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Primary Teacher

school
Kigali International Community School
location
Kigali, Rwanda
housing
Housing allowance
airfair
Flight benefit once a year
Start date
Start August 2024
2 years 3 months
1
  • Early Childhood, Elementary
  • University Graduate, Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Elementary education
  • Teaching Credential/License

Required Qualifications:

  • Passion for serving God in the context of education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education
  • At least one year of primary teaching experience
  • Holds ACSI certification or can

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Valid Teacher Certificate with appropriate endorsement(s)
  • Two or more years of successful teaching experience
  • Prior experience in an international school
  • Master’s Degree in Education or related field
  • Understanding of Common Core Standards
  • Experience with English Language Learners and students with special needs
  • Experience with the Science of Reading
  • Free education for staff children
  • Proffesional development allowance
  • Health insurance cover

Role Specific Responsibilities:

  • Teaches core subjects of Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Bible
  • Collaborates with teachers and leadership around student progress
  • Focuses on language arts strategies for developing readers
  • Utilizes methods of progress monitoring and running records (e.g NWEA MAP, benchmark assessments)
  • Manage classroom and student behavior using Love and Logic, PBIS, and Restorative Practices and Justice
  • Identifies and seeks support for students who are struggling
  • Supervises students on assigned days for lunch, drop off, and pick up
  • Participates and adds value to all professional development and meetings
  • Communicates regularly with parents 
  • Other duties as assigned

Professional Characteristics:

  • Teaches/leads from a Christ-centered worldview
  • Effectively collaborates in team settings
  • Demonstrates superb communication skills
  • Uses data to adapt curriculum and refine instruction
  • Operates from a growth mindset, able to reflect, learn, and progress
  • Articulates high expectations with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Shows a love of learning that translates into a positive, rigorous classroom culture
  • Embraces diversity and values the contributions of each individual
  • Utilizes technology to enhance student learning and partner with parents
  • Exhibits a passion for equipping students to think critically, solve problems, and exercise self-discipline
  • Interacts with people in a culturally intelligent manner
  • Lives out faith in a way that facilitates discipleship, mentoring, and relationship-building with students
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Our Vision:

To impact the world for Christ by preparing servant-leaders who choose character before career, wisdom beyond scholarship, service above self, and a lifestyle of participation over apathy.

Our Vision:

To impact the world for Christ by preparing servant-leaders who choose character before career, wisdom beyond scholarship, service above self, and a lifestyle of participation over apathy.

This Is What Makes KICS Stand Out:

An international school with over 27 nationalities represented First US-accredited school in Rwanda Fully accredited member of MSA and ACSI Christ-Centered worldview Rigorous US-Accredited academics, with advanced placement (AP) classes offered in high school College & career preparation Official national site for ACT, SAT, PSAT, and AP exams Learning support available Small class sizes Qualified & Passionate Staff Fine Arts & Athletics Programs Sports and extracurriculars
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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