American School of Kosova
The American School of Kosova is looking for a full time Teacher Assistant (for special needs) for the academic school year 2021/22. If you are passionate about teaching and learning, and sharing your passion with students, we would love to meet you!
Role and Responsibilities
- Provides academic, behavioral and/or emotional support for students during the day.
- Regular meetings with schools’ Psychologists and with others (Learning Specialist, Teachers, etc.) as needed.
- Encouraging student’s confidence, self esteem and independence.
- Recognizing signs of distress in students and offering reassurance.
- Prepares instructional material for students.
- Assists with any special area classes.
- Assists with the management of individual student and classroom behavior.
- Reinforce information following a lesson.
- Works with students individually or in small groups in academic studies, basic life skills and other assigned instruction.
- Implements behavior modification plans and procedures designed for individual students when necessary.
- Maintain confidentiality regarding students.
- Maintain positive relationships with all students, school staff and parents.
- Observes and records and reports weekly student’s progress to parents and school.
- Performs other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.
- BA in Psychology
- Speak and write English at a professional level
- Minimum 2 years teaching experience
- Experience with students with special needs
- Excellent professional skills of collaborative and communication (liaise with staff, parents and relevant professionals)
- Support learning by arranging/providing resources for lessons/activities under the direction of the teacher and in line with health and safety requirements;
- To promote the student’s independence skills in communication, learning and social skills
- Ability to work effectively with students, teachers, parents, and school administration.
- Self-motivated with a positive attitude
Please submit the following materials to email@example.com latest by November 29, 2021 by specifying in the subject line the position you are applying for.
- Cover letter
- At least 2 professional references
Rreth American School of Kosova
American School of Kosova, founded in 2003, is a private school serving 657 students in Preschool through Grade 12. Over the last 15 years ASK has grown to be a school community that is not only serving the families of Kosovo but has become an important choice for international families.