IB DP Computer Science Teacher

Moscow
Academic Team

Main duties and responsibilities

LETOVO is a school in which each child will grow, achieve high academic, creative and sports results, communicate, socialize and pursue a growth mindset in life in general, while maintaining strong Russian educational and cultural traditions. At Letovo, we implement state of the art practices in top schools globally while retaining the best of established Russian tradition.

 

Teachers at LETOVO School are responsible for creating a pedagogically progressive learning environment where students can demonstrate thoughtful and ethical behavior and ensure that the values and principles of the IB learner profile are at the heart of learning and relationships in the school.

 

We want to appoint a qualified and dynamic IB DP Computer Science Teacher who is internationally minded with a demonstrable passion for and deep understanding of Letovo School vision, mission and values.

 

Estimated start date: August 16th, 2022


Key tasks and responsibilities

 

  • To teach IB DP Computer Science classes to the secondary school students aged 16-17
  • Demonstrate consistently high expectations of all students and a commitment to raising their achievement and social and emotional well-being. Promote the positive values, attitudes and behaviour expected from all students by treating them with respect and consideration.
  • Plan, deliver and review lessons in accordance with the school’s Teacher Standards incorporating the International Baccalaureate’s philosophy regarding Approaches to Teaching and Learning
  • In consultation with the Subject Leader and Programme Coordinator, plan, design and produce unit plans, teaching materials and resources that are appropriate to IB Programme and grade, incorporating IB published documentation, rubrics and guides.  All materials to be uploaded onto the school’s Managebac system
  • Demonstrate a capacity to design materials that are differentiated and extended appropriately to meet the age, programme, and ability of students
  • Assess, record and report on the attendance, development, attainment, progress and approaches to learning of all students according to the given deadlines
  • Provide timely, detailed and constructive feedback on all formative and summative assessments via Managebac
  • Attend full staff and departmental meetings and actively participate within them
  • Participate in departmental moderation and standardisation of student work. Retain marked and moderated samples of student assessments
  • Manage the classroom and make effective use of teaching resources to create a positive learning environment. Maintain a safe, clean, tidy and healthy environment that supports the physical, social and emotional well-being of all students
  • Implement the school’s policies regarding Academic Honesty, Assessment, Language and Special Educational Needs
  • Enforce school rules relating to behaviour, and health and safety
  • Complete all tasks related to assessment (internal and external assessment components), feedback, teaching and learning in (insert subject) according to the official IBO subject guide and the Letovo Internal Calendar



Candidate requirements

  • B.Sc/Master’s Degree in IT or IT-related disciplines
  • B. Ed, Bachelors with Teaching Qualification, M. Ed, PGCE or PGDE or similar teaching qualification
  • Minimum 3-5 years of IBDP teaching experience in strong IB schools
  • Experience as an IT examiner in the subject (preferred)
  • Strong teaching experience of students in the middle and diploma years’ age group.
  • Experience of teaching gifted and talented students (preferred)
  • Outstanding student results


The successful candidate will be

  • Well-organized, approachable and proactive
  • Collaborative and team-player
  • Should demonstrate interest in student development, enthusiasm and subject knowledge
  • Well-motivated and responsible
  • Passionate about teaching
  • Effective written and verbal communicator in English
  • Inspire, encourage and lead students to ensure that they are motivated and enjoy participating in lessons and are given appropriate and ample opportunities to develop their potential in a positive, innovative and effective working environment

 


Package details

We offer:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Initial appointment for two years and thereafter annually renewable
  • 3-month probation period
  • Up to 20 teaching periods per week (which contributes to the 36-hour work week)
  • 71 days of paid leave
  • Accommodation on campus (staff apartment)
  • Visa support
  • Return flights home once a year (holiday time)
  • Reimbursement of relocation expenses
  • Medical insurance (including dental treatment)