Jan 21, 2021

Elementary Missionary Teacher

  • Global Education Ministries
  • Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico
Full time Christian Teacher Education K-12 School Jobs Ministry Missionary

Job Description

Overview:

GEM operates 5 international gospel-saturated schools in 3 countries (Mexico, Uganda, and Columbia) GEM is looking for gifted teachers who are passionate about sharing their faith inside and outside of the classroom. Our gospel-saturated schools are unique in that we take each aspect of school, and we seek to infuse each aspect with the gospel. This looks like gospel-woven instruction, gospel-centered discipline, gospel-motivated relationships, and gospel example. 

The Manantial School is located in the beautiful coastal town of Puerto Escondido in Oaxaca, Mexico. Puerto Escondido is home to 45,000 people, and is a safe city with a slower pace of life. There are multiple forms of public transportation, and many social and cultural opportunities. The Manantial School offers a unique, full English immersion program to local Mexican children who predominantly come from middle and lower class families. The Manantial School is a gospel-saturated K-11th program, with a mixture of U.S.-based standards and Mexican-based standards designed to meet the needs of the students and their families and prepare them for different paths after graduation. 

In this job, you will have the opportunity to serve the Lord while pouring out your life in the classroom for the purpose of planting seeds of the gospel in the hearts of your students, while committing to excellence in the classroom. 

Job Summary/Objective: 

Create and maintain a positive learning environment within the classroom, supporting each student and professional in every aspect. In addition to teaching, each teacher is also a missionary, using their skills as a teacher to plant seeds of the gospel each day. 

Reports to: 

Primary Principal and GEM Directors 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Plan, prepare, and teach your class using best practices
  • Assist the school administration in accomplishing the academic goals of the school
  • Foster positive relationships with students, parents, and the community
  • As a missionary, there will be expectations to assist in recruiting, fundraising, creating policy, and being an ambassador for GEM 

Qualifications:  

The candidate must possess: 

  • A true, genuine faith in Jesus Christ 
  • Degree in Elementary Education
  • Flexibility of schedule 
  • Willingness to relocate to Mexico for the duration of the contract
  • Willingness to fundraise and recruit for the ministry

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