Descripción del puesto

The primary function of The International School of Panama Teacher is to facilitate the students' learning process and create productive environments in which students can develop skills they might need at present or in the future.  He or she provides within the classroom learning opportunities for the students and assists in other school programs working harmoniously with the administrative staff and parents in support of the ISP Teaching Philosophy, school policy, regulations, objectives, and goals. 

Tasks and Responsibilities: 

Follows the lesson plan left by the teacher for whom he/she is substituting in accordance with the school's philosophy, goals, and objectives.
Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
Establishes and maintains order in the classroom.
Maintains a classroom environment conducive to effective learning.
Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, materials, equipment, and facilities. Efficiently manages the classroom, instructional materials, and equipment therein.
Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and School Board Policies.

Reports to the principal or his/her designee at the beginning and end of the school day.

Manages and maintains standards of students' behaviors in school abiding by the behavior code of conduct.

Helps maintain general order in the hallways and school grounds, supervises the area as scheduled in the duty schedule or the classroom during rainy days; escorts students to or from special classes, from flag ceremony; to and from fire drills.

Supervises students at all times during the school day.  Remains in the classroom until the scheduled special teacher arrives, arrives on time to relieve the special teacher. Releases the students at the end of the day and during recess at the assigned time.

Arrives in the assigned division/area by 7:15 a.m. daily and does not leave before 3:30.  Request permission from the principal to leave the school grounds during working hours.  Informs the principal at the earliest possible time in case of absence.

Maintains accurate records of students.  Keeps daily attendance and records tardy arrivals.  Documents parents' meetings and conversations.

Shows professionalism in his or her interactions with students, colleagues, and parents; in the way, he or she dresses portrays him/herself, and behaves during school hours.

Participates in an annual professional growth review process. 

Participates on faculty committees, attends faculty meetings, parent conferences, Open House, beyond the regular classroom time as determined by administration.

Completes other duties assigned, extend support to administrative staff, other divisions - ISP sub v. divisional sub; classroom upkeep - bulletin boards,

Skills and Competencies:  

Good communication skills. 
Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
Must be detail-oriented and able to follow written and verbal instructions.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in a multicultural environment


Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Teaching is preferred.
Certificate in teaching or substitute teaching.
A minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar role.
Bilingual in English and Spanish


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