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 AIS 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. Classroom teachers collaborate with a fulltime co-teacher, sharing the responsibility of the class. Co-teachers plan, implement and assess learning under the lense of the Primary Years Programme (PYP) curriculum.
START DATE: August 2020
REPORTS TO: Principal of Lower Primary
Collaboratively plan lessons in all subject areas, in a trans-disciplinary manner: literacy, math, science, social studies, personal social education, etc…
Differentiate by administering formative assessments that inform lesson planning so that each child is challenged in their zone of proximal development
Develop relationships with students that support a restorative practices approach to classroom management.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Training and experience in a Primary school setting
Experience with and commitment to collaborative teaching
An understanding of the principles of second language acquisition
An unwavering commitment to the students
An intercultural perspective and/or international teaching experience
Successful experience in an inquiry/trans-disciplinary or IBPYP environment
Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills.
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, using ‘Grade 1 Primary School Teacher (English)’ 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.
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.