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Upper Elementary Grade Level Teacher

school
American International School of Bamako
location
Bamako, Mali
salary
US 1666 - 4000 a month
housing
AISB will provide the Employee and his family with furnished housing, defined at minimum a 2-bedroom house with all basic furniture and appliances.
airfair
Full air fair ticket in economy class at beginning and end of contract. You would be picked up a the school by a school representative.
Start date
Ongoing
2 years
1
  • Elementary
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 3 years of teaching experience
  • Elementary Education
  • Teaching Credential/License

Two years international teaching experience preferred.

  • Health Insurance
  • Cost of Living Allowance
  • Utilities Allowance
  • Retirement
  • Loan for purchase of a vehicle locally

The American International School of Bamako is an independent college-preparatory day school offering a dynamic, student-centered educational program for students from Pre-kindergarten through grade 12. Current enrollment is about 125 students. Our student body is fully international and includes students representing more than 35 nationalities.

AISB graduates attend fine colleges and universities around the world.

AISB is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA) and is a full member of the Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA).

 

Curriculum

AISB offers a complete North American-style child-centered curriculum for students from pre-kindergarten through Grade 12. Our balanced academic program is founded in a commitment to authentic inquiry and supports the growth of the whole child, fostering the deep understandings and essential skills students will need to meet the diverse challenges of a changing world.

AISB’s supportive, interactive learning environments encourage students to welcome challenge and to become empowered creative thinkers and problem-solvers.

Our academic program is designed to engage the imagination and intellect of every student, and includes a wide selection of Advanced Placement courses, along with English language-learning and academic support services.

AISB is a small school with small class sizes. Our student body is highly diversified in terms of student nationalities. Most AISB students are English as Second Language Learners. We teach using a concept-based, integrated curriculum. We use inquiry-based learning. Elementary teachers are expected to differentiate to meet the needs of every learner in the classroom. We are a standards-based (AERO standards) assessing and reporting school. We are highly collaborative and we are in the process of developing our concept-based curriculum.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

The American International School of Bamako is an independent college-preparatory day school offering a dynamic, student-centered educational program for students from Pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The current enrollment is about 150 students. Our student body is fully international and includes students representing more than 35 nationalities.

AISB graduates attend fine colleges and universities around the world.

AISB is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA) and is a full member of the Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA).

Curriculum

AISB offers a complete North American-style child-centered curriculum for students from pre-kindergarten through Grade 12. Our balanced academic program is founded on a commitment to authentic inquiry and supports the growth of the whole child, fostering the deep understandings and essential skills students will need to meet the diverse challenges of a changing world.

AISB’s supportive, interactive learning environments encourage students to welcome challenges and to become empowered creative thinkers and problem-solvers.

Our academic program is designed to engage the imagination and intellect of every student and includes a wide selection of Advanced Placement courses, along with English language-learning and academic support services.

AISB Faculty

The faculty includes a full-time school director and 20 outstanding educators from North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.

AISB faculty maintain a dynamic, collaborative professional community dedicated to meeting the academic, social, and emotional needs of every child. All professional staff members are fully qualified, and most hold advanced degrees.

Campus

AISB’s new campus opened in 2011 and is set on 5 hectares overlooking the beautiful Niger River. Our bright, inviting classrooms surround courtyard gardens. The campus outdoor areas include landscaped grounds with playground equipment, two swimming pools, gardens, covered areas, a soon-to-be-covered ball court, and athletics fields.

Our Elementary wing is composed of spacious classrooms, play, and garden spaces. The Secondary wing comprises classrooms, a science lab, a workout room, and student lounge, and study areas. The Arts wing includes two computer labs, the library, a maker space, our performing and visual arts facilities, a large events terrace overlooking the river, and a catering kitchen for lunch service.

The campus offers wireless Internet access throughout.

Community

Inspired and supported by the Malian culture of warmth, dignity, and graciousness, the AISB community is proud of its long history of warmth and welcome. AISB’s active Parent-Teacher Organization is an important contributor to the school, and AISB students, faculty, and families go out of their way to welcome new members of the community. AISB enjoys frequent and enthusiastically-attended community events, and a fully-engaged, happy, small-school atmosphere.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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