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At our school both students and staff have the opportunity to experience personal growth beyond their wildest expectations. My productive uplifting. Our goal at JKS is to hire only the most highly qualified. And that means YOU! As part of our commitment to professional development. sincerest hope is that you year.1. you will all have a continuous development plan that will aim to provide you with the tools and resources necessary for “best practice”. A very warm welcome is extended to both new and returning staff. WELCOME LETTER Dear Staff. but also one that is will not enjoyable only have a and personally Sincerely. Mrs. I trust that the returning staff members had a restful vacation and spent some much needed quality time with family and friends. you will soon come to realize that Jeddah Knowledge International School is a very special place. motivated. innovative and technologically adept staff. As to our new members. indeed. Elham Al Fadli Executive Director .

BELIEFS Philosophy Exemplifying our commitment to internationalism. • Students will develop respect and care for the school environment and its surrounding community. • Students will develop respect for themselves and other cultures through the school’s curricular and co-curricular activities so as to help create a better understanding and respect for all people with whom they share the planet. GENERAL INFORMATION 2. • The school’s facilities. • Students’ achievements will be improved based on data gathered through internal and external assessments. values and attributes. including its buildings. • Students will develop enthusiasm for learning through independent. critical and creative thinking. with the skills.2. It is our aim to provide a structured environment for each student to develop respect for the world’s cultures and differing perspectives and to achieve full educational and personal potential in a constantly changing world. • Students should have a clear understanding that knowledge. Objectives • Students will develop the knowledge and skills necessary for a successful post-secondary education. OBJECTIVES. • Students will become holistic thinkers who are knowledgeable. and honesty are the fundamentals for future success. • A community that encourages self development and lifelong learning benefits both the individual and the global community as a whole. academic excellence and belief in the importance of a well-rounded education. hard work. . excellence. will be further developed in support of its learning programs. we integrate the academic curriculum with the development of life-long skills. • Bridging the gap between a child’s potential and his/her actual achievement is our constant challenge and commitment. Beliefs • Each student deserves an excellent academic education. attitudes and values required of responsible citizens in a global community. JKS PHILOSOPHY.1.

To this end the organization works with schools. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active.2. . BELIEFS The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring. knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people.2 IB PHILOSOPHY. governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. can also be right. with their differences. OBJECTIVES.

Elham Al Fadli. Members of the following Associations: Council of International Schools (CIS) European Council of International Schools (ECIS) International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools (NESA) Association for Supervision in Curriculum Development (ASCD) National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) Overseas Association for College Admission Counseling (OACAC) Senior Management Team: Mrs. Head of Upper School.edu. 407 Mrs. ext. Head of School. ext. ext. Karin Holloran-Alghamdy. Executive Director. Head of Primary School. ext. Administration Manager-Boys Section.O. 113 Mrs. Zainab Ibrahim. 131 Mr. Yasmin Suliman. 210 Mr. ext.sa School’s Email: School Accreditation: Council of International Schools (CIS) New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) Commission on American and International Schools Abroad (CAISA) Advancing Excellence in Education (advancED) North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI) International Baccalaureate (IB) World School: JKS is the first IB Continuum School is the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia authorized to offer the three IB Programmes: Primary Years Programme (PYP). 141 Mrs. 101 Dr. Box 7180 Zip Code 21462 Jeddah. Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme (DP). Deputy Head of Primary-Boys Section.2. Nicholette Marillier. ext. Joseph Castillejo.edu. 204 School’s Logo . Ahmad Rasheed.sa Website Address: www. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Telephone: (00966) 2 691-7367 / 662-0174 / 2568231 Fax: (00966) 2 691-3974 jksinfo@jks. Connie Weiner.jks. Deputy Head of School ext. 307 Mrs.3 SCHOOL PROFILE School Name: Address: Jeddah Knowledge International School P. ext. Administration Manager.


The school was granted authorization for the Diploma Programme (DP) in May 2010 and the Primary Years Programme (PYP) in June 2010 making JKS the first IB Continuum School in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and one of the five schools in the Middle East and the Gulf Region to be authorized to offer the three IB Programmes: PYP. The facilities include the following: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 40000 sqm. PYP. MYP. its highly effective administrative team. and a well-rounded environment catering to all aspects of our students' needs. Snacks. Our academic staff comprises of qualified. SCHOOL DESCRIPTION Jeddah Knowledge International School (JKS).2. and IB examinations. JKS is the first private school in Jeddah to be accredited by the Advancing Excellence in Education (advancED) / North Cenrtal Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI). and Drinks 100% Broadband Internet Connection for every computer • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 3 School Libraries 2 School Clinics Nursery Room 2 Design Technology Rooms 1 Music Rooms 2 Drama Rooms 5 Play Areas 2 Uniform Rooms 4 Art Rooms 2 Meeting Rooms 1 Social Counselor Room 2 Costume Rooms 2 Staff Lounges Students’ Lounge 46 Professional and Support Staff Rooms Smart Boards and Computers in every classroom • 20 Specialist Subject Rooms . Our academic program strives towards Academic Excellence and it covers the American and International Baccalaureate standards of learning. JKS is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). and dedicated teachers representing fourteen nationalities.5. JKS is authorized by the Saudi Ministry of Education to offer International Education. Our facilities were built according to international specifications. in addition to our in-house workshops run by qualified consultants. Students will be offered the American Diploma and be prepared for the SAT I. It is the first private Saudi school in the Kingdom authorized to implement the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP). supervised by our Heads of Departments. experienced. first established in 1996. The school provides maximum opportunities for continued professional development through IB workshops worldwide. SAT II. Land Area 113 classrooms 15m Covered Swimming Pool 2 Huge Air-Conditioned Basketball Courts 2 Fully Equipped Gymnasiums Multi-Purpose Auditorium 4 Computer Laboratories 7 Specialist Science Laboratories 3 Mosques & Washing Areas 1 Academic and College Counselor Room 4 Monitor Rooms 1 Workshop Room 4 Resource Rooms 1 Sand Room 3 Cafeterias serving Meals. MYP and DP. and Subject Coordinators. is recognized in Saudi Arabia for its unwavering dedication to academic excellence. The building is fully airconditioned and equipped with security cameras throughout the classrooms and campus. DP. Additionally. Furthermore. low teacher-student ratio.

103 Health Services Health Concerns Inquiries When Your Child is not Feeling Well Your Child’s Regular Medications School Nurse Tel. 131 ext. 691-7367 / 662-0174 / 256-8231 ext. No. No. Overdue Books School Librarian (Preschool-G5) Library (G6-11) Tel. 691-7367 ext. 411 ext. 241 ext. 101 / 125 Administrative Team Admissions Inquiries Executive Director (through School Secretary ) Head of School Deputy Head of School Administration Manager Head of Upper School Head of Primary School Deputy Head of Primary School Deputy Head of Primary – Boys Section DP Coordinator MYP Coordinator PYP Coordinator Subject Coordinators for Upper School Math Coordinator G1-G5 English Coordinator for G1-G5 English Coordinator for Preschool Arabic Coordinator for Preschool Tel. 104 ext. 307 ext. 120 ext. 210 ext. 130 ext. 407 ext. 233 ext. No. 107 Library Library Hours Inquiries. 128 ext. 132 ext. 691-7367 ext. No. 108 ext. 113 ext. 404 ext.6 SCHOOL DIRECTORY AND EMERGENCY NUMBERS General Information Inquiries about School Events Urgent Messages for Student or Teachers Inquiries about attendance Reception Personnel Tel. 106 School Fees Inquiries Business Manager / School Cashier Admission Personnel Business Manager Tel. 141 ext. No.2. 311 Ext. Connie Wainer Karin Alghamdy Nicholette Marillier Susan Abduljawad Tarek Khodo 050-363-1633 055-376-4037 050-353-6315 053-136-6666 . 691-7367 / 662-0174 / 256-8231 ext. 400 Head of School Head of Primary School Head of Upper School HR Personnel Maintenance Manager Emergency Contacts Dr. 691-7367 / 662-0174 / 256-8231 ext.

7 SCHOOL HOURS The daily schedule is as follows: Grade Level Pre-Primary (Preschool) 1st to 2nd Grades 3rd. and as such we remain open minded.We firmly believe in educational partnerships and urge our parents to encourage lifelong learning by being involved in their child’s education and to nurture the desire to inquire and be a critical thinker. As educators. 2. and flexible from year to year in our learning programs that pursue excellence. adaptable. and 5th Grades 6th – 11th Grades Arrival 7:45 AM 7:40 AM 7:30 AM 7:20 AM Dismissal 1:00 PM 2:00 PM 2:30 PM 2:45 PM . we recognize that we empower today’s young people. 4th.

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.13 VISAS/IQAMAS The Human Resource Personnel will outline the procedures related to obtaining the necessary visas. Teachers should not reveal or discuss any internal policies or discuss any issues with parents/students. 2. she should: a. c. 3. 2. b. and other school activities. Tutoring should not start before 5:00 p. except materials issued to the student – e. The materials provided to teachers by the school must not be used for private fee-for-service tutoring. d. A teacher intending to conduct private tutoring should file a request for approval from the Executive Director.9 COMMUNICATION JKS employees must use their JKS email addresses for any school communication and are requested to check it daily. meetings. g.10 TUTORING 1. 2. 2. c. or Executive Director before being sent out. b. textbook. understand the implications of the Conflict of Interest policy. 2. All fund raising must be approved by the Board or the School Owner and it must be utilized in community service activities or for the purchase of additional library materials.11 FUND RAISING It is against the school policy for students to collect money through school-sponsored events for personal gain. understand the need for high ethical and professional standards. Tutoring shall not take place in any of the school’s facilities. Coordinators.12 SCHOOL LETTERHEAD All school correspondences that use the school letterhead must be approved by the Department Heads. Hence. No teacher is permitted to tutor a child in her class or grade level. iqamas and any other necessary legal documents required. understand and accept all liabilities that may result from any tutoring arrangement. No private tutoring should conflict with school events. e.2.g. A teacher who decides to tutor must understand that what he/she does so as a private contractor and not as an agent of JKS. Teachers are not allowed to tutor more than two (2) students. f.m. The following rules should also be observed: a. The Tutoring must occur outside of school working hours and workdays.

diploma. is an important document to carry at all times. 2. The Iqama must be carried at all times because Saudi law requires that the employee submits his/her passport to the HRP immediately upon reporting to work. Stamped documents from the employees’ embassy (e. The law further requires that.2. The employee will need to carry this letter at all times. 2. The Iqama is valid for one year. If the employee is hired locally and wants to transfer sponsorship to JKS. A letter from the current employer stating that he/she is granting permission for the transfer of sponsorship b. When the employee needs to travel outside the Kingdom. that the passport be submitted to the employer. the following documents must be submitted: a. 2. for the Iqama to be carried at all times. the passport will be retained by the Human Resource Office. The Human Resource Personnel will keep track of the validity date of the visa but it is advisable to ask for the corresponding Gregorian date to schedule employee’s own visa.1 Visit Visas The validity of a visit visa is usually one month.13. in return the Iqama will be submitted to the HRP. Re-entry into the Kingdom will then be under another employer’s sponsorship. and other relevant certificates) .g.3 Renewing /Issuing Passports In renewing the employee’s passport or issuing a new one for a family member. An appropriate travel letter which is issued through the HR.13. as per Saudi Arabian law. It must be renewed one month before its expiry date. It is a requirement. The HR Office will exchange the Iqama card for the passport. The passport will be used for registration and the application of the Iqama (resident permit).4 Transfer of Sponsorship JKS’s policy regarding the transfer of sponsorship to another employer in the Kingdom is as follows: • • If the employee is hired on a JKS visa. upon returning to work after travelling. The HR Office will issue a letter indicating that the school is in the process of renewing it. the sponsorship is not transferrable. A medical report c.13. the HR Office will need to transfer the Iqama information to the new passport before an exit/re-entry visa can be issued.2 Working Visas/Iqama Once a working visa is issued. The HR Office will start the process of renewing the visit visa one week before the expiry date.13. the passport will be returned two days before the travel date and. 6 passport size photographs e. The employee needs to submit both the old and the new passport for this process. Two letters of intent addressed to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and Office of Labor (OL) d.

The employee needs to ensure that there are no traffic violation fines before trying to get an exit/re-entry visa.13.15 EXIT/RE-ENTRY VISAS Only the HR Office can apply for an Exit/Re-entry visas. The employee needs to personally submit his/her passport and Iqama copies to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.16 FINAL EXIT VISA Upon termination of the employee’s contract. He/she will be informed if the HR Office needs additional photos. . 2.13.14 VISITOR’S VISAS FOR RELATIVES JKS’s policy regarding staff members who would like to apply for a visitor’s visa for relatives is as follows: • • • • • The employee can seek help from the HR Office to complete the visa application via the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.6 Photographs The employee is requested to supply six photos of him/herself together with his/her own family if they are also passport holders. The employee needs to inform the HR 20 days before the expected travel date.5 Marital Status The following documents must be submitted to the HR Office once the employee’s contract stipulates a married status which allows his/her own family to join him/her: • • • Qualification documents Marriage certificate Birth certificates of children 2. 2. If the visiting relative is under age. While the application is in process. The HR will arrange for the necessary signatures from the Prince’s office. The employee needs to ensure that there is no any traffic violation ticket before trying to get a final exit visa. Once the visa is approved.2. the employee cannot travel outside the country. If the employee does not cancel the valid visa one month in advance. 2. a SR 1000 penalty for the employees account will be incurred. During the process. The relative will complete the process in the Saudi Embassy in his/her country where the visa will be issued. the employee will surrender his/her Iqama to the HR. This number needs to be sent to his/her relative. the HR will start the process of issuing a final exit visa one month before the expected date of leaving. a visa number will be given to the employee. The status of the application can be viewed on this website. a written letter is required from parents/guardians granting permission for the child to travel by him/herself. and the HR in turn will issue a letter that must be carried by the employee at all times.

18. having a visit visa. 2. father. proof of the relationship will be required. . He can drive a rented car or one of the school’s cars once issued an authorization letter by the school. is allowed to drive a car using his International or Gulf States Driving License.19 ISSUING OF A MOBILE NUMBER A Saudi mobile sim card can be issued after the procurement of the Iqama. the employee can seek assistance from the HR for the issue of a driver’s license. If the employee wishes to drive a car. 2. he should obtain an authorization letter from the car owner. or grandfather or taxi driver. The HR can help. brother. It is also against the law for a woman to be inside a car or in a public place with a man not her husband.2. by getting forms and requirements from the embassy and by sending all the prepared documents to the embassy for processing. upon the request of the employee and/or the coordinator. it is the responsibility of the employee or the coordinator to prepare all the required documentation. 2. The following documents are required: • A letter of authorization signed by the Management • The home country Driving License with an Arabic translation • The required blood and eye tests • Clearance report from the traffic office The request for any assistance should be submitted to the HRP at least three days in advance. which he does not own or does not belong to the school. 2.2 Driving on a Working Visa After an Iqama has been issued. There is no need for an authorization letter from JKS.1 Driving on a Visit Visa Male employee.17 VISA FOR OTHER COUNTRIES When the school has to send an employee outside the Kingdom for training or other school trips. 2.3 Females and Driving Females are not allowed to drive in accordance with Saudi law. he may take the new employee to one of the Al-Jawal or Mobily centers to apply for a prepaid sim card.18.18 DRIVER’S LICENSE The following procedures will apply if the employee is obliged to drive a car or if he wishes to drive his own. Please note that females are not allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia as it is prohibited by the law.18. uncle. If confronted by the police. If the school driver is available.

2. The school will provide the employee with a letter which confirms that he/she is currently employed at Jeddah Knowledge International School (JKS).22 PURCHASING/RENTING A CAR The purchasing/renting of a car can be done after the employee has received his Iqama. the employee is required to fill out the application form for opening a bank account at the Saudi Hollandi Bank. he/she needs to give the account number (by filling out a form) to the HR Office. The school will issue the necessary letters that the employee may need.21 OPENING A BANK ACCOUNT Once the Iqama has been issued. If the employee prefers to open an account at any another bank. he/she will shoulder the monthly bank charges for the transfer of salary into that particular account. He/she takes full responsibility for the shipping and not the school.2. JKS will provide a letter for submission to the Traffic Office. The school then will deposit the employee’s salary into his/her account. It is also the responsibility of the employee to inform the HR of all the required papers or information required by the renting or purchasing company to avoid any delays. If the employee has an existing bank account at the Saudi Hollandi Bank. 2. The HR Office will in turn inform the Accounting Department. The attestation is the responsibility of the employee.20 SHIPPING OF PERSONAL BELONGINGS The Iqama must be produced when the employee wishes to ship his/her personal belongings. The letter needs to be attested by the Chamber of Commerce. .

2 Induction and Orientation Objectives (in schedule) • To provide teachers with information regarding the school’s philosophy and goals • To expose teachers to effective classroom techniques and classroom management and programmes implemented in the school. concepts to be taught. . Induction introduces teachers to the school’s philosophy. and the process for referrals • To provide a support system for new teachers • To provide teachers with appropriate workshops and training • To discuss the appraisal system • To discuss the daily operations of each department . INDUCTION WEEK 3. 3.2. daily operations. mentor teacher. Inductee . objectives and beliefs.2 ORIENTATION AND INDUCTION OBJECTIVES 3. • • • 3.2.1 What is orientation and induction? Induction and orientation is a structured process that must begin one or two weeks before the first day of school.This team is composed of the Head of Department.) • To explain methods of assessment and methods used to evaluate students’ progress • To provide information about mentor duties and criteria • To provide teacher information regarding student support services.An organized programme of activities to support the teacher through the school system. Its purpose is to: • • Promote participation.A teacher who meets the position requirements and is chosen to be responsible for implementing the induction activities as listed in the Teacher Orientation and Induction Programme Handbook.g. PYP or MYP or DP Coordinator. understanding. curriculum subject content and expectations. climate. Induction Team . Provide teachers with information regarding the programs implemented in the school. culture. Mentor .A teacher new to Jeddah Knowledge International School. The process is supportive.The job of this team is to ensure that the inductee is aware of the school system and is comfortable in applying it. and the inductee. pedagogy.3. their purpose and objectives. and commitment to the school’s philosophy and programs. and instructive. etc. and classroom routines • To familiarize teachers with the school programme’s and documents (e. pedagogy.1 INDUCTION WEEK DEFINITIONS • Orientation and Induction Programme . daily operations. and policies. Subject Coordinators. informative. classroom routines and effective classroom management through informative workshops.

3. policies. areas of interaction leader or a subject coordinator. monitor the progress of new teachers as professionals. a grade level leader.3 MENTOR RESPONSIBILITIES A mentor at JKS may be considered a long standing JKS staff member. and assist new faculty members to become effective teachers Meet with the inductee in a minimum of once a week for the first six weeks of school to discuss concerns and teaching strategies Establish rapport with the inductee Aid the inductee in identifying immediate needs and concerns Assist the inductee with organization and management of classroom routines Discuss and help to implement acceptable methods of student discipline Suggest ways to plan for instruction and lesson planning Guide the inductee in school policies and procedures Orient the inductee to available resources in the school Outline methods of communication with students and parents Provide peer assistance through class observations and feedback Recommend areas for further in-service experience for inductee Review student assessment procedures Participate in the evaluation of the Teacher Induction Programme When requested. Responsibilities of the mentor are as follows: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Work with new teachers in a peer relationship in order to orient the new teacher.4 INDUCTEE RESPONSIBILITIES Inductee will • Meet with the mentor on a weekly basis for the first six weeks of school • Communicate the needs and concerns to the mentor • Be receptive to ideas and recommendations of the mentor • Observe mentor in teaching situations and /or other teachers recommended by the mentor and/or Head of Department • Become familiar with school philosophy. and procedures • Attend in-service programs as recommended by induction teams . observe the teacher’s teaching and provide feedback and/or invite inductee to observe a mentor 3. provide support and suggestions.

teaching staff will be assigned during the student arrival time to facilitate the entry of students into the school. 4. Staff should be warm and friendly. Schedules will be drawn up informing all staff of their location during the first day of school. setting the tone for a positive atmosphere. teachers should double check their class lists to ensure that all the names are listed. Any missing items should be replaced before the first day.1 First Thing in the Morning All teaching and non . The staff’s cooperation is essential in assisting parents and students. • All staff should have their name tags on. • All staff should report for school early on the first two days to assist in either department as needed. Grades 6 – 11: Students will be directed to their classrooms from Entrance No. Non . Grades 4 and 5 Girls: Students will report directly to basketball court 2. Grade 2: Students will report directly to basketball court 1. that each student has books and supplies in the classroom. 4. Homeroom teaching staff will be in the assembly area. Staff should be aware that some students may be crying or upset and they should be patient and help ease the transition into the first day of school. parents and assist homeroom teachers. on the first two days and should proceed with their belongings to either their homeroom or to the staff room. • Staff should be in their assigned area by no later than 7:10 a.1. 2 . the school has laid out plans to be followed.m. Grade 3: Students will report directly to basketball court 1. SCHOOL PROCEDURES 4. Prior to the first day.4. • All staff must be at school by 7:00 a. and that the classroom has enough desks and chairs. Grade 1: Students will report directly to basketball court 2.1.2 First Day Assembly Points Preprimary Department: Students will report directly to their allocated classrooms. In order to make this day go smoothly for everyone.1 FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL The first day of school can be trying for both the students and the teachers alike.m.teaching and support staff will be assigned areas around the school to assist students. Grades 4 and 5 Boys: Students will report directly to Gym 1.

4. • Assist parents and / or students in locating their names on class lists and finding their teachers.3 Administrators’ Responsibilities All administration staff will have class lists. Preparation of the Assembly Location Name List Preparation Administrators will post class lists on different bulletin boards throughout the building. 4. closest to the assembly points.4 Homeroom Teacher’s Responsibilities in the Assembly Area (PYP only) • Mark off who has arrived. Administrators should ensure that these students are taken care of and reassured on their first day. • Instruct the students where to sit and place their bags next them.4 Assembly Point Preparation 4. Each desk will have the following: • • • • the class list a pencil to mark attendance the box of student ID tags Mats will be put down for the younger students to sit on. Note: There will be many new students at school and they will not know what to do or where to go. Administrators are expected to: • Assist students who may have come without parents to find the assembly location. • Assist in finding the classes of the students who may not be on a class list by escorting them to the Registration Department. Upper school students will be directed to the class lists located at their new classrooms.4.2 For Teachers Assembling in the Classrooms Each classroom will have the following: • the class list • a pencil to mark attendance • the box of student ID tags • games or other activities for the pre-primary students 4. and the arrival duty roster for teachers with them at all times. the arrival and departure times. 4.4.1. • Put the student’s ID badge on each student. *Each homeroom teacher should have the following: • Class list • Arrival and departure schedule . • Assist in taking the names of the students who may not have ID card and reporting their names to Database so ID cards can be made.4.1 For Teachers Assembling in the Basketball Areas Desks will be set up in rows with the grade / section visible.

classroom rules and expectations should be explained as well as the introduction of simple housekeeping routines such as: • • • • • • • where to leave their bags where to put their lunch boxes where to hand in their homework each day where to hand in their homework diaries each day what goes into the blue cubbyholes what to put into their desks what the portfolio drawers are for Teachers should also show the students the nearest bathroom and water coolers.6 Staff Assembling in the Basketball Courts/Gym (PYP only) Once most of the students have arrived. 4. 4.5. Teachers should pass out the homework diaries and parent/student handbooks to each child. do not hesitate to send him / her to the nurse. after reminding them of the dismissal times and locations. students are unfamiliar with the school and classroom procedures. the Head of Primary or Deputy Head will thank the parents and ask them to leave. Please request these from the supervisor immediately. The Head of Primary or Deputy Head will then ask the classes to stand and proceed directly to the classrooms. introductions should take place among the students and teachers.1.m. Make sure your students are feeling safe and secure in their new environment by having some age appropriate ice . even though they will not all be sent home the first day of school.5 Specialist Staff • Specialist staff will either be assigned to a homeroom teacher to assist or will be assigned to greet students and parents in specific locations along the way.4.5.• • Student IDs Adjusted timetable for the first day(s) of school 4.1 PYP Once teachers have returned to their classrooms.1. If a student feels sick or upset. Administrative Staff will remain in the basketball court and gym until 9:30 a.2 MIDDLE/UPPER SCHOOLS During the first week of school. some fun activities to work with.1. Remind students continuously about policies and classroom procedures.breaking activities in place. They should also have the students sign for their books.5 What to do Inside the Classroom 4. Any student who has been newly added to the class list may not have books. 4. to assist the students who arrive late at school and direct them to their classes.4.1. and for the younger grades.1. Form Tutor Responsibilities Teachers must have the following: • Class lists . Toward the middle of the day.

Grade 1 and 2 students are dismissed from outside play area 1.8 Dismissal Routines Pre-primary students are dismissed from their classrooms.2 MIDDLE/UPPER SCHOOLS Teachers need to do the following before students leave on the first day.6 Attendance Check 4. 4.1. • • • • • Tidy up the classrooms Re-arrange any furniture that was moved Shut down the computer and turn off the projector Ensure that all students have left before the teacher leaves Turn off the lights 4.• • Student Planners Textbooks Issue Form Note: Teachers must ensure that all students sign for the receipt of all textbooks and Student Planners. If you find that you have a missing student. please inform one of the supervisors to immediately assist you. On the first day.6.2 MIDDLE/UPPER SCHOOLS Teachers must take the first day attendance using the Administrators’ Plus (AP) Web during the morning registration period. .1.1. 4.1. 4.6.1 PYP Teachers are advised to take attendance at the end of each break to make sure the students have all returned to the right classrooms. (a list will be provided from the Head of the Department) • Clean up the classroom with the students.1. Subject teachers must ensure that all students are present for their lessons and must immediately report any missing students to the Division Head. • Take the name tags back from students and keep them in the classroom.7. Grade 3.1.1 PYP Teachers need to do the following before students leave on the first day.7. This is especially important for teachers who have students who are new to the school. parent / student hand book. and other books that the grade level requires the students to take home. • Walk students to the dismissal area. and 5 girls are dismissed from outside play area 2. 4. • Ensure that students have packed their homework diary.7 What to do at the End of the First Day 4.1. teachers must discuss amongst others: • • • • School and classroom rules Learning expectations Code of Conduct Academic Honesty policy 4.

bathrooms that are nearest to their classrooms. Supervisors will come by to double check the attendance. 4. canteens. Grades 6 – 11 are dismissed from classrooms and move to the outside play area 2. 4. students will place their Homework Diary and homework in the designated bins. where the Homeroom Teacher/Form Tutor records absent students and places it in the absentee box outside the classroom doors. Take your class on a school tour sometime during the first few days. . Teachers will remain with their class until all students are fetched. the playgrounds and dismissal areas.2 DAILY ROUTINE 4. we will only use the manual attendance system. It may be best to go with the class of a teacher who is familiar with the layout of the school. nannies. new students are unfamiliar with school and classroom procedures and returning students may need a gentle reminder.Grade 4 and 5 boys are dismissed from the boys’ outside play area. swimming pool. This will help set the tone for the classroom for the remainder of the year and will assist with establishing a well – disciplined class. teachers will move to the computerized attendance system. the teacher who has each class during the last period of the day will walk the students to the dismissal area. For the first few weeks. Any concerns must be immediately addressed so that supervisors can pick them up and deliver them to the relevant Head. or drivers come to pick them up. with the exception of the Pre-Primary and Middle/Upper school students. the staff on duty will stay with the remaining students. the relevant library. Students should be kept in lines and not allowed to run around and play in order to quickly locate the students when their parents. Remind students continuously about the school routines and rules.2.2. the supervisor’s office.2. will check the Homework Diaries for any correspondence from parents.1 Before Class Begins First thing in the morning. Administrators and teachers are assigned to morning duty. All homeroom teachers/Form Tutor must meet their students and escort them to the classroom. Note: Once the class lists are settled. Homeroom teachers/Form Tutors.2. line the students up in rows with their bags. The following areas are the most important places to go to: prayer room.1 Inside the Classroom during the First Week of School During the first week of school. with the assistance of the Arabic or religion teacher (for PYP classes).2.2. If a few students are left beyond the time.2 After the First Period Daily attendance will be taken every morning. gym and basketball courts. Students will line up by class and will sing the Saudi National Anthem before going to class. 4. clinic. For all grades. Please read the Homework Diary policy so you will be familiar with the expectations around the Homework Diary/Student Planner. 4.2 The Beginning of the Day Students will assemble in the outdoor play areas until the bell rings for first period. and have them sit in lines. the Head of the Department’s office.

All teachers must attend the assemblies. In order to ensure that our students will behave during assembly time. escort them to the dismissal area. books. you are expected to stand in the aisle next to . teachers need to instruct their students to put their Homework Diaries/Student Planners.4 Addressing Colleagues or Parents: All staff and parents must address each other by Mrs.3. booklets. Administrators and teachers are assigned to dismissal duties. Please refer to the Employee Handbook p. We want students to be in rows and easily found by their mothers or nannies. should accompany that sheet. An assembly schedule is available. Students are not allowed to wander around or play on the equipment. Students must be walked to and from specialist classes. If you are not a form tutor in the MYP or DP. along with any stationery items they will need to do their homework.3 End of the Day (PYP) At the end of the day. A teacher will be assigned the responsibility to get this work downstairs each day by 2:00 pm each day and to return it to the classrooms the following morning if it was not picked up by the parent. Books. 4. In most cases. the parents send the driver to pick up the work that was missed during their child’s absence. etc.1 Absence (Staff Members) – If you are sick or will be absent from school.3. 4.2.3. however when an important assembly is called. There will be other times. 4. please contact the Head of your Department Head to inform him/her by no later than 7:00 am for organization and replacement.5 Assembly: Assembly will be held once a week in the PYP and once a month in the MYP and DP.3 TEACHER’S GENERAL INFORMATION 4.3. Before leaving the classroom: • • • tidy up the classroom turn off all electrical equipment turn off the lights Note: Teachers will not leave the classroom if students are still inside. Line up students and when the bell rings. papers. Please be reminded that not all books will be sent home each day.3.2 Absent Student’s Worksheet: A form is filled by all teachers when a student is absent.2. 4.3 Accompanying Students: Younger students must be accompanied by a staff member if they are going to the nurse. Teachers are expected to line their students’ classroom up into rows in the dismissal area and remain with their class until all but a few students have gone home. The work sheet should be left with the receptionist. 4. only the books needed for homework. or Miss or Mr. and exercise books into their bags. teachers must stand with their classes and not at the back of the auditorium.4 for further details.4.

Homeroom teachers in the lower grades will take attendance. The chain of command is clearly stated in your job description.3. unpack their bags. you should review mental math which includes calendars such as days of the week.3. JKS documents which include any written document or CDs such as curriculum planning.3. months.7 Cell Phones: The use of cell phones is strictly prohibited in the classrooms and school hallways. About every other week the students will have a book report or book summary for homework on their class library book. syllabus breakdown etc.a row where no teacher is present. Teachers are encouraged to develop their own class library by bringing in books that relate to what is being taught in the Unit of Inquiry.6 Attendance Checking: The Form Tutors in the upper grades first period and homeroom teachers in the lower grades are required to take attendance using the Administrators’ Plus Web during the registration period.12 Confidentiality: According to your employment contracts. about current campaigns. or the learner profile.3. Teachers are expected to sing nursery rhymes and other age appropriate songs or do finger plays. 4. Assemblies should be kept simple. Teachers are given a schedule that indicates the days that circle time takes place and which language the circle time will be conducted in. 4.18) 4. class list from Administrator Plus Database).11 Circle Time – Circle time is held in the indoor play areas. etc. . Students misbehaving during assembly are to be taken out of line and will be asked to stand away from their class next to an administrator. Assemblies should be a direct reflection on learning taking place in the classrooms. 4. Please monitor your class coming in and leaving the assembly and during assembly time.9 Class Library: Grades 1-5 classrooms will get a block book loan from the library. PYP only) 4.3.8 Chain of Command: All staff members are required to follow the proper channels and chain of command. 4. They can be used only in the staff room/lounge during break time.3. Do not change the order of your class list. Staff will be informed prior to the drill and instructed as to their responsibilities.e. These will remain in the classroom and will rotate at the end of each quarter.10 Class List: Teachers need to ensure that their class lists have the correct spelling by comparing them to the given list from the Admission Personnel (i. (On a daily basis. (Chain of Command Emp. remain the property of the school and cannot be shared or given to other schools. all teachers are requested to keep school matters confidential. It is totally prohibited to discuss school issues with friends or parents or at any social gathering.3. 4.3. 4.14 Drills: We will conduct Emergency Drills throughout the year.3. Lists are alphabetized according to the Arabic alphabet.13 Daily Routines: Ask students to follow daily routines. 4. handin their Homework Diary and homework in designated boxes. All phones should be kept on silent or vibrating mode during school hours. The PYP librarian will explain the process of rotating out the books.

All staff are requested to adhere to this policy and should be on duty on time. Please try not to be too negative in your notes. Human Resource Office. (Please refer to SCHADMIN-69 Responding to Parents' Concerns in the Homework Diary. 4.20 Homework: Homework slips must be issued on Saturdays. You are expected to respond to every note in the homework diary. food and drinks are not allowed in the classrooms with the exception of bottled water. and natural disaster drills are scheduled in each term.3. All students should walk in line.21 Homework Diary: a.15 Duty Procedures: Please refer to the Emp-12 Duty Procedures in your Employee Handbook. Remember to follow the homework slip and not to add any additional tasks. a “thank-you" and your name is fine. fire exits. d. If you . get a coordinator or Head to help you.) g. sad. You should not write notes to parents on the lines that the homework is stapled on as parents will not see the note.16 Emergency Plan is available for all staff in the school library. f.19 Hallway Duty: You are expected to follow up on the students in the hall ways. and hands behind their backs.3. 4. Coordinators will supervise homework slips. neutral) put up on the top of the white board (on the wall. Any note that is lengthy must be typed and seen by the Head of Department so that she is informed in case the parent calls.3.3. b. If it is a simple comment by the parent. c. only exception) before the first week of school. 4. Notes that are simple and a line or two may be handwritten.4. Fire drills. 4. no talking. Teachers must ensure that parents are sign the Homework Diary/Student Planner on a daily basis. We expect every teacher to be a role model for students. 4.18 Gum: Chewing gum is strictly prohibited for both teachers and students. e. etc. Begin each response with Dear Parents. Teachers must use blue or black ink in the Homework Diary/Student Planner. If you are unsure or hesitant. and professional language must be used at all times. Students may not eat or drink in the hallways.3. Additionally. 4. All staff members are encouraged to be familiar with the fire procedures.17 Grades 1-2 Classrooms: Grade 1 and 2 classrooms need to have the words Yes/No and three smiley faces (happy. terrorist drills. Only students with hall passes are allowed in the hallways during lesson time. and the school’s main administrative offices. You should write on the designated lines and date your note so we can keep track of when it was written. You are responsible for correcting any misbehavior. These are made and should be with the Resource Room person-in-charge.3.3.

3.3. You can use felt tip only on photocopies.3.need a longer response and there is no room to write it. 4. but simply marked for obvious errors. Nuzha in the PYP and Mrs. some topics are tied in with a lesson that you can use.) 4. to have your photograph taken. 4. Keep comments positive and remember to write a question to the student that can be answered later. to see which house she belongs to. Check students’ work in red ball point pen. They will go out twice a week. Put a .3. 4. summer — red.22 House System: The House System divides all students and staff (with the exception of the Senior Management Team) into four houses spring — green. and conservation. activities are planned and students and staff divide up into the four houses to participate in assigned activities. if possible.3. writing or news book / journal entries may be marked in green. Mistakes should be underlined or circled and students are given an opportunity to correct their own mistakes. The purpose of the House System is to help promote unity among students and staff four times a year when the school holds House Unity days.23 Identification Cards (ID): All staff members are requested to wear their ID Cards at all times during the first two weeks while at school or when representing the school during outside events. Teachers are requested to purchase a House color shirt from the uniform room before the Quarter 1 House Assembly. Journal entries should also be reflective of the campaigns on the school calendar and important issues such as plagiarism. Teachers are requested to take their photos for their ID during the induction. The Head of Primary and the English Coordinator will meet with individual grade levels to go over the procedures for each grade. it should be typed and seen by the Head.S. Anyone new to the school will be assigned to a house and can see Mrs. Anything that you grade must be initialed. These are not graded per se.24 Journal Writing: Journal writing/news book entries should be completed at least twice a week in the lower grades and once a week in the upper grades. and winter — blue. On these days. bullying. teachers must re-explain and ensure that the correct answers are written in. Nadia in the MYP and DP.26 Marking Student’s Work: A full marking policy is listed in the Employee Manual. These are just a few things to keep in mind that may or may not be covered: a.25 Leveled Readers: Leveled readers for grades 1-5 will begin during the third or fourth week of school. If the student cannot get the correct answer on the page. (Please refer to policy SCHADMIN-49 Leveled Reader for more details. 4. We do not use crosses (x) at J. House shirts will be worn on these days. Most weeks. Green ink should be used for comments. b. Any teacher who has children in the school will be put into the same house as her children. not in workbooks or booklets as the ink bleeds through and makes the back page messy. Proceed to Database. Please mention this when checking for your house so we can ensure you are put together. autumn — yellow.K.

31 Punctuality: It is anticipated that members of staff will always be punctual for school and school events.30 Projects and Art: Individual and group projects and art should be clearly labeled with the student's name. class. Students are not allowed inside the photocopy room. Teachers should be in school by 7:15 . Pay attention to students who have obviously not gotten a particular concept. Teachers may use alternate games. however.3. 4. Post it notes on the top of the pages are a great way to help you remember what needs to be checked.28 Photocopy Room – The photocopy room is on the 1st floor behind the IT Coordinator’s office. All projects and art should be 2D or 3D. you must be very aware of their handwriting and draw their attention to incorrectly formed letters or untidy presentation. (Did you like the cookies that your mom made? Who was your favorite character in the story?) d. You will be asked to fill in a requisition slip for requested photocopying and to wait for the appropriate time for your books or worksheets to be copied. the students should be playing organized games. 4. Please complete at home. Please try your best not to write negative comments on their work and if you do. If projects/art work cannot be stored in the classrooms.3. on students work especially at the beginning of the year. Do not hand back work that has not been checked. c. call the student up and gently explain what he/she needs to work on.3. see your Head about setting up a storage room. and section. Please abide with the rules. pay attention to your own handwriting and make sure that you are writing legibly and forming your letters correctly.) If at all possible. 4. and the education link or objective. (Please write more neatly. It is your responsibility to make sure that all work is checked. 4. A separate list of suggested games will be submitted to teachers by the Pre-Primary Coordinator. You must stay on top of your marking and get it done within two (2) days. A coordinator must sign photocopy slips before your copies will be made.27 Pastoral Care: All Form Teachers in the MYP and DP must stand with their classes during morning line up. e.29 Play Time – When teachers assigned to play time in the basketball court or gym. you must use the word please first.3.3. These projects will not be sent home until after the exhibition in the spring. 4. Likewise. Do a quick uniform check. they will need extra help. Ensure that students are quiet. a star or smiley face.positive comment. Walk with students to their homerooms for morning registration and attendance taking. Pay attention to students who are absent and have done work at home and students who have turned in homework late. Outdoor and indoor play areas are for “free” play time. You should always respond to any student’s writing by asking a question about their writing. In every piece of student’s work. students may not just run around without a purpose.

3. inter office memos. Quarterly revision sheets for language and mathematics will be posted online.36 Spiral Stairs: Students are not allowed to use the central spiral staircase. Books are also available in the Resource Room. Practice it frequently and encourage the children to see the shape of the word using blocks on the board so they can see tall letters and letters that descend. 4. when the specialist teacher is expected to collect his/her class from the break area.3. grade level meetings.3. 4. 4.40 Student Discipline: Teachers are expected to be role models. Plan ahead so that you have the sheets on time and we are not scrambling at the last minute.3. Ask students to close their eyes and picture the words in their mind. Find the phonic rule (if there is one). there are easels for students to paint. 4. and clean up in the afternoons.3. 4.37 Staff Filing Cabinet – A filing cabinet in the photocopy room contains absentee forms.3. The only time this does not apply is after a break. In addition to using the sand as a teaching tool or play time. If you are late or absent you should refer to the Database Personnel office. You will find important notes.35 Specialist Classes: Homeroom teachers need to walk their classes to all specialist rooms. 4. Have them pay attention to each letter. supply requisition forms. 4.3. These forms are also available in the blue teacher files.34 See-Cover-Write-Check Method: We are focusing on the SEE — COVER — WRITE — CHECK method in the lower grades. papers. Teachers who have morning duty must ensure that they are in school on time for the duty. or educational literature to read. . photocopy forms. 4. It is expected that all staff will be punctual for all lessons and other school activities.38 Staff Lounge The PYP staff lounge is located just above the stairs by the elevator area.a. and brushes each morning. and other forms for use. or as a place to relax.3. 4. All teachers will take turns assisting in the set up of paints.32 Revision Sheets: Coordinators must approve worksheets that are teacher-generated before it can be used. This area can also be used for marking. No more than six students should be painting at a time. remind him/her that it is not allowed and ask them to go to another staircase. Students’ safety and well being are our first priority. Put your thumb or forefinger on the sensor and it will register the time you signed in and signed out. Please carefully read the policy (Employee Code of Conduct Emp-36) and procedures for discipline in your Employee Handbook. If you see a student using those stairs.33 Sand Room – Follow the schedule of when to take students to the sand room.39 Staff Time-In and Time-Out: Sign in and out every day in the TimeIn and Time Out machines located in each department. A high frequency word wall must be maintained each week.m.3.

If a capital O is not taller than the rest of the letters. 4. It is strictly prohibited to make a student stand or sit in a corner or to be put out into the hallway as a form of discipline. Students needing to go to the nurse should have a Nurse’s Pass from the Supervisor or Head of Department. Teachers should read all received documentation thoroughly. Please be very careful with your 4. workbooks. .) Teachers using cursive in the upper grades should model correct cursive for the students. 4. Passes should be given to the student before they go to the bathroom or get water. Textbooks. working on display boards. b. your students won’t either.3.3. teacher’s editions.43 Teacher’s Handwriting: handwriting. If you are not forming letters correctly. c.3. Shouting or yelling at students is not allowed.44 Teacher’s Kit: All staff will receive their kits in the Primary PYP and MYP/DP libraries respectively. Follow the procedures of the Code of Conduct in your Employee Handbook. correct it. An assistant is responsible for this room.41 Students Going Out of the Classroom: Students may go out of the classroom only one at a time for the bathroom or water. and extra teachers’ resources can be found there in addition to stationery supplies. cut and paste work. correct it. It is imperative that the letters are always corrected on a student's work so that they are learning the right way. Department Coordinators should ensure that each teacher signs for receiving his/her kit. d. Signature sheets will be forwarded to the Human Resource Department as per Induction Schedule Day 1.3.a.3. 4. manipulatives and charts. (If a lowercase j is not falling below the line. and other duties which the department may require. the students will copy the teacher.45 Teacher’s Resource Room and Stationery Supplies – The resource room is on the 2nd floor next to the stairs above the (Primary) Computer Lab. Teachers are requested to sign for every book and for the stationery supplies they take.5 in typing work.42 Support Staff – Support Staff are assigned to help homeroom teachers from Grades 1 . 4. Refer to your Department Head and school Social Counselor if you need further assistance.

5. It is the parent’s responsibility to ensure the work is done. Absences may be excused for such reasons as illness. THE ROLE OF A TEACHER 5. objectives. Parents or guardians are held legally responsible for their children’s attendance. 1. The primary responsibility for good school attendance lies with parents or guardians. 6. their property.2.2 RESPONSIBILITIES 5. 5. usually by telephone. Students are required by law to attend school unless there is good reason for the absence. the school requires a doctor’s certificate. Students are not to come to school when they are sick. a written letter may be required.General • To display loyalty to the school. It is the school’s requirement that students will attend school regularly. daily attendance is a factor for general academic progress. the parents should be responsible to notify the school at least one (1) week in advance. For extended absences.1 Responsibilities . 7. 8.1 STUDENT ATTENDANCE There is no substitute for the uninterrupted personal contact between teachers and students in the classroom environment where learning experiences are carefully planned by the teachers. the reason for the child’s absence should be clarified. abilities. strong family circumstances. The teacher may assign work for the period of time the student is absent from school.5. productive and self-disciplined. and opinions • To maintain and develop professional knowledge and skill by attending in-service training sessions at the school and outside • To participate in the school’s extra-curricular life on both a weekly basis and on special occasions • To show respect and sympathy for students of many cultures. with respect for others. and backgrounds • To cooperate and practice positive communication with colleagues and to show respect for different opinions and teaching styles . The school must be informed of necessary family vacation/trips during the school year. This should be brought the day he/she returns to school. 3. In case of extended illness. Students with good attendance generally achieve higher levels of learning than those with poor attendance. to adapt to changing circumstances in order to be effective in meeting each student’s needs and the school’s needs • To maintain order in a friendly atmosphere where students are encouraged to become responsible. and beliefs of the entire school in both teaching and extra-curricular activities • To be flexible in approach. 2. Students must bring a written excuse stating the reasons for the absence. The school should be informed if a student is to be absent as soon as possible. and exceptional. 4. promote a positive image of the school in the community • To follow the philosophy.

as demonstrated by punctuality. professional relationships with the parent community. all duties. efficient and up-to-date records of student progress. and the maintenance of a professional image in attitude. following the guidelines laid down by the School Administration • Be prepared to consult with the Coordinator/Supervisor and the SMT members over individual students and to cooperate fully in the implementation of suggested courses of action • Submit requests for orders of equipment. considering any aspect of development in the school • Meet parents both informally and at formal parent/teacher conferences with the aim of constructive cooperation • Prepare formal reports on students’ progress and attainment as required. including the appropriate audio visual aids and other relevant material. as and when requested by the Administration • Make sure that individual lessons are planned and prepared adequately.2 Responsibilities . the devotion of adequate time outside teaching hours. good attendance.Specific • Carry out. respectful of their views and concerns • To be committed to the professional obligations of the job. dress and manner • To show tolerance for the occasional frustrations of life and to leave personal problems and difficulties behind in order to carry out professional duties effectively 5.• To be willing to contribute. readily assist and support all aspects of the total school curriculum • To maintain friendly. • Submit the lesson plan book to the Coordinator/Supervisor on weekly basis • Regularly set and mark appropriate work for students in order to assess progress and understanding • Regularly check and mark homework and inform parents (by writing a note) when homework has not been completed • Maintain a record of absent students and the assignments they have missed • Inform parents when a student routinely does not complete class work and homework on a weekly basis • Seek an understanding of each student as an individual and to keep accurate. • Adopt a forward looking strategy and plan schemes of work in respect of the approved syllabus. departmental and full staff meetings. and to show a professional approach in the production of such reports . books. publications etc. in a professional manner. to the Coordinator/ Supervisor for the next academic year • Expect a high standard of presentation in exercise books and folders at all times • Attend and contribute to students’ progress meetings.2.

3 Stairs and Hallways Guidelines • Students are to walk carefully when they are along the stairs or in hallways in order to maintain safety.3. of which school is one. Personal attributes that allow for congenial interaction within social situations. 5. Provide opportunities to discuss conduct and behavior. The teacher assistants and nannies can accompany pre-school students to the restroom as needed. 5. When a class is taken to another venue for a lesson. . Reward appropriate behavior. and skills. Playing and meeting with friends is outside of the purpose of the restroom.3. their movement must be supervised by a teacher in order to keep the traffic well ordered and managed. Positively encourage and recognize development of personal attributes. • It is the teachers’ responsibility to make every effort to help students improve their behavior before referring students to administration. teachers are encouraged to: • • • • • Encourage students to reflect on their behavior. 5.4 Restroom Guidelines • Teachers in the primary grades will allow students to go to the restroom or get water one at a time.3. Jeddah Knowledge International School.3. are vitally important to the developing child. Restrooms need to be kept clean for sanitary reasons.3 GUIDELINES 5. It is the homeroom and class teachers’ responsibility to construct the meaning of the guidelines with the students and call their attention to expectations.1 Teacher Guidelines Setting the tone for a conductive working environment early in the year will benefit both the teacher and the students in the classroom. • • Students are to walk silently on the right side of the stairs or hallways in order to keep the traffic well ordered and managed. endeavors to develop the whole child.2 Classroom Guidelines • Classroom rules are displayed in all classes.5. • • • • The restroom is to be used only for its purpose. in collaboration with parents. Provide opportunities to self-correct inappropriate behavior. Students should always wash their hands with soap and water before returning to class for sanitary reasons. To reinforce and acknowledge appropriate behavior in social and learning situations. knowledge.

Pre-Primary students eat their snacks inside their classroom. speaking in a low tone. • When students are on the playground a teacher will be in attendance to supervise the play and ensure safety.3. Teachers are requested to emphasize the daily routines so that we have consistency from one grade level to the other that continues into the MYP section of the school. If they purchase food from the cafeteria. make all of their purchases at one time.1.4. and clearing anything that may have fallen are expected. fast food. Objectives.5 Playground Guidelines Playground activities are part of our daily school program and all students are expected to participate. The school’s Philosophy.1 PYP Classroom 54. Good table manners are expected. 5. The equipment must be used properly and in turns. Students should refrain from eating on the playground equipment. speak clearly when ordering. . unless excused for health reasons. or provide them with the means to buy from the school’s cafeteria. The instructions of the teachers and assistants must be observed.3.1 What Should Our PYP Classroom Look Like? The furniture in the classroom should be utilized to reinforce daily routines in the classroom. sweets. especially the blue foam mats. • • • • The students must stay in the designated areas for the designated times. supervised by teachers and assistants. and Beliefs and the IB Philosophy should be evident in each classroom. cleaning the table. cubbies are assigned according to the class list number. JKS encourages parents to provide their children with lunches and snacks. • The blue cubbies at the back should be for students’ hard cover textbooks. All students are supervised by teachers and school monitors. candy and chewing gum are foods that do not support optimum physical and mental performance and so cannot be allowed in the school. Eating properly.6 Snacks and Lunch Guidelines Good nutrition is essential for optimum mental and physical performance.3. Carbonated drinks. 5. Primary students eat their lunch or snacks in the cafeteria or in the primary play areas. Middle and Upper students eat their lunch in the cafeteria or in the designated play area.7 Cafeteria Guidelines • • In order for the cafeteria line to move smoothly and efficiently the students should stand quietly in line. Safety is essential. and ensure that their change is correct.4 CLASSROOM ORGANIZATION 5. it is served to them inside the classroom from trolleys. Teachers on break duty must supervise students throughout the break.5. 5.

Each year. Essential questions. The back of the door and cabinet doors can also be utilized. Students’ bags will be lined up outside the classroom along the wall. These projects should be put together to show progression of the skill.Writing samples related to : • Stories read (students may write about the personality of the story characters in relation to the IB learner profile. Please do not write “unit of inquiry” or “student work”. and the central idea should be posted in the middle of one board. lines of inquiry. teachers will construct new portfolios for their students. A second set of brown shelves should be used for lunch boxes.2 What Should Be in the Portfolios? With the exception of the Nursery classes. Mathematics manipulatives should be distributed evenly among the green drawers (grades 1 – 3 only) and labeled. Language and Mathematics differentiation cards should be kept visible inside the clear boxes. Wall space between the windows may be used for additional student photos. It is suggested that the brown shelves be placed back to back and the top used as a display area for projects or unit of inquiry items. students are assigned a portfolio drawer according to the class list number. *Please ensure the following: Portfolios should include the following: Pre-Primary a) Fine motor skills projects with explanation (tracing. Swim bags can be brought into the classroom and put them at the back of the room. labeled for the Homework Diary and homework for different subjects should be on top of the portfolio drawers and should remain there at all times. different end of the story…) . handles should be down.4. not a computer printout. all other PYP classrooms will have portfolios from previous years. they may also write about different perspectives in the story.• • • • • • • • • • • • • • Portfolio drawers should be located in the front of the classroom. 5. The IB learner profile should be up on the back board with photos of students displaying the profiles. The side bulletin boards inside the classrooms should be for the student’s work. showing them in action.1. b) Kindergarten classes . All shelves should be labeled. The title of the unit should be easily identifiable in the center of both boards and cut from stencils. The 8 key concepts must be visible with the students’ questions up. cutting…). Photos of students should be up on both boards. The teacher’s cabinet should be kept neat and tidy. according to the current unit. Art trolleys for the younger grades will be at the back of the classrooms. Blue boxes. Brown shelves at the back should be used for student exercise books and booklets. adding the previous years’ portfolios to the drawers.

• Unit of Inquiry • IB learner profile attributes * Writing samples should include explanation of the assignment c) Students reflection on : • Unit of Inquiry • IB profile attributes Note: in the Nursery and Pre-K classes. different end of the story…) • Unit of Inquiry • IB learner profile attributes * Writing samples should include an explanation of the assignment.4. b) Students reflection on : • Unit of Inquiry • Literacy/numeracy/science lessons studied • Transdisciplinary skills developed • IB learner profile attributes c) Students need also to have peer reflection for: • art work • science activities • math activities 5.3 What should be in a PYP Classroom Children’s photographs on door Transdisciplinary theme on display on the inside bulletin board Central idea on display on the inside bulletin board Lines of inquiry displayed on the inside bulletin board Teacher questions displayed Student questions displayed Attitudes displayed Skills displayed Learner Profile on display (in English and Arabic) Key concepts on display Calendar on display PYP Unit Planner on wall Teacher’s planning folder easily accessible Resources accessible to students Resources labeled . d) Art work – Creative drawing PYP a) Writing samples related to : • Stories read (students may write about the personality of the story characters in relation to the IB learner profile.1. they may also write about different perspectives in the story. students reflect and the teacher is expected to write down their reflections.

Interactive.2. • Classroom libraries must be neatly maintained. Objectives.and 3) Puzzles. 4. IB Learner Profile.4.2 Middle/Upper School Classrooms 5.. games. Math) Class Library – Literacy Corner with resources available Interest Table Art Corner / Trolley (Pre-primary Department. Grades 1 and 2) Word Wall Class Rules Letter Freeze (Pre-primary Department..2. • Desks must be arranged in groups according to the MYP/DP Coordinators’ instructions.. Teachers are requested to emphasize the daily routines so that we have consistency from one grade to the other. transdisciplinary skills.1 What Should Our MYP and DP Classrooms Look Like? The furniture in the classroom should be utilized to reinforce daily routines in the classroom. and Beliefs and the IB Philosophy should be evident in each classroom. . Post it notes from students available on Key concepts. The school’s Philosophy.5) Portfolios 5.. and 5) Names on desks (Grades 1 and 2) Lights out sign Class helper system Writing prompts cards (Grades 1 .4. Language. engaging displays of student work Concepts relevant to the unit displayed Timetable appropriate to children on display Number line on desks 100 chart on desks (Grades 1. • Inside boards must neatly display students’ work on the designated subject boards (G6-G8) • Inside boards in specialist rooms must display subject criteria as well as students’ works. Evidence of students’ work on display Evidence of lesson progression Differentiation resources (cards) for Literacy and Numeracy Manipulatives (Science. Grades 1 and 2) 100 Chart (Grades 1 – 5) 100th day of school countdown Cursive chart (Grades 3.

This is the responsibility of both the students and the teacher.• • • Students’ bags must be placed at the back of the classroom. preferably in the form of a question or the title of the unit. • Students should rule off when done and continue on with the next lesson until the page is full to help save paper. Outside bulletin boards are the responsibility of the teacher(s) who teach the students in a particular section. as the students often remove the nails walking in the hallway which poses a safety issue. • Teachers in grades 1 – 11 should have an A4 size page write up on what the board is about. Homework boxes must be easily accessible to students and subject teachers. (See Marking Policy) • Work on loose paper must have the child’s name printed on the top left hand side. day. These schedules should be adhered too so that all teachers have an opportunity to use this space to display student work.4 use pencils to complete their work. • Borders need to be neat and in place. No white correction fluid is permitted. 5. . • Stencils are the preferred means of displaying titles and headings. Please follow the guidelines below when constructing an outside board: • All boards need a heading or a title. All outside boards should be reflective of the current unit of inquiry and other course work that is being covered. • Boards should be primarily student works and not computer graphics or colored in photocopies. • Students’ work must always be dated. especially in the preprimary department. • Background paper (if the board is covered in paper) must be neat and clean. 5. Ensure that the classroom is neat and litter free at all times. • All written work should have a margin. otherwise. No abbreviations.6 EXERCISES BOOKS AND TEXTBOOKS Always make sure the following are written on the whiteboard and the exercise books of all subjects: • The date goes on the top left hand corner as follows: month.5 BULLETIN BOARDS Every classroom has an assigned outside board. Outside bulletin boards have a rotating schedule that will be distributed by the Head of Primary. lesson. title. Grades 5 and up use blue or black ink. • All titles or teacher’s work must be grammatically correct to model for the students. Emphasize neatness in their exercise books and using rulers to draw lines. Younger students must be guided specifically to the top left corner of loose sheets with an indicator line or box/placeholder. • The date that the board is to be on display should be visible. or story title should be centered in the middle of the white board with the page numbers underneath and a small introduction of the lesson (a word or two) under the page number. and year. You can expand this as the year progresses. • Use staples or staple guns to hang art work. take it down and leave the fabric up. neatly lined up against the wall. • The topic. • All pupils in Grades 1 . Students must be encouraged to have the correct stationery at all times.

• Exercise books should be set up the same way in grades 1-11. The date is written on the top line of the left margin line followed by the date.  Incorrect work is not erased or scored through. No X can be used.  The correct answer is written alongside (in workbooks) and the correction must be marked. 2007 9. as soon as the activity is completed.• For written work on loose sheets of paper or in books that have no margins.12. etc. .2007 Note: All teachers must write the month first. All titles are underlined. students are required to draw a margin using a ruler. Labeling of pictures. • • • Students rule off using a ruler when an exercise is completed. Students are carefully monitored to rule off and start the next section of work being mindful of ‘wasting space’. Creative Writing) if possible. Corrections follow at the end of the work.7 MARKING A uniform marking policy throughout the school is adhered to with the following basic objectives: • assess the product • guide the teaching and learning program • guide corrective action The school’s style of marking is used to • encourage students to express themselves • to develop the confidence to take risks in expression of answers / work • to communicate learning and to guide corrections All work completed by students is marked/acknowledged by the teacher by: • • • • •    date signature final comment specific rubric / objective (e. maps.g. are done in print. while the child is present. experiments. The title of the work follows below the date in the center. Students are expected to use the system of corrective action for mathematical errors and written language. labeled ‘Corrections’ when appropriate. Date format for language and other subjects: Date format for mathematics: September 12. bearing in mind the precious resource of trees! 5. Indicator lines are ruled with a ruler. Work which is correct is acknowledged with a small tick / check mark. A new page should be used with discretion. Work which is incorrect is underlined or circled.  In exercise books. corrections are written immediately after the work and labeled with the word corrections. followed by the day.

Comments should let the students know what was done well or what needs improvement. stickers.Corrections and Marked work • Marked work should have a constructive written comment from the teacher. Stamps. etc. stars. Please note that when a student has been absent. Teachers are responsible in ensuring that this work is completed and marked. can be added occasionally to help keep students motivated but should be used sparingly after the beginning of the year. Books and Workbooks Students’ work is requested by Coordinators and Heads periodically. teachers should write “absent” and the date on the top of the page. The books are stamped by them as acknowledgement. . “Good work” is vague but “You used good adjectives today” lets the child know exactly what was done well.

Visitors. Visitors are only allowed beyond the reception area in the company of a staff member. including parents are asked to wait at the reception area. The card must be worn by the visitor for the duration of his/her visit. Since JKS has a closed campus system. 6. 6. The receptionist will then give the name and the contact number of the visitor to the Executive Director’s Secretary who will then arrange an appointment for him/her. the date. 6.1 SCHOOL SECURITY Security at JKS is provided by guards 24 hours a day. the name of their contact person at JKS. The Human Resource Personnel issues these badges at the beginning of the year. contact numbers. Visitors are encouraged to set an appointment through the receptionist who will log down the name and the contact number of the visitor. • • • • Guards are authorized to search or report on any person who is suspected to have taken any school property. Students entering the school during non-school days must give prior notice to the Maintenace Department. Each card is numbered and the number will be noted in the Visitor’s Log Book alongside the visitor’s name. the visitor will be issued with a visitor’s card. All students and staff are expected to wear the current identification cards. . SECURITY 6.4 EMPLOYEE BADGES All staff members are required to wear their Employee badges to all meetings with staff and parents. Their role is to: • • Take control measures to ensure the safety of JKS students and staff. The receptionist will then notify the contact person that his/her guest has arrived. Returning employees should keep their badges for use in the next years.2 VISITORS’ LOG BOOK The receptionist will manage a visitor’s logbook to record the names of all visitors. The visitor will be accompanied by either the contact person or a staff member.6. Visitors will also be asked to print and sign his/her name. Safe guard the assets of the school.3 VISITORS’ CARDS Upon entering and registering at Reception. any student without authorization will not be permitted to leave the school premises during school hours. the time of arrival and the time of departure.

All new teachers will receive a Starter kit.2 Students’ Supplies PYP Students (Grades 1. If further stationery is required. (‫ﺳﻠﻮﻙ ﻟﻠﺼﻒ ﺍﻟﺜﺎﻟﺚ )ﻣﻦ ﻣﻜﺘﺒﺔ ﺟﺮﻳﺮ‬ ITEMS TO BRING SUBJECT Computer Art PE . scissors.1 REQUISITION OF SUPPLIES Supply Requisition Forms must be completed when requesting supplies. etc. 7. (‫ﺳﻠﻮﻙ ﻟﻠﺼﻒ ﺍﻷﻭﻝ )ﻣﻦ ﻣﻜﺘﺒﺔ ﺟﺮﻳﺮ‬ Goggles ‫ﺍﻟﺼﻒ ﺍﻟﺜﺎﻧﻲ : ﻗﺮﺁﻥ ﻛﺮﻳﻢ )ﺟﺰء ﻋﻢ( + ﻛﺘﺎﺏ‬ Islamic latex hair cap . Items that are imported will require a period of at least three months for processing and delivery.) should be returned at the end of the school. All supplies purchased locally will require at least 7 working days for processing and delivery after the Supply Requisition Form is approved. they need to fill out the SRF and submit it to the Business Office.1 Teachers’ Supplies All teachers are requested to fill in the SRF and give it to the Resource Room Clerk. (‫ﺳﻠﻮﻙ ﻟﻠﺼﻒ ﺍﻟﺜﺎﻧﻲ )ﻣﻦ ﻣﻜﺘﺒﺔ ﺟﺮﻳﺮ‬ Studies towel ‫ﺍﻟﺼﻒ ﺍﻟﺜﺎﻟﺚ : ﻗﺮﺁﻥ ﻛﺮﻳﻢ )ﺟﺰء ﻳﺲ( + ﻛﺘﺎﺏ‬ . 7. All requests for the next academic year must reach the purchasing section six months before the start of the said academic year. a refillable plastic water bottle ‫ﺍﻟﺼﻒ ﺍﻷﻭﻝ : ﻗﺮﺁﻥ ﻛﺮﻳﻢ )ﺟﺰء ﻋﻢ( + ﻛﺘﺎﺏ‬ .3) SUBJECT Arabic ITEMS TO BRING one box of pencils (HB) pocket file (20 pages) erasers sharpener with a cover • blue plastic file 15 cm ruler • USB with a capacity of glue stick 256 MG wax crayons (12 or more) Homeroom colored pencils (12 or more) 10 manila folders • medium size white • Mathematics 3 clear plastic homework files painting pad • Language 2 pads of 7cm X 7cm square Post – it • one box of water colors • Science notes • brushes of different sizes • Unit of 1 packet of white board markers • white lab coat or Inquiry small scissors plastic art smock small stapler with the student's staples name on it 1 tub of wet wipes • a blue plastic file to put 1 box of tissues all the items in. Non-consumable items in the Starter kit (stapler. SCHOOL SUPPLY

(GRADES 4 & 5) SUBJECT ITEMS TO BRING pocket file (20 pages) Arabic History and World Atlas Geography blue file Computer USB Capacity 256 MB • Art medium size white painting pad • a box of water colors • brushes of different sizes • white lab coat or art smock with the student's name on it • a blue plastic file to put all the items in PE Goggles latex hair cap towel Grades 6 – 10 Subject ITEMS TO BRING Oxford or Collins pocket dictionary protractor compass 15 cm ruler 30 cm ruler one box of pencils (HB) erasers sharpener with a cover glue stick Homeroom wax crayons (12 or more) • Mathematics colored pencils (12 or more) • Language 10 manila folders • Science A4 note pad • Unit of 3 clear plastic homework files Inquiry 2 pads of 7cm x 7 cm square Post-it notes 1 packet of white board markers small scissors small stapler staples 1 tub of wet wipes 1 box of tissues a refillable plastic water bottle Subject Required Items • Geometry Set (including a pencil) • Mechanical pencils 0.Assorted Colors) • Glue and Scissors • Colors • Maps Drawing copybook (A4 Size • Tracing Paper (Transparent papers) • Pocket file (40 pages) • Oxford Dictionary • Three Notepads size A4 (nonspiral) Arabic Religion Computer Design Technology Math Humanities English Science • White lab coat .5 HB • Graph paper (50 pages) • T1 84 Plus Silver Edition Graphing-Calculator (GDC) Grades 9 and 10 only Art • Colors set (any media) • Pencil set (HB-8B) • 2 Horizontal Sketchbooks A3 Size 50 pages • white lab coat SUBJECT Required Items • 1 Pocket Files (20 pages) Grades 9 and 10 only • 1 Pocket File 40 pages • 1 Pocket File 40 pages • Notebook of Colored Construction Paper (A3 Size .

USB (2GB). and USB 2 GB PE • Swimming Goggles • Latex hair cap • towel Grade 11 SUBJECT English A1 & A2 Biology ITEMS TO BRING Concise Oxford Dictionary • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Lab Coat Graph Paper (50 pages) Sketch Book A4 size USB (2 GB) Coloring Pencils Lab Coat Graph Paper (50 pages) USB (2 GB) Coloring Pencils Scientific Calculator Scientific Calculator Graph Book Geometry Box USB (2 GB) Dictionary Arabic-Arabic Water Color Pencil 36 Watercolor Sketchbook (A3 size 2 pieces) Scrapbook. Graph paper (50 pages) Graph calculator (GDC TI 84 Silver edition) Pocket File (40 pages) Blank Photo Book Chemistry Physics Arabic Arts Math CAS . sharpener. staples. small stapler.General • 1 packet of board markers • eraser.

Parent – home school agreement .Out of School Suspension with conditions until further notice .Further detention with conditions leading to suspension . CODE OF CONDUCT 8.Parents home school agreement .Expulsion .Written warning .Written warning .Suspension .Suspension (minimum 2 days) .Parents informed .Letter of Apology and Regret .Letter of Apology and Regret .Suspension until further notice with conditions Inappropriate / Offensive Gestures .Written warning .Final warning .Written warning .Possible suspension with conditions .Home school agreement .Suspension leading to Expulsion Disrespect Forging Signatures Vulgar Language .Written warning .Suspension until further notice with conditions Theft Verbal Abuse Minor Physical .Further detention with .1 General Behavioral Consequences Inappropriate Behavior Lying First Offence .Counseling .Detention (minimum 2 days) .Parents informed .Counseling .Parents informed .Letter of apology .Detention (minimum 2 days) .Parent home school agreement .Out of school Suspension Bullying: • Physical • Verbal • Cyber - Written warning Parents informed Counseling Home school agreement Final warning Detention (minimum 2 days) Possible suspension After school detention (minimum 3 days) .After school detention (minimum 1 day) .Final Warning .Expulsion .Parent Conference .Counseling Second Offence Parent conference 1 Third Offence .Suspension (minimum 2 days) .Loss of privileges/activity participation .Parent Conference .Final Warning .Final warning .Final Warning .Written warning .Written warning .Out of School Suspension with conditions until further notice .8.After school detention (minimum 1 day) .Written warning .Counseling .Parents informed .Letter of Apology and Regret .Letter of Apology and Regret .Loss of privileges/activity participation .

Detentions .Suspension until further notice .Suspension leading to Expulsion .Final Warning .Detention (minimum 2 days) .investigation .Warning Letter .Suspension with conditions Provocation .Confiscated item returned to parent only-with parent agreement .Replacement cost .Penalty fine .Suspension Gum Chewing .Verbal warning and clean-up .Written warning .Suspension .Detention (minimum 2 days) .Suspension leading to expulsion .Penalty Fine .Home school agreement .Discard chewing gum .Confiscated item retained until the end of the/next academic quarter with parent agreement .Suspension 2 days with conditions .Repair / Replace fee .Letter of Apology with Regret .Verbal warning .Verbal warning .Letter of Apology and Regret .Public letter of apology .Letter of Apology and Regret .Immediate Suspension (3 days) with conditions .Final warning for suspension Written warning Parents informed Replacement cost Detention (minimum 1 day) Written warning Parents informed Letter of Apology of Regret Counseling Serious Physical Abuse .general clean-up until further notice .Home school agreement conditions leading to Suspension .Counseling .Written warning .Warning letter .clean-up cafeteria (minimum 1 day) .Parent informed .After school detention (minimum 1 day) .Detention (minimum 1 day) .Parent home school Agreement .Lunch detention .Detention to clean-up (minimum 1 day) .Public Letter of Apology and Regret .Parent / Teacher Conference .return at end of day parents informed .Ongoing suspension Bunking / .Letter of Apology and Regret .Counseling .After school detention – general clean-up (minimum 3 days) .Detention (minimum 1 day) .Parent home/school agreement .Final Warning .Detention / Suspension .Possible expulsion Littering .Confiscated.Lunch detention to clean-up cafeteria (minimum 2 days) Eating / Drinking in classes / hallways Defamation of school’s name/reputation/ staff/students Unauthorized Communication / Electronic Devices to school .Expulsion Vandalism / Destruction of school property / Graffiti Harassment / Aggressive Play .Parent/Teacher Conference .Abuse/Fighting .Written Warning .Detention to clean up and loss of privileges / activity participation .Parent / Teacher Conference .Letter of Apology .

Additional work .Home school agreement .First and Final warning .Parent informed .After school detention .Counseling .Final written warning .Warning with conditions .Continue detention .After school detention .Lunch detention .Lunch detention work to be redone .Suspension (3 days)with conditions .Suspension with conditions Possession of censored / obscene material .Detention (minimum 1 day) .Letter of Apology subject to student record review and home school agreement Punctuality/ Continuous Late arrival Punctuality / Late to lesson .After school detention (minimum 1 day) .Suspension Skipping Detention Disruptive class behavior .Detention (minimum 1 day) Smoking .Additional work .Expulsion Incorrect / Inappropriate Dress Code .Sent home to correct dress .Continuous detention notation in school report .Written warning – time out .Parent informed .Verbal and Written warning .Zero Grade .Lunch detention to complete work .Detention .Reduced grade by 10% .Written warning after 3 Late entries with conditions .Parent informed .Written warning .Detention leading to suspension .Expulsion Incomplete Homework .Home school agreement Final warning Reduced grade by 20% Submission within 24 hours After school detention Zero Grade Suspension .Parents informed .Home notificationevery late arrival .Thursday morning detention (3 hours or more) .Zero grade .Written warning .Counseling .No activity participation .Submission within 24 hours .After school detention .Letter of Apology .Continue to send student home .to complete missed work .Written warning after 3 late arrival .No activity participation .Expulsion Poor Presentation of student work Not meeting Deadlines Cheating in Exam / Test / Homework / Class work .Additional work .Work to be redone .Work to be redone .After school detention .Home school agreement .Zero Grade .Reduced grade .Counseling .Parents informed .Continuous detention and notation in school report .Detention (minimum 1day) .Skipping classes .Parents informed .Loss of all privileges .After school detention .Verbal warning .Parents informed .Further Detentions – additional hour .Zero Grade .Confiscation of material .Loss of privileges / no activity participation .

Suspension . .Misplaced .Detention (minimum 1 day) .Additional work .Written warning .Student to replace or pay Replacement Fee Elementary School students will serve in-school detention/suspension when imposed. rudeness is unacceptable.Suspension . and tidy environment.No library books to be borrowed until books are returned or a receipt for the lost or damaged book is received.Loan books can only be replaced on a once on full payment only .Suspension .Additional work . • Lead by example. • Treat students and colleagues with respect.Zero mark . .Possible suspension .Detention with conditions until further notice .Possible expulsion Destroying others work . stimulating. The school code of conduct will be responsible to amendment at the school’s discretion.Damage Fee or Replacement Fee .Letter of Apology and Regret Misuse of Social Networking and microblogging Sites such as Facebook and Twitter . • Follow up and report any incident. • Know the names of the students and try to understand and meet their needs. 8.2 TEACHER CODE OF CONDUCT It is the duty of each teacher to deliver quality lessons that maximize the learning potential of each student.Plagiarism Internet abuse .New loan/exercise book will be received on payment for lost /damaged boo .Written warning . Each member of staff is expected to: • Assure the students the opportunity for high quality education and to take into account the well-being of students when making decisions and taking actions.Letter of Apology and Regret .Letter of Apology and Regret .Replacement of school book copies will be on payment basis .First and Final written warning .Students responsibility to search for misplaced items .Library access will be denied if any of these persists .Possible expulsion Please note: School Loan Books / Library Books/School Exercise Books .Damaged . • Organize and provide a safe.Final warning .Home school agreement - Zero Mark Expulsion Detention (minimum 1day) School Internet access denied until further notice .Lost .

8. . Staff members are prohibited from applying colored nail polish on their fingernails and toenails. Start and end each lesson in an orderly fashion.3. Headscarves are not allowed during school hours. Hair below the shoulder must be pulled back. but heavy scents are discouraged. Teachers wearing trousers must wear a blouse that comes to the top of their thigh. Otherwise the JKS vest will need to be worn. Skirt or dress lengths must be no shorter than 2 inches above the ankle and may not have high or wide slits. Compile student's work for extended absences. or see through fabric is allowed. Complete student assessments and reports on time and in line with school policies. This rule also applies when a teacher accompanies students on school trips. Stark or unusual hair coloring is not allowed. No sequins. or dresses must be loose fitting with mid-length or long sleeves. Plastic crocks are also not allowed. metallic colors. Set homework in line with school and faculty policies. Flip-flops or flat sandals are not allowed. leaving the room tidy. Nose rings and earrings in any part of the ear except the ear lobe are not allowed. but the trousers must be loose and ankle length. Applying natural daytime make-up is encouraged. Blouses. Light perfume is allowed. 8.1 Female Staff • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Wearing trousers is allowed. insist on the punctuality of your students. Clothing may not display logos or advertising for companies. Any unusual mode of dress or extravagant costume jewelry is discouraged. Denim clothing of any type is strictly prohibited. Attend and contribute to the department/faculty meetings. Once in a while. JKS staff members are always expected to dress in good taste to set a positive example to the students. shirts. Teachers are also expected to be role models for upper grade students. Comfortable footwear may be worn. The wearing of black socks or heavy black stockings with open-heeled shoes is prohibited during school hours. Maintain high standards of classroom management and refer any student who is worthy of praise or is causing concern to your Head of Department. Insist on the wearing of school uniform.• • • • • • • • • • • Start and end each lesson punctually. Jewelry must be kept to a minimum and should be worn in good taste.3 TEACHER DRESS CODE Female employees are required to wear their abaya and head cover when arriving and departing from the school. Ensure lessons are thoroughly prepared and follow the scheme of work. Inform parents in writing (in homework diary) when a student does not complete class work and/or homework. Keep a register and check absences from lessons. Low-neck lines and tight fitting clothes are not allowed. the Ministry of Education will check if this policy is strictly implemented and followed by the teachers.

navy. 8.2 Male Staff • • • • • • • • • • Dress shirts. No polo or shirts without a collar allowed. Formal footwear should be worn (loafer type shoe) No flop flops or crocks should be worn.3. Shirts with logos or advertising may not be worn. short or long sleeve are acceptable.3. No denim jeans allowed. Sports shoes are acceptable. Formal pants (brown. gray) A tie is preferable on a daily basis. khaki. black. Facial hair should be close shaven. . The JKS house shirts should be worn as part of the PE uniform. training pants that are loose fitting. Hair should be short.8. but is mandatory on the first day of school and during any school event where the parents are in the building.3 PE Staff PE staff may wear long. Fingernails should be clipped short. athletic.

d. .9. Read all the mentioned policies. STAFF POLICIES All staff members need to read the mentioned policies on the table of contents on JKS website. Go to OUR SCHOOL. Click HUMAN RESOURCE. Click EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK. c. a. b.