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Job Description

Job Title:
Learning Assistant
School / Location:
School / Department:
Elementary School
Subjects:
All
Job Status:
Full-time
Salary Code:
Support Staff
Work Days / Hours:
178 days @ 7 hours per day and 9 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Dr. Derrick des Vignes, Assistant Principal
Requisition Number:
05-2223-080, 05-2223-081
Summary

ISG Jubail seeks a dynamic Assistant Teacher with a passion for involving students in all areas of elementary Homeroom classes.  The ideal candidate will have experience inspiring students to become conscientious and compassionate thinkers and global citizens.  This person would demonstrate a commitment to a well-rounded and flexible Homeroom program that encompasses interdisciplinary connections and authentic/relevant learning experiences.  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 Homeroom program.  The ideal candidate would 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 commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Collaborate around meeting our mission:  We inspire innovation and compassionate action
  • Communicate and collaborate in a professional manner
  • Commit to continual professional learning
  • Deliver meaningful assessment opportunities
  • Drive learning through assessment and feedback
  • Reflect on assessment goals and targets
  • Deliver effective and meaningful learning opportunities
  • 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 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 the Assistant Teacher  position, the successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Inspire students to engage and lead in a diverse global community
  • Work in  an environment where students passionately exercise agency
  • Contribute to the creation and delivery of a quality educational experience 
  • Establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with staff, students, and the community
  • Demonstrate initiative, flexibility, and a self-directed proactive approach
  • Demonstrate effective time management and good organizational skills
  • Show creativity, energy, enthusiasm, and commitment to excellence
  • Manage a classroom utilizing positive reinforcement techniques
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study
  • An advanced degree in a related field of study
  • Coursework or qualification in a related field of study
  • Expertise in using  Google Apps for Education 
  • Proficiency in the use of the app Seesaw
  • Knowledge of Understanding by Design (UbD) principles and interdisciplinary planning
  • Understanding of conceptual based mathematics
  • Confidence in working with technology effectively in the classroom
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience

  • In using the Lucy Calkins Readers and Writers workshop model
  • Worked in an elementary classroom in an international context
  • Worked in close partnership with teachers to establish an appropriate child-centered learning environment Participated fully in the preparation, planning, and delivery of child-centered learning activities 
  • Supported individuals and groups of children
  • Helped to ensure that the classroom environment is well-managed, properly ordered, and effectively presented

Skills 

  • Positive and compassionate outlook
  • Open-minded and flexible
  • A proactive approach and the ability to take initiative
  • Desire to engage in meaningful collaboration