Elementary Reading Teacher - Uganda, Malawi, or Sierra Leone

Status: 
Accepting Applications
Schedule: 
Full time
Type: 
Global Volunteer
Compensation: 
Support-Raising
Department: 
International Office
Location: 
International
Contact Name: 
Jenny Cairns
Summary: 
We need you to teach in Uganda, Malawi, or Sierra Leone. As a Global Volunteer with Children of the Nations, you will witness firsthand the challenges and rewards of education in a developing country. We're looking for a elementary reading teacher who can assist our teachers in implementing a reading curriculum. This would be a co-teaching role working alongside a national primary teacher to help implement best teaching practices for reading. Time Commitment: 1 to 2 years
Responsibilities: 
  • Participate in teaching at COTN schools in a combination of partner teaching, solo teaching, and small group tutoring, depending upon your specific role.
  • Conduct staff development meetings with teachers.
  • Schedule mentor observations and debriefs with teachers.
  • Assist in gathering data and reporting results to the COTN-International office in the United States.
  • Prior to traveling, study and understand the Read Well curriculum.
Skills and Qualifications: 
  • Agree with and sign COTN’s Statement of Faith.
  • Bachelor's Degree in education.
  • Teaching experience.
  • Good communication skills, able to effectively capture and convey ideas and communicate well cross-culturally.
  • Experience with and ability to work in flexible cross-cultural environment.
  • Patient, humble, teachable spirit.
  • Emotionally stable and mature.
  • Spiritually mature, honest, and transparent.
  • Sensitivity to people.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Passion for each child to reach his or her fullest potential.
  • Commitment to Christ with a servant’s heart.