Atlanta International School

United States
seeks a

Primary School Physical Education Teacher (French) - Tentative

effective 1 August 2020

ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.

Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:

  • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
  • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. The French PE teacher works with students from age 5-12 teaching in French, making trans-disciplinary connections where authentically possible. Each class has PE once every two days for a 45 min. period. Teachers usually teach 5 out of 7 classes per day.

START DATE: August 2020
REPORTS TO: Head of Physical Education and Head of Primary School

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach groups of 14-22 students through a play based approach that develops physical education, sports and social/emotional skills.
  • Design and implement lessons that challenge students of different abilities and learning styles to work confidently in their zone of proximal development and reflect on their own progress.
  • Develop relationships with students that support a restorative practices approach to classroom management.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • A strong Physical Education background.
  • Training and experience in a Primary school setting.
  • An understanding of the principles of second language acquisition.
  • Speak French at a native speaker level.
  • An unwavering commitment to the students.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • An intercultural perspective and/or international teaching experience
  • Successful experience in an inquiry/trans-disciplinary or IBPYP environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

DIVERSITY STATEMENT
Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Level 

Elementary/Primary

Application Procedure

To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments via email to employment@aischool.org using 'Primary School French PE Teacher' as the subject heading.

Application Deadline

28 February 2020

Contact

Tamara Rambus, Director of Human Resources

Website

www.aischool.org