Lower School Art & EAL Teacher

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The International School of Stuttgart e.V. is a non-profit Kindergarten through 12th grade, NEASC accredited, IB World School offering an international curriculum to a student body of about 900 from over 40 nations. Among its strengths are its student-centred and holistic approach to learning and its commitment to professional development and emphasis on student pastoral care.

ISS is looking to hire a full-time

Lower School Art & EAL Teacher

Starting in August 2024. This is a maternity cover position.

The chosen candidate will need to be able to share and demonstrate the following, through application and interview 
Experience and qualifications 
  • Knowledge of whole class management skills 
  • Evidence of facilitating student leadership and agency 
  • Contributions to the community life of a school  
  • Be a certified educator that includes Kindergarten to Grade 5 
  • The ability and experience of writing lesson plans and curriculum 
  • Have the experience and expertise to offer a broad repertoire of Art experiences for children 
  • Be an experienced teacher of children learning through English as an additional language 
  • Have an EAL qualification that is in, or includes EAL 
  •  Knowing how to facilitate student agency in learning 
  • The ability to integrate the use of educational technologies in learning 
  • A thorough understanding of learning through inquiry in language acquisition and Art 
  • Have strong collaboration skills and be cognizant of different models of teamwork 
  • The ability to differentiate and individualize student learning
Philosophy of learning 
  • An active understanding of International Mindedness and its impact upon student learning 
  • Alignment to the strategic direction of the school 
  • Be committed to ongoing professional development in EAL and Art 
In addition, PYP/IB training and teaching would be an advantage for this position 
Job Description 
  •  To teach conceptual links through the PYP Units of Inquiry 
  • To identify opportunities and teach specific skills, and their development, through the PYP Units of Inquiry. 
  • To teach, and further develop initiatives in the Lower School with real life contexts, as standalone impulses for inquiry, as well through the PYP Units. 
  • To co-teach as needed with colleagues to promote different learning opportunities and perspectives. 
  • To assess for learning by monitoring, documenting, recording and reporting on student learning, in line with the school assessment policies and procedures. 
  • To work with colleagues to continue to share and celebrate learning with ISS community stakeholders 
The successful candidate will be expected to:  
  •  have up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation and guidance in relation to working with, and the protection of, children and young people,   
  • display commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people,   
  • value and respect the views and needs of children and young people.  


Please visit our Benefits Page to learn more about our Benefits at ISS.

Additional Information

Applications, in English please, should be submitted via our job portal. Applications will be handled with discretion.