REPORTS TO: Dean of Students
JOB DESCRIPTION :
Resource Specialists will be responsible for teaching in the learning support department with specific specialisation in the areas of English and Individuals & Society(Humanities)
- Collaborating with the LS teacher in implementing the student’s ILP.
- Liaising with subject teachers to disseminate or model appropriate strategies to enhance the student’s learning in the classroom.
- 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, MYP, or DP program and conventional teaching methods to meet individual needs.
- Using audio-visual instructional materials and technology resources to stimulate interest and learning.
- Assessing and documenting student’s 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.
- Liaising with experts to provide services for students identified as gifted and talented.
QUALIFICATIONS, ATTRIBUTES, AND EXPERIENCE :
- Experience in working with student in the area of English and Individuals & Society(Humanities)
- Self-motivation, organisation, creativity, and enthusiasm are vital qualities in the role.
- Excellent communication, collaboration and organizational skills.
- A strong ability to establish good rapport with students and adults.
- An ability to view students with unconditional positive regard.
- The ability to work effectively in a team.
- A pleasant and friendly personality.
- Fluent in English (reading, writing, speaking)
Arbetstid/Varaktighet/Contract – 50 %
Note – Any illegal act committed on the school campus may be reported to the appropriate authorities. Per Swedish Law and under the Child Protection Policy guidelines; children are respected and protected. Swedish law forbids chastising, physical abuse or any other degrading treatment towards children, up to and including 18 years of age. If there are any suspicions about a child being abused or mistreated by an adult, parent, guardian or other student, then the school is obliged to report this to the Swedish Department of Social Welfare for further investigation in the municipality where the child officially resides. Staff will be dismissed or placed on leave immediately if report of abuse is confirmed.