Openings

Openings for 2020/2021 school year (as of August 1, 2019):

- DP Economics/MYP Humanities Teacher

- MYP/DP German Teacher

- Secondary School Counselor

- PYP Upper Elementary Teacher

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Interested applicants residing in Latvia are welcome to apply for a LABORATORY TECHNICIAN AND DESIGN TECHNOLOGY PREPARATORY ASSISTANT position.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Proficient English Skills
  • Genuine desire to work in a school environment
  • Team player able to take initiative and be self-directed when necessary
  • Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work flow
  • Experience with or desire to learn about school safety with chemicals and power tools

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain accurate inventories of the chemicals, science and Design Tech equipment.
  • Maintain safe storage of all hazardous chemicals and equipment
  • Ensure that science and design technology (DT) equipment is in good working order
  • Regularly checking safety equipment to ensure in good working order and accessibility during lessons (e.g. eye wash, fire extinguisher, blade protectors)
  • Establish and maintain a protocol for regular review and checking of all potential safety hazards
  • Establish and maintain a protocol for regular review and checking of all tools and equipment
  • Ensure that ISL science and DT facilities are meeting the required standard for safety regulations of all governing bodies
  • Prepare chemicals, materials and equipment for lab and practical work for classes as requested by teachers.
  • Test all equipment, chemical reactions, titrations, etc before they are given to teachers to use in a classroom setting.
  • Clean and store all materials and equipment after use by classes.
  • Support teachers during lessons as needed to facilitate safe and meaningful practical work.
  • Ensure all digital and electronic equipment gets regular maintenance to maximize the working life of school resources.
  • Prepare and maintain ‘stock’ concentrations of commonly used solutions
  • Coordinate with the facilities team to create and maintain safe practices
  • Use various saws and tools to prepare wood and other materials for use in DT
  • Create and maintain an inventory of materials, tools, and equipment for the science and DT labs
  • Establish relationships with local suppliers and complete purchase orders for locally sourced materials and equipment as needed

Preference will be given to candidates with science background and/or previous experience as lab technician. Monthly salary from EUR 1125 gross. Position available as soon as possible. 

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