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Secondary Science Teacher

school
Westview Cambodian International School
location
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
salary
US 2200 - 2700 a month
housing
300 USD accommodation allowance included in the monthly salary
airfair
1500 USD airfare allowance upon completion contract
Start date
Ongoing
1 year
2
  • Middle School, High School
  • Licensed Teacher, University Graduate
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • General Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • Teaching Credential/License
  • Fluent English Speaker
  • International Experience is a plus
  • Good leadership skills
  • Good Communication skills
  • Result Oriented
  • Positive Attitude
  • Professional Outlook
  • Responsible
  • Dependable
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Private Medical Insurance for hospitalization, evacuation and accident coverage up to 50,000 USD per year
  • 1500 USD airfare allowance upon completion contract
  • Generous paid holiday of up to 50 days per years including annual leave, sick leave, school break and public holiday
  • Visa and work permit reimbursed at the completion of contract
  • Lunch provided at school canteen during the working day
  • Assistance in finding accommodation

Westview Cambodian Jungle International School is a leading international school in Cambodia offering classes from grade 6 to 12 in continuation from Learning Jungle International School (preschool up to grade 5). Westview's mission is to empower individual learners with global competencies and Cambodian values, in order to succeed and positively impact their local and global communities. The school and its faculty members are working hard toward getting international accreditations from WASC and CIS. The Secondary teachers report to the Program Coordinator in charge of the International Curriculum, adopted from the American standards of education.

Responsibilities:

Pedagogy and Instruction

  • Apply the most up-to-date, researched-based strategies to address the needs of diverse learners. 
  • Create learning situations where skills, content, and tasks are relevant, realistic, and authentic.  
  • Promote active learning and inquiry. 
  • Use inclusive strategies so that all learners can access the curriculum and make progress.
  • Promote self-regulation and independent learning. 
  • Share and exchange on the organization of lessons using pedagogical technologies. 
  • Conduct peer observation once a semester.
  • Collaborate with the school leadership team in implementing the pedagogical approach to promote high-quality teaching and learning in alignment with the school goals, vision, and mission
  • Checking written assignments, examination papers, and homework.
  • Work with students based on their interests and abilities. 
  • Work with low-performing students. 
  • Prepare materials for classes. 
  • Participate in meetings and PD.
  • Participate in parents’ meetings.
  • Participate in school events.

 

Curriculum Design

  • Demonstrate a high level of relevant curriculum knowledge.
  • Base planning and assessment on the learning goals of the curriculum.

 

Building Learning-Focused Relationships and Culture for Learning

  • Plan, develop, and deliver learning experiences that address learners with a variety of language and learning needs.
  • Have excellent communication and teamwork skills that result in effective co-planning and co-teaching. 
  • Be a confident user of technology to transform learning.
  • Be a reflective practitioner and lifelong learner.
  • Deal effectively and non-confrontationally with learners and staff to positively influence others.
  • Plan, develop, and deliver learning experiences that address learners with a variety of language and learning needs.
  • Develop and foster the learners’ confidence and skills to enable them to become independent learners.
  • Promote student voice in the classroom.
  • Develop and maintain a learning-focused classroom.
  • Implement restorative practice strategies to encourage positive relationships with all.
  • Have excellent communication and teamwork skills that result in effective co-planning and co-teaching.
  • Be a confident user of technology to transform learning.
  • Be a reflective practitioner and lifelong learner.
  • Deal effectively and non-confrontationally with learners and staff to positively influence others. 

 

Duty of Care and Responsibilities

  • Promote a positive, caring climate that promotes and safe and supportive environment.
  • Support learners to be successful.
  • Engage and collaborate with all members of the school community.
  • Comply with all school policies and procedures in place.
  • Model skills and attitudes of global citizens, through presentation, personal and professional conduct.
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Westview Cambodian International School is the great extension to secondary education from grade 6 to 12 by the passionate leadership team of Learning Jungle International School offering educational services only from preschool to grade 6. With the strong support from parents, students, staff and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, Westview Cambodian International School is created to offer the International Secondary program built from the world renowned American Standards of education and the Khmer language, history and culture into one unique curriculum from grades 6 to 12. Our mission is to educate Cambodian youth to become confident, equipped with global competencies while embracing their Cambodian identity, culture and values.

Westview SLO's:

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE: Students will achieve their intellectual potential by striving for and attaining the highest standards of academic excellence. 

CONSCIENTIOUS LEARNERS: Students willingly apply a variety of self-reflection strategies throughout their learning processes, demonstrating the habits of a growth mindset and a strong work ethic.

WELL ROUNDED INDIVIDUALS: Students will demonstrate the fundamental characteristics of well-rounded individuals, critical thinkers and conscientious leaders, adopting the character traits of our sixteen Character Profiles. 

CAMBODIAN CULTURE: Students will gain a strong understanding of Cambodian values and form an appreciation of the qualities that make up Cambodian culture and society.

GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP: Students will understand what it means to be a global citizen, and play a conscientious and proactive role in being a valuable member of a global community with a drive to make the world a better place.

CONTRIBUTING TO SOCIETY: Students will develop the skills they need to form genuine and productive relationships with people from all walks of life and to make contributions to their own communities, society and country.

Westivew is working toward international accreditations from WASC and CIS.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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