International British School offering education from 2-18
Just entering its sixth year this company are looking for a motivated individual to join their growing team as a high school maths teacher at their school 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.
All school holidays count as paid leave so that you can enjoy travelling around Madagascar. With wild Lemurs living less than 100 miles away, there is always an opportunity, even on weekends, to experience all the beauty Madagascar has to offer. Existing staff members will be more than happy to offer recommendations and guidance, to help you get the most out of your time here.
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. Coursebooks and workbooks are provided, to give guidelines for lesson plans as well as expert support from a mathematics specialist teaching assistant. Currently, they are searching for people who want experience in teaching high-school Mathematics to 3 classes, aged 11-1 and you may also be expected to teach 3 lessons a week of PSHE. The school is dedicated to offering a strong community feeling in each of its 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 in an online training course which will need to be completed before your arrival in Madagascar.
Teachers work 8am-4pm Monday to Friday and 8am-1pm on Fridays. The school timetable is set so that the high-school maths teacher will teach for 18 lessons a week (13.5 hours) with the rest of their timetable free for marking and administration.
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:
|Contract Length:||5 Month(s)|
|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Pay:||770GBP Per Month|
|Start Date:||15th Feb 2021|
|Application Deadline:||31st Jan 2021|
|TEFL Certificate Hours Required||120+ hours|
|Number of Vacancies||1|
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