English Teacher

King Abdullah Academy - Herndon, VA2.0

Full-time
The King Abdullah Academy (KAA) is seeking English Teachers for the 2019-2020 academic year.

The goal of every teacher at the Academy is to inspire and nurturer students to learn academic skills and subject matter that contribute to their development as mature, able, responsible, knowledge, men and women. To promote this, teachers employ challenging curricula and set high standards of achievement and behavior for themselves and their students. The teacher will lead the planning and implementation of a cohesive and coordinated strategy that harnesses every available resource to optimize student learning and the quality of the student experience at King Abdullah Academy within the learning community. The teacher will have extensive classroom experience in K-12th grade school setting, a keen interest in forwarding innovative teaching strategies that align with the vision for the school, and a passion for the unique mission of the King Abdullah Academy.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Set clear goals and procedures for operations, programs and practices that ensure seamless integration of assets and services in classroom and minimizes resource impact on student outcomes.
Work with the Academic Leadership Team to ensure that curriculum and classroom teaching and learning, and resources are positively connected.
Develop lesson plans and deliver group and individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines.
Promote and communicate programs and initiatives ensuring high levels of participation engagement amongst students.
Perform any duties as assigned by administration and meet the expectations of those duties.
Create a classroom environment conductive to students developing a love of learning for enjoyment.
Manage student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.
Participate in variety of meetings and professional development activities for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions and to improve student achievement.
Instruct students for the purpose of improving their success in academics through a defined course study.
Prepare a variety of written material for the purpose of documenting student progress meeting mandated requirements. Monitor and evaluate students' academic and social development and maintain required and appropriate records of student performance.

Qualifications:
Minimum BA Degree in content related field.
Teaching qualifications and experience, preferably with VA Teaching Certification.
IB MYP/DP experience preferred. Excellent communication skills.
Allowed to work in the United States (Us citizen, green card holders, and/or work permit).

The compensation package includes:
Health, Vision and Dental Insurance,
Discount Tuition Benefits for staff family members,
Paid Vacations and Holidays, Personal Leave,
Competitive Private School Salary.
We offer continuing professional development opportunities focusing on collaborative models of teaching and learning practices where students are the Centre of the learning.