Middle School
English and Literature Teacher

  • Contract type: Full-time
  • Contract term: 2-year contract with possible extension for a longer term
  • Job date: Starting on 11 August 2019
  • Candidate’s skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in education, middle years English language and Literature teacher’s qualification;
  • Two and more year-experience at an international school, working full-time as a middle years teacher;
  • Fluent / Native English speaker;
  • Experience in curriculum development (Understanding by Design framework – UBD);
  • Able to ensure clear and worthwhile performance outcomes in the project-based classroom.
  • Experience working in the context where students acquire the curriculum in English, having a different mother tongue.
  • PYP/MYP/DP training is considered as an advantage.
  • Main duties and responsibilities:

  • English language and Literature teacher in Grades 6-9;
  • Homeroom teacher in middle school;
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests;
  • Ability and qualifications to teach other subjects (e.g. social studies or geography will be considered an advantage);
  • To ensure students’ formative and summative assessment, develop assessment rubrics and ensure students continuous evaluation;
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate these objectives to students;
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate;
  • Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • We provide a good benefit package, which includes:

  • Housing allowance Furnished housing per month excluding utilities (throughout the term of the contract);
  • Medical insurance;
  • Moving and shipment allowance;
  • Air fare;
  • Medical leave;
  • Professional development allowance;
  • Annual pay raise;
  • 8 weeks of paid vacation;
  • All taxes paid (in accordance with Tax Policy and state regulations).
  • Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter to recruitment@exupery.lv. Providing a recommendation letter from your current workplace is favorable. The HR manager will contact the candidates and make an appointment for a Skype interview.