Hillcrest International Schools Teacher – English and Drama Jobs in Kenya
Hillcrest International Schools Teacher – English and Drama Jobs in KenyaResponsible for Student Outcomes
Duties and Role
Ensure effective learning for all students through excellent teaching and delivery of well-planned and organized lessons across key stages.
Assess, record and report on the development, progress, and attainment of students.
Use appropriate strategies to ensure outstanding student progress and well-being.
Set and mark challenging class and homework according to school policy.
Support the development of teaching materials and courses of study.
Participate in arrangements for preparing students for public examinations and in assessing students for the purpose of such examinations.
Liaise with parents and support staff to ensure excellent attainment.
Support extended intervention/enrichment activities to enhance students’ learning experience.
Manage the behavior of students in classrooms and around the school.
Maintain an organized and well-presented learning environment for students.
Contributing to the maintenance of a supportive and stimulating learning environment for all students
Support and uphold the requirements of school polices.
Adhere to the staff code of conduct.
Be an effective form tutor.
Be responsible for ensuring subject knowledge is developed and participate in staff training and development.
Attend team/staff meetings and participate in open evenings.
Participate in relevant administrative and organisational tasks.
Degree or equivalent in relevant subject
Qualified teacher status.
Recent and relevant professional development.
Postgraduate qualifications in the teaching subject
Must have taught subject syllabus at both IGCSE and GCE A Level for at least 2 years
Teaching that is good or better which impacts positively on student progress.
Broad knowledge of relevant curriculum areas at different Key Stages including a sound understanding of assessment and monitoring.
Experience in the use of data tracking and target setting to raise attainment and identify under performance.
An understanding and appreciation of the value of interesting and stimulating display and other motivational materials.
To be able to use ICT effectively.
Leadership experience at departmental level
Knowledge and Skills
Excellent knowledge of the subject.
A commitment to and knowledge of effective strategies to maintain and raise attainment, in particular, to address the differing needs which exist in the mixed-ability classroom, which includes second language learners.
Enthusiasm and commitment to teaching
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with a range of audiences.
Proven administrative, time management and organizational skills
Personal Qualities and Attributes
A commitment to multi-cultural education, the schools vision and ethos, equal opportunities policy and practice.
A commitment to, and understanding of the wider aspects of student development including tutoring and PSHCE.
A willingness to initiate and participate in both cross-curricular and extracurricular activities.
The ability to establish effective and appropriate relationships with students.
The ability to be a successful team member
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate well to parents, external agencies and the wider community.
Flexible, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
A reflective practitioner who responds to change positively.
Understanding of the importance of professionalism and confidentiality.
A commitment to being a role model for staff and students in relation to overall conduct to include the following: dress code, attendance, and timekeeping.
A corporate citizen involved in the school community and demonstrates Hillcrest’s philosophy and core values.
Has the potential for further promotion and a commitment to career development.
To apply, send a cover letter detailing relevant experience and teaching philosophy, a detailed CV including names and contacts of three referees, copies of academic and professional certificates and TSC certificate to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 17 February 2020.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Hillcrest International Schools Teacher – English and Drama Jobs in Kenya
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