Teachers & Administrators
Ayeyarwaddy International School
April 15, 2014
- Ayeyarwaddy International School (AIS) is a private Preschool-Grade 9 academy in Mandalay, Myanmar. We use English as the language of instruction for all academic subjects.
- AIS is Peace Corps friendly: 11 of our 20 elementary and secondary teachers are RPCVs, and most of these teachers have multi-year contracts.
We have various openings (see below) based on two schedules. Candidates may choose one of the following or both:
1. F/T Summer School Only: May 26 to July 25.
- Positions available: Preschool Teachers, Elementary English Teachers, and Secondary English Teachers
2. F/T Regular School Year: August 4, 2014 to June 2, 2015.
Positions available: Preschool Teachers, Elementary Teachers (must be able to teach all subjects), Secondary Subject Area Specialists, K-12 Elective Teachers (Art, IT, Music, PE/Health), Secondary Foreign Language Teachers (Japanese, Korean, Spanish), Elementary Principal, and Secondary Principal.
- Plan all course lessons and align them with the curriculum for your particular subject area.
- Turn in weekly lesson plans in the required format to the principal (or other administrator) prior to the start of each week of classes.
- Teach a maximum of 30 hours per week (Monday to Friday). These are contact hours and do not include lunch breaks and planning time.
- Work regularly with other faculty on a curriculum committee to modify, expand, and/or improve the curriculum throughout the contract period.
- Actively participate in faculty meetings, planning sessions, pre-service trainings, in-service trainings, and strive to positively contribute to each meeting or training.
- As necessary, work on WASC-based school-improvement committees (i.e., committees which are required for Employer to become an accredited school within the US school system).
- Participate in, and help to develop, extracurricular activities.
- Lead an after-school club for at least one hour each week throughout the school year.
- Act professionally while on duty, refrain from engaging in off-duty conduct that may negatively impact the school, and strive to be a positive force with students, parents, coworkers, and the community in general.
- Abide by the laws of the Union of Myanmar. Special care should be taken to avoid acting in ways that will directly or indirectly insult the religious and political beliefs of the citizens and leaders of Myanmar.
- While residing in school housing, maintain a clean apartment and respect the rights of neighbors in terms of noise and privacy.
- K-12 subject area certification. RPCVs who do not have a teaching certificate should explore the certification option in the state of California. One does not need to be a resident to apply, and certification is granted to those RPCVs who taught for at least 50% of the time that they were in service. In lieu of a teaching certificate, we will also consider a statement of qualification; this is a document from a Department of Education which states that someone qualifies for certification if s/he would complete a few additional requirements (e.g., taking various certification exams or state constitution exams).
- A minimum of two years' worth of experience teaching in a foreign country.
- Professionalism, cultural sensitivity, flexibility, and the ability to work with a group towards the successful completion of a common goal.
Full-time; Internationally based
$1,800-$2,200 per month tax-free (instructor salary).
For more information and to apply, email your CV, cover letter, recent photo, and copy of teaching credentials to Dr. Gary Robson, Principal (RPCV Philippines, 1987-89) at Myanmarpcv@gmail.com.
Please visit our website at www.aisMyanmar.com.
This may be your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to live and to work in Mandalay, Myanmar, and the timing couldn't be better. The country is in the process of change, and you will get to see both the "old" Myanmar and the positive direction that it is likely heading towards. You'll also meet some of the kindest people in the world in Mandalay.