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Any new openings for the current school year will get posted throughout the year. Please forward your resume to jobs@acs.gr with your letter of interest and we'll get back to you as new openings are announced. Keep posted on this page.
Wednesday
Mar282018

Substitute Teachers*

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit Substitute Teachers for the following subject areas (all grades):

English Literature, Humanities, Math, Science.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree, Master's preferred, from an accredited college or university in teaching;
  • Native Speaker of English;
  • At least three years of teaching experience;
  • Commitment to remain current in content knowledge and teaching strategies.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To be considered for this vacancy, please reference job title and your last name in the subject line (e.g. RE: SUBSTITUTE_SMITH), and submit in English:
  • Cover letter, which should include a statement of your educational philosophy;
  • Resume, which should contain applicable license/certification information and;
  • The contact information for three professional references.

Submit the above required information to jobs@acs.gr.

* Substitute Teachers are hired on a per-day basis according to the needs of the school.

Monday
Mar262018

High School Optimal Learning Program Specialist / Educator / Coordinator

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit an OLP Specialist to work with High School students. The specialist reports to the Dean of Academic Affairs.

DUTIES:

Summary Description: Works with children who need learning support or require a specialized program of education in order to successfully complete their education.

  • Works with students with learning differences such as dyslexia & ADHD; 
  • Identifies individual needs and is responsible for creating a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment; 
  • Prepares skill building lessons and resources; Develops and adapts teaching methods to meet individual needs of students; 
  • Uses special equipment to stimulate interest in learning: audiovisual material, computers, starboard;
  • Collaborates with classroom teacher to appropriately accommodate students in the classroom; 
  • Works with classroom teacher to define appropriate activities and resources to help student succeed;
  • Develops an Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) and shares with parents. student, counselors and teachers of student; 
  • Collaborates with other professionals, such as counselors, counseling psychologist, speech and language specialists to best facilitate student learning; Updates and maintains student records as they relate to OLP; 
  • Attends department, faculty and school wide meetings; Keeps the Dean of Student Affairs abreast of all relevant issues; 
  • Works closely with Educational Testing Center as needed; Works closely with principals regarding student issues.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Special Ed. Certificate/license; 
  • Bachelor's Degree, Master's in Special Education preferred from an accredited college or university;
  • At least two years of relevant teaching experience, required; 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, to students (ages 14-17); 
  • Commitment to remain current in content knowledge and teaching strategies;  
  • Currently contributing to US Social Security and FICA tax, required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To be considered for this vacancy, please reference job title and your last name in the subject line (e.g. RE: OLP_SMITH), and submit in English:

  • Cover letter, which should include a statement of your educational philosophy; 
  • Resume, which should contain applicable license/certification information and; 
  • The contact information for three professional references.

Submit the above required information to jobs@acs.gr.

Application deadline: April 5th, 2018

Monday
Mar262018

Guidance Counseling Specialist

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit an Academy Guidance Counseling Specialist. The Counselor reports to the Dean of Student Affairs.

DUTIES:

  • Guides students through the relevant guidance curriculum in accordance with the departmental standards and benchmarks;
  • Makes available to students opportunities for individual and/or group counseling for personal, social and academic challenges;
  • Communicates with parents the progress of the students;
  • Provides essential information to teachers about students which will result in desirable classroom relationships;
  • Is responsible for ordering, administering, and directing the use of standardized tests; interpret the results of these tests for students, teachers, and parents;
  • Provides guidance to students when selecting courses for the succeeding year;
  • Assists students and parents in creating and updating four-year plans;
  • Works closely with the Principal on individual and group issues;
  • Serves on the Child Study Team committee;
  • Conducts small group counseling sessions directed toward issues of concern to the student body (i.e. study skills groups, bullying, etc.);
  • Administers placement tests;
  • Facilitates new student orientation/registration;
  • Facilitates the Buddy Program with new students;
  • Creates and monitors all student schedules;
  • Monitors quarterly progress reports;
  • Serves as team member of school-wide Advisory Program;
  • Assists students with scholarship and award opportunities;
  • Serves as active member of Core grade level meetings;
  • Serves as creative team member of school-wide Wellness Week;
  • Keeps the Dean of Student Affairs abreast of all relevant issues;
  • Works closely with the OLP department to facilitate smooth progress of students with learning differences;
  • Works closely with the JK-12 counseling psychologist as needed regarding student socio-emotional well being;
  • Works closely with Registrar in relation to college/university application process;
  • Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Teaching certification or equivalent in Guidance Counseling/School Counseling;
  • Academic degrees from an accredited University/College in relevant field (MA);
  • At least two years of relevant experience;
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, both orally and written, in English;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality as necessary;
  • Knowledge of technological tools; word, excel, moodle;
  • Currently contributing to US Social Security and FICA tax, required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To be considered for this vacancy, please reference job title and your last name in the subject line (e.g. RE: COUNSELING_SPECIALIST_SMITH), and submit in English:
    Cover letter, which should include a statement of your educational philosophy;
  • Resume, which should contain applicable license/certification information and;
  • The contact information for three professional references.

Submit the above required information to jobs@acs.gr.

Application deadline: April 5th, 2018

Monday
Mar262018

Elementary School ESL Teacher

ACS Athens, A World Class International School - Leading Innovation in Education, is seeking to recruit an ESL teacher to teach Elementary School students.  The teacher reports to the Elementary School Principal.

Duties

  • Provides learning experiences, while creating an environment that is conducive to student learning and involvement
  • Monitors students' understanding of the curriculum effectively and adjusts instruction, materials, or assessments when appropriate
  • Evaluates,  utilizes innovative approaches, and refines instructional strategies, including the effective use of technologies such as interactive boards, to increase student learning, involvement, and confidence to learn for the social, emotional, and academic well – being
  • Demonstrates appreciation for and sensitivity to the diversity among individuals and strives to ensure equitable opportunities for student learning
  • Demonstrates positive and effective classroom management skills
  • Maintains and improves professional competence through attendance at professional development events
  • Shares responsibility for accomplishing the goals and priorities of his/her grade /team/ department
  • Plans for student field trips that are aligned with the existing curriculum
  • Other duties, as assigned

Qualifications

  • Teaching License or equivalent in ESL Elementary Education
  • Academic degrees from an accredited University/College in the specific subject area(s)
  • At least two years of relevant teaching experience
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, in English to students
  • Commitment to remain current in content knowledge and teaching strategies
  • Currently contributing to U.S. Social Security and FICA tax, required

Application Procedure

To be considered for this vacancy, please reference job title and your last name in the subject line
(e.g. RE: ESL_SMITH), and submit in
English:

  1. Cover letter, which should include a statement of your educational philosophy
  2. Resume, which should contain applicable license/certification information, and
  3. Three professional references

Submit the above required information to:
Human Resources at jobs@acs.gr.

Application deadline:  April 5th, 2018


Incomplete submissions or candidate profiles that do not meet the person and job specifications will not be considered.

Monday
Mar262018

Middle School Technology Teacher

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit a part-time Technology Teacher to teach Middle School students. The teacher reports to the Middle School Principal.

DUTIES:

  • Provide learning experiences in IT/Computer Science, while creating an environment that is conducive to student learning and involvement;
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to meet the varied needs of individual students in any given class;
  • Monitor students' understanding of the curriculum effectively and adjusts instruction, materials, or assessments when appropriate;
  • Evaluate, try innovative approaches, and refine instructional strategies, including the effective use of technologies available to teachers, to increase student learning, involvement, and confidence to learn;
  • Serve as a resource for faculty in meaningful use of technology in teaching and learning;
  • Demonstrate appreciation for and sensitivity to the diversity among individuals and strives to ensure equitable opportunities for student learning;
  • Maintain and improve professional competence through attendance at professional development events;
  • Share responsibility for accomplishing the goals and priorities of his/her grade/team/department;
  • Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Licensed to teach grades 6-8 IT/Computer Science;
  • Bachelor's Degree, Master’s preferred, from an accredited college or university;
  • At least two years of relevant teaching experience, required;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, to students (ages 11-14);
  • Commitment to remain current in content knowledge and teaching strategies.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To be considered for this vacancy, please reference job title and your last name in the subject line (e.g. RE: TECHNOLOGY_SMITH), and submit in English:
  • Cover letter, which should include a statement of your educational philosophy;
  • Resume, which should contain applicable license/certification information and;
  • The contact information for three professional references.

Submit the above required information to jobs@acs.gr.

Application deadline: April 5th, 2018

Monday
Mar262018

Elementary School Library Media Literacy Specialist

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit a Library Media Literacy Specialist. The teacher reports to the Elementary School Principal.

 

DUTIES:

  • Assists teachers and principals with the development and modeling of instructional practices that lead to high levels of literacy development for students;
  • Gather, organize, interpret and/or present data to staff for use in designing interventions;
  • Work with individual or groups of at-risk students on reading/literacy skills;
  • Serves as a resource to teachers, administrators, and the community;
  • Works cooperatively with professionals to meet the needs of the diverse population of learners;
  • Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Five or more years of successful teaching experience including experience working with at-risk students;
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Masters in Library Science;
  • Appropriate certification/licensure;
  • Experience presenting to and working with teachers to improve their practices;
  • Background and training in literacy/reading at multiple grade levels;
  • Ability to develop and sustain positive working relationships with students, staff, parents and colleagues;
  • Technology skills (able to use MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel);
  • Exceptional communication, data analysis, leadership, and organizational skills;
  • Experience in teaching with one or more of the following:
  • Reading Street
  • My Sidewalks
  • Fundations
  • Wilson Reading Commitment to remain current in content knowledge and teaching strategies.
  • Currently contributing to US Social Security and FICA tax, required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To be considered for this vacancy, please reference job title and your last name in the subject line (e.g. RE: LITERACY_SPECIALIST_SMITH), and submit in English:
  • Cover letter, which should include a statement of your educational philosophy;
  • Resume, which should contain applicable license/certification information and;
  • The contact information for three professional references.

Submit the above required information to jobs@acs.gr.

Application deadline: April 5th, 2018