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Individuals & Societies Teacher, Secondary School

School: Atlanta International School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
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.
POSITION DESCRIPTION
Teachers at Atlanta International School 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 teaching position teaching MYP Individuals & Societies.

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: August 2020
REPORTS TO: Group Leader - Individuals and Societies

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
• Teaching Middle and High school-aged students; it will involve MYP Individuals & Societies courses in Grades 6 and 10.
• Teach 5 classes in a block style format.
• Be actively involved in the schoolwide professional community.
• Supervise Personal Projects.
• Develop curriculum and resources we have on digital platforms.
• Serve as an advisor for a group of 10-15 students and do an overnight field trip with that grade level.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Education.
• Minimum 3 years experience teaching Individuals & Societies or social studies.
• Experience with MYP/DP or similar program. Passion and subject knowledge is more important than direct IB experience.
• An international perspective and/or international teaching experience.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
• Ability to integrate technology in a 1:1 teaching environment.
• Familiarity with current international educational practices including inquiry and concept based learning, authentic assessments, and Project Zero.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability and desire to work collaboratively with the school community including students, staff, and parents.
DIVERSITY STATEMENT
Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY
To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘I&S 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.


Contact name: Human Resources
Contact email address: employment@aischool.org


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