H.I.S. treat child safeguarding very seriously, therefore all applicants are required to submit a clear criminal background check from their current country of residence, and references will be verified.
Starting August 2019
· International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme Co-ordinator:
H.I.S. is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, serving the needs of the international community within the Rhine-Neckar region. We provide a respectful and supportive learning environment for students from 4 years old through to the IB Diploma.
H.I.S. offers the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) to students aged 4 to 12, in seven classes from Early Primary 1 to Grade 5. The Programme focuses on the total growth of the developing child; social, physical, emotional and cultural needs, in addition to academic development. The PYP draws on research and best practice from a range of national systems, with a wealth of knowledge and experience from international schools, to create a relevant, engaging, challenging and significant educational framework for all children.
Since the initial IB PYP Authorisation was achieved in 2007, H.I.S has successfully participated in two IB Evaluation Visits in 2010 and 2016. We are now introducing the Enhanced PYP and preparing for a Synchronised Visit in 2021 with CIS, NEASC and the IB.
The successful PYP Co-ordinator applicant will be a fluent English speaker with a valid teaching qualification. PYP classroom experience and training are essential, and knowledge of German is beneficial.
At H.I.S. the PYP Co-ordinator is a full-time teacher with a time stipend of 3 days per week to fulfil the co-ordination responsibilities as described in the Role Description.
If you are interested in receiving further information about the H.I.S. PYP Co-ordinator position, including the Role Description, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to be considered for a position at H.I.S., please download and complete the Application Summary form (available on the school website) and submit it with a covering letter.
Applications should be sent to:
H.I.S. Heidelberg International School
Mrs Kathleen Macdonald
Wieblinger Weg 7