Vacancy Announcement (Burmese Language Teacher)

Vacancy Announcement

(Burmese Language Teacher)

Preamble

As a candidate school for the IB DP and on the way to becoming an IB World School, the Leading Asia Myanmar International School plans to develop into a leading educational institute within the SE Asia region. Actively seeking PYP and DP accreditation this new school will strive to meet the educational needs of families within the region. We will shortly be adding MYP also. Our focus is on inquiry-based learning, student leadership, and agency. We endeavor to make powerful connections with the community and in doing so aim to support our students to become globally connected citizens.

Open Positions

Leading Asia Myanmar International School is looking to start the DP programme in September 2021. Therefore we are recruiting for multiple positions. The school is looking for extremely well organized and self-directed individuals with sound teaching ability, excellent interpersonal skills, and strong cooperation.

Position: Burmese Language teacher

You will be teaching in a state of the art school in the city centre, in a progressive, academic setting and a supportive environment. While some experience of the IB MYP or DP is desirable, secondary school experience and a willingness to undertake the IB training will be considered.

LAMIS is a Candidate International Baccalaureate School for the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP) and the Primary Years Programme (PYP). Candidacy for the Middle Years Programme (MYP) will follow shortly.

Duties & Responsibilities

The candidate should perform all the responsibilities related to Burmese Language teaching in High School and possibly Middle School. The detailed requirements are as follow-

• Prepare students for ‘Language B’ DP coursework and exam.
• Prepare for Burmese Language lessons
• Teach Burmese language
• Assess student learning
• Participate in school activities
• Carry out professional duties and to have responsibility for assigned classes, co-curricular programs, and individual students
• Be responsible for the day-to-day learning and management of classes and the safety and welfare of the students.
• Promote the aims and objectives of the school and maintain our philosophy of education
• Carry out other duties as directed by the Head of School.

Required Qualifications

• Must have a university bachelor’s degree in Myanmar. (Master degree in Myanmar is preferable)
• Over 15 years of work experience in teaching Burmese
• Teaching experience in University is preferable (but not essential)
• Have good communication and enjoy working with both children and teenagers
• Patient & be able to work well with the team members
• Excellent speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in English
• Proof of proficiency certificate in teaching course
• Willing to keep abreast of current educational developments.
• Have strong organisational skills

If you are interested in the position and wish to discuss anything prior to application, please email Andy Ridgway (Head of School) at:

andy@leadingasiamyanmar.edu.mm

To apply please send an up to date CV with a recent photograph and a
covering letter to:

admin@leadingasiamyanmar.edu.mm

Closing date: 20th December 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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