Employment

AISJ’s mission is to create a student-focused academic and educational environment which aspires to achieve excellence. Our school encompasses a broad cross section of a multi-national society, with students and staff from all over the world. We are situated in the heart of Jerusalem, on a historical and stunningly beautiful site, within easy walking distance of East and West Jerusalem. There are strong links with the Anglican Christ Church community as well as other Christian congregations.

3 positions available.
Teacher Librarian

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 5TH MAY 2017

The Role of the Teacher Librarian

To create an environment to educate and enable the students to achieve their full potential

Responsible to The Director of AISJ

Primary Purpose of the Job:

  • to successfully manage the library across both the Elementary School and Secondary School, establishing goals and expectations with both staff and learners to ensure that it is used to its maximum potential
  • To ensure that the resourcing of the library meets teaching goals across the School for the IPC, MYP and IB Programmes.
  • To be directly involved in teaching and learning across the school, aligning the use of the library to the school’s goals.
  • To promote and participate in staff learning and development
  • To be available to teach classes as required, ensuring high standards of learning that meet with the School’s goals and ethos.
  • To ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information
  • To empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers and ethical users of information
  • To instill a love of learning in all students and ensure equitable access to information
  • To collaborate with classroom teachers and specialists to design and implement lessons and units of instruction.

To provide the leadership and expertise to ensure that the school library programme is aligned with the mission, goals and objectives of the school and all areas of the curriculum.

Duties & Tasks

Qualifications and Training

  • A degree plus teaching qualification
  • Higher degree or recognized professional qualification
  • Evidence of continued relevant professional development

Experience

  • Experience in teaching learners with diverse needs
  • Experience in teaching in an international school
  • Experience in school leadership

Knowledge and Understanding

  • Practical understanding of teaching and learning
  • Relevant curriculum knowledge, including IPC, MYP and IB
  • Understanding and knowledge of principles and practice of inclusion
  • Understanding of the role of the Library as an information centre
  • Knowledge of literature which is appropriate to learners at school
  • Understand how the library can support the curriculum
  • Practical understanding of effective teaching and learning strategies
  • Understanding and knowledge of the principles of inclusion
  • Good level of IT skills

Personal Qualities

  • Demonstration of a genuine liking for children
  • Inclusive
  • Resilient, flexible and adaptable
  • Sense of humour
  • High standards and expectations
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Core Competencies

  • Ability to establish and maintain good relationships with colleagues, learners and parents
  • Ability to communicate effectively in good English both orally and in writing
  • Ability to deal effectively and non-confrontationally with students and staff
  • Ability to motivate and engage colleagues

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 5TH MAY 2017

Home Room (class) Teacher - Elementary

Dates: Apply by 31st May 2017.

Job starts Late August 2017.

Salary: Is commensurate with local Israeli rates.

Benefits may include accommodation and relocation allowance, flight to country at start of contract and return at end of contract.

Location: Jerusalem Contract

Type: Full Time. Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2

Contract Term: Minimum 2 years

Applicant should be:

 Someone with experience of UK Literacy and Numeracy National Curriculum and/or the International Primary Curriculum.

 A practicing Christian willing to work in a city with complex social and religious cultures.

 An excellent class practitioner with experience of working with students of varied cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

 A team player with a willing attitude.

For full details and an application form, please email office@aisj.co.il .

Interviews will take place (by Skype if applicants are not in Jerusalem) in the last week of April 2017.

This position is subject to the following:

 Satisfactory references

 Proof of qualifications (University and Teacher Certificates)

 Proof of identity

 CRB clearance

 Israeli visa clearance

 Recommendation from Church Leader Full Details:

 The school is a Christian school and applicants will be asked for references from their home church leader.

 The position is available in Key Stage 1 (Year 1 or Year 2) or in Key Stage 2 (Year 3-Year 5).

 The position is for a Homeroom Teacher, teaching UK National Curriculum Literacy and Numeracy and the International Primary Curriculum (topic work incorporating science, history and geography). Art, music and PE are taught by specialists – these periods are non-contact periods for the Homeroom Teacher.

 Class sizes are 20 students maximum. The profile of students is of mixed culture and religion, including children with English as an Additional Language.

Duties & Tasks

Duties and Responsibilities

As a member of staff of The Anglican International School you are required to

 Comply with the stated existing aims, policies and procedures of the school

 Be supportive of colleagues and the school as a whole.

 Behave in a manner which is, at all times, appropriate, in accordance with the Christian philosophy and which will not damage the reputation or standing of the school.

 Retain confidentiality regarding information concerning individual pupils, colleagues and the school as a whole where appropriate and as required.

 Play an active part in the life and development of the school.

 Be prepared to accept and respond to any reasonable request or directive which the Head Teacher or the Acting Replacement may require.

 Attend in-service education and training courses as well as continued professional development opportunities.

 Be punctual and well dressed and behave in a manner which reflects the school’s expectations.

TEACHER’S RESPONSIBILITIES

As a teacher at The Anglican International School, Jerusalem, you are expected to:

 Teach in accordance with the School’s agreed curriculum policies and procedures.

 Teach to a high standard and in a manner which takes account of the individual needs and various levels of ability of the children for whom you are responsible.

 Plan and prepare lessons in advance with the school agreed format in order to achieve high quality teaching and learning.

 Organise your classroom to meet the needs of your pupils, support curriculum delivery and aid independent learning.

 Treat resources and equipment with care and due regard to the needs of the whole school.

 Take responsibility for the immediate pastoral welfare and health and safety of the pupils in your charge.

 Be responsible for the management and planned use of any Assistant Teachers assigned to work with you and act as their “Line Manager”. Regularly discuss and monitor their work and inform them in good time of your lesson plans.

 Plan lessons in accordance with the educational needs, abilities and achievements of individual students and groups of students in the class.

 Adopt and work towards the implementation of the School Development Plan

 Assess, record and report on the development, progress, attainment and behaviour of students in your care.

 Provide written assessments, reports and references relating to individual students when required.

 Participate in and contribute to IEP conferences and reviews, collaborating with parents, SMT, Head of Inclusion and other professional stakeholders when necessary.

 Be involved in after school activities unless excused to conduct other school or management duties.

 Liaise and work supportively and co-operatively with parents.

 Promote the school’s good name and reputation in the wider community.

 Treat all members of the school community, no matter what their role or position, with respect and consideration.

 Support and co-operate with subject coordinators and those in management roles.

 Be subject to, assist and take part in monitoring the quality of teaching and learning with the aim of raising and maintaining standards.

 Take part in school in-service training sessions and actively seek to develop your own professional skills and competence.

 Carry out playground, lunch and after school supervision as assigned to you.

 Participate in the development and review of policies and procedures in the school.

 Attend assemblies and register pupils.

 Plan schemes of work; prepare lessons, set homework and mark work done by pupils.

 Set exams and tests as necessary and monitor the progress of pupils.

 Attend staff meetings in and out of working hours.

 Accept a reasonable number of school duties outside normal teaching.

 Participate in the school’s program of extra curricular activities.

 Supervise discipline and standards of behaviour and dress within the school, maintaining a high standard and setting a personal example in all those matters.

 Assist as necessary with entrance examinations and external examinations held in the school.

 Hand over all books, keys, school equipment and records as and when required by the school.

Physics & Science Teacher, Jerusalem

Dates: apply by Friday 7th of April 2017, job start mid-August 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter

Location: Jerusalem

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: 2 years renewable

Salary: Is commensurate with local Israeli rates depending on experience.  Benefits may include accommodation and relocation allowances, flight to country at start of contract and return at end of contract.

Location: Jerusalem, Israel

Contract Type: Full Time

Teacher of Physics and Science

Accountable to the Director, the Head of Secondary, and the IB Diploma Program and Middle Years Program Coordinators.  The Physics and Science teacher is responsible for the effective delivery of the curriculum across the age and ability range 11-18, within the broader framework of the Science Department.

Qualifications:

  • First degree in Physics.
  • Qualified (certified) to teach in home country.

The post offers the opportunity to live and work at the epicentre of world politics and religion, in a city that is vibrant, diverse and enriched by many different cultures and faiths.

The successful applicants will meet the following essential criteria:

  • A committed and practising Christian
  • A range of competencies, qualities and experience, ideally including experience of delivering IB Diploma Program Physics.
  • Excellent command of the English language.
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students, and parents in a multicultural and frequently demanding environment, with sensitivity to local cultural needs.

All applicants for the post should submit a completed AISJ job application form (which can be found on the school website), as well as an up-to-date CV and a letter of application.

Closing date for applications: Friday 7th April 2017

Duties & Tasks

  • Effective delivery of the IB DP Physics and IB MYP Science curricula across the age and ability range.
  • Planning and preparation of lessons and units, based on curricula goals and content.
  • Creation of a dynamic and positive classroom environment that facilitates learning through respectful and culturally-sensitive personal interactions.
  • Assessing, recording and reporting on student progress according to school policy.
  • Formal consultation with parents at scheduled Parent/Teacher Conferences.
  • Attendance at all relevant Faculty meetings and scheduled school events.
  • Duties commensurate with the position of Homeroom teacher, i.e. pastoral care of a group of students.

Interviews will take place (by Skype if applicants are not in Jerusalem).

This position is subject to the following:

Satisfactory references
Proof of qualifications (University and Teacher Certificates)
Proof of identity
CRB clearance
Israeli work visa clearance
Recommendation from your church leader
Fully completed application forms.

Please note:

AISJ is committed to safeguarding children and young people.  All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory “Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check”.

AISJ is a student-focused environment of educational excellence that promotes Christian values while respecting the rich diversity of the communities it serves.  Underlying all its endeavors is the desire to fulfill the imperative to love God and your neighbor.  

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