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Jarabacoa Christian School
Jarabacoa, La Vega, Dominican Republic
Date Posted: 05/18/2009
Job Type: Full-Time
Jarabacoa Christian School is looking for dedicated, qualified, Christ-centered teachers for the 2009-2010 school year!
Jarabacoa Christian School (JCS) was founded in 2000 as a private, non-profit, bilingual school seeking to provide the highest quality, American-style education possible. We also seek to provide every student with the opportunity to know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior and to grow in their relationship with Him.
The town of Jarabacoa is located in the central mountain range of the Dominican Republic. There are roughly 20-30,000 people, ranging from poor subsistence farmers to wealthy business-owners. Prior to the 1960's, there was no Evangelical presence in Jarabacoa. Through the work of church planters and other missionaries, there is now an active and growing Christian community. JCS opened its doors in 2000 as the first bilingual school in town. By offering a high-quality, bilingual education, JCS has been able to minister to community leaders who had been resistant to entering churches.
JCS Staff Benefits
-No Spanish language requirement, though it is beneficial.
-Daily staff prayer and weekly staff chapel.
-Small salary and housing stipend provided.
-JCS finds and modestly furnishes staff housing for all incoming staff.
-Dominican medical insurance provided.
-Support-raising is strongly encouraged for all foreign staff. JCS will assist in this process.
Openings at JCS
-Two half-day classes of 10-15 students each focusing on basic skills and language acquisition.
-Daily Bible class teaching through Bible stories.
-Full-time aid (usually bilingual)
Elementary Teachers (1st-6th grade):
-Self-contained classroom with 10-15 students
-Primarily use a Christian curriculum (ABeka), with other supplements for reading, language, and Bible
-Daily Bible class and weekly chapel service
Secondary Teachers (7th-12th grade):
-Openings in Math, History, Science, and Language/ESL
-Rotating classes of usually 8-15 students
-Use a Christian (ABeka) curriculum
-Translator/Secretary (Spanish fluency required)
-Counselor/psychologist (Spanish fluency required)
For more information, please visit our website at www.jarabacoachristianschool.org or contact us directly via email.
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