SLS/ELL Teacher/AP Coordinator - Secondary
Yongsan International School of Seoul (YISS) is a private, K-12 school that offers an American curriculum to approximately 1000 students from more than 50 countries. YISS provides a well-rounded learning experience anchored in the values of truth, excellence, and diversity, and welcomes families and students of all religions and worldviews. A commitment to student success is fostered by a team of highly-qualified, passionate, Christian educators and staff who inspire a love of learning and compassion for others.
YISS is a NICS/Oasis school. Accredited by WASC and ACSI, YISS’s instructional program is academically rigorous and includes an extensive offering of AP courses at the high school level. Its comprehensive extracurricular program includes a rich array of athletics, performing and fine arts, community service, and leadership opportunities that aim to develop the whole child. YISS alumni are confident, well-rounded, independent, and critical thinkers who continue their studies at many of the world’s most selective universities.
Conveniently located in the heart of the international community of Seoul, the YISS campus is a secure enclave where green space complements modern architecture. The school’s state-of-the-art facilities include the latest technology, two libraries, two gymnasiums, a cafeteria, a 500-seat auditorium, a full-size turf soccer field, and a beautiful indoor swimming pool. The beautiful purpose-built campus promotes a well-balanced, world-class education.
To provide English language and/or academic support to elementary school English Language Learner (ELL) students and to provide academic support to students in the Student Learning Support (SLS) program. A teacher at YISS is expected to demonstrate the quality of teaching and instruction, assessment and reporting that has been set as the standard for education at YISS. Teachers at YISS should model professionalism by consistently displaying high standards of preparation for learning, teaching, and student management. An ability to build and maintain positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues is an essential quality needed to be successful at YISS. The additional responsibility of the AP Coordinator is for orchestrating Advanced Placement (AP) exams per the College Board national schedule. The role facilitates student and parent meetings to explain the benefits and advantages of participating in AP coursework; disseminating and receiving information related to AP subject areas; working to ensure that AP faculty receive appropriate training to be prepared to implement the College Board curriculum sufficiently.
Teach Secondary SLS/ELL and Coordinate AP Exams
Prior experience working with students with special needs. Prior experience teaching English language learners. Current state or provincial issued teacher certification, Minimum of an undergraduate degree
Housing with Basic Furniture, Worldwide Medical Coverage, Annual Airfare Stipend, Free Tuition for Child Dependents (K-12), Moving Allowance, Furniture Allowance, Sick Leave, Personal Leave, Day of Rest, Health Club Benefit (Partially Covered), Retirement Plan Available, Staff Lunch Fully Covered