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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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  • Chinese Music Teacher - PYP

    Silicon Valley International School seeks a [50% FTE]  Chinese [Mandarin] speaking Primary Years Music Teacher for the second half of the 2020-2021 school year.  Elementary School (PYP) Teachers develop schemes of work and lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives. They 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, Chinese Academic Dean, and PYP colleagues to design and implement a relevant, challenging, and rigorous Music curriculum across the Chinese Language 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 various 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 Education/Music
    • Must be a Native Mandarin speaker
    • 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 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.
  • College Counselor

    Silicon Valley International School (INTL) seeks a high school College Counselor for the 2021-2022 school year. 

    The College Counselor must demonstrate commitment to INTL’s mission and the population we serve, as well as be experienced with the counseling and application process for higher education in the US, Europe, and beyond. They 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 students and families of different cultures.

    The College Counselor serves the students and families, primarily in 10th - 12th grades, by providing a program that focuses on the major aspects of career counseling and the college planning/placement process. With a goal of 100% college acceptance, the College Counselor works in coordination with each student’s advisor and other members of the faculty, as well as with the school administration, to assist students in discovering their strengths and interests, exploring post-secondary options, and finding institutions of higher learning which will meet these interests, strengths, and values. They develop a curriculum that supports students in their exploration of career alternatives and helps them understand the college application process. The College Counselor designs and directs a program of activities to assist students with college planning in 10th-12th grades including academic preparation for college, meeting both graduation and college acceptance requirements, college searches, individual and family counseling sessions, school and financial aid applications, essay and application writing strategies and drafting processes, scholarship searches, testing, recommendations, and transition to college.
    Typical work activities include:
    • Proactively creating and developing positive relationships with all school community members (students, teachers, families). 
    • Establishing positive working relationships with colleges and universities, ensuring they are familiar with the IB MYP and DP and the unique bilingual education INTL specializes in, and creating opportunities for successful admission of INTL students at the institutions of their choice.
    • Developing careers and higher education awareness curricula and providing this alongside the advisors through our advisory program.
    • Working with students and their families to understand the post-secondary options that are accessible and available to them. 
    • Communicating regularly and effectively with students and families through emails and newsletters, individual conferences and counseling sessions, larger group presentations, and college visits.
    • Maintaining a resource library of print & electronic information of college catalogues, college guides, scholarship, and financial aid information.
    • Establishing and maintaining college counseling web information. 
    • Collaborating with high school faculty to deliver information, gather recommendations, and meet deadlines. 
    • Coordinating college visits to the school. 
    • Participating in local college fairs. 
    • Coordinating college entrance exam testing and interpretation (currently PSAT/NMSQT and SAT School Day).
    • Participating in local, regional, and national professional groups (BAISCC, WACAC, NACAC).
    • Carrying out other projects and duties as directed by the school's senior leadership.
     
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in applicable field of study/education from an accredited college or university
    • 5+ years of experience in American college counseling, either guiding high school students in their application process or serving at the college level in admissions or career counseling.
    • Awareness, knowledge, and/or ability to learn international university entrance processes, especially in Europe
    • Awareness, knowledge, and/or ability to learn and leverage the International Baccalaureate curriculum for admissions processes
    • Excellence in written and spoken communication
    • Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills

    Physical Requirements and Qualifications 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.
  • Elementary English Teacher

    Silicon Valley International School seeks an Elementary English Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.  Elementary School (PYP) 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 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.  

    The Elementary English Teacher must demonstrate commitment to INTL’s mission and the population we serve and be experienced with teaching at the Early Years level.  He or she 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 PYP framework while also ensuring foundational skill acquisition and collaborating extensively with English, French, and Chinese teachers. Time for collaboration with the other teachers is built into the schedule. INTL seeks teachers who know how to combine academic rigor with student engagement and have experience with inquiry-based teaching and learning.
    Typical work activities include:
    • Teaching all areas of the Elementary School curriculum as designated
    • Following guidelines and mission of Silicon Valley International School (INTL) and International Baccalaureate PYP Programme
    • Taking responsibility for the progress of one or two classes of Elementary Schools students at a grade level
    • 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 on weekends or evenings
    • Planning and participating in field trips
    • Monitoring recess/lunch
    • Other duties as required to perform the job

    Qualifications:
    • University degree
    • Minimum 5 years experience teaching elementary school children
    • Experience with the Primary Years Program (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) preferred
    • Native English speaker

    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 climb, crouch, kneel, bend, balance, stoop, stretch, twist, reach out, crawl and be on the floor with children.
    • Be able to physically control and/or restrain a young child solely to avoid dangerous situations for the child and/or others (1st/2nd grade)
    • 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
     
    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 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.
  • 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, 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 campus.
    • Learn and appropriately apply the school’s policies and procedures and other regulations related to the position. Read employee 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, dynamics, and interactions to her supervisor and principals.
    • Assure students arrive to class promptly; 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
    • Your supervisor may assign other duties/ responsibilities
    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.

    • Working with children and youth involves extensive physical activity, mental alertness, and enthusiasm.
    • Good general health, physical stamina, and emotional stability are essential.
    • 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
    • Ability to move quickly to address emergency or potentially dangerous situations
    • Ability to move about the building and the organization as needed
    • Must be able to work outdoors in various types of weather conditions

    Expectations for Mini-Camp and Summer Care

    During summer care and mini-camp, Enrichment Support Staff are considered camp counselors. They 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.  
     


    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 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 & HS IBDP Spanish Teacher

    Silicon Valley International School [INTL] seeks a dynamic and experienced IBDP Spanish teacher to join our school for the 2020-2021 academic year. This position includes both Middle and High school classes and allows for a myriad of opportunities, both personal and professional.
    Middle School (MYP) Teachers develop schemes of work and lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives. The High School (HS) Teacher delivers lessons in accordance with INTL standards and curriculum to prepare students for all the components of the IB diploma program. 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 Spanish. They link students' knowledge to earlier learning and develop ways to encourage it further. MYP Teachers challenge and inspire students to help them deepen their knowledge and understanding.  

    The Middle School Spanish Teacher must demonstrate commitment to INTEL's mission and the population we serve and be experienced with teaching at the Middle 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 MYP framework while ensuring foundational skill acquisition and collaborating extensively. Time for collaboration with the other teachers 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 MS 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:
    The information given 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 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.
  • Upper School English LL/LA Teacher

    Silicon Valley International School (INTL) seeks an Upper School (Grades 6 - 12) English Language & Literature (LL) and Language Acquisition (LA) Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Teachers at INTL 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 the optimum development of children, according to age, ability, and aptitude. They link students' knowledge to earlier learning and develop ways to encourage it further. Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP) teachers challenge and inspire students to help them deepen their knowledge and understanding. 

    The Upper School English Teacher must demonstrate commitment to INTL’s mission and the population we serve and be experienced with teaching at the Middle 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 MYP and DP framework while also ensuring foundational skill acquisition and collaborating extensively. Time for collaboration with the other teachers is built into the schedule. INTL seeks teachers who know how to combine academic rigor with student engagement and experience inquiry-based teaching and learning. 
    Typical work activities include: 

    • Teaching all areas of the MYP curriculum as designated (in the subject area as well as interdisciplinary units)
    • Following guidelines and mission of INTL and International Baccalaureate’s MYP 
    • Organizing the classroom and learning resources to create a positive learning environment 
    • Planning, preparing and presenting lessons that cater for the needs of the whole ability range and levels of English within their class to differentiate and produce tailored materials. 
    • 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 national and international curricula 
    • Occasionally taking part in school events and activities that can be run at weekends or evenings outside of working hours 
    • Planning and participating in field trips 
    • Leading an Advisory group and/or offering student clubs 

    Qualifications 
    • Native English Speaker
    • Bachelors degree, in English Literature or other related fields 
    • Minimum of 5 Years of teaching experience preferred 
    • Experience with IB programs preferred 

    Physical Requirements and Qualifications of the Job: 

    The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform this job's essential functions successfully. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must frequently: 
    • Speak clearly so listeners can understand and understand the speech of another person
    • Stand for long periods of time 
    • 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.