Elementary School Learning Support (Tentative), Beijing China

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International School of BeijingBeijing China
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Start date: July 1st 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Job Description


  • Collaborate with counselors and administration in admissions decisions


  • Teach small group Learning Support classes to identified Learning Support students
  • Provide in-class support to high needs Learning Support students in designated classes
  • Plan and co-teach with mainstream classroom teachers to meet the needs of Learning Support students


  • May perform some formal/informal assessments of students referred by the Student Support Team.  This may include:
    • The administration and interpretation of standardized achievement assessments
    • The administration of informal assessments used in mainstream classrooms
  • Share evaluation results with parents, relevant teachers, guidance counselors and administrators
  • May coordinate (through case management) referrals to outside professionals; summarize and communicate the results of these evaluations to relevant personnel

Case Management

  • Develop and implement Learning Support Plans (student’s individual goals)
  • Work as a member of the Student Support Team (SST) to identify students with learning needs; this includes attending regular grade level team meetings
  • Provide consistent, relevant communication with families of students with learning needs
  • Arrange SST meetings for students on caseload
  • Maintain electronic and paper files for students on caseload
  • Coordinate transition of Learning Support students to next grade level and incoming elementary school students with identified needs; this may include coordination with counselors regarding class placement
  • Communicate with administration and counselors about student needs and progress as needed

Perform any other duties as assigned


ISB educators exhibit a constant working understanding of the school’s vision, mission, and core values in a balanced academic environment. Working collaboratively, we engage in active, inquiry- based, and reflective teaching. Our educators foster positive relationships and promote a school culture of equity, excellence, and relevance. USING L21, OUR CURRICULUM FRAMEWORK, OUR EDUCATORS: 

  1. Increase relevant learning through authentic, compelling local and global engagements
  2. Optimize each student’s capacity to learn through individualized experiences and opportunities
  3. Nurture the whole child including social-emotional, academic, and physical well-being
  4. Invigorate ISB’s practice based on best research on teaching and learning methods and the changing realities of the 21st Century
  5. Increase access to expertise and new learning opportunities through additional collaborative efforts and networks beyond ISB


Skills & Requirements

  • Teaching credentials and minimum five years teaching experience
  • Special education teaching experience (desirable)
  • Expertise in certain area(s) of learning disabilities (desirable)
  • Excellent grasp of learning styles, teaching pedagogy, assessment literacy and understanding of development of individual learning plans
  • Positive, productive student advocate
  • Experience in international school setting with elementary school students
  • Exceptional communication and facilitation skills
  • Ability to work closely with teams (mainstream teachers, counselors, support teachers, administrators, parents, students) in positive, productive endeavors
  • Dedication to the Vision, Mission and Core Values of ISB

Job location

More about International School of Beijing
Address: No. 10 An Hua Street, Shunyi District, Beijing, China
Telephone: +86 10 8149 2345