Placed under the direct supervision of the Faculty Leader/PYP Coordinator, the PYP teacher is responsible for contributing to the delivery of the ERV Strategic Plan.

Role

  • ERV teachers are responsible for contributing to the delivery of the ERV Strategic Plan.
  • Support assessment aligned to radical thinking for deeper learning, adaptive learning and authenticity
  • Contribute to increasing the institutional capacity through classroom innovation Welcome partnerships, new approaches to learning and new pedagogy
  • Develop young people as lifelong learners
  • Contribute to the education climate of the international school to system-wide achievement and quality; and to include the wider community in success Support the case for change in classroom education
  • Bring accountability to all learners
  • Contribute to local / disruptive curriculum design with a focus on ‘green’

Responsibilities

It is the shared responsibility of all teachers to contribute to the curriculum. This includes:

  • Visibility to stakeholders and colleagues
  • Contribution to curriculum innovation
  • Implementation of the curriculum
  • Vigilance of the issues that international schools face
  • Act a visionary, motivating, listener and supportive role model to stakeholders

These responsibilities will be carried out in consultation with the Faculty Leader/line manager;

  • Day-to-day attendance recording of assigned classes
  • Plan the daily learning activities of the class, ensuring that all students are stretched, that their learning needs are met and suitable Homework set
  • Organise special events or participating in open houses, parent-teacher conferences, social events, etc. (in co-operation with other colleagues)
  • Ensure the safety of the staff, students and visitors
  • Deliver the communication messages of the school
  • Effective use of resources to match learning with classes and spaces
  • Ensuring that your classroom is fully prepared/equipped in readiness for each lesson Ensuring that your classroom is well presented and contribute to display around the school

 

Expectations

Teachers are expected to facilitate the academic work of ERV by achieving the following:

  • Advocate the school’s philosophy, vision and mission
  • Contribute to the execution of strategic and action plans
  • Follow and assist in formulating policies and procedures for the school
  • Ensure that the school has well-organised classrooms
  • Support the observations and appraisals of teaching practices to maintain and improve teacher performance within a culture for continued development
  • Support effective communication within the school and all stakeholders
  • Maintain student discipline and support student and community welfare

The list of functions and responsibilities above is not exhaustive, and responsibilities may evolve according to developing needs of the school.
Assume additional duties and responsibilities as and when determined and agreed with the Head of School.

Key Areas of Teaching

All members of ERV are expected to be culturally sensitive and professional both in the school and the wider community of Gabon.

Skills Required

Essential

  • Appropriate Degree, preferably with Hons, or with PGCE or Bed
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Excellent understanding of curriculum and pedagogical issues relating to their subject/relevant age range
  • Minimum 2 years experience of teaching young people
  • Excellent subject knowledge, or of the primary/secondary curriculum
  • Clear understanding of the assessment procedures with the curriculum/phase Excellent written skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Desirable

  • Bilingual, French/English
  • Previous experience teaching in an international setting Experience of teaching students with EFL
  • Passion for teaching and commitment to educating the whole child Outgoing and confident in their own teaching ability

Application process

Send to HR email, hr@ecolerubantvert.com, CV + cover letter