Early Years Teacher / Insegnante scuola dell'infanzia
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Location: Vicenza, Italy
Type: Full Time
Min. Experience: Experienced

 

Become an educator within the largest innovation hub in Europe! Join our brilliant teaching team and discover how lovely working can be:   

  • Innovative approaches to learning.    
  • Tech-driven methodologies.    
  •  Beautiful Campus located in Northern Italy (Vicenza).   
  • Professional and friendly team.    
  • Join our Ministry of Magical education and Research and the Ministry of Fun.


Classroom teaching responsibilities 

  • Establishing classroom environments that are creative, focused, engaging and which embody IB philosophy and the mission statement of the school.   
  • Use a flexible teaching methodology that engages students with diverse learning styles.  
  • Lead by example, demonstrate the IB learner profile in action and guide students towards becoming open-minded, compassionate, thoughtful learners with a global perspective.   
  • Assess and respond to student abilities and progress, adapting their approach with different teaching styles.    
  • Undertake lesson preparation, set/mark assessments, write student reports aligned to the IB requirements and the school calendar.  
  • Effective use of the learning management system.  
  • Set and mark students’ work accurately and promptly, giving guidance and work according to their needs, supporting their development and progression.    
  • Provide regular and ongoing feedback to students and parents.  
  • Support the personal development and wellbeing of students and where welfare concerns are identified, to seek support from the Manager and School Counsellor. 

 

Other responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues on projects, planning, assessment development and improvement programs.  
  • Openly exchange ideas, expertise, resources and tools with colleagues to improve teaching within the school.  
  • Offer support, information and guidance to new teachers as they settle in to their roles, the school and a new country.     
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the appropriate curricula and current teaching trends, digital tools and developments. 
  • Foster and promote a sense of pride and positive community spirit among staff and students.  
  • Active participation in co-curricular activities including events, open days and forums, which may include occasional evening and weekend work.  
  • Undertake cover lessons as directed.   
  • Attendance at meetings both during and outside of school hours including as required by the school.  
  • Proactive involvement in professional development activities both school provided and those identified by the teacher.   
  • Staying informed about, and adhering to school policies and procedures, fulfilling any administrative requirements relating to the role.

 

Team responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues on projects, planning, assessment development and improvement programs;
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the appropriate curricula and current teaching trends, digital tools and developments.  

Qualifications

  • A relevant bachelor’s degree and teacher qualification (eg: Early childhood education, Special Education, or another related field from an accredited, state-approved programme).      
  • Right to work in Italy (EU passport or valid Italian work VISA).     
  • Immaculate police check(s).

 

Contract Duration  

Fixed-term full time, with possibility for extension.

 

Experience    

  • A minimum of three years of recent and relevant experience in a comparable school environment.     
  • Relevant teaching experience within subject area(s), preferably in an IB school.      
  • IB workshop leaders will have priority.     
  • Specialist skills & knowledge.      
  • Proven ability to plan and deliver innovative inquiry-based lessons that engage students and address their diverse learning needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to use digital tools and resources effectively to enhance learning;     
  • Planning and organisational skills. 
  • Fluent C2 level English: reading, speaking, writing (Common European Framework of Reference - CEFR).

Personal qualities and desired attitudes 

In addition to relevant qualifications, experience, and skills, we’re looking for teachers who are:      

  • Passionate about their subject areas and able to engender the same enthusiasm in students.
  • Self-aware, open to feedback and learning and caring and compassionate with others.   
  • Committed to diversity and inclusiveness.  
  • Positive and develop respectful relationships with colleagues and students.
  • Dependable in all areas of the role, take responsibility, reliable and follow through on commitments.
  • Collaborative and enjoy working in teams.
  • Flexible and adapt to new environments and culture.  
  • Creative and show initiative, trial new tools and techniques.
  • Contributes to and supports life at H-FARM International School through involvement in school activities and events and participation in our thriving school community. 

 

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