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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
Aug232017

Nurse

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit a Nurse for the academic year 2017-2018.

The School Nurse is a certified professional who facilitates the educational process by improving and maintaining the health status of students.   The major focus of school nursing services is the early detection and correction of health problems.  The school nurse is uniquely qualified in preventive health, health assessment, and referral procedures. The nurse reports to the Dean of Student Affairs.

Duties

  1. Provide health assessments
    1. Obtains a health and developmental history
    2. Screens and evaluates findings for deficits in vision, hearing, scoliosis, growth, etc.
    3. Observes the child for development and health patterns in making a nursing assessment and nursing diagnosis.
    4. Identifies health findings, which do not fall within the normal range
    5. Assists with physical examinations when conducted in the school
  2. Develops and implements a health plan
    1. Interprets the health status of pupils to school personnel
    2. Initiates referrals to parents, school personnel and community health resources for intervention, remediation, and follow through.
    3. Provides ongoing health information to pupils, parents, school personnel and health agencies
    4. Recommends and helps to implement modifications of school programs to meet students' health needs
    5. Utilizes existing health resources to provide appropriate care of pupils
  3. Maintains, evaluates, and interprets cumulative health data to accommodate individual needs of students
  4. Participates as the health specialist on the child study team to develop the health individualized educational plan (I.E.P.)
  5. Plans and implements school health management protocols for the child with chronic health problems, including the administration of medication
  6. Develops procedures and provides for crises intervention for acute illness, injury and emotional disturbance (in conjunction with school psychologist)
  7. Promotes and assists in the control of communicable diseases through preventive immunization programs, early detection, surveillance and reporting of contagious diseases
  8. Recommends provisions for a school environment conducive to learning
  9. Provides information on health
    1. Provides health information to assist students and families in making health-related decisions
    2. Participates in health education directly and indirectly for the improvement of health by teaching persons to become more assertive health consumers and to assume greater responsibility for their own health
    3. Provides information to adolescents concerning health problems in order to encourage responsible decision-making practices
    4. Serves as a resource person to the classroom teacher and administrator in health instruction and as a member of the health curriculum development committees
  10. Coordinates school and community health activities and serves as a liaison person between the home, school, and community
  11. Acts as a resource person in promoting health careers
  12. Engages in research and evaluation of school health services to act as a change agent for school health programs and school nursing practices
  13. Assists in the formation of health policies, goals and objectives for the school unit
  14. Is responsible for maintaining and updating cumulative health records
  15. Helps develop/revise school health policies, procedures and standing orders
  16. Prepares the budget for school health supplies
  17. Reviews, revises and implements emergency policies, including in-service health and safety programs for personnel
  18. Prepares first aid kits for each building
  19. Organizes, instructs, and supervises school health volunteers or assistants
  20. Reports regularly in writing to the Dean of Student Affairs on school health activities
  21. Prepares statistical reports for the office of Student Affairs
  22. Implements the school medication policy and procedure
  23. Encourages parents to maintain current immunization protection as recommended by the Department of Health
  24. Participates in student registration
  25. Serves as a resource person to school personnel. Participates selectively in classroom instruction under the supervision of the teacher

Further Recommendations

  • Remain abreast of health issues and prevention/intervention options as dictated by the Department of Health
  • Read the Faculty Handbook, Student Handbook, Physical Education Handbook
  • Get to know the key people: administration, faculty, the guidance and physical education personnel, secretaries, custodians, bus drivers
  • Meet with the teachers to acquaint them with the health program, health services offered and classroom emergency procedures for first aid.
  • Set up first aid kits for the various areas of your schools (in conjunction with the Athletic Director)
  • Set up a daily log to list those students who visit the nurse's office, or need special attention
  • Review students' health records and inform school personnel of special health problems, possible school safety hazards.  This is an excellent time to have handouts ready for the faculty in such areas as epilepsy, diabetes, etc.
  • Plan to attend as many faculty meetings as possible. This helps identify the school nurse as a member of the staff.
  • Keep lines of communication open between nurse and teachers, nurse and administration, nurse and parents, and nurse and guidance department
  • Participate in the preparation of the school health services budget
  • Develop full year plan for scheduled health activities including accommodated mandated reporting.
  • Prepare reports monthly/yearly.  It is extremely important to document school nursing activities.  This documentation provides both the Dean of Student Affairs and President with information to support the need for school nursing.  A yearly report should summarize data in the monthly reports

Qualifications

  1. Possession of a current license / certification to practice professional nursing
  2. Three years experience as a professional nurse
  3. A baccalaureate degree or an equivalent degree.   The degree can be in nursing or a related field

Application Procedure

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

  1. Cover letter, which should include a statement of your professional philosophy;
  2. Resume, which should contain valid license / certification information, and
  3. The contact information for three professional references;

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

Application deadline:  - -


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

Tuesday
Aug012017

High School IB Business Management/Economics 

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit an IB Business Management teacher to teach High School students.  The teacher reports to the High School Principal.

Terms

The position's assignment is 60% with a possibility of up to 80%.

Duties

  • Provide learning experiences in Business Management & Economics, while creating an environment that is conducive to student learning and involvement
  • 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
  • Know and use technology in teaching
  • 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 9-12 Business/Economics Bachelor's Degree, Master’s preferred, from an accredited college or university, in Business or Economics At least two years of relevant teaching experience, required IB and/or AP teaching experience required Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, to students (ages 14 – 18) 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: BUSINESS_SMITH), and submit in
English:

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

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

NEW Application deadline: August 18, 2017


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

Thursday
Jul202017

Tennis Coach

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit a Tennis Coach to teach all grades of students. The coach reports to the Director of Athletics.

Duties:

  • Delivery of the training and drill activities for the students that are registered in the tennis academy.
  • Instructing the players in order to enhance their skills and expertise over time.
  • Providing them with unique techniques, methods and procedures that help them improve the game.
  • Interacting with all players and discovering their hidden strengths and capabilities by following the rules and principles of sports.
  • Interacting with the Tennis Academy coordinator for the cohesion of the program.
  • Interacting with the Tennis Academy coordinator for the final schedule of lessons
  • Assist as needed in the promotion of the program.
  • Be present during the events that are organized by the Tennis Academy as well as meetings.
  • Executing all other roles and job duties that fall within his/her administration and supervision.

Qualifications:

  • Physical Education degree (specialty in tennis) or ITF certified tennis coach or similar degree of other tennis federation;
  • At least three years of experience as a tennis coach;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, to Elementary School students;
  • Working hours: Monday to Friday, 16.00 to 19.30 (extension of additional hours depending on demand).

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

  • Cover letter;
  • Resume;
  • The contact information for three professional references.
Submit the above required information to jobs@acs.gr.

ACS Athens does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, or disability in admission to, access to, employment in, or treatment in its programs and activities. ACS Athens is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workplace. The school system’s educational philosophy and HR goals, including the goal of equal employment opportunity, will be considered in filling all positions.

Tuesday
Jul182017

Science Lab Assistant

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit a Science Lab Assistant to plan, coordinate and facilitate internal assessment labs for students for the academic year 2017-2018.  The Science Lab Assistant reports to the Academy Principal.

Duties

  • Provides laboratory experiences in Physics, Biology and Chemistry, while creating an environment that is conducive to student learning and involvement
  • In cooperation with the Science Teachers, prepares and supervises labs in Physics, Biology and Chemistry and plans student lab schedules
  • Supports and guides students in setting up their lab work
  • Supports students in analyzing data and writing lab reports according to criteria
  • Supports students with time management, specifically helping them meet internal and IB Deadlines
  • Monitors students' understanding of the labs effectively and shares student progress with the Science teachers, IB Director and the Academy Principal
  • Works with students in preparing their portfolios and keeps accurate records of all student work
  • Uses innovative approaches and refines strategies, including the effective use of technology, to increase student learning, involvement, and confidence to learn
  • Demonstrates appreciation for and sensitivity to the diversity among individuals and strives to ensure equitable opportunities for student learning
  • Maintains and improves professional competence through attendance at professional development events
  • Shares responsibility for accomplishing the goals and priorities of the IB Program and the Science Department
  • Records student attendance at Lab sessions and informs school administration of students with frequent absences
  • Keeps an inventory of materials in the science stock room
  • Makes sure that safety standards are maintained in the stock room and labs
  • Orders chemicals and expendables
  • Attends to small repairs of equipment
  • Helps students with IA investigations in IB classes
  • Helps students with experimental science extended essays
  • Helps teachers with setting up labs as well as taking them down
  • Other related duties as assigned by the principal or department head

Qualifications

  • Preferably licensed, or eligible for licensure in Science
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Biology, Chemistry, or Physics
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, to students (ages 11-17), parents and colleagues
  • English fluency
  • 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: SCIENCE LAB ASSISTANT_SMITH), and submit in
English:

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

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

Application deadline:  July 28, 2017


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

Tuesday
Jun132017

High School English Literature Teacher

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit an English Literature teacher to teach High School students in an interdisciplinary English / Social Studies team program.  The teacher reports to the High School Principal.

Duties

  • Provide learning experiences in all aspects of English language arts, while creating an environment that is conducive to student learning and involvement;
  • 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;
  • Know and use technology in teaching;
  • 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 9-12 (English)
  • Bachelor's Degree in English Literature (not in EFL/ESL), Master’s preferred, from an accredited college or university, in English
  • At least two years of relevant teaching experience, required
  • Writing Project training and experience highly desired
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, in English to students  (ages 15 - 18)
  • 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: ENGLISH_SMITH), and submit in
English:

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

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


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

Wednesday
Jun072017

Elementary School Teachers (Tentative openings)

ACS Athens, A World Class International School - Leading Innovation in Education, is seeking to recruit teachers 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 Elementary Education
  • Academic degrees from an accredited University/College in Elementary Education
  • At least two years of relevant teaching experience, required
  • 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

Application Procedure

To be considered for this vacancy, please reference job title and your last name in the subject line
( e.g. RE: ELEMENTARY_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. The contact information of three professional references

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


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