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IB PYP Primary Homeroom Teacher

Uptown International Sch...
Mokattam, Cairo

IB PYP Primary Homeroom Teacher

Mokattam, CairoPosted 2 months ago
63Applicants for5 open positions
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  • UIS recognizes the importance of qualified, dedicated professional teaching staff. UIS teachers develop the full potential of each student. They promote IB Learner Profile attributes, employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies, and support the Mission, Vision, and Values of the school. UIS teachers are committed to their personal and professional development in order to further inspire and guide their students to become lifelong learners and responsible citizens of the world.

Teaching and Learning

  • Demonstrate expertise, enthusiasm, and creativity in the delivery of approved curriculum with appropriate pedagogy
  • Seek opportunities within the curriculum to provide inquiry and to use a variety of instructional resources
  • Emphasize the interconnectedness of all subjects taught in school in line with the school’s philosophy and that of the International Baccalaureate
  • Maintain a positive, friendly, vibrant classroom
  • Plan and deliver lessons and units of work appropriate to student grade and needs with clear learning objectives, organized in a sequential manner and stored in the school’s information management program in the approved format
  • Meet the learning needs of all students through differentiation, creating differentiation plans
  • Evaluate daily and weekly planning, ensuring that it builds on current and previous achievement
  • Ensure that assignments are returned promptly with constructive feedback including specific comments on strengths and areas for improvement, setting individualized goals with students
  • Use formative and summative assessments effectively and with appropriate criteria in order to set realistic and challenging targets for improvement and to inform future teaching
  • Set consistently high expectations for student attitudes towards learning and to ensure that classrooms are engaging learning spaces
  • Teach and emphasize the meaning and importance of international-mindedness
  • Emphasize the school’s Mission, Vision, and Values through teaching and learning

Pastoral Responsibilities

  • Support the social and emotional development of students
  • Embody, model, and promote the IB Learner Profile attributes and Approaches to Learning, in order to promote student development
  • Celebrate student achievements both in and out of school
  • Respond sensitively when dealing with children, ensuring that any concern they have is addressed professionally and promptly
  • Act as a homeroom teacher or Advisor, as required by assigned role(s), and deliver associated curricula (e.g. PSHE)


  • Manage and monitor each child’s progress, ensuring all marking, assessments, portfolios, and class records are kept up-to-date
  • Provide regular informative and motivating student reports
  • Work collaboratively with all staff, including:
  • Teachers by grade level, subject, division, whole school
  • School leadership
  • Committees
  • IB Program
  • Curriculum development groups
  • Support the school publicly
  • Neither organize nor participate in any activities that could bring the reputation of UIS into disrepute
  • Communicate effectively and appropriately with the school community, both orally and in writing in line with the school’s Style Guide
  • Respond to communications in a timely manner
  • Maintain open and consistent channels of communication with parents regarding student progress
  • Participate in school events such as parent conferences and professional training that may occur outside of normal working hours
  • Reflect on professional practice in order to develop a thorough understanding of effective teaching methods which may involve observing others
  • Display competence and confidence in using media and technology appropriately
  • Undertake any professional duties as required by school leadership
  • Be present in your classroom throughout the entire lesson in order to ensure student safety


Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Primary Education with an emphasis on educating younger students,


  • Bachelor’s Degree in English Language and Literature


  • Egyptian Ministry of Education teaching qualification and a Bachelor's Degree in another subject related to education

Foreign applicants have additional requirements which will be communicated after submission of CV.

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