About Atlanta International School

Atlanta International School (AIS) is a private 3K-12 school located in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia. At AIS we teach the International Baccalaureate curriculum through five languages - Spanish, French, German, English and Chinese. Our employees, students and their families represent countries and cultures from around the globe, speak dozens of languages, and place a high value on global citizenship and interconnectedness. 


Our Mission and Vision

At Atlanta International School, our mission is simple: To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better.

Our values are also quite clear. We value: 
  • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
  • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
AIS employees believe deeply in the potential of each student, value critical thinking (their own and students’) and know learning can be fun and exciting. If these ideas resonate deeply with you, chances are you’d be a good fit for working at AIS.

Future Faculty Opportunities

Atlanta International School is always on the look-out for exceptional individuals for roles at our school. The following job titles are representative of the ones in our faculty. We welcome you to send us your resume with the specific job title in the email heading.  If a position opens up and your background fits the role, a member of our team will be in touch.

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  • Early Years Teacher

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.

    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. Our Early Learning Center (ELC) offers a full immersion preschool program for children ages 3-4 where students are learning in one of our four languages: Chinese, French, German and Spanish. The teacher works with a classroom assistant to teach up to 17 students in a play-based, developmentally appropriate manner.          
     
    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.

    START DATE: To Be Determined
    REPORTS TO: Principal of Early Learning Center

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
    • The teacher helps students develop age appropriate skills in all areas of the PYP curriculum in a joyful environment, through inquiry
    • The teacher collaborates with the teacher assistant to meet the differentiated needs of students who are acquiring the language of instruction and others who are native speakers
    • The teacher models the language and responds to student’s input, no matter what language they use to express their ideas
    • The teacher creates a collaborative relationship with parents in order to work as a team in the support of the child’s development
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    • Training and experience in an early childhood school setting
    • An understanding of the principles of second language acquisition
    • Speak Chinese, French, German or Spanish at a native speaker level (please indicate which language within application)
    • An unwavering commitment to the students

    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
    • An intercultural perspective and/or international teaching experience
    • The ability to differentiate for differing ability levels and learning styles
    • Successful experience in an inquiry/trans-disciplinary or IBPYP environment
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org. Please use the position title as the subject line of your email and also indicate your language (Chinese, French, German or Spanish). Example: Early Years French Teacher.
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.
  • Primary School Teacher

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.

    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. Our Primary School offers the curriculum in two languages (English and either French, German, Mandarin or Spanish). The teacher works with up to 22 students with a full time qualified co-teacher.

    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.

    START DATE: To Be Determined
    REPORTS TO: Lower Primary Principal or Upper Primary Principal

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Work in an A day/ B day schedule as the lead teacher one day and the co-teacher the other. English Teachers of the Chinese program see their students every day.
    • Collaborate closely with the co-teacher and the language teacher (French, German or Spanish) to create a seamless experience for the students
    • Teach age appropriate skills in all areas of the PYP curriculum in a joyful environment, through inquiry
    • Meet the differentiated needs of students who are acquiring the language of instruction and others who are native speakers
    • Model the language and responds to student’s input, no matter what language they use to express their ideas
    • Create a collaborative relationship with parents in order to work as a team in the support of the child’s development
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    • Training and experience in an early childhood or school aged setting
    • An understanding of the principles of second language acquisition
    • Speak language at a native speaker level (either English, French, German, Spanish or Chinese)
    • An unwavering commitment to the students
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
    • An intercultural perspective and/or international teaching experience
    • The ability to differentiate for differing ability levels and learning styles
    • Successful experience in an inquiry/trans-disciplinary or IBPYP environment
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org. Please use the position title as the subject line of your email and also indicate your language. Example: Primary School French Teacher or Primary School English Teacher.
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.
  • Secondary School Teacher

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to Grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.
     
    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in an inclusive multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning.
     
    AIS is always on the look-out for exceptional individuals to teach students from ages 11-18 in the following subjects: Math, Science, Humanities, English, German, French, Spanish, Chinese, Design, Computer Science and Physical Education.
     
    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.

    START DATE: To Be Determined
    REPORTS TO: Group Leader

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
    • To prepare, invigilate and assess, as required, internal and external assessment.
    • To develop and share schemes of work and resources
    • To encourage all learners to reach their academic potential through enthusiastic and personalized teaching, tailored challenge, record keeping and feedback
    • To be aware of, and comply with all school policies including those for assessment, teaching and learning, and reporting
    • To show an active interest in each child’s personal and domestic circumstances, and to foster the personal and social development of each learner in your care
    • To foster a close partnership with parents, initiating contact in appropriate circumstances and ensuring that there is a record of this
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
    • Bachelor’s degree in Education or equivalent
    • A certified teaching qualification
    • At least three years’ teaching experience
    • For language teachers, must be a native speaker of German, French, Spanish or Chinese (please indicate within application)
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
    • Enthusiastic and passionate about education
    • Flexible and adaptable to the varied demands of working in a world-class school environment
    • Able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team
    • Creative and innovative across and beyond the curriculum
    • Able to demonstrate a positive and proactive attitude towards participation in professional development and the school’s induction and appraisal processes
    • A confident and competent user of IT in the classroom and for administrative purposes
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org. Please use the position title as the subject line of your email and also indicate the language (if applicable). Example: Secondary School French Teacher or Secondary School Science Teacher.
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.

Current Faculty Opportunities

Early Learning Center (3K & 4K)

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  • Early Years Chinese Classroom Assistant

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.
     
    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    Teachers at Atlanta International School are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. The classroom assistant works with the lead teacher to teach up to 17 students in a play-based, developmentally appropriate manner.
     
    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.
     
    START DATE: August 2021
    REPORTS TO: Principal of Early Learning Center
     
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Lead small groups of students or circulate through the learning environment assisting students.
    • Help with classroom management, taking over the class if the teacher is out of the room.
    • Carry out supervision duties (recess, lunch, etc…) and support with the preparation of classroom materials.
    • Collaborate closely with lead teacher(s) to create a seamless experience for the students.
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    • Training and experience in a primary school setting
    • Speak Chinese at a native speaker level
    • An unwavering commitment to the students
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
    • An intercultural perspective and/or international teaching experience
    • The ability to differentiate for differing ability levels and learning styles
    • An understanding of the principles of second language acquisition
    • Successful experience in an inquiry/trans-disciplinary or IBPYP environment
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Early Years Chinese Classroom Assistant’ as the subject heading.
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.

Primary School (5K – Grade 5)

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  • Chinese Language Coordinator

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.
     
    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community. 
    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    The Chinese Language Coordinator (LC) provides leadership and organization of students and teachers across all grade levels (3K-Gr. 5), specifically for the German language track (5K-Gr. 5). The LC liaises with the primary school leadership to address student, teacher, and school needs with specific regard to the German language track.
     
    This stipended position receives $5,500 annually and 20% release time. Responsibilities in any other role held by the Chinese Language Coordinator should not be negatively impacted by this role. This is a year to year appointment.
     
    Start Date: August 2021
    Reports to: Head of Primary School
     
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
    Goal Setting
    • Works with the Head of Primary to set annual goals.  Goals are shared with the other language coordinators and the Primary Leadership team.
    Team Building for Learning
    • Supports teachers to ensure that student language needs are addressed within the language classes and that teachers differentiate according to language levels
    • Maintains language section participation in planning, reviewing and evaluating the effectiveness of language teaching in the relevant section
    • Coordinates the vertical grade efforts to ensure that scope and sequence in language learning makes sense for students from 3K – Grade 5.
    • Liaises with Grade Level Leaders and other Language Coordinators to support consistency/continuity of practice
    Communications within the School
    • Acts as a liaison between language teachers and leadership, feeding back from language section meetings in a timely manner
    • Ensures privacy of all confidential communications relevant to the language section.   
    • Coordinates communication between language section teachers, leadership, and Admissions, especially with regard to testing and admission of language modelers (screening carried out by EAL faculty)
    • Coordinates coverage during the Summer for any Summer screening that is needed
    • Communicates language screening/testing data to the primary leadership team.
    • Liaises and communicates with other Language Coordinators to ensure alignment of practice if/when appropriate
    • Liaises and communicates with Middle School language teachers to support transition from Primary to Middle School 
    Assessment
    • Collects and ensures that data is properly stored and analyses data from testing/screening and shares this with language section teachers, prompting further language section analysis and action, if appropriate
    • Administers language assessments
    • Other Administrative Responsibilities
    • Works with Principals and teachers to develop and administer annual language budget
    • Works with other Coordinators (eg PYP, IT etc), teachers and Grade Level Leaders to place and receive orders for curriculum materials in Chinese
    • Supports IBPYP coordinator by modeling and monitoring that language documents are handed in on time, and that relevant data is entered into the designated place
    • Assists relevant Head of School in interviewing and recruiting process, if requested
    • This is a Middle Leadership position so the Chinese Language Coordinator is expected to return for the new year at the same time as the GLL and other Language Coordinators (usually two days before other faculty)
    • Assisting the team in planning for the Grade 5 Journey Abroad 
    Appraisal
    Contributes to the Appraisal process as directed by Section Heads by :
    • Taking on lead appraiser role for one Chinese teacher
    Professional Development
    • Seeks out professional development opportunities and informs faculty to extend breadth and depth of understanding of best practice in literacy instruction, particularly related to the AIS context 
    Meetings
    • Plans and acts as chair for language section meetings, and establishes and maintains meeting norms.
    • Provides schedules, agendas and minutes to all language section teachers, leadership, and relevant specialist teachers.
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    • Speak Chinese at a native speaker level
    • Training and experience in a Primary school setting
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘PS Chinese Language Coordinator’ as the subject heading.
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.
  • French Language Coordinator

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.
     
    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community. 
    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    The French Language Coordinator (LC) provides leadership and organization of students and teachers across all grade levels (3K-Gr. 5), specifically for the French language track (5K-Gr. 5). The LC liaises with the primary school leadership to address student, teacher, and school needs with specific regard to the French language track.
     
    This stipended position receives $5,500 annually and 50% release time. Responsibilities in any other role held by the French Language Coordinator should not be negatively impacted by this role. This is a year to year appointment.
     
    Start Date: August 2021
    Reports to: Head of Primary School
     
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
    Goal Setting
    • Works with the Head of Primary to set annual goals.  Goals are shared with the other language coordinators and the Primary Leadership team.
     Team Building for Learning
    • Supports teachers to ensure that student language needs are addressed within the language classes and that teachers differentiate according to language levels
    • Maintains language section participation in planning, reviewing and evaluating the effectiveness of language teaching in the relevant section
    • Coordinates the vertical grade efforts to ensure that scope and sequence in language learning makes sense for students from 3K – Grade 5.
    • Liaises with Grade Level Leaders and other Language Coordinators to support consistency/continuity of practice 
    Communications within the School
    • Acts as a liaison between language teachers and leadership, feeding back from language section meetings in a timely manner
    • Ensures privacy of all confidential communications relevant to the language section.   
    • Coordinates communication between language section teachers, leadership, and  Admissions, especially with regard to testing and admission of language modelers (screening carried out by EAL faculty)
    • Coordinates coverage during the Summer for any Summer screening that is needed
    • Communicates language screening/testing data to the primary leadership team.
    • Liaises and communicates with other Language Coordinators to ensure alignment of practice if/when appropriate
    • Liaises and communicates with Middle School language teachers to support transition from Primary to Middle School
    Assessment
    • Collects and ensures that data is properly stored and analyses data from testing/screening and shares this with language section teachers, prompting further language section analysis and action, if appropriate
    • Administers language assessments
    • Other Administrative Responsibilities
    • Works with Section Heads and teachers to develop and administer annual language budget
    • Works with other Coordinators (eg PYP, IT etc), teachers and Grade Level Leaders to place and receive orders for curriculum materials in French
    • Supports IBPYP coordinator by modeling and monitoring that language documents are handed in on time, and that relevant data is entered into the designated place
    • Assists relevant Head of School in interviewing and recruiting process, if requested
    • This is a Middle Leadership position so the French Language Coordinator is expected to return for the new year at the same time as the GLL and other Language Coordinators (usually two days before other faculty).
    Appraisal
    Contributes to the Appraisal process as directed by Section Heads by :
    • Taking on lead appraiser role for one French teacher
    Professional Development
    • Seeks out professional development opportunities and informs faculty to extend breadth and depth of understanding of best practice in literacy instruction, particularly related to the AIS context
    Meetings
    • Plans and acts as chair for language section meetings, and establishes and maintains meeting norms.
    • Provides schedules, agendas and minutes to all language section teachers, leadership, and relevant specialist teachers. 
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    • Speak French at a native speaker level
    • Training and experience in a Primary school setting
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘PS French Language Coordinator’ as the subject heading.
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.
  • German Language Coordinator

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.
     
    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community. 
    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    The German Language Coordinator (LC) provides leadership and organization of students and teachers across all grade levels (3K-Gr. 5), specifically for the German language track (5K-Gr. 5). The LC liaises with the primary school leadership to address student, teacher, and school needs with specific regard to the German language track.
     
    This stipended position receives $5,500 annually and 20% release time. Responsibilities in any other role held by the German Language Coordinator should not be negatively impacted by this role. This is a year to year appointment.
     
    Start Date: August 2021
    Reports to: Head of Primary School
     
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
    Goal Setting
    • Works with the Head of Primary to set annual goals.  Goals are shared with the other language coordinators and the Primary Leadership team.
    Team Building for Learning
    • Supports teachers to ensure that student language needs are addressed within the language classes and that teachers differentiate according to language levels
    • Maintains language section participation in planning, reviewing and evaluating the effectiveness of language teaching in the relevant section
    • Coordinates the vertical grade efforts to ensure that scope and sequence in language learning makes sense for students from 3K – Grade 5.
    • Liaises with Grade Level Leaders and other Language Coordinators to support consistency/continuity of practice 
    Communications within the School
    • Acts as a liaison between language teachers and leadership, feeding back from language section meetings in a timely manner
    • Ensures privacy of all confidential communications relevant to the language section.   
    • Coordinates communication between language section teachers, leadership, and  Admissions, especially with regard to testing and admission of language modelers (screening carried out by EAL faculty)
    • Coordinates coverage during the Summer for any Summer screening that is needed
    • Communicates language screening/testing data to the primary leadership team.
    • Liaises and communicates with other Language Coordinators to ensure alignment of practice if/when appropriate
    • Liaises and communicates with Middle School language teachers to support transition from Primary to Middle School 
    Assessment
    • Collects and ensures that data is properly stored and analyses data from testing/screening and shares this with language section teachers, prompting further language section analysis and action, if appropriate
    • Administers language assessments
    • Other Administrative Responsibilities
    • Works with Section Heads and teachers to develop and administer annual language budget
    • Works with other Coordinators (eg PYP, IT etc), teachers and Grade Level Leaders to place and receive orders for curriculum materials in German
    • Supports IBPYP coordinator by modeling and monitoring that language documents are handed in on time, and that relevant data is entered into the designated place
    • Assists relevant Head of School in interviewing and recruiting process, if requested
    • This is a Middle Leadership position so the German Language Coordinator is expected to return for the new year at the same time as the GLL and other Language Coordinators (usually two days before other faculty).
    Appraisal
    Contributes to the Appraisal process as directed by Section Heads by :
    • Taking on lead appraiser role for one German teacher
    Professional Development
    • Seeks out professional development opportunities and informs faculty to extend breadth and depth of understanding of best practice in literacy instruction, particularly related to the AIS context 
    Meetings
    • Plans and acts as chair for language section meetings, and establishes and maintains meeting norms.
    • Provides schedules, agendas and minutes to all language section teachers, leadership, and relevant specialist teachers.
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    • Speak German at a native speaker level
    • Training and experience in a Primary school setting
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘PS German Language Coordinator’ as the subject heading.
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.
  • Grade Level Leader (Grade 4)

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.
     
    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community. 
    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    The Grade Level Leader (GLL) provides leadership and organization of students and teachers across all languages at the designated grade level. The GLL liaises with the Primary School administration to address student, teacher, and school needs. This is a year to year appointment.
     
    Start Date: August 2021
    Reports to: Head of Primary School
     
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
     
    Meetings
    • Plans and acts as chair at all grade level meetings, and establishes and maintains meeting norms.
    • Provides schedules, agendas and minutes to all grade level teachers, leadership, and specialist teachers working with students.
    • Leads curriculum grade meetings with the IBPYP Coordinator and grade-wide general meetings. 
    Communications within the School
    • Acts as a liaison between teacher and administration, feeding back from GLL meetings in a timely manner.
    • Ensures privacy of all confidential communications at grade level and between grade level and the administration. 
    • Coordinates communication between grade level teachers, students, colleagues and administrators, including Admissions.
    • Ensures that student needs are addressed and that referrals to Learning Support are made in a timely manner.
    • Provide space and time to discuss student’s of concern at grade level meetings.
    • Is responsible to oversee behavior management within the grade level maintaining any relevant files and communicating, as appropriate, with parents. 
    Communications between the School and Families
    • Coordinates Seesaw announcements amongst the team, ensuring they are timely, relevant and informative.
    • Manages grade level Blackbaud Tile.
    • Coordinates student work to be sent home to parents (e.g. end-of-inquiry-unit work which parents would discuss with students and respond to in writing).
    • Coordinates other grade-level wide messages to families as appropriate.
    • Coordinates and organizes all communication of events with parents (e.g. Back to School Night, Parent/Teacher Conferences, Special Events). 
    Team Building for Learning
    • Maintains grade level team participation in planning, teaching and assessing units of inquiry and other learning.
    • Coordinates the grade level effort to ensure that learning makes sense for students across the languages.
    • Liaises with Language Coordinators to support consistency/continuity of practice
    • Maintains positive support for school development by role modeling and monitoring professional conduct.
    • Supports team members in a pastoral role, enabling them to grow professionally
    Other Administrative Responsibilities
    • Works with relevant Principals and Curriculum Coordinator and the teachers to develop and administer the yearly budget.
    • Oversees the coordination of field trips, assemblies, etc in conjunction with the IBPYP Coordinator and the Division Heads.
    • Supports IBPYP coordinator by modeling and monitoring grade level planning.
    • Coordinates public area display of grade level achievements.
    • Ensures that temporary coverage is in place within the grade in the case of a sub delay.
    • Arranges recess duty coverage for grade level in case of an unplanned/emergency absence of a team member.
    • Liaises with Kaleidoscope over facilities usage for their grade level rooms.
    • Acts as “Lead Appraiser” for at least one faculty member.
    Professional Development
    • Attends PYP workshops regularly to extend breadth and depth of understanding of PYP in order to model exemplary PYP practice
    • Keeps abreast of current best practice for the age-range represented in the Grade and shares curriculum information, literature, pedagogy and professional development whenever possible.
    • Professional contributions to the team & to the school in general (eg attendance at faculty meetings/professional development opportunities at school etc) 
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    • Training and experience in a Primary school setting 
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Grade Level Leader (Grade 4)’ as the subject heading.
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.
  • Learning Support Coordinator

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.
     
    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
     
    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    The Primary School Learning Support Coordinator works with students from 3K-Grade 5 in either a push in or pull out setting, depending on the level of the students. We are an inclusive school and use the Response to Intervention (RTI) model. We mostly serve students with mild to moderate needs.
     
    START DATE: August 2021
    REPORTS TO: Head of Primary School
     
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Observing, Identifying and carrying out the Initial Assessment of Learning Differences
    • Working one on one or with small groups of language learners, developing their skills (usually in literacy or math) 
    • Working with teachers to ensure they can implement successful learning strategies for the students in their class
    • Keep up to date records of communication and make entries in confidential files so support can be tracked and monitored
    • Communicating regularly with the families of children with whom they are working directly
    • Ensuring clear and timely communication between learning support teachers and families as well as with outside providers
    • Leads the Learning Support team, including EAL Teacher
    • Chairs referral meetings and leads the early identification process
    • Provides observation and consultation services to the Early Learning Center students
    • Ensure the school recommends external support appropriately, in a timely manner and follows up on any recommendations
    • Determines when in-house testing is needed and administers, scores and reports on assessments
    • Use data to set learning support priorities and delegate resources appropriately
    • Develops and adjusts the timetables for the members of the team to meet the needs of students
    • Stays informed about the interventions and progress of all students receiving support
    • Attends meetings that are likely to be contentious, in order to mediate
    • Ensures the team keeps up to date records of communication and updates confidential files so support and progress can be tracked and monitored.
    • Leads the handover process of Gr. 5 students to Secondary School
    • In collaboration with the Principals and Head of Primary School, design and implement professional development for teachers in Tier One and Two interventions and accommodations to support all learning styles
    • Appraisal/coaching members of the team or other faculty
    • Ensure confidentiality personally, as well as in your team and handling of documentation
    • Standing meeting with Counselors and Principal to discuss students of concern 
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
    • Masters Degree in Special Education (or other relevant field) Preferred
    • 3 years experience as a learning support teacher in a Primary School setting
    • A strong literacy and/or math intervention background (Orton Gillingham,Wilson Language, Lindamood-Bell or similar training)
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Primary School Learning Support Coordinator’ as the subject heading.
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.
  • Primary School English Teacher

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.

    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.

    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. Classroom teachers collaborate with a fulltime co-teacher, sharing the responsibility of the class.  Co-teachers plan, implement and assess learning under the lense of the Primary Years Programme (PYP) curriculum.
     
    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.
     
    START DATE: August 2021
    REPORTS TO: Principal of Lower Primary or Upper Primary
     
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Collaboratively plan lessons in all subject areas, in a trans-disciplinary manner: literacy, math, science, social studies, personal social education, etc…
    • Differentiate by administering formative assessments that  inform lesson planning so that each child is challenged in their zone of proximal development
    • Develop relationships with students that support a restorative practices approach to classroom management.
     
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    • Training and experience in a Primary school setting
    • Experience with and commitment to collaborative teaching
    • An understanding of the principles of second language acquisition
    • An unwavering commitment to the students
     
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
    • An intercultural perspective and/or international teaching experience
    • Successful experience in an inquiry/trans-disciplinary or IBPYP environment
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills.
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Primary School English Teacher’ as the subject heading.
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.
  • Primary School French PE Teacher (Tentative)

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. 
     
    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are: 
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community. 
    POSITION DESCRIPTION 
    Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. The French PE teacher works with students from age 5-12 teaching in French, making trans-disciplinary connections where authentically possible. Each class has PE once every two days for a 45 min. period. Teachers usually teach 5 out of 7 classes per day. 
     
    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.
     
    START DATE: August 2021
    REPORTS TO: Head of PE and Head of Primary School
     
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 
    • Teach groups of 14-22 students through a play based approach that develops physical education, sports and social/emotional skills.
    • Design and implement lessons that challenge students of different abilities and learning styles to work confidently in their zone of proximal development and reflect on their own progress. 
    • Develop relationships with students that support a restorative practices approach to classroom management. 
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS 
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 
    • A strong Physical Education background.
    • Training and experience in a Primary school setting
    • An understanding of the principles of second language acquisition
    • Speak French at a native speaker level
    • An unwavering commitment to the students
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS 
    • An intercultural perspective and/or international teaching experience 
    • Successful experience in an inquiry/trans-disciplinary or IBPYP environment
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills. 
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT 
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY 
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Primary School French PE Teacher’ as the subject heading. 
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment. 
  • Primary School French Teacher

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. 

    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are: 
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION 
    Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. Classroom teachers collaborate with a fulltime co-teacher, sharing the responsibility of the class.  Co-teachers plan, implement and assess learning under the lense of the Primary Years Programme (PYP) curriculum.
     
    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.
     
    START DATE: August 2021
    REPORTS TO: Principal of Lower Primary or Upper Primary
     
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 
    • Collaboratively plan lessons in all subject areas, in a trans-disciplinary manner: literacy, math, science, social studies, personal social education, etc…
    • Differentiate by administering formative assessments that  inform lesson planning so that each child is challenged in their zone of proximal development
    • Develop relationships with students that support a restorative practices approach to classroom management. 
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS 
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 
    • Speak French at a native speaker level
    • Training and experience in a Primary school setting
    • Experience with and commitment to collaborative teaching
    • An understanding of the principles of second language acquisition
    • An unwavering commitment to the students 
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS 
    • An intercultural perspective and/or international teaching experience 
    • Successful experience in an inquiry/trans-disciplinary or IBPYP environment
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills.  
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT 
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY 
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Primary School French Teacher’ as the subject heading. 
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment. 
  • Primary School German Teacher

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. 

    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are: 
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION 
    Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. Classroom teachers collaborate with a fulltime co-teacher, sharing the responsibility of the class.  Co-teachers plan, implement and assess learning under the lense of the Primary Years Programme (PYP) curriculum.
     
    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.
     
    START DATE: August 2021
    REPORTS TO: Principal of Lower Primary or Upper Primary
     
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 
    • Collaboratively plan lessons in all subject areas, in a trans-disciplinary manner: literacy, math, science, social studies, personal social education, etc…
    • Differentiate by administering formative assessments that  inform lesson planning so that each child is challenged in their zone of proximal development
    • Develop relationships with students that support a restorative practices approach to classroom management. 
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS 
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 
    • Speak German at a native speaker level
    • Training and experience in a Primary school setting
    • Experience with and commitment to collaborative teaching
    • An understanding of the principles of second language acquisition
    • An unwavering commitment to the students 
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS 
    • An intercultural perspective and/or international teaching experience 
    • Successful experience in an inquiry/trans-disciplinary or IBPYP environment
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills. 
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT 
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY 
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Primary School German Teacher’ as the subject heading. 
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment. 
  • Primary School Spanish PE Teacher (Tentative)

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. 
     
    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are: 
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community. 
    POSITION DESCRIPTION 
    Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. The Spanish PE teacher works with students from age 5-12 teaching in Spanish, making trans-disciplinary connections where authentically possible. Each class has PE once every two days for a 45 min. period. Teachers usually teach 5 out of 7 classes per day. 
     
    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.
     
    START DATE: August 2021
    REPORTS TO: Head of PE and Head of Primary School
     
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 
    • Teach groups of 14-22 students through a play based approach that develops physical education, sports and social/emotional skills.
    • Design and implement lessons that challenge students of different abilities and learning styles to work confidently in their zone of proximal development and reflect on their own progress. 
    • Develop relationships with students that support a restorative practices approach to classroom management. 
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS 
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 
    • A strong Physical Education background.
    • Training and experience in a Primary school setting
    • An understanding of the principles of second language acquisition
    • Speak Spanish at a native speaker level
    • An unwavering commitment to the students
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS 
    • An intercultural perspective and/or international teaching experience 
    • Successful experience in an inquiry/trans-disciplinary or IBPYP environment
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT 
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY 
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Primary School Spanish PE Teacher’ as the subject heading. 
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment. 
  • Primary School Spanish Teacher

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. 

    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are: 
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION 
    Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. Classroom teachers collaborate with a fulltime co-teacher, sharing the responsibility of the class.  Co-teachers plan, implement and assess learning under the lense of the Primary Years Programme (PYP) curriculum.
     
    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.
     
    START DATE: August 2021
    REPORTS TO: Principal of Lower Primary or Upper Primary
     
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 
    • Collaboratively plan lessons in all subject areas, in a trans-disciplinary manner: literacy, math, science, social studies, personal social education, etc…
    • Differentiate by administering formative assessments that  inform lesson planning so that each child is challenged in their zone of proximal development
    • Develop relationships with students that support a restorative practices approach to classroom management. 
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS 
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 
    • Speak Spanish at a native speaker level
    • Training and experience in a Primary school setting
    • Experience with and commitment to collaborative teaching
    • An understanding of the principles of second language acquisition
    • An unwavering commitment to the students 
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS 
    • An intercultural perspective and/or international teaching experience 
    • Successful experience in an inquiry/trans-disciplinary or IBPYP environment
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills.  
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT 
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY 
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Primary School Spanish Teacher’ as the subject heading. 
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment. 

Secondary School (Grade 6-12)

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  • English Teacher

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. 

    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are: 
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION 
    Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. This is a full time position teaching MYP and DP English to students from ages 11 – 18. 

    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.

    START DATE: August 2021
    REPORTS TO: Head of English

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 
    • Collaborate with different groups to create, plan, document and moderate assessments
    • Work as an Advisor in a specified year group of 10 to 15 students and participate in an annual field trip 
    • Supervise Personal Projects and/or Extended Essays as part of the International Baccalaureate Programme  
    • Supervise students during break and lunch on a rotating schedule, approximately 1 hour a week
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS 
    • Bachelor’s degree in related field
    • 3 plus years relevant teaching experience
    • Experience with the MYP/DP or similar program
    • Experience teaching Language and Literature
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS 
    • Knowledgeable about multimodal texts 
    • Knowledgeable about Project Zero practices - (Making Thinking Visible, 8 Cultural Forces, etc.) and other developments in the field. 
    • Creative and critical thinking skills 
    • Classroom management and differentiation skills
    • Self-management skills - organization, affective and reflective skills
    • Technology skills - flexibility to work on different platforms
    • Communication skills - effectively communicate with different stakeholders in the community
    • Adaptability skills - work in a changing environment
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT 
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

    TO APPLY 
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘English Teacher’ as the subject heading. 

    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.  
  • German Teacher

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. 

    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are: 
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION 
    Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. This is a full time position teaching MYP and DP German, Language and Literature as well as Language Acquisition.

    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.
     
    START DATE: August 2021
    REPORTS TO: Head of German

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 
    • Collaborate with different groups to create, plan, document and moderate assessments
    • Work as an Advisor in a specified year group of 10 to 15 students and participate in an annual field trip 
    • Supervise Personal Projects and/or Extended Essays as part of the International Baccalaureate Programme  
    • Supervise students during break and lunch on a rotating schedule, approximately 1 hour a week
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS 
    • Bachelor’s degree in related field
    • 3 plus years relevant teaching experience
    • Native German speaker required
    • Experience with the MYP/DP or similar program
    • Experience teaching Language and Literature
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS 
    • Knowledgeable about multimodal texts 
    • Knowledgeable about Project Zero practices - (Making Thinking Visible, 8 Cultural Forces, etc.) and other developments in the field. 
    • Creative and critical thinking skills 
    • Classroom management and differentiation skills
    • Self-management skills - organization, affective and reflective skills
    • Technology skills - flexibility to work on different platforms
    • Communication skills - effectively communicate with different stakeholders in the community
    • Adaptability skills - work in a changing environment
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT 
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

    TO APPLY 
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘German Teacher’ as the subject heading. 

    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment. 
  • Head of Secondary School

    (Effective from JULY 2021)

    POSITION DESCRIPTION

    The Head of the Secondary School is a member of the School’s Senior Leadership Team and Educational Council and is responsible for the overall educational leadership and management of grades 6 to 12, in line with our Mission and Core Values. They will deputize for the Head of School upon request, and may assume other school-wide responsibilities as determined annually by the Head of School.
     
    The Head of Secondary position requires an extraordinary educational leader, one with advanced written and verbal communications skills, a highly developed level of interpersonal empathy and a willingness to engage at every level with our local community. The successful candidate will be able to navigate complex cultures, demonstrate cultural competency and an international mindset. They will be committed to furthering their own intercultural journey and championing the school’s diversity, equity and inclusion strategy and plan. The Head of Secondary will bring a rich experience with national and international curricular frameworks, including a deep understanding of the International Baccalaureate. Personal attributes expected include self-motivation, the ability to think both strategically and tactically, and the flexibility to successfully work within a diverse and demanding school environment. Highly developed technology, scheduling and financial management skills are required to successfully manage and lead the Secondary School.
     
    The Head of Secondary will work closely with the Head of School, the Secondary School Leadership Team, Education Council and People and Culture (Human Resources), to recruit, retain and develop a truly outstanding faculty and staff in the secondary school through the implementation of our professional growth model of appraisal, and co-creating, promoting and delivering the school’s annual professional learning plans. 
     
    Salary and Benefits
    The salary range for this position is competitive and is outlined by the Senior Administrators’ pay-scale with Senior Leadership Team benefits. Initial placement on the scale will be determined by the Head of School and will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience.
     
    Reports to: Head of School
    Division: Secondary School
     
    Guiding Principles
    • Supports and advances the mission, vision and strategic plan of the school.
    • Supports student learning and achievement through cooperative effort and best practices.
    • Supports and promotes the implementation of the IB programs.
    • Supports and advances intercultural & international education.
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 
    In the area of Instructional Leadership, The Head of Secondary:
    • Ensures that all secondary faculty demonstrate effective instructional and assessment strategies which measurably enhance student learning and promote the craft of teaching,
    • Has a demonstrated track record in coaching, mentoring and holding accountable his/her faculty teams and direct reports,
    • Serves as a leader in the field of education and is confident in leading professional development workshops, institutes and seminars,
    • Effectively supports the alignment and execution of the school’s strategic action plans for successful curriculum implementation across all areas of the secondary school.
    In the area of Organizational Management, The Head of Secondary:
    • Serves as a member of the school’s Senior Leadership Team and participates in Board of Trustee meetings, school functions, parent meetings and other such occasions as appropriate,
    • Develops and meets annual goals, discussed with and set by the Head of School, in support of the school’s overall strategic plan,
    • Completes an annual written self-appraisal against these annual goals and job description,
    • Supervises the Middle School Principal/Deputy Head of Secondary School to ensure effective functioning of the AIS Middle School (Grades 6 – 8),
    • Supervises the Upper School Principal/Deputy Head of Secondary School to ensure effective functioning of the AIS Upper School (Grades 9 – 12),
    • Supervises the Athletics Director assuming overall responsibility for the Athletics program,
    • Supervises the Head of College Counseling to ensure a high quality experience and service in college counseling for our students and parents,
    • Teams with the Head of Primary School and the Educational Council to ensure the experience of our students and the service provided to families is coordinated 3K through Grade 12,
    • Collaborates with the Head of Technology and Innovation and the Head of Equity and Inclusion to advance the learning experiences of secondary students, faculty and community in alignment with the strategic priorities of the school,
    • Collaborates with the Head of Admissions to manage the Secondary School admissions and enrollment process,
    • Supports, manages, and oversees the organization, operation, and use of resources for the secondary school,
    • Builds the secondary school master schedule within approved financial and staffing parameters,
    • Develops, implements and monitors, with the Head of School, the secondary school budget within Board approved parameters,
    • Collaborates with the Director of Operations to plan for facilities usage, construction and development in the Secondary School.
    In the area of School Climate, The Head of Secondary:
    • Develops and nurtures an internationally minded, balanced, academically rigorous, positive and emotionally safe school climate,
    • Collaborates with the Head of Equity to implement our DEI strategy across the secondary school to build an intentionally inclusive intercultural community across the secondary community founded on mutual respect and understanding.
    • Collaborates with the Director of Operations and the Senior Manager of Health Services to ensure the physical safety of Secondary School students and faculty.
    In the area of Human Resources Leadership, The Head of Secondary:
    • Collaborates with the Head of School, Secondary School Leadership Team and Human Resources to recruit, develop, evaluate and retain quality instructional and support personnel, holding them accountable to defined standards and professional goals,
    • Implements timely and robust improvement plans to manage and support personnel who no longer meet the needs of the students of Atlanta International School.
    In the area of Communication and Community Relations, The Head of Secondary:
    • Communicates and collaborates effectively to engage all stakeholders, thus promoting understanding, support, and continuous improvement of the school’s programs and services in alignment with the mission, vision and strategic plan of Atlanta International School,
    • Is actively involved in promoting the school to colleges and universities and in ensuring that our graduating students are successful with their college applications,
    • Ensures that the Community Principles of Atlanta International School are fully implemented within the secondary school community,
    • Keeps parent/student and faculty handbooks up-to-date with recent policies.
    In the area of Professionalism, The Head of Secondary School:
    • Demonstrates behavior consistent with legal, ethical, and professional standards, engages in continuous professional development, and contributes to the profession.
    In the area of Student Progress, The Head of Secondary School:
    • Expects and demands results in student progress consistent with the school’s mission and school-wide goals,
    • Collaborates with the academic leadership of the school to effectively monitor and analyze standardized test data, fostering data-driven dialogue and subsequently coach her/his professional teams of direct reports, teacher leaders and teachers in the establishment and achievement of data driven learning goals,
    • Oversees the implementation of the Secondary School Assessment Policy.
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
    It is expected that candidates for this position will be highly qualified educators able to lead a faculty in order to make a distinct improvement in the learning environment and learning outcomes for our students. Characteristics of the ideal person for this position would include:
    • A Master’s Degree, or higher, in Educational Leadership, Curriculum Studies, or a related field.
    • A minimum of ten years teaching experience, with at least five in a senior administrative role, at the Head of School, Deputy Head, Principal or an equivalent position.
    • Demonstrates intercultural competence with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability and desire to work collaboratively with the community of Atlanta International School and the wider community locally, nationally and internationally.
    • Experience in several facets of the school accreditation process, for example as an accreditation team visitor and/ or a leadership role with accreditation from within the school.
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

    PARTICULARS OF THE SEARCH
    Atlanta International School has contracted with RG175 to assist us with a local, national and international search for the next Head of Secondary School. A link to the full advertisement for this position is available here.
     
    Interested candidates should apply online at: https://rg175.com/candidate/signup. The deadline for applications is February 28, 2021.
     
    The application includes:       
    • Cover letter explaining interest in the Atlanta International School Head of Secondary School.    
    • A full updated resume/C.V.   
    • A writing sample that may be a personal statement, an article for a school publication, a recent speech, or submitted scholarly article- whatever can help inform the search committee of expertise, interests, academic focus and experience.
    • Five current references.
    Applicants will be contacted if their skills and experience match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.
  • Individuals & Societies Teacher

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. 

    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are: 
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION 
    Teachers at Atlanta International School are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. This is a full-time teaching position teaching MYP Individuals & Societies.

    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.

    START DATE: August 2021
    REPORTS TO: Group Leader - Individuals and Societies

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 
    • Teaching Middle and High school-aged students; it will involve MYP Individuals & Societies courses in Grades 6 and 10.
    • Teach 5 classes in a block style format.
    • Be actively involved in the school-wide professional community.
    • Supervise Personal Projects.
    • Develop curriculum and resources we have on digital platforms.
    • Serve as an advisor for a group of 10-15 students and do an overnight field trip with that grade level.
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS 
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Education.
    • Minimum 3 years experience teaching Individuals & Societies or social studies. 
    • Experience with MYP/DP or similar program. Passion and subject knowledge is more important than direct IB experience.
    • An international perspective and/or international teaching experience.
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS 
    • Ability to integrate technology in a 1:1 teaching environment.
    • Familiarity with current international educational practices including inquiry and concept based learning, authentic assessments, and Project Zero. 
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability and desire to work collaboratively with the school community including students, staff, and parents.
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT 
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

    TO APPLY 
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘I&S Teacher’ as the subject heading. 

    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.
  • Math Teacher

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. 

    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are: 
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION 
    Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. This is a full time position teaching students ages 11 - 18 in Mathematics. 

    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.

    START DATE: August 2021
    REPORTS TO: Head of Math

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 
    • To prepare, invigilate and assess, as required, internal and external assessment.
    • To develop and share schemes of work and resources
    • To encourage all pupils to reach their academic potential through enthusiastic and personalized teaching, tailored challenge, record keeping and follow up 
    • To be aware of, and comply with all school policies including those for assessment, teaching and learning, and reporting 
    • To show an active interest in each child’s personal and domestic circumstances, and to foster the personal and social development of each pupil in your care 
    • To foster a close partnership with parents, initiating contact in appropriate circumstances and ensuring that there is a record of this 
    • Work as an Advisor in a specified year group ?of 10 to 15 students and participate in an annual field trip 
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS 
    • Bachelor’s degree in Education or equivalent
    • A certified teaching qualification 
    • At least two years’ teaching experience 
    • A distinguished record of teaching and a strong record of professional development
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS 
    • Enthusiastic and passionate about education
    • Flexible and adaptable to the varied demands of working in a world-class school environment 
    • Able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team 
    • Creative and innovative across and beyond the curriculum 
    • Able to work successfully under pressure, with excellent organizational skills 
    • Able to demonstrate a positive and proactive attitude towards participation in professional development and the school’s induction and appraisal processes 
    • A confident and competent user of IT in the classroom and for administrative purposes
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT 
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

    TO APPLY 
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Math Teacher’ as the subject heading. 

    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment. 
  • Media Teacher

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.
     
    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in an intercultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. This is a full-time position teaching students ages 11 - 14 in Media.
     
    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.
     
    START DATE: August 2021
    REPORTS TO: Director of the Arts
     
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
    • To develop an IB MYP Media course from the ground up
    • To develop and share schemes of work and resources
    • Teach students about the different forms of media
    • Teach students specific skills in creating media and support them in their learning during this process
    • Empower students to understand better the power of media as a tool for expression and investigation
    • Enhance intercultural competence by developing learning experiences within imagery in film and media, particularly those that cross-cultural boundaries to speak in a universal language
    • Integrates clear approaches to learning skills that allow students to develop, plan, and organize skills within a highly motivating context
    • To prepare, invigilate and assess, as required, internal and external assessment
    • To encourage all pupils to reach their academic potential through enthusiastic and personalized teaching, tailored challenge, record keeping, and follow up
    • To be aware of, and comply with all school policies including those for assessment, teaching and learning, and reporting
    • To show an active interest in each child’s personal and domestic circumstances, and to foster the personal and social development of each pupil in your care
    • To foster a close partnership with parents, initiating contact in appropriate circumstances, and ensuring that there is a record of this
    • Work as an Advisor in a specified year group of 10 to 15 students and participate in an annual field trip
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
    • Bachelor’s degree in Education or equivalent
    • A certified teaching qualification
    • At least two years’ teaching experience
    • A distinguished record of teaching and a strong record of professional development
    • Skills in Media, Visual Arts and/or Digital Design
    • A distinguished record of teaching and a strong record of professional development
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
    • Enthusiastic and passionate about education
    • Flexible and adaptable to the varied demands of working in a world-class school environment
    • Able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team
    • Creative and innovative across and beyond the curriculum
    • Able to work successfully under pressure, with excellent organizational skills
    • Able to demonstrate a positive and proactive attitude towards participation in professional development and the school’s induction and appraisal processes
    • A confident and competent user of IT in the classroom as an educator and for administrative purposes
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY
    To apply for this role, please send a resume, portfolio of work, and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Media Teacher’ as the subject heading.
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.
  • PE Teacher (Tentative)

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. 

    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are: 
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION 
    Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. This is a full-time position teaching Physical Education to Middle and High School students.

    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.

    START DATE: August 2021

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Design and implement lessons that challenge students of different abilities and learning styles to work confidently in their zone of proximal development and reflect on their own progress. 
    • Work as an Advisor in a specified year group of 10 to 15 students and participate in an annual field trip 
    • Supervise students during break and lunch on a rotating schedule.
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS 
    • First degree in P.E. and teaching certification
    • Relevant teaching experience
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability and desire to work collaboratively with the school community including students, staff, and parents
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS 
    • IBMYP and IBDP teaching experience is preferred, but good applicants with other curriculum experience are also welcome to apply.
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT 
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

    TO APPLY 
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘PE Teacher’ as the subject heading. 

    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.  
  • Product / Industrial Design Teacher

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.
     
    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community. 
    POSITION DESCRIPTION
     
    Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. This is a full-time position teaching Middle and High School students in Product/Industrial Design.
     
    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.
     
    START DATE:  August 2021
    REPORTS TO: Head of Design
     
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Teach Product/Industrial Design to students in grades 6 - 10
    • Effectively deliver Design to IBMYP classes at a high school level, working with a diverse student population
    • Lead an advisory group (pastoral care) and have various supervisory duties throughout the week
    • Supervise students during break and lunch on a rotating schedule, approximately 1 hour a week
    • Ensure classes have an interdisciplinary focus while also integrating innovative learning strategies and working with a diverse student population
    • Active involvement in school-wide, divisional, and grade-level meetings, with the opportunity to engage fully and openly in a professional learning community
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
    • B.A. Degree in Product Design, Industrial Design, Engineering, or other similar disciplines
    • Recent experience of teaching Design or equivalent
    • Experience of CAD/CAM software (Solid Works, Autodesk, Auto CAD)
    • Ability and desire to work collaboratively with secondary school teachers, students, parents, and staff
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
    • IBMYP teaching experience is preferred, but good applicants with other teaching experience and the required skillset are also welcome to apply.
    • The safe use of traditional workshop tools and machinery to support students in creating their design solutions.  
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Design Teacher’ as the subject heading.
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.
  • Psychology Teacher

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.
     
    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    Teachers at Atlanta International School are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. This is a full-time teaching position teaching DP Psychology and MYP Individuals & Societies.
     
    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.
     
    START DATE: August 2021
    REPORTS TO: Group Leader - Individuals and Societies
     
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Teaching Middle and High school-aged students; it will involve IB Diploma Psychology plus an elective MYP I&S course called Contemporary Issues.
    • Teach 5 classes in a block style format.
    • Be actively involved in the schoolwide professional community.
    • Supervise Extended Essays.
    • Develop curriculum and resources we have on digital platforms.
    • Serve as an advisor for a group of 10-15 students.
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
    • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or Education.
    • Minimum 3 years experience teaching Psychology.
    • Experience with MYP/DP or similar program. Passion and subject knowledge is more important than direct IB experience.
    • An international perspective and/or international teaching experience.
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
    • Ability to integrate technology in a 1:1 teaching environment.
    • Familiarity with current international educational practices including inquiry and concept based learning, authentic assessments, and Project Zero.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability and desire to work collaboratively with the school community including students, staff, and parents.
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Psychology Teacher’ as the subject heading.
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.
  • Science Teacher

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. 

    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are: 
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION 
    Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. This is a full time position teaching Science to Middle and High School students.

    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.

    START DATE: August 2021
    REPORTS TO: Head of Science

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 
    • Training in and the ability to teach the IB Science curriculum
    • Collaborate with different groups to create, plan, document and moderate assessments
    • Work as an Advisor in a specified year group of 10 to 15 students and participate in an annual field trip 
    • Supervise Personal Projects and/or Extended Essays as part of the International Baccalaureate Programme  
    • Supervise students during break and lunch on a rotating schedule, approximately 1 hour a week
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS 
    • First degree in Physics, Biology or Chemistry and teaching certification
    • Relevant teaching experience
    • Comfortable teaching the subject using an inquiry based, laboratory centered approach
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability and desire to work collaboratively with the school community including students, staff, and parents
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS 
    • Knowledgeable about Project Zero practices - (Making Thinking Visible, 8 Cultural Forces, etc.) and other developments in the field. 
    • Creative and critical thinking skills 
    • Classroom management and differentiation skills
    • Self-management skills - organization, affective and reflective skills
    • Technology skills - flexibility to work on different platforms
    • Communication skills - effectively communicate with different stakeholders in the community
    • Adaptability skills - work in a changing environment
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT 
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

    TO APPLY 
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Science Teacher’ as the subject heading. 

    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment. 
  • Spanish Teacher

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. 

    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are: 
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION 
    Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. This is a full time position teaching MYP and DP Spanish, Language and Literature as well as Language Acquisition.

    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.
     
    START DATE: August 2021
    REPORTS TO: Head of Spanish

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 
    • Collaborate with different groups to create, plan, document and moderate assessments
    • Work as an Advisor in a specified year group of 10 to 15 students and participate in an annual field trip 
    • Supervise Personal Projects and/or Extended Essays as part of the International Baccalaureate Programme  
    • Supervise students during break and lunch on a rotating schedule, approximately 1 hour a week
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS 
    • Bachelor’s degree in related field
    • 3 plus years relevant teaching experience
    • Native Spanish speaker required
    • Experience with the MYP/DP or similar program
    • Experience teaching Language and Literature
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS 
    • Knowledgeable about multimodal texts 
    • Knowledgeable about Project Zero practices - (Making Thinking Visible, 8 Cultural Forces, etc.) and other developments in the field. 
    • Creative and critical thinking skills 
    • Classroom management and differentiation skills
    • Self-management skills - organization, affective and reflective skills
    • Technology skills - flexibility to work on different platforms
    • Communication skills - effectively communicate with different stakeholders in the community
    • Adaptability skills - work in a changing environment
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT 
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

    TO APPLY 
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Spanish Teacher’ as the subject heading. 

    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment. 
  • Visual Arts Teacher

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.
     
    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. This is a full-time position teaching students ages 11 - 18 in Visual Arts.
     
    Please note that candidates for this role must already hold work authorization for the United States. AIS is unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.
     
    START DATE: August 2021
    REPORTS TO: Director of the Arts
     
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
    • To prepare, invigilate and assess, as required, internal and external assessment
    • To develop and share schemes of work and resources
    • To encourage all pupils to reach their academic potential through enthusiastic and personalized teaching, tailored challenge, record keeping, and follow up
    • To be aware of, and comply with all school policies including those for assessment, teaching and learning, and reporting
    • To show an active interest in each child’s personal and domestic circumstances, and to foster the personal and social development of each pupil in your care
    • To foster a close partnership with parents, initiating contact in appropriate circumstances, and ensuring that there is a record of this
    • Work as an Advisor in a specified year group of 10 to 15 students and participate in an annual field trip
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
    • Bachelor’s degree in Education or equivalent
    • A certified teaching qualification
    • At least two years’ teaching experience
    • A distinguished record of teaching and a strong record of professional development
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
    • Enthusiastic and passionate about education
    • Flexible and adaptable to the varied demands of working in a world-class school environment
    • Able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team
    • Creative and innovative across and beyond the curriculum
    • Able to work successfully under pressure, with excellent organizational skills
    • Able to demonstrate a positive and proactive attitude towards participation in professional development and the school’s induction and appraisal processes
    • A confident and competent user of IT in the classroom and for administrative purposes
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY
    To apply for this role, please send a resume, portfolio of work, and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Visual Arts Teacher’ as the subject heading.
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.

Current Staff Opportunities

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  • Director of Integrated Marketing Communications

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.
     
    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    The Director of Integrated Marketing Communications is responsible for developing strategic communication plans for the school, and leading the team that implements these programs across all communication channels. The Director will create and communicate a compelling story about AIS. This message should lead to increased Admissions applications and should support the efforts of Advancement.
     
    Additionally, the Director will plan and lead the implementation of overall strategies for all marketing and communications on behalf of AIS in order to raise the school’s visibility, advance its brand, and articulate clear messaging to internal and external constituencies. This person will act as a player-coach, managing the communications team and serving as a brand steward to all school divisions to ensure cohesion across our programs. The Director will also manage internal and external partners and stakeholders, utilizing a proactive approach and exceptional communication skills to execute across multiple cultural perspectives.
     
    START DATE: Immediate
    REPORTS TO: Head of Admission, Marketing and Financial Aid
     
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Knowing the history, culture, traditions and constituencies of the school; understanding the IB Curriculum and the AIS educational philosophy and stakeholders.
    • In collaboration with the Admissions Team, design strategies and implement concrete plans to increase student applications and maintain prospective student and family interest.
    • In collaboration with the Advancement Team, design strategies and implement concrete plans to capitalize on increased visibility and clear branding of the school to drive increased contributed revenue.
    • Ensuring brand and messaging quality and consistency, and communicating guidelines to apply across all departments, activities and events at the school and among professional and volunteer leadership.
    • Coordinating all advertising, publicity, and public relations and serving as the school’s spokesperson when so designated by the Head of School.
    • Develop effective relationships and partnerships with local media.
    • Create and execute a plan that regularly places the school in local media. Manage all messaging in the media.
    • Review, revise, and update as necessary the school’s crisis communication plan.
    • Managing the emergency communications procedures and systems.
    • Oversee the development, implementation and analysis of stakeholder surveys. Overseeing and actively participating in the creation, design, budgeting and production of the school’s print, digital and video content.
    • Managing overall marketing calendar to maintain strategic priorities throughout program activation by the marketing communications team, school divisions and outside agencies.
    • Plan and manage the department budget in order to maximize the effectiveness of all communications. This includes bidding out production of materials when appropriate to outside vendors.
    • Manage vendors and external agencies from initial brief to final execution of projects.
    • Measure and report on the effectiveness of marketing and communication programs.
    • Engage actively in professional development in order to remain current in best practices related to independent school communications, digital & social media marketing, and effective marketing and advertising strategies.
    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
    • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in marketing or communications) with 5+ years of experience in marketing communications strategy and execution experience in aspects of marketing program activation, branding, and digital marketing
    • Proven success in leading teams or extensive project management experience
    • Experience executing demand generation via digital efforts
    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in multi-stakeholder environment
    • Experience managing & participating as a key contributor in the creative process from concept through execution in digital (video, social media, etc)
    • Ability to build annual plans, and influence senior stakeholders
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Excellent communication, and organizational skills with an emphasis on clear and compelling writing
    • Strong analytical skills, with a focus on marketing metrics & ROI
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
    • Prior agency experience with a focus on creative excellence, implementation and project management
    • Prior independent school or university experience in integrated marketing communications
    • Prior experience with planning, implementing, managing and measuring marketing communication programs.
    • Experience in international marketing projects
    • Speaks and works in more than one language
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Director of Integrated Marketing Communications’ as the subject heading.
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.

Substitute, After-School Programs & Extracurricular Opportunities

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  • Arts Curator

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.
     
    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    The Arts Curator is a K-12 position and works closely with all the Arts teachers in the school.  The purpose of the position is to make the artistic process visible as well as the artistic products. These displays should develop our community’s “learning to look” skills. The Arts Curator reports to the Director of the Arts K-12. This is an internal position and a year to year appointment.
     
    Reports to: Director of the Arts
     
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Coordinate Internal Exhibitions: Curate 4 or more exhibits a year in our designated AIS exhibition spaces throughout the school. The exhibit must communicate the artistic process that results in the finished pieces and fosters the “Learning to Look” ethos of this position. Designated AIS exhibition spaces are currently as follows:
      • ELC Atrium
      • Primary School Atrium
      • PS Ramps (3)
      • SS ASD Atrium
      • SS Main floor Atrium
      • SS LPAC Atrium
    • Assist in supporting the AIS Visual Arts faculty with the curricular Visual Arts exhibitions in PYP, MYP & DP.
    • Coordinate External Exhibitions: Through collaboration with our Visual Arts Partnerships and AIS Arts teachers to develop, deliver, and display student artwork. Cultivate other opportunities for student work to be displayed in the wider community. Some current external exhibitions are currently as follows:
      • High Museum
      • Dogwood Festival
    • Work with Diversity, Equity & Inclusion(DEI) Coordinators on projects that promote visual curation for DEI. Choice of exhibition spaces can be designated by the curator based on the projects. 
    • Coordinate with the school on curating and displaying any artwork needed for aesthetic value throughout the school facilities.
    • Coordinate with the AIS Communications and Marketing Department to help communicate to all stakeholders of the school about upcoming Visual Arts events, this may include producing posters, invitations, clearance and participation forms/certificates of student artwork, etc…
    • Coordinate with the AIS Graphic Designer the curation of the AIS Visual Arts Online Gallery.
    • Coordinate with the facilities & maintenance department when needed to do with exhibits, displays, buildings, and grounds.
    • Upskill teachers in how to display student work in line with “Visible Thinking & learning Design” via Project Zero and ideas in the book “The Third Teacher. Help support departments with the display of work if needed. Bulletin boards have been provided for subject groups and grade levels.
    • Serve on the Arts Boosters committee in order to develop support, relationships, and liaise with parent volunteers.
    • Develop, house, and maintain an AIS Art archive for exhibitions.
    • Develop and maintain, in conjunction with the Director of the Arts, the curator budget. 
    DIVERSITY STATEMENT
    Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    TO APPLY
    To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Arts Curator’ as the subject heading. Applications are due by February 12, 2021.
     
    We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.
  • Kaleidoscope After School Teacher

    Summary:

    This is a part-time position. After School teachers/staff provide a safe, fun, educational environment for children during the critical time between school and parental pick-up. The primary focus in After School is to encourage children to enjoy relaxing and play-based learning and to become self-aware, motivated, and confident. This is accomplished by attentive staff committed to encouraging the child’s development by role modeling proper behavior, facilitating and encouraging student inquiry and using positive reinforcement. Assistant teachers are expected to willingly attend training sessions throughout the year. After school counselors are highly motivated leaders with a great team attitude. This opening is for After School care for both our Early Learning Center (3K/4K is a language immersion program where our students are taught in French, German or Spanish) and in the Primary School Grades 5K - 5.

    Reports to: Kaleidoscope Coordinator

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Arrive 30 minutes before children arrive, to ensure the site is ready, and activities are prepared.
    • Work with students and other staff members to design and implement weekly and monthly schedules and lesson plans.
    • Report all injuries, suspicious events, or behavior with appropriate paperwork turned into the Kaleidoscope Coordinator within 24 hours.
    • Be involved with children; play actively, show personal attention to individuals, be a positive role model.
    • Use only positive reinforcement and program approved corrective behavior techniques.
    • Attend at least 10 hours of training a year.
    • Maintain the facility by cleaning up after yourself and children, keeping cabinets clean and organized and notifying the director of items that need to be replaced or repaired.
    Skills and Requirements:
    • At least 18 years of age
    • Have a High School diploma
    • Be able to keep up with physical demands of active children
    • Organized, flexible, passionate & dependable
    • Able to work well with others on a team, and with variety of personalities
    • Leadership qualities self -motivated while being group minded
    • Prior experience working with children ages 3 -12
    To Apply:

    Please send your resume and cover letter as attachments to 
    employment@aischool.org, using 'After School Teacher' as the subject heading. 

    We will contact those whose skills and experience best match our needs. Given the number of applications expected no telephone inquiries, please.
  • Primary School Substitutes (English, French, German, Spanish, Mandarin)

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.

    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    Summary:
    AIS welcomes applications for Primary School substitute teachers for grades 3K-5 and is seeking applicants fluent in English, French, German, Mandarin or Spanish. AIS prefers experienced, certified teachers but will consider other applicants who are fluent in the above languages.

    To Apply:
    Please send your resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org; please specify 'Primary Substitute' as your subject heading.
     
    We will contact those whose skills and experience best match our needs, no telephone inquiries, please.
  • Support Language Tutors - German, French, Spanish, ESOL/ESL

    ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
    Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.

    Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:
    • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
    • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.
    Requirements: 
    • Native speaker of one of the languages listed above.
    • Experience working with children.
    • A background in teaching or language acquisition desirable.
    • Must be flexible, engaging, open-minded and comfortable leading an active group of students in an inquiry-based environment.
    • The school will provide curriculum guidelines with the expectation that tutors will set individual learning goals for students based on teacher recommendations.
    French, German, and ESOL/ESL classes will be composed of a mix of grade levels (5K & Gr. 1, Gr. 2 & 3, or Gr. 4 & 5). Spanish classes will be composed of a single grade level. Most students will be at an intermediate competency level. Class groups are small (maximum 8). Students are enrolled during the day in a dual language program where they are learning in the target language 50% of the time, but these particular students need extra support to succeed in that environment. 
     
    Goals of the program are: 
    • Identify specific areas of need for each child (with input from the class teacher).
    • Provide opportunities for the use of oral language skills through games; role plays etc.
    • Use and develop student reading and writing skills in an engaging context.
    • Complete any assigned target language homework from class teacher.
    • Practice reading appropriately challenging books.
    Tactical Details: 
    • Tutors can teach one or two groups. If one group it is either M/W or T/Th 3:00-4:30.
    • Plan on one additional hour per week (to be scheduled) for coordination with class teacher/language coordinator.
    • One group = 4 hours per week, Two groups = 7 hours per week. 
    • $50 per hour/ annually $10,080 (if two groups) paid on a semi-monthly basis. 
    • Sign a contract for the semester (August 14-December 17 and January 5-May 31).
    To Apply:
    Please send your resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org, using 'French Language Support Tutor' (or German or Spanish, etc.) as the subject heading. 

    We will contact those whose skills and experience best match our needs. Given the number of applications expected, no telephone inquiries, please.
Non-Discrimination Policy 
Atlanta International School (AIS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to employing a diverse workforce. 

AIS practices a full non-discriminatory policy in all school-administered programs and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national and ethnic origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or gender preference in all of its admissions, educational and employment policies, programs, and practices. AIS is a member of the  Council for International Schools (CIS) and adheres to its Code of Ethics to guide our employement practices. The purpose of the CIS Code of Ethics is to describe the moral principles upon which CIS members are expected to base their conduct and professional practice.
Be Aware: Atlanta International School posts vacancies on our website at www.aischool.org and with the major international recruiting fairs each year. Several international schools have reported scams involving non-existent teaching jobs. Some international schools have recently had their web sites cloned, and candidates have been asked to send large amounts of money to fake employment agencies. All international candidates are urged to be diligent in investigating potential schools during the recruiting process and prior to signing a contract. Use extreme caution if you have been asked for money or private information.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit the position's required documents to Human Resources.

By E-mail: employment@aischool.org (Please type the position title into the subject line of the e-mail)

By Fax:
404.841.3889

By Mail:

Human Resources
Atlanta International School
2890 North Fulton Drive
Atlanta, GA 30305
USA
What Makes a Great AIS Teacher 
AIS teachers come from dozens of different countries and speak many different languages, but all share a few common competencies: 
  • A high degree of intercultural competence 
  • A passion for teaching - for us teaching is a vocation and a calling, not a job 
  • A belief in student-centered and project-based learning 
  • Value diversity and the different perspectives it brings to the classroom 
Benefits of Working Here 
Atlanta International School strives to find the best person for each role in our school. Our comprehensive benefits program ensures we can attract and retain exceptional colleagues. We offer: 
  • A collegial and supportive work environment. Our employees tell us all the time that one of the best things about working here are the deep and meaningful relationships they build with their peers
  • Competitive pay and benefits including medical, dental, vision and 403b plan
  • Short and long-term disability insurance plus supplemental insurance plans like life and cancer care coverage  
  • Time off to manage your work/life balance, including vacation, sick and personal days
  • Significant professional development opportunities
  • Free after school childcare and summer camp while you work on campus
  • Use of school track and fitness center 
  • Visa and relocation benefits, where applicable 

Atlanta International School

A private, non-profit, international, IB World School for grades 3K-12, featuring full and dual-immersion language programs.

2890 North Fulton Drive

Atlanta, Georgia 30305, USA
404.841.3840