Upper Elementary-Middle School Math and Science Teacher

Company Name: MICA International Scholars
Last Modified : May 20, 2021

Job Details

IndustryEducation
Job TypeFull-time
Job FunctionUpper Elementary-Middle School Math Science Teacher
Education LevelBachelor's Degree
Career LevelEntry Level
Specialized RequirementsCandidates must hold an F-visa or Korean citizenship
SalaryNegotiable, based on experience and qualifications
Starting DateAug 2, 2021
EnglishNative Level
LocationGyeonggi-do > Yongin-si
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Job Description

1. Role and Responsibilities

MICA International Scholars, an internationally accredited school, is seeking a dedicated math and science teacher for upper elementary and middle school students. As a math and science teacher, you will be expected to teach a range of math-related classes such as algebra and geometry as well as science-related classes including life, earth and space, and physical science.

 

Responsibilities

  • Teach secondary math and science to grades 5-8
  • Deliver exceptional mathematics instruction to multiple grades, including algebra and geometry
  • Teach a variety of science topics to students including life, earth and space, and physical science
  • Develop a balanced science program involving factual background material, discussion time and appropriate activities designed to encourage students to develop essential knowledge, skills and attitudes, draw conclusions, achieve improved interpersonal relationships, and make value judgments based on scientific methods of inquiry
  • Provide individual or small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil with varying intellectual abilities, attitudes and cultural backgrounds
  • Teach core concepts and skills as set out in the science department’s scope and sequence and always directed to the vision and mission of the school
  • Create tests, assessments, and projects to evaluate student progress
  • Participate in faculty and departmental meetings

 

2. Candidate Qualifications

Foreigners (F-2, F-4, F-5, and F-6 Visa Holders) and Korean Citizens

  • Candidates must hold a minimum of a bachelor degree from an accredited university and have their apostilled diploma on hand

  • Candidates must hold a federal level background check with a federal level apostille

  • Candidates must be able to teach classes in fluent English

 

Preferences

  • Candidates with teaching licenses are preferred

  • Candidates with previous math or science teaching experience at international schools are preferred

  • Candidates who are hard-working and able to adapt to a fast-paced school environment are preferred

 

3. Working Conditions:

  • Working Hours: M-F: 7:40 AM-4:40 PM
  • Lunch Time: 11:45 AM-12:40 PM
  • Teaching Hours: 25 hours per week
  • Class Length: 45 min/class
  • Students per Class: 8-12 Students
  • Grade Level: Grade 5-8
     

4. Salary

Negotiable, based on experience and qualifications

 

5. Benefits

Insurance and Financial: Insurance and pension will be matched by the employer

Contract Completion Bonus: Provided upon completion of contract

Vacation: Paid, 8 Weeks+ including Korean National holidays and American holidays

  • Lunar New Year (1 week), Spring Break (1 week) + break in May + Easter break (1 day), Summer Vacation (3 weeks), Thanksgiving Break (2 days), Chuseok (1week), Winter Vacation (3 weeks)

Housing: Provided housing or housing allowance (for F-visa holders or candidates who have lived in the U.S. and/or Canada for over 10 years)

Location

135-1 Gogi-dong, Suji-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea 135-1 Gogi-dong

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MICA International Scholars

About Us At MICA, we want each student to be proud of his or her education and accomplishments. Therefore, we built a modern, student-centered facility that provides a safe environment that allows our students to create and explore. As an international school, we implement a U.S.-based curriculum along with other proven programs that not only make learning fun and exciting but also strengthen reflection and retention. Students are assessed in a variety of ways which are then used together to develop a course for success. Through these assessments, teachers are able to find the potential of our students and help them grow to be global leaders. Our Christian Centered Philosophy is dependent upon parental support to help our students become role models to their peers and reflect their mentors. Grade Levels 1. Elementary (Grades 1-6) 2. Middle School (Grades 7-8) 3. High School (Grades 9-12) Our Programs 1. Our elementary school curriculum is based on the US Common Core States Standards, which is a set of high-quality standards in mathematics and English Language Arts and Literature. For literary instruction, we use Lucy Calkin's "Readers and Writers Workshop" which helps students gain confidence and skills in reading and writing. 2. Our middle school students develop knowledge and research skills based on their own personal interests through the US Common Core State Standards. Transitioning from elementary to middle school, students are supported by professional educators and staff who tailor the curriculum based on their interests, academic skills, and standardized assessments. 3.  Based on the US Common Core State Standards, MICA strives to improve high school student learning using current teaching methods based on current educational research. We offer a diverse curriculum that allows students to individualize their own courses of studies and meet their objectives, needs, and interests. Morever, we seek to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed at top universities worldwide. Location We're located near Migeum Station, which is just 20 minutes from Gangnam Station. MICA is surrounded by nature and there's a nearby lake. Just a station over from Migeum, you can check out Jeongja Cafe Street and take a walk or go bicycling by a stream.        

Company Type: Education Institute

Business Area: International School

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