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Lifeline Youth & Family Services

Lead Teacher

Lifeline Youth & Family Services
Jarabacoa, West Indies, Dominican Republic

Date Posted: 05/02/2012
Categories: Education - Missions
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Crosswinds Youth Ministries is looking for a Full-Time Lead Teacher for its residential services, located in the Dominican Republic.
Since 1971, Caribbean Mountain Academy, set in the rural mountains of the Dominican Republic, has been assisting parents in reshaping the lives of their high-potential, under-achieving teens. Our desire is to promote an environment where each teen can thrive physically, socially and spiritually during their experience. Simply put, we help struggling youth transform into healthy responsible adults.
We believe students should be held accountable for their actions. Our approach includes cognitive behavioral therapy, counseling, service projects, social skills training, relational accountability and structured activity. We provide our students with a Christian community that empowers him/her to live up to their God-given character, potential, and leadership.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The Lead Teacher will be responsible for working with selected youth at Caribbean Mountain Academy to improve their skills and education. They will be responsible for implanting a learning plan for each student and handling the transition back to their home school and/or graduation.

* 2 years teaching experience
* 4-year degree
* Teaching license
* Exceptional verbal and nonverbal communication skills
* Excellent people skills
* Experience in oversees a plus

If you are interested in this ministry, desire to work with troubled youth and have a heart for ministry, please send your resume!