Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.
Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. This is a full time position (5 classes) teaching students ages 11 - 18 from in Spanish Language Literature and Language Acquisition. Students in Spanish Language Literature come from a partial Spanish immersion programme in Primary School and may also have Spanish as their mother tongue. In Language Acquisition we offer classes from the emergent to the proficient level.
Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.
START DATE: To Be Determined
REPORTS TO: Head of Spanish
Collaborate with different groups to create, plan, document and moderate assessments
Work as an Advisor in a specified year group ?of 10 to 15 students and participate in an annual field trip
Supervise Personal Projects and/or Extended Essays as part of the International Baccalaureate Programme
Supervise students during break and lunch on a rotating schedule, approximately 1 hour a week
Bachelor’s degree in Education or equivalent
Minimum 3 years experience teaching Spanish Literature
Experience with the MYP/DP or similar program
Knowledgeable about multimodal texts
Knowledgeable about Project Zero practices - (Making Thinking Visible, 8 Cultural Forces, etc.) and other developments in the field.
Creative and critical thinking skills
Classroom management and differentiation skills
Self-management skills - organization, affective and reflective skills
Technology skills - flexibility to work on different platforms
Communication skills - effectively communicate with different stakeholders in the community
Adaptability skills - work in a changing environment
Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to [email protected] using ‘Spanish Teacher’ as the subject heading.
We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.
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.