The EAL Teacher is responsible to the EAL Head of Department for supporting identified EAL students.
The EAL Teacher is expected to work as part of an EAL teaching team supporting students through in-class support and pull-out programs. The EAL Teacher will work closely with homeroom teachers within a co-teaching model, be a member of collaborative planning teams and work closely with individual homeroom teachers.
The EAL Teacher must be flexible and adaptable to different learning situations and teaching styles. The EAL Teacher must use an inquiry-based approach and differentiate through various strategies. The EAL Teacher is expected to keep parents informed and attend parent teacher conferences, as required.
The EAL Teacher is expected to have a Homeroom/Personal & Social Education (advisory) class and to participate fully in the PSE program and the China Studies residential trips.
The EAL Teacher is expected to contribute to the extra curricula activities of the school and be involved in school development.
For further details, please download the attached job description. Interested parties shall submit their online application following the attached link "Apply". The position commences 1 August 2020.
The MS EAL teacher is responsible to the MS English/Humanities Head of Department.
The MS EAL teacher is expected to work closely with the grade level team and department teams, planning closely with colleagues and attending collaborative planning sessions. The EAL teacher must use an MYP approach and differentiate through various strategies. The EAL teacher is expected to keep parents informed and attend parent-student-teacher conferences, as required.
The MS EAL teacher is expected to have a Homeroom/Personal Social Education (advisory) class, to participate fully in the PSE program and to participate fully in China Studies residential trips.
The EAL teacher is expected to contribute to the extra-curricula activities of the school and be involved in school development.
The successful applicant is expected to have the following skills, abilities, knowledge and experience:
1. Personal Skills and Abilities
• Ability to establish effective working relationships with staff, students and parents
• Ability to communicate both orally and in writing, taking into account ESOL community members
• Skills in working with a range of students of different abilities and backgrounds
• Skills in inquiry-based learning
• Skills in ICT
• Empathy for second language acquisition
• A sound understanding of contemporary teaching and learning theories and practice in education
• A sound understanding of the teaching of English and Humanities
• A sound understanding of collaborative planning
• A sound understanding of differentiation
• An understanding of how middle school students learn
• At least 2 years of successful experience as an EAL Teacher
• Experience working with ESOL students preferred
• Previous experience with Personal and Social Education (advisory programs) preferred
• MYP training/experience
• Completed Introductory MYP course
• Qualifications in English/Humanities
• Qualified/Certified teacher status