IB Secondary Teacher – Multiple Subject Areas – Excellent American School
IB Secondary Teacher – Multiple Subject Areas – Excellent American School in Cyprus
Overview: An excellent, well-managed international American School in Cyprus seeks High School IB Teachers for various start dates in 2012 (two-year contracts). This is an excellent opportunity to work in one of best schools in the world, with the possibility of renewing contracts upon completion. As this is an American school, USA-trained teachers will be given preference but the school will also consider other native-English speaking teachers with the right profile. As an International Baccalaureate school, teachers with IB experience are preferred. Teachers will teach nationals and international students from grades 9 – 12.
Contract Terms: Two year contract, housing or housing allowance provided
Candidate Profile and Qualifications:
Bachelor of Education plus relevant degree
Minimum of 3 years teaching experience
Must be able to teach Grades 9-12
Prefer IB trained and experienced
Native English speaking and educated in Canada, US (preferred), UK, Australia or New Zealand
Single teachers or married teaching couples
Small classes ensure individual attention from teachers and this school boasts an average class size of 15 students and maximum class size is 24 students from Grades 1-12 and 22 in the Kindergarten classrooms. The teachers’ student ratio is 1:7. Teachers are well qualified with most having advanced degrees and North American teaching certification. Each year the school recruits qualified teachers from the USA, Canada, the U.K. and Cyprus and have teachers from several European countries. Teachers with experience and training in American system education and the International Baccalaureate are given preference in hiring.
This school in Cyprus is a private, coeducational, college preparatory school, proud to provide a first class American and international university preparatory education within the Cyprus local community that incorporates Greek as a First Language program for the Cypriot students. The school serves a unique function in the Cyprus community, offering the only American system program in Cyprus while providing students with the option of the International Baccalaureate program for the last two years of secondary school.
The program develops the whole child by nurturing sense of worth, leadership, academic excellence and independence, with a strong focus on service learning. Students participate regularly in community service and character-building life experiences, locally and abroad. An education at this school is rich with diverse learning experiences and opportunities for personal achievements.
The campus is a lovely, green tree-filled oasis in the Acropolis area of Nicosia and boasts an area of four acres (16,000 square meters), that includes school buildings; open courts facilities and a large swimming pool. Outdoor sitting areas for students are arranged among flowers and flowering shrubs providing a pleasant environment for students to enjoy. The school operates a full service cafeteria offering hot meals for students and staff and a well-stocked library and internet services administered by a full time librarian and IT Staff. Small theater, covered play areas, a weight training area and primary-age playground complete the facilities.
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