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Substitute Secondary School Learning Support Educational Assistant

American International School of Guangzhou

Job title: Substitute Secondary School Learning Support Educational Assistant

Company: American International School of Guangzhou

Job description: AISG is a caring community that looks for passionate teachers who bring their forward-thinking pedagogy along with an empathetic approach to enrich each child’s learning.DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION
AISG embraces diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive and equitable workplace, welcoming applications from all qualified persons. We strive to attract, develop and retain highly talented diverse staff who share this commitment and who can contribute their unique perspective and experiences to enhance our programs.—JOB OVERVIEW—DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITES:Responsibilities:This substitute position will be on a daily basis until the end of school year. The Substitute Learning Support Educational Assistant is primarily responsible for providing support for designated Learning Support Students. It should be understood that although the list of responsibilities is multiple and varied, unexpected emergencies or circumstances may arise that require the assistant to perform other duties as assigned by the divisional principals.Typical Duties:

  • Work one on one or with small groups to help aid differentiation in the classroom
  • Assist in lesson prep where appropriate
  • Oversee assessments
  • Provide in-class (content area) support
  • Offer assistance after school or in study hall for students
  • Prepare teaching aids and resources for learning activities

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:A strong applicant will have successfully completed

  • A Bachelor degree, preferable if degree is in special education
  • 3 years working experience preferable in a school setting, supporting teaching and learning

The applicant will demonstrate:

  • Excellent spoken and written English language skills
  • Practical knowledge of IT equipment and software to support learning, preference for Macintosh experience

Preferred Qualities:A successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to:

  • communicate clearly with students and others
  • genuinely enjoy working with pre-teen and teenage learners
  • lead tasks and activities with groups of students
  • follow written and verbal instructions
  • be a team player with a can-do attitude
  • protect appropriate confidentiality and act with integrity
  • have experience supporting students in math.

—MORE ABOUT AISG—WHY AISGOur vibrant, positive community spirit – what we see as the heart of AISG – is one of our greatest assets.We are the longest established and only not-for-profit international school in Guangzhou, enabling us to reinvest directly back into the school in support of our educational mission.We were founded in 1981as the first international school in southern China and have established a rich history of educational excellence.We only recruit forward-thinking and dynamic instructional leaders who wish to contribute to an environment that values creative learning and quality teaching.We recruit faculty who are not simply looking for a ‘job’ but who are seeking to join a connected community.CURRICULUMAISG’s full curriculum is available on Atlas and can be accessed on our website, www.aisgz.org/learning.Secondary School uses Common Core, NGSS, and AERO standards for core subject areas.Secondary School offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) and is in the process of adopting the Middle Years Programme (MYP). It also implements the Readers and Writers Workshop Model.Course guides are available for Lower Secondary and Upper Secondary on their learning website pages, www.aisgz.org/learning/lower-secondary and www.aisgz.org/learning/upper-secondary, respectively.FACILITIESThe Science Park campus is located in the heart of Guangzhou’s technology center, Science City, in Huangpu District, where Upper Elementary students (Grades 4 and 5) and Secondary students (Grades 6-12) attend. The Science Park campus finished its complete renovation in August 2023 and has state-of-the art, well-equipped facilities with an open-concept design. The campus also features a Performing Arts Center with at theater, black box, music classrooms, and practice rooms; an Athletic Center with a natural grass field, an indoor 25-meter swimming pool, two gymnasiums with three full-sized courts, a fitness room, a dance studio, two external climbing walls, an indoor running track, and two rooftop spaces; and additional amenities that include innovation labs and design centers, a cafeteria and cafe area, a nurse’s office, a creative multimedia space, and a central library.TECHNOLOGYAll classrooms are equipped with the appropriate technology for interactive instruction. Starting in Grade 1, students are in a 1:1 device program, iPads for Grades 1-5 and laptops for Grades 6-12. Teachers incorporate the ISTE Standards into their curriculum with the support of the innovation technology coaches. Technology is integrated where appropriate, and the development of research and information literacy skills is expected. Each teacher is assigned a MacBook laptop.Key Software:Veracross (Student Information Management System and grade book)Microsoft Office 365Outlook (school email),Teams, OneNote and OneDrive (collaboration and learning engagement)Atlas (curriculum articulation)CHILD PROTECTION STATEMENT
AISG is committed to the prevention of child abuse and to the protection of children in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, of which the People’s Republic of China is a signatory. AISG is committed to child-safe recruitment practices. The school shall take all necessary steps to ensure that the selection and interview of potential new candidate hires are appropriately screened, and reference checks are conducted. All candidates will be subject to criminal background and employment checks. AISG will make direct contact with the candidates’ current supervisors as part of our hiring practices.As mandated in the AISG Code of Conduct, all employees must report suspected incidences of child abuse or neglect whenever the employee has reasonable cause to believe that a child has suffered or is at risk of suffering abuse or neglect.Skills & Requirements Qualifications

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Location: Huangpu, Guangzhou, Guangdong

Job posting date: Sun, 21 Apr 2024 01:31:42 GMT

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Substitute Secondary School Learning Support Educational Assistant

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