Foreign Teacher Job Description
The teacher reports to the School Principal or Foreign Teacher Manager
Working Time and Location
The teacher will work 30 hours per week. This 30 hours is comprised of 22 teaching hours, 3 hours of substitute teaching or demonstration classes, and 5 hours of in-office professional time.
Each week, the teacher will work 5 days, and have 2 days off.
On any given work day, total on-site time will not exceed 9 hours, and total teaching time will not exceed 7 hours.
Teachers may have teaching duties in the centre or off-site.
Give lessons to the highest professional standards of English language teaching, and according to the i2 Course Map.
Actively, professionally, and frequently communicate with clients (parents of students, or adult students) all relevant information regarding the performance and progress of the student.
Substitute for absent colleagues, perhaps on short notice, when requested.
Be willing to teach ALL ages and levels – if the teacher’s skill at teaching a certain age/level is weak, then the teacher will work to improve his/her teaching ability for that level.
Cooperate with the marketing team to prepare and lead scheduled enrichment activities for students.
Be responsible for students’ welfare and timely progress.
Cooperate with the School Principal, Foreign Teacher Manager, and other office staff to ensure constructive communication and efficient operation of the School.
Maintain student and class records in a timely and thorough manner.
Allow observation of classes by new colleagues, for training purposes.
Cooperate with the marketing and multimedia teams in the creation of promotional materials. This may include occasional video/photo recordings of classes and teacher interviews.
Develop and use suitable supplementary classroom materials as necessary for effective teaching.
Administer, correct, and record student assessments, and complete timely progress reports.
Complete lesson plans for all classes prior to the start of class. Lesson plans will be monitored for completion and quality. This is a core requirement at i2 – lesson plans must be completed even in excess of the required 5 hours of professional time.
Be on-site and ready to complete appropriate tasks as assigned by the School Principal or Foreign Teacher Manager.
Attend and participate in scheduled meetings, trainings, and/or workshops.
Complete long-term Study Plans when requested.
Assist in placement testing and interviewing of new students.
Regularly evaluate, and be proactive in improving, their own performance as a teaching professional.
Communicate regularly with management and colleagues in order to facilitate professional development. This includes allowing observation, accepting performance feedback, and striving to improve teaching performance.