Position title
Upper School English Teacher
Description

ISR is accredited by the German authorities as an ‘Anerkannte Internationale Ergänzungsschule’ (International Supplementary School) and by the US accrediting agency Cognia (formerly known as AdvancED). ISR is an IB World School authorized to offer the IB Diploma Programme, and also offers Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) IGCSE courses. The school is a certified member of the Council of International Schools (CIS).

We are seeking a dedicated and qualified full-time IGCSE & IB DP English Teacher to join our dynamic educational institution. The teacher will be expected to create and deliver engaging lessons that captivate students' interest and foster a deep understanding of the core concepts within the realms of English Language and Literature. This encompasses not only conveying theoretical knowledge but also applying innovative teaching methodologies to cultivate critical thinking
skills and real-world applicability.

Responsibilities

Your Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure high-quality delivery of teaching and learning experiences aligned with the Secondary School English, IGCSE and IB English curriculum
  • Design and implement effective assessments that align with IB standards and accurately measure student understanding of a range of concepts covered within the selected IB pathway
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments and best practices in the field of IGCSE and IB English education, maintaining an up-to-date knowledge base
  • Provide timely and constructive feedback to students to support their learning and academic growth
  • Monitor and enhance student progress, welfare, and academic outcomes within the realm of English
  • Take a proactive role in implementing school policies, with a specific focus on safeguarding and promoting equal opportunities for all students
  • Collaborate with colleagues to contribute to the development and improvement of the English curriculum
Qualifications

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Possession of a recognized teaching qualification such as PGCE, PGDip, BA, MA, MBA, Qualified Teacher Status, or an equivalent teaching credential, along with documentation of ongoing professional development
  • Proven experience in teaching English at the IGCSE and IB Diploma levels
  • Familiarity with assessment practices related to IB and IGCSE frameworks
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate technology and innovative teaching methods into the English curriculum
  • Collaborative mindset, showcasing the ability to work effectively with colleagues and contribute to a cohesive department
  • Evidence of involvement in extracurricular activities, such as student clubs or academic competitions, related to English
Job Benefits

We will expect you to establish your value in a fast-pace rewarding workplace and in return will offer a range of career development opportunities.

We can offer you a dynamic school environment that has established a reputation of academic excellence and is always striving to improve. You will always be supported by committed and
welcoming colleagues, confident hardworking students and a very loyal school community.

Contacts

jobs@isr-school.de

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Employment Type
Full-time
Beginning of employment
August 1st, 2024
Industry
Education
Job Location
Konrad-Adenauer-Ring 2, Neuss, NRW, 41464, Germany
Working Hours
8
Valid through
August 31, 2024
Date posted
January 26, 2024
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Many thanks for your application and your interest in a position at ISR International School on the Rhine.

In the next step, we will screen your application against our current vacancies and the specific requirements of the position and will be in touch if you are selected for the second stage of the process or if we see you fit with the criteria for a similar position. Unfortunately, we are not able to personally speak to all potential candidates.

In the meantime, we would like to wish you every success in your career.

Kind regards

ISR HR Team