Position: Science Teacher for Grades 6-10
Recently re-located to Rwanda, SOLA School is an Afghan-led private boarding school for girls and was the first and only of its kind in Afghanistan. SOLA's mission is to provide Afghan girls a rigorous education that promotes critical thinking, a sense of purpose, and respect for self and others. Our intent is to provide Afghan girls with an environment where they can focus on their education and potential.
SOLA provides a safe and nurturing space in which to learn. A residential faculty provides round-the-clock guidance and supervision, and our program creates opportunities for our students to explore personal interests and practice leadership skills among their peers. Numerous off-campus initiatives provide immersion in various cultures and nurture a global perspective in each of our students.
Position Description: SOLA is currently seeking qualified individuals for a qualified science teacher (grades 6-10) with ESL training and experience on site in a residential position in Kigali, Rwanda. Under the supervision of the Dean of Faculty and Principal the duties of the science teacher include a) full-time teaching; and b) working with other faculty on projects or community-based assignments in an area of professional interest or expertise like assessment, materials design, professional development. Additionally, teachers have dormitory responsibilities and supervise extracurricular activities.
Specific Teaching Responsibilities
- Ensures that instruction is consistent and coordinated with the program’s curriculum materials so that students meet and exceed learning targets.
Develops and delivers lesson plans utilizing a broad range of techniques and strategies that develop each student’s ability and skill development in science.
Administers academic and language assessments for the purpose of evaluating student’s progress.
Maintains complete and accurate records of student’s progress and attendance.
Provides a supportive and positive learning environment with high expectations that encourage student responsibility, enhance motivation, clearly communicate classroom routines, and incorporate challenging and varied instructional strategies.
Participates regularly and actively in meetings with other teachers and managers to provide input to and feedback on the implementation of the curriculum.
Successful candidates need to possess the following abilities: effective pedagogy in student-centered approaches, strong ability to build rapport with and motivate students, organizational skills, communication skills, collegiality, humor, and teamwork.
- Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree or additional training is strongly preferred.
Availability to work in Kigali, Rwanda after August 22, 2022.
Ability to pass a criminal background check.
US citizens strongly preferred for this position
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to email@example.com.