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Job details
Employer Exupery International School
Location Latvia
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 8, 2018

The Learning and Language Support teacher will support the students who face two types of difficulties: 

· language difficulties (providing ESL support for students who lack experience to acquire the curriculum in English, and whose mother tongue is different from English);

· students who face learning difficulties in the acquisition of the core curriculum.

The L&L Support Teacher will focus on the provision of supplementary teaching to pupils who require additional help. The position requires to provide in-sit and pull-out support to the pupil. Their work involves planning and implementing effective teaching strategies, liaising with parents, staff and other relevant professionals. The work requires one-to-one tuition and ability to establish effective communication with students, parents and the teaching staff. Self-motivation, organisation, creativity and enthusiasm are vital qualities in the role. The position requires experience as a mainstream teacher at primary or post-primary level and experience in leading learning support and/ or ESL Programme. 

Candidate’s skills and qualifications

· Bachelor or Master’s degree in education, primary years teacher’s qualification.

· Learning support course/ qualification and ESL teacher’s qualification are favourable.

· 2 and more year-experience at an international school, working full-time as a primary years teacher/ ESL teacher/ learning support specialist.

· Fluent English speaker and experience working in the context where students acquire the curriculum in English, having a different mother tongue.

· Helping pupils to cope with and overcome problems that arise because of language/learning difficulties.

· 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 curriculum and conventional teaching methods to meet individual needs.

· Using audio-visual materials and computers to stimulate interest and learning, being able to design the materials and adapt them to the students’ learning needs.

· Planning and delivering lessons, setting and marking assignments.

· Assessing and recording children’s progress.

· Working as a team-member within the wider school staff and liaising with other relevant individuals such as educational psychologists and parents.

· Able to take responsibility for the progress of a class of primary-age pupils who need extra language and/or learning support.

· Able to provide in-sit and pull-out language and learning support.

· Willing to contribute to the wider life of the school.

· Having passion to inspire young minds and teenagers, a commitment to ensuring that every child achieves their potential.

· Able and willing to deal with behaviour issues if/when they arise.

· Willing to provide regular feedback to parents and carers on a pupil's progress at parents' evenings and other meetings.

· Keen on organising and taking part in school events, outings and activities, which may take place at weekends or in the evening.

About the employer

Information about Exupery International School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 2 - 16 years
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Locations and contacts

Jauna street 8
Pinki
Babite
Latvia