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Thank you for your interest in becoming a TAS faculty member. We are proud of our school and what our educational programs offer to students. Every overseas school is unique, and ours is no exception. If you would like to be considered for a position at TAS, please complete the TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit a letter of interest to the Human Resources Office. Your application will be reviewed carefully and placed in our applicant data file for consideration for suitable positions.

Dean of Programs – Director of Articulation KA-12 (FILLED)

The Dean of Programs - Director of Articulation is responsible for coordinating curriculum development KA-12, including the supervision of cross-divisional program chairs/directors in consultation with divisional principals.     

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Ensures that the school curriculum, assessment, and professional development align with the TAS mission and the strategic plan. 

2. Facilitates ongoing program review and curriculum renewal.

3. Ensures curriculum articulation across grade levels and divisions.

4. Ensures up-to-date curriculum articulation on Rubicon Atlas.

5. Supervises the work of cross-divisional program chairs/directors to ensure curricular articulation and alignment within their subject area/program, in consultation with divisional principals.

6. Supervises the professional development program as it relates to curriculum development. 

7. In collaboration with the Deputy Head of School and Dean of Faculty, oversees the assessment of student learning across the school.

8. Monitors annual operating budget relative to curriculum and program improvement.

9. In collaboration with the Dean of Faculty, reviews and maintains updated faculty curriculum reference materials including professional periodicals, bulletins, books and other materials related to curriculum and instruction.

10. Prepares reports for Administration and Board of Directors on curriculum.

11. Other duties as assigned by the Deputy Head of School and Head of School. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 1. Graduate degree

2. Excellent presentation skills

3. At least five years full time experience in an elementary or secondary school

4. At least five years experience in curriculum development

5. Previous experience as a cross-divisional curriculum coordinator 

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Head Nurse

JOB SUMMARY

The Head Nurse is responsible for organizing the Health Office Staff to administer health services for students and school personnel in accordance with school policies and procedures.  Health services includes evaluating patient complaints and using professional judgment in providing comfort and care, making referrals to doctors, and keeping parents, teachers and administrators informed on an as needed basis. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Oversees, Directs and Supports the Health Office Staff to Ensure:

  • Nursing services are provided for sick or injured students, staff or guests on campus and on school sponsored trips off campus as directed;
  • Accurate and appropriate details are charted for each patient;
  • Parents are informed about illness, injuries and potential health problems and provides health counseling directed toward pursuit of appropriate action;
  • Teachers, administrators and parents are informed via written communication of communicable health concerns in classrooms;
  • Health records for each student are maintained using the school's data management systems, including immunizations, and ensuring that parents are notified when updates are needed;
  • Health counseling is provided for parents and school staff within the scope authorized under the RN license; 
  • Vision screening is conducted for all students in grades 1-5, and vision and hearing screenings are conducted on an as needed basis for all other students;  
  • The Director of Facilities is informed when extra cleaning in affected classrooms is required;
  • Teachers and division administrators are informed regarding physical or health liabilities of students.
  • First-aid kits are prepared for all outings. 
  • Emergency medication is prepared to be taken on field trips or camps;
  • AED’s and large disaster bags on campus are properly maintained, repaired and replaced when needed;
  • Family medical practitioners are consulted when needed;
  • All Health Office employees participate in the School's professional growth programs by cooperating with the appointed supervisor in the School's Professional Growth and Evaluation Process;
  • Medical supplies and equipment are maintained and replenished as needed within budgetary limits;
  • Emergency disaster supplies in storage shed are maintained and replenished as needed; 
  • Daily prescribed medications are dispensed when authorized by parents and physicians;
  • Emergency prescription medication is maintained and parents are informed when updates are needed;
  • Health forms are collected and data systems updated as required.
     

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:         

  • Updates physician orders annually.
  • Collaborates with colleagues and supports team members.
  • Performs administrative tasks and manages scheduling.
  • Coordinating with the athletic trainer regarding daily scheduling in support of afterschool activities, and with student health concerns as needed.
  • Coordinating with Admissions in collecting health data for new students. 
  • Member of the Crisis Response Team. 
  • Reviews emergency protocols and first aid with Security Department Staff. 
  • Reviews and maintains policies and procedure manual and TAS health website related to health issues.
  • Monitors all official Health Office communication.
  • Serves as a member of an interdisciplinary team, or assigns the duty to a designee, when supporting students with specific health needs. 
  • Health education is provided in support of students and staff.
  • Coordinates with the US Administration in and maintaining the school's drug testing program for Upper School students;
  • Assists in identification of safety and health hazards on the school campus.
  • Supports the Middle School Camp by providing a health professional including preparing the individual to fulfill required duties;
  • Informs and works with appropriate government authorities regarding communicable diseases, as advised by the school Compliance Officer; 
  • Communicates with IT department regarding system needs.
  • Evaluates nursing staff and supports each member with annual goal setting for professional growth.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Chief Operating Officer.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Clear and Effective Communicator
  • Team Leader
  • Effective Organizer and Coordinator
  • Fluency in both oral and written English 
  • Fluency in Mandarin is a plus

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN degree
  • Valid RN certification
  • Valid CPR certification
  • At least two years full time nursing experience in a hospital or school 

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

 

Lower School Mandarin Teacher (FILLED)

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Lower School Learning Support Teacher (FILLED)

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Lower School EAL Teacher (FILLED)

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Lower School Early Childhood Teacher (FILLED)

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Lower School Upper Elementary Teacher (FILLED)

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Lower School Counselor (FILLED)

Primary Responsibilities

  • Actively supports the mission of Taipei American School in the execution of his/her role and responsibilities.
  • Supports the social, emotional and academic needs of students by offering services in a developmentally appropriate manner.
  • Works under the direction of the LS Principal. 
  • Collaborates with LS Principal, Associate Principals and team leader for student support services to support our program, teachers, students, and parents.
  • Resolves student issues by identifying behavioral, emotional, or social adjustments, and by providing guidance and assistance to resolve issues.
  • Through classroom lessons within our teaching schedule, educates students about self-awareness and self-regulation, problem solving and conflict resolution skills, friendship skills and fostering a growth mindset.
  • Provides individual, small group and crisis counseling as appropriate.
  • Provides parent support and consultation, assisting families with referrals to community resources as needed.
  • Collaborates with Admissions Office to review files, schedule interviews and screenings for candidates and is a member of the Admissions Committee.
  • Collaborates with other LS Counselors, LS Administrators and teachers to create annual class placements/lists.
  • Supports the ongoing development and implementation of social and emotional learning programming. 
  • Assists teachers and administrators in the advocacy for and in working with students experiencing academic, social, behavioral, and or emotional difficulties. 
  • Accepts and acts upon referrals from concerned faculty, students, administrators, or parents.    
  • Explains the testing process and obtain parental permission for needed testing.   
  • Serves on SRT and acts as a case manager for students within designated grade levels.    
  • Collaborate with school psychologist, classroom teacher, and student support service team to facilitate parent conferences regarding SRT recommendations.         
  • Provide expertise to SRT regarding outside counseling referrals.    
  • Adapts the programming of services to meet the changing needs of our student population. 
  • Other responsibilities deemed necessary by LS Administration.

Results and Expectations

  • Determine nature of student’s issue by conducting interviews, examining records, and obtaining information from teachers and administrators.
  • ·Guide student to a solution by identifying and exploring options, encouraging and recommending appropriate actions, preparing a plan of action, and leading crisis interventions.
  • Maintain progress towards student’s objectives by setting a schedule of follow-up meetings, coordinating a plan with teachers and administrators, reviewing student’s actions, discussing obstacles, making mid-course adjustments to plan of action, identifying and seeking additional resources.
  • Maintain records by documenting plans, progress, and outcomes.
  • Maintain professional competency by attending faculty and team meetings, educational conferences, studying professional publications, and establishing personal networks.
  • Work with admissions office to support screening process.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as required. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Master’s of social work or counseling or another related field.
  • Minimum of four years in a K-5 school setting as a counselor.
  • Proactive and eager to be a part of a collaborative team.
  • Compassionate and empathetic disposition even when faced with difficulties.

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Lower School Admissions Liaison (FILLED)

POSITION SUMMARY

Taipei American School is looking for an experienced, highly motivated educator to manage an application assessment program within the lower school and collaborate with the admissions office. This individual will be responsible for working closely with the Lower School Principal, Lower School Counselors, English as an Academic Language team, Academic Support faculty and Director of Admissions to accurately assess applications to the lower school and make recommendations to the lower school administration on the eligibility of an applicant. Assessments will include but will not be limited to application review, interviews, English as an Academic Language screens, and Academic Support screens. The liaison will report to the Lower School Principal.

QUALIFICATIONS

We seek a motivated and flexible individual who has proven experience in the related field, understands how adults and students learn and who can work in a shared and cooperative environment. This position requires an undergraduate degree in an Education related discipline, and/or at least 5 years’ experience in academic teaching. Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team. A self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity and the ability to take on challenges independently. Native English language skills required.

RESPONSIBILITIES

 Primary        

  • To review applications to the lower school at Taipei American School and make recommendations if an applicant meets the requirements for enrollment.
  • To conduct student interviews for our lower school applicants.
  • To conduct and/or organize English as an Academic Language screenings and or Support Services screenings for our lower school applicants when appropriate.
  • To make recommendations for further counselor assessment if needed.
  • To develop a complete assessment file for review by the Lower School Principal and the Admissions Committee. The file will include a completed application, required documents, interview notes and screening results. The file will include a summary of the student screening and parent interview.  
  • Attend regular admission committee meetings with the Lower School administration and Director of Admissions to review applicants.
  • To review and score standardized tests. To use this information, along with the application, interviews, and screens, to make recommendations for EAL or Support services.
  • To work with the Director of Admissions to coordinate timing for file reviews, assessment process and procedures.
  • With the Admissions office, coordinate and host Information Sessions for prospective families.

 Secondary

  • Assist the admissions office in general admissions related events, including but not limited to information sessions, parent meetings, orientations, and other events identified by the Director of Admissions.
  • Work with the Director of Admissions to develop admission materials and information related to the admission process, EAL support, and academic support at TAS.
  • To liaise with English as an Academic Language and Academic Support Teachers in the lower school to understand our program in making recommendations.
  • Complete other tasks as assigned by the Lower School Principal and Director of Admissions.

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

 

Middle School Science Teacher (FILLED)

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Middle School/Upper School Political Science & Forensics Teacher/Speech & Debate Coach

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teaches Political Science & Forensics in the Upper School
  • Teaches Debate in the Middle School
  • Assists the Director of Speech & Debate and Head Middle School Speech & Debate Coach in coaching students in both divisions, in a wide variety of competitive events, including some combination of Public Forum Debate, extemporaneous speaking, original oratory, impromptu speaking, and oral interpretation
  • Travels to, and coaches at, tournaments in the United States throughout the academic year
  • Travels to, and coaches at, the National Speech & Debate Tournament in June
  • Serves as an advisor to a group of approximately 10 Upper School students

REQUIREMENTS

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Experience coaching speech and debate in the United States, ideally with significant success at the National Speech & Debate Tournament and/or National Tournament of Champions

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

 

Middle School/Upper School Academic Support Teacher (FILLED)

General Responsibilities

  • Serve as the case manager and advocate for students that are in academic support.
  • Maintain regular contact with classroom teachers regarding students receiving academic support.
  • Provide classroom support through collaboration with teachers who have academic support students in their classrooms.
  • Implement interventions and accommodations for students in the classroom.
  • Communicate with parents regarding their child’s needs and progress.       
  • Conduct annual ILP or IAP conferences with parents and involved professionals.  
  • Provide written reports, letters and emails regarding students’ educational functioning, program participation and/or needs or concerns to parents and teachers.     
  • Write quarterly progress reports regarding each student's goals.      
  • Participate in parent-teacher conferences as deemed necessary by classroom teacher, support services personnel and parents.         
  • Participate in transition meetings with other division support services members for students going from one division to another, or one grade to another.
  • Schedule and plan meetings for ILPs/IAPs, testing review and other meetings necessary for parent-teacher communication.          
  • Coordinate the accommodations applications for students taking standardized testing.
  • Conduct educational evaluations for students in academic support for ILP/IAP development, pre/post evaluation and placement.   
  • Conduct academic screenings per SRT request.        
  • Represent Support Services on school wide committees.     
  • Participate in and contribute to the SRT process in helping identify student concerns and plan of actions.       
  • Collaborate with other SSS members in identifying student concerns and developing plan or programs for specific students.

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Middle School Math/Science Teacher (FILLED)

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Middle School Mandarin Teacher (FILLED)

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Middle School Math Teacher (FILLED)

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Middle School Spanish Teacher (Part Time) (FILLED)

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Middle School PE Teacher (FILLED)

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Middle School Principal (FILLED)

TAS has retained RG-175 to conduct the search. Interested candidates should send an application at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

Applications will be accepted in electronic form only. Qualified candidates are asked to send all application materials in a single PDF file to tom@tomhudnut.com and dereed2014@gmail.com

Applications should include the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A writing sample (this could be a statement of educational philosophy or, preferably, materials you have written for a school publication and or a letter home to parents).
  • Names and contact information for at least three references

Upper School Science/Scientific Research Teacher (FILLED)

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Upper School English Teacher

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Upper School Chemistry Teacher (FILLED)

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Upper School Spanish Teacher/ World Language Department Chair (FILLED)

  • the position requires proven experience as a department chair

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Upper School College Counselor (FILLED)

Position Summary: Taipei American School seeks a dynamic, talented, and experienced individual to join our outstanding college counseling office in the role of a college counselor beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year. We are searching for an individual with independent school college counseling and/or selective university admissions experience. This individual should be well versed in the realm of US and international university application processes and systems. Finally, the ideal candidate will see college counseling and working with students as a calling, showing an orientation toward action and a readiness to engage in the life of an active, vibrant school community outside of the dictates of the job description.

Reports to: Director of College Counseling

Overall Function: To assist in the administration of a comprehensive college counseling program for all students.

Essential Functions of the Position:

  1. Student Counseling & Support. Counsel students on the college search and application process, including self-exploration, goal-setting, self-advocacy, and application review. Also, provide support through the required school-based components of the application, including producing a comprehensive and creative counselor letter of recommendation for each student.
  2. Constituency Education. Educate parents, students, faculty, and administrators regarding all aspects of the college application process.
  3. Relationship Building. Consult regularly with college admissions representatives on current practices and admissions trends and to advocate on behalf of student applicants through phone conversations, email interactions, attendance at conferences, participation in visitation programs or initiatives, and hosting college admissions representatives on campus. Extensive international travel is an expectation.
  4. Professional Development. Pursue opportunities for professional growth and school exposure through participation in professional organizations such as the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), the International Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), The College Board, ACT, and the like.
  5. Community Partnership. Work collaboratively with faculty and staff to implement college counseling programming and to advise on related areas of school life while also effectively integrating into the life of the community through various other duties and responsibilities.

Hours of Work: This is a full-time position on a standard 10-month faculty contract; however, there is an additional responsibility stipend that compensates for additional and expected work over the summer months. Other duties and responsibilities may be negotiated on top of this workload.

Qualifications:

  1. Master’s Degree preferred in education or school leadership;
  2. Expertise in using and training others on the use of Cialfo or similar software;
  3. Experience in leading, educating, or consulting, preferably in high school college counseling or in college admissions;
  4. Experience working with diverse and multicultural student and parent populations preferred;
  5. Preferred Skills & Qualities: organized, ambitious, out-going, service-oriented, strong communication skills, attention to detail, outstanding writing skills, capable of working with multiple constituencies (including students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators, trustees), strong work ethic.

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Upper School Director of College Counseling (FILLED)

Reports to: Head of School/Superintendent, Principal of Upper School

Supervises: College Counselors, College Counseling Office Manager, College Counseling Assistant, Testing Coordinator

Overall Function:  To administer a comprehensive college counseling program for the entire school community.

Essential Functions of the Position:

  1. Student Counseling. Counsel students individually on the college search and application process, including self-exploration, goal-setting, self-advocacy, and application review.
  2. Counselor Recommendation Writing. Oversee and participate in the process for writing comprehensive and creative counselor letters of recommendation for the senior class.
  3. Constituency Education. Educate parents, students, faculty, administrators, and trustees regarding all aspects of the college application process.
  4. Office Leadership. Mentor and lead the College Counseling office staff. Lead curricular and strategic planning of the College Counseling Office in alignment with the mission and educational goals of the school.
  5. Relationship Building. Consult regularly with college admissions representatives on current practices and admissions trends and to advocate on behalf of student applicants through phone conversations, email interactions, attendance at conferences, participation in visitation programs, and hosting college admissions representatives on campus. Establish long-term professional relationships with key admissions personnel at colleges and universities in the US and around the world.
  6. Standardized Testing Programming. Administer four-year standardized testing program as well as standardized test preparation programming.
  7. Professional Development. Pursue opportunities for professional growth and school exposure through participation in professional organizations such as the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), the International Association for College Admission Counseling (International ACAC), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), The College Board, the ACT, Naviance, and the like.
  8. Budget Management. Oversee annual review and proposal process as well as implementation of annual budget.
  9. Community Partnership. Work collaboratively with faculty and staff to implement college counseling programming and to work closely with the Upper School administrative team while also effectively integrating into the life of the community through various other duties and responsibilities. 

Qualifications:

  1. Master’s Degree in education or school leadership;
  2. Expertise in using and training others on the use of technology related to the college search and application process (i.e. Common Application and other web-based tools)
  3. Experience in leading, educating, or consulting, preferably in high school college counseling or in selective college admissions;
  4. Experience working with diverse and multicultural student and parent populations preferred;
  5. Preferred Skills & Qualities: organized, ambitious, out-going, service-oriented, strong communication skills, attention to detail, outstanding writing skills, capable of working with multiple constituencies (including students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators, trustees), strong work ethic.

Hours of Work: The position is a 10-month, full-time position. The typical expectation is a 40-hour work week. Other duties and responsibilities may be added on top of this workload.

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.

Communications Officer (FILLED)

JOB SUMMARY

The Communications Officer reports directly to the Assistant Head of School for Advancement and is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing a unified schoolwide communications program, maintaining in all communication media the desired message, consistent with the mission and culture of TAS. This includes external communication, which should also serve to strategically and proactively raise awareness of TAS in the Taipei and worldwide communities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement the schoolwide communications/marketing plan, with specific procedures for all methods and means of communication to ensure appropriate TAS representation and message is established and maintained.
  • Develop and manage the website structure and update public and private content to ensure there is a consistent and up-to-date message that supports the TAS mission and is in line with the communication/marketing strategy.
  • Develop and implement a social media strategy to target various community audiences, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
  • Manage and implement the TAS Brand Style Guide and develop and use materials that maintain the TAS image and identity, including logos, photos, signs, posters, business cards, letterhead, and branded merchandise for the Tiger Shop.
  • Work with Print Communications Officer to create content for and to edit schoolwide publications that promote TAS to communities both within and outside of Taiwan including The Window, Annual Report, Profile, Recruiting Handbook, and Alumni News, as well as brochures, advertisements, press releases, and fundraising materials.
  • Develop new publications that enhance communication as needed.
  • Provide editorial and graphical guidance and assistance to all TAS divisions, departments, and offices regarding their communication.
  • Edit divisional/department publications.
  • Send eNotice messages.
  • Provide/use established guidelines and standards (including logos) for consistency.
  • Manage external communication.
  • Write press releases.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Head of School for Advancement and the Head of School.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in the areas of communications/journalism/marketing with substantial experience as an outstanding writer and editor
  • Native English language skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with customer service orientation
  • Highly effective organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently under tight deadlines
  • Proven collaborative team working experience
  • Advanced IT and computer proficiency with knowledge of website content management, publication production skills, and the ability to learn new systems and applications quickly
  • Photography/graphic design skills
  • Experience in an educational setting preferred
  • Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

  • Supports the mission and values of TAS in every publication.
  • Meets annual communications/marketing goals.
  • Communicates effectively, appropriately, and in a timely manner.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Interacts with others in a professional manner both inside and outside school.
  • Provides excellent customer service to internal and external constituents.
  • Works independently with ability to use available resources and analyze data in order to make sound decisions and recommendations.
  • Manages challenging situations such as conflicting opinions and late edits.
  • Collaborates effectively with members of the advancement team, as well as administrators, faculty, and support staff throughout the school.

Interested candidates should complete a TAS Professional Online Application Form and submit with a cover letter to Human Resources Office at the earliest possible time. TAS reserves the right to bring the search to an early close.

For more information about working at Taipei American School, please see our recruiting booklet.