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NIST International School

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Elementary Learning & Enrichment Support Teacher

Required for August 2020

NIST is looking for an appropriately qualified, effective and connected educator to join our dynamic, high functioning learning support team in the dual role of learning support and enrichment support specialist in the elementary school.

NIST is an ambitious school with a mission to do our best for every student. We have a focus on achievement in the broadest sense, and a collaborative and inquiry-based approach is an expected feature in classrooms. Being an active participant in the life of the school is important to us.

Qualifications & Experience
- Teaching qualification (B.Ed. or M.Ed., a requirement in Thailand to obtain a teaching license)
- Learning support/special needs qualification and elementary learning support experience (essential)
- International teaching experience (desirable)
- IB PYP experience (desirable)
- Experience, and if possible further study, with enrichment support for highly able learners (desirable)

Professional Expectations
- Operate effectively in varying roles, including teacher, co-teacher, student advocate, facilitator and support manager for individual students
- Respond to individual learner needs in an effective, flexible manner and ensure adequate challenge for all learners
- Demonstrate an understanding of multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS)
- Work positively and flexibly with a range of colleagues, demonstrating strong interpersonal skills
- Participate, in a team approach, with other support services such as counsellors, SLT and OT
- Collaborate and plan with teachers within year level teams and single subject teachers
- Develop and implement of individualized learning plans in collaboration with colleagues
- Convey a strong sense of credibility, clarity and efficacy to inspire others
- Contribute to professional development of teachers to build their capacity to serve the needs of all learners
- Demonstrate effective organizational skills and good time management
- Build strong home-school partnerships and facilitate parent-teacher meetings
- Assess, communicate and report to parents, teachers and students
- Create and support targeted enrichment extra-curricular activities
- Utilize and review teaching strategies as necessary in line with the school’s curriculum and its mission, vision and values
- Take part in and lead school-based professional development, in-service days and activities
- Participate in professional reading and external professional development to extend knowledge and understanding in order to develop own practice and that of colleagues
- Demonstrate commitment to collaborative planning and teaching
- Demonstrate leadership and build capacity in areas of expertise
- Contribute to the school’s extra-curricular activities programmes
- Complete school duties as defined by the school's leadership for the designated role
- Perform duties in accordance with the NIST Child Safeguarding Code of Conduct and NIST Professional Code of Conduct

Starting

1 Aug 2020

Apply By

29 Feb 2020

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor

Cover Letter

Required

Minimum Experience

2 years

Job Structure

Teacher
IB PYP
Elementary/Primary School
Learning Support and Enrichment
Generalist
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