The Teacher works under the Leadership of the Principal; collaborates with the Assistant Principal, Department Chairs, and Grade Level Leads to plan, organize, and implement an appropriate instructional
program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. The Teacher is responsible for providing an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth. The teacher works to achieve the academic goals of the department through the International Baccalaureate Program at the school. The Teacher position is a 10.5-month position.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
A. Culture, Ethics and Integrity
● Understands, communicates, and exemplifies the goals and vision of the organization and
the Head of School’s Office.
● Contributes to and maintains the organization’s culture and identity, using the
organization’s Core Values as a guide.
● Helps create an environment and culture that enables the organization to fulfill its mission
by meeting and exceeding its annual and long-term goals by: conveying the school’s
mission to all staff, motivating and providing staff with the resources required to improve
performance, and holding staff accountable for performance.
● Models professional, confidential, and ethical standards when dealing with students,
parents, peers, and community
B. Instructional Leadership
● Develop schemes of work and lesson plans.
● Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
● Prepare the classroom for class activities.
● Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities.
● Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.
● Observe and evaluate student performance and development.
● Assign and grade class work, homework, tests, and assignments.
● Provide appropriate feedback on work.
● Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students.
● Maintain accurate and complete records of student progress and development.
● Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and
● Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.
● Apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary.
● Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues, and parents
regarding student progress and student needs.
C. Strategic Planning
● Plan, prepare, and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences.
● Prepare required reports on students and activities.
● Identify, select, and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of students with
varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs
D. Resource Management
● Participate in department, school, and parent meetings.
● Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by law, district policies,
and school regulations.
● Use relevant technology to support instruction.
● Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying
● Perform certain pastoral duties including, but not limited to: student support, counseling
students with academic problems, and providing student encouragement.
● Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment
● Participate in professional development activities
● Keep up to date with developments in the subject area, teaching resources, and methods, and make
relevant changes to instructional plans and activities.
● Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs,
and student organizations.
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution (required). Valid Louisiana Teaching
Certification or evidence of eligibility for one. 2+ years of teaching experience in a high school environment (preferred).
Knowledge of relevant technology. Ability to speak, read, and write in a language other than English
(preferred). Demonstrates strong work ethic to achieve school goals. Displays effective multi-tasking and
time management skills. Utilizes all required and recommended IHSNO computer applications. Have
knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in secondary education. Have the ability to conform
to an established work schedule. Have effective interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate in a
concise and effective manner
Lift up to 65 lbs. Repetitive bending, stretching, and stooping. Ability to climb up and down 3 flights of
stairs. Have mobility required to ensure the safety of the students Work outdoors in any variety of weather.
Have visual and hearing capabilities that allow consistent supervision of students. Perform light-duty
cleaning. Light typing and word processing.
Valid Louisiana Driver’s License
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.