Part-time School Life Assistant

Part-time School Life Assistant (15.5 hours per week)

Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Deputy Head of The École, the School Life Assistant performs a variety of non-teaching duties requiring the exercise of good judgement, the ability to get along well with students and families, to show proficiency in team working, with staff and teachers.
He/She is responsible for the supervision of students and student activities outside the classroom and for maintaining order in school buildings or other locations the students visit.
Work requires the employee to be able to maintain discipline among students in a courteous but firm manner and act as a representative of the school towards parents, prospective families and any other external person.

The School Life Assistant’s ​responsibilities​ ​at The École include​ ​the​ ​following ​but​ ​are​ ​not​ ​limited​ ​to:

  • Getting​ ​to​ ​know​ ​the​ ​students​ and their parents / family
  • Get to know the children and communicate​ ​with​ them​ ​regularly​ ​to​ ​create​ ​a​ ​positive​ ​rapport an be able to talk with them about their​ ​misbehavior
  • May function as a representative for students to bring issues/concerns to the attention of teachers, counselors, and administration
  • Actively​ ​supervising​ the students during ​lunch​, ​recess​ ​(indoor​ ​and​ ​outdoor), day care and after school
  • Moving​ ​groups​ ​of​ ​students​ ​in​ ​a​ ​timely​ ​and​ ​orderly​ ​manner​ ​using​ ​stairs
  • Guide students safely across streets and intersections
  • Ensure students are behaving well and safely
  • Being​ ​attentive​ ​to​ ​the​ ​needs​ ​of​ ​the​ ​students, ​including​ ​their​ ​emotional​ ​and physical​ ​safety
  • Handling​ ​emergencies​ ​when​ ​needed
  • Being​ ​recognized​ ​by​ ​the​ ​students​ ​as​ ​an​ ​authority​ ​figure
  • Ensure lunch preparation: check the delivery from the caterer, plating and serving on time, and cleaning of the lunch room
  • Ensure students attend their after-school activity and that external contractors are present and on time
  • Support other staff members as needed (librarian, accounting, teachers…)
  • Demonstrate​ ​a​ ​good​ ​interaction​ ​with​ ​families and parents ​volunteers
  • May function as a "guide" for prospective families who wish to tour the school

Requirements:

  • Read, write, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the essential functions of the position
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions in English
  • Ability to administer basic first aid
  • Organization and punctuality, good judgement and power of observation
  • Flexibility, proactivity, firmness and impartiality
  • Ability to keep simple records and to make reports
  • Good interpersonal​ ​skills and ability​ ​to​ ​get​ ​along with​ ​diverse​ ​personalities​

Preferred but not required:

  • Fluency in French – speaking, writing and reading
  • Experience in overseeing the activities of children and/or teenagers is desirable.
  • Experience in an international, bilingual, or dual language program
  • Possessing a Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Certificate

Competitive salary.
Position starts ASAP.

Candidates should send detailed resume and cover letter to jobs@theEcole.org

Full-time School Life Assistant

Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Deputy Head of The École, the School Life Assistant performs a variety of non-teaching duties requiring the exercise of good judgement, the ability to get along well with students and families, to show proficiency in team working, with staff and teachers.
He/She is responsible for the supervision of students and student activities outside the classroom and for maintaining order in school buildings or other locations the students visit.
Work requires the employee to be able to maintain discipline among students in a courteous but firm manner and act as a representative of the school towards parents, prospective families and any other external person.

The School Life Assistant’s ​responsibilities​ ​at The École include​ ​the​ ​following ​but​ ​are​ ​not​ ​limited​ ​to:

  • Getting​ ​to​ ​know​ ​the​ ​students​ and their parents / family
  • Get to know the children and communicate​ ​with​ them​ ​regularly​ ​to​ ​create​ ​a​ ​positive​ ​rapport an be able to talk with them about their​ ​misbehavior
  • May function as a representative for students to bring issues/concerns to the attention of teachers, counselors, and administration
  • Actively​ ​supervising​ the students during ​lunch​, ​recess​ ​(indoor​ ​and​ ​outdoor), day care and after school
  • Moving​ ​groups​ ​of​ ​students​ ​in​ ​a​ ​timely​ ​and​ ​orderly​ ​manner​ ​using​ ​stairs
  • Guide students safely across streets and intersections
  • Ensure students are behaving well and safely
  • Being​ ​attentive​ ​to​ ​the​ ​needs​ ​of​ ​the​ ​students, ​including​ ​their​ ​emotional​ ​and physical​ ​safety
  • Handling​ ​emergencies​ ​when​ ​needed
  • Being​ ​recognized​ ​by​ ​the​ ​students​ ​as​ ​an​ ​authority​ ​figure
  • Ensure lunch preparation: check the delivery from the caterer, plating and serving on time, and cleaning of the lunch room
  • Ensure students attend their after-school activity and that external contractors are present and on time
  • Support other staff members as needed (librarian, accounting, teachers…)
  • Demonstrate​ ​a​ ​good​ ​interaction​ ​with​ ​families and parents ​volunteers
  • May function as a "guide" for prospective families who wish to tour the school

Requirements:

  • Read, write, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the essential functions of the position
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions in English
  • Ability to administer basic first aid
  • Organization and punctuality, good judgement and power of observation
  • Flexibility, proactivity, firmness and impartiality
  • Ability to keep simple records and to make reports
  • Good interpersonal​ ​skills and ability​ ​to​ ​get​ ​along with​ ​diverse​ ​personalities​

Preferred but not required:

  • Fluency in French – speaking, writing and reading
  • Experience in overseeing the activities of children and/or teenagers is desirable.
  • Experience in an international, bilingual, or dual language program
  • Possessing a Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Certificate

Competitive salary and benefits.
Position starts ASAP.

Candidates should send detailed resume and cover letter to jobs@theEcole.org

Elementary & Middle School Counselor Position

Full-time Temporary Maternity Replacement (March 4-June 21 TBC)

Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual and group counseling sessions for students in grades 1-8.
  • Teach weekly Advisory and Health classes to students in grades 6-8, addressing topics such as stress management, online safety, peer pressure, sexual identity and development, self-esteem, etc. (This includes assigning and grading classwork and providing feedback on report cards and mid-term updates.)
  • Lead monthly guidance lessons in grades 1-5 on topics such as friendship, bullying, social skills, study skills, conflict resolution, etc.
  • Work with the Educational Support Team to provide academic support to students with Individual Education Plans or 504 or equivalent.  
  • Provide conflict resolution and mediation when required.  
  • Interface with parents when implementing a behavior management plan for students.  
  • Supervise students during lunch, recess, and study hall on a weekly basis.

Requirements:

  • Guidance Counselor or Social Worker certification
  • At least 2 years of recent experience with elementary and/or middle school students
  • Strong collaborative skills
  • Excellent references

Preferred but not required:

  • Fluency in French
  • Experience in an international, bilingual, or dual language program
  • Competitive salary and benefits. Position starts March 4, 2019.

Candidates should send detailed resume and cover letter to jobs@theEcole.org