High School IB Economics-History Teacher 
International School of Panama
Panama City, Panama
hace 1 día

HS IB Economics (prior experience preferred) / History Teacher

The primary function of an International School of Panama teacher is to facilitate the students learning process and create a productive environment in which students can develop skills they might need at present or in the future.

The teacher should provide within the classroom, learning opportunities for the students, and assist in other school programs, working harmoniously with the administrative staff and parents in support of the ISP Teaching Philosophy, school policies, regulations, objectives and goals.

High School at ISP :

We are a community of approximately 360 high school students (grades 9, 10, 11, and 12), sixty-plus faculty and staff members, and several hundred parents.

Though a rigorous and engaging academic program sits at the core of the ISP high school experience the arts, athletics, and service are also central to our program.

The foundation that all of this is built upon is a shared belief that the most important thing that we do on this campus is take care of one another.

We are very proud of the work, the learning, and the teaching we do together and also quite humbled by the caliber of people we get to do it all with (on such a beautiful campus).

We are all learning, growing, contributing, and finding (and fine-tuning) our passions in life, including students, faculty, and parents / families.

The High School Faculty :

Our high school faculty is a mix of ISP founders and veterans who’ve been dedicated to ISP for 20 years, 25 years, or longer along with many teachers who are relatively new to the school and bring experiences with them from all over the world.

Our teaching staff is from the US, Canada, the UK / Europe, Panama, and other parts of Latin America. The mix of local hires and international teachers is 50 / 50 within the high school.


  • The position of the HS IB Economics History will be under the direct supervision of the High School Principal and is a member of the High School Leadership Team and the Teaching & Learning Team.
  • What You’ll Do

  • Support the ISP Teaching and Learning Philosophy by developing and teaching a curriculum that engages all learners in purposeful, connected and balanced work that cultivates 21st-century skills
  • Help ensure that all students achieve key learning outcomes for the grade level, targeting instruction thoughtfully to address individual needs
  • Build a robust learning atmosphere that leads students to value being at school and feel part of a challenging yet joyful and inclusive learning community
  • Collaborate intensively and daily with colleagues to continually improve student learning and school culture
  • Participate actively in ongoing, intensive professional learning
  • What You Bring

  • Student teaching, IB teacher training or equivalent experience with HS students
  • Deep dedication to learning and developing the craft of teaching
  • Highly effective collaboration, innovation and creativity
  • Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning
  • A willingness to be flexible, and adaptable, and committed to the challenges of working in an international school
  • Organization, time management, and problem solving skills
  • A high degree of professionalism
  • Commitment to participating in the whole school experience including fostering joy as an authentic and important part of the learning process for students and staff
  • Basic Qualifications for the Job

  • At least 5 years of experience in relevant subject area or grade level
  • For HS Positions IB Teaching experience or IB training is desirable.

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Education or
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in relevant subject area with teaching experience as per above

  • High level of English proficiency
  • Cross cultural sensitivity and an international mindset
  • Previous experience in an international school is desirable
  • January 31st, 2019 is the deadline for applications. Candidates should note that in the event an outstanding applicant is identified early in the search process, ISP reserves the right to make an appointment before the deadline.

    For this reason, it is very important that interested candidates apply as soon as possible.

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