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 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 DP Psychology and MYP Individuals & Societies.
START DATE: August 2020
REPORTS TO: Group Leader - Individuals and Societies
Teaching Middle and High school-aged students; it will involve IB Diploma Psychology plus an elective MYP I&S course called Contemporary Issues.
Teach 5 classes in a block style format.
Be actively involved in the schoolwide professional community.
Supervise Extended Essays.
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.
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or Education.
Minimum 3 years experience teaching Psychology.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org using ‘Psychology Teacher’ as the subject heading.
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.