The Awty International School has an opening for a Kindergarten English Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. The position is full-time teaching two sections of kindergarten students on alternate days. An English-speaking assistant works with the teacher. Class sizes range from 15-19 students.
The position is offered as a one-year contract initially, with competitive salary and conditions. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible.
Direct inquiries to Mr. Stanley Way, Head of Early Learning, sWay@awty.org or 832-731-5348.
The role of a teacher at the School includes the following:
Effectively teaching two classes in English, including undertaking appropriate lesson preparation, assessing, and evaluating students as necessary.
Collaborating with another kindergarten French teacher who is the dual language partner
Attending and positively contributing to faculty, grade and division meetings as scheduled by the Division Head and whole school meetings as appropriate.
Performing snack, lunch, recess and other preschool teacher duties.
Contributing to the wider life of the School in areas such as special projects and presentations, service learning, and by attending student events, Open House, prospective parent meetings, and other school and parent meetings. Also assisting with admissions testing.
Maintaining an in-depth familiarity with the appropriate curricula and current teaching trends and developments.
THE DUAL EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM
The Early Childhood Division at The Awty International School is a dual language (French/English or Spanish/English) program containing the following:
Pre-Kindergarten 3/Petite Section
Pre-Kindergarten 4/Moyenne Section
Students spend alternating full days in either:
BA or equivalent in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education, plus teaching certification in Early Childhood Education.
At least three years full-time teaching experience in a preschool setting, strongly preferred.
Native-speaker English proficiency.
Knowledge of French or Spanish is a desirable, though not required.
International and independent school experience preferred.
Possess excellent teaching skills appropriate for young children
Demonstrate sound knowledge of interactive methodologies
Prepare and implement appropriate class work for the development of language, motor, and cognitive skills
Follow the School’s guidelines and curriculum
Include activities to develop cross-cultural understanding
Demonstrate professional strengths of gentleness, nurturing, respectfulness, consistency
Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to early childhood social, emotional and intellectual development within an international school setting
Internal Number: 1238
About The Awty International School
The Awty International School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ethnic or religious beliefs, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and athletic and other school-administered programs or in its employment practices.