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Learning Support Teacher - Primary School

Location: Junior Campus (Singapore)
Functional area: Primary School European Section
Employment type: Full-time
Job type: Contract
Full-time: commencing 1 August 2018

The GESS has strong European foundations and believes in developing confident, forward-looking students through a celebration of respect, openness and inclusiveness. GESS is recognised for its languages and offers a choice between two main curricula: the German Abitur or the English-speaking International Baccalaureate (IB) programme. The school caters to students of all ages, starting from 18 months to graduation at 18 years. GESS is a private school association led by an elected committee and the school management. Currently, more than 300 full and part-time staff are employed at the school. A new purpose-built campus with brand new facilities will open in August, 2018 at Dairy Farm Road.

Responsibilities:
  • Plan, teach and assess differentiated learning support lessons for designated students in Grades 1 – 5 through the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) 
  • Screen students to identify learning support needs, and develop student support plans
  • Design timetables to optimize learning support lessons for designated students
  • Collaborate with all teachers to support curriculum through learning support lessons
  • Provide pedagogical leadership across the Primary teaching team to support differentiated teaching for a range of learners
  • Aid in the development and implementation of learning support resources, tools and methodologies
Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Education or Postgraduate Certificate of Education
  • Learning support/early intervention specialization qualifications
  • At least two years’ Primary School teaching (preferred contained classroom)
  • At least two years’ experience providing early intervention and/or learning support
  • Experience teaching in a diverse and multi-lingual, multi-cultural environment
  • Experience in the IB’s Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP)
  • Excellent written and oral English language
  • Passion for supporting learners in a diverse learning environment
  • Open-minded, collaborative approach to teamwork
  • Eagerness to learn and innovate, seeking and implementing best practices
We offer an exciting working environment in an international and cooperative team. Your application should include a letter of application, your complete resume, salary expectations and a recent photo.
Please indicate your reasons for applying for the position. Please note, that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.  The School reserves the right to appoint prior to the application deadline.

Our students are our most valuable assets. As any professional international school, GESS has a Child Protection Policy. Our recruitment process reflects this policy in that we ask for a police clearance check and further background checks for shortlisted candidates.


 
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