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Special Education Teacher

Job Summary

Serve as a case manager for students identified as special needs, including writing and updating Individual Learning Plans. Through a range of strategies, to provide ongoing special needs support to identified students throughout the school.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assure appropriate education for identified special needs students throughout the school.

    • Create, implement, and assure adherence to students’ individual Learning Plans

    • Provide training and leadership in the area of special needs training for mainstream staff, both foreign and national

    • Advocate for students, whose academic and behavioral needs are not being met. Work with staff and administration to determine how to best address these issues given resources available

    • Provide push-in, small group, and individualized instruction as appropriate to meet students’ needs, providing least restrictive environment to the highest degree possible

    • Assure accommodations and modifications indicated in Action Plans are implemented.

    • Hold after school classes as needed.

  2. Participate in schoolwide RTI process

    • Assist other Learning Support staff in facilitating “31-minute-kid Talk”

    • Guide general education teachers in implementing appropriate teaching strategies

  3. Assist teachers in following the schoolwide referral process for Learning Support assistance.

    • Ensure general teachers implement and progress monitor for students with ILPs

    • Provide feedback for students and parents in regard to ILP goals and objectives.

  4. Attend and participate in morning meetings (foreign staff only), teacher’s meetings, some evening programs if involving his or her students, annual teacher’s conference, and other meetings as assigned in the teacher’s handbook.

  5. Complete paperwork including the following:

    • Beginning, mid-year, and end of the year goal forms

    • Mid-quarter grade reports 4 times per year (Elementary through HS)

    • Report on goals of Individual Learning Plans through 4 times per year.

    • Inventories of classroom equipment/supplies/books

    • End-of-year debriefing evaluation form

    • Other paperwork as assigned or requested

  6. Building/classroom cleaning and repair

    • Tend to the overall appearance of the classroom

    • Assist in overall cleanliness and maintenance of facilities

    • Promptly report repair needs to the administration

    • Complete end of the year cleaning of the classroom area.

  7. Be available to parents or students who wish to have a conference during or after school.

  8. Be prepared to join mainstream teachers for twice-yearly conferences with parents of each students with an ILP.

  9. Take part in the yearly professional development program as assigned in the annual professional development plan. This includes prescribed activities for teachers in their first and second years of teaching at ISC, along with school-wide emphases and work on individual goals.

  10. Serve on committees, such as those for accreditation or curriculum review, as requested or assigned.

  11. Carry out any other specific duties as assigned.

Qualifications and requirements

  1. University graduate with a degree or license in special education, preferably with experience in a variety of special education settings (self-contained, resource model, and push-in) or general education teaching license and 2 years of experience with desire to pursue training in special education.

  2. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with foreign and national students with sensitivity to unique and multicultural perspectives and thoughts.

  3. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, execute, and evaluate in the classroom setting.

Benefits

  • Airfare

  • Health Insurance

  • Housing

  • Pre-field and on-field cultural training

  • Monthly Salary

  • Tuition for Children

  • Eligibility for paid Master's degree program when a second (2 year) contract is signed

  • Language Tutoring

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2023

International Primary Homeroom Teacher

About Nord Anglia Education

Nord Anglia Education (NAE) is the world’s leading premium schools organisation, with more than 70 schools located across dozens of countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Together, our schools educate over 68,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school.

Our philosophy for education rests on our four pillars of creativity, wellbeing, excellent academic outcomes and global connectedness. These are delivered through innovative use of educational technology to create a personalised 21st Century learning experience for all students.

Every parent wants the best for their child — so do we. NAE schools deliver high quality, transformational education and ensure excellent academic outcomes by going beyond traditional learning. Our global scale enables us to recruit and retain world-leading teachers and to offer unforgettable experiences through global and regional events, while our engaging learning environments ensure all of our students love coming to school.
https://www.nordangliaeducation.com/careers 

About NAS Beijing Fangshan

NAS Beijing, Fang Shan offers students a creative, challenging and rewarding learning experience. 

Opening in September 2019, NAS Beijing Fangshan bilingual school will provide a state of the art, world-class teaching and learning environment with total student capacity of 1728. Providing a unique blended learning experience, NAS Beijing Fangshan will offer students the best of eastern and western education resources and philosophies for students aged 6-18. The bilingual programme will be based on the Chinese K-12 curriculum blended with globally respected international teaching pedagogy and education resources. Located in the Fang Shan District of Beijing, the school has world class facilities that complement our innovative approach.

About the role

-Create and design Extra-Curricular Activity Programme;

-Communicate new Extra-Curricular Activity Programme;

-Day-to-day Responsibilities;

-Residential Trip Planning;

-Summer/Easter Camps;

-Parents Evening;

About you

You will be able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international environment, you will possess a university degree, a recognised teaching qualification, and teaching experience. Committed and creative, you will be reflective on your own teaching and student outcomes, seeking out and implementing new ideas and innovative methods to raise the school’s level of achievement.

Keen to collaborate and share your specialist expertise, you will be a fitting ambassador for the school. You will communicate with confidence across diverse audiences and situations, using your expertise to build strong relationships with parents and students. You will also be able to meet visa-related restrictions for China, including [above bachelor’s degree\at least 2 teaching experiences\QTS or PGCE and Teaching license are preferred;

Benefits

When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of 14,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.

We offer exceptional career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Our online Nord Anglia University unites our team by harnessing the collective expertise of peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.

Our world-renowned collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London, offer our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates an opportunity to earn an Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.

Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.

  • As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:

  • A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale.

  • An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration.

  • A culture that is fair and consultative. 

  • Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career.

Let's work together
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