Early Years/Kindergarten Assistant
Unit: 
Location: RONCADE, TREVISO, Italy
Type: Full Time
Min. Experience: Experienced

 

H-FARM International School (H-IS) is an IB-certified boarding school overlooking the Venice lagoon, a stone's throw from the Dolomite mountains, and minutes from the beaches of the Adriatic coast. Through the unique H-FARM learning approach, H-IS creates future-ready students, global, changemakers.
H-FARM International School is the ideal place to start building your future in Europe and beyond. Come and experience an international education experience that integrates innovation, cultivates creativity, and pushes you to dream bigger.


Classroom teaching responsibilities 

  • Help the homeroom teacher in the classroom by performing assigned duties;
  • Help in developing, organizing, and putting into practice the daily program and is generally responsible for classroom supervision when the homeroom teacher is absent;
  • Assist with light cleaning duties;
  • Take over teaching the class as a whole on an occasional basis;
  • Complete supportive work (such as: organizing paperwork, photocopying, and preparing and producing bulletin boards, classroom displays, and materials used in instruction or record-keeping, materials inventory, and technical support for classroom computers).

 

Other responsibilities

  • Tutoring or assisting individual students;
  • Supervising children at lunch;
  • Helping with children that have special needs;
  • Escorting children who need to leave the classroom for any reason;
  • Ensuring that students meet the correct bus;
  • Revise lesson material with students individually or in small groups;
  • Ensure the classroom environment is safe and clean;
  • Oversee students during non-classroom times including in-between classes, during lunch, bus duties and on field excursions;
  • Collaborate with the homeroom teacher to recognize issues students are facing and recommend solutions;
  • Document student progress and communicate with parents to keep them informed; this includes learning stories and Toddle posts;
  • Help the homeroom teacher to create lesson plans.

 

Team responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues on projects, planning, assessment development and improvement programs;
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the appropriate curricula and current teaching trends, digital tools and developments.  

 

School-wide responsibilities

  • Foster and promote a sense of pride and positive community spirit among staff and students;
  • Active participation in co-curricular activities including events, open days and forums, which may include occasional evening and weekend work;
  • Undertake cover lessons as directed;
  • Attendance at meetings both during and outside of school hours including as required by the school.

 

Qualifications

This is a full-time position with the following requirements:

  • Daily work shift from 08.30 AM to 16.30 PM but with flexibility to work on select weekends (eg: Open-days);
  • The ideal candidate has already held a similar role for 3-5 years of professional experience;
  • Mother-tongue/native level of English;
  • At least B1 level of Italian; 
  • Collaborative team builder;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills / communication skills along with a sense of humor;
  • Provides excellent service with courtesy and professionalism;
  • Immaculate criminal record.                              

 

Benefits

  • In addition, H-FARM offers the following benefits:
  • Freshly prepared meals (breakfast and dinner) at the canteen, with km 0 and organic ingredients;
  • Free access to the library;
  • High speed internet;
  • Training opportunities with H-FARM partners;
  • Public bus access to Venezia-Mestre train station or directly to the city centers of Venice and Treviso;
  • Access to paddle, tennis courts, soccer, basket and volley fields;
  • 2 restaurants on campus run by Michelin restaurant group.

 

Submission Details


This position reports to Mr. Marco Cisotto, the Chief of Staff of H-IS. If interested, please apply with a cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 references (with contact information) as one PDF file.
This job was posted on 18/11/2021. The ideal start date for this position is December, 2021.

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