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Maths teacher.Singapore

Location: NSW,VIC,QLD,SA,WA, Australia

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Position Title Teacher - Mathematics Start date: January 2016
Function/Department Secondary Department
Manager Title Head of Department - Maths
Position Type Fixed Term Position Status Full Time
Position Objective
· To create and maintain excellence in subject teaching in the school, both in determining content and assessment of the teaching Programs for each level, and in the delivery of those programs.
· Key areas of responsibility in Curriculum, Co-curriculum and Administration.
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Responsibilities
Curriculum
· Ensure classroom practice is in keeping with the classroom expectations for staff at AIS
· Ensure that there is a clearly defined program of learning incorporating ACARA, IB , NSW Board of Studies, CIE and Edexcel required standards and practices for each subject area that is relevant to each year level
· Ensure that the learning outcomes for each year group are clearly defined, with clear criteria relating to the School’s assessment and reporting policy
· Monitor the preparation of all internal examination papers, ensuring that they are set consistent with the relevant subject learning outcomes
· Develop attainment targets for each student in relation to benchmark test results and any previous knowledge about the student’s capabilities (subject to the introduction of the AIS benchmarking system)
· Implement the requirements of all relevant curricula including: Australian Curriculum , IGCSE, HSC, IBDP
· Ensure integration of ICT and the Library as teaching resources and tools into the planning process
· Analyse the students’ examination results in relation to benchmarks including predicted grades and previous years’ results and share findings
· Organise relevant excursions, competitions or other such activities
· Monitor the quality of student homework and students’ compliance with the School’s homework policy
· Ensure that the curriculum is properly differentiated



Cocurricular
· Undertake Yard Duty as required by the Daily Operations Manager
· Undertake lesson covers as required by the Daily Operations Manager
· Attend all Secondary School Assemblies
· Attend all Secondary School House events
· Attend Secondary School Presentation Day
· Take part in the School’s CCA programme as required by the CCA Coordinator and/or the Director of Sport
· Maintain and ambassadorial role for AIS within the community
· Undertake a position as Home Group Teacher as required
· Attend Year Level Camps as required
Administration
· Maintain appropriate records for student assessment and behaviour
· Maintain appropriate records of meetings with parents – including parent/teacher interviews, phone calls and face to face meetings
· Keep senior staff appraised of any issues involving students – academic and pastoral
· Ensure that teaching programmes are up to date
· Prepare lesson plans that are in line with teaching programme and curricular objectives
· Attend presentation evenings as required by the Head of Secondary School
· Attended timetabled departmental meetings
· Attend weekly Secondary School Briefing
· Attend timetabled Secondary School meetings
· Maintain student attendance records for each class
· Maintain effective communication
· Complete student reports each term
Key Criteria
· A minimum four year recognised teaching qualification including a Bachelor’s Degree and Teaching Diploma or a Bachelor of Education
· A minimum of 3 years Maths teaching experience in a recognised educational institution
· Experience teaching IB Diploma or the NSW HSC would be an advantage
· Experience in an International School environment would be a distinct advantage
· Excellent communication skills, multi-tasking and time management
· Ability to work as a part of a team and an interest in participating in the wider school community
Contacts
· Students, Heads of Year, Heads of Department, Program Coordinators, Parents
Working Conditions
· Working hours 8am to 4pm or as required
· Occasional weekend or evening work
Terms of Employment
Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity (if the candidate has lived in the UK) and/or criminal/police or equivalent background checks for all other countries inhabited (irrespective of whether you worked in those countries).
· Full time role
· Paid Annual Leave during prescribed school holidays
· Paid sick and hospitalisation leave
· Other benefits including relocation and housing depending on terms of employment

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