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  • Youth / Student Ministry
  • Administration / Coordination
  • Children's Ministry
  • Christian Education
  • Young Adult / College Ministry

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  • is Baptist
  • has an average worship attendance of 400

Job at American Prep School in Dakar, Senegal

Missionary Teacher

Job Description

Elementary Teacher (Dakar, Senegal)
Our client is an international, college-preparatory school based in Senegal. They are seeking an Elementary Teacher to join their team.

The Elementary Teacher will plan, organize and implement an approved curriculum.

Role Purpose:
The successful applicant will utilize differentiated instruction and varied teaching techniques to create an environment of student-centered learning that follows a North American curriculum. S/he should be passionate about the subject they teach, their students, and their job.
Role Profile
Role Title: Elementary Teacher
Role Location: Dakar, Senegal

Foster interdisciplinary learning, teaching, and instruction according to North American curriculum standards, and the educational needs and abilities of individuals and groups of students
Integrate Christian worldview into course activities and assessments
Create a classroom culture that is welcoming, positive, and rigorous
Plan, prepare, and teach lessons, promoting the general progress and well-being of individual students and groups of students
Communicate, cooperate, and consult with school staff, and parents/guardians in the students’ best interest
Build knowledge by participating in professional development seminars
Create content units using the Understanding by Design framework
Mentor and disciple students in their journey of faith
Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

Provide instruction in the appropriate curricular area(s) as assigned by the assistant director and/or principal
Clearly communicate student expectations for behavior, homework, and assessment
Develop lesson plans consistent with the assigned curriculum and that required higher level thinking skills
Integrate Christian worldview into course activities and assessments
Use effective, learner-centered instructional methods to meet the needs of each student in the class
Give homework assignments for review, practice, and/or enrichment
Design authentic assessments that require students to perform the competencies in the assigned curriculum
Evaluate and return assignments to students promptly
Maintain a positive learning environment
Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards
Use assessment data to refine inform instructional practices
Communicate effectively with students, families and colleagues.
Maintain student records
Record attendance and tardies
Keep record of student behavior reports
Record grades
Update curriculum
Develop curriculum for new courses in your curricular area
Regularly evaluate curriculum based on student performance
Revise as necessary
Update curriculum files with curriculum coordinator
Develop professional skills
Maintain certification(s)
Stay up-to-date on current research in your content area and on student learning
Develop professional and personal goals
Work to meet goals
Strive for continual improvement
View feedback as a tool to improve and grow in all teacher responsibilities
Participate on staff committees
Attend faculty meetings
Attend faculty devotions
Participate in departmental meetings
Other duties as assigned Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree
State Teacher’s Certificate
ACSI Certification
Preferred Skills

Communicates clearly
Works efficiently
Accepts responsibility
Maintains confidentiality
Maintains a positive attitude and has a heart for student ministry

American Prep School in Dakar, Senegal

A christian school environment for students to grow academically, emotionally, physically, and spiritually.