JOB SUMMARY: Home Room Teacher is responsible for developing schemes of work and lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives; facilitate learning by establishing a relationship with students, and by organization of learning resources and the classroom learning environment. Home Room teacher also develops and fosters the appropriate skills and social abilities to enable the optimum development of children, according to age, ability and aptitude.
1. Teaching and Curriculum Related Initiatives
I. Teaches all subjects of the specific grade level curriculum;
II. Liaise, as necessary, with the HRTs, Subject Specialists and Teacher Assistants to discuss and review the planned activities each day as per the curriculum.
III. Participates, as a member of the grade level team of teachers, in devising long-term and short-term plans and to ensure that the plans are agreed by the grade level team.
IV. Organizes the classroom and learning resources and displays behavior to encourage a positive learning environment.
V. Plans, Prepares and Presents lessons that cater for the needs of the whole ability range within the class;
VI. Maintains good student behavior, both in and out of the homeroom, and to promote the values of respect, responsibility and relationships.
VII. Motivates Students with enthusiastic and imaginative presentations.
VIII. Maintains discipline within the classroom.
IX. Involves the Teacher Assistant, in supporting groups or individual students in their learning, but does not allow Teacher Assistant to take sole charge of the class, without the HRT, at any time.
2. Administrative Responsibilities
X. Maintains requirements for the assessment and recording of students’ academic and behavioral development.
XI. Provides feedback to parents on the progress of students during meetings and otherwise as required.
XII. Coordinates activities and resources within a specific area of the curriculum, and supports colleagues in the delivery of other specialist areas.
XIII. Keeps up to date with changes and developments in the structure of the curriculum.
XIV. Organizes and takes part in school events, outings and activities which may take place during working days weekends or after hours.
XV. Maintains relationship with parents and grade coordinators to maximize their involvement in the school and the achievement of academic and social objectives of the school. Cooperates with appropriate personnel in the recommendation, placement, and assignment of students to levels and special programs.
XVI. Coordinates departmental duties including preparation of reports, agendas, minutes and surveys.
XVII. Undertakes additional duties, as circumstances arise, that may be designated by the Vice-Principal and/or the Principal.
XVIII. Attends staff meetings and training workshops as and when required.
XIX. Participates in the school’s program of CPD and Performance Management Programs.
REQUIRED ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS:
i. Ability to Multi Task, Assess, Organize, and Work under Pressure with minimal supervision; Ability to Prioritize& take Initiative; Teaching and Leadership skills; Self-Motivated, Flexible and Adaptable.
ii. Knowledge and experience in working within a school environment
iii. Ability to plan, prepare materials, and carry out activities that are fun, educational, and foster personal-social, physical, and academic skills.
iv. Ability to maintain a safe and secure learning environment.
v. Ability to communicate effectively with children and their families.
vi. Ability to work well with diverse families
i. Excellent Communication and Inter-Personal skills.
ii. Using initiative within established procedural guidelines.
iii. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers, leadership and stakeholders.
iv. Operating a personal computer utilizing a wide variety of specialized software.
v. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
COMPUTER SKILLS: MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Internet
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Good in written and spoken English and Arabic
Education/Early Childhood Education
- Job Location:
- Al Kuwait, Kuwait
- Company Industry:
- Education, Training, and Library
- Company Type:
- Employer (Private Sector)
- Job Role:
- Teaching and Academics
- Employment Type:
- Full Time Employee
- Monthly Salary Range:
- Number of Vacancies:
- Job Ref.:
- Career Level:
- Mid Career
- Years of Experience:
- Min: 3 Max: 5
- Residence Location:
- Algeria; Australia; Bahrain; Canada; Comoros; Djibouti; Egypt; Great Britain (UK); Iraq; Ireland; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Libya; Mauritania; Morocco; New Zealand; Oman; Palestine; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Somalia; Sudan; Syria; Tunisia; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States; Yemen
- Bachelor's degree / higher diploma