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Art Teacher

school
The Paradise Valley Private School
location
Muscat, Oman
salary
US 2000 - 2500 a month
airfair
Annual Airfare to home town in Economy class for employee, spouse and two children upto 18 years if they are on the school visa and staying with the employee
Start August 2019
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2 years
1
  • Early Childhood, Elementary
  • Licensed Teacher, University Graduate
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Arts, Fine Arts specialization
  • Teaching Credential/License
    Other Certification
  • Qualified Teacher status or appropriate experience of teaching art
  • Native English speaker
  • Proficiency in any additional language is an advantage
  • Creative and energetic
  • Knowledge of PYP curriculum and inquiry-based teaching and learning
  • Minimum 2 Years Teaching experience in the field of art/ fine arts
  • Previous experience of working international school highly valued
  • Curriculum development knowledge
  • Knowledge of Inquiry Based Learning

 

Competencies

  • Demonstrates professionalism, commitment and integrity,
  • Is open to learning
  • Commitment to ensure high standards of teaching
  • Effective communicator
  • Inter-culturally aware with well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to collaborate in a team
  • Is flexible and able to work in a continuously changing environment and commitment to putting in additional hours as needed
  • Tax Free Salary* as per the existing laws of the Sultanate of Oman. In case at any point of time, a personal income tax is levied, the employee will need to pay the same
  • Medical Insurance for employees only, EXCLUDING Dental and Prescription glass
  • Annual Airfare to home town in Economy class for employee, spouse and two children upto 18 years if they are on the school visa and staying with the employee
  • Relocation airfare provided at the beginning and end of contract for employee, spouse and two children up to 18 years
  • Relocation allowance provided only for employee at beginning and end of contract for additional 20 kgs over and above the airlines free baggage allowance
  • Annual Leave: 45 days total annual paid leave for candidates with a 2 year contract
  • 30 days for candidates with less than 2 year contract
  • Candidates who start in January: 45 days full paid leave at the end of the second contract
  • Dependent’s School Fees : Children of teachers will be eligible to get a 50% subsidy on the tuition fees, if studying in Paradise Valley Private School
  • The Visa/medical fees done in Oman will be paid in full  for employees only. For dependents, employee has to bear the expenses 
  • End of Service Benefits: For each 2 years of full service, school will pay 1 months basic salary as gratuity
  • The employer will arrange for the employee to be picked up from the airport on arrival and taken to a guest house/ service apartment where they will be put up for a maximum period of one month, during which they will have to finalise their accomodation with the help of the school authorities
  • * The salary package is Cost to Company(CTC) - Tax free salary inclusive of HRA / Utilities, Lunch and Transport. If choose to stay in company provided accommodation then HRA  would be deducted from the CTC

Benefits for international teachers applying from Oman

  • Tax Free Salary as per the existing laws of the Sultanate of Oman. In case at any point of time, a personal income tax is levied, the employee will need to pay the same.
  • Annual Leave: 45 days total annual paid leave for candidates with a 2 year contract
  • Dependent’s School Fees : Children of teachers will be eligible to get a 50% subsidy on the tuition fees, if studying in Paradise Valley Private School.
  • The medical fees done in Oman will be paid in full  for employees only.
  • End of Service Benefits: For each 2 years of full service, school will pay 1 months basic salary as gratuity

Reports to: Head of  Elementary School / PYP Coordinator

Scope of Work:

The Primary Years Art Teacher supports the Elementary School Principal/ PYP Coordinator in building and maintaining a high quality PYP  Art programme in the school. She / He is responsible for providing an inclusive and safe learning environment for the students where the process of inquiry is encouraged. The Art Teacher will take an active lead in finding opportunities to encourage and showcase the young talents.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and teach practical art sessions according to PYP guidelines
  • Connect art lessons and projects to Programme of Inquiry in a multi-disciplinary approach, as appropriate
  • Maintain up-to-date Art Record Databases for Primary students
  • Teach critical thinking skills so that students can appreciate, describe, analyze, interpret, compare and contrast works of art and design
  • Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all learners, especially English language learners
  • Organize art room and art materials, and order art materials as needed
  • Display student work in appropriate display areas, and organize annual Primary art exhibition
  • Create and maintain K to G5 allocated Annual Art Budget
  • Give reports to Principal and collaborate regularly with the PYP Coordinator
  • Serve as a member of and collaborate with the Primary Visual and Performing Arts team
  • Effectively and proactively communicate all perceived issues to students and parents regarding. Visual & Performing Arts
  • Knowledge of and experience working with data to improve student-learning outcomes
  • Work as an active member on the ART teaching team to realize visiting artists programme and contribute to extra-curricular activities and school visits
  • Participate on trips and field experiences as necessary
  • Engage in on- going professional development

 

Application Process

The following documents will be requested from the candidate:

  • A complete resume with a current photograph and passport copy
  • A document outlining the candidate's philosophy of education and how it relates to the role applied for (maximum 1500 words)
  • One page summary of what the candidate has accomplished professionally in the past three years and plans for the near future
  • Photocopies of the candidate's educational certificates  
  • Names of two or more professional referees including the person you report to and their contact details
  • Most recent Criminal Background Check.

 

The selection process will consist of three rounds of interviews, on Skype and/ or in person.

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