SNA-HCMC is looking for an experienced PYP Homeroom Teacher, to commence in Feb 2024. Candidates should already have a minimum of at least 03 years of teaching the PYP. Co-Curricular Activities (CCAs) are an expectation as we move forward with developing our CCA program.
Candidates should be aware that SNA-HCMC is a member of CIS, is fully accredited by WASC, and therefore places safe-guarding and child protection at the forefront of recruitment. To this end, SNA-HCMC abide by the UN Convention on the Rights of The Child.
Candidates MUST be able to provide suitable background checks as we will NOT process your application without these documents.
Skills, professional expectations and responsibilities:
- To familiarize oneself with, to respect and adhere to SNA school policies, practices and procedures.
- To communicate professionally and effectively with students, parents, teachers and others.
To embrace and promote IB approaches to teaching and learning (ATL’s) in the course of daily teaching.
- Model the IB learner profile attributes.
- Positive attitude, growth mindset, strong emotional intelligence (EQ).
- Where applicable, assist students in the PYP exhibition.
- Participate in collaborative grade level/cross-curricular/cross programme meetings to develop the written and taught curriculum.
- Commit to ongoing personal professional development.
- Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
- Willingness to offer co-curricular activities.
- Communicate and liaise on a regular basis with fellow grade members with regards to planning, assessment,parent and community contact, subject organization and classroom issues such including behaviour management, expectations and routines.
- Communicate and liaise with other school colleagues in an effort to promote social and emotional awareness.
- Take an active role in behavioral management and pastoral care of homeroom and other class groups.
- Attend and constructively contribute to staff meetings.
- Assist in supervision of student breaks when required.
- Coordinate class activities as deemed necessary.
- Maintain up-to-date records of assessment, attendance, planning, reports, conferences, and communication with parents via ManageBac and Classdojo/Seesaw.
- Establish links with the parent community to ensure that parents are kept well informed about student learning. For example, encourage parents to come to Parents as Learner (PAL) meetings, Student Lead Conferences (SLCs,) PYP exhibition, join the PTA etc.
- Assist, as required, in the development of social and emotional curricular materials.
- Act as a resource/contact/support for new staff members (i.e. curriculum, schedules, procedures).
- Participate in and assist with school events as required and to complete any additional task(s) given by the Grade Level Leader and/or the PYPC.