PYP1-6 Class Teacher to International School of Helsingborg

PYP1-6 Class Teacher to International School of Helsingborg


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The International School of Helsingborg has provided a truly international education at the Primary and Secondary levels since 1995. Today, we have approximately 850 students between 2 and 19 years of age, across all programmes. We are an IB Continuum school, delivering the International Baccalaureate curriculum for all program levels. English is the primary language of learning at the school.

ISH prides itself on its diversity within and among all members of the learning community. Every member of our learning community brings something exciting and enriching to the school, which creates an inspiring environment. The aim of our school is to develop internationally minded people who, recognising their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.

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Job description
PYP is looking for a substitute PYP Coordinator to cover for a maternity leave. This role will be 100% PYP coordinator for PYP 1 - PYP 6. The role will be a temporary 1 year contract. The person in this role will be the curriculum coordinator only, it will not be attached to a principal position.  The role of the program coordinator in an IB World School is diverse and crucial to the success of the programme. Fundamentally, the coordinator is responsible for providing IB information, guidance and administrative support to candidates, colleagues and other stakeholders. At ISH, the coordinator works cooperatively with the PYP principals to implement, develop and organize the program.

The successful candidate will have a degree and qualification in primary education as well as work experience from primary school teaching in grades 2-5. It is also essential that you have some basic training and experience with the IB Primary Years Programme, its philosophy and curriculum.

Since we work in an international environment it is a requirement for the position to be fluent in English, both oral and written as well as methodology for teaching English to children.

We are looking for a team player and a positive, open minded and flexible person. When working with the staff and students, you will be firm, but kind and goal oriented.  The role demands strong skills in leadership and communication for regular collaboration and development for staff in whole and small group formats.  In addition, the ideal candidate will have strong skills in organization and administration for maintaining and documenting adherance to the IB program goals and philosophy.  You will offer support for teachers and support staff in developing their knowledge and understanding of the IB Primary Years Programme as well as upholding our school-specific essential agreements and policies. As a pedagogical leader, you will take the time to get to know the staff and students - interacting and creating relationships with them. In your role you will take initiative to make the school a place where students thrive.

Other information
Apply by:  October 8, 2021. We reserve the right to start the recruitment process before the last application date.

Terms of employment:  Temporary position (Tidsbegränsad anställning)

Scope:  100%

Start date:  December 1, 2021

End date: December 31, 2022

No of positions: 1

Interview Date: October 14, 2021; 08:30-12:30

In the City of Helsingborg different is good. We want our employees to reflect our residents and we cherish the value that gender balance and diversity adds to our organisations.

The vacancy will be filled assuming that the position is not required for an employee already on a permanent contract.

If you are offered a position within pre-school, school or in after-school care you must provide a valid Police Record Extract.

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  • Arbetsplats: Helsingborgs stad
  • 1 plats
  • 6 månader eller längre
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 22 september 2021
  • Ansök senast: 8 oktober 2021

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