Job Description

Job Title
Learning Support Teacher
School / Location
School / Department
Elementary School
Subjects
Reading
Job Status
Full-time
Salary Code
Teacher
Work Days / Hours
191 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants
Position Start Date
As soon as possible
Application Deadline
Until filled
Reports to
Shan Ahmed, Assistant Principal
Requisition Number
05-1920-092
Summary

ISG Jubail seeks a dynamic Elementary Learning Support 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 Learning Support 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 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

  • Plan meaningful assessment opportunities

  • Drive learning through assessment and feedback

  • Reflect on assessment goals and targets

  • Plan and 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 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 Learning Support, the successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Develop and deliver in class support and pull-out services to best meet the needs of students

  • Ensure continuity of learning and appropriately scaffolding of material

  • 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 with learning challenges.

  • Identify and administer appropriate assessment(s) to assess students’ progress toward goals in a collaborative manner

  • 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 Elementary 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 candidate must have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Related advanced study or certifications

Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience

  • Supporting students academically in an international context

  • Leading and inspiring students to be informed and inspired community members and leaders 

  • Organizing student projects and performance tasks

  • 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 & Dispositions

  • Positive and compassionate outlook

  • Open-mindedness and flexibility

  • A proactive approach and ability to take initiative

  • Desire to engage in meaningful collaboration