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Posted
February 26, 2019
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Position
TEACHER, EARLY YEARS PROGRAM
Description
Early Years Program (EYP) Teachers develop schemes of work and lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives. They facilitate learning by establishing a relationship with students and by their organization of learning resources and the classroom-learning environment. They develop and foster the appropriate skills and social abilities to enable the optimum development of children, according to age, ability and aptitude. They assess and record progress and prepare students for the Elementary school. They link students' knowledge to earlier learning and develop ways to encourage it further. EYP Teachers challenge and inspire students to help them deepen their knowledge and understanding.

Typical work activities include:
Teaching all areas of the Early Years curriculum
Following guidelines and mission of ISTP and International Baccalaureate PYP Programme
Taking responsibility for the progress of a class of PS, PK, or K age (3-5 years of age) students
Organizing the classroom and learning resources to create a positive learning environment
Planning, preparing and presenting lessons that cater for the needs of the whole ability range within their class
Motivating students with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation/engagements and respectful interactions
Managing student behavior and maintaining discipline
Preparing, documenting, evaluating, and communicating to facilitate positive student development
Meeting requirements for the assessment and recording of students' development
Providing feedback to parents on the student's progress at parents' conferences and other (often less formal) meetings and report cards
Collaborating with others to plan and co-ordinate work, liaising with colleagues and working flexibly
Staying up to date with changes and developments in the structure of the curriculum
Taking part in school events and activities that can be run at weekends or evenings
Planning and participating in field trips
Monitoring recess/lunch/nap

Physical Requirements of the Job:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must frequently:
Stand for long periods of time
Speak clearly so listeners can understand and understand the speech of another person
Lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
Be able to climb, crouch, kneel, bend, balance, stoop, stretch, twist, reach out, crawl and be on the floor with young children
Be able to physically control and/or restrain a young child solely for the purpose of avoiding dangerous situations for the child and/or others
Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects
Read, see details of objects that are more than a few feet away and see differences between colors

Disclaimer:
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.
Contact
Kate Lussen
[email protected]

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