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Learning Support Teacher

school
Ecole Internationale de Geneve
location
Geneva, Switzerland, Europe
salary
US 0 - 0 a month
Start date
Start August 2024
1
  • Middle School, High School
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Associate/2-year Diploma
  • 5 years of teaching experience
  • Teaching Credential/License

Candidate requirements:

  • Qualifications that specifically focus on working with students with Special Educational Needs.
  • Fluent English speaker; a working knowledge of French or willingness to learn
  • Minimum 5 years experience working with students in a Learning Support environment.
  • Experience in IBO Middle Years, Diploma, and Career Programmes an advantage.
  • Resourceful and adaptable, enabling a variety of approaches to enable student-centered solutions.
  • Candidate will be required to work within and as part of a team, as well as show initiative when required
  • Excellent ICT and administrative skills, ideally Google level 1 certified

Candidates are required to apply online including a CV, a cover letter as well as 3 references, one of which must be your current employer, before 09.02.2024 addressed to Mr Jamie Williams, Principal of Campus des Nations mentioning the reference 410 265.

To be discussed after the interview.

Founded in 1924, the International School of Geneva (Ecolint) is one of the oldest and largest international schools in the world. Our school is a not-for-profit foundation whose mission is to provide the local and international communities with a high-quality international education. Each student is welcomed to the school with respect for their personal and cultural identity and is offered an education that allows them to develop their abilities to their highest potential.

Campus des Nations is the most recent campus in the International School of Geneva Foundation. Located in the heart of Geneva’s international quarter, this campus has quickly established itself as an educationally pioneering school committed to putting student learning at the center of all its activities. Campus des Nations is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School. Our programs are based on the IB’s ‘Learner Profile’, a set of ideals that inspire, motivate, and focus the work of the school and help students to become more thoughtful, moral, cultured, and caring. Fostering these qualities is at the heart of all we do. Campus des Nations is the smallest of the three campuses of the International School of Geneva. It opened in September 2005 and now has 680 students in the secondary school representing more than 90 nationalities.
To complete our team, we are looking for a:

Learning Support Teacher

Full-time 40 hours

Responsibilities:

Seeking a support teacher with a demonstrated history of achieving high standards in schools, successfully implementing and supporting changes, and providing guidance and leadership to students and educators in the field of specialized support.
With a focus on inclusivity and empowerment, you will be a committed educator who possesses a clear vision for supporting students in an inclusive setting. Additionally, you will be able to guide colleagues in ensuring equal access to the curriculum, irrespective of cognitive abilities.
You will get the opportunity to observe and assess students' performance with diverse requirements, such as those with difficulties in expressive and receptive language, dyslexia, written language impairment, ADHD, ASD, and giftedness.

The candidate must have experience collaborating with pedagogical staff to implement an inclusive educational strategy (including Universal Design Learning) that equips our students with the necessary skills to become self-reliant learners and fosters a sense of empowerment in their interactions with our students.
The candidate's capacity to read reports, write individual learning targets, liaise with parents, and provide feedback to all stakeholders are crucial for the success of our children and to promote excellence in education are vital.

Having the ability to help MYP and DP Mathematics and Sciences would be highly advantageous along with experience working with children aged 11-18.
The department prioritizes the acquisition of skills over the teaching of content. Therefore, having the knowledge and experience to design and implement skills-based intervention programs would be highly beneficial, including working in small group settings and co-teaching.
The successful candidate will work closely with Heads of Department and Programme Coordinators to provide 1 to 1 counseling to students to support their organization, executive functioning, and deadline management.  

The International School of Geneva welcomes applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

We prepare students for membership in communities that are socially and culturally diverse, for citizenship, and for engagement with the political, ethical, and environmental challenges of their times. We expect them to want to take an active part in making their world a better place and one that is based on the mutual understanding, respect, and shared values to which the school has been committed throughout its long history.

The International School of Geneva serves both the international and local communities of the Geneva area. We are committed to preparing students to live in a multilingual and multicultural world and, as a bilingual Foundation, to develop their fluency in both English and French.

The school exists for the sake of its students and is committed to a continual re-evaluation of their needs in the light of social, economic, and cultural change. The school strives continually to promote excellence in all aspects of its provision, to do better than its previous best, and to model the values that it encourages in its students.

The main principles of an international education

A key element of this unity is a commitment to a particular kind of international education.

The Foundation has defined those main principles as follows:

Encouraging important international values Supporting the student’s language development Ensuring an international dimension to the curriculum Recognising the importance of global issues Showing respect for, and integration with, the host country
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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