Art Teacher Job Vacancy in Kodaikannal International School - Drawing Master

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Art Teacher Job Vacancy in Kodaikannal International School

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Position Name: IB Art Teacher
Department: Visual and Performing Arts Department
Supervisors: Head of Department and Vice Principal
Position Description: Teach Art within the IB Diploma Program. Fully support residential life in a boarding environment, including chaperoning activities/field trips.
Preferred Academic Qualifications:
  • B.A (or equivalent) in Fine Arts from a recognized university; M.A. desirable
  • Teacher certification, B.Ed (or equivalent) from a full-time program with a practicum or student teaching component
  • Additional courses/certification in Computer Applications, Computer Graphics, Photography, Print-making desirable
Professional Experience:
  • Ability to teach in an integrated classroom
  • Experience working with grades 11 & 12
  • Excellent verbal/non-verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and experience with PYP,MYP or IB Diploma will be valued
  • At least one year teaching experience in teaching Arts at Middle and / or High School level preferably in an IB, multi-cultural or international context
Professional Skills:
  • Dedicated to student learning
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Team player with ability to delegate and coordinate work
  • Willing to work creatively with available materials/ resources
  • Able to create and teach interdisciplinary lessons.
  • Understand the developmental characteristics, differences in learning styles and intelligences and adapt lesson planning and teaching appropriately
  • Capacity to support the goals and mission of KIS through his/her personal philosophy.
Responsibilities:
  • Support KIS guiding principles
  • Teach up to 75% out of total instructional periods in a 6-day cycle.
  • Preparation, marking, report writing and all other administration related to the teaching of the subject(s).
  • Participate in departmental meetings, planning, in-service training activities and invigilation duties as required by the Head of Department or Coordinators.
  • Be available to conference with students out of class.
  • Promptly pass information to advisors, residential Parents and Coordinators when student’s attendance, academic performance or behaviour is praiseworthy or giving cause for concern.
  • To be available for work on campus in good time to complete all necessary preparations and meetings before the start of the term.
  • To hand-over all relevant material l to the HoD / Coordinator upon departure from KIS
  • To respect the confidential nature of discussions at staff meetings and other contexts in which sensitive information is likely to be communicated – particularly in terms of interaction with students.
  • Support residential life of the school by chaperoning activities, clubs, field trips, camp, long weekend field day etc., and being advisor to a group of students.
  • Fulfill other duties as required by the Head of department/Vice Principal/Principal

To be considered for the position, please do the following:
  1. Download application form (Click Here)
  2. Fill-in the required information
  3. Email the completed form along with CV / Resume and letter of interest to: hr@kis.in stating the position applied for in the subject line
Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.