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Primary School Learning Support Coordinator

school
Green Hills Academy Rwanda
location
Kigali, Rwanda
Start date
Ongoing
3 years
1
  • Elementary
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Ensure that learner support is aligned with IB pedagogy and requirements
  • Ensure that learning support is personalized and responsive to individual learning needs
  • Support, model and promote the school mission and vision
  • Remain up to date with relevant pedagogy and current practices within the area of learning support
  • Maintain actively involved in a program of professional development to improve practice
  • Create and manage relevant documentation and other administrative requirements
  • Maintain positive and productive relationships with learners, parents, educators, and support staff
  • Attend meetings and participate in events as required 
  • Fulfill other responsibilities as required by the Primary School Principal

 

Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications including a brief cover letter, detailed CV, copies of relevant degrees as well as the names and contact information of three recent referees who have been direct supervisors; by 5.00 p.m. on Friday 20th May 2022.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.

To be discussed during the interview.

Learner Support Coordinator for Primary School

The Learner Support Coordinator is responsible for providing learning support for learners and assisting educators in supporting learners who need learning support. The Coordinator reports to the Primary School Principal.

Responsibilities:

Level 1 and Level 2 Learner Support

  • Assist the Director of Admission in identifying applicants who may need Level 1 or 2 learning support
  • Work collaboratively with educators to identify learners who may need learning support
  • Assess or arrange an assessment of learners who are identified as learners who may need learning support
  • Provide and organize support for learners who need learning support
  • Provide support and professional development for educators to assist them in educating learners who need additional support
  • Provide a wide range of resources for educators to support learners
  • Coordinate learning support services for learners, including reading intervention and ESL
  • Communicate with parents as needed regarding the learning support services

 

Level 3 Learner Support

  • Assist the Director of Admission in identifying applicants who may need Level 3 learning support
  • Identify and assess GHA learners who may need Level 3 support
  • Inform the Human Resouces Director of the need to employ Assistant Teachers to support Level 3 learners who need one-to-one Level 3 support, and interview and select qualified candidates in collaboration with HR officers
  • Support, supervise and provide professional development for Assistant Teachers who support Level 3 learners
  • Facilitate IEP meetings and ensure the development of IEPs for Level 3 learners
  • Provide termly IEP progress reports to parents/guardians
  • Communicate to parents and guardians the learner support process for referrals, evaluations, IEPs, and re-evaluations
  • Re-evaluate at least annually the need for Level 3 support and help learners transition to Level 2 support when indicated
  • Assist parents to access programs and community resources available to learners with special needs

 

 

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

Green Hills Academy was established in 1997 with 130 students. Currently, GHA educates approximately 1,600 learners from 62 different nationalities in Nursery through Grade 12. GHA offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (DP) and will begin implementing the Primary Years and Middle Years Programmes in September 2021. GHA is the only school in Rwanda offering the DP, which helps our learners gain admission to competitive universities globally. GHA is also the only school in Rwanda with Label France Education accreditation, helping learners pursue further education and careers in Francophone countries. GHA is accredited by Cognia. 

GHA offers two options for learners from Nursery through Middle School. Parents can choose the English track, where students study all content areas in English, and French and Kinyarwanda as additional languages. Alternatively, parents can choose our bilingual French/English or 50/50 program in which learners spend approximately half their time learning in English and the other half in French.

Located on a lush 26-acre campus in the heart of Kigali, GHA's facilities include spacious classrooms, a gymnasium, pool, music and band room, dining hall, soccer field, and boarding houses for learners in Grades 7 to 12.

Rwanda is the safest country to live in Africa, according to a Gallup Poll. The "land of a thousand hills" Rwanda is also lush and beautiful with a moderate climate year-round. Kigali is a clean, green, and thriving city.

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

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