Long term Substitute English Teacher position

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit a full time permanent substitute teacher and math/science studio assistant with a background in Physics to teach Academy and Middle School students for the 2019-2020 school year. The teacher reports to the Director of the Learning Commons.

DUTIES:

  • Substitute classes in the Middle School and Academy, primarily for faculty in the English and ESL departments;

  • Assist/guide/teach students in the English/ESL in the writing  studio after school;

  • Teach and provide learning experiences in english, 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;

  • Design presentations and/or workshops for academy and middle school students;

  • 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 7-12;
  • Bachelor's Degree, Master’s preferred, from an accredited college or university, in English;
  • At least two years of relevant teaching experience, required;
  • IB and/or AP teaching experience considered a plus;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, to students (ages 13 - 8) in English;
  • 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/ESL_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: September 12th, 2019

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.