Teacher Assistant (for special needs)

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Prishtinë
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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.

General Qualifications:

  • BA in Psychology
  • Speak and write English at a professional level
  • Minimum 2 years teaching experience

Job Requirements:

  • 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

To Apply:

Please submit the following materials to hr@askosova.org latest by November 29, 2021 by specifying in the subject line the position you are applying for.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • 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.