Job Title: Secondary Educators
Uganda, Gulu, Uganda
Closing Date: Sunday, 11 November 2012
Invisible Children is currently seeking motivated, globally minded secondary educators to join our Teacher Exchange (TEX) program in Gulu, Uganda during the Summer of 2013. This program allows an international collegium of progressive educators from around the world to spend six weeks as collaborative team-teachers at one of our eleven partner schools in northern Uganda. Invisible Children's TEX partnership was developed in 2007 under the Schools for Schools (S4S) program, in an effort to contribute to the holistic rebuilding of secondary schools in northern Uganda and educator advancement around the world.
Participate in orientation trainings and workshops led by Invisible Children Uganda (ICU) staff
Team-teach alongside a Ugandan partner educator in one of ICU's 11 partner schools
Collaborate in the planning and development of lesson plans
Participate in and lead classroom lectures
Invest in students and participate in social and cultural activities such as sports competitions, school festivities, etc.
Contribute to round-table discussions at the end of each week with fellow educators to maximize learning and shared knowledge
Represent ICU both in and out of the classroom
Attend ICU's International Teaching and Learning Conference in Gulu
This is a volunteer 6-week position, based in northern Uganda. Please see the .PDF for more information on program cost. *Dates to be discussed, there are two groups each year: (1) mid-June to July or (2) July to mid-August.
2+ years of experience as a secondary-level educator
Graduate level education or state certification preferred
Strong belief in the mission and core values of Invisible Children
Passion for teaching and the ability to collaborate with other educators
Respect for other cultures and strong cross cultural communication skills
Strong public speaking skills
Comfortable traveling by motorcycle taxi daily to/from work
Proven flexibility and adaptability in new environments
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Deadline: 11th Nov 2012