GDQ International Christian School, Albania
Location: Albania
Finance: Salary or Allowance, Voluntary (Unpaid), Personal Support (Unpaid)
Duration: Full‑time, Permanent, 1 to 4 years
Activity: Children & Youth, Education & Training
Posted: 14 May 2024
Closes: Open-ended

Middle School Literacy/English Teacher

GDQ International Christian School, Albania

Do you love to read and write? Do you enjoy refining a piece of writing, discussing themes in literature, and encouraging others to do the same? GDQ International Christian School has an opening for a middle school English/language arts/literacy teacher.

GDQ International Christian School seeks to provide a Christ-centered, academically enriching, international education for the missionary and international business community in Tirana, Albania. We are looking for qualified educators who have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and are eager to grow in their ability to teach from a biblical worldview perspective.

As a middle school teacher, you will have the opportunity to engage in the lives of learners in those in between years, playing a part as they continue to develop intellectually, physically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually.

Start date, August 2024

Contact: recruitment@gdqschool.org

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Plan and teach well-structured lessons.
  • Further each learner's reading, writing, listening, and speaking development.
  • Help students think about the subject matter biblically and critically (presenting information in such a way as to reveal the character, nature,or handiwork of God).
  • Utilize teaching strategies to meet the needs of EAL learners and students with learning differences.
  • Assign homework to consolidate and extend knowledge and understanding.
  • Make accurate and productive use of assessments, monitoring progress, setting targets and providing regular feedback verbally and in written form.
  • Manage behavior effectively to ensure a positive and safe learning environment.
  • Help develop and keep curriculum documentation updated, following the progression of a long-term plan and submitting weekly plans onto Google Drive and/or Curriculum Trak.

Finances: Monthly Allowance plus Personal Support

All international staff provide for the majority of their financial resources. Most international staff partner with a sending/mission organization. Others have personal funds available. GDQ provides a monthly allowance that covers the cost of housing for most staff members and will reimburse annually (up to 1000 USD) travel costs between a staff member's home country and Albania. 

Additional Benefits:

  • Ongoing professional development
  • College debt reduction. We partner with an organization that reduces college debt for teachers who make a long-term commitment.
  • Master’s degree tuition assistance. Through our agreement with ACSI, GDQ teachers completing qualifying master’s degrees may qualify to receive financial assistance.

Qualifications:

  • A clear testimony of faith in Christ.
  • An undergraduate or graduate degree
  • Preferred: A valid teaching certificate.
  • Open to raise financial support either personally or in partnership with a sending organization

Please mention OSCAR when responding.

GDQ International Christian School, Albania

"Educating the next generation to have maximum influence for the glory of God." GDQ International Christian School provides an international K-12 Christian education for the missionary and international business communities in Tirana, Albania.
Address:
Shkolla “Gjerasim D. Qiriazi”
Rruga Don Bosko, Vila prane ish – NZSh se
Tirana
ALBANIA
Tel: +355 694088097