|IBDP Biology Teacher
|Middle and High
|Work Days / Hours
|Position Start Date
The primary function of the classroom teacher is to facilitate the development of the student in the cognitive, affective, ethical and physical domains of his/her growth. To this end the teacher will provide an educational program for the students, and will assist in other school programs as required by Board policy and contractual obligations.
Actively promote and model the Mission, Beliefs and Graduate Profile of IPS
Determines with the relevant administrator appropriate learning objectives for the class, taking into account the school’s course of study and the assessed needs of the students
Establish and maintain a positive, respectful and constructive relationship with students, parents and colleagues.
Plans appropriate learning experiences for individual, group and class instruction
Develop Unit plans in collaboration with colleagues and present to Curriculum Coordinator when required;
Monitors student progress and evaluates the student’s achievement in relation to learning objectives
Reports individual student's progress to parents and school personnel through the preparation of reports and/or of conferences
Creates, a functional, safe, attractive and physically comfortable environment to the extent possible
Maintains professional competence through participation in in-service educational activities provided by the school and/or self-elected professional growth activities
Performs basic attendance accounting, record keeping and clerical services as assigned
Assists in the selection and requisitioning of books, instructional aids and supplies to the extent possible.
Establishes and maintains acceptable standards of students behavior
Administers any school testing program required by the administration
Participates in curriculum development, program planning, school evaluation processes, and other faculty committees as required by the school administration
Shares in the sponsorship of student activities
Plans and coordinates the work of aids, and teacher assistants where appropriate
Works with colleagues, ancillary staff, parents and community agencies in matters of mutual concern
Participates with the administration to develop a continuous improvement plan for both the individual teacher and the school
Attend and participate in all faculty meetings and general student assemblies and evening and weekend programs as appropriate.
Be available to accommodate parents and students seeking after school appointments. Attend all assigned parent conferences.
Accept responsibility for extracurricular activities and provide 2 after school clubs per year.
Bachelor degree (minimum) and valid teaching certification
Knowledge and experience with curriculum planning, teaching and class management
Minimum of 5 years of teaching experience
Clear and concise writing ability
Good communication skills
Good interpersonal skills to work with faculty and administration
Independent working habits
Strong organizational skills
A positive, cooperative attitude
Creativity and resourcefulness