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Homeroom Teacher

Cambridge Worldwide Academy Tajikistan
Dushanbe, Tajikistan
US 2500 a month
Start September 2019
  • Early Childhood
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 1 year of teaching experience
  • Sciences
  • Teaching Credential/License
  • Qualified teacher status or recognised equivalent
  • Experience of teaching across a variety of age ranges relevant to the post
  • Recent experience of successfully co-ordinating or leading a curriculum area
  • A clear understanding of the essential qualities necessary for improving the quality of learning and teaching
  • In depth knowledge of the curriculum/area


Can demonstrate the ability to:

  • Demonstrate consistently high quality teaching strategies
  • Support and motivate both colleagues and pupils by leading through example
  • Communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences (verbal, written, using ICT as appropriate)
  • Develop and deliver effective professional development for staff as appropriate
  • Be an effective team player who works collaboratively and effectively with others
  • Contribute effectively to the work of the Deputy Principal and the senior leadership team
  • Deal successfully with situations that may include difficult issues and conflict resolution
  • Tax free salary
  • Yearly return air tickets
  • Free furmished accommodation
  • Free medical care
  • Free lunch and morning snack
  • Work visa
  • 50% discount on CWA tuition fees for up to 3 children

Line manager/s: Deputy Principal, members of the senior leadership team  

Supervisory responsibility: The postholder may be responsible for the deployment and supervision of the work of teaching assistants relevant to their responsibilities


Job Description

Main purpose of the job:

  • Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in the class/es ensuring equality of opportunity for all
  • Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct
  • Treat pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position
  • Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of pupils
  • Act within, the Tajik and British statutory frameworks, which set out professional duties and responsibilities
  • Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school


Duties and responsibilities

All teachers are required to carry out the duties of a schoolteacher. Teachers’ performance will be assessed as part of the appraisal process as relevant to their role in the school. 



  • Deliver the British primary curriculum as relevant to the age and ability group/subject/s that you teach
  • Be responsible for the preparation and development of teaching materials, teaching programmes and pastoral arrangements as appropriate
  • Be accountable for the attainment, progress and outcomes of pupils’ you teach
  • Be aware of pupils’ capabilities, their prior knowledge and plan teaching and differentiate appropriately to build on these demonstrating knowledge and understanding of how pupils learn
  • Have a clear understanding of the needs of all pupils, including those with special educational needs; gifted and talented and be able to use and evaluate distinctive teaching approaches to engage and support them
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and take responsibility for promoting high standards of literacy including the correct use of spoken English (whatever your specialist subject)
  • If teaching early reading, demonstrate a clear understanding of appropriate teaching strategies e.g. systematic synthetic phonics
  • Use an appropriate range of observation, assessment, monitoring and recording strategies as a basis for setting challenging learning objectives for pupils of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions, monitoring learners’ progress and levels of attainment
  • Make accurate and productive use of assessment to secure pupils’ progress
  • Give pupils regular feedback, both orally and through accurate marking, and encourage pupils to respond to the feedback, reflect on progress, their emerging needs and to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study
  • Use relevant data to monitor progress, set targets, and plan subsequent lessons
  • Set homework and plan other out-of-class activities to consolidate and extend the knowledge and understanding pupils have acquired as appropriate
  • Participate in arrangements for examinations and assessments


Behaviour and Safety

  • Establish a safe, purposeful and stimulating environment for pupils, rooted in mutual respect and establish a framework for discipline with a range of strategies, using praise, sanctions and rewards consistently and fairly
  • Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to pupils’ needs in order to inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
  • Maintain good relationships with pupils, exercise appropriate authority, and act decisively when necessary
  • Be a positive role model and demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and behaviour, which are expected of pupils
  • Have high expectations of behaviour, promoting self control and independence of all learners
  • Carry out playground and other duties as directed
  • Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school, raising any concerns following school protocol/procedures


Team working and collaboration

  • Participate in any relevant meetings/professional development opportunities at the school, which relate to the learners, curriculum or organisation of the school including pastoral arrangements
  • Work as a team member and identify opportunities for working with colleagues and sharing the development of effective practice with them
  • Contribute to the selection and professional development of other teachers and support staff including the induction and assessment of new teachers, teachers serving induction periods
  • Ensure that colleagues working with you are appropriately involved in supporting learning and understand the roles they are expected to fulfil
  • Take part as required in the review, development and management of the activities relating to the curriculum, organisation and pastoral functions of the school
  • Cover for absent colleagues


Fulfil wider professional responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with others to develop effective professional relationships
  • Communicate effectively with parents with regard to pupils’ achievements and well-being using school systems/processes as appropriate
  • Communicate and co-operate with relevant external bodies
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of CWA



  • Register the attendance of and supervise learners, before, during or after school sessions as appropriate
  • Participate in and carry out any administrative and organisational tasks


Professional development

  • Regularly review the effectiveness of your teaching and assessment procedures and its impact on pupils’ progress, attainment and well being, refining your approaches where necessary responding to advice and feedback from colleagues
  • Be responsible for improving your teaching through participating fully in training and development opportunities identified by the school or as developed as an outcome of your appraisal



  • To have professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of CWA in which you teach, and maintain high standards in your own attendance and punctuality
  • Perform any reasonable duties as requested by the Principal and Chief Executive

Successful candidates must arrive in Tajikistan by 12th August or as soon as possible after this date. 


This job description is not your contract of employment or any part of it. It has been prepared only for the purpose of school organisation and may change either as your contract changes. Nothing will be changed without consultation.

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Cambridge Worldwide Academy Tajikistan is an ambitious and innovative school determined to introduce alternative education options to the current provision in both state and private schools in Tajikistan. The philosophy of CWA Tajikistan is based on combining its wealth of experience in the British school system with the best features of the Tajik national curriculum. CWA Tajikistan offers a dual education system allowing both Tajik nationals and nationals of other countries to study alongside each other and gain local and British qualifications. Housed in an environmentally-friendly campus, CWA Tajikistan provides a stimulating and challenging setting for children and young people to develop socially and achieve their goals academically
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Also known as remote teachers, distance teachers or virtual teachers, online teachers and online instructors are trained to teach students online. Online teaching jobs can range from blended courses that offer a combination of in-person and online instruction, to fully online learning. Online teaching offers job opportunities for a wide range of educators, from elementary school teachers to college professors. Online teaching jobs can be either full-time or part-time. If you’re a qualified teacher with experience in a classroom setting, then online teaching could be your next big career move.
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