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Teaching Roles at KISC

Kathmandu International Study Centre is looking for Teachers. The candidate is required to be qualified, highly motivated and competent with relevant experience.

KISC seeks, “To provide quality education, primarily for the Christian mission community and Nepali national teachers, based on the sovereignty of Christ. Through the KISC international K-13 school and the EQUIP national teacher training programme, students and staff will positively impact their world”.

Job Overview: 
To work according to the KISC Mission, Vision and values to ensure excellent teaching and learning in the classroom.

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Working hours from 7:45 am – 3:15pm.
  • Ensure the provision of an appropriate curriculum experience that allows for the highest levels of attainment, enjoyment and knowledge within the context of the subjects curriculum.
  • Establish strategies for promoting the attainment of students at all levels of ability.
  • Set and monitor homework so that it challenges and enhances student learning.
  • Ensure that assessment procedures involve and promote student participation.
  • Ensure lessons are properly planned so that they are appropriate to the department’s schemes of work and the needs of the students.
  • Employ an appropriate variety of teachings styles and resources.
  • Set and maintain high expectations of students’ levels of achievement and standards of behaviour.
  • Assess, record and report on the progress and attainment of students in accordance with school and department policy.
  • Ensure that on-going professional development needs are identified and met.
  • Establish clear and consistent routines for start & finish of lessons.
  • Be on time, welcome students, explain the purpose of the lesson, review and summarize learning at the end, set homework, insist on orderly entry and exit).
  • Plan Lessons (Maintain a written record that includes an evaluation, prepare differentiated lessons and resources, make appropriate use of information technology, ensure homework task are planned as part of lessons).
  • Monitor students learning and behaviour (Give students structured opportunities to reflect on their learning and set targets, be consistent about your expectations and reinforce them regularly, give frequent praise and encouragement, set clear learning objectives, display students work, mark work on time and provide comments which help improve learning).
  • Critically reflect on your professional practice (Request feedback from your colleagues and students and respond to their comments, request and take opportunities to update and add to your subject and pedagogical knowledge, actively participate in the appraisal process.)

 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Participate in scheduled departmental meetings and discussions.
  • Undertake other appropriate tasks under the direction of the Head of Department or Head of Faculty.
  • Contribute to discussions and actions aimed at improving the school as a whole.
  • Attend evening Parent/Teacher Interview meetings twice per year.
  • To be part of rotas and undertake duties for assembly, lunch-time and socials.
  • To be available for cover/relief during non-contact periods.
  • To attend teaching staff meetings; to attend KISC staff development sessions.
  • Participate, as appropriate, in meetings, discussions and actions aimed at further improving the school as a whole; to be involved in KISC events / activities and Activities Week.
  • To attend prayer meetings / parent worship meetings (Optional).
  • To support the KISC Mission, Vision, and Values.
  • To adhere to the KISC policies and procedures.

 

Qualifications, Skills & Abilities:

  • Degree, internationally recognized by CIE or MSA.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient English oral and written skills.
  • Self-motivated and a high level of initiative.
  • Objective thinker.
  • Ability to interpret and implement policies and plans.

 

Current vacancies:

  • Primary Teacher
  • English Teacher
  • ESL Teacher
  • French Teacher

 

Church Mission Society places individuals, couples and families in over 45 countries around the world as we seek to share the love of Jesus and see our world transformed. Our placements are self-funding with extensive support in fundraising given to those who serve long-term (4+ years). All placements are subject to DBS clearance. Church Mission Society is only able to directly test the calling of those who are rooted in UK/European churches.

Terms and conditions depend upon the location of each opening and the duration of the placement offered. Short-term opportunities (4 months to 2 years) are self-funded, with CMS offering residential, cross-cultural training. Long-term mission partners serve for 4-6 years minimum. We work on a fully resourced basis to ensure your funding, learning and support are in place together, through connecting to local churches and your wider networks. Individualised learning plans are developed for preparation and during service for those on long-term service.