Learning Support Teacher

Date posted:2024-05-16 | Writer: International Christian School | Email: [email protected]

Learning Support Teacher

As a Learning Support Teacher for our Elementary School, you will be joining a team of seasoned and dynamic Christian professionals who seek Christ-centered academic rigour in our teaching and learning. Holding students to high standards, you will cultivate a positive learning environment that facilitates the achievement of the School’s Expected School-wide Learning Results (ESLRs), informed by a biblical worldview.

The successful candidate will begin in August 2024.

What you will do

Identify students with learning differences, assess their strengths/weaknesses and learning style. 

Help students to cope with and overcome academic and behavioural issues that arise because of learning difficulties.

Create and promote a positive, nurturing attitude and classroom environment that supports learning with special needs and models biblical principles.

Provide one-to-one and small group instruction either in the regular classroom or in a learning support room and share duties with mainstream teachers.

Provide support and training to mainstream teachers in effective teaching approaches within the classroom and maintain proper documentation for support provided to students.

Develop and implement the school’s intervention programme according to the best instructional practices.

Collaborate with other teachers and department chairs in the on-going articulation and evaluation of curricular programs including curriculum planning and writing, determining scope and sequence priorities, effective teaching strategies, assessment practices, and related textbook adoptions.

Engage in additional tasks that are core to the school’s operation, such as curriculum management, service on committees, conducting training, and observations.

We are looking for someone with

Strong passion and commitment to Christian education, with a positive attitude, and a growth mindset.

A bachelor degree in Education or PGCE/PGDE or equivalent awarded by an accredited university.  A degree major or certification in Special Education or related discipline with a strong academic background is required.

TEFL/TESOL certificate preferred.

Candidates with strong subject and pedagogical knowledge in catering individual learning needs and styles. Experience in classroom teaching in an international school is preferred.

Expertise in identification, differentiation and strategies to address and accommodate mild to moderate learning needs.

Proven effective classroom management experience, that supports student development and models biblical principles.

A team player with a positive attitude and growth mindset, and the ability to interact well with faculty, students and parents in all aspects of school life.

We are committed to promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people.  All applicants must be willing to undergo thorough background checks and child protection screening.

What we offer

We offer a 5-day work week and an attractive international remuneration package, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.  As part of the ICS Community, you will have the opportunity to work with colleagues and students of diverse cultural backgrounds.  We provide resources and support to teachers and support staff with professional development for their career progression. We have a supportive and engaging working environment marked by a distinctive Christian ethos.

To Apply

We offer a 5-day work week and an attractive remuneration package to suitable candidates. Join us by submitting an online application with your resume and salary expectations below: