● Bachelor's degree from a reputed university.
● Teaching certification
● A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working as a PYP Coordinator.
● Certified in the following workshops (at least Cat1):
a) An introduction to the PYP curriculum model
b) An introduction to the PYP curriculum model in the early years
c) Making the PYP happen in the classroom
● Assessment in the early years: Cat 2
● Making the PYP library the hub of learning: Cat 3
● The role of the coordinator: Cat 3
● English: Native/Fluent level
● Japanese: Communication level
Description of Position:
■ The IB-PYP Coordinator will be responsible for providing leadership and coordination of the PYP within the school.
■ The candidate must have expert knowledge of the PYP curriculum framework.
■ The coordinator will be expected to work with the entire PYP subject teaching team, and the parent community, while demonstrating outstanding communication skills – both spoken and written form.
■ The role also requires supporting and monitoring teachers to ensure that an inquiry approach to learning is delivered across the primary years at school.
■ The coordinator must attend and contribute to regular staff meetings.
■ The applicant should have a pleasing personality and must love working with children.
■ The candidate needs to ensure all relevant IB communication is shared with all staff members.
■ The candidate is expected to conduct parent information sessions about the program and inform the IB board about progress made in terms of implementation and development of the program.
■ The candidate needs to ensure that all teachers are trained to implement the PYP.
■ He/she must ensure that every new teacher and administrator is informed about changes to documentation and news from the IB.
■ The role also involves knowledge of child protection and health and safety.
■ The applicant must have a good understanding of cultural differences
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