Faculty Opportunities

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Early Childhood Counselor

Key Responsibilities and Criteria for Candidates

Student Support

  • Utilizes and adapts counseling strategies that are appropriate to the development range of students from Nursery to Grade 2.
  • Aligns beliefs and practices with social-emotional growth research.
  • Aligns the counseling program with character education and conflict resolution skills.
  • Offers lessons/activities in classrooms on relevant topics to support the social-emotional wellbeing of students.
  • Maintains and monitors effective referral mechanisms.
  • Follows up and monitors academic and behavior growth plans.
  • Provides counseling to students whose social-emotional wellbeing is affected due to the academic challenges (KG2, Grade 1 & 2).
  • Provides counseling to students with short-term social and emotional problems and/or behavioral concerns.
  • Liaises with the Child Support Team to ensure adequate flow of information.
  • Refers students to relevant professionals when appropriate, after discussion with the EC Principal and CST.
  • Maintains effective records and up-to-date documentation.
  • Uses school and community resources to support the students and their families.
  • Participates in new student orientation and other school activities that support students.
  • Collaborates, supports, and attends parent meetings with teachers, providing information and recommendations for concerns.
  • Collaborates and works closely with the other EC Counselor.
  • Initiates and holds meetings with parents and/or external specialists when required.
  • Follows ACS Child Protection Policies.

Community Support

  • Fosters and develops a sense of community and belonging to school among students, parents and teachers.
  • Creates positive relationships with students, teachers, and parents.
  • Advises and assists in developing wellbeing opportunities and engagement within the community.
  • Identifies and responds to trends and other unusual environmental factors that may impact the child’s wellbeing.
  • Provides support and consultation to school teachers and staff.
  • Provides staff and families with support as needed.
  • Participates in the admissions process by performing new parent interviews and following up on further observations with applicants.
  • Follows up with new students and families to help with their adaptation to ACS.
  • Works with the Support Services Team as required.
  • Works with the nominated Child Protection Officer to implement the Child Protection Policy.
  • Is part of, and attends regular Child Protection Team meetings.
  • Provides parenting workshops to support the understanding of the EC approach.
  • Conducts training for staff on social-emotional and behavior topics.
  • Assists staff in planning and delivering the social-emotional curriculum.
  • Attends regular meetings and supervision with the EC Principal and/or Assistant Principal.
  • Provides parent information and/or support regarding relevant topics via the Counselor’s Corner, email, etc.
  • Provides community support and information on different topics.
  • Other duties might be assigned as needed.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (postgraduate qualifications preferred, M.A. in Counseling). Recognised higher degree in counseling, psychology, educational psychology, or other relevant disciplines.
  • Professional registration with a recognised body. A minimum of three years work experience in the field with young children, preferably in an international school setting.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, including teaching philosophy, CV in English with supporting documents, list of references, and contact information including current supervisor, and a recent photograph.

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Elementary School Technology Integrationist

Key Responsibilities and Criteria for Candidates

  • Researches and models learning environments and experiences that demonstrate the effective inclusion of technology.
  • Recommends technology to facilitate a variety of effective assessment, evaluation, and reporting strategies.
  • Partners with the librarians to promote the media and technology program and curriculum.
  • Collaborates with teachers to ensure that the established technology/research curriculum standards and benchmarks are met.
  • Establishes cooperative relationships with teachers while creating lesson plans, unit plans, and project-based learning activities.
  • Utilizes a variety of efficient training opportunities to provide guidance in the use of current tools, methods, and best practices using technology.
  • Collaborates with the librarians on information-based student work and projects.
  • Collaborates to train students in the use of educational and productivity software and hardware.
  • Facilitates school and student participation in technology programs and activities.
  • Assists stakeholders in understanding the social, ethical, and legal use of information and technology.
  • Provides the greater ACS community opportunities to understand technology’s role in the academic success and career readiness and general well-being of its children.
  • Provides assistance and makes recommendations for the selection, compatibility and budgeting of software and hardware resources that allows for delivery of the educational program.
  • Collaborates with division principal to articulate the divisional implementation of the school technology vision.
  • Promotes the development and implementation of technology procedures, policies, goals, and plans.
  • Models the use of technology to enhance and improve personal productivity and professional practice and actively seeks opportunities to grow professionally.

Requirements

  • Teaching Degree in Technology Integration or a related field.
  • Minimum 2 years teaching experience in Technology Integration.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, including teaching philosophy, CV in English with supporting documents, list of references, and contact information including current supervisor, and a recent photograph.

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English Language Learner Teacher

Key Responsibilities and Criteria for Candidates

  • Maintain ELL support schedule and make available to the administration.
  • Adjust schedule as needed, being very flexible and accommodating support for different levels at the same time.
  • Provide support only during Arabic class or French, no pull-out during Homeroom or other specials.
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers, administrators, parents, and students to ensure academic success for English Learners and inclusion in all subjects.
  • Work with Homeroom and Special Teachers to ensure that the classroom environment fosters English language acquisition, enhances academic progress, and builds students’ self-esteem, sense of belonging, confidence, and engagement.
  • Communicate with classroom teachers regularly.
  • Provide classroom teachers and support staff with materials and appropriate strategies to use with ELL students and work together on meeting established plans and goals.
  • Exhibit respect for diversity and strong belief that all languages are valid and ELL students can learn and succeed very well once provided with the right support.
  • Support MAP testing for ELL students in ES with accommodations like math read aloud and extra time.
  • Electronically maintain files (in ELL Google Drive) with the required paperwork for each student in the ELL program.
  • Save lesson plans on the ELL Google Drive.
  • Participate in Student Support Team (SST) when a student in the ELL program is discussed and is experiencing learning/emotional difficulties other than ELL.
  • Communicate with parents and provide them with ELL tips for successful learning and progress at ACS.
  • Attend parent-teacher conferences with Homeroom Teachers when addressing the ELL students’ learning and development.
  • Demonstrate effective teaching practices in small group or whole group instruction both push-in and pull-out.
  • Recognize ELL individual student learning needs and remain responsive and flexible in providing strategies to address those needs by designing plans to meet the standards and close the learning gap for ELL.
  • Foster a safe learning environment, respect for diversity and all languages and cultures.
  • Use and interpret multiple student data to modify instruction and improve student learning and achievement.
  • Help and collaborate with Homeroom Teachers to design additional/differentiated ELL student assessments if needed; for example, having ELL students retake an assessment or provide them with accommodations to succeed or allow more time, provide vocabulary lists/visuals, google translate, answer questions in primary language.
  • Use technology proficiently as a tool for management and educational purposes and when using the school’s information management system.
  • Attend and participates in school events at the request of the administration.
  • Other duties as assigned or required by the position.

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. A certificate or a Master's Degree in TESOL or TEFL.
  • At least 2 years of teaching experience with ELL students.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, including teaching philosophy, CV in English with supporting documents, list of references, and contact information including current supervisor, and a recent photograph.

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Middle School English Teacher

Key Responsibilities and Criteria for Candidates

  • Serves the whole child, acknowledging that a student’s physical, social and emotional well-being is critical to learning.
  • Is committed to best practices as in brain-based learning, integrated and thematic instruction.
  • Is committed to character education and social and emotional learning.
  • Designs lesson plans based on the appropriate standards and benchmarks (AERO, NGSS, etc.).
  • Designs and implements a curriculum, which takes into account the developmental levels of the children.
  • Engages children in problem-solving, working cooperatively in groups, interacting with the community, appreciating diversity, and learning through service.
  • Instills confidence and adaptability in students to explore new roles, ideas, and strategies.
  • Encourages students to be self-motivated, work independently, and maintain a sense of wonder and love of learning.
  • Establishes and models high expectations for students’ achievement and behavior.
  • Helps students continuously assess their progress and consider feedback as part of the learning process.
  • Links assessment directly to instruction and provides regular feedback for students on their progress and achievement.
  • Builds and sustains positive and productive partnerships with parents.
  • Participates in the Outdoor Education Program. This program involves teachers staying up to one week or more away from campus.
  • Participates in advisory and extra-curricular activities in addition to teaching assignments.
  • Attends meetings and duties as assigned by the Principal.
  • Communicates effectively and in a timely manner with all stakeholder groups.
  • Attends and participates in school events at the request of the administration.
  • Directs after-school activities through the Middle School After-School Activities Program. Works with specialists in the community when the need arises.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
  • A minimum of three years work experience in the field.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, including teaching philosophy, CV in English with supporting documents, list of references, and contact information including current supervisor, and a recent photograph.

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Middle School Drama Teacher

Key Responsibilities and Criteria for Candidates

  • Serves the whole child, acknowledging that a student’s physical, social and emotional well-being is critical to learning.
  • Is committed to best practices as in brain-based learning, integrated and thematic instruction.
  • Is committed to character education and social and emotional learning.
  • Designs lesson plans based on the appropriate standards and benchmarks (AERO, NGSS, etc.).
  • Designs and implements a curriculum, which takes into account the developmental levels of the children.
  • Engages children in problem-solving, working cooperatively in groups, interacting with the community, appreciating diversity, and learning through service.
  • Instills confidence and adaptability in students to explore new roles, ideas, and strategies.
  • Encourages students to be self-motivated, work independently, and maintain a sense of wonder and love of learning.
  • Establishes and models high expectations for students’ achievement and behavior.
  • Helps students continuously assess their progress and consider feedback as part of the learning process.
  • Links assessment directly to instruction and provides regular feedback for students on their progress and achievement.
  • Builds and sustains positive and productive partnerships with parents.
  • Participates in the Outdoor Education Program. This program involves teachers staying up to one week or more away from campus.
  • Participates in advisory and extra-curricular activities in addition to teaching assignments.
  • Attends meetings and duties as assigned by the Principal.
  • Communicates effectively and in a timely manner with all stakeholder groups.
  • Attends and participates in school events at the request of the administration.
  • Directs after-school activities through the Middle School After-School Activities Program. Works with specialists in the community when the need arises.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
  • A minimum of three years work experience in the field.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, including teaching philosophy, CV in English with supporting documents, list of references, and contact information including current supervisor, and a recent photograph.

Apply Now

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