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.
Please send resume and letter of interest via email to email@example.com; please type the job title into your subject line: Primary School Physical Education Assistant (English).
About Atlanta International School
Atlanta International School, nestled in the historic campus designed by Philip Shutze in the heart of Buckhead, is an educational blend of Atlanta's old tradition and the pioneering international strength of present-day Atlanta.
As the innovator of a global curriculum for future leaders, AIS offers a program of academic excellence to American and international students, beginning with three-year-old kindergarten and culminating in grade 12 with the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma.International Baccalaureate (IB) followed from three-year-old Kindergarten through grade 12 from Primary Years Programme (PYP) through Middle Years Programme (MYP) to Diploma Programme (DP). Accredited by Council of International Schools (CIS), AdvancED and Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) as well as authorized by International Baccalaureate (IBO) to offer IB programs.