Career opportunity at Kathmandu World School

2018-02-22

As per regulations

Full time

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Kathmandu World School, a semi-residential school with world-class infrastructure and facilities, has relocated to a new complex at Surya Binayak Municipality – 7, Gundu, Bhaktapur and will become operational from the new Academic Session 2075. The school seeks committed, innovative and dynamic individuals with excellent written and verbal communication skills, for the following positions:

Reports to: Vice Principal (Head of Elementary School) and Elementary School Coordinator

Qualification, Skills and Aptitude

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject (B.Ed. preferred),
  • Thorough knowledge of grade level curriculum and subject matter and in childhood development concepts, theories and practices,
  • A minimum of three years of demonstrated classroom practice with children in a progressive school setting,
  • Experience managing classroom with diverse students and different learning abilities is desirable,
  • Strong communication skills and ability to present ideas and subject content in a clear and simple way,
  • Friendly, personable and engaging demeanor,
  • A team player who believes in collaborative working style,
  • Good organizational skills and able to prioritize and multi-task.

Main Purpose of Job

The Grade Teacher teaches children in first and second grade. She develops schemes of work and lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives. She facilitates learning by establishing good relationships with students and by effective organization of learning resources and management of the classroom learning environment including (but not limited to) student behavior management.

Academic Responsibilities:

  • Organize and cultivate a lively, communicative learning environment in class which is conducive to teaching and learning,
  • Encourage the KWS values of integrity, compassion, respect, responsibility, collaboration and dynamism in students,
  • Plan, deliver and assess lessons as per the school’s curriculum,
  • Check the attendance of students at lessons and follow up on what they are doing as all as on the quality of classwork, homework and any other course work,
  • Ensure that all course work is up-to-date and graded and expectations are communicated to students,
  • Maintain up-to-date records and forward lesson plans for approval to the Head of Elementary School,
  • Review student progress and, where appropriate, seek help for students with perceived behavioral and/or educational problems from the school counselor,
  • Maintain and improve personal standards of teaching, share best practices and ideas with other faculty members and remain abreast of current developments in their own subject and in education in general,
  • Prepare, implement and evaluate student learning using various assessment tools and techniques,
  • Under the guidance and with approval from the Vice Principal (HofES) and Elementary School Coordinator review books and other resources, review syllabuses and contribute to the design, evaluation and development of departmental and/or annual curriculum schemes of work and policy.

Non-Academic Responsibilities

  • Attend assemblies, meetings, parent events, presentations including on weekends as required,
  • Maintain cordial relation and communication with other school staff members,
  • Liaise with other faculty members to plan and organize trips as necessary,
  • Monitor compliance with school uniform rules and dress code regulations,
  • Ensure effective utilization of resources, materials and equipment. (Closing class room windows, turning off the lights, and locking the door when leaving their room. All rooms should be left neat and orderly.),
  • Monitor and supervise students during arrival, lunch, recess, dismissal and any other time in order to help enforce school policies and procedures during transition time.


Reports to: Vice Principal (Head of Elementary School) and Elementary School Coordinator

Qualification, Skills and Aptitude

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject (B.Ed. preferred),
  • Thorough knowledge of grade level curriculum and subject matter and in childhood development concepts, theories and practices,
  • A minimum of three years of demonstrated classroom practice with children in a progressive school,
  • Experienced in managing classroom with diverse students and different learning abilities is desirable,
  • Strong communication skills and ability to present ideas and subject content in a clear and simple way,
  • Friendly, personable and engaging demeanor,
  • A team player who believes in collaborative working style,
  • Good organizational skills and able to prioritize and multi-task.

Main Purpose of Job

The Subject Teacher teaches children in third through fifth grades a specific subject (Math, Science, English, Social Studies, Nepali, and Computer Science). He/she develops schemes of work and lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives related to respective subject. She facilitates learning by establishing good relationships with students and by effective organization of learning resources and management of the classroom learning environment including (but not limited to) student behavior management.

Academic Responsibilities

  • Organize and cultivate a lively, communicative learning environment in class which is conducive to teaching and learning,
  • Encourage the KWS values of integrity, compassion, respect, responsibility, collaboration and dynamism in students,
  • Plan, deliver and assess lessons as per the school’s curriculum,
  • Check the attendance of students at lessons and follow up on what they are doing as all as on the quality of classwork, homework and any other course work,
  • Ensure that all course work is up-to-date and graded and expectations are communicated to students,
  • Maintain up-to-date records and forward lesson plans for approval to the Head of Elementary School,
  • Review student progress and, where appropriate, seek help for students with perceived behavioral and/or educational problems from the school counselor,
  • Maintain and improve personal standards of teaching, share best practices and ideas with other faculty members and remain abreast of current developments in their own subject and in education in general,
  • Prepare, implement and evaluate student learning using various assessment tools and techniques,
  • Under the guidance and with approval from the Vice Principal (HofES) and Elementary School Coordinator review books and other resources, review syllabuses and contribute to the design, evaluation and development of departmental and/or annual curriculum schemes of work and policy.

Non-Academic Responsibilities

  • Attend assemblies, meetings, parent events, presentations including on weekends as required,
  • Maintain cordial relation and communication with other school staff members,
  • Liaise with other faculty members to plan and organize trips as necessary,
  • Monitor compliance with school uniform rules and dress code regulations,
  • Ensure effective utilization of resources, materials and equipment (closing class room windows, turning off the lights, and locking the door when leaving their room. All rooms should be left neat and orderly),
  • Monitor and supervise students during arrival, lunch, recess, dismissal and any other time in order to help enforce school policies and procedures during transition time.

Reports to: Vice Principal (Head of Elementary School) and Elementary School Coordinator

Qualification, Skills and Aptitude

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts,
  • A minimum of three years of work experience as an Art Teacher,
  • Strong communication skills and ability to present ideas and subject content in a clear and simple way,
  • Friendly, personable and engaging demeanor,
  • A team player who believes in collaborative working style,
  • Good organizational skills and able to prioritize and multi-task.

Main Purpose of Job

The Art Teacher is responsible for developing in each student an interest in and the ability for creative expression in visual terms, using skills and techniques of artistic expression consistent with the school’s guidelines; to develop aesthetic understandings and appreciation; to discover and develop talents of students in the field of art.

Academic Responsibilities

  • Teach knowledge and skills in art, including drawing, painting and art history,
  • Demonstrate techniques in activities such as drawing and painting,
  • Provide individual and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying intellectual and artistic abilities, and to accommodate a variety of instructional activities,
  • Guide students in the proper care and use of tools and equipment,
  • Evaluate each student’s performance and growth in knowledge and aesthetic understandings, and prepare progress reports,
  • Communicate with parents and Level Coordinators on student progress,
  • Participate in curriculum and other developmental programs, such as after-school art club,
  • Check the attendance of students at lessons and follow up on what they are doing as all as on the quality of class work, homework and any other course work,
  • Maintain up-to-date records and forward lesson plans for approval to the ESC Coordinator,
  • Under the guidance and with approval from the Vice Principal (Head of Elementary School) and Elementary School Coordinator (ESC) review books and other resources, review syllabuses and contribute to the design, evaluation and development of departmental and/or annual curriculum schemes of work and policy.

Non-Academic Responsibilities

  • Organize storage areas and control use of materials, equipment and tools to prevent loss or abuse, and to minimize time required for distribution and collection,
  • Select and requisition books, instructional materials, tools, instructional aids, and maintain required inventory records,
  • Plan and present art displays and exhibitions designed to showcase students’ work for the school and the community,
  • Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school,
  • Attend assemblies, meetings, parent events, presentations including on weekends as required,
  • Maintain cordial relation and communication with other school staff members,
  • Ensure effective utilization of resources, materials and equipment. (Closing class room windows, turning off the lights, and locking the door when leaving their room. All rooms should be left neat and orderly.),
  • Monitor and supervise students during arrival, lunch, recess, dismissal and any other time in order to help enforce school policies and procedures during transition time.


Reports to: Vice Principal (Head of Elementary School) and Elementary School Coordinator

Qualification, Skills and Aptitude:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Music),
  • A minimum of two years of work experience as a Music Teacher,
  • Strong communication skills and ability to present ideas and subject content in a clear and simple way,
  • Friendly, personable and engaging demeanor,
  • A team player who believes in collaborative working style,
  • Good organizational skills and able to prioritize and multi-task.

Main Purpose of Job

Develop in each student an appreciation of music as part of general culture to teach techniques of vocal and/or instrumental music expression; to discover and develop talents of students in the field of music; to develop knowledge and skills in listening to and reading music.

Academic Responsibilities

  • Devise unique curricula for each grade level that they teach and instruct students on how to play instruments and sing, as well as teach them basic music theory and history of music,
  • Plan and provide learning experiences in music and the performing arts,
  • Supervise students in a supportive and positive climate that develops in each student the skills and positive learning attitude,
  • Provide individual and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying intellectual and artistic abilities, and to accommodate a variety of instructional activities,
  • Work with all teachers to ensure ways to incorporate music not only into the classroom but ways to incorporate what other teachers are teaching in their classrooms into the music classroom,
  • Plan and organize the formation of a school choir and school band or choir practices,
  • Oversee rehearsals, offering instruction and advice on ways students can improve,
  • Guide students in the proper care and use of school-owned music, musical instruments and equipment to prevent loss or abuse,
  • Make minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as required,
  • Evaluate each student’s musical growth, performance, and musical understanding and assess each individual’s contribution to the performance of the group,
  • Communicate with parents and Heads of departments on student progress,
  • • Participate in curriculum and other developmental programs, such as after-school music club,
  • Check the attendance of students at lessons and follow up on what they are doing as all as on the quality of class work, homework and any other course work,
  • Maintain up-to-date records and forward lesson plans for approval to the concerned Coordinator,
  • Under the guidance and with approval from the Level Coordinator review books and other resources, review syllabuses and contribute to the design, evaluation and development of departmental and/or annual curriculum schemes of work and policy.

Non-Academic Responsibilities

  • Arrange concerts for students to display their musical talents to family, other students and faculty members,
  • Assist teachers with class assemblies,
  • Organize storage areas and control use of materials, equipment and instruments to prevent loss or abuse, and to minimize time required for distribution and collection,
  • Select and requisition books, instructional materials, instruments, instructional aids, and maintain required inventory records,
  • Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school,
  • Attend assemblies, meetings, parent events, presentations including on weekends as required,
  • Maintain cordial relation and communication with other school staff members,
  • Ensure effective utilization of resources, materials and equipment. (Closing class room windows, turning off the lights, and locking the door when leaving their room. All rooms should be left neat and orderly.),
  • Monitor and supervise students during arrival, lunch, recess, dismissal and any other time in order to help enforce school policies and procedures during transition time.


Reports to: Vice Principal (Head of Elementary School) and Elementary School Coordinator

Qualification, Skills and Aptitude

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Preference will be given to candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree,
  • A minimum of three years of work experience instructing dance classes as a lead instructor,
  • Ability to plan, organize and lead dance program and expand on the dance curriculum,
  • Knowledge and demonstrated skills in traditional Nepali Dance as well as ballet, tap, modern techniques and styles,
  • A team player who believes in collaborative working style,
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office is a must.
  • Needs to have artistic ability and creativity to express ideas through movement.

Main Purpose of Job

Dance and Movement Coach is responsible for planning, organizing, leading, supervising and implementing individual and/or group performances of students. They Coach teaches students a variety of dance styles and techniques using a variety of methods, from demonstration to verbal direction.

Academic Responsibilities

  • Plan, lead and execute all dance and movement classes and create dances or interpretations of existing dances,
  • Make sure to have music and agenda for each class,
  • Demonstrate dance moves in order to instruct dancers in the proper technique,
  • Study new and emerging types of dance to design more creative dance routines,
  • Use age appropriate language and music to teach class, keeping a positive attitude,
  • Use appropriate classroom management skills to maintain control of the class,
  • Provide a safe environment for their students, both physically and emotionally,
  • Remain in communication with coordinators/supervisors including checking email daily,
  • Utilize organizational skills to stay prompt in deadlines to coordinator/supervisor,
  • Communicate effectively with parents on expectations and upcoming performances,
  • Monitor the progress of students and vary instruction to meet the needs of individual students,
  • Evaluate each student’s performance and prepare progress reports,
  • Communicate with parents and Level Coordinators on student progress,
  • Participate in curriculum and other developmental programs, such as after-school dance club,
  • Check the attendance of students at lessons and follow up on what they are doing as all as on the quality of class work, homework and any other course work,
  • Maintain up-to-date records and forward lesson plans for approval to the ESC Coordinator,
  • Under the guidance and with approval from the Vice Principal (HofES -Head of Elementary School) and Elementary School Coordinator (ESC) syllabuses and contribute to the design, evaluation and development of departmental and/or annual curriculum schemes of work and policy.

Non-Academic Responsibilities

  • Remain in communication with coordinators/supervisors including checking email daily,
  • Assist with costume design, lighting, and other artistic aspects of a show,
  • Organize storage areas and control use of materials, equipment and tools to prevent loss or abuse, and to minimize time required for distribution and collection,
  • Continue his or her professional development to maintain an understanding of current dance trends and techniques.
  • Attend assemblies, meetings, parent events, presentations including on weekends as required,
  • Maintain cordial relation and communication with other school staff members.


ECA Instructor - Sports Coach

Reports to: Vice Principal (Head of Elementary School) and Elementary School Coordinator

Qualification, Skills and Aptitude:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree,
  • A minimum of three years of work experience as a Sports Teacher,
  • Must be highly organized and able to meet deadlines,
  • Ability to manage/communicate effectively with student-athletes and parents,
  • Proficient at playing and training players in team games,
  • Highly efficient at handling multiple responsibilities simultaneously,
  • Excellent planning and strategizing abilities,
  • Leadership skills.

Main Purpose of Job

Teach students how to live healthy lifestyles by encouraging them to take part in daily exercise and activity through various sports. The duties of a sports coach or PE teacher include teaching students how to play sports, administering physical education assessments, monitoring students' progress, meeting the physical needs of students with learning and physical disabilities, grading student performance and communicating with teachers and parents.

Academic Responsibilities

  • Responsible for teaching a full range of Physical Education activities including swimming, games, athletics, fundamentals of movement, gymnastics and dance,
  • Plan and implement coaching sessions in various games and team sports,
  • Coach and supervise students in a supportive and positive climate that develops in each student the sportsmanship and positive learning attitude towards fitness,
  • Plan and organize the formation of school teams,
  • Assist teachers with class assemblies,
  • Responsible for planning and organizing sports events such as inter-house competitions, inter-school competitions and annual sports day,
  • Guide students in the proper care and use of sports equipment (basketball, TT bat etc),
  • Evaluate each student’s performance and prepare progress reports,
  • Communicate with parents and Heads of departments on student progress,
  • Participate in curriculum and other developmental programs, such as after-school music club,
  • Check the attendance of students at lessons,
  • Maintain up-to-date records and forward lesson plans for approval to the concerned Coordinator,
  • Under the guidance and with approval from the Vice Principal (HofES -Head of Elementary School) and Level Coordinator review syllabuses and contribute to the design, evaluation and development of departmental and/or annual curriculum schemes of work and policy.

Non-Academic Responsibilities

  • Organize storage areas and control use of materials, equipment to prevent loss or abuse, and to minimize time required for distribution and collection,
  • Select and requisition instructional materials, equipments and maintain required inventory records,
  • Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school,
  • Attend assemblies, meetings, parent events, presentations including on weekends as required,
  • Maintain cordial relation and communication with other school staff members,
  • Ensure effective utilization of resources, materials and equipment. (Closing class room windows, turning off the lights, and locking the door when leaving their room. All rooms should be left neat and orderly.),
  • Monitor and supervise students during arrival, lunch, recess, dismissal and any other time in order to help enforce school policies and procedures during transition time.

Reports to: Vice Principal (Head of Elementary School)

Qualification, Skills and Aptitude:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science (B. Lib.),
  • A minimum of three years of work experience as a librarian,
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and teachers,
  • Highly efficient at handling multiple responsibilities simultaneously.

Main Purpose of Job

The School Librarian is responsible for organizing and managing collections of journals, books, magazines, newspapers, electronic documents, and other data resources so that students and staff have access to information. Librarians are responsible for encouraging a love of reading and research in all students.

Academic Responsibilities

  • Responsible for responsible for organizing and managing collections of journals, books, magazines, newspapers, electronic documents, and other data resources for students and staff,
  • Guide students to books and texts of the appropriate reading level in order to develop in each student an appreciation for books and reading,
  • At the elementary school level, librarians may collaborate with classroom teachers to design and implement lessons and units of instruction around story time sessions,
  • Plan and organize the events around reading and research (book fair, author quiz etc),
  • Assist grade teachers with class assemblies and performances,
  • Guide students in the proper care and use of library equipment (computers, index system),
  • Keep a record of book issues, retuned of each student on a termly basis and prepare reports regarding the same,
  • Communicate with parents and Level Coordinators on student interest and concerns,
  • Participate in curriculum development (Grade 1-5) and book selection teams,
  • Check the attendance of students during library time,
  • Under the guidance and with approval from the Vice Principal (HofES) review books and other resources, review syllabuses and contribute to the design, evaluation and development of departmental and/or annual curriculum schemes of work and policy.

Non-Academic Responsibilities

  • Organize storage areas and control use of materials, equipment to prevent loss or abuse, and to minimize time required for distribution and collection,
  • Select and requisition instructional materials and text (books, Magazines, newspapers etc) and maintain required inventory records,
  • Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school,
  • Attend assemblies, meetings, parent events, presentations including on weekends as required,
  • Maintain cordial relation and communication with other school staff members,
  • Ensure effective utilization of resources, materials and equipment. (Closing class room windows, turning off the lights, and locking the door when leaving their room. All rooms should be left neat and orderly.),
  • Monitor and supervise students during arrival, lunch, recess, dismissal and any other time in order to help enforce school policies and procedures during transition time.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Candidates applying for teaching and ECA positions must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant subject and at least three years of working experience in a progressive school. The minimum monthly remuneration for all position is NRs.40,000.0 plus other benefits. Employees will have opportunities for professional training and career growth.

Interested candidates may send their application clearly mentioning the post applied for along with a detailed curriculum vitae and a letter of interest stating suitability for the position to career@kws.edu.np by 31 February, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the recruitment process.