MHS PE Teacher (Maternity Cover)
ACS Doha is looking for a MHS PE teacher (maternity cover).
OVERALL JOB PURPOSE
To work as part of the physical education team in the delivery of its programs. The job holder will have specific (although not exclusive) designation to the MHS division. The job holder will be expected to deliver effective and “high quality” learning and teaching whist using the MYP curriculum as the basis for instruction. In conjunction with the athletic director, the job holder will be a key figure in leading and developing the MHS sports programs.
The job holder will be flexible in agreeing working dimensions and parameters. Teacher loading is planned in a collaborative manner with all team members and careful consideration is given over to program needs, teachers’ individual strengths and parity of loads. All team members are expected to make contribution to the leadership and development student sport at ACS Doha. This is an important area of prioritized development as we work towards moving into a new school and stronger facilities which can comprehensively service sport at ACS Doha.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Educated to bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) minimum – in related subject area
- Teaching qualification – PGDE/BEd or equivalent
- Relevant MHS School teaching experience
- Strong team player who has the capacity to think of the “bigger picture”
- Adaptable and responsive, is able to calmly problem solve with a solution focussed mindset
- Organised and methodical, is able to plan, execute and monitor across a range of responsibilities at one time
- Effective communicator, can skillfully communicate across a range of mediums for program purposes. Is adept with social media and educational learning platforms
- Experience teaching in an international school preferred (of International Baccalaureate if in High School, AP, MYP , PYP where appropriate)
- Demonstrable high standards of personal and professional conduct
- Fluent in English both verbal and written
Demonstrate in depth and accurate knowledge and understanding of the curriculum, subject content and the developmental needs of students by providing relevant learning experiences that set high expectations that enable students’ use of higher level skills as appropriate.
Plan using the school’s curriculum, effective strategies, resources, and data to meet the needs of all students ensuring that lessons are well planned with differentiating instructions, engaging content, planned learning is delivered and a love of learning is promoted.
Effectively engage students in learning by using a variety of differentiated instructional strategies to meet individual student learning needs, including help for students needing additional learning support, working with Resource teachers, including EAL and learning differences specialists, to support the learning needs of all students.
Assessment of/for Learning
Systematically gather, analyse and use data to measure student progress and learning, guide instruction, provide timely feedback, inform own teaching and support curriculum development so that both students and the school achieve academic excellence.
Use resources, routines, and procedures to provide a respectful, positive, safe and student-centered environment that is conducive to learning. Work collaboratively with colleagues to develop teaching and learning resources for students at different levels, including on-line Virtual Learning Environment-based resources and materials, to address the students’ learning needs and the agreed curriculum for shared use in the department.
Maintain a commitment to professional ethics, international-mindedness, and the ACS core values and campus philosophy, with proactive participation in professional growth that results in enhancement of student learning.
Communication and Advocacy
Communicate effectively with students, school personnel, families and the community to enhance, promote, and advocate student learning.
Ensure acceptable and measurable student progress through the setting of appropriate academically stretching goals, based on student data, with progress being monitored throughout the year and end of year achievement of goals being assessed. ACS Doha are looking for an experienced MHS PE Teacher. Provide a safe and stimulating environment for students, rooted in mutual respect and modelling the behaviour required, to challenge and inspire students of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions.
ACS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as an employee of ACS you are expected to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all staff within ACS International Schools and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation.
Job Type: Temporary