Shadow Teacher (Learning Support Teacher)
JOB TITLE: Shadow Teacher (Learning Support Teacher)
EMPLOYER: European Azerbaijan School DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-16 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2021-09-21


Scope: Shadow Teacher (Learning Support Teacher)

A Shadow Teacher (Learning Support Teacher) should be an inspirational, passionate and adaptable educator with the ability to deliver support for a specified student across a broad spectrum of needs. He/She should be an outstanding motivator, learner and communicator, with excellent interpersonal skills, and should be capable of supporting the needs of the specified student in learning programs in a stimulating, challenging and well-organized learning environment.


- To act as learning and social support for the student;
- To liaise with teachers to enable the student to participate and progress in lessons;
- To support the student in developing social connections with peers and staff;
- To support the student with any physical needs (if needed);
- To promote the health and safety of the assigned student;
- To liaise with the student’s family in supporting student’s learning needs.

Knowledge and Skills:

- Experience of providing individual learning support for a student with special educational needs;
- Individual one-on-one support for the students with learning, organization, social needs and liaison with family;
- To be aligned with the school values of diversity, passion, identity and understanding;
- To possess excellent communication skills and be willing to adapt to the demands of an international school, in particular he/she should be able to communicate effectively in English;
- To have a high level of understanding as to how the specified student learns and possess the ability to motivate him/her to perform at his/her best;


- Has to have qualities of kindness, sympathy, support, attention to detail, high levels of patience and ethical values;
- Good ability to interact with students and teachers;
- Must have B2+ English. Does not need any teaching qualification;
- Support will include lunch and break times.


If you are interested to apply, please send a detailed letter of intent with a CV addressing relevant qualifications and experience to e-mail:

CVs without cover letters will not be considered. In the subject line of your e-mail message, please, mention title of the position you are applying for. No information inquiries will be handled over the phone. Only short listed candidates will be notified for the interview.

The deadline for submission of CVs is by September 20th, 2021.

About European Azerbaijan School:

European Azerbaijan School (EAS) is a private school founded by The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) and started in September 2011. The school offers international programs such as the International Baccalaureate (IB) but also meets all requirements for the Azerbaijani national curriculum. EAS is a member of the European Council of International Schools (ECIS), the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Cambridge International Examinations and is currently in the last phase of the accreditation process with the Council of International Schools (CIS).

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