REPORTS TO: the Dean of Students
Duties and Responsibilities
- Planning and implementing ILP’s.
- Collaborating with the classroom teacher/subject teachers to target and set strategies and accommodations needed by the identified students.
- Helping pupils to cope with and overcome problems that arise because of learning difficulties through mentoring, after-school help, push-in or pull-out assistance.
- Developing and fostering the appropriate skills and social abilities to enable the optimum development of pupils.
- Encouraging students to develop self-confidence and independence and to reach their potential.
- Adapting the IPC program and conventional teaching methods to meet individual needs.
- Using audio-visual instructional materials and technology resources to diminish the effects of barriers to learning and to stimulate learning.
- Assessing and documenting individual students’ progress.
- Working as a team member within the Department and wider school staff and liaising with other relevant individuals such as educational psychologists, parents and other specialists that compose a multidisciplinary team.
- Providing professional development and classroom strategies to teachers that will improve the classroom performance and student achievement.
- Mature and flexible accepting constant changes in the Department with regards to scheduling and duties due to demands in the school set-up
- A degree in Special Education
- Experience as a Learning Support Teacher.
- Self-motivation, organisation, creativity and enthusiasm are vital qualities in the role.
- Experience in working with/awareness of local laws.
- Experience working in an international school environment.
- Excellent communication, collaboration and organizational skills.
- A strong ability to establish good rapport with students and adults.
- An ability to maintain confidentiality.
- An ability to view students with unconditional positive regard.
- An ability to show initiative and to work independently.
- Ability to administer assessments.
- Fluent in English (reading, writing, speaking)
Desired Skills and Experience:
- Fluent in Swedish (reading, writing, speaking)
At Stockholm International School we are committed to protecting children. Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All applicants will therefore be required to undergo appropriate child protection screening. Included in the recruitment process will be a local and national police check as well as a mandatory police background check from the last year of employment in every country worked.
Temporary – 100%
Starting August 7, 2018; Ending June 18, 2019
Last day for applications May 7, 2018.
WE ONLY ACCEPT APPLICATIONS IN ENGLISH AND FROM QUALIFIED TEACHERS