Barrie School seeks a part-time Coordinator of International Student Program/Teacher of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) to report to the Head of Middle and Upper School and the Head of Lower School.
Barrie School, a student centered learning community with students age 18 months – grade 12, is located on a beautiful 45 acre campus just outside Washington DC. Our Montessori and Project-Based Learning program encourages students to develop their own individual interests and talents through hands-on experiential learning.
The Coordinator of EFL will be responsible for supporting international English Language Learners to be successful at Barrie School. This includes:
>Conducting English as a Foreign Language intensive classes for ELL’s (1 US and 1 MS class)
>Advising EFL students towards successful participation in the Barrie community
>Supporting general teaching faculty around EFL strategies
>Supporting Lower School students and families as needed
Qualifications and Qualities:
>A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in TESOL or a closely related field is required, and a Master’s degree in TESOL (or similar) is preferred
>Knowledge of an additional language is preferred
>Willingness to be flexible in terms of teaching assignment within the school setting
>Excellent interpersonal skills, with students, faculty & families
>Self-starter/entrepreneurial, excited to participate in the development of a new program
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of Position:
>Lead 1 Middle School class and 1 Upper School class of varying English levels in reading, writing, listening and spoken English
>Interface with host agencies and families, participate in problem-solving issues that may arise
>Advise international students so they can participate successfully in the Barrie community
>Promote cultural activities related to United States and the host countries
>Provide professional development to general ed teachers support for EFL students
>Work with admissions on the selections of international students. This may include interviewing, reading files, etc.
>Fully participate in the teaching life of the Barrie School (attending events, writing report cards, sponsoring clubs etc.)
>Residential responsibilities are not required, but there may be an opportunity available
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