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Job Description

Job Title:
EAL Teacher
School / Location:
School / Department:
Middle School & High School
Subjects:
EAL
Job Status:
Full-time
Salary Code:
Teacher
Work Days / Hours:
191 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Brent Wingers, Principal
Requisition Number:
05-2223-028
Summary

ISG Jubail seeks a dynamic EAL teacher with a passion for helping students achieve their full potential.  The ideal candidate will have experience inspiring students to become conscientious and compassionate thinkers and global citizens.  This person would demonstrate a commitment to collaboration around student needs.  ISG Jubail has a strong sense of community. The successful candidate would be committed to contributing to the whole school community beyond the confines of the EAL program.  The ideal candidate would also be eager to engage in collaboration around our mission:  We inspire innovation and compassionate action.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Collaborate around meeting our mission:  We inspire innovation and compassionate action
  • Develop and execute the preparation, planning and delivery of EAL classes and activities for students 
  • Use a range and balance of teaching strategies, including whole class, small group, partner, and individual work 
  • Build on student capabilities and differentiating to meet student needs 
  • Drive learning through assessment and feedback
  • Ensure that the teaching environment is well managed and appropriately resourced 
  • Plan meaningful assessment opportunities based on student performance 
  • Communicate and collaborate in a professional manner 
  • Evaluate the program collaboratively with teaching partners, and parents, and students as appropriate
  • Demonstrate commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Commit to continual professional learning
  • Know and respond to the needs of all students
  • Promote agency and innovation in the learning process
  • Foster compassion and build relationships amongst all the ISG community
  • Exhibit effective and positive classroom management
  • Contribute to student growth and collaboration
  • Contribute to the after-school activities program and to the wider ISG Jubail community
  • Effectively assess and report on student academic achievement and learning dispositions
  • Espouse creativity and passion in and out of the classroom

Specifically, with regards to EAL, the successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Develop and deliver in-class support and pull-out services (where appropriate) to best meet the needs of students
  • Ensure continuity of learning and appropriately scaffolding of material to help access the mainstream curriculum
  • Support appropriate accommodations and modifications for students through collaborating with classroom teachers and specialists 
  • Teach self-advocacy skills needed to become an independent learner
  • Collaborate with the counseling team, administrators, and classroom teachers to develop and refine the referral/identification process for those requiring intensive English language development 
  • Identify and administer appropriate assessment(s) to assess students’ academic English language development progress.
  • Inspire students to actively engage in, and reflect on, the learning process
  • Create an environment where students can comfortably learn, communicate, grow, and develop their passions
  • Be an advocate for middle school and high school students
  • Collaborate and communicate with colleagues and parents to design and implement individualized support plans and learning strategies
  • Contribute to the creation and revision of interdisciplinary curriculum documents
  • Share interests and passions with students through the after-school program 
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study
  • Related advanced study or certifications
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience

  • Supporting students academically in an international context
  • Leading and inspiring both middle- and high-school students to be informed and inspired community members and leaders 
  • Organizing student projects and performance tasks
  • Documenting curriculum according to Understanding by Design (UbD) principles
  • Designing standards-based programs
  • Collaborating in a professional setting with large and small groups of colleagues
  • Leading groups of students and faculty
  • Conducting functional behavior assessments and developing behavior intervention plans 
  • Teaching multi-sensory educational strategies to improve sensory, perceptual, kinesthetic, executive functioning skills, communication, cognition, and social/emotional development 

Skills

  • Positive and compassionate outlook
  • Open-mindedness and flexibility
  • A proactive approach and ability to take initiative
  • Desire to engage in meaningful collaboration