Job Details

Teacher - Juba Christian Academy

Company

MAF UK

Published

2021-01-01

Closes

 

Location

Juba, South Sudan

Category

Education

Type

Full-time, Contract

Description

As a teacher at Juba Christian Academy, you will plan and prepare lessons based on an international curriculum currently rooted in the North American Curriculum but modified for our context. 

You will teach in multi-grade level classrooms, establishing a calm, purposeful and respectful learning environment. Lessons will meet the strengths and needs of each individual and use pedagogical approaches to engage children and support them in their learning. You will assess regularly and plan appropriately for next steps, reporting clearly to parents.  You will contribute to the Christian community of the school, committing to the spiritual development of children.   

Full participation in all aspects of the life of the school is part of this exciting and essential role. 

Your role requires:

  • creativity when working with limited resources.
  • flexibility as you adapt to the changing needs of the school community
  • an ability to adjust to living in another culture and working in a cross-cultural team environment
  • a positive, resilient attitude towards challenge and change

Other duties include safeguarding, supervision, the establishment of excellent working relationships with parents and families and a commitment to professional development and staff training.   

Essential

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or teaching field
  • Teaching credentials/certification from state or country of origin
  • At least one year of primary classroom teaching experience
  • Proficient in both spoken and written English language
  • A personal commitment to follow Christ and His calling and to uphold the values of the school
  • Proven team work skills

Desirable

  • Overseas teaching or mission experience in a cross cultural context
  • Training in Biblical approach to cross cultural mission
  • Experience in teaching in multi-level classrooms
  • A relevant subject/early years specialism
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) qualification

There is an occupational requirement for the job holder to be a committed Christian, able to agree with MAF's statement of faith.

MAF UK recruits from the UK and Ireland, candidates from outside of these locations will be directed to another MAF group.