Back to Jobs

First Grade Teacher

Position Overview

  • To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in an elementary learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.  Work is performed under the supervision of the principal
  • To teach and educate students according to the educational needs, abilities and attainment potential of individual students entrusted to his/her care by the Head of School or Early Childhood Director


General Responsibilities Teachers at Sampoerna Academy are expected to:

  • Teach assigned subjects to first grade students according to curriculum plan.
  • Coordinate with other first grade teachers to maintain consistency in curriculum.
  • Develop lesson plans and instructional ideas according to school standards.
  • Motivate students to participate in various educational activities.
  • Develop creative learning opportunities for student’s education, social and behavioral growth.
  • Interact with parents to inform about their children’s academic progress.
  • Create positive, structured, learning and safe environment for students.
  • Develop and maintain student behavioral and discipline policies.
  • Coordinate with other staffs to evaluate and enhance curricular programs for student academic excellence.
  • Accommodate different learning styles and instruction methodology for English language learners and special education students.
  • Use different assessment methods to evaluate student progress, their academic strengths and weaknesses.
  • Maintain accurate attendance and grade records for each student.
  • Assist in planning and implementing school programs and other activities.
  • Develop positive parent teacher relationship and promote parent teacher partnerships.
  • Monitor student activities in school premise and ensure safety of every student in the classroom and school grounds.
  • Attend educational trainings and workshops for professional growth.
  • Advising and co-operating with the Head of School, Assistant Head, Heads of Department, Education Officers, and other teachers in the preparation and development of courses of study, teaching materials, teaching programmed, methods of teaching and assessment and pastoral care arrangements
  • Contributing to the professional development of new teachers and student teachers according to arrangements agreed with the Head of School;
  • Making use of audiovisual technological devices/aides (such as radio aids; projectors; smart board) and other adaptations during the delivery of the lessons;


Posted: April 2019
This is a Direct to School Job
Sentul, Bogor , Indonesia
July 2019
1 year
Licensed Teacher

Job Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Yearly round trip airfare for family (spouse + 2 children)
  • Private accommodation provided
  • Allowance for Utilities
  • Visa expenses
  • Medical Insurance and Dental for family (spouse + 2 children) provided
  • Lunch Provided
  • Uniform Provided
  • Tuition provided for maximum 2 children
  • Professional Development

Qualifications and Requirements

Teaching Credential/License
Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education

Qualifications the First Grade teacher should have: 

  • B.A/B.S degree in teaching or early childhood education from an accredited institution or related field teaching; Master’s degree is advantage
  • The teachers from US need to obtain teaching State certification in teaching in appropriate subject area
  • Successful experience teaching in lower elementary, minimum 3 years
  • Five years of experience teaching English in K-12 schools; at IB schools or Cambridge curriculum
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, teachers and others
  • Has experience with children 6 -7 years of age, preferably in an international school
  • Age limit for hiring in Indonesia is 60 years
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to differentiate instruction for all learners
  • Ability to participate in and establish collaborative structures.
  • Proven ability to develop successful academic programs
  • Willingness to collaborate regularly with colleagues in a positive, constructive manner


Physical Requirements

Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, operate a computer, hand-held learning devices and other office equipment, reach with hands and arms, and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds


Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Recent and relevant professional development in teaching and learning
  • Experience using Understanding by Design to develop learning units
  • Proven ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Experience working in an IB school or using Cambridge curriculum
  • Leading group study, discussion and demonstration
  • Introduction of new concepts
  • Behavior and rule enforcement
  • Objective communication
  • Evaluation and observance of students
  • Challenging students in preparation for advanced education
  • Material preparation and delivery