High School Teacher – Arab International Academy

Company: Full Time Jobs in Qatar Sector: Education, Teaching & Training
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : April 15, 2024
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Current and appropriate certification.

2. BA or BS degree.

3. Major in elementary/ secondary education or the equivalent.

4. Teaching experience preferred.

5. IB experience preferred.

6. Fluency in the language of instruction is required, and bilingualism is considered an asset.

REPORTS TO: Primary/ Secondary School Principal

INTERFACES WITH:Students, other teachers, teaching assistants, administration, parents, student support staff.

SUPERVISES:Teacher assistant if applicable.

JOB GOAL: Toembody and represent the vision, mission, values and goals of AIA in the community. To offer an engaging, significant, challenging and learning experience, through an inclusive and collaborative learning environment based on the IB principles. To collaborate with colleagues and stakeholders to ensure bilingual, transdisciplinary, conceptual and inquiry-based learning that is informed by assessment and leads to action. To personify and model the IB learner profile.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teaching at AIA is:

1. based on inquiry.

2. focused on conceptual understanding.

3. developed in local and global contexts.

4. focused on effective teamwork and collaboration.

5. differentiated to meet the needs of all learners.

6. informed by assessment (formative and summative).

Hence the teacher’s responsibilities are to:

1.Use many forms of inquiry(ex: open, structured and guided) to develop students’ curiosity, and the skills needed to enable them to construct their own understanding and become autonomous lifelong learners.

2.Teach conceptualknowledge within and beyond subject areas to support learners understand complex and big ideas. Carefully craft questions, wonderings, and provocations to promote conceptual understanding while connecting content, skills, and concepts.

3. Plan contextualized/ real-life learning experiences for learners to process new information by connecting it to their own experience (local context) and to the world (global context) around them and to develop international mindedness.

4.Plan collaboratively, intentionally, and continuously to facilitate interactive and collaborative learning experiences which encourage effective dialogue and feedback and are based on data to adaptively meet students’ needs.

5.Plan with colleagues for student differencesby building self-esteem, valuing prior knowledge, scaffolding, and extending the learning of all students and providing meaningful, respectful, and challenging work.

6.Plan, organize and implement, with learners and colleagues, ongoing assessmentto monitor, document, measure, and report on learning.

7. Use “Assessment as and for Learning” data as feedback to modify teaching and learning.

8. Teach with the approaches to learning skillsin mind by identifying the skills and dispositions they are planning to teach. Explicitly teach the strategies and techniques used by the learners to process information and promote transfer of these skills and self-regulation.

9. Effectively integrate technologyto enhance students learning experiences.

10.Reflect on why and how they are using technology and ensure digital integrity.

11.Support and reinforce students’ language development by activating prior understanding and building background knowledge, scaffolding language learning, extending language and affirming identity.

12. Plan to empower learners to internalize sustainability principles and navigate intricate systems, enabling them to initiate or advocate for actions that revive and sustain ecosystem well-being while promoting fairness, and envisioning a more sustainable future.

13.Actively engage in professional inquiry (PLC, action research, workshops, study groups, critical friends, data teams…) with the aim of continually reflecting upon practices and improving learning for all students.

14. Reflect by examining beliefs about professional dutiesin order to conduct self with integrity and transparency, connect and build learning communities, and respect and promote organizational, local, and global cultures.

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