Hey there, newbie PYP coordinator! Ready to take on the world? Well, maybe not the whole world, but definitely the world of PYP coordination! As a PYP coordinator, you are responsible for leading the PYP curriculum, creating and maintaining a balanced programme of inquiry, and leading the learning at your school. This resource is designed to help you navigate the twists and turns of being a coordinator, and to make sure you’re feeling confident and supported every step of the way.
This resource breaks down the role of a PYP coordinator into three major areas of focus:
- Champion of the curriculum: As the champion of the curriculum, you’ll get organized around what is taught and how teachers can find and access the curriculum.
- POI maintenance: You’ll take an eagle-eye view and manage units throughout the year to maintain vertical and horizontal alignment
- Leading the learning: You’ll be leading the learning by creating professional development opportunities that align with teacher needs and the school’s wider strategic plan.
But that’s not all! This resource also includes a sample schedule of the day in the life of a PYP coordinator so you can get a better sense of what your day-to-day responsibilities might look like. It’s the perfect starting point for new coordinators or for teacher leaders who are considering taking on the role.
So grab a cup of coffee, take a deep breath, and let’s dive into this new role together. You’ve got this!