1st Grade Teacher
At Bandung Alliance Intercultural School (BAIS), we're on a mission to transform hearts and minds in our diverse community. Our vision is to be a hub where learners bridge cultures and broaden perspectives through authentic and meaningful experiences, discovering their purpose and developing their passions to positively impact their world. We are committed to providing our students with an education that not only meets rigorous academic standards but also fosters social, behavioral, and emotional growth.
BAIS is seeking an experienced 1st Grade teacher with a minimum of 5 years of teaching experience. As a 1st Grade teacher, you will play a crucial role in shaping young minds, fostering a lifelong love of learning, and instilling core values from a Biblical Worldview.
English Language Arts: Science of Reading
EL Curriculum: An English Language Arts resource aligned with Common Core Standards. This curriculum focuses on reading comprehension, writing skills, grammar, and literature analysis.
OG Connection in 3D: An educational approach, closely related to Orton Gillingham (OG), that aims to enhance reading and writing skills through multisensory techniques. Students build fundamental reading skills such as phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension.
Zearn: A math resource aligned with Common Core Standards. Zearn is known for its interactive and engaging approach to math instruction, helping students develop a deep understanding of mathematical concepts.
New York State Social Studies: A curriculum based on the New York State Social Studies Framework, which is aligned with the C3 (College, Career, and Civic Life) Standards. This resource covers topics related to history, geography, civics, and economics.
Mystery Science: A resource designed to align with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Mystery Science offers hands-on and inquiry-based science lessons that encourage students to explore and discover scientific concepts through engaging experiments and investigations.
Gospel Story: A Bible resource developed based on school-created standards. This resource focuses on Biblical Literacy, Theology/Doctrine, Biblical Worldview and Biblical Application, aligning with BASs commitment to a Biblical Worldview.
Other Key Responsibilities:
- Implement Science of Reading and Orton Gillingham Reading Approaches to support early literacy development.
- Utilize Responsive Classroom approaches for classroom management, emphasizing positive reinforcement and logical consequences.
- Expertise in small group instruction and differentiated teaching to accommodate diverse learning needs.
- Proficiency in the American curriculum, emphasizing hands-on, collaborative, differentiated, and flexible teaching methods.
- Familiarity with SeeSaw as a learning management system and experience with one-on-one iPad devices.
- Knowledge of Standard Based Grading
Current state or provincial issued teacher certification or ACSI Certification
Minimum of an undergraduate degree and 5 years of teaching experience or a Masters in education and 3 years of teaching experience
Overseas Direct Hire (ODH) status.
Sign an initial 2-year contract with a resigning bonus provided after your first 2 years.
Annual travel stipend
Comprehensive health insurance coverage
Professional development opportunities
(Local Hires please inquire about the benefit difference provided at BAIS)
Want to Join our Team?
If you are a passionate educator committed to engaging all learners in the classroom based on their individual needs and are dedicated to our mission and vision, we encourage you to apply for this exceptional opportunity to shape the future of 1st Grade students at BAIS.