ACS Cobham are looking for Resource Teacher to join their team as soon as possible. The main purpose of this role is to support both gifted and talented students and those that have additional learning needs.
Key duties and responsibilities:
Identify of more able students according to the school’s criteria using all available data sources including MAP, OLSAT, CEM, Morrisby, PSAT and internal grades
Serve as the case manager for each assigned list of students providing services in accordance to level of need
Develop and oversee provision for more able students and for goal setting, mentoring and monitoring the progress of these students. Counsel and support more able students in high school in preparation for university.
Discuss, plan and implement special test accommodations for resource students’ exams; conduct and proctor tests and exams
Teach specific learning strategies within the context of curriculum (IB, AP, High School courses) individualized for student learning needs.
Case manage more able students in the high school based on individual challenge plans.
Coordinate and promote enrichment opportunities suitable for more able students.
Conduct informal assessments and help each student acquire academic, metacognitive and self-advocacy skills
Maintain regular communication with parents and prepare semester report cards
Provide continuity of the students’ educational experience to allow integration from diverse curriculum to IB and AP curriculum
Liaise with pastoral team, boarding staff, teachers and external service providers to provide academic support and assessment (internal and external) services for the students 9th- 12th grade.
Knowledge, Skill & Experience Required
Positive personality, enthusiastic, flexible, team-player, well organised, creative, dynamic, committed to providing the best support for more able students and students with additional needs
Educated to bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent)
Experience of teaching an academic subject at High School level Experience as a classroom teacher, learning support teacher, educational clinician or special education educator.
Up to date knowledge of best practices and available resources for Gifted and Talented/more able students.
Strong IT skills preferred; good IT skills essential.
Experience teaching in an international school preferred.
Knowledge of inclusionary activities, differentiation in assessment, educational psychology, reports and theories
ACS celebrates diversity as an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and, as an employee of ACS, you are expected to share this commitment. This position is therefore subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.