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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
Jan102018

Fourth Grade Teacher

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit a Fourth Grade 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 available to teachers 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 of 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 written, in English to students;
  • 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: FOURTH_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.

Wednesday
Jan102018

Fifth Grade Teacher

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit a Fifth Grade 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 available to teachers 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 of 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.

  • 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 written, in English to students;
  • 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: FIFTH_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.

Wednesday
Jan102018

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.

Wednesday
Jan102018

Elementary School Assistant Principal

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Elementary School Assistant Principal
School: Elementary
Reports to: Elementary School Principal

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit an Assistant Principal. The Assistant Principal reports to the Elementary School Principal.

Basic Functions and Scope:

The Assistant Principal, under the direction of the Principal, is responsible for the day-to- day management of the Elementary School in compliance with the educational and operational procedures as directed by the President and the Institutional policy.

Duties Performed:

  1. Is responsible for disciplinary affairs.
  2. Is responsible for assisting Principal in the registration and scheduling of all students, formation of the master time table in coordination with technology personnel.
  3. Shares with the principal the responsibility of classroom observation and faculty evaluation.
  4. Chairs the Child Study Team and coordinates its activities.
  5. Maintains a high visibility around the campus and at school events. Attends all dances, plays and musical productions.
  6. Works with the principal on the preparation of the budget.
  7. Creates a faculty and staff duty list and oversees its implementation.
  8. Maintains constant communication with the principal.
  9. Meets weekly with the principal and counselors to discuss guidance activities
  10. Develops a good rapport with faculty members through support, encouragement and coaching.
  11. Develops a good rapport with students through daily contact and a firm but fair handling of discipline matters.
  12. Monitors the appearance of facilities and reports to maintenance those matters which need their attention.
  13. encourages teachers to plan properly, test at frequent intervals, assign appropriate homework and cover fully departmental syllabi
  14. Encourages students to accept the challenge of higher academic achievement.
  15. Assists with creating, implementing and coordinating professional development courses
  16. Perform other duties as assigned.

Work Contacts:

Frequent contacts with principal, faculty, students, parents, administrators, and support staff. Independence of Operation: Works in accordance with approved Institutional Policy, administrative procedures, and direction of the Principal. Work is annually evaluated by the President.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Administrative Certification
  • Academic degrees from an accredited University/College in Elementary Education;
  • At least five years of relevant admin. experience, required;
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, both orally and written, in English to students(native speaker fluency required);
  • 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: ASSISTANT_PRINCIPAL_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.

Wednesday
Jan102018

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.

Wednesday
Jan102018

Third Grade Teacher

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit a Third Grade 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 available to teachers 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 of 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 written, in English to students(native speaker fluency required);
  • 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: THIRD_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.

Wednesday
Jan102018

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.