International School of Beijing

International School of Beijing

Given the Coronavirus pandemic and the current border and visa restrictions, our preference is to find candidates who are currently working/living in Mainland China.

ISB is an extraordinary school, with a history of excellence spanning for 40 years. Our Mission, Vision, and Core Values are fulfilled by passionate, highly qualified educators who all want the best for every student, PreK through grade 12.

ISB is dedicated to implementing and sustaining programs proven to be most effective for student learning and well-being. As a progressive school, we respond to the changing needs of students in higher education and the world which awaits them. A defining characteristic is our commitment to great teaching influenced by the latest research, and the flexibility to choose learning standards from different educational systems around the world.

Of utmost importance is the school’s strong sense of community and vibrant, culturally diverse campus, where learning is engaging for our over 1,500 students representing more than 40 countries. Research-based programs, high-quality teaching, and outstanding and ever-improving facilities mean students at ISB are being prepared for success in a world that keeps changing at a breathtaking pace.

Communication and collaboration are skills instilled in our students throughout their education, with a significant proportion of their learning taking place outside the classroom, through engagement with the wider community. Students are engaged in a variety of learning opportunities, enabling them to discover innate abilities, learn teamwork, exercise initiative and, ultimately, find a productive place within the ISB community and wider world.

ISB enjoys a proven track record of excellent learning outcomes, with students attending colleges around the world which are most appropriate for them. Our commitment to realizing students’ potential is built around nurturing the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of each child. ISB programs equip students to be productive, healthy, and fulfilled young adults, whatever future they choose.

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1980
Private
Not for Profit
Board of Trustees
13.00
Day
Co-Educational
None
None Provided

Contact Information
Contact Details
86 10 8149 2345
86 10 8046 2003
Campus Address
No. 10 An Hua Street
Shunyi District
China
Not set
Beijing
Beijing
101318

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Education Information
No curricula required
IB DP
International
English
Chinese (Mandarin)
PreK
12

Tuition Fees
29523.0
44146.0

Teacher Information
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91
18

Student Information
1784
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178
641
457
508
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90
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Teaching Information
189
July
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Job Types and Salaries
Teacher
74247.00
118465.00

Visa Requirements
Maximum Age
60
Years Experience
At least 2 years full-time teaching experience
Minimum Qualification Level
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required , with current teaching certification/licensure
School Benefits
Number of Contract Days
189
Savings Potential
From 32000 USD per year for a Single Hire to 60000 USD per year for Teaching Couples (both full-time teachers) with 2 children
Accommodation
Generous housing allowance provided in the form of a Flexible Benefit Account which can be applied towards other expatriate tax-exempt expenses, such as restaurant meals
Retirement
10% Retirement supplement is paid with the monthly salary (included in salary quoted above)
Flights/Transport
Incoming & Outgoing flights provided
Annual Home Leave transportation allowance is uploaded to the teacher's Flexible Benefit Account
Moving Allowance
Relocation and house set-up allowance given in cash on arrival;
Local moving allowance available once every three full-time contract years
Dependent Opportunities
Tuition waiver offered to eligible dependents qualifying for ISB enrollment: up to 2 dependents per Single-hire, up to 3 dependents per Teaching Couple
Medical
Worldwide coverage with co-pay and deductible
Dental
Worldwide coverage with co-pay and deductible
Disability
All full-time teachers and administrators are covered for Life, AD&D and LTD insurance
Other
Professional Learning Funds of RMB 8,000 per year

Director of Data and Analytics

The Director of Data and Analytics is responsible for supporting evidence-based academic programming and driving efficiency and performance in non-academic areas.

The Director of Data and Analytics works collaboratively with the divisional administration, the divisional Curriculum & Professional Learning Coordinators, and the ICT Office. Reporting to Head of School, he/she is responsible for ensuring that there is a robust collection of actionable data throughout the school in both academic and non-academic areas. The Director of Data and Analytics supports school leaders and trustees to interpret and make decisions based on the data collected throughout ISB

Data and Analytics

· Work with the Head of School to create and continuously improve a comprehensive strategy for collecting, managing, and using data

· Develop, maintain, and disseminate role-specific training for all staff members on utilizing data systems, tools, and reports

· Collaborate with school and program leaders to develop and implement data cycles that drive continuous improvement

· Support the administration, collection and interpretation of internal and external student, staff, and family surveys

· Prepares reports at regular intervals for directors and trustees based on the academic and non-academic data

· Perform annual internal audits of every academic and non-academic functional area to ensure proper data collection procedures.

· Perform any other associated duties as assigned

· Monitor school systems to ensure proper data procedures for data handling and extraction are being followed

· Recommend and maintain school-wide data analysis systems

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

· A minimum of a bachelor’s degree; master’s degree is preferable

· Strong organizational skills

· Working knowledge of Educational best practices as applied to data extraction, manipulation, analysis and

reporting

· Using data to coach teachers and drive student achievement

· Strong knowledge of advanced Excel spreadsheet functions (e.g index matches/vlookup, visual basic scripting, etc.)

· Be able to perform applied statistical research, analyze data and create reports (distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.)

· Experience with ad-hoc data visualization and communication for different types of stakeholders, including but not limited to school leaders, educators, parents, funders, etc.

· Plan and prioritize workload requirements including scheduling and organizing multiple tasks

· Effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences

· Supporting a wide-range of technically skilled stakeholder groups to become more comfortable utilizing data to drive results in their school or area of responsibility

· Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

· Establish and maintain effective working relationships

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

· Consulting with principals and whole school to improve student learning using data

· Data engineering and architecture experience a plus, including data validation, developing data products

· Experience with building data sets that function through interoperability of the different data platforms across divergent systems
Starting: 1 Jul 2021
Apply By: 30 Apr 2021
Closes In: 54 days

Lower ES Homeroom Teacher (K-G2)

JOB GOAL / PURPOSE:
• To plan, organize and implement a developmentally appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their individual potential
• To maintain a caring, challenging and joyful learning environment for all students
• To implement research-based classroom practices that promote social-emotional growth and academic achievement based on the learning needs of each student
• To model and promote the ISB mission, vision and school values, in accordance with the school code of professional conduct and ethics

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
• Provide relevant, authentic learning opportunities that are aligned to school adopted standards and the published school curriculum
• Monitor student progress and analyze data to inform teaching
• Grade and report student progress to reflect authentic learning and encourage success
• Communicate necessary information regularly and effectively to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs
• Keep up to date with developments and research in subject areas, pedagogy and teaching resources
• Adapt instructional plans and activities based on analysis of student data and research
• Supervise students to ensure their safety and well-being
• Perform other duties as assigned that ensure a caring and safe learning environment and the delivery of the curriculum

Develops:
• A shared understanding of key curriculum, instructional resources and assessment practices
• Standards-based units of study and assessments using backward design
• Instructional plans and scaffolds that support the social-emotional and academic growth and development of individual students
• Positive relationships with parents to support the personal growth, progress and success of individual students

Attends:
• Grade level team meetings
• Faculty meetings
• ES curriculum, school development and professional learning meetings as needed

Collaborates with:
• Grade level team members and team facilitator
• Teaching assistant, if applicable
• ES Content Area Specialists and Student Support Services specialists (EAL specialist, Learning Support specialist, Speech Language Pathologist, Counselor)
• ES Instructional Coach
• ES Curriculum Support Team (STEAM facilitator, librarian, Curriculum Area Leader)
• ES Principal and Assistant Principals

Engages in:
• Professional learning to support their own learning and the initiatives of the school
• Positive relationships to continue the development, implementation and assessment of the ISB curriculum and school-level teaching and learning priorities
• Parent meetings to share and reflect upon student growth and progress
• Extracurricular activities by offering and supervising at least one after school activity during the school year

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

• A Bachelors degree or higher in Elementary Education or Education-related field of study
• Five (5) years of successful, full-time classroom teaching experience
• Strong written, verbal and digital communication skills
• Demonstrated excellence in organizational, planning, communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong understanding and respect for a diversity of cultures and needs of language learners
• Strong understanding and experience with standards-based grading and assessment, balanced literacy, workshop model, differentiated instructional strategies, sheltered instruction, and use of data to inform instruction
• Strong ICT skills and use of educational technology in classroom practices
• Valid teaching certificate

Starting: 1 Jul 2021
Apply By: 30 Apr 2021
Closes In: 54 days

Director of Curriculum and Assessment

JOB GOAL / PURPOSE:
To provide leadership and coordination in the development and implementation of curriculum and assessment school-wide; to work with staff and leadership for curriculum development, articulation, and implementation. This position provides vision and leadership around development, quality and implementation of both internal and external assessments. Major focus of work is on curriculum development and data-driven decision making with high-levels of autonomy and the ability to collaborate regarding the direction and priorities of school-wide curriculum and program development.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBLES:

Directs:
• Supervision of the ES and MS/HS Curriculum Coordinators
• Lead the Curriculum and Assessment team at each school level in collaboration with building-level leadership.
• Curriculum Review Cycle for EY-12 vertical teams working with subject Curriculum Area Leaders (CALs)
• Data-driven decision making around to support program improvement with:
1. Vertically aligned Common Assessments in all subject areas
2. Grade and course-level Common Formative assessments
3. External assessments for program improvement
• The development of systems for data-driven decision to facilitate the visualization of internal and external data point to support program improvement
• The establishment of comprehensive processes for documentation related to curriculum development and assessment expectations
• Program development for new courses or sequences of classes based on standards and benchmarks
• Systems of accountability for vertical alignment
• The creation of Vertical Action Plans for each subject area and monitors the implementation of school-based action plans by Curriculum Area Leaders
• Maintenance and enhancement of a professional reading library in line with school-wide priorities
• Assessment Coordinator to gather, input and design data visualizations to support data-driven decision-making processes at the grade/subject level



Supports:
• Director of Learning on the implementation of school-wide initiatives related to teaching and learning
• Building-level leaders to identify needed growth and professional related to curriculum development and assessment practices
• Any other school identified areas of growth or development (e.g. Standards-Based Grading and Reporting, Personalized Learning, etc.)
• Director of Chinese Language and Culture to ensure similar implementation of program development in the Chinese program (unit development, assessment practices, etc.)



Collaborates with:
• Director of Learning and Curriculum Coordinators on school-wide initiatives and professional learning for faculty and staff
• Director of Professional Learning and Instruction to identify needed professional learning related to curriculum and assessment.
• Director of Professional Learning and Instruction to ensure a common vision and coordinated approach to support teaching and learning
• Building level-leaders on all aspects related to the curriculum program (unit development, professional learning, implementation of action plans, etc.)
• Educational Technology Coordinator to ensure technology systems and structures reflect the values and philosophy of teaching and learning at ISB
• STEAM and Design Facilitators, Coaches, and Librarians to ensure innovative and integrated practices through the curricular lens

Attends:
• Learning Leadership Team
• Learning Connections Team
• Building level admin meetings as needed
• Faculty Meetings as needed
• Curriculum meetings in the Office of Learning
• Board Committee meetings as needed



Engages:
• in professional learning to support their own learning and the various initiatives of the school.
• in positive relationships to continue the development, implementation, and assessment of the ISB curriculum and school-wide teaching and learning priorities.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
• Master’s Degree in Curriculum or Educational Leadership
• Experience in a school-wide curriculum leadership position
• Experience and current knowledge of staff development programs and implementation
• Successful classroom teaching experience
• Strong ICT skills, with current knowledge of innovative practices and systems to support standards-based grading and reporting, data analysis and visualization, curriculum mapping, etc.
• Superior facilitation and organizational ability, with demonstrated ability to lead groups, facilitate meetings, lead curriculum work, collaborate and implement change
• The capacity to organize and deliver effective presentations to diverse audiences
• Strong knowledge of research-based pedagogy and assessment and awareness of adult learning theory
Starting: 1 Jul 2021
Apply By: 30 Apr 2021
Closes In: 54 days

Part-time MS French Teacher

ISB EDUCATOR ATTRIBUTES

ISB educators exhibit a constant working understanding of the school’s vision, mission, and core values in a balanced academic environment. Working collaboratively, we engage in active, inquiry- based, and reflective teaching. Our educators foster positive relationships and promote a school culture of equity, excellence, and relevance.

USING L21, OUR CURRICULUM FRAMEWORK, OUR EDUCATORS:

1. Increase relevant learning through authentic, compelling local and global engagements
2. Optimize each student’s capacity to learn through individualized experiences and opportunities
3. Nurture the whole child including social-emotional, academic, and physical well-being
4. Invigorate ISB’s practice based on best research on teaching and learning methods and the changing realities of the 21st Century
5. Increase access to expertise and new learning opportunities through additional collaborative efforts and networks beyond ISB

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

1. Minimum of a Bachelor's degree
2. Current, relevant teaching certification/licensure
3. Minimum of five years of successful full-time teaching experience
4. Full proficiency in the English language
5. Dedication to the Vision, Mission and Core Values of ISB

Starting: 1 Jul 2021
Apply By: 31 Mar 2021
Closes In: 24 days

ES EAL Teacher

JOB GOAL/PURPOSE:

The EAL teacher teaches English language learners using current and research-based practices. This position is highly collaborative, requiring co-planning, co-teaching, co-assessing, and co-reporting with classroom teachers in order to ensure English learners learn the grade level content in English. The EAL teacher is also a leader of adult learning, increasing classroom teacher capacity in SIOP/C6 Biliteracy Instructional Framework implementation.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITES:

• Collaborate with classroom teachers to co-plan, co-teach, co-assess, co-report and ensure SIOP/C6 implementation for English learners
• Effectively teach and support English learners using a variety of service delivery options (i.e. small group, individual instruction, co-teaching, consultations, etc.)
• Use an asset-based approach (i.e. WIDA Can Do Statements) when teaching English learners and collaborating with classroom teachers
• Progress monitor and report on students’ language progress in the areas of Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening in accordance with WIDA and ISB’s assessment and reporting practices
• Collaborate with classroom teachers in the development of differentiated / scaffolded unit and lesson planning, as well as plan effective instruction and assessment for EAL classes
• Effectively use technology to enhance student learning and access to the curriculum
• Lead adult learning for parents and teachers by providing professional learning opportunities in the area of English language development
• Recognize and celebrate the value of students’ home language and culture with the aim of promoting agency, social emotional well-being, and language development
• Keep up-to-date on developments in the field of English learning through professional reading and development opportunities
• Assist in the Admissions process by reading files, assessing language proficiency, and making program/support recommendations
• Participate in parent/teacher/student conferences to the same extent, and more where needed, as classroom teachers
• Respect confidentiality of all information about students and their families
• Participate in co-curricular activities and/or school section committees
• Perform any other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor’s degree in relevant teaching area required; Master’s degree and/or specialization in teaching English language learners preferred
• Current teaching credentials and minimum three years successful English as an Additional Language (EAL) teaching experience
• Experience teaching in an international school setting preferred
• A demonstrated working knowledge of current EAL instruction and assessment practices, SIOP/C6 Biliteracy Instructional Framework training preferred
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills in English, both written and oral
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Proven and sustained growth mindset and asset-based approach to teaching and learning
• Dedication to the Vision, Mission and Core Values of ISB
Starting: 1 Jul 2021
Apply By: 31 Mar 2021
Closes In: 24 days

MS EAL Teacher

JOB GOAL/PURPOSE:

The EAL teacher teaches English language learners using current and research-based practices. This position is highly collaborative, requiring co-planning, co-teaching, co-assessing, and co-reporting with classroom teachers in order to ensure English learners learn the grade level content in English. The EAL teacher is also a leader of adult learning, increasing classroom teacher capacity in SIOP/C6 Biliteracy Instructional Framework implementation.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITES:

• Collaborate with classroom teachers to co-plan, co-teach, co-assess, co-report and ensure SIOP/C6 implementation for English learners
• Effectively teach and support English learners using a variety of service delivery options (i.e. small group, individual instruction, co-teaching, consultations, etc.)
• Use an asset-based approach (i.e. WIDA Can Do Statements) when teaching English learners and collaborating with classroom teachers
• Progress monitor and report on students’ language progress in the areas of Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening in accordance with WIDA and ISB’s assessment and reporting practices
• Collaborate with classroom teachers in the development of differentiated / scaffolded unit and lesson planning, as well as plan effective instruction and assessment for EAL classes
• Effectively use technology to enhance student learning and access to the curriculum
• Lead adult learning for parents and teachers by providing professional learning opportunities in the area of English language development
• Recognize and celebrate the value of students’ home language and culture with the aim of promoting agency, social emotional well-being, and language development
• Keep up-to-date on developments in the field of English learning through professional reading and development opportunities
• Assist in the Admissions process by reading files, assessing language proficiency, and making program/support recommendations
• Participate in parent/teacher/student conferences to the same extent, and more where needed, as classroom teachers
• Respect confidentiality of all information about students and their families
• Participate in co-curricular activities and/or school section committees
• Perform any other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor’s degree in relevant teaching area required; Master’s degree and/or specialization in teaching English language learners preferred
• Current teaching credentials and minimum three years successful English as an Additional Language (EAL) teaching experience
• Experience teaching in an international school setting preferred
• A demonstrated working knowledge of current EAL instruction and assessment practices, SIOP/C6 Biliteracy Instructional Framework training preferred
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills in English, both written and oral
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Proven and sustained growth mindset and asset-based approach to teaching and learning
• Dedication to the Vision, Mission and Core Values of ISB
Starting: 1 Jul 2021
Apply By: 31 Mar 2021
Closes In: 24 days

Speech Language Pathologist

JOB GOAL/PURPOSE:
The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) provides therapy to qualified students using current and evidence-based interventions. This position is highly collaborative, requiring co-planning with classroom teachers. Service delivery occurs in both small group and individually. The SLP is also a leader of adult learning, increasing classroom teachers’ understanding of different conditions and classroom strategies.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITES:
● Evaluate students' communication skills for the purpose of identifying communication disorders, determining program eligibility, and developing recommendations for treatment
● Provide effective therapy to students using evidence-based interventions and curriculum
● Develop treatment plans and interventions in order to minimize the adverse impact of communication disorders in the classroom
● Progress monitor and report on students’ academic progress using recognized and purposeful assessment tools
● Write professional and effective Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs) and progress reports that accurately reflect students’ learning and progress
● Coordinate meetings and processes for eligible students (i.e. testing/screening, parent conferences, team meetings) in order to present evaluation results and goals
● Teach students to self-advocate through exploration of individual strengths, challenges, and interests
● Collaborate with a variety of team members (i.e. parents, teachers, physicians, administration, other professionals) for the purpose of communicating information and aligning services, in compliance with established school guidelines
● Keep up-to-date on developments in the field of speech language through professional reading and development opportunities
● Assist in the Admissions process by reading files and making program/support recommendations
● Lead adult learning by providing professional learning opportunities for parents and teachers about the development of speech and language
● Actively participate in student team meetings and faculty meetings to support schoolwide growth and improvement
● Recognize and celebrate the value of students’ home language and culture
● Participate fully and cooperatively as a member of a professional learning community
● Demonstrate dedication and passion for our school’s mission and professional standards.
• Respect confidentiality of all information about students and their families


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
● MA degree preferred; a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP); membership with American Speech-Language-Hearing Association or other mutually recognized affiliate
● At least three years’ experience in a North American, UK, or international school as a Speech Language Pathologist
● Expertise in the anatomy and physiology of speech and hearing mechanisms and disorders along with principles and practices of communication disorders and speech and language therapy
● Knowledge and experience working with a wide age range of children
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills in English, both written and oral
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Proven and sustained growth mindset and asset-based approach to teaching and learning
• Capacity to embrace and teach students and work with families from a variety of cultural and educational backgrounds
• Dedication to the Vision, Mission and Core Values of ISB

Starting: 1 Jul 2021
Apply By: 31 Mar 2021
Closes In: 24 days

Elementary School Assistant Principal

Please note that:
1) previous applicants need not apply
2) only applications from candidates currently located in China will be considered

JOB GOAL / PURPOSE:

The Elementary School Assistant Principal assists the Principal in the daily operations and long-term planning of the school. The Assistant Principal works with the Principal to ensure that
• all programs and practices of faculty and staff support the school’s mission, vision and strategic plan, in accordance with the school code of professional conduct and ethics
• all students, on a daily basis, are provided with a safe, caring learning environment
• all students can access a high quality, developmentally appropriate, research-based educational program.

The Assistant Principal will hold an Early Years to Grade 5 curriculum leadership role in specified subject areas. The Assistant Principal will be expected to maintain some school wide responsibilities as part of the Administrative Team.

DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

LEADERSHIP FUNCTIONS
Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Assists the Principal in developing and supporting curriculum, instruction and assessment by:
• Collaborating with staff, the Elementary School Principal, and Office of Learning to facilitate improvement in curriculum, instruction and assessment
• Collaborating with Early Years 3 to Grade 5 faculty and staff to ensure successful implementation of the curriculum and use of instructional materials in specified curriculum areas
• Observing teachers and providing feedback on teaching and learning to facilitate student learning and ongoing improvement of instruction using best practices
• Developing teachers’ conceptual knowledge and skills in the specified curriculum areas
• Leading teachers in designing integrated curriculum units of inquiry, developing performance-based assessments and instruction that supports deep understanding of content, and achievement of standards and benchmarks using the Backward Design Model.
• Collaborating with staff to enhance processes of assessment and monitoring of student information and data to improve instruction
• Support individual and schoolwide protection of children in accordance with ISB’s child safeguarding policies, particularly as they relate to the role of section leaders

Professional Learning
Works with the Principal to support staff in their continuous improvement by:
• Meeting with grade level and specialist area teams during appropriate planning times to help with 1) coordination and integration of instruction, 2) collaborative evaluation of student work and data to plan instruction, 3) ensuring a consistent program for all students at a grade level
• Working with the Principal and Office of Learning to plan, implement and evaluate divisional professional development
• Supervising and evaluating teachers as directed by the Principal

Communication
Promotes effective communication and collaboration amongst faculty, students and the community by:
• Communicating with and through grade levels, encouraging continuity regarding curriculum, instructional and assessment practices throughout the school
• Maintaining vision for ongoing improvement of teaching and learning in specified curriculum areas
• Gathering information/data from parents, students and staff as needed
• Assisting the Principal in providing parents with information regarding curriculum, instruction, divisional procedures and special events
• Leading parent education sessions and supporting parent understanding of specified curriculum areas

MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS
Assists the Principal in ensuring the smooth daily operations of the division by managing areas of operations including:
• Assisting the Principal with maintaining, evaluating and improving operating systems and processes
• Assisting the Principal with construction of Elementary School schedules
• Supervising students and supporting student discipline
• Supervising and evaluating teaching assistants and support staff, as assigned
• Performing additional duties as assigned by the Principal that ensure a caring and safe learning environment and the delivery of a high quality, developmentally appropriate, research-based educational program

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
The Elementary School Assistant Principal should be a mature and energetic educator with experience and energy in the following areas:
• An aptitude for building and maintaining positive relationships with students, educators, and parents
• Experience with curriculum development and collaboration across school sections and within an all-school context
• A demonstrated ability in leading groups and implementing curricular initiatives within a Professional Learning Community
• Backwards design unit development, curriculum mapping, and effective assessment practices
• The capacity to organize and deliver effective presentations to diverse audiences
• An ability to work with diverse audiences and build consensus to support the ISB mission, vision and core values
• Superior organizational strategies and an aptitude for solving problems
• Effective communication skills utilizing a variety of mediums and techniques

Essential Qualifications:
1. Current teaching certification
2. School administration or leadership certification (current or in progress)
3. Successful experience as a teacher in the elementary grades
4. A sound understanding of the developmental needs of students in the identified section of the elementary school
5. Proven successful experience in a leadership role
6. Strong understanding and respect for a diversity of cultures and needs of language learners

Desirable:
1. Qualifications in educational leadership (or current study in that field)
2. Qualifications/advanced study in subject specific areas.
Starting: 1 Jul 2021
Apply By: 31 Mar 2021
Closes In: 24 days

ES Learning Support Teacher

JOB GOAL/PURPOSE:

The learning support teacher teaches students who have been identified with learning disabilities and/or learning challenges, using current and evidence-based practices. This position is highly collaborative, requiring co-planning, co-teaching, and co-assessing with classroom teachers as well as small group and individual intervention, ensuring the inclusion in and access to the grade level curriculum. The learning support teacher is also a leader of adult learning, increasing classroom teachers’ understanding of effective strategies for specific conditions and creating inclusive classroom cultures.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITES:

• Collaborate with classroom teachers to co-plan, co-teach, co-assess, co-report and ensure accommodations and/or modifications are implemented with fidelity
• Effectively teach and support learners using a variety of service delivery options (i.e. small group and individual instruction, co-teaching, consultation, etc.)
• Progress monitor and report on students’ academic progress using recognized and purposeful assessment tools
• Collaborate with classroom teachers in the development of differentiated / scaffolded unit and lesson planning, as well as plan effective instruction and assessment for learning support classes
• Write professional and effective Individual Learning Plans (ILPs) and progress reports that accurately reflect students’ learning profiles and guide individual programs
• Teach students to self-advocate through exploration of individual strengths, challenges, and interests
• Keep up-to-date on developments in the field of special education through professional reading and development opportunities
• Actively participate in student team meetings and faculty meetings to support schoolwide growth and improvement
• Effectively use technology to enhance student learning and access to the curriculum
• Assist in the Admissions process by reading files and making program/support recommendations
• Provide a supportive, safe, and challenging environment where students are comfortable to take risks, self-advocate, and feel motivated to learn to their potential
• Lead adult learning by providing professional learning opportunities about disability awareness for parents and teachers
• Recognize and celebrate the value of students’ home language and culture
• Participate in parent/teacher/student conferences to the same extent, and more where needed, as classroom teachers
• Participate in co-curricular activities and/or school section committees
• Respect confidentiality of all information about students and their families
• Perform any other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

• Bachelor’s degree in special education required, Master’s degree with emphasis in special education preferred
• Current teaching credentials and minimum three years successful special education teaching experience; preferred experience in an inclusive international school setting
• Expertise and knowledge in a variety of disability categories (i.e. Specific Learning Disabilities, language disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, etc.)
• An established knowledge of current special education interventions for students with high incident disabilities
• Knowledge of and experience with MTSS, RTI, and PBIS preferred
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills in English, both written and oral
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Proven and sustained growth mindset and asset-based approach to teaching and learning
• Capacity to embrace and teach students and work with families from a variety of cultural and educational backgrounds
• Dedication to the Vision, Mission and Core Values of ISB
Starting: 1 Jul 2021
Apply By: 31 Mar 2021
Closes In: 24 days