Grade 5 Teacher
Paramaribo, Paramaribo, Suriname
- Valid teaching certification in relevant discipline
- Minimum student teaching experience
- English language proficiency
- Ability to integrate the Bible into lesson material
- Computer literacy
Teachers are the heart of the International Academy of Suriname and are responsible for the direct instruction of students (their primary duty), as well as planning instruction and setting goals; implementing curriculum; clearly and timely communicating standards, achievements and deficiencies to students and parents; teaching good study habits; monitoring and assessing academic progress; working with students, specialists, parents and administrators to develop individual education plans, independent study programs and academic remediation processes when necessary; maintaining complete and accurate student academic and disciplinary records; ordering and maintaining appropriate levels of textbooks, instructional materials and equipment; maintaining safe and orderly classrooms; maintaining and improving their own professional knowledge and skills; following the letter and the spirit of the approved policies and directives from the Director/Principal; cooperating with the Director/Principal, all other employees, classroom assistants, parents and community members in their common endeavor to educate Academy students; setting an example of intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, self-motivation and self-discipline for students; and modeling competence, honesty, personal responsibility and respect for others in every aspect of the job.
Teachers will be selected from among those applicants who agree with the Statement of Faith of the Academy and who convey a close relationship with Jesus Christ. A calling to missions is essential. Successful applicants will ideally come through an evangelical mission organization, preferably BCM International (www.bcmintl.org) and will hold appropriate teaching credentials which may include the Association of Christian Schools International (www.acsi.org). Assistance is provided in this regard.
Teachers are provided with a salary, accommodation, paid utilities, paid vacation, transportation to and from Suriname, insurance, internet, visa assistance, professional membership in NEXUS, paid professional development, and bonuses.
How to ApplyThe teacher application is on the website at www.iasuriname.org and should be forwarded to the Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.