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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.
Tuesday
Jul262016

Administration Main Receptionist

Department: Central Administration

Reports to: Director of Operations

 

Basic Function and Scope:

Operates the main telephone switchboard and provides telephone and fax service to the Office of the President and the School. Performs: mail distribution for the administration office, receptionist duties and Presidents secretarial duties as required. Performs a variety of clerical duties to promote the school relations with the staff and the community.

Duties Performed:

 

  1. Operates the main switchboard, answers all incoming calls and routes them appropriately. Takes messages and answers questions as required in a polite and courteous manner.
  2. Places all long distance and international telephone calls and faxes.
  3. Receives visitors, greets them in a courteous manner, directs their questions to the appropriate offices as required.
  4. Receives and sorts daily all incoming mail for the Office of the President. Records receipt and where necessary indicates the appropriate routing required. Passes on routed correspondence to the proper office for further action.
  5. Performs other similar or related duties such as placing calls for the President’s Office to Board Members, Embassies, and other officials and carries out any other duties as may be required by the President. Receives RSVP’s for all events organized by the President’s office.
  6. Assists with mass mailings, photocopying, and distribution of messages from the Administration Office to other parts of campus.
  7. Assists Business Office personnel with filing. Addresses and sends tuition payment receipts to parents.
  8. Monitors all photocopies made for the month school-wide and confirms charges.
  9. Assists Admissions Office and the President’s Office in projects they request help on.
  10. Any other duties that may be assigned.

Communication helpdesk

Provides helpdesk support on fax and international phone services and general information. Frequent contacts with parents and other visitors who come to see the President, Admissions personnel and the Business Office personnel. Provides information to the community as needed.

Independence of Operation:

Performs duties according to standard instructions and procedures.  Work is subject to review by the Director of Finance.

Minimum Requirements:

 

  1. Completion of Secondary (12 years) education
  2. 2 years experience in secretarial work with excellent computer skills
  3. Very good knowledge of Microsoft office
  4. Excellent in English and Greek languages

 

Application Deadline: August 12, 2016

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

 

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

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
Jul262016

Administrative Assistant to the Student Affairs Office

Department: Student Affairs

Reports to: Dr. Peggy Pelonis, Dean of Student Affairs

Basic Functions and Scope:

  • To ensure the smooth functioning of the Student Affairs Office in coordination with the Dean of Student Affairs and all other persons and entities involved in the daily functioning of the department (teachers, parents, doctors, interns, specialists etc).    

Duties performed:

  • Performs general secretarial/office duties including: faxing, filing, typing, preparing correspondence, calling, e-mailing, etc.
  • Maintaining appointment schedules for the Dean, Counselors, OLP Specialists and Officer.
  • Manages traffic in the office
  • Maintains office neat and presentable
  • Organizes, updates and maintains all existing and new files within the department.
  • Manages shared folders.
  • Handles incoming and outgoing correspondence.
  • Writes papers, projects, letters, and other assignments for the department.
  • Receives students and visitors; performed receptionist duties (creates welcoming environment, makes and serves coffee/ refreshments)
  • Manages shared folders
  • Manages and maintains supplies
  • Prepares purchase orders and monitored spending to ensure purchases were within the appropriate budget
  • Arranges, coordinates, and/or attends meetings and conferences, preparing agenda items, calendar and minutes as required
  • Assists in the preparation of budgets and reports
  • Assists with the maintenance of both general and confidential files
  • Answers telephones and responds to requested information and/or referred inquiries to the appropriate party
  • Posts information on the ACS web page
  • Prepares contracts and keeps records of substitutes
  • Keeps track of payments of OT and ST sessions
  • Collaborates with other departments (Admissions, Business Office, Human Resources, Schools)
  • Takes initiatives, makes proposals for the optimal functioning of the office
  • Performed any other duties as assigned by the Dean of Student Affairs

Desired Competencies:

  • Problem solving- ability to resolve problems in a timely manner by gathering and analyzing information skillfully, developing alternative solutions, working well in group situations.
  • Interpersonal skills – focuses on resolving issues, not blaming or gossiping. Maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; remains open to new ideas and tries new things.  Commitment to working collaboratively and collegially with all members of the campus community toward the common goal of improving the quality of student learning experience
  • Oral Communication- Speaks clearly.  Listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.
  • Written Communication- Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. 
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. Appearance is professional and with appropriate dress.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Excellent command of the English and Greek language both orally and written
  • Proficiency to Microsoft Word, Excel, Power point, E-mail, internet navigation

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Deadline: August 12, 2016.

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

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
Jul262016

Third Grade Teacher

JOB DESCRIPTION

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit Third Grade 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 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;      

 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

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

Deadline: August 14, 2016

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

 

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.