About Atlanta International School

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.

Current Openings

Senior Administration

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  • Head of Equity and Inclusion

    Our Mission

    School Profile

    Atlanta International School opened in 1985 as an independent, non-profit, secular school and is now one of the few schools in the US offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) Continuum to our three-year-olds up to Grade 12 (3K-12). The student body, numbering 1,220 is approximately 50% American and 50% international; the diverse faculty and staff come from over 35 different nations. More than 90 nationalities and 60 languages are represented in the AIS community. Atlanta International School is accredited by the Council of International Schools, the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)/ AdvancEd, the Mission Laïque Française (MLF), Agence pour l'enseignement français à l'étranger (AEFE) and is authorized to offer three of the four IB programs by the International Baccalaureate Organization. The Class of 2018 is made up of 97 students.

    Context

    Our mission to develop “extraordinary individuals who will shape the 21st Century” has always been founded on our three pillars: rigorous IB curriculum, world-class language learning and an inclusive, multicultural community.

    As we continue to evolve and expand on our pillars, we recommit to our students’ development of a global mindset. We design experiences that enable our learners to become adaptable, capable thinkers who demonstrate perseverance and resilience; we create an environment that provides ample opportunities for collaborative creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship. We are intentionally developing the most inclusive community we can possibly create. The Head of Equity and Inclusion (HEI) is a strategically significant new leadership team level position at Atlanta International School. The mandate of this position is to advance the school’s commitment to an open, inclusive community, which provides equitable opportunities and wellbeing to all.

    Directly Reports to: The Headmaster

    Administrative Level: This position is a member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) of the school and will collaborate closely with the SLT, Principals, and Curriculum Coordinators. The HEI chairs the school’s Equity and Inclusion Task Force, is a member of the Primary and Secondary Leadership and Student Support Teams (as needed), in addition to attending IB Subject Group and Grade Level Planning Teams as relevant and necessary. The HEI will work with the Board Diversity and Inclusion Committee and Parent Organization leadership in further developing the social and cultural competencies of the adult community.

    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 goals of the IB programs and continuum at AIS

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Community and Inclusion

    The Head of Equity and Inclusion is primarily charged with developing the action plans and projects resulting from the strategic plan that will advance the school’s priorities around our community and inclusion work.

    Strategic Goal: Advance our commitment to an open, inclusive community, which provides equitable opportunities and wellbeing to all.

    Key priorities:
    • Build ownership and alignment around AIS comprehensive definition of inclusivity so that it is shared and understood by all.
    • Implement tools to measure progress and determine actions to advance inclusivity and intercultural competency.
    • Increase all teachers’ effectiveness in providing inclusive learning.

    Curriculum and Instruction

    The HEI will collaborate with IB Program Coordinators, Principals, Counselors, Group Leaders, Grade Level Leaders and individual faculty to further develop IB courses and IB curricula that include the study of race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, nation and nationhood, class, religion and their intersections. The HEI will actively research new pedagogies, curricula, and best practices that address common classroom challenges in teaching about identity, social difference, and inequality, and will train AIS Faculty in how to incorporate these into their classrooms and IB Programs. The HEI will work with faculty and administrators to integrate this work into our co-curricular programs, athletics, community events and activities.

    The HEI will also support the leadership and faculty in the realization of two additional strategic goals:
    • World Languages and Culture—expand our leadership in language learning and intercultural competency to prepare our learners to effectively shape the global future.
    • Learning for Action and Impact—enhance our 3K-12 educational programs to help our learners to develop into world-ready change leaders

    Recruiting, Networking, Hiring and Admissions

    The Head of Equity and Inclusion will assist the Headmaster, Leadership Team and Human Resource Director in recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff. Specifically, the HEI will attend relevant conferences; will network with prospective candidates; will support the management of an ongoing database of prospects with HR, and will maintain regular contact with potential candidates.
    The Head of Equity and Inclusion will work with the Head of Admissions and Admissions Team to increase the number of diverse applicants.

    Leadership and Education

    The Head of Equity and Inclusion will work with principals, counselors, and faculty to develop student leadership in matters related to diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice. Specifically, the HEI will coordinate yearly on-campus equity education programs for students and will facilitate student attendance at local, regional, and national conferences related to equity and social justice education. They will work with the principals and middle leaders to coordinate the student groups. Examples include; the Upper School student affinity group leadership, the Middle School student council and a primary school mentoring program.

    Adult Education and Professional Development

    The Head of Equity and Inclusion will work with the SLT, Board Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Equity and Inclusion Task Force and PO Leadership in further developing the social and cultural competencies of our adult community. They will develop on-campus workshops focused on teaching faculty and staff how to work with all students most effectively and will facilitate and ensure faculty professional growth in understanding the role of social and cultural factors in both teaching and learning. The HEI will also organize speakers and/or present workshops for the board of trustees members as well as the parent and wider community to build a knowledge base and alignment around issues of equity, inclusion and social justice.

    Metro Atlanta, Regional, National and International Profile

    The Head of Equity and Inclusion will communicate AIS’ institutional vision around diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice to publicize the school's efforts in these areas. They will form relationships with their counterparts at local independent school and universities. In addition, the HEI will make presentations at Metro Atlanta, regional, national and international conferences; will offer workshops; and will publish articles that share AIS’ stories: successes, challenges, and lessons learned.

    Requirements and Qualifications

    The successful applicant will have a bachelor's degree. A master's degree and/or equivalent years of experience is also required. Teaching and/or training experience is essential, with three to five years preferred; experience as a supervisor and skill as an evaluator of others' performance is also preferred. Candidates should have demonstrated leadership ability with adults, both individually and in groups and demonstrated skills in intercultural competency. They will have demonstrated a passionate commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice goals in a school, NGO or university setting. They will also be personally committed to professional growth and to receiving and acting on constructive feedback. An ability to be an empathic listener is essential.

    The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, public speaker, and workshop leader; one who is able to lead, but also facilitate collaborative practice from within a team.
    The HEI will often have to facilitate difficult conversations and demonstrate skills in conflict resolution and mediation.

    References should attest to the applicant's ability to function in a leadership role; superb oral and written communication skills; comfort with and enthusiasm for students aged 3 through 18; and capacity to work with others in a fast-paced, high-functioning, collaborative, and innovative educational setting.

    Our ideal candidate will be collaborative, resilient, flexible, diplomatic, confident, patient, and possessed of a sense of humor and professional presence.

    Remuneration: This is a Senior Administrator position and the applicant will be placed on Senior Leadership Team’s salary scale. The package will be competitive and commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful candidate.

    Particulars of the Search

    Atlanta International School is conducting a local, national and international search for this position.

    All candidates who wish to apply for the position must establish a professional file with employment@aischool.org to facilitate the application process and ensure that credentials are provided in a uniform and consistent manner. Please complete a cover letter of application, include your curriculum vitae/resume and statement of educational philosophy and other supporting documents.

    Names, addresses and day-time telephone numbers of at least three referees AIS may contact must be given; these must include direct supervisors or the person in the position of chief responsibility for the evaluation of the applicant‘s performance. AIS reserves the right to contact the writers of any open letters of recommendation for confidential statements.

    All finalist candidates will be required to submit to rigorous reference and background checks as required by Federal and State Law and as recommended by, local and national agencies and the International Task Force on Child Protection.

    All applications and inquiries should be directed to:

    The Director of Human Resources
    E-mail: employment@aischool.org
    Subject title: Head of Equity and Inclusion
    Atlanta International School
    2890 North Fulton Drive NE
    Atlanta, Georgia 30305
    USA
    www.aischool.org


    Applications will be accepted from the time of posting and the application period will close on March 1, 2018. AIS reserves the right to close the search at any time, should a successful candidate be identified earlier in the process.

School-Wide Faculty Openings (3K - Grade 12)

Early Learning Center and Primary School (3K - Grade 5) Faculty Openings

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  • Early Learning Center Teacher- French Track Tentative

    Summary

    Applications are invited from dedicated and enthusiastic, professional educators for the position of French Early Learning Center teacher for the 2018-2019 school year.  This is a full-time position in our French Immersion 3K-4K program.

    Atlanta International is an IBPYP school with a dual language program operating in the Primary School.  The Early Learning Center is full immersion (taught only in French, German and Spanish.)  The school is a vibrant learning community, and the nature of the program makes specific demands of our Faculty.

    The successful Teacher Candidate will have:
    • Teaching certification
    • Training and experience in an early childhood school setting
    • A strong literacy background
    • Must be a native French speaker
    • An international perspective and/or international teaching experience
    • Bachelor’s degree or Equivalent
    • An unwavering commitment to the students
    • The ability to differentiate between differing ability levels and learning styles
    • An understanding of the principles of second language acquisition
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability, and desire, to work collaboratively with the school community including students, staff, and parents.
    IBPYP teaching experience is preferred, but good applicants with other curriculum experience are also welcome to apply. 

    To Apply

    Please send resume and letter of interest as attachments via email to employment@aischool.org; please type the job title into your subject line (French ELC teacher)
  • ELC Classroom Assistant - Spanish

    Summary

    Applications are invited from dedicated and enthusiastic, professional educators for the position of ELC Spanish Assistant for the 2018-2019 school year.
    Atlanta International is an IBPYP school with a dual language program operating in the Primary School.  The school is a vibrant learning community and the nature of the program makes specific demands of our Faculty.

    The successful Teacher Candidate will have:
    • Training and experience in a Primary School setting.
    • A strong literacy background
    • Must be a native Spanish speaker.
    • An international perspective and/or international teaching experience
    • Bachelor’s degree or Equivalent.
    • An unwavering commitment to the students.
    • The ability to differentiate for differing ability levels and learning styles
    • An understanding of the principles of second language acquisition
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability, and desire, to work collaboratively with the school community including students, staff, and parents.
    IBPYP teaching experience is preferred, but good applicants with other curriculum experience are also welcome to apply. 

    To Apply

    Please send resume and letter of interest via email to
    employment@aischool.org; please type the job title into your subject line (ELC Spanish Assistant)
  • Heritage Language Tutors- Farsi, Hindi, Italian, Russian, Greek, Arabic

    Requirements:  Native speaker of one of the languages listed above, experience working with children, 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 contribute to the development of the curriculum specific to language components.

    Classes will be composed of mixed ages (5-8 or 8-12) and mixed language competency levels.  Class groups are small (minimum 3, maximum 12). Students have a cultural connection to the language but may have little competency at the start of the course.

    Goals of the program are:
    • Engage students through STEAM-based (science, art, etc.) problem-solving activities.
    • Provide opportunities for use of oral language skills.
    • Create a literacy rich environment by reading to students and engaging them in discussions.
    • Use and develop student reading and writing skills in context.
    • Develop cultural connections (literary, musical, etc.)

    Tactical Details:
    • Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday 3:00-4:30
    • Thursdays 2:00- 4:30
    • 7 hours per week.
    • $40 per hour/ annually $10,080 paid on a bi-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 'Heritage Language Tutor' 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.
  • Lower Primary School Music Teacher

    Summary
    Applications are invited from dedicated and enthusiastic, professional educators for the position of Primary Music Teacher. This is a part-time position in our Lower Primary School (Kindergarten-Gr. 2.)

    Atlanta International is an IBPYP school with a dual language program operating in the Primary School.  In this role, fluency in German or French is a plus.  

    The successful Teacher Candidate will have:
    • Training and experience in music education in a Primary School setting
    • An international perspective and/or international teaching experience
    • Bachelor’s degree or Equivalent in Primary School Music Education
    • An unwavering commitment to the students
    • The ability to teach through an inquiry process and to differentiate between ability levels and learning styles
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the desire to work collaboratively with the school community including students, staff, and parents.
    IBPYP teaching experience is preferred, but good applicants with other curriculum experience are also welcome to apply.  Applicants who are able to teach Music in German or French would be given serious consideration.  An understanding of the principles of second language acquisition is also a plus.

    To Apply:
    To apply please send curriculum vitae and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org. Please use ‘PS Music Teacher’ as your subject heading.
    Atlanta International School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce.
     
  • Lower Primary School Teacher- Spanish Track

    Summary

    Applications are invited from dedicated and enthusiastic, professional educators for the position of Spanish Primary School teacher for the 2018-2018 school year.  This is a full time position in our Primary Spanish Track.

    Atlanta International is an IBPYP school with a dual language program operating in the Primary School.  The school is a vibrant learning community and the nature of the program makes specific demands of our Faculty.

    The successful Teacher Candidate will have:
    • Training and experience in a Primary School (grades K – 2) setting
    • A strong literacy background
    • Must be a native Spanish speaker
    • An international perspective and/or international teaching experience
    • Bachelor’s degree or Equivalent
    • Teaching Certification
    • An unwavering commitment to the students
    • The ability to differentiate between differing ability levels and learning styles
    • An understanding of the principles of second language acquisition
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability, and desire, to work collaboratively with the school community including students, staff, and parents
    IBPYP teaching experience is preferred, but good applicants with other curriculum experience are also welcome to apply. 

    To Apply

    Please send resume and letter of interest as attachments via email to employment@aischool.org; please type the job title into your subject line (Spanish LPS teacher)
  • Mandarin Language Coordinator and Mandarin Teacher

    Summary

    Part time position for January 2018-June 2018 (setting up the program)
    Full time position for July 2018-July 2019 (50% coordinator and 50% teacher)

    Requirements:  
    • Native speaker of Mandarin (simplified)
    • Excellent English competency
    • Primary and Early Years teaching experience
    • Curriculum familiarity with the Primary Year Program (PYP) of Int. Bac.
    • International experience
    • Highly organized
    • Excellent communication skills

    Desirable:
    • Experience in a leadership position
    • PE, Art or Music skills
    • International School experience
    • Experience providing professional development

    Evolution of the Role:

    From January to June 2018 the successful candidate will be working part time (50%), designing the Mandarin program and curriculum that will launch in the 2018/19 year.  We are committed to opening a 3K/4K class and a 5K/Gr. 1 class and may open a Gr. 2-3 or a Gr. 4-5 as well. During this time we will be developing the curriculum, purchasing resources, marketing the program and setting up the classroom spaces.

    During the 2018-19 year the position will still be a part time coordinator role and will add a teaching role to make it full time. The teacher role will be working with the 5K-Gr. 5 Mandarin classes and perhaps as the single subject teacher for Art, PE or Music.

    Tactical Details:
    • Accepting applications from now until the position is filled
    • Package: Teacher salary plus $5500 coordinator stipend
    • Relocation assistance provided.
    • Start date: to be negotiated at time of offer

    To Apply:

    Please send your resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org, using 'Mandarin Language Coordinator' 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 Gifted & Talented Teacher

    Summary
     
    The Primary School Gifted and Talented Teacher reports to the PS Learning Support Coordinator and the Head of the Primary School at the Atlanta International School, and has responsibilities in four principal areas:
     
    A. Observation, Identification and Initial Assessment of Learning Difficulties
    1. Observes students (referred by teachers, parents, and administrators) in their classroom settings
    2. Identifies children experiencing learning or behavior difficulties
    3. Assesses the difficulty in consultation with the teacher(s) and the parents
    B. Implementation of Classroom Learning Strategies
    1. Assists the teacher(s) in implementing successful strategies to improve the learning of the students who have been identified
    2. Provides the staff with general information about various learning difficulties as well as strategies to deal with them
    C. Support Student
    1. Facilitates individual or group sessions in a pull out setting when additional support is needed
    2. Facilitates individual, group or whole class sessions in a classroom setting when additional support is needed
    3. Participates in parent meetings as needed
     D. Communications
    1. Communicates regularly with the families of children with whom they are working directly
    2. Works closely with the teachers of these students and with the administration to ensure clear and timely communications about their situations
    3. Keeps the Learning Support Coordinator informed about the student progress, interventions, accommodations and collaboration with class teachers
    4. Keeps up to date records of communication and makes entries in confidential files so support can be tracked and monitored
    The Primary School Gifted and Talented is a member of the Student Support team and attends relevant grade level meetings.
     
    It is expected that candidates for this position will meet the following basic requirements:
    • Minimum of 5 years learning support, resource experience and or Special Education teaching certificate or related credentials.  
    To Apply
     
    Send your cover letter and curriculum vitae as attachments by e-mail to employment@aischool.org. Please type the position title into the subject line of the e-mail. (Gifted & Talented Teacher)
  • Primary School Physical Education Teacher- French Track

    Summary

    Applications are invited from dedicated and enthusiastic, professional educators for the position of Primary School PE teacher for the 2018-2019 school year.  This is a full-time position in our French Language Track.

    Atlanta International is an IBPYP school with a dual language program operating in the Primary School.  The school is a vibrant learning community, and the nature of the program makes specific demands of our Faculty.

    The successful Teacher Candidate will have:
    • Ability to communicate and teach PE  in fluent French
    • Competency In English
    • Bachelor’s Degree and Teacher Certification
    • Minimum 3 years experience
    • Training and experience working with Primary Students
    • Expertise across the P.E. Curriculum
    • Innovative, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable
     
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Familiarity with the I.B. physical education curriculum
    To Apply

    Please send resume and letter of interest via email to employment@aischool.org; please type the job title into your subject line (French PE Instructor). 
  • Primary School Substitutes (English, French, German, Spanish)

    Summary:
    AIS welcomes applications for Primary School substitute teachers for grades 3K-5 and is seeking applicants fluent in English, French, German 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.
  • Primary School Teacher

    Summary

    Applications are invited from dedicated and enthusiastic, professional educators for the position of Grade 3 Primary School teacher, English track for the 2018-2019 school year.
    Atlanta International is an IBPYP school with a dual language program operating in the Primary School.  The school is a vibrant learning community and the nature of the program makes specific demands of our Faculty.

    The successful Teacher Candidate will have:
    • Teacher certification
    • Training and experience in a Primary School setting.
    • A strong literacy background
    • Must be a native English speaker.
    • An international perspective and/or international teaching experience
    • Bachelor’s degree or Equivalent.
    • An unwavering commitment to the students.
    • The ability to differentiate for differing ability levels and learning styles
    • An understanding of the principles of second language acquisition
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability, and desire, to work collaboratively with the school community including students, staff, and parents.
    IBPYP teaching experience is preferred, but good applicants with other curriculum experience are also welcome to apply. 

    To Apply

    Please send resume and letter of interest via email to
    employment@aischool.org; please type the job title into your subject line (Primary School Gr. 3 English teacher)
  • PS Counselor- Part-Time

    Summary

    Applications are invited from dedicated and enthusiastic professionals for the position of Part-time (.25) Primary School Counselor for the 2017-18 school year with the Atlanta International School.
    This is a part-time position (.25) with the successful candidate counseling primary, school-aged students.
     
    It is expected that the candidates for this position will meet the following requirements:
    1. Masters in Counseling or similar field
    2. Counseling Certification/Licensure
    3. Four years of relevant experience in a primary school counseling position
    4. Excellent interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills; have the ability and the desire to work collaboratively with students, staff, and parents from multiple cultures and nationalities
    5. Excellent ability to develop, organize, and implement grade level guidance curriculum as well as PSHE program within the PYP framework
    6. In collaboration with members of Primary Support Team, establishing and evaluating realistic goals for the counseling program and students being served 
    7. IT skills (proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Word as well as Apple), excellent verbal and written skills
    8. Ability to multi-task and self-manage multiple schedules, showing flexibility in a variety of settings, is essential
    9. An international perspective and/or international teaching experience; an understanding of student/family cultural transitions and open-mindedness toward the school community as a whole essential
    10. Ability to mentor/ coach teachers while nurturing a culture for productive communication
    11. Preferred but not required: experience with the PYP 
    To Apply

    Please send resume and letter of interest via email to employment@aischool.org; please type  Part-Time PS Counselor into your subject line.
  • PS Learning Support

    Summary
     
    The Primary School Learning Support Teacher reports to the PS Learning Support Coordinator and the Head of the Primary School at the Atlanta International School, and has responsibilities in four principal areas:
     
    A. Observation, Identification and Initial Assessment of Learning Difficulties
    1. Observes students (referred by teachers, parents, and administrators) in their classroom settings
    2. Identifies children experiencing learning or behavior difficulties
    3. Assesses the difficulty in consultation with the teacher(s) and the parents
    B. Implementation of Classroom Learning Strategies
    1. Assists the teacher(s) in implementing successful strategies to improve the learning of the students who have been identified
    2. Provides the staff with general information about various learning difficulties as well as strategies to deal with them
    C. Support Student
    1. Facilitates individual or group sessions in a pull out setting when additional support is needed
    2. Facilitates individual, group or whole class sessions in a classroom setting when additional support is needed
    3. Participates in parent meetings as needed
     D. Communications
    1. Communicates regularly with the families of children with whom they are working directly
    2. Works closely with the teachers of these students and with the administration to ensure clear and timely communications about their situations
    3. Keeps the Learning Support Coordinator informed about the student progress, interventions, accommodations and collaboration with class teachers
    4. Keeps up to date records of communication and makes entries in confidential files so support can be tracked and monitored
    The Primary School Gifted and Talented is a member of the Student Support team and attends relevant grade level meetings.
     
    It is expected that candidates for this position will meet the following basic requirements:
    • Minimum of 5 years learning support, resource experience and or Special Education teaching certificate or related credentials.  
    To Apply
     
    Send your cover letter and curriculum vitae as attachments by e-mail to employment@aischool.org. Please type the position title into the subject line of the e-mail. (PS Learning Support)
  • PS Spanish Teacher- Short-term, Tentative

    Summary

    AIS welcomes applications from dedicated and enthusiastic, professional educators for the position of Primary School Spanish Teacher. This is an immediate, short-term, tentative opening.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Teaching Degree
    • Native Spanish speaker required
    • Training and experience in a Primary School setting
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • 3 plus years relevant teaching experience
    • International Baccalaureate PYP teaching experience is preferred, but good applicants with other curriculum experience are also welcome to apply. 
     
    To Apply:

    To apply please send curriculum vitae and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org. Please use ‘PS Spanish Teacher’ as your subject heading.
  • PS STEAM Coach

    Summary

    The Primary STEAM Coaches report to the 3K-12 STEAM coordinator. The role of the STEAM Coaches is to support the Primary School Faculty in their delivery of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math within the framework of the PYP Units of Inquiry. When working with students the goal is to instill a sense of agency where students feel empowered to interact with and shape their world.  As stated in the Agency by Design framework, “a sensitivity to design develops when young people and adults have opportunities to look closely and reflect on the design of objects and systems, explore the complexity of design and understand themselves as designers of their worlds.”  

    Salary and Workload:

    The salary range for this full-time position is outlined by the teacher’s pay scale. This role includes the co-responsibility for organizing and running after-school STEAM activities for the primary school.  A stipend of $11,000 covers this responsibility.

    Reports to: 3K-12STEAM coordinator, Head of Primary School, PYP coordinator
    Division: ELC and Primary
     
    Guiding Principles
    • Support and advance the mission and vision of the School.
    • Support student learning and achievement through cooperative effort and best practices.
    • Support and promote the goals of the IBPYP program.
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Use a coaching approach to support Primary School Faculty in building their capacity for effective integration of STEAM and problem-based learning.
    • In collaboration with the other STEAM coach, set up and maintain a maker space that is available to students 3K-Gr. 5.  Coordinate the use of the space.  Supervise the maker space for student use during recess and snack/lunch breaks.
    • Identify and manage STEAM related resources.
    • Ensure all AIS safety protocols are followed.
    • Cooperate with any STEAM related enrichment programs, sharing space, equipment and insights.
    • Work with the 3K-12 STEAM coordinator and PYP curriculum coordinator to define and promote STEAM to the AIS community.
    • Develops metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of STEAM learning in the Primary School.
    • Identify professional development opportunities for faculty in the area of STEAM teaching.  Communicate with the other Primary STEAM coach, Primary School Digital Coach, 3K-12 STEAM Coordinator, PYP coordinator, Head of Research and Learning Design and Head of Primary School to organize opportunities to develop STEAM competency in the PS faculty.
    • Work in collaboration with the grade level teams, the PYP Coordinator, the other STEAM coach and the 3K-12 STEAM coordinator to support the development of STEAM projects for Primary School.
    • Build relationships with local organizations and capitalizes on emerging learning opportunities (ex. Aquarium, Zoo, Universities, Business and Government entities).  Suggest to grade level teams ways to capitalize on these relationships.   
    • Co-curricular responsibilities: Work with outside organizers of competitions such as Odyssey of the Mind, FIRST Lego, FIRST robotics, Math and Science Olympiads, etc…  Support AIS teams as they prepare for their participation. Coordinate the team logistics with parents and other faculty members (stipend paid for this extra responsibility).
    • Work with the STEAM 3K-12 coordinator and the Head of Primary to develop a yearly budget.
    • Drama, Arts, and Mathematics experience preferred

    Meetings
    • Attend grade level meetings as required
    • Attend faculty meetings
    • Attend half day planning meetings
    • Attend PS roundtable meetings when invited
    • Meet regularly with PYP coordinator and 3K-12 STEAM Coordinator
    • Offer in-service opportunities to teachers as needed

    To Apply

    Please send resume and letter of interest via email to employment@aischool.org; please type the job title into your subject line (PS STEAM Coach). 
  • Support Language Tutors- German, French, Spanish

    Requirements: Native speaker of one of the languages listed above, experience working with children, 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 and German 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. 
    • $40 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) 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.

Secondary School (Grades 6 - 12) Faculty Openings

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  • Head of Secondary Learning Support

    Support

    The Head of Secondary Learning Support is responsible for overseeing learning support for all students, supporting division heads in designing and implementing professional development on current instructional strategies to support our efforts to reach all learning styles, providing consultation to families needing additional services, and providing direct services to students.
     
    The role of the Head of Secondary Learning Support is to assist teachers in ensuring that AIS is a safe, secure and nurturing environment for student learning.
     
    Guiding Principles
    • Supports and advances the mission, vision, and strategic plan of the school.
    • Supports student learning and achievement through collaborative effort and research based educational leadership, teaching, and learning.
    • Supports and advances international education and multicultural learning.
     
    Principal Responsibilities
    • To use leadership, pedagogy, and administrative skills to promote the educational development of each and every student
     
    Essential Duties and Key Responsibility Areas
    • Leads and monitors the review, development and implementation of individual and group student planning so that high quality and creative individualized plans are tailored to the students identified with specific learning needs.
    • Models and shares what great Learning Support teachers do differently and is well versed in national and international best practices research.
    • Coaches and mentors teachers toward effective support of students with learning differences, that is research and data driven, to enhance student learning. 
    • Oversees the implementation of learning support programming within the learning support department in collaboration with the Student Support Team; serves as a key member of the Student Support Teams.
    • Liaises with Primary support teachers and Heads of Division to ensure continuity and age appropriate uniformity of practices, policies and procedures. 
    • Supports and nurtures the development of an internationally minded, balanced, academically rigorous, positive and emotionally safe school climate for students and faculty within the framework of the learner profile. 
    • Serves as a leader in the field of research-based learning support practices and is confident leading professional development workshops school wide and within the learning support team. 
    • Models and leads the integration of technology to enhance school learning support as appropriate. 
    • Models, leads and respects the sensitive nature of learning differences and is compliant with ethical confidentiality standards. 
     
    Planning
    • Demonstrates advanced planning in developing and implementing the Learning Support budget.
    • Plans and monitors the direct impact of Learning Support teachers to students and other faculty.
     
    Administration
    • Maintains permanent learning support files and Learning Disabilities documentation of current students and alumni (three years past graduation) and disposes in accordance with confidentiality.
    • Ensures learning support team adheres to national best practice, ethics and standards. 
    • Models, leads and supports all faculty through collaboration with the counseling team and the Response to Intervention model to ensure inclusivity of all students.
    • Collects data in order to apply for external accommodations for PSAT ,SAT, ACT and IB examinations.
    • Maintains records and collects appropriate data so that alumni with Learning Differences can obtain accommodations in their chosen schools. 
    Collaboration and Communication
    • Communicates and collaborates effectively to all stakeholders, thus promoting understanding, support and continuous improvement of the learning support program and team in alignment with the mission, vision and strategic plan of the school. 
    • Maintains a high visibility and accessibility to students, faculty, parents and other stakeholders as the leader of the learning support team. 
    • Ensures the dissemination of information in a timely manner.
    • Assist with the admission process for Secondary students..
    • Speaks and writes in a clear, effective and appropriate manner.  
     
    Student and Family Relationships
    • Demonstrates communication with students and families in a way that builds trust and rapport, engaging all stakeholders for the good of the student’s academic, social and emotional growth. 
     
    Professionalism
    • Commits to ensuring that ethical standards laid down by the American Disabilities Association are adhered to.
    • Commits to ensuring that the Special Education rules as laid down by the Georgia Department of Education are implemented.
    • Maintains commitment and membership to professional organizations in alignment with the mission and vision of the school. 
    • Maintains professional etiquette and confidentiality.  
    It is expected that candidates for this position will meet the following basic requirements:
    • Masters Degree
    • Minimum of 5 years learning support, resource experience and or Special Education teaching certificate or related credentials.  

    To Apply

    Please send resume and letter of interest via email to employment@aischool.org; please type "Head of Secondary Learning Support" into your subject line.
  • MYP Humanities Teacher

    Summary
     
    Applications are invited from dedicated and enthusiastic, professional educators for the position of MYP HumanitiesTeacher. This is a definite opening; if it becomes available, it is a full-time position teaching Middle and High school aged students.  This post will suit someone who is keen to take on the challenge of further raising the profile of the subject within this International Baccalaureate World School.
     
    Applicants must have training in and the ability to teach the Humanities curriculum, an interdisciplinary focus while also integrating innovative learning strategies, and demonstrated the ability to work with a diverse student population.
     
    It is expected that candidates for this position will meet the following requirements:
    • First degree in Humanities, History, Geography or related field
    • Teaching certification
    • Minimum three years teaching experience
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability and desire to work collaboratively with the school community including students, staff, and parents
    • Experience with the Middle Years (MYP) and Diploma programs (DP) of the International Baccalaureate organization is preferred.  
     
    To Apply

    Please send resume and letter of interest via email to employment@aischool.org; please type Humanities Teacher into your subject line.
  • Secondary School English Teacher

    Summary

    AIS welcomes applications from dedicated and enthusiastic professionals for the position of Secondary School English Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. This is a tentative opening; if it becomes available, it is a full-time position teaching English to students from ages 11 – 18 from a diverse population. 

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • An international perspective and/or international teaching experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in Education, English or Equivalent.
    • An unwavering commitment to the students.
    • The ability to differentiate for differing ability levels and learning styles.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability, and desire, to work collaboratively with the school community including students, staff, and parents.

    Experience with the Middle Years (MYP) and Diploma programs (DP) of the International Baccalaureate organization is preferred.  
     
    To Apply

    Please submit applications by email to employment@aischool.orgInclude a cover letter and resume. Type "Secondary English Teacher" into the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please.
  • Secondary School Math Teacher

    Summary

    Applications are invited from dedicated and enthusiastic, professional educators for the position of Mathematics teacher. This is a full-time position with the successful candidate teaching Middle and High School students.

    Applicants must have training in and the ability to teach the Mathematics curriculum; an interdisciplinary focus while also integrating innovative learning strategies and working with a diverse student population.

    It is expected that candidates for this position will meet the following requirements:
    • First degree in Mathematics or related discipline
    • Relevant teaching experience
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability and desire to work collaboratively with the school community including students, staff, and parents
    • The ability to teach computer science would be an advantage
    IBMYP and IBDP teaching experience is preferred, but good applicants with other curriculum experience are also welcome to apply. 

    To Apply

    Please send resume and letter of interest as attachments to employment@aischool.org; please type the job title into your subject line (Mathematics teacher)
  • Secondary School Theatre Teacher

    Summary
     
    AIS welcomes applications from dedicated and enthusiastic professionals for the position of IB Theatre Teacher.  This is a full-time position team teaching IB MYP and DP Theatre.
     
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Degree in related field
    • 5 years of relevant teaching experience
    • Experience in teaching IB MYP and/or DP Theatre
     
    Additional Skills and Requirements:                
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability and desire to work collaboratively with secondary school teachers, students, parents, and staff
    • A desire to team teach with other theatre teachers
    • Experience in directing theatre productions
    • Ideally experienced in examining or leading workshops for the IBO
    • Experience in Technical Theatre
    • A commitment to student-centered inquiry-based learning
    • A growth-mindset looking to continually improve
     
    To Apply:
    To apply Please send resume and letter of interest as attachments via email to employment@aischool.org; please type "SS Theatre Teacher" into your subject line.

Staff

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  • After School Program Assistant 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' 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.

Horizons Summer Program

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

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