- All Levels
- University Graduate
- 5 years of teaching experience
- United States (USA), Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador
- Health Insurance
- Lunch and snacks during school days
- Relocation Assistance
- Immigration Assistance
- Travel Allowance
Magen David Academy is looking for an INSTRUCTIONAL COACH.
General Description: Improve classroom instruction, support curriculum development, and enhance student achievement. Act as an agent of change, leading initiatives that will systematically result in higher levels of engagement and thinking among students and teachers.
The Instructional Coach plan and carry out professional development events. This person also coaches teachers to improve student learning by observing lessons and providing descriptive non-evaluative feedback regularly and supports teachers in designing instructional activities that encourage engagement and align with the school’s initiatives.
This position also supports the HOS in the curriculum development for all Sections, which means it should have experience in this field.
Since its founding in 2008, Magen David Academy (MDA) has grown from a small school of 150 students to a prestigious PK through 12th-grade educational institution of more than 450 students and 120 staff members from 14 different countries.
Magen David Academy’s warm and welcoming school environment values engagement and participation and fosters individual growth in all aspects. Magen David Academy is the only International Orthodox Jewish School in the region, accredited by Cognia/AdvancEd and its affiliate SACS, with a proud, young history of academic excellence and community involvement. MDA is also accredited by the Panamanian Ministry of Education (MEDUCA).
Like most international schools, MDA has a U.S.-based curriculum; most of its teaching staff are part of the international learning community and the main instructional language used on campus is English.
MDA teachers enjoy the added benefit of experiencing, learning, and participating in school-wide traditions and celebrations from both Jewish as well as Panamanian holidays and festivities.
Teaching in Panama, owing to its great variety, can be as laid back or as exciting as you want to make it. Surrounded by turquoise ocean and filled with tons of natural terrain and bustling cityscapes to explore, the adventurous will be just as happy as those who like to lay back on the beach.