• Full Time
  • Antananarivo
  • Closing date: Sep 30, 2020


Contemporary Education in the Heart of Madagascar

They are looking for motivated individuals to join their growing team located in Antananarivo, the heart of Madagascar. The school itself is located in Ivandry, one of the nicest areas in Antananarivo and boasts a number of restaurants, shops and bakeries, alongside smaller local establishments, including bars and food markets.  All of their school buildings and shared accommodation houses are located in this area, and are within a 15 minute walk. The English speaking community in Madagascar is growing, but as yet still small, so they try to ensure teachers get along well with one another.

The school has 140 students ranging between 2-18 years of age; split across 3 school buildings in the area. Students come from a variety of backgrounds. 30% are Malagasy, 30% are from Mauritius and other students come from all over the world including China, Congo, France, America.

Teachers are expected to deliver the National Curriculum for England to mixed ability classes.  Lesson Plans are provided along with relevant training on all aspects of school life.
Currently they are searching for people who want experience in teaching; National Curriculum for England to Primary School students or the Cambridge High School Curriculum.

Many of their teachers have gone on to successfully register for PGCE courses and continue to work in Education.

The school is dedicated to offering a strong community feeling in each of it’s buildings, so class sizes are kept at 25 students. You will also have a Teaching Assistant who is able to communicate in; Malagasy, French and English to help you in class.

They expect all staff to complete relevant Safeguarding courses, when you have completed your reference checks, you will be enrolled onto an online training course which will need to be completed before your arrival in Madagascar.

Teachers work 8am-4pm Monday to Thursday, and 8am-1pm on Fridays. The school timetable is set so that those who have high school classes get roughly half of their timetable free for marking and administration, primary school teachers receive around 4 hours non-teaching time during students French and Malagasy classes.

All school holidays count as paid leave so that you can enjoy exploring the island, and their existing staff will be more than happy to provide recommendations.

Shared accommodation is provided. Each house has: Fibre-optic broadband, utilities, a cleaning service, a shared car and a night guard. They also have a range of perks including: an end of year bonus, medical cover, one round trip flight per year, including airport transfers, and they will arrange all of your Visas.

What you need to know:

Location: Antananarivo
Contract Length: 10 Month(s)
Job Type: Full Time
Age Group: Early Years, Young Learners, Teenagers
School Type: Primary
Pay: 770 Per Month
Accommodation Included: Yes
Start Date: 22nd Aug 2020
Application Deadline: 30th Sep 2020
Degree Required? Yes
TEFL Certificate Hours Required 120+ hours
Job Reference MADAGASCAR39056
Number of Vacancies 4

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