Primary Years Teacher

  • Contract term: 2-year contract with possible extension for a longer term
  • Job date: Starting from 11 August 2019
  • Position: Primary Years Teacher
  • Full-time position

    We are currently seeking a primary school teacher, preferably with experience in IB schools, who is able to work collaboratively with a local co-teacher and develop PYP units of inquiry. This teacher should ideally have awareness of the international primary years’ curriculum, experience working with primary years’ students and familiarity with using Project-Based Learning as the main teaching/learning approach.

    Candidate’s skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in education, primary years’ teacher’s qualification;
  • Two or more years of experience at an international school, working full-time as a primary year’s teacher;
  • Fluent or native English speaker;
  • Able to integrate curriculum standards in the project-based educational process;
  • Experience working in a context in which students acquire the curriculum in English, while also having a different mother tongue;
  • Able to create PYP units of inquiry, map the curriculum and design differentiated teaching materials;
  • PYP training is considered as an advantage.
  • Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Homeroom teacher (Grade 2);
  • Primary Years Teacher’s responsibilities: plan and conduct the lessons, cooperate with students in the lessons and provide the individualized support, design differentiated materials, regularly cooperate with students’ parents;
  • Once/twice a week organize and conduct after-school activities of teacher’s choice for primary school/middle school students;
  • Participate in teachers’ professional development and staff meetings;
  • Co-teaching will be an expectation.
  • 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.