MIRI PIRI ACADEMY
BIOLOGY / CHEMISTRY / PHYSICS TEACHER JOB DESCRIPTION
Miri Piri Academy (MPA) is looking for talented, adventurous and dedicated individuals for our residential life and academic staff teams in Amritsar, India.
Our school consists of students from 19 countries, and 60% speak english as a second language. We are looking for teachers to for our Biology, Chemistry, and Physics classes.
These are three separate positions, but p reference is given to teachers who can teach more than one STEM subject.
Our school consists of students from 19 countries, and 60% speak english as a second language. Classes average 8 students, and we employ interactive teachings methodologies such as Interdisciplinary Studies and Experiential Learning, in the classroom and in expeditions.
This position requires residence in India for 9 months
JOB TITLE : Biology / Chemistry / Physics Teacher
REPORTING TO : Academic Principal
COLLABORATES WITH : Members of other Academic departments, Spiritual Life departments, Residential Life staff, and Advisors
TEACHING GOALS :
Develop, maintain, refine, and deliver an engaging Interdisciplinary curriculum
Design units that include learning expeditions, projects, and other hands-on activities
Create learning experiences that utilize the on campus learning spaces and promote interactions with the local community
Provide students with opportunities to understand and express perspectives so they can contribute to meaningful discussions
Monitor student progress through effective assessment techniques and communicate progress to students and parents
Code of Conduct to demonstrate values, attitudes and behaviors that we expect from the students and staff
Become an active member of our school community by participating in school activities
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING :
Work collaboratively with other teachers to plan, co-teach and assess an interdisciplinary curriculum
Develop, maintain and continuously update existing unit plans and curriculum-related documents
Embrace MPA’s philosophy of Learning with Purpose
by focusing on creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, and research skills
Encourage and support students to take responsibility for their own learning to become self-directed learners
Take into account the individual learning needs of students by differentiating work accordingly, utilizing effective teaching strategies, and offering out of class opportunities for support
Maintain accurate records of student progress in line with the MPA’s
Supervise and support MPA learning programs like independent study options, online classes, and learning labs
Contribute to school committees and staff meetings
Participate in annual evaluation and professional growth, taking full advantage of professional development opportunities
Some teachers m ay serve in a support capacity as an advisor and as a point of contact between home, dorms and school for your advisees
SKILLS AND BACKGROUND EXPERIENCE :
To succeed in this role, you will need to have a passion for education, possess excellent communication skills, have a drive towards personal development and enjoy collaborative work.
Multilingualism is a plus, as is an interest in sports, Kundalini yoga, gurbani kirtan or other extra-curricular activities.
A Bachelors or Masters degree from an accredited institution
Minimum of two years of teaching experience in the relevant subject areas
Computer skills at a level that permits the creative and effective use of technology in the classroom
PREFERRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS :
Experience in teaching an international curriculum
Familiarity with Loom, Padlet, Zoom, Office, G Suite
APPLICATION DEADLINE : Please apply through our website by March 1, 2022
JOINING DATE :
Training and curriculum development will begin online April 1, 2022
On campus arrival 15th July 2022