JOB OPPORTUNITIES
JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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Job Opportunities at the American Farm School & Perrotis College
Job vacancy for Theater teacher at the Elementary School of the Thessaloniki Schools for Experiential Learning on the premises of the American Farm School
 
The Thessaloniki Schools for Experiential Learning operates on the premises of the American Farm School and offers an extended, innovative educational program to young children 4 to 12 years of age. Main axes of the curriculum include experiential environmental innovative programs, enriched Science teaching programs, English language acquisition and technological literacy programs.
 
For the school year 2019-2020 the Elementary School announces vacancy for a part-time Theater teacher.
 
Job description:
 
Each teacher is charged with the following responsibilities:
Implements the extended curriculum and experiential environmental and innovative programs of the School. 
Cooperates systematically with all teaching staff of the School.
Develops additional educational material for his/her class and the experiential programs he/she implements. 
Teaches using modern teaching methods (team-oriented cooperative learning and differentiated learning, experiential approaches and the use of suitable IT tools).
Contributes to the organization of educational outings and visits of his/her class.
Communicates with parents providing timely feedback.
Participates in student recruiting and other activities that require teachers’ presence.
Attends community activities addressed to student families.
 
All teachers report to the Elementary School Principal. 
 
Necessary qualifications:
University Degree in Theater Studies or Theater
A minimum of 3-year teaching experience in elementary education. 
Enrolment in the private education teachers’ database (epetirida) of the Ministry of Education
Excellent skills in the use of IT technology and its applications in education.
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
Commitment to excellence and educational innovation.
Impeccable work ethics.
 
Additional qualifications:
Postgraduate studies in a relevant subject.
Experience in the implementation of environmental or other innovative programs. 
 
Candidates should send a letter of interest and their CV by May 31st, 2019, electronically only to the e-mail address: hr@afs.edu.gr. The e-mail should have the subject: Application for the Theater Teaching Position. For more information, please contact the Human Resources Department, Despina Theodoridou, tel.: 2310 492740.
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Faculty Openings at Perrotis College - Graduate Programs
 
Perrotis College has introduced a School of Graduate Studies in fall of 2017, which awards MSc Degrees in 2 different areas of concentration related to Agricultural Science and Marketing of Agricultural Products. The Graduate School builds on the AFS philosophy and long history of quality education focusing on applied research, practical training, and entrepreneurship, guided by the principles of social responsibility, as well as its century old experience as facilitator of many agricultural innovations for Greece and the area.
 
Instruction at Perrotis College is conducted in the English language equipping our graduates to face the dynamics of the worlds of science, academia, and business internationally preparing them as well, for continuation at the Doctoral level abroad.
 
The College offers for the first semester of the academic year 2019-2020 two (2) teaching positions as part of the Master’s program in Marketing for the Agro-Food Sector as follows:
 
1. Digital Marketing
2. Domestic & International Sales
 
Each faculty member is required to teach 3 classroom hours and to hold 1 office hour weekly per each 3 credit hour course. Classes take place on Friday afternoon’s and Saturdays. All faculty members are encouraged to participate in research and to design and lead student theses. Additionally, service to certain College committees is expected. 
 
Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Terminal degree (Ph.D.) in the field of expertise. For the Domestic & International Sales Position, candidates with a Master’s and significant professional experience will be accepted.
• Proficiency level of spoken and written English
• Teaching experience at University level preferably in English
• Related research and publications
 
Desirable Personal Characteristics and Experience:
• Strong motivation and participation to department needs
• Ability to work in a team
• Proven ability to communicate effectively
• Familiarity with the US or UK educational systems
• Ability to design and lead research
• Industrial experience
• Post-doctoral work
 
Candidates should send a letter of interest and their CV, electronically only to the Human Resources Department, e-mail address: hr@afs.edu.gr. The e-mail should have the subject: “Perrotis College Faculty Position – Digital Marketing” or “Perrotis College Faculty Position – Domestic and International Sales”, depending on the position of interest.
 
The position will remain open until filled. For more information please contact the HR Department by phone (+30 2310 492740) or e-mail.
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Full-time position at the American Farm School
Strategic Project Management Office
 
Job Title: Interdisciplinary Researcher Consultant

Job Description:
The successful candidate will contribute to the implementation of the “BIOCIRCULAR” and “TrustTrace” ESPA projects and to the development of the network of AFS-coordinated demonstration farms. Among other things, s/he will be called upon to provide solutions to issues of inter-connectivity, communications and database design.
 
Fields of Expertise:
The successful candidate will be competent in at least one and familiarized with a range of the following fields:  Internet of Things (IoT); Cloud Computing; Distal and Proximal Sensor Technologies, including Spectrometry and Sensor Networks; Blockchain Technologies. 
 
Formal qualifications:
An interdisciplinary combination of PhD, MSc and BSc awards in a combination among the following disciplines: Electrical and Computer Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Information Technology; Physics; Mathematics; Agriculture; any other relevant fields. 
 
Person Specifications:
The successful candidate must be able to perform in a challenging and dynamic environment, willing to acquire new and combine knowledge and skill sets, contribute to an interdisciplinary team and travel both domestically and abroad. The position offers considerable personal growth opportunities.   
 
Interested candidates should send electronically only, a curriculum vitae accompanied by a motivation letter to the e-mail address: hr@afs.edu.gr until the position is filled. The e-mail should be titled: Application for the Interdisciplinary Researcher Consultant position. For more information, please contact the Human Resources Department, tel.: +30 2310 492740.
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