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Homeroom Teacher - Northwest Bilingual School - Kuwait

General Responsibilities: 

Responsible for creating a positive educational climate for students to learn in and instructing students in grades K-5. Creates lesson plans, assessments, administers praise and constructive criticism, instructs students on subjects such as language arts, science, social studies, civics, literature, and math, and creates a well-rounded, comprehensive instructional program.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Plan, conduct, and assess activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, investigate, and develop their learning in a dynamic environment
  • Develop, create, and adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests
  • Meet course and school-wide student performance goals
  • Create interactive, dynamic lesson plans and modify accordingly throughout the year according to the pacing of the lessons delivered
  • Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans
  • Implement the school’s curriculum in a manner that reflects the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by invoking approved disciplinary procedures
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible
  • Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students
  • Confer with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors, and administrators in order to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by school policies and administrative regulations (including but not limited to grading papers, maintaining grade books, portfolios, etc.)
  • Prepare students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks
  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate and use both in learning activities and in imaginative play
  • Prepare for assigned classes, and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisors
  • Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of elementary school programs
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials, in order to prevent injuries and damage
  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, and storytelling
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities
  • Attend staff meetings, and serve on committees as required
  • Administer standardized ability and achievement tests, and interpret results to determine student strengths and areas of need
  • Supervise, evaluate, and plan assignments for teacher assistants
  • Select, store, order, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies
  • Sponsor extracurricular activities such as clubs, student organizations, and academic contests
  • Performs other tasks, duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Principal
Posted: February 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Al Farwaniyah , Kuwait
August 2018
1 Year
University Graduate
Gr. 1, Gr. 2, Gr. 3, Gr. 4, Gr. 5
8

Job Benefits

  • Tax-Free monthly Salary
  • Furnished Single Accommodation
  • Shared Transportation from Accommodation-School and vice versa.
  • School Fee Discounts for Eligible Dependents
  • Annual Return Flights
  • National Medical Service
  • End of Service Gratuity (Indemnity)
  • Ongoing CPD Opportunities

Qualifications & Requirements

Teaching Credential/License
Bachelor
2 Years
Education or related field
  • Possess excellent communication and inter-personal skills (verbal and written)
  • Use initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines
  • Ability to analyze data and recommend effective solutions
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to read and stay abreast of current topics in education
  • Ability to effectively assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, leadership team, and stakeholders