Atlanta International School

United States
seeks a

Spanish Teacher, Secondary School

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. This is a full time position (5 classes) teaching students ages 11 - 18 from in Spanish Language Literature and Language Acquisition. Students in Spanish Language Literature come from a partial Spanish immersion programme in Primary School and may also have Spanish as their mother tongue. In Language Acquisition we offer classes from the emergent to the proficient level.

START DATE: August 2020
REPORTS TO: Head of Spanish

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with different groups to create, plan, document and moderate assessments
  • Work as an Advisor in a specified year group 
of 10 to 15 students and participate in an annual field trip
  • Supervise Personal Projects and/or Extended Essays as part of the International Baccalaureate Programme
  • Supervise students during break and lunch on a rotating schedule, approximately 1 hour a week

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

  • Bachelor's degree in Education or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 year teaching experience
  • Experience with the MYP/DP or similar program

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledgeable about multimodal texts
  • Knowledgeable about Project Zero practices - (Making Thinking Visible, 8 Cultural Forces, etc.) and other developments in the field.
  • Creative and critical thinking skills
  • Classroom management and differentiation skills
  • Self-management skills - organization, affective and reflective skills
  • Technology skills - flexibility to work on different platforms
  • Communication skills - effectively communicate with different stakeholders in the community
  • Adaptability skills - work in a changing environment

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

Application Procedure

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

Application Deadline

28 February 2020

Contact

Tamara Rambus, Director of Human Resources

Website

www.aischool.org