High School Language Arts

Kigali International Community School

  • School Size: 270
  • Type of Student: Missionary Kid, National, Expatriate
  • Certification Needed: No
  • Years of Experience Required: 2
  • Minimum Length: Long-Term
  • Location: Kigali, Rwanda
  • Boarding: No
  • Monthly Salary: $USD 1,000.00
  • Monthly Support Estimate for One Person: USD $800.00

    The majority of TeachBeyond members serve in roles that involve raising support for their ministry so that the educational services offered are affordable for all learners they seek to serve. We are also pleased to offer training, tools, and coaching to our members as they build a financial support team partnering with them in transformational education.


About the High School Language Arts Position

Reports to: Secondary Principal

Required Qualifications:
•Passion for serving God in the context of education
•Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field
•Valid Teacher Certificate with appropriate endorsement(s)
•AP certification or ability to obtain AP certification
(Life experience related to content and/or teaching may substitute for a Teacher Certificate in some situations.)
Preferred Qualifications:
•Two or more years of successful teaching experience
•Prior experience in an international school
•Master’s Degree in Education or related field
•Understanding of Common Core Standards
•Experience with English Language Learners
Role Specific Responsibilities:
•Teaches Pre-AP/Regular English (9), World Literature (10), AP Literature (11), and AP Language (12)
•Collaborates with department, high school team, and administration around student progress
•Prepares students for AP exams
Professional Characteristics:
•Teaches/leads from a Christ-centered worldview
•Effectively collaborates in team settings
•Demonstrates superb communication skills
•Uses data to adapt curriculum and refine instruction
•Operates from a growth mindset, able to reflect, learn, and progress
•Articulates high expectations with students, parents, and colleagues
•Shows a love of learning that translates into a positive, rigorous classroom culture
•Embraces diversity and values the contributions of each individual
•Utilizes technology to enhance student learning and partner with parents
•Exhibits a passion for equipping students to think critically, solve problems, and exercise self-discipline
•Interacts with people in a culturally intelligent manner
•Lives out faith in a way that facilitates discipleship, mentoring, and relationship building with students
Position Start Date July 2017

About Kigali International Community School

Kigali International Community School (KICS), is a community made of staff, students and parents dedicated to preparing servant leaders to impact the world for Christ.

THIS is who we are:

1. Staff

Missional, committed to integrating a Christ-centered worldview into all subject areas

Diverse, representing 13 different countries

Qualified, with 40% of its members have earned at least a Master’s degree and 40% having 8 or more years of experience in their field

2. Student

Diverse, representing 27 different countries

Prepared, with graduates attending 16 universities in 5 countries

Well-Rounded, with opportunities to take a wide range of rigorous course offerings

3. Parent

Hard-working, serving in areas of government, business, education, medicine, missions, and development work

Involved, participating in field trips, substitute teaching, and other school-wide functions

Supportive, encouraging their children to excel academically and live out a biblical worldview Other Benefits the School Offers: -Up to $400/month in housing allowance.

-Up to $150/month in Medical insurance.

-$2000 towards professional development for a 3-year contract.

-Up to $100/month/dependent for up to 4 dependents under the age of 18

-School fees for dependents

-Hot lunch

-Annual flights (One per staff member)

Link to School Promotional Video https://youtu.be/bUvHKA5NI5A

Rwanda

  • Population: 12,661,733
  • Religions: Roman Catholic 49.5%, Protestant 39.4% (includes Adventist 12.2% and other Protestant 27.2%), other Christian 4.5%, Muslim 1.8%, animist 0.1%, other 0.6%, none 3.6% (2001), unspecified 0.5% (2002 est.)
  • Government: Republic; Presidential, Multiparty System
  • Below Poverty Line: 44.9% (2011 est.)
  • Country Summary (from the World Factbook)
    In 1959, three years before independence from Belgium, the majority ethnic group, the Hutus, overthrew the ruling Tutsi king. Over the next several years, thousands of Tutsis were killed, and some 150,000 driven into exile in neighboring countries. The children of these exiles later formed a rebel group, the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), and began a civil war in 1990. The war, along with several political and economic upheavals, exacerbated ethnic tensions, culminating in April 1994 in a state-orchestrated genocide, in which Rwandans killed up to a million of their fellow citizens, including approximately three-quarters of the Tutsi population. The genocide ended later that same year when the predominantly Tutsi RPF, operating out of Uganda and northern Rwanda, defeated the national army and Hutu militias, and established an RPF-led government of national unity. Approximately 2 million Hutu refugees - many fearing Tutsi retribution - fled to neighboring Burundi, Tanzania, Uganda, and former Zaire. Since then, most of the refugees have returned to Rwanda, but several thousand remained in the neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC, the former Zaire) and formed an extremist insurgency bent on retaking Rwanda, much as the RPF did in 1990. Rwanda held its first local elections in 1999 and its first post-genocide presidential and legislative elections in 2003. Rwanda in 2009 staged a joint military operation with the Congolese Army in DRC to rout out the Hutu extremist insurgency there, and Kigali and Kinshasa restored diplomatic relations. Rwanda also joined the Commonwealth in late 2009 and assumed a nonpermanent seat on the UN Security Council for the 2013-14 term.
    (Source: the World Factbook)

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Our Vision Prayer

We wholeheartedly desire to serve our Father’s world, to love Jesus Christ, and to see individuals and communities transformed by His Spirit through education.

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