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Teacher - Located in the Dominican Republic! in Dominican Republic, IN at Crosswinds

Date Posted: 2/28/2017

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Job Description

General Statement of Responsibility

The Teacher will be responsible for working with selected youth at Caribbean Mountain Academy (CMA) to improve their skills and education. Within these responsibilities, a Teacher will represent Jesus Christ through servant leadership by utilizing and implementing biblical precepts, scripture, and prayer into daily life and teaching. This will require consistent pursuit of God through interpersonal relationships, accountability, consistent church attendance, and daily personal devotionals.

Responsibilities

  • Teach students using CMA approved computer software
  • Plan and organize instruction to achieve general and course outcomes based on student’s ability
  • Provides effective instruction using a variety of strategies which bring about desired student outcomes
  • Organize and manage the classroom environment to maximize learning.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills with students, supervisor, and other Crosswinds staff
  • Implement a learning plan for each student
  • Process a student’s transition back to his/her home school and/or graduation
  • Raise support for ministry. Some negotiation is possible including partial support and partial salary.

Examples of Tasks

  • Provide classroom instruction when appropriate
  • Provide opportunities for residents to present their work
  • Utilize the educational computerized software in teaching
  • Research educational needs for each student
  • Work with home school for transcripts and graduation requirements
  • Write letters and raise support
  • Perform any other miscellaneous duties, as assigned by the CMA Director including participation with students during activities. These activities may include: beach trips, horseback riding, hiking to waterfalls, community service projects (building houses, ghetto outreach, remote village evangelism, orphanage play, etc), athletic games, special events, white water rafting and obstacle course.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Personal relationship with Christ
  • References attesting to lifestyle consistent with Christian faith
  • Bachelor’s Degree in education
  • Two years teaching experience
  • Applicable teaching license from State agency
  • Must pass all background checks
  • Exceptional people skills
  • Problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in teaching environment with at-risk youth
  • Bi-lingual with Spanish
  • Participation on mission trips

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