Opportunities

Below are listed the current opportunities available within the ISTA network.

MYP/DP Drama - 6 month position starting in January

American International School Kuwait

Posted on: 04 Dec 2019

Drama is taught throughout the MYP curriculum to students from Grades 6 –10 and becomes an elective subject for grades 11 and 12. Theatre Arts forms part of the IB Diploma curriculum and can be studied at Higher or Standard Level.

Drama offers extra-curricular activities for middle and senior students, including Musical, One Act, Drama club and productions and is currently developing links with the Primary Years.

The Drama department has dedicated rooms for the teaching of lessons. In addition, there is a large theatre space with the capacity to seat 850 audience members and the auditorium is installed with traditional lighting and state-of-the-art sound equipment.

The active and continually developing Kuwait arts scene offers opportunities for collaboration at a personal and professional level.

Please note that this is a 6-month position starting in January 2020.

American International School – Kuwait https://www.ais-kuwait.org

Contact Name: Dan Massoth, Fine Arts Head of Department and High School Instrumental Music
Contact Email: Hod.Arts@ais-kuwait.org

Teacher of Drama and Theatre

King George V School, ESF, Hong Kong

Posted on: 02 Dec 2019

Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £60,700 – £98,800 (Basic salary including Cash Allowance ranges from GBP 60,700 to GBP
98,800 p.a.)
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

King George V School      Website: http://www.kgv.edu.hk
‘Be your own remarkable…’

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and energetic teacher of Drama to join an excellent
and highly collaborative department and contribute to both the development of curriculum
Drama and the department’s co-curricular programme.

We teach MYP Drama from Years 7 to 9, IGCSE (CIE) Drama in Years 10 and 11, IB Theatre, IB Literature and Performance and BTEC Performing Arts in Years 12 and 13. The position will be a two year finite contract from August 2020.

Requirements
• Bachelor Degree in the field Drama/Theatre plus a recognised Postgraduate teaching qualification, or equivalent;
• Teaching experience within a recognised educational organisation;
• Teaching experience and capacity in any of the areas of IB MYP, (I)GCSE, IB DP, BTEC would be an advantage;
• Experience and ability to use data on student learning to modify curriculum, teaching and assessment provision;
• Effective interpersonal skills and ability to form positive relationships with students, staff and parents;
• Ability to lead or support extra-curricular activities as part of the whole-school CAS programme.

About the school
King George V School is an inclusive Y7-Y13 Secondary School in Homantin, Kowloon with 1800 students from many different nationalities. The school is part of the English Schools Foundation. As a school we offer MYP for Years 7-9, I/GCSE for years 10-11 and IBDP and BTEC for Y12-13. Our school vision is to create a ‘school for one’. A place where each and every person engages in remarkable learning to achieve at high levels and be the best they can be. As an agile school, we collaborate and innovate to make a difference in the communities we serve and lead.

At King George V School (KGV), our purpose is based on our belief that each and every student can ‘be their own remarkable…’ This drives our vision to create to create a ‘school for one’, a place where each and every person engages in remarkable learning to achieve at high levels and be the best they can be.

Our school is also about continual improvement. As an agile school, we collaborate and innovate to make a difference in the communities we serve and lead. KGV School is part of the English Schools Foundation (ESF), the largest provider of English-medium international education in Hong Kong. Our school delivers the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) in years 7 to 9, the (I)GCSE in years 10 and 11, after which our students progress to study either the IB Diploma Program or the more vocationally oriented BTEC applied learning program.

At KGV School, all our staff are leaders and we shape our culture by:
• Modelling and maximising learning through building capacity in others and participating as a learner;
• Contributing to our collaborative and professional environment by enacting our four elements of trust – compassion, competence, communication and consistency;
• Accepting personal accountability for our behaviours and the quality of our outcomes.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and energetic teacher of Drama to join an excellent and highly collaborative department and contribute to both the development of curriculum Drama and the department’s co-curricular programme. The position will be a two year finite contract from August 2020 to August 2022 with the possibility of renewal.

Teaching in Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a premier destination for expatriate and local teachers! ESF Teachers enjoy an extremely lucrative salary package and a very high standard of living overall, in an exciting and vibrant world city. The teaching profession is highly respected, student motivation and outcomes are excellent, and all teachers receive considerable support from ESF with settling into Hong Kong, as well as with their professional development. Please feel free to contact us in advance about life in Hong Kong if you feel a conversation on this topic would be helpful.

Closing Date: 06 Jan 2020

For enquiries, please contact Ian Baker, Head of Drama and Theatre Arts,
ian.baker@kgv.edu.hk

Please click here for more information about the position.
Applications must be submitted online through https://recruit.esf.edu.hk
Step 1: Go to the Registration tab and register. You will then receive an email with an
activation link.
Step 2: When your account has been activated, login to the system and click “Job Listing”
Step 3: Check the box next to the job(s) that you wish to apply for and click “Apply &
Continue”.
By applying for this position, your application may be considered for other opportunities
within ESF.

ESF is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the ESF’s
Personal Data Policy, a copy of which will be provided upon request. Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to
child protection.

Contact Name: Ian Baker, Head of Drama and Theatre Arts,
Contact Email: ian.baker@kgv.edu.hk

Secondary MYP/DP Drama and Theatre Teacher

Tashkent International School

Posted on: 02 Dec 2019

TIS is seeking an innovative, committed and experienced teacher of MYP Drama and DP Theatre. The Arts subjects and programs are well-supported at our school with high student uptake and excellence in all three Arts disciplines (Drama, Music and Visual Art). The Arts team is highly collaborative; they create two full-scale Theatre productions per year as well as a range of curricular and extracurricular performances throughout the year. Student autonomy, agency and creativity is highly valued and developed in our Drama programme. If you love to devise, experiment and help students’ imaginations and creativity to flourish then this might be the right fit for you. At present, there is the possibility of an English Language and Literature class being attached to the position though the majority of the work would be in the Arts department. If you think you can join a team like this and that you can make a positive difference to the team and Arts programme, we’d love to hear from you.

TIS teachers are expected to develop meaningful relationships with students, differentiate to meet all needs, co-construct knowledge and use assessment effectively to support learning and growth. Willingness to get fully involved in our after school activities and athletics programme is also a given.

Collaborative, dedicated, fun-loving, balanced and caring teachers thrive in our learning community. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Visit our website for instructions on how to apply:
www.tashschool.org/employment/

Technical Director (Scenic Designer, Carpenter & Stage Manager)

International School of Beijing

Posted on: 29 Nov 2019

JOB GOAL/PURPOSE
The role is primarily responsible for the coordination, communication and scheduling of all technical needs for theatrical productions produced in ISB theater venues. The person is also responsible for the artistic and structural design of all scenic and property elements under the vision of the responsible Artistic Director and/or Instructor.
– Designs, drafts, constructs, paints and installs all scenic and property elements along with the Theater Assistants
– Supervises and trains Theater Assistants in the proper construction techniques of scenic and property elements
– Works closely with the Theater Manager to ensure a structured, scheduled technical build can be achieved safely, on time and on budget
– Coordinates and or directly calls show cues to ensure a smooth and consistent production is achieved.

DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITES
– Manage all aspects of the scene shop to ensure a safe and efficient operation including but not limited to equipment maintenance, organization, purchase recommendations and proper operation to staff as needed.
– Design and draft all scenic and property elements for Performing Arts Department (PA) productions.
– Construct, paint, purchase, install and remove all scenic and property elements for PA productions.
– Supervise all Theater Assistants and occasionally students in the safe construction, painting, installation and removal of all scenic and property elements for PA productions.
– Coordinate with the Theater Manager on all scheduling needs for the complete technical build and process needs of PA productions.
– Work closely with Directors, Instructors, Lighting Designer and Sound Designer and students to create an effective production cue sheet for all departments to ensure consistent show runs.
– Directly call cue sheets during the technical rehearsals and performances when duties permit.
– Assist the Theater Manager in the communication and setup of any physical elements needed by Instructors in any of the ISB Performing Arts venues for rehearsals, classroom activities or performances.
– Assist the Theater Manager in overall supervision and maintenance of Theater equipment including lighting, sound, stage drapes and fly system.
– Assist the Theater Manager in the supervision and/or direct installation or removal of lighting or sound equipment within the ISB venues when primary duties permit.
– Assist the Theater Manager to maintain an organized and central inventory for tracking all Theater equipment including Lighting, Sound, Scenic & Property assets within Theater venues, classrooms and storage facilities.
– In Charge of Costume/ Prop management for both HS and MS productions, including scheduled cleaning, maintenance and inventory.
– Be available to work evenings and weekends as required to supervise and call shows, and address any issues that arise.

For more details and how to apply please visit www.isb.bj.edu.cn/employment/generalvacancies

Sound Engineer

International School of Beijing

Posted on: 29 Nov 2019

JOB GOAL/PURPOSE
The role is primarily responsible for the effective design, installation, setup and operation of live sound reinforcement and playback effects for all Performing Arts (PA) theatrical productions, concerts, events within ISB Theater venues. The person assists with the maintenance, repairs and purchase recommendations of all sound equipment for immediate needs as well as department growth.

DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
– Assist the PA Sound and Lighting Supervisor with all sound related requirements for any theatrical production, concert or events at ISB.
– Engineer or supervise the operation of all sound equipment for all events as directed by the PA Sound and Lighting Supervisor or Theater Manager.
– Assist with the maintenance, repair and upgrades of all sound equipment.
– Provide recommendations and resources for new equipment purchases and/or repairs based on event or facility needs.
– Assist the Theater Manager to maintain an organized and central inventory for tracking all sound equipment and assists within theater venues, classrooms and storage facilities.
– Be available to work evenings and weekends as required to operate the sound systems for all events.
– Assist all sound equipment needs for classroom events under the direction of the PA Sound and Light Supervisor.
– Work with the PA Sound & Lighting Supervisor in the proper storage and organization of all sound related equipment within ISB.
– Work with the PA Sound and Light Supervisor to effectively create the highest quality sound output for all events produced within the ISB venues.
– Assist with basic lighting operations for assembly and daily teaching activities if needed.
– Assist with Audio recording and serve as sound recording engineers for the PA recording studio.

For full details please visit and how to apply visit www.isb.bj.edu.cn/employment/generalvacancies

Primary Drama Teacher – Upper Primary

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy), Hong Kong

Posted on: 26 Nov 2019

Primary Drama Teacher – Upper Primary (Tentative)
We are offering an outstanding opportunity for a passionate, committed Primary teacher of drama to work in a school equipped with professional facilities and places a high value on the performing arts.
· Bachelor’s degree in Arts or Education
· Experience teaching drama to Upper Primary students (Grades 3-5)
· Experience in leading school wide drama productions
· Experience working in a collaborative working environment
· Good command of written and spoken English, experience in a bilingual working environment is an advantageous
· Proficiency in Word, Excel and Apple Mac OS

Application Deadline: 31 December 2019

Secondary MYP/DP Theatre Teacher

American International School of Bucharest

Posted on: 25 Nov 2019

SECONDARY MYP/DP THEATRE TEACHER
At AISB, we are engaged in a fascinating conversation about how we prepare our students for what is a fast-changing world. We want to attract forward-thinking professionals to our faculty who have the human skills to really engage and inspire our students. We are interested as much in who you are – what motivates you, what life experiences you will bring with you, and what you think really matters in education. We are an educational community that wants to talk about ideas and work together to prioritise what we believe in. In this spirit, we seek professionals who actively collaborate with colleagues and who are willing to try fresh approaches to teaching and learning.

KEY ATTRIBUTES
The Secondary School seeks a highly qualified and experienced international educator to teach MYP and DP Theatre. The candidate will have a strong theoretical background in Drama and Theatre Production, and ideally will have had several years of successfully taking students through the MYP and DP curriculum. The candidate will have strong practical experience developing and delivering curriculum in accordance with a student-focused inquiry based program like the IB, and will also have demonstrated high levels of involvement with students beyond the classroom. A growth mindset is a must, along with a willingness to collaborate and work with a variety of people in order to improve upon everything from individual lessons to the whole school vision.

We are passionate about the well-being of students and helping to mentor them through their journey as an adolescent. Therefore, all teachers are committed to working with Grade Level teams in developing and delivering a responsive advisory program to meet the needs of our students. We are looking for school-wide teachers, who care for all of our students, not just a Drama teacher.

For full job description and application details, please visit https://www.aisb.ro/wp-content/uploads/AISB-Secondary-MYP_DP-Theatre-for-August-2020.pdf

Contact Name: Ms. Roxana Lungu
Contact Email: https://www.aisb.ro/employment/job-application-form/