EYU Homeroom teacher
Unit: 
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:

  • 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.

Who are you?

Whether you are a Severus Snape, a Sybill Trelawney, an Albus Dumbledore or a Minerva McGonagall, we are looking for you!

We are looking for wizards who see teaching not as a profession, but a calling. Who are problem solvers, not problem identifiers. Teachers who are dreaming big and go above and beyond.

We are looking for passionate teachers who give their students hope in the future and can help them grow and be better than their previous best.

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.

Team 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.  

School-wide responsibilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • A relevant bachelor’s degree and teacher qualification (eg: Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Arts with QTS or Bachelor of Science with QTS, 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

12-month contract, 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.

How to apply:

Please send your application and include:

  • An introduction letter explaining why you are interested in this role (in English);

  • Your current CV (in English);

  • Contact details of 3 recent and relevant referees (eg: Line manager, School Principal).

  • Please, note that incomplete applications will not be processed.

 

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