H-FARM Schools | Animatore digitale per scuola elementare
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Location: Vicenza, Veneto, Italy
Type: Full Time
Min. Experience: Entry Level

Come and join an amazing team of educators!

We are looking to expand our brilliant teaching team and we want you to discover how lovely it can be to work in a place which values and promotes:      

  • Your experience.
  • An innovative approach to learning.               
  • Joy. Our teachers are professional and internationally-minded, but we are all committed to having fun at work.  

Our school is based in Vicenza, 10 minutes walk from the historical city center made famous by the work of Andrea Palladio. It is a growing community which caters for a wide range of educational projects, from Early Years to Diploma Programme, constantly seeking to improve its already top class approaches.

H-FARM International School Vicenza (H-IS Vicenza) is an IB-certified school nestled in the historical city of Vicenza, in the plains behind Venice, close to the Dolomites and Lake Garda. Through the unique H-FARM learning approach and through collaboration with other organizations in the area, H-IS creates future-ready students.

“H-FARM International School is the ideal place to start building your future in Europe and beyond. Come and experience an international education experience that integrates innovation, cultivates creativity, and pushes you to dream bigger.” (source: Newsweek )

We are currently looking for an exceptional PYP Computer science/STEM teacher from August 2024.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, as applications will be processed on a rolling basis.

We are looking for passionate teachers who give their students hope for the future and can help them grow and be better than their previous best.

Qualifications requested  

  • A relevant bachelor’s degree and teacher qualification from an accredited, state-approved programme. 
  • Right to work in Italy (EU passport or valid Italian work VISA).
  • Immaculate police check(s).

Contract Duration  

Fixed-term, with the possibility for extension.

Experience  

  • A minimum of two years of recent and relevant experience in a comparable school environment. 
  • Relevant teaching experience within the subject area(s), preferably in an IB school. 
  • Specialist skills & knowledge. 
  • Proven ability to plan and deliver innovative inquiry-based lessons that engage students and address their diverse learning needs. 
  • Demonstrated ability to use digital tools and resources effectively to enhance learning.     
  • Planning and organisational skills. 
  • Fluent level English: reading, speaking, writing (Common European Framework of Reference - CEFR level C1-C2).

Personal qualities and desired attitudes

In addition to relevant qualifications, experience, and skills, we’re looking for teachers who are:       

  • Passionate about their subject areas and able to engender the same enthusiasm in students. 
  • Positive and have worked to develop respectful relationships with colleagues and students. 
  • Dependable in all areas of the role
  • Flexible and able to adapt to new environments and culture. 
  • Able to contribute to and support life at H-FARM International School through involvement in school activities and events and participation in our thriving school community.

Job description - Classroom teaching responsibilities 

  • Provide coaching, professional learning, demonstrations and workshops for staff and parents
  • Be a positive, ambitious and creative tech-user and promoter
  • Work closely with colleagues across the school to develop our overall capabilities as a group
  • Be ready to learn, keeping abreast of developments across edtech and beyond so that our school is at the leading edge of T&L
  • Collaborate with Coordinators to identify possible opportunities for digital technology and innovation to be used and developed in the classroom;
  • Collaborate with the Head of Programme and Head of School to identify needs (resources, training, staff) for development of digital innovation in the schools.

Job description - Team responsibilities 

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues on interdisciplinary projects, unit planning, assessment development and improvement programs. 
  • Openly exchange ideas, expertise, resources and tools with colleagues and within the subject areas to improve teaching within the school. 
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the appropriate curricula and current teaching trends, digital tools and developments.

Job description - School-wide responsibilities 

  • Be an academic and pastoral mentor to a group of students. 
  • Foster and promote a sense of pride and positive community spirit among staff and students. 
  • Undertake cover lessons when required. 
  • Assist with marking and evaluating placement exams when necessary. 
  • Compulsory attendance at meetings both during and outside of school hours including: school meetings, staff meetings, subject area meetings, interdisciplinary meetings, supervising student breaks, home-room activities & other meetings which are required by the school. 
  • Complete supervision duties according to the calendar (possible duties include lunch supervision, drop-off or departure duty, uniform checks, bus supervision, break supervision).

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your application and include:       

  • An introduction letter explaining why you are interested in this role (in English). 
  • Your current CV (in English). 
  • Contact details of 3 recent and relevant referees (eg: Line manager, School Principal).

Please, note that incomplete applications will not be processed.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you are still waiting to hear back from us within a month, please consider that your application has yet to be chosen for the next step of the selection process.

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