Grade 1 PYP Teacher

The Paradise Valley Private School - More Info

Reports to: Elementary School Principal

Scope of Work

The IB Primary Years Teacher supports the PYP Coordinator in building and maintaining a high quality PYP programme in the school. He/ She is responsible for providing an inclusive and safe learning - teaching environment for the students where the process of inquiry is encouraged.

Responsibilities

  • Design, prepare and deliver high quality lessons to suit the individual needs of all students in line with the PYP requirements and which contribute to the Five Areas of Development
  • Inspire mixed culture and mixed ability classes, by creating challenging and engaging learning opportunities for all students
  • Create challenging and engaging learning opportunities of all students in a mixed culture and mixed ability classes
  • Assess and monitor student progress and at the same time encourage students to set their own targets so that they become self-regulated learners
  • Collaborate with other teachers to share ideas, approaches and and create new knowledge
  • Communicate accurately and regularly with parents
  • Liaise with the Head of Elementary School and PYP Coordinator to ensure effective delivery of the curriculum to specified classes, including selecting resources and managing them efficiently in the classroom
  • Contribute to the enrichment programmes for students and participate in  all school activities
  • Being constantly aware of the needs of any children to whom English is another language
  • Ensuring consistent implementation of school policies and appropriate practices in the primary years programme
  • Ensure that all assessments, other evidence and recording of student's work are kept up to date and according to IBO requirements
Posted: March 2019
This is a Direct to School Job
Muscat, Oman
August 2019
2 years
Licensed Teacher
Elementary
USD 2300 - 2750
2

Job Benefits

  • 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

Qualifications and Requirements

Teaching Credential/License
Bachelor
2
IB PYP experience or in early years
  • Native English speaker
  • Proficiency in any additional language is an advantage
  • Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience in IB Primary Years Programme
  • Previous experience of working abroad 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

About Oman

Teach Away offers teaching jobs in Oman, ranging from private international schools to language schools throughout the country. There is a definitive focus on teaching English in Oman because it is one of the fastest-growing countries in the Middle East. Explore an engaging culture while earning a competitive, tax-free salary and notable benefits.

Muscat
Arabic, English
2,773,00
Rial (OMR)
Islam
Hot/dry