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Job Description: Elementary School Lead Teacher
The International School of Texas (IST) announces its search for a full-time Lead Teacher to begin duties in August 2022. This position’s primary responsibility will be to teach PYP (Primary Years Programme) students. We are accepting applications for teachers at all grade levels.
IST is a vibrant educational community of globally minded learners and leaders, featuring the following benefits and attributes:
- Certified International Baccalaureate World School
- Competitive salaries & benefits
- Small class sizes & supportive working environment
- No standardized test preparation
- Great team of talented educators and staff members
- Brand new, state of the art campus coming in 2024
- Secular private school community experiencing exciting growth
- Engaging Professional Development, including IB training
IST students become lifelong learners as they progress through the PYP program, learning in a collaborate and inquiry-based environment. It is our mission to nurture curious students who take an inquiring perspective about the world and are inspired to continue learning, growing, and taking action for the stewardship of our planet.
The primary responsibility of this position is to teach a grade level class and collaborate with IST’s subject area specialist educators (including STEM, Art, Physical Education, Spanish, and Mandarin) to ensure student engagement and curriculum alignment. Preference will be given to teachers with experience teaching in an International Baccalaureate School.
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
The Lead Teacher must have experience teaching in the primary years. The successful candidate should have experience integrating curriculum with authentic, inquiry-based or project-based learning. This position requires basic computer knowledge.
In addition to teaching responsibilities, IST faculty have the opportunity to participate in a variety of extracurricular and club activities that enrich the IST experience. From soccer and art clubs to robotics and cross-country, IST Trailblazers take their learning outside of the classroom through their participation in clubs and teams that enrich their bodies and minds.
IST is an independent, not for profit, secular private school, inclusive and welcoming to all. The candidate must be dedicated to the education of students with a global and inclusive perspective.
IST seeks applications from candidate who will promote IST’s commitment to global citizenship and lifelong learning and have a demonstrated gift for engaging a diverse student body and strengthening IST’s community.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a related field.
- Teaching Certification.
- Two or more years of Primary teaching experience.
- Pedagogical best practices with SEL/Mindfulness.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- International Baccalaureate experience is preferred but not required
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Pay: $50,000–$65,000 per year, dependent on experience.
International School of Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides outstanding benefits and opportunities including:
- Competitive Compensation
- Comprehensive Benefits
- Professional Development
Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Ms. Brandy Hoopaugh, Director of Finance at firstname.lastname@example.org.