Secondary Curriculum Coach

Yongsan International School of Seoul

School Info:

Name:Yongsan International School of Seoul


School Background:
Yongsan International School of Seoul (YISS) is a private, K-12 school that offers an American curriculum to approximately 1000 students from more than 50 countries. YISS provides a well-rounded learning experience anchored in the values of truth, excellence, and diversity, and welcomes families and students of all religions and worldviews. A commitment to student success is fostered by a team of highly-qualified, passionate, Christian educators and staff who inspire a love of learning and compassion for others.
YISS is a NICS/Oasis school. Accredited by WASC and ACSI, YISS’s instructional program is academically rigorous and includes an extensive offering of AP courses at the high school level. Its comprehensive extracurricular program includes a rich array of athletics, performing and fine arts, community service, and leadership opportunities that aim to develop the whole child. YISS alumni are confident, well-rounded, independent, and critical thinkers who continue their studies at many of the world’s most selective universities.
Conveniently located in the heart of the international community of Seoul, the YISS campus is a secure enclave where green space complements modern architecture. The school’s state-of-the-art facilities include the latest technology, two libraries, two gymnasiums, a cafeteria, a 500-seat auditorium, a full-size turf soccer field, and a beautiful indoor swimming pool. The beautiful purpose-built campus promotes a well-balanced, world-class education.

Job Summary:
This full-time position would serve as a leader within the academic office to work alongside secondary administrative and teaching staff. Coordinated through the Academic Office, they ensure effective alignment of curriculum, while supporting elementary staff in the areas of instruction and assessment. This role is multifaceted, and will serve as a mentor, coordinator, and collaborator to ensure the high performance of elementary teachers.

General Responsibilities:
Serve as a curriculum coach for secondary

Current state or provincial issued teacher certification, Minimum of 2 years teaching/admin/business experience
-Certification in any specific teaching area with preferred 7 or more years of relevant teaching experience. Roles in educational leadership are helpful but not required.
-Training in, knowledge of, and/or experience with curriculum development, implementation, and assessment preferred.
-Demonstrated leadership qualities and strong interpersonal skills, including facilitating team
discussions and processes.
-A successful record of impacting student achievement and working effectively with students who have different learning needs.
-Proven ability to mentor, work cooperatively and effectively with colleagues, and nurture a
professional community of adult lifelong learners.
-Demonstrated ability in using student-level data to guide instructional decisions.
-Strong pedagogical knowledge and content expertise.
-Demonstrated expertise in oral and written communication.
-Familiarity or expertise in Standards-based learning practices.
-Demonstrated evidence of professional growth, including leadership and participation in a wide range of significant professional development activities.
-Familiarity with educational principles such as Understanding By Design (UBD), Science of Reading (SOR) and other current instructional practices preferred.
-Familiarity with Atlas or other curriculum-mapping programs.

Housing with Basic Furniture, Worldwide Medical Coverage, Annual Airfare Stipend, Free Tuition for Child Dependents (K-12), Moving Allowance, Furniture Allowance, Sick Leave, Personal Leave, Day of Rest, Health Club Benefit (Partially Covered), Retirement Plan Available, Staff Lunch Fully Covered

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