Early Years Teacher / Coordinator - Jakarta, Indonesia - July 2018

Country: Indonesia

Region: School - South East Asia

Curriculum: IB - MYP, IB- Diploma, IB- PYP, IPC , United Kingdom

Level: Early Years (0-4)

Start Date: 23 July 2018

Initial Contract Length: 2 year, renewable

Curriculum Experience Required: Strongly prefer it


Job Description

The school are looking for an Early Years Coordinator who has experience in setting up Early Years sections. This is a Coordinator / Quality Control post rather than a Principal position. They ideally want someone with the relevant curriculum experience which is EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) Curriculum from UK for Toddler to K1 and Cambridge Primary for K2. The successful candidate may need to coordinator several Kindergartens. Applicants should have an Early Years teaching qualification and ideally previous international teaching experience (either in an international school or National Plus school). Good written and oral communication skills and a minimum of 5 years post-qualification teaching experience is required. The salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications. It is tax free and paid over 13 months. Other benefits are included in the package. https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/jakarta The school currently has over 550 students with broad cultural backgrounds, who speak at least 2 or 3 languages. Technology is used as natural part of learning with a one-to-one laptop program from grade 4 and above, and Ipads for younger students. Consistent with the school’s value, strong emphasis is placed on the Chinese culture and language. Through partnership and co-learning with Peking University, a strong Chinese as a second language curriculum is being developed. The school is located 40 minutes west of the CBD of Jakarta. There is plenty to do and see within - and surrounding - this lively, busy city. For more information about this position and school please speak with your Edvectus consultant today.

Student Description

Number Of Students: 500
Student Make Up: 23 nationalities (most are Indonesian)

Regional Info

The school is located 40 minutes West of the CBD of Jakarta. There is plenty to do and see within this lively - and busy - city and for an easy weekend escape there are the Thousand Islands within easy reach. This chain of 110 islands is just off the north coast of Jakarta with the closest being just 20 minutes by speedboat. 36 of these islands may be used for recreation; the rest are either home to resorts, historic parks, are privately owned or are not open to the public. Others are either uninhabited or support a fishing village. Indonesia is the world's 4th most populated country and consists of a collection of over 18,000 islands only one third of which are inhabited. Incredibly diverse in language and culture, each island has a different personality and ethnic makeup. About 80% of the population are Muslim with the remaining a mix of Protestant, Catholic, Hindu and Buddhist. From the sky scrapers of Jakarta to the serene island of Kanawa (where the photo above was shot) Indonesia is a very hard country to categorise. Indonesia is a warm place - with constant temperatures throughout the year. There is a wet season and a dry season, however, to provide a bit of variety. When you are in Indonesia you will notice a very low cost of living in most places (which makes the salaries seem low but the savings can be high regardless), and a wealth of places to visit. Island hopping is a major past time. You can visit the idyllic Gili Island beaches, see the dragons of Komodo island, feed orangutans at the sanctuary, party in Bali and surf/snorkel/dive/swim/sail to your hearts content from almost anywhere. The list is really too vast to even try to do it justice. https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/jakarta

Key Benefits

Tax Rate: Tax Free

Benefits: Flights -yearly, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Tuition - free for dependants, Tuition discount for dependants

Suited To: Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - warmer, Dependent children - Not very suitable, Urban, Westernised - highly

Job Requirements

Minimum Years Experience: 5.0

Curriculum Experience Required: Strongly prefer it

Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers: N

Visa Restriction: 5 years post qualification teaching exp required, Younger than 55

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