IB MYP and Diploma (DP) Mathematics Teacher

Middle East, Qatar

ISL Qatar

ISL Qatar

Job Description
IB MYP and Diploma (DP) Mathematics Teacher: Job Description/Teacher Profile


Scope: IB MYP and DP (age 11 -18)

Reporting to: Head of Mathematics, MYP Coordinator, DP Coordinator, Head of Secondary

In order to fill this role effectively, the successful candidate will need to have a diverse range of qualities, competencies and

experience. An IB MYP and DP Mathematics teacher should be an adaptable and inspiring educator, with the ability to deliver

a coherent, integrated, broad, inquiry-based programme. He/She should be an outstanding teacher, learner, motivator and

communicator, with excellent interpersonal skills, and should be capable of preparing students for international programmes

in a stimulating, challenging and well-organised learning environment. He/She should be able to provide professional

expertise, high quality teaching and learning, make effective use of resources and ensure improved standards of learning and

achievement for all students.

1 Qualifications and experience. The school prefers people with:

1.1 Qualified teacher status appropriate to the teaching duties to be undertaken.

1.2 Experience of and recent training in IB MYP and DP

2 Knowledge and Skills. He/She should:

2.1 be aligned with the ISL values of diversity, passion, identity and understanding

2.2 possess excellent communication skills and be willing to adapt to the demands of an international school, in

particular he/she should be able to communicate effectively in English

2.3 have a high level of understanding of current research as to how children learn and possess the ability to

motivate students to perform at their best

2.4 through differentiated instruction, and by using a variety of styles, be able to inspire mixed culture and ability

classes, by creating challenging and engaging learning opportunities for all students

2.5 be able to support student needs in learning and pastoral matters

2.6 be aware of the principles of Understanding by Design and Assessment for Learning

2.7 be adept and accomplished at teaching IB MYP and DP Mathematics to students age 11-18 years

2.8 have a high level of awareness of current developments in IB MYP and Diploma mathematics education

2.9 be able to participate fully in an expanding IB school and, in particular, help to develop the team spirit within the

high school

2.10 have the ability to manage a diverse and demanding workload

3 Responsibilities.

3.1 To implement IB MYP and diploma policy and strategic plans

3.2 To liaise with the IB MYP and DP team and the curriculum leaders to ensure effective delivery of the curriculum

to specified classes, including selecting resources and managing them efficiently in the classroom

3.3 To participate in the design, development, implementation and review of MYP and DP Mathematics programmes

3.4 To participate in the design, development, implementation and review of assessment and reporting systems

3.5 To promote the health and safety of assigned classes

3.6 To participate in professional development and contribute to regular staff training/meetings

3.7 To encourage the team spirit in the middle school and develop links with colleagues across the school

3.8 To contribute to community service and global citizenship goals

3.9 To contribute to the extra-curricular activities programme of the school

3.10 To contribute to the development of a positive attitude between Mathematics and the wider community

through cooperative relations, publications, competitions etc.

3.11 To enhance the professional standing of the faculty

4 Specific Targets. The successful candidate will assume this post at a crucial stage in the development of ISL Qatar. The

following list gives an indication of some of the specific current matters to be addressed.

4.1 To participate in the current development of the IB MYP and Diploma, especially mathematics

4.2 To develop an integrated, inquiry-based programme of Mathematics, with interdisciplinary links to other


4.3 To use technology to support learning in Mathematics, especially through use of a Virtual Learning Environment

4.4 To participate in the on-going accreditation process with the Council of International Schools (CIS) and New

England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

4.5 To participate in development of Assessment for Learning (AFL) and Understanding by Design (UBD)

1.1 Qualified teacher status appropriate to the teaching duties to be undertaken.

1.2 Experience of and recent training in IB MYP and DP

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