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Silicon Valley International School seeks faculty and staff members who have an international mindset and are dedicated to nurturing and fostering open-minded, reflective, curious, bold, caring, and knowledgeable students.
Why join the INTL community?
As a community, we work to build an environment of respect and belonging, where everyone is encouraged to connect with others and to create across cultures.

By teaching through language and culture, INTL cultivates within our students, an open mind and open heart, leading them to utilize what they have learned and to take action locally, nationally, and globally. 

INTL leadership, faculty, and staff share the same open mind and open heart and are passionate about the school's mission to educate students through an inquiry-based bilingual program. INTL attracts a diverse, connected group consisting of numerous identities, each with a valued and unique perspective and voice. 

Dependent upon employment status, employees are offered medical, dental, and vision insurance; paid holidays; a generous amount of paid time off for personal rejuvenation, travel, discovery, and learning; professional development; life and international travel insurance; tuition remission; and a plethora of opportunities to become involved in the heart and life of the school. 

If you are interested in joining our vibrant bilingual and multicultural community and inspiring young global citizens to develop confidence, integrity, responsibility, critical thinking skills and a lifelong love of learning, please review our list of available positions.

Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit. INTL prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees as to all terms and conditions of employment, including without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline and termination.
 
 
 

Current Open Positions

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  • Associate Director of Admissions Chinese Language Track

    Silicon Valley International School [INTL] is a preschool through 12th grade multilingual (French, Chinese, German) independent International Baccalaureate World School. 

    We are seeking an Associate Director of Admission who will support the Enrollment Management team, the successful candidate will be responsible for all of the activities in recruiting, enrolling, onboarding, and retaining a diverse group of mission-aligned students and families.  

    They must also be responsible, self-motivated, friendly, willing to work with a team of colleagues, and accept and adapt to a working environment with different cultures.
    Essential Job Duties

    In partnership with the Admission Team:
    • Represent INTL and the school’s interests at both internal and external-facing events, meetings, and design activities including virtual, on and off-campus events, which may include but not limited to open houses, campus tours, visiting other local schools, information sessions, Independent School fairs, student assessment days, new family welcome events, parent interviews 
    • Manage scheduling and registrations of prospective parents/guardians and students for various INTL admission-related events such as campus tours, open houses, assessment play-dates, student visit days, and welcome events
    • Advise prospective families on requirements, policies, and procedures of the admission process
    • Attend to the complex admission calendar and campus calendar to reduce scheduling conflicts
    • Prepare and organize admission office for visitors to step into a welcoming space, including refreshments and promotional materials
    • Greet campus visitors and assist them in connecting with the admission team, student ambassadors, and other school representatives
    • Process application materials, check and update only system status of application files (Ravenna)
    • Coordinate and track applicant visit schedules/assessments (prepare materials, files, and paperwork for parent/guardian interviews and for student visits)
    • Coordinate and track applicant language assessments and faculty evaluation forms, working closely with members of the academic team
    • Respond to phone, email, or drop-in inquiries
    • Follow-up with families and respond to information requests
    • Gain familiarity with INTL programs/curriculum content to share with prospective families

    Required Skills

    • Strong ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment, demonstrate adaptability, work collaboratively in a team environment, handle confidential matters with discretion, and ability to effectively establish and maintain positive working  relationships in a diverse, inclusive, and multicultural environment
    • Attention to details and strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, and able to adapt to changing priorities, demands, and new technologies
    • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Possess a strong commitment to being part of a learning community where people, culture, and curriculum reflect racial, ethnic, economic, and family diversity of the Bay Area
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Sense of humor, dependability, positive attitude, and initiative/drive required

    Other Requirements of the Job:
    • Bachelor’s degree 
    • Must possess proficient oral and written English communication skills. Fluency in oral and written Mandarin strongly preferred.
    • Familiarity with online systems (Google Docs/Ravenna preferred, but will train)
    • Experience in a school setting
    • Ability to hear within normal range, and communicate effectively in person or via telephone in a manner which can be understood by those with whom the person is speaking, including a diverse population
    • Physical ability to sit at a keyboard for long periods of time and manual dexterity to operate word processing equipment with skill, speed, and accuracy
    • Ability to move about the building and the organization as needed
    • Ability to travel via private modes of transportation, duties are office-based, but travel some travel to another campus may be required
    • Must have valid CA Driver’s License
    • On occasion must be able to lift and carry up to 35lbs
    • Ability to pass state and federal background check, fingerprinting, and provide a recent negative TB screening
    • Available for occasional weekends and evenings (commonly between Sept – April)

    Compensation:

    Competitive salary and benefits based on education and experience

    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit.  INTL prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees regarding all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline, and termination.
     
    To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to jennifertyler@svintl.org.
    No phone calls, please.
  • Custodian & Maintenance Associate

    Since its founding in 1979, the school has long been committed to excellence in bilingual education. INTL stands as the premier preschool to 12th grade bilingual International Baccalaureate World School on the west coast, singular in its offerings of multiple immersion programs (French, German, Mandarin) and an English track with partial language immersion for grades in the upper school.  

    The school embraces a thoughtful, nimble, and creative approach to educating young people for international and cultural competency. The school balances its commitments to tradition and innovation carefully and well, understanding the value of a student-centered bilingual education within a dynamic international community.
    Position Summary

    The Custodian and Maintenance Associate is a member of the facilities team and will perform cleaning, set-up, and tear-down for events, minor equipment maintenance, and grounds-keeping tasks to ensure the care and upkeep of school property. This is a non-exempt position reporting to the  Director of Facilities, Safety, and Operations. They will work Tuesday – Saturday, providing services for one campus in Palo Alto and another in Menlo Park. An Alternet schedule may be required, [an occasional  Monday] to cover vacations and/or extended absences. Working hours will vary between  7 am-6 pm per operational needs.


    Essential Functions:

    • Maintains cleanliness and upkeep of interior and exterior of school facilities, including clean restrooms, sweep and mop floors, empty and clean waste bins. 
    • Open campus, unlock doors, walk grounds, and building for safety check and maintenance needs. Note all safety & maintenance concerns and correct them. Walk outside grounds picking up trash on field, playground, and parking lot. Blow clear entrances and wipe clean school front doors. Put up flags. Open auto entrance gate before the student drop-off. 
    • Set up and clean up after student lunch, pick up litter, and clean surfaces. 
    • Completes assigned work orders promptly.  
    • Sets up, moves, and arranges furniture and equipment for assemblies, meetings, or other special events as assigned.  
    • Performs routine maintenance and minor repairs of building and equipment. 
    • Performs a variety of custodial and minor maintenance activities, including picking up litter, disposing of waste and debris, cleaning surfaces, floors, and bathrooms 
    • Perform grounds maintenance activities, i.e., clean parking lot and walk school grounds to collect trash; cut, mow, weed, edge, blow grass, and plant foliage. 
    • Maintain shrubbery and trees, i.e., pruning limbs, shaping hedges, cutting branches.
    • Maintain all structures, including playground and field equipment, repairing fences and gates, and preparing athletic fields. 
    • Operates various electric, gas, and manually powered tools and equipment, i.e., saws, sprayers, air compressors, mowers, blowers, weed-eaters, hedge trimmers. 
    • Responds to and takes appropriate actions in the event of emergency or critical incidents to resolve, confine or prevent potentially injurious or hazardous conditions. 
    • Other tasks as assigned. 
     
    Qualifications 
     
    • Ability to complete online time and attendance forms and read and send emails. 
    • Ability to obtain the O.S.H.A. certification within 90-days of employment and apply working knowledge of O.S.H.A. requirements to your daily schedule. 
    • Must pass Federal and State criminal background checks with the ability to work in a licensed daycare facility. 
    • Must possess a valid CA driver’s license and maintain automobile insurance at all times.  
    • Physical Requirements and Work Environment 
    • Ability to work indoors or outdoors, in various weather conditions, while performing the duties of this job.  The Custodian with potential exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as strong odors, fumes, dust, wetness, humidity, temperature, and noise extremes. 
    • Experience operating pressure washers, tree trimmers, and leaf blowers.  
    • Tasks involve heavy physical effort, including climbing, balancing, kneeling, crouching, lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials weighing 20 to 50 pounds; may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials weighing up to 100 pounds. 
    • High school diploma or GED, previously related experience required
    • Understand and follow oral and written instructions 
    • Ability to pass and perform basic first aid and CPR.
    • Must have TB clearance before starting employment and current vaccinations as required by licensing or other state-required legislation for a school. 
     
     
    Compensation 
     
    Competitive salary and benefits based on education and experience 
    To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to rorybrown@svintl.org. No phone calls, please. 
     
     
    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit. INTL prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees as to all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline, and termination.
     
     
  • Director of Upper School Admission

    Silicon Valley International School [INTL] is a preschool through 12th grade multilingual (French, Chinese, German) independent International Baccalaureate World School. 

    We are seeking an Upper School Director of Admission who will support the Enrollment Management team responsible for all of the activities in recruiting, enrolling, onboarding, and retaining a diverse group of mission-aligned students and families. The Upper School Director of Admission reports to the Chief of Enrollment Management. 

    They must also be responsible, self-motivated, friendly, willing to work with a team of colleagues, and accept and adapt to a working environment with different cultures.
    Essential Job Duties

    In partnership with the Admission Team:
    • In partnership with the Admission Team
    • Collaborate in the design, planning, and implementation of internal and external-facing events (both on and off-campus and virtual events), including but not limited to:
      • open houses, 
      • campus tours, 
      • visiting other local schools, 
      • information sessions, 
      • Independent School fairs, 
      • student assessment days, 
      • new family welcome events 
    • Advise prospective families on requirements, policies, and procedures of the admission process
    • Support/offer guidance to applicants with process requirements, online portal, Variable Tuition questions
    • Work collaboratively with the admission team to ensure a unified and consistent message about INTL, its mission, values, and curriculum. 
    • Plan and implement retention events/activities for current students and families rising to upper school (Grades 4/5 and 7/8)
    • Design, coordinate and implement upper school applicant visit days working closely with academic principals and language deans.
    • Design and implement upper school applicant language assessments working closely with members of the academic team
    • Manage and update enrollment status of upper school applicants
    • In collaboration with the team, strategize content of messaging/marketing of upper school program to prospective families
    • Sit on Admission Committee to evaluate upper school applications 
    • Interview upper school applicants and/or parents/guardians
    • Follow-up with families and respond to information requests
    • Collaborate on the content and implementation of annual surveys (admission surveys and/or exit surveys) and analyze data to determine actionable response to feedback
    • Lead upper school new family welcome events 
    • Review and update upper school application process/steps annually 
    • Contribute to the management of admission statistics and response to annual surveys including DASL, BADA, BAAD
    • Participate in outreach planning/strategies

    Required Skills

    • Must be able to work independently, exercise sound judgment, demonstrate adaptability, work collaboratively in a team environment, handle confidential matters with discretion, and ability to effectively establish and maintain positive working relationships in a diverse, inclusive, and multicultural environment
    • Attention to details and strong organizational skills
    • Exceptional written and oral communications
    • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, and able to adapt to changing priorities, demands, and new technologies
    • Familiarity with upper school (grades 6 -12) ages/stages and curriculum scope and sequence
    • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • A strong commitment to being part of a learning community where people, culture, and curriculum reflect racial, ethnic, economic, and family diversity of the Bay Area

    Other Requirements of the Job:
    • Bachelor’s degree or higher
    • 3-5 years independent school admission experience (classroom teaching will also be considered)
    • Familiarity with online systems (Blackbaud, Ravenna preferred)
    • IB experience preferred, but not required
    • Ability to hear within normal range and communicate effectively in person or via telephone in a manner which can be understood by those with whom the person is speaking, including a diverse population
    • Physical ability to sit at a keyboard for long periods of time and manual dexterity to operate word processing equipment with skill, speed, and accuracy
    • Ability to move about the building and the school as needed
    • Ability to travel via private modes of transportation, duties are office-based, but travel some travel to another campus may be required
    • Must have valid CA Driver’s License
    • On occasion, must be able to lift and carry up to 35lbs
    • Ability to pass state and federal background check, fingerprinting, and provide a recent negative TB screening
    • Available for occasional weekends and evenings (commonly between Sept – April)


    Compensation:

    Competitive salary and benefits based on education and experience

    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit.  INTL prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees regarding all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline, and termination.
     
    To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to jennifertyler@svintl.org.
    No phone calls, please.
  • Enrichment Support Staff and After-school Program

    The position requires the successful candidate to supervise and support students during recesses, lunches, and after-school extended days. The position also assists school-themed events’ decorations, organization, in addition to other tasks as needed.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Supervise students, at recess, lunch, dismissal, and extended care (playground, lunch area, hallways, in the classrooms if needed).  Common sense, communication, and teamwork are the keywords for this position
    • Prioritize student safety at all times
    • Be attentive to student’s needs and attentive to details
    • Learn, support, and reinforce school values
    • Maintain a  safe, harmonious, and positive atmosphere on the playground and on campus.
    • Learn and appropriately apply the school’s policies and procedures and other regulations related to the position. Read employee’s handbook
    • Work respectfully and cooperatively with others.  Maintain a good attitude toward colleagues, parents, and kids
    • Implement and organize age-appropriate games and activities
    • Assist in resolving student conflicts on the playground.
    • Keep the work up to date and provide oral or written (if needed) reports on student’s conflicts, dynamic, and interactions to her supervisor and principals
    • Assure students arrive to class in a timely manner; collect equipment left on the playground areas
    • Maintain appropriate confidentiality about the status of students and school activities
    • Assist in weekly meetings with supervisor and rest of recess/ EC staff
    • Other duties/ responsibilities may be assigned by your supervisor
    Position Qualifications/Skills

    • High School diploma or GED
    • Previous experience working with children and be attentive to their needs
    • Demonstrate a positive attitude and be a team player
    • Be reliable and punctual
    • Be able to implement and organize age-appropriate games and activities
    • Have good oral and written communication skills
    • Speaking Mandarin Chinese or French a plus
    • Current CPR and 1st Aid certifications preferred
     
    Working Conditions

    Must be physically able to use a computer with basic proficiency, lift a minimum of 40 pounds, and work indoors or outdoors. Must be able to assume postures in low levels to allow physical and visual contact with children, see and hear well enough to keep children safe, and engage in physical activity with children.

    Expectations for Mini-Camp and Summer Care

    During summer care and mini-camp, Enrichment Support Staff are considered camp counselors and are expected to plan and implement activities, under the guidance and supervision of the Enrichment Support Director or Assistant Director. 
     
    The Enrichment Support Director or Assistant Director will provide a theme for the camps and help to organize planning. Camp counselors can use the available time the week before the mini-camp for planning and preparation. Time will be given in the summer care schedule to allow for weekly planning and preparation.  
     
    Note: All Enrichment Support Staff members are expected to follow these guidelines. In instances where an employee is not meeting expectations, the Enrichment Support Director and/or Principal will follow up with a verbal warning. If the issue persists, a written warning will be issued and the matter will be taken up with the Assistant Head of School. 

    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit.  INTL prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees as to all terms and conditions of employment, including without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline, and termination.


  • German Music Teacher - Primary Years

    Silicon Valley International School seeks a native, German-speaking Primary Years Music Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year, this is a .35% FTE position.  Elementary School (PYP) Teachers develop schemes of work and lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives. They will facilitate learning by establishing a relationship with students and by their organization of learning resources and the classroom learning environment. They develop and foster the appropriate skills and social abilities to enable the optimum development of children, according to age, ability, and aptitude. They assess and record progress and prepare students for middle school. They link students' knowledge to earlier learning and develop ways to encourage it further. PYP Teachers challenge and inspire students to help them deepen their knowledge and understanding.
    Typical work activities include:
    • Following guidelines and mission of Silicon Valley International School (INTL) and International Baccalaureate PYP program
    • Work closely with the PYP coordinator, Academic Dean, and PYP colleagues to design and implement a relevant, challenging, and rigorous Music curriculum across the program.
    • Create inquiry-based classrooms that foster critical thinking skills, knowledge, and a range of skills within a multicultural environment 
    • Organizing the classroom and learning resources to create a positive learning environment
    • Planning, preparing, and presenting lessons that cater to the needs of the whole ability range within their class.
    • Motivating students with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation/engagements and respectful interactions
    • Utilizes a variety of instructional skills and methods; vary instructional modes to accommodate student needs and ability levels.
    • Provide individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to student’s needs
    • Managing student behavior and maintaining discipline
    • Preparing, documenting, evaluating, and communicating to facilitate positive student development
    • Meeting requirements for the assessment and recording of students' development
    • Develop appropriate assessment tasks, providing feedback on the student's progress and other (often less formal) meetings and report cards
    • Collaborating with others to plan and coordinate work, liaising with colleagues, and working flexibly
    • Other duties as required to perform the job
     
    Specific Requirements:

    • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Music
    • Minimum two years teaching experience with elementary school-aged children
    • Appropriate certification for teaching the subject and the required age range
    • Experience in teaching the IB programs is highly preferred but not required
    • Familiarity with various teaching resources, including digital tools to support and enhance teaching and learning
     
    Compensation:
    Competitive salary and benefits based on education and experience
     
    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit.  INTL prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees regarding all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline, and termination.
     
    To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to employment@svintl.org.
    No phone calls, please.
  • Lehrassistenten - Early Years (Teacher Assistant)

    Lehrassistenten (Deutsch) - Early Years

    Die Silicon Valley International School sucht nach deutschsprachigen Lehrassistenten für unser Early Years Program für das Schuljahr von 2021 bis 2022. Lehrassistenten arbeiten und treffen Entscheidungen im im Rahmen der Stellenbeschreibung und Aufgabenstellung. Lehrassistenten sind verpflichtet, die von der Schule und/oder den Sozialdiensten geforderten Zertifizierungen aufrechtzuerhalten. Darüber hinaus sollten Sie alle relevanten Zertifizierungen auf dem aktuellen Stand halten.

    Position Overview

    Die Silicon Valley International School [INTL] sucht eine im Early Years Program ab 16. August 2021. Der Teacher Assistant arbeitet im Rahmen der Stellenbeschreibung und Zuweisung und trifft Entscheidungen nur in diesem Rahmen.
    Stellenbeschreibung

    • Lehrassistenten beaufsichtigen aktiv das Mittagessen, die Pausen und die Tagesbetreuung wie im Stundenplan angegeben. Es wird jederzeit eine aktive Aufsicht erwartet.
    • Es wird erwartet, dass Sie die Richtlinien und Verfahren der Schule kennen und befolgen, insbesondere in Bezug auf Vertraulichkeit, interkulturelles Verständnis, Kommunikation, Disziplinarmaßnahmen und Belästigungsvorschriften, sowie auch Gesundheits- und Sicherheitsvorschriften oder Lizenzbestimmungen
    • Sie werden assistieren bei der Führung einer Anwesenheitsliste, der Buchführung, Archivierung der Arbeit der Schüler, Aufräumen und Dekorieren des Klassenzimmers sowie bei der Zubereitung von Snacks fuer die Schüler.
    • Sie werden einige Kleingruppenaktivitäten nach Anweisung des Lehrers leiten.
    • Sie werden bei der Vorbereitung der Lernumgebung, der Einrichtung von Aktivitätszentren und der Vorbereitung der benötigten Schulmaterialien, wie vom Lehrer/Enrichment Supervisor angewiesen, beteiligt sein.
    • Hinweis: Bei Abwesenheit des Lehrers wird der/die Lehrerassistent(en) die Vertretung leiten und einweisen wie auch bei der Umsetzung des vom Lehrer hinterlassenen Unterrichtsplans unterstützen. Bitte beachten Sie jedoch, dass die Vertretung als leitender Lehrer fungiert.

    Minicamp und Sommerbetreuung 
    • Im Minicamp und während der Sommerbetreuung arbeiten die Lehrassistenten als Camp-Betreuer und sollen Aktivitäten planen und durchführen unter Anleitung und Aufsicht des Bereichsleiters für Unterstützungsförderung (Enrichment Support Director) oder des stellvertretenden Direktors.
    • Hinweis: Von allen Lernassistenten wird erwartet, dass sie diese Richtlinien befolgen. In Fällen, in denen ein Mitarbeiter die Erwartungen nicht erfüllt, werden der Direktor für den Bereicherung-Support und/oder der Schulleiter mündlich verwarnen. Bleibt das Problem bestehen, wird eine schriftliche Abmahnung ausgesprochen und die Angelegenheit mit der stellvertretenden Schulleitung bearbeitet.
    Qualifikationen:
    • Deutsch als Erstsprache
    • Mindestens 12 Early Childhood Education Units 
    • Mindestens 2 years Jahre Erfahrung mit Kindern im Early Years Alter
    • Erfahrung mit dem Primary Years Program (PYP) der Internationalen Baccalaureate


    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit. INTL prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees regarding all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline, and termination.
     
    To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to employment@svintl.org.
     
    No phone calls, please.
  • MYP Math Teacher

    Silicon Valley International School seeks a High School IB Math Teacher for the academic year 2021-2022. High School Math Teachers develop schemes of work and lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives. They facilitate learning by establishing a relationship with students and their organization of learning resources and the classroom learning environment. They develop and foster the appropriate skills and social abilities to enable children's optimum development, according to age, ability, and aptitude. They assess and record progress and prepare students for high school level math. They link students' knowledge to earlier learning and develop ways to encourage it further. Upper School Teachers challenge and inspire students to help them deepen their knowledge and understanding.

    The Teacher must demonstrate a commitment to INTL’s mission and the population we serve and be experienced with teaching at the High School level. They must also be responsible, self-motivated, friendly, willing to work with a team of colleagues, and accept and adapt to a working environment with different cultures.

    The position involves teaching through inquiry according to the International Baccalaureate (IB) MYP framework while ensuring foundational skill acquisition and collaborating extensively. Should have the ability to collaborate with other teachers, said time is built into the schedule. INTL seeks teachers who know how to combine academic rigor with student engagement and have inquiry-based teaching and learning experience.

    Typical work activities include:

    • Teaching all areas of the Upper School curriculum as designated (in the subject area as well as interdisciplinary units)
    • Following guidelines and mission of INTL and International Baccalaureate MYP Programme
    • Organizing the classroom and learning resources to create a positive learning environment
    • Planning, preparing and presenting lessons that cater to the needs of the whole ability range within their class.
    • Motivating students with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation/engagements and respectful interactions
    • Managing student behavior and maintaining discipline
    • Preparing, documenting, evaluating, and communicating to facilitate positive student development
    • Meeting requirements for the assessment and recording of students' development
    • Providing feedback to parents on the student's progress at parents' conferences and other (often less formal) meetings and report cards
    • Collaborating with others to plan and coordinate work, liaising with colleagues, and working flexibly
    • Staying up to date with changes and developments in the structure of the curriculum
    • Taking part in school events and activities that can be run at weekends or evenings
    • Planning and participating in field trips
    • Leading an Advisory group and/or offering student clubs
    Physical Requirements of the Job:

    The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must frequently:
    • Stand for long periods of time.
    • Speak clearly so listeners can understand and understand the speech of another person
    • Lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
    • Be able to crouch, kneel, bend, balance, stoop, stretch, twist, reach out, and move around easily to interact with and supervise students.
    • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects
    • Read, see details of objects that are more than a few feet away and see differences between colors
     
    Disclaimer:
    This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

    Compensation:
    Competitive salary and benefits based on education and experience

    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit.  INTL prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees as to all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline, and termination.
     
    To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to employment@svintl.org
    No phone calls, please.
  • Early Years Program Substitute Teachers

    The International School of the Peninsula seeks variable hour substitute teachers and day care staff for our early years programs, beginning immediately. Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications set by Community Care Licensing to be a fully qualified teacher (hold a current Child Development Teacher Permit OR have 12 semester units/16 quarter units in early childhood/development or equivalent courses, and at least 1 year teaching experience in a youth group program). 

    All employees must demonstrate commitment to ISTP’s mission and the population we serve, as well as be experienced with teaching at the grade school level. He or she must also be responsible, self-motivated, friendly, willing to work with a team of colleagues, and be accepting and adaptable to a working environment with different cultures. 

    ISTP is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment.  Please see our policy on the main Employment page.

    Most substitute needs vary from day to day, although for some needs we do know the schedule in advance. 

    Compensation: 
    $20-30/hour; no benefits. Please note this is not a contract position and we cannot guarantee any amount of hours.

    To Apply:
    Please send your cover letter and resume to employment@istp.org.  No phone calls, please.
  • Elementary and Middle School Substitute Teachers

    The International School of the Peninsula seeks variable hour substitute teachers for our elementary and middle school programs, beginning immediately. We seek substitute teachers who are native speakers and literate in either French, Mandarin, or English. 

    All employees must demonstrate commitment to ISTP’s mission and the population we serve, as well as be experienced with teaching at the grade school level.  He or she must also be responsible, self-motivated, friendly, willing to work with a team of colleagues, and be accepting and adaptable to a working environment with different cultures. 

    ISTP is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment.  Please see our policy on the main Employment page.

    Most substitute needs vary from day to day, although for some needs we do know the schedule in advance. 

    Qualifications: 
    • University degree 
    • Experience teaching grade school children 
    • Native/literate in French, English, or Mandarin 

    Compensation: 
    $30/hour; no benefits. Please note this is not a contract position and we cannot guarantee any amount of hours.

    To Apply:
    Please send your cover letter and resume to employment@istp.org.  No phone calls, please.