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

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

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

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  • Heritage Language Tutors- Farsi, Hindi, Italian, 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.
     
  • Primary School Assistant Teacher- English

    Summary

    Applications are invited from dedicated and enthusiastic, professional educators for the position of Primary School Assistant teacher, English track in Upper Primary School 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 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 English Assistant)
  • 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 Paraprofessional Assistant

    Summary

    Applications are invited from dedicated and enthusiastic educators for the position of paraprofessional assistant in a Kindergarten/Gr. 1 English classroom for the 2018-2019 school year.  This role will work primarily with one student who has language development delays. Most of the day is spent in the mainstream classroom assisting this child and others, but one hour per day will be one-to-one work with the child, carrying out some speech therapy exercises that will be assigned by the child’s speech therapist.

    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 candidate will have:
    • Training and/or experience in a Primary School setting.
    • An international perspective and/or international experience
    • Preferably some experience with learning support or speech therapy
    • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
    • An unwavering commitment to the students
    Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability, and desire, to work collaboratively with the school community including students, staff, and parents.  Willingness and ability to report directly to the child’s parent on a weekly basis.
    Experience with the IBPYP curriculum is preferred, but good applicants with other educational experience will also be given serious consideration.

    The position will be full time at the start of the year and may decrease during the course of the year, depending on student need.  The successful candidate will be paid $15 per hour.

    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 Para-Professional)
     
  • 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.
  • Support Language Tutors- German, French, Spanish, ESOL/ESL

    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, 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. 
    • $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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  • Secondary School Learning Support

    Summary

    Applications are invited from dedicated and enthusiastic  Learning Support Teacher. This is a full-time position with the successful candidate working with Secondary School students.
     
    Applicants should have the training, ability, and personality to work effectively with individual students, groups of students, teachers, and counselors to meet the learning needs of a diverse population. Applicants should also be able to converse intelligently and with compassion with parents.
     
    It is expected that candidates for this position will meet the following requirements:
    • Master’s degree in Special Needs, Educational Psychology, or – in some instances – Child Development – or extensive experience working with students with special learning needs
    • A minimum of three years’ experience working with secondary students, grades 6-12, in a highly academic setting
    • Ability to create curriculum which addresses the needs of a student
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Nurturing philosophy and ability to support a student struggling with a rigorous curriculum
    • Ability to multi-task and serve multiple teams
    • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
    Knowledge and experience with the IB curriculum are preferred, but not required

    To Apply

    Please send resume and letter of interest via email to
    employment@aischool.org; please type the job title into your subject line (SS Learning Support)

Staff

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  • Accountant

    Summary

    The Accountant performs general accounting and reporting responsibilities. This individual is proficient and knowledgeable with business and accounting procedures.  This position is a key member of the business office team, reports directly to the Director of Financial Accounting and Reporting.

    Direct Manager:  Director of Financial Accounting and Reporting
    Department: Business Office
    Status: Full-time; Exempt

    Guiding Principles
    • Supports and advances the mission and vision of the school.
    • Supports and promotes the goals of the IB program.
    • Supports and advances international education.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Maintain accurate General Ledgers including chart of accounts maintenance and security for accounting system, and reconciliation of key accounts
    • Assist Human Resources in Payroll accounting and reporting including reporting for private music teachers.
    • Perform monthly accounting entries and account reconciliations, and produce reports, as required
    • Manage the online field trip registration process for all grades and provides support to parents in this area
    • Reconcile cafeteria operations activity and records journal entries in the accounting system
    • Ensure internal compliance of the accounting and reporting of general ledger as applicable
    • Ensure timely and accurate reporting in support of monthly closing process
    • Assist with the annual Fiscal Year audit.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Skills and Requirements
    • BA or BS Degree in Accounting, Business or Finance is required
    • Must have a minimum of 3 years of financial accounting and reporting experience and a solid understanding of business processes to support the AIS’s operations
    • Ability to manage multiple projects independently in an environment with a high volume of transactions
    • An understanding of internal controls is required and experience with accounting ERP system  
    • Must have excellent excel and computer skills as required for reconciliation, analysis, and report presentation
    • Effective interaction with both internal and external customers
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills
    • Required to comply with AIS’s employee handbook (and student handbook as applicable)
    To Apply

    Please send resume and letter of interest via email to 
    employment@aischool.org; please type the job title into your subject line (Accountant)
  • Boys Basketball Coach- Seasonal

    Summary

    Atlanta International School is seeking a motivated and experienced Head Boys Basketball Coach who has a passion for working with high school students. The ideal candidate should have excellent instructional delivery skills and the ability to communicate to various stakeholders.

    Purpose

    Instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success. At the same time, the students shall receive instruction that will lead to the formulation of positive values, pride of accomplishment, acceptable social behavior, self-discipline, and self-confidence.

    Description

    The successful candidate must have the ability to instruct athletes in game techniques and strategies to prepare them for competition and determine the need for individual or team improvement. The coach oversees the daily practice schedule of the student-athlete.

    NOTE: This is a seasonal position which runs from early October and runs through February. IT IS NOT A FULL-TIME POSITION.

    Qualifications

    • Previous coaching experience at high school or higher level
    • Required GHSA certification
    • All coaches must submit to a criminal background check
    • Obtain CPR/AED & First Aid Certification

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Develop a philosophy and conduct a preseason meeting with parents and players to discuss acceptable player behavior, practice procedures, and other guidelines that relate to program management
    • Determine the system of play and establish goals and objectives
    • Conduct oneself as a positive role model
    • Consult with the athletic director, or his designee, in matters of purchasing equipment, scheduling, and coaching assignments
    • Be responsible for the collection of equipment
    • Responsible for seasonal and off seasonal programs
    • Attend Region Meetings
    • Report all game scores to the appropriate source after each game
    • Work to develop a positive athlete-teacher relationship
    • Ride/Drive the team bus to and from contests
    • Remain at practice or contest until all athletes have left the athletic area
    • Require appropriate behavior on road trips by supervising students in hotels and restaurants
    • Promote and encourage fair play, good sportsmanship, and ethical standards of conduct both on and off the court
    • Establish a working relationship with the middle school and primary coaches for the purpose of creating strong feeder programs
    • Continue professional growth by attending classes, clinics, workshops, and affiliations with professional organizations
    The position is for the 2018-19 season which officially begins in October, notwithstanding pre-season and off-season workouts.

    To Apply

    Please forward a copy your resume and a cover letter to our Athletics Operations Coordinator DeeDee Dennis via email (ddennis@aischool.org)
    Applications will be accepted until May 4, 2018.

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    full job description
  • Help Desk Technician

    Summary

    The Help Desk Technician is responsible for the support and maintenance of technology equipment, software, and systems in support of teaching and learning and the day-to-day operational needs of the school. He/She will be part of the service desk staff and ensure that users receive excellent service. This involves prioritization, resolution, and completion of escalated tickets of end-user help requests. This individual reports directly to the IT Help Desk Administrator.

    Reports to: IT Help Desk Administrator
    Department: IT

    Guiding Principles
    • Supports and advances the mission, vision, and strategic plan of the school.
    • Supports student learning and achievement through collaborative effort and best practices.
    • Supports and promotes the K-12 curriculum based upon the IB goals and mission.
    • Supports and advances international education.
    • Supports and advances AIS Community Principles.
    • Supports and demonstrates social and ethical responsibility, including privacy, confidentiality, and the need to follow all relevant federal, state and local laws and guidelines.
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Troubleshoots and maintains a variety of user technology and network infrastructure
    • Provides exceptional customer service and has a proven record in supporting users -faculty, staff, and students- with diverse levels of experience
    • Communicates status, timelines, and resolution of problems in a timely fashion using the IT ticketing system
    • Assists in updating and maintaining the school’s inventory of hardware and software, including check-out of equipment to faculty, staff, and students
    • Assists in documenting processes and procedures
    Skills and Requirements
    • Experience with supporting Mac OS X, Windows, and iOS
    • Experience supporting Google Applications for Education, Dropbox, and other cloud-based environments
    • Experience with A/V technologies
    • Understands basic networking technologies (LAN/WAN and wireless)
    • Independently manages multiple tasks and projects in a timely fashion
    • Strong focus on customer service
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven ability to work in fast-paced environments
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

    To Apply

    Please send your resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org, using 'Help Desk Technician' 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.
     
  • Track & Field Coach

    SUMMARY: Atlanta International School is seeking a motivated and experienced Track & Field Coach who has a passion for working with high school students. The ideal candidate should have excellent instructional delivery skills and the ability to communicate to various stakeholders.

    PURPOSE: Instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success. At the same time, the students shall receive instruction that will lead to the formulation of positive values, pride of accomplishment, acceptable social behavior, self-discipline, and self-confidence.

    JOB DESCRIPTION:  The successful candidate must have the ability to instruct athletes in techniques and strategies to prepare them for competition and determine the need for individual or team improvement. The coach oversees the daily practice schedule of the student-athlete.

    NOTE: This is a seasonal position which runs from early January and runs through early May. IT IS NOT A FULL-TIME POSITION.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Previous coaching experience at high school or higher level
    • Required GHSA certification
    • All coaches must submit to a criminal background check
    • Obtain CPR/AED & First Aid Certification
    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Develop a philosophy and conduct a preseason meeting with parents and players to discuss acceptable player behavior, practice procedures, and other guidelines that relate to program management
    • Determine the system of play and establish goals and objectives
    • Conduct oneself as a positive role model
    • Consult with the athletic director, or his designee, in matters of purchasing equipment, scheduling, and coaching assignments
    • Be responsible for the collection of equipment
    • Responsible for seasonal and off seasonal programs
    • Attend Region Meetings
    • Report all game scores to the appropriate source after each game
    • Work to develop a positive athlete-teacher relationship
    • Ride/Drive the team bus to and from contests
    • Remain at practice or contest until all athletes have left the athletic area
    • Require appropriate behavior on road trips by supervising students in hotels and restaurants
    • Promote and encourage fair play, good sportsmanship, and ethical standards of conduct both on and off the court
    • Establish a working relationship with the middle school and primary coaches for the purpose of creating strong feeder programs
    • Continue professional growth by attending classes, clinics, workshops, and affiliations with professional organizations

    The position is for the 2019 season which officially begins in January, notwithstanding pre-season and off-season workouts.

    To Apply

    Please forward a copy your resume and a cover letter to our Athletics Operations Coordinator DeeDee Dennis via email (ddennis@aischool.org)
    Applications will be accepted until May 23, 2018.

    Click here for a full job description
  • 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