The Awty International School seeks a Lower School L2 English (ESL) Teacher for a full-time position in grades 1 through 5.
At Awty, we believe that students learn best and faculty perform best in a culture of vibrant diversity. Diversity is an essential quality of our school environment; our commitment to learning and the pursuit of excellence can occur only in such a context. It helps us guide our students to become responsible world citizens. Our commitment to learning about and respecting one another’s diversity brings distinct richness to the Awty experience for students, alumni, employees, and parents.
A teacher at The Awty International School is expected, but not limited to, the following expectations:
Effectively teaching several classes in English, including undertaking appropriate lesson preparation and assessing and evaluating students as necessary.
Collaborating with other L2 language teachers (French and Spanish, and English) who are teaching the same grade or course.
Attending and positively contributing to department, faculty, grade and division meetings as scheduled by the Division Head and whole school meetings as appropriate.
Performing snack, lunch, recess and other teacher duties.
Contributing to the wider life of the School in areas such as special projects and presentations, service learning, admissions, and by attending student events, Open House, prospective parent meetings, and other school and parent meetings.
Maintaining an in-depth familiarity with the appropriate curricula and current teaching trends and developments.
Click here to apply online. All applicants should include a cover letter, updated resume and three professional references (including your most recent direct supervisor).
Direct inquiries (cover letter, CV, references) to Stanley Way, L2 Language Supervisor for French English and Spanish (Grades 1-5) and Head of the Early Learning (PK3 to 1st grade), firstname.lastname@example.org
The position is a one-year renewable contract, with competitive salary and conditions. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible.
BA or equivalent in English, Elementary Education or related field
Native-speaker proficiency in target instructional language (English).
At least three years full-time teaching experience.
International and/or independent school experience
Possess excellent teaching skills and pedagogy appropriate for young children
Demonstrate sound knowledge of the application of interactive methodologies and technology integration
Be well versed in current research and best practices in teaching and learning
Be able to integrate varied activities that develop language, motor, and cognitive skills into the daily educational experience of students
Foster cross-cultural understanding within the classroom and curriculum
Be able to create a positive learning environment that is rich in structure, developmentally appropriate and academically rigorous
Demonstrate understanding of, and commitment to, childhood social, emotional and intellectual development within an international school setting
Internal Number: 1221
About The Awty International School
The Awty International School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ethnic or religious beliefs, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and athletic and other school-administered programs or in its employment practices.