Atlanta International School

United States
seeks a

Primary School Physical Education Assistant (English)

effective 1 August 2019

Applications are invited from dedicated and enthusiastic, professional educators for the position of Primary School Physical Education Assistant (English) for the 2019-2020 school year. Atlanta International School delivers the International Baccalaureate-PYP curriculum through a dual language immersion program in the Primary School.

The teaching assistant works under the direction of a lead teacher to meet the needs of the students. Duties include working with small groups, setting up and clearing equipment, helping with classroom management, taking over the class if the teacher is out of the room and supervision duties (recess, lunch, etc…) among other things. In general, teachers will prepare a plan and ask the assistant to carry it out, but assistants can also be proactive in planning small group activities to meet goals defined by the teacher.

The school is a vibrant learning community and the nature of the program makes specific demands of our Faculty. The successful Teacher Candidate will have:

  • Training and experience in a Primary School setting.
  • A strong Physical Education background.
  • An international perspective and/or international teaching experience.
  • Bachelor's degree or Equivalent.
  • An unwavering commitment to the students.
  • The ability to differentiate for differing ability levels and learning styles.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability, and desire, to work collaboratively with lead teachers as well as with the greater school community including students, staff, and parents

IBPYP teaching experience is preferred, but good applicants with other curriculum experience are also welcome to apply.

Curriculum: IBPYP

Application Procedure

To apply, please send resume and letter of interest. Please also type the job title into your subject line: Primary School Physical Education Assistant (English).

Application Deadline

30 April 2019 


Kristen Breedlove, Director of Human Resources: