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Thursday
Aug092018

SCIENCE LAB ASSISTANT

ACS Athens is seeking to recruit a Science Lab Assistant to plan, coordinate and facilitate internal assessment labs for students for the academic year 2018-2019. 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;
  • Degree from a Technical Education Institution (ΤΕΙ) or a 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:
  • 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.

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Application deadline: August 31st, 2018

Friday
Aug032018

Educational & Diagnostic Testing Center Specialist 

Reports to:  Dean of Academics & Student Affairs • Educational & Diagnostic Center Coordinator

Summary Description: 

The Educational & Diagnostic Testing Center Specialist is responsible for carrying out psycho-educational evaluations, ensuring an efficient and effective approach in identifying students unique learning profiles and helping them excel and reach their full potential within the school environment and beyond. Clinical experience in working with children and adolescents as well as extensive knowledge and experience with psycho-educational evaluations is vital for the testing center.

Job Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Establish and promote an environment that is welcoming, confidential, safe and respectful to all students, parents and teachers;
  • Maintain a positive and friendly attitude;
  • Work efficiently and effectively regarding procedures;
  • Keep office organized to ensure efficient and effective service delivery;
  • Provide all necessary information regarding  the testing process to parents upon inquiry;
  • Become familiar with all necessary documentation required initially; ex.  (consent form, intake form, other questionnaires used per case);
  • Meet with parents and take notes for intake meeting so as to gain better understanding of a student’s developmental background;
  • Be able to review and understand previous assessments of students;
  • Conduct in class observations;
  • Coordinate testing schedule with teachers and student;
  • Be able to build a good rapport with the students;
  • Review referrals and perform pre-assessment activities;
  • Conduct and administer psychological and educational assessments such as: (WISC, WJ, Conners, Bender Gestalt, Key Math, GORT, TOWL etc.);
  • Conduct clinical interviews;
  • Score assessments;
  • Provide accurate diagnosis and interpretation of results (i.e. learning difficulties, social-emotional well-being);
  • Know the context of the DSM 5;
  • Write up reports and maintain accurate records regarding each students’ case;
  • Meet with parents and student in order to discuss the findings and proposed interventions;
  • Collaborate with faculty, OLP specialists, counselors, CST, and all others to gain pertinent; ;information needed regarding the students that will be evaluated;
  • Collaborate with Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Vision Therapists, psychologist, and other internal/external professionals;
  • Be able to identify the assessments that need to be used based on the specific needs of a student;
  • Display ethical and professional behaviors at all times;
  • Display understanding and empathy towards students and parents;
  • Have  effective communication skills with parents and students;
  • Use excellent presentation skills, written and oral English skills when communicating with students, parents, teachers, and the ACS Athens community;
  • Keep the Center coordinator informed in all matters;
  • Protect confidentiality of records and information gained  as part of exercising professional duties and use discretion in sharing information when needed;
  • Attend required meetings  and extra school sponsored functions and events;
  • Perform any duties that are within the scope of employment and certification as assigned by the supervisor(s);
  • Continue professional development and update knowledge on psycho-educational testing.

Requirements: 

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist;
  • A minimum of two years previous experience in testing;
  • Certification/License;
  • Extensive experience and training in psycho-educational assessments;
  • Excellent command of oral and written language in English;
  • Excellent command of oral and written language in Greek;
  • Able to effectively and accurately interpret and provide diagnosis upon completion of a psycho-educational evaluation;
  • Effective communication skills;
  • Work collaboratively and efficiently within a team;
  • Be able to work within an international and diverse academic setting;
  • Be Technology savvy (ie. Word, excel, skyward, moodle, etc.);
  • International work experience and knowledge of the American Educational philosophy;
  • Expertise and experience in assessing students with LD, including literacy, math and emotional difficulties.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To be considered for this vacancy, please reference job title and your last name in the subject line (e.g. RE: TESTING_SPECIALIST_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 for three professional references.
Submit the above required information to jobs@acs.gr.
Deadline: August 24th, 2018
Friday
Aug032018

Clinical Psychologist

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit a Clinical Psychologist for the 2018-2019 school year.
Reports to:  Dean of Academics & Student Affairs & Academy Vice Principal

Summary Description: 

A school psychologist specializes in the application of psychology principles to foster learning and development in students. Clinical experience in working with children and adolescents as well as extensive knowledge and experience with psycho-educational evaluations is vital for this position. 

Job Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the social, emotional and academic development of school students;
  • Address social problems students face in school, such as bullying and poor academic performance;
  • Organize programs that foster academic and social development;
  • Carry out student assessment to identify strength and weakness and then implement appropriate psychological intervention;
  • Listen and interact with school children to assist them with their problems, as well as counsel them;
  • Educate and counsel parents of school students on ways to relate better with children to help them develop academically and socially;
  • Provide teachers with training on the management of child learning disorders;
  • Encourage and reward good behavior, as well as reprimand wrong conduct;
  • Work with parents and teachers in addressing students’ emotional, academic, and behavioral issues;
  • Design and implement strategies that foster social and educational development;
  • Conduct research on new approach and techniques to increase learning and development;
  • Manage issues such as anxiety, depression, anger, and low self-esteem among students.

Requirements: 

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist;
  • A minimum of two years experience;
  • Extensive experience and training in psycho-educational assessments;
  • Excellent command of oral and written language in English;
  • Excellent command of oral and written language in Greek;
  • Able to effectively and accurately interpret and provide diagnosis upon completion of a psycho-educational evaluation;
  • Effective communication skills;
  • Work collaboratively and efficiently within a team;
  • Be able to work within an international and diverse academic setting;
  • Be Technology savvy (i.e. Word, excel, skyward, moodle, etc.);
  • International work experience and knowledge;
  • Expertise and experience in assessing students with LD, including literacy, math and emotional difficulties.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To be considered for this vacancy, please reference job title and your last name in the subject line (e.g. RE: CLINICAL_PSYCHOLOGIST_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 for three professional references.
Submit the above required information to jobs@acs.gr
Deadline: August 24th, 2018
Friday
Jul272018

High School IB Computer Science Teacher

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

DUTIES:

  • Provide learning experiences in IT/Computer Science, 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;
  • 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 9-12 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 14-17);
  • 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: COMPUTER_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.

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Application deadline: August 15th, 2018

Friday
Jul272018

Service and Citizenship Coordinator

Reports to the Academy Principal and/or Vice Principal

Work Schedule: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Basic function and scope:

The Service and Citizenship Coordinator, under the direction of the Principal or his/her designee, is responsible for the day-to-day management of matters related to student attendance and behavior in the classroom and on school grounds. This person handles and records the data of the students, updates the student data base (Skyward) as needed and communicates with the students, parents and faculty. This person also supervises and coordinates Academy student service activity.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Completes all Academy Attendance duties including but not limited to:
    • Checks messages on the phone and returns attendance calls regarding absent students before 11 a.m.
    • Calls parents of students by 11 a.m. of those students not reporting to school in the morning.
    • Updates SKYWARD absences and tardies.
    • Enters student absences on SKYWARD regarding field trips and approved school athletic and other activities.
    • Generates attendance reports as necessary.
    • Manages records of students who are excused home early.
    • Updates attendance throughout the day.
  2. Completes Academy Behavior Management duties including but not limited to:
    • Handles student issues that are referred or observed.
    • Communicates with the teacher regarding behavior issues.
    • Refers disturbing issues to the counselor and/or administrator immediately.
    • Refers to the Student/Parent Handbook and Code of Conduct stating the consequence of the incident to the student.
    • Calls parents/ guardian the same day to inform them of the incident.
    • Writes and emails attendance and discipline letters to parents;
    • Keeps accurate files of all paper work under the child's name and grade;
    • Informs the Academy principal or designee as soon as possible, through email of all incidences prior to giving consequences (if there is a suspension involved or more serious action);
    • Informs the students' counselor if there is a suspension involved or more serious action)
    • Keeps accurate data of all referrals on SKYWARD and generates reports analyzing behavior and attendance data.
    • Manages, schedules and organizes reparations for students based on infractions.
  3. Completes Academy Service duties including but not limited to:
    • Oversees and mentors students working on service-learning projects.
    • Assists the principal or his/her designee with the development and implementation of mechanisms to capture and share student and other project success stories, accomplishments, and anecdotes with the ACS Athens community.
    • Researches, develops and maintains a database of organizations at which students can volunteer, makes linkages between students and organizations, and monitors community service activities and hours.
    • Liaises with locally based individuals and organizations from a diversity of sectors to create opportunities for site visits, guest presentations, panel discussions, or other resource support for the leadership, enrichment and service programming;
    • Maintains and inputs service information in tracking documents and files to contribute to accurate monitoring and evaluation reporting.
    • Ensures service related documentation is included in student files.

GENERAL DUTIES:

  • Maintains a high visibility around the campus.
  • Develops a good rapport with the faculty.
  • Models respectful behavior to students and faculty through daily contact and a firm but fair handling of discipline and attendance issues.
  • Develops a good rapport with the parents through daily contact modeling, respectful conduct and a firm but fair handling of behavior and attendance expectations as per the Student/Parent Handbook. Handles lost and found.
  • Supervises students as necessary.
  • Maintains student locker database and communicates locker information as appropriate.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Principal or his/her designee.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.A. or B.S. or a related degree from an accredited institution.
  • At least two years experience working in a school setting.
  • Fluent in oral & written English and Greek.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office Suite.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Application deadline: August 10th, 2018

Monday
Jul092018

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.
  • 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.

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Application deadline: July 31st, 2018

Monday
Jul092018

Tennis Instructor

The Tennis Instructor is responsible for assisting the Head Instructor in the implementation of tennis activities assigned by the Athletic Department. The Tennis Instructor reports to the Head Tennis Instructor and to the Director of Athletics.

Essential Functions

  • This is an on field teaching position. The person must be self driven and make sure that the tennis activities are being implemented for different age groups;
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills;
  • Must be fully engaged and energetic throughout each lesson;
  • Provide friendly customer service and a welcoming environment to each student;
  • Report incidents and concerns to the supervisor in a timely manner;
  • Collect, manage, and return the equipment in good working condition;
  • Begin each class on time and use the full scheduled time;
  • Perform tasks assigned by the Head Tennis Instructor and the Athletics Department;
  • Ability to attend all class sessions;
  • Attend all necessary meetings;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Physical education (subject: tennis) or other certified tennis coaching degree;
  • Excellent communication skills both in Greek and in English;
  • Working hours: Monday – Friday, 16.00-18.30 (extension of additional working hours depending on demand);
  • Commitment to long term cooperation;
  • To be physically fit for instruction on the courts as needed.
  • Prior experience working with children required;
  • Excellent knowledge on the sport of tennis – high level of playing tennis.

Program Goals

  • Develop a passion of sports in each child;
  • Develop fundamental tennis sport skills;
  • Develop advanced players.

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.

Application deadline: August 31th, 2018