Fields of Expertise:
Elementary , Salary:
‘Make a difference to local children’s lives in the Kingdom Of Wonder’.
FIS is dedicated to providing a high standard of education to local families in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Using the internationally-accredited Cambridge curriculum, and with a focus on Values education, our growing school seeks motivated and dynamic educators who are committed to providing an engaging education to developing minds.
At Footprints, we aim to provide an affordable education to Khmer families in which children will develop critical thinking skills, as well as a determined, responsible and compassionate mind-set.
Some of the benefits of working at FIS are:
Working with a structured curriculum while still being afforded the space to express your own creativity in the classroom.
A management team who strive to support teachers both inside and out of the classroom.
A friendly working atmosphere where staff work together to create a fun learning environment for students.
Enthusiastic, motivated and well behaved students; Khmer culture holds teachers in very high regard.
A curriculum focused on the learning of our students, rather than heavily based on paperwork and assessments.
Opportunities to explore and enjoy a beautiful country with a fascinating and friendly culture.
Primary Grade Leader responsibilities include:
A full teaching load on a Primary Grade class (Grades 1 through 5)
To liaise with the Primary management team and teachers within their grade so as to provide professional feedback to both parties.
Support teachers with in class instruction through monitoring weekly planning, locating manipulative resources to foster quality instruction, and providing instructional strategies through one on one discussion and/or demonstration lessons.
Help orientate newly recruited teachers into their team, if required.
Scheduling and leading regular team meetings where members are given support with current program requirements (ie summative assessments, termly report cards), information on whole school events and support with individual students.
Prepare and present in school professional development sessions, if requested.
Attend external professional development, if required, to support further development in the role.
Salary: Up to $2,500/month
VISA reimbursement – upon completion of contract
Health Insurance Coverage
6 days paid sick leave
Paid holidays (FIS calendar holidays include a mix of local and international holiday plus we give 8 week of paid leave throughout the year)
Personal vacation/ personal days- Unpaid Leave
Flight allowance – upon completion of two consecutive contracts
Tuition fee discount for children
Relocation Allowance (if hired outside Cambodia)
Interested applicants should have relevant primary teaching experience, a positive, professional mentality, and a willingness to work as a valued member of a growing team.
Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching / Education (Primary-certified)
Experience in teaching the Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) Program is an advantage
Passion for working with children
Experience working with children
Clean criminal record check from home country (Please be aware all expatriate applicants must provide police check /background check from their home country, at their own cost. If traveling to Cambodia, it is substantially easier and cheaper to obtain this before you leave your home country)
If interested, please send your CV, photo and cover letter. We will contact you if you are successful.
We look forward to hearing from you!