We seek a creative, flexible and positive team player, who is able to work under their own initiative. The successful applicant will work with children, staff and parents; intervention may include individual and small group work as well as in-class support. The Primary Learning Support teacher is required for August 2018.
GIS is a well-resourced successful international school with great facilities and a reputation for academic excellence; we place the success of each and every student at the centre of our mission. GIS is a family, and with our fantastic students, dedicated and motivated team of excellent teachers and support staff, it truly is a wonderful place to learn and teach.
At GIS, we know that every student requires more than academic ability to succeed in today’s global economy, and with that in mind, we offer an incredible pastoral support system, an extensive range of extra-curricular activities and strongly adhere to a skills-based approach to learning that supports and underpins our success in meeting the rigorous academic requirements of International GCSEs and A-Levels.
The school is focused on creating the best environments for our learners to grow and develop academically, emotionally, physically and socially. With a positive and progressive outlook, based on the latest research, we seek to constantly improve the provision for learning. With over 75 hours dedicated to teacher CPD every year, as well as a keen focus on staff and student well-being, we are constantly striving for excellence, both as practitioners and for our learners. GIS uses the latest technology to enhance learning and provide a 1:1 device programme and use Google Apps for Education as our main learning platform.
You should be able to demonstrate:
- Highly effective teaching and learning skills when working with individuals and small groups
- The ability to use assessment appropriate to the needs of individuals
- The knowledge and skills to design and review IEPs in order to personalise learning
- The necessary interpersonal skills to support you working alongside class and specialist teachers in order to develop appropriate programmes of learning
- A high level of ICT literacy
- Experience and knowledge in the fields of speech and language development and/or Autistic spectrum disorders within the mainstream setting would also be desirable
- An understanding of sensory integration difficulties would also be an advantage
We will provide:
- A competitive salary and benefits package
- Ongoing Professional Development
- The opportunity to support students across the Primary School
- A professionally stimulating and collaborative working environment
We recommend early application as we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date.
Closing date for applications is the 16th of February 2018.
Interviews will take place via Skype.
Please review the ‘GIS Information for Applicants 2018-19’ booklet prior to applying for this role.
Garden International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, all offers of employment are subject to a criminal record check (DBS or equivalent).