Teaching Fellow - History and English Language Composition

Bratislava
Čerstvý absolvent vysokej školy, Mladý profesionál (prac. skúsenosti do 3 rokov od ukončenia VŠ)
leaf academy
history
education
15. august 2021
nástup
Trvalý pracovný pomer
typ pracovnej ponuky
od 1000
EUR / mesiac
Compensation for the role is starting 1000 euro base, depending on the qualification and track record of final candidate

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Detaily

31. júl 2021

Náplň práce

This is a once in lifetime opportunity to help build a world class innovative educational institution. LEAF Academy is looking for a Teaching Fellow of History and English Language Composition. 

You would join the Central European Studies department and with their support and the support of a mentor teacher teach Year 1 students History and Writing and Rhetoric. All the communication at our school is in English also in informal settings. Students do not have lessons of English as a foreign language, but study academic English with the prospect of using it in higher education and/or business settings. 

This opportunity is ideal for someone with a background in Social Studies, History and English with little teaching experience but eager to develop teaching and learning skills. 

We consider ourselves to be a community of learners where the learning happens for all parties concerned. Our lessons are student-centred and focus on developing students’ own thinking strategies and quality questioning. We use visible thinking techniques and other innovative teaching approaches that allow adaptation to different students’ needs. Learners focus on their individual growth that is recorded in an assessment that stems from competency-based rubrics. Students are encouraged to reflect on their work as well as the work of the teacher and to make connections to real life. 

Besides of other responsibilities she/he is responsible for:

  • Becoming a professional teacher who is capable of independently performing the duties and responsibilities of a regular LEAF Academy teacher that include:

  • Teaching a teaching load that is initially reduced and potentially expanding and that may include leading a club or a similar activity.

  • Creating and distributing educational content (notes, summaries, assignments etc.).

  • Assessing and recording students’ progress and providing constructive feedback.

  • Providing coaching, mentoring, and supervision to students.

  • Serving as an advisor to a group of students.

  • Participating in residential life activities.

  • On-going curriculum review that include content, materials, and learning and teaching strategies.

  • Investigating innovative teaching, learning and assessment methods and techniques.

  • Taking part in continuous professional development, incl. a fellow-specific development (if available).

  • Carrying out the assigned administrative responsibilities.

  • Collaborating with other teachers, parents and stakeholders and participating in regular meetings.

Other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department and Principal.

Koho hľadáme

  • Extended communication skills

  • Ability to demonstrate equivalent core knowledge and expertise 

  • Sufficient breadth or depth of specialist knowledge in the discipline to develop teaching programs and the provision of learning support

  • Knowledge of education and ability to use a range of delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students

  • Able to demonstrate independent and self-managing work styles

  • Ability to translate knowledge of advances in subject area into teaching and assessment methods and materials

  • Experience of knowledge exchange related activities is desirable

  • Experience of curriculum development is desirable

  • Passion for LEAF Academy’s mission and alignment with LEAF values

  • Ability to translate knowledge of advances in subject area into teaching and assessment methods and materials

  • Experience of knowledge exchange related activities is desirable

  • Experience of curriculum development is desirable

  • Passion for LEAF Academy’s mission and alignment with LEAF values 

  • Working experience with relevant target group (youth and adults) 

  • Having experience from an international educational institution 

  • Experience in innovative educational process and class administration, co designing curriculum in relevant field

Prečo si vybrať nás

If you look for routine position and best tangible perks, LEAF Academy may not be the best place for you. If you search for opportunity to follow your personal desire and mission, we can offer:

Meaningful impact: We aspire to support the development of talented young people who have the potential to be change-makers in society by building a boarding school, literally from the ground up!

Professional team environment: You will become part of a diverse and supportive team that strives to be at the forefront of 21st Century Education.

Challenging assignments: We are an entrepreneurial organization. On-the-job learning and fast personal development here is inevitable. You have a chance to bring and immediately implement new ideas.

Znalosť jazyka

  • - Anglický jazyk - C1 - pokročilý