The British International School of Stockholm is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to relevant police checks, the receipt of satisfactory references and the production of relevant original ID documentation and examination certificates. The successful candidate must also be willing to undergo... Visa mer
The British International School of Stockholm is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to relevant police checks, the receipt of satisfactory references and the production of relevant original ID documentation and examination certificates. The successful candidate must also be willing to undergo child protection training appropriate to the post.
Established in 1980, the British International School of Stockholm (BISS) is an all-through international school with a vibrant community of students from over 50 countries aged 3-18 years. Our holistic philosophy emphasises both the intellectual and personal development of our students. We provide a strong pastoral system, broad curriculum and exciting enrichment opportunities to meet the needs of a diverse student population. BISS provides high-quality learning opportunities using a range of curricula, including a bespoke Early Years Curriculum in the Foundation Stage, and the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), together with the Cambridge Primary Curriculum, from Year 1 to Year 6. Our class sizes are small and our expectations high. Meeting internationally recognised standards of excellence, BISS is proud to be an accredited member of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS).
Situated in the Danderyds Kommun area, BISS develops on two campuses: Altorp (Östra Valhallavägen 17, Djursholm), which hosts students from nursery to year 4, and Ekeby (Rinkebyvägen 4, Danderyd), which hosts students from year 5 to year 13.
Our members of staff
Like our student body, BISS employees - currently more than 140 - come from many different countries and a rich range of backgrounds. BISS’s vision is to empower people to be their best and we strongly believe in this not only for our students, but for our staff as well. Among many others, our core values are curiosity, resilience, and respect - fundamental characteristics that we admire and look for in all our members of staff.
Job title: 1:1 Learning Assistant
Employer: British International School of Stockholm
Location: Stockholm, Sweden (Altorp Campus)
Hours of work: Full time (8.00 - 16.30)
Salary: Based on qualifications and experience
Job starts: August 2023
About the job
The British International School of Stockholm is now seeking to employ a 1:1 Learning Assistant to join an established Individual Needs (IN) Team in our growing international school. We are looking for a flexible, patient, compassionate and confident individual to work with a child with moderate behavioural and learning needs. We are committed to finding someone with the determination to make a positive impact on this child’s education and their progress throughout the school year. The successful candidate will not only be involved in supporting the child’s learning and school experience, but they will also engage in everyday tasks pertinent to the IN Team.
Responsibilities and expectations
Primarily working one to one with the child as their Learning Support Assistant (LSA)
Building a trusting and positive relationship with the child
Motivating the child to participate in lessons
Adapting tasks to enable the child to access all areas of education
Building independence and encouraging a love of learning
Supporting the child with transitions throughout the school day
Encouraging positive communication both with peers and with teaching staff
Supporting with social skills during playtime and lunchtime
Incorporating advice from the IN Team in the student’s learning and day-to-day activities
Liaising with parents, ensuring a strong relationship and understanding of needs
Liaising effectively with other members of staff
Fluent spoken and written English
Eligibility to work in Sweden
Flexible team player with good interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently
Physically fit and able to spend long hours in an active role
Positive outlook and ‘can do’ attitude
Previous experience in special education and challenging behaviour
Previous experience working with children/adults with Autism and ADHD
Relevant school-based experience
Knowledge and practical understanding of primary approaches to teaching and learning
Please send the following documents to [email protected]
, putting ‘1:1 Learning Assistant’ as the email subject:
A completed application form, that is found on our website
CV including details of two professional references
A letter of application
Successful candidates will be invited for an interview.
The deadline for applications will be Friday, April 28th. However, BISS reserves the right to interview and appoint outstanding candidates before this date.
Please contact [email protected]
for any queries about this role. For further information about the British International School of Stockholm, please visit our website. Visa mindre