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Middle School and High School Special Needs Teacher at the Ango-American School of Sofia

October 25, 2021

Sofia, Bulgaria
Classroom Instructor and Team Teacher

Description:

The services to be provided by the Teacher shall include, but are not limited to the following :

  • Provide direct student support through small groups and one-on-one instruction within the learning strategies classroom.

  • Provide integrated co-teaching services in core curriculum through collaboration with subject specialists.

  • Provide highly specialized, self contained classes designed to support students who may be performing 4-5 grades levels below the expected level of performance.

  • Work with teachers and counselors to write and implement goal-driven IEPs (Individualized Education Plans), and coordinate annual IEP review processes for all students identified within the MS/HS.

  • Support teachers in differentiating plans for students based on their unique learning profiles so that all students are engaged, supported and prepared.

  • Collaborate with teachers to develop effective whole group practices, small group interventions, and individualized learning activities that support learning goals.

  • A member of the Student Support Team (SST) who together work towards supporting the social, emotional, behavioral, academic and physiological needs of all students in the MS/HS.

  • Be able to observe, assess or work with outside service providers to provide interventions and track student progress.

  • Provide instruction in assigned classes in accordance with the terms of the Contract and with the administrative practices established by the Director.

  • Make recommendations to the Director regarding the improvement of instruction.

  • Be in attendance at school on regular school days during the hours established by the Director.

  • Attend any and all meetings with other staff members, students and/or parents as required by the Director with respect to his/her teaching contract.

  • Perform other professional duties as defined and required by the Director with respect to his/her capacity of International Faculty.

  • Comply with and support all Board policies as currently detailed in the “School Board Policy Manual”.

  • Be strong role models and promote a positive and professional image for the school in the greater community.

Requirements:

  • Degree, Master’s (Education, Educational Therapy or the equivalent in a related field with emphasis in specific instruction or curriculum development relevant to the field of learning support).

  • Teaching and online experience valued.

  • Team teaching and self-contained classroom experience preferred. 

  • Teachers must be fully credentialed or certified for their respective assignments with two or more years of successful teaching experience.

  • Operational knowledge of the Internet and related technologies.

  • Possesses strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Works independently with little direct supervision.

  • Works as a part of a team.

  • Accepts responsibility and is self – motivated.

  • Demonstrates strong work ethic to achieve academic goals.

  • Displays effective multi – tasking and time management skills.

  • Related experience / training to the position.

  • Awareness of the diversity of social, cultural and language needs of children and their communities.

  • Knowledge of current principles, practices, techniques and objectives of instructional methods.

  • Can relate well to different groups of students of different ages and ability levels.

Benefits:

For a comprehensive list of benefits, please visit our website (and learn more about our school as well!)
https://www.aas-sofia.org/working-for-us/compensation-benefits

Contact:

Joseph Gorski
Director of Student Support Services
Anglo-American School of Sofia

1 Siyanie Str, 1137 Sofia, Bulgaria
tel: +359 2 923 88 10, ext. 179
email: jgorski@aas-sofia.org
web: www.aas-sofia.org