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Secondary English Language Arts 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
  • High School
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • English and Literature
  • Teaching Credential/License

Required Qualifications:

  • Passion for serving God in the context of education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education with English Emphasis
  • ACSI certification or ability to obtain
  • Experience teaching US curriculum at the secondary level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of successful teaching experience
  • AP certification or ability to obtain AP certification
  • Prior experience in an international school
  • Master’s Degree in Education or English
  • Understanding of Common Core Standards and Advanced Placement
  • Experience with English Language Learners
  • USA state teacher certification
  • Proffesioanl developement allowance
  • Health Insurance
  • Free education for staff children

Role Specific Responsibilities:

  • Teaches assigned ELA courses
  • Collaborates with department, high school team, and administration around student progress
  • Prepares students for AP exams
  • Completes and implements effective lessons and teaching strategies
  • Follows grading policies
  • Uses data from NWEA MAP and benchmark assessments to guide instruction and support students
  • Follows the curriculum map and standards for each course and grade level
  • Prepares students for university-level English in reading and writing
  • Follows discipline system and uses PBIS, Love & Logic, and Restorative Practices
  • Other duties and courses as assigned

Professional Characteristics:

  • Teaches/leads from a Christ-centered worldview
  • Effectively collaborates in team settings
  • Demonstrates superb communication skills
  • Operates from a growth mindset, able to reflect, learn, and progress
  • Articulates high expectations with students, parents, and colleagues and provides support so expectations can be met
  • 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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