Early Years Teacher | Swiss International School

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This not an exhaustive list and all duties/responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for the learning and achievement of all students in the class, ensuring equality of opportunity throughout.
  • To promote the enjoyment of learning.
  • To nurture meaningful relationships with children and provide the individual attention they need.
  • To be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct.
  • To support a culture of reflective practice.
  • To treat all students with respect, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, always observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position.
  • To work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, co-teachers, specialist teachers, parents/guardians, teaching assistants, classroom assistants, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of students.

Teaching

To design and prepare a challenging, innovative and exciting curriculum using the IBPYP as a framework for children entering Pre-KG to KG2 which will enable them to flourish and achieve their potential
To develop, weekly plans, and implement age-appropriate programs for students.
To design, prepare and deliver lessons to suit the individual needs of all students
To be accountable for the attainment, progress, and outcome of their students and monitor every child’s progress against the IBPYP curriculum
To set clear and challenging targets that build on prior attainment for each student; use an appropriate range of observation, monitoring and recording strategies as a basis for setting challenging learning objectives for students of all backgrounds, abilities, and dispositions, monitoring learners’ progress and levels of attainment
To be aware of students’ capabilities, their prior knowledge and plan to teach and differentiate appropriately to build on these, demonstrating knowledge and understanding of how students learn
To have a clear understanding of the needs of all students, including those on the inclusion register with special educational needs; gifted and talented; and/or disabilities; and be able to use and evaluate distinctive teaching approaches to engage and support them all
To make accurate and productive use of assessment to secure students’ progress and ensure every child makes good progress from their baseline
To assess and monitor student progress and provide targets so that all learners can see success and improve
To participate in school activities outside regular school hours to include, but not limited to, ASA’s, Boarding House(s) support, school trips, staff meetings, parent’s evenings, open days, INSET days, professional development training sessions, conferences and workshops, induction and if applicable examination supervision

Team Working

To collaborate with other teachers to share new ideas, approaches and professional knowledge and create a stimulating learning environment for teaching and learning in the Early Years
To act as a role model for staff, demonstrating a high quality of teaching, learning, and assessment in the Early Years
To participate in relevant meetings / professional development opportunities at school, which relate to the learners, curriculum or organization of the school including pastoral arrangements and assemblies
To work as a team member and identify opportunities for working with colleagues and sharing the development of effective practice
To ensure that Classroom Assistant and/or Teaching Assistants working in the classroom are appropriately involved in supporting learning and understand the roles they are expected to fulfill
To take part as required in the review, development, and management of the activities relating to the IBPYP curriculum and program of inquiry and pastoral functions of the school as it grows

Behavior and Safety

To manage the class effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to students’ needs in order to inspire, motivate and challenge
To establish a safe, purposeful and stimulating environment for the well-being of the students, rooted in mutual respect

Communication

To communicate accurately and regularly with parents
To liaise effectively with parents and offer opportunities for them to engage in their child’s learning at home
To develop positive channels of communication to ensure the smooth running of the service amongst all educators

Administration

To register the attendance of and supervise students, before, during and at after-school sessions as appropriate
To participate in and carry out any administrative and organizational tasks as required
To maintains up to date emergency forms, curriculum plans, individual child development profiles and other records as needed.

Professional Development

To review regularly the effectiveness of teaching and assessment procedures and its impact on students’ progress, attainment and well-being
To be responsible for improving teaching through participating fully in training and development opportunities identified by the school or as a result of the appraisal.

Other

To have professional regard for the ethos, policies, and procedures of Swiss International scientific school in Dubai and maintain high standards in attendance and punctuality
To adhere to the expectations set out in the Employee and Teachers Handbooks and the school policies

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