB Coordinators to ensure that programme requirements are met within the classes taught.
  • Ensuring assessments support ongoing learning and providing timely, relevant and appropriate feedback to students on formative and summative assessments.
  • Demonstrating effective classroom management that shows an understanding of the academic, social and emotional dimensions of learning.
  • Using technology to enhance learning.
  • Keeping parents informed about the learning of their children, and being proactive in communication with parents.
  • Informing, in a timely manner that allows for early intervention, tutors and the Secondary Pastoral Leadership Team about issues of concern related to student welfare, achievement and behaviour.
  • Constructing learning activities that challenge students and demonstrate an understanding of the diverse needs of the students in their classes.
  • Contributing to the planning and delivery of interdisciplinary curriculum projects.
  • Supervising Personal Projects and Extended Essays as required.
  • Participating in student recognition processes including assemblies, academic and extracurricular awards ceremonies etc.
  • Contributing to the field trip programme.
  • Recording and reporting student progress following the procedures established by the school.
  • Adhering to Secondary School deadlines.
  • Assisting, as requested, with cover of classes for absent colleagues.
  • Assisting, as requested, with the administration of exams.
  • Attending Parent Teacher Conferences as one means of providing feedback on students’ progress, attainment and learning targets.
  • Contributing to Extra Curricular Activities to enhance the school experience for learners.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Current classroom teacher qualification to teach Science at Secondary level.
  • Minimum 4 years recent and relevant Senior School classroom experience.
  • Experience in an international school environment advantageous.
  • Knowledge and experience of the IB Diploma and Middle Years programmes.
  • Excellent English communication skills.
  • Experience in teaching learners with diverse needs.
  • Strong classroom management skills.
  • Competence in using technology for both learning and information management purposes.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • A specialist, up-to-date knowledge of Science pedagogy.
  • Knowledge of the developmental needs of children of 12 - 18 years.
  • Empathy and social skills.
  • Documented record of excellence in teaching.
  • Terms and conditions

    This is a limited position for the first semester until end of December 2020.

    Next steps

    Interested candidates should email a full letter of application, a statement of personal educational philosophy, detailed resume / curriculum vitae, and three referees.

    The Head of School reserves the right to apply directly to the writers of open testimonials for confidential statements.

    Applications should be addressed to :

    Ms Mary-Lyn Campbell,

    Head of School

    We are looking forward to receiving your online application.

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