PYP Homeroom Teacher

Key Responsibilities but not limited to:

1. Teaching 

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Music program for Pre-K to Grade 6 including classroom instruction and a minimum of two community performances

  • The following domains are used as a common K-12 framework to guide our constant improvement through self- reflection, peer observation, individual goal setting, informal and formal observations:

Domain 1: Planning and Preparation

  • Demonstrating Knowledge of Content and Pedagogy

  • Demonstrating Knowledge of Students

  • Setting Instructional Outcomes

  • Demonstrating Knowledge of Resources

  • Designing Coherent Instruction

  • Designing Student Assessments

  • Documenting Units in the PYP planner

Domain 2: The Environment

  • Creating an environment of respect and rapport

  • Establishing a culture for learning

  • Managing class safety and security procedures

  • Managing student behaviour

  • Organizing physical space

Domain 3: Facilitating Learning

  • Communication for learning

  • Questioning, prompts and discussion to promote thinking

  • Student engagement for learning

  • Assessment and feedback for learning

  • Flexibility and responsiveness

Domain 4: Professional Responsibilities

  • Reflecting on Teaching

  • Maintaining Accurate Records

  • Communicating with Families

  • Participating in a Professional Community

  • Growing and Developing Professionally

  • Showing Professionalism

2. Additional Key Responsibilities

Model and encourage a culture of kindness in support of the IB Learner Profile.

Foster the attributes of a Unisus’ graduate in all students so that they can:

Be successful at their post-secondary endeavours.

Be principled in their work and personal lives.

Be curious and continue to learn throughout their lives. Engage in local and global issues, for the betterment of all. Demonstrate balance in their lives.

Know, understand and act upon the following:

  • Key terms and conditions within their contract.

  • Any and all documents pertaining to learning and teaching, including BC Ministry of Education curriculum and relevant IB documentation, course guides, etc. prior to starting in role.

  • Any and all faculty and family handbooks that outline school policies and practices with particular attention to health, safety and child protection.

Be a good role model with regard to attendance, punctuality, presentation, personal and professional conduct and attire, in all contexts whether online or offline.

Uphold the professional role they have in the wider community and the importance of always acting as an ambassador for Unisus.  


If you are interested in applying for this position please send a resume to careers@unisus.ca