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Secondary Mathematics Teacher

Reports to:  Secondary Principal

Required Qualifications:

  • Passion for serving God in the context of education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and/or Secondary Education 
  • ACSI certification or ability to obtain
  • Experience teaching US curriculum at the secondary level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of successful teaching experience
  • Prior experience in an international school
  • Master’s Degree in Education or Mathematics
  • Understanding of Common Core Standards and Advanced Placement
  • Experience with English Language Learners
  • USA state teacher certification

Role Specific Responsibilities:

  • Teaches assigned Math courses, possibly a foundation class
  • Collaborates with department, high school team, and administration around student progress
  • Completes and implements effective lessons and teaching strategies
  • Follows grading policies
  • Uses data from NWEA MAP and benchmark assessments to guide instruction and support students
  • Follows the curriculum map and standards for each course and grade level
  • Prepares students for university level English in reading and writing
  • Follows discipline system and uses PBIS, Love & Logic, and Restorative Practices
  • Other duties and courses as assigned

Professional Characteristics:

  • Teaches/leads from a Christ-centered worldview
  • Effectively collaborates in team settings
  • Demonstrates superb communication skills
  • Operates from a growth mindset, able to reflect, learn, and progress
  • Articulates high expectations with students, parents, and colleagues and provides support so expectations can be met
  • Shows a love of learning that translates into a positive, rigorous classroom culture
  • Embraces diversity and values the contributions of each individual
  • Utilizes technology to enhance student learning and partner with parents
  • Exhibits a passion for equipping students to think critically, solve problems, and exercise self-discipline
  • Interacts with people in a culturally intelligent manner
  • Lives out faith in a way that facilitates discipleship, mentoring, and relationship building with students













Secondary Social Studies Teacher

Responsible to: Secondary Principal 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Passion for serving God in the context of Social Studies and education
  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Education, History, or related field 
  • Valid Teacher Certificate with appropriate endorsement(s) 
  • Must be able to meet necessary requirements for ACSI certification 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Two or more years of successful teaching experience 
  • Prior experience in an international school 
  • Master’s Degree in Education, History, or related field 
  • AP Training in one or more areas of Social Studies 

Professional Characteristics: 

  • Teaches/leads from a Christ-centered worldview 
  • Effectively collaborates in team settings 
  • Demonstrates superb communication skills 
  • Uses data to adapt curriculum and refine instruction 
  • Operates from a growth mindset, able to reflect, learn, and progress 
  • Articulates high expectations with students, parents, and colleagues 
  • Shows a love of learning that translates into a positive, rigorous classroom culture Embraces diversity and values the contributions of each individual 
  • Utilizes technology to enhance student learning and partner with parents
  •  Exhibits a passion for equipping students to think critically, solve problems, and exercise self-discipline 
  • Interacts with people in a culturally intelligent manner 
  • Lives out faith in a way that facilitates discipleship, mentoring, and relationship building with students 

Role Specific Responsibilities/Qualifications: 

  • Teaches Social Studies courses for both middle school and high school students
  • Collaborates with department, middle and high school teams, and administration around student progress

Secondary Science Teacher

Responsible to: Secondary Principal 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Passion for serving God in the context of science and education 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science Education, a specific field such as Biology or Chemistry, Education with science emphasis, or related field 
  • Valid Teacher Certificate with appropriate endorsement(s) 
  • Must be able to meet necessary requirements for ACSI certification 
  • Knowledge or certification in Advanced Placement science corurse 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Two or more years of successful teaching 
  • Prior experience in an international school 
  • Master’s Degree in a science field, Education, or related field 

Professional Characteristics:

  • Teaches/leads from a Christ-centered worldview 
  • Effectively collaborates in team settings 
  • Demonstrates superb communication skills 
  • Uses data to adapt curriculum and refine instruction 
  • Operates from a growth mindset, able to reflect, learn, and progress 
  • Articulates high expectations with students, parents, and colleagues 
  • Shows a love of learning that translates into a positive, rigorous classroom culture
  • Embraces diversity and values the contributions of each individual 
  • Utilizes technology to enhance student learning and partner with parents
  •  Exhibits a passion for equipping students to think critically, solve problems, and exercise self-discipline 
  • Interacts with people in a culturally intelligent manner 
  • Lives out faith in a way that facilitates discipleship, mentoring, and relationship building with students 

Role Specific Responsibilities/Qualifications: 

  • Teaches science courses for middle school and high school students 
  • Contributes significantly to the critical thinking and inquiry layers of school culture
  •  Collaborates with department, middle and high school teams, and administration around student progress
  • Demonstrates effectiveness in navigating the tension of presenting science in a way that frames students’ thinking from multiple angles using variety of evidence, offers secular and biblical worldviews, and equips students with the tools and perspectives to think for themselves

Primary Teacher (grade and position based on enrollment)

Reports to: Primary Principal

Required Qualifications: 

  • Passion for serving God in the context of education 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education 
  • At least one year of primary teaching experience 
  • Holds ACSI certification or is able to 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Valid Teacher Certificate with appropriate endorsement(s) 
  • Two or more years of successful teaching experience 
  • Prior experience in an international school 
  • Master’s Degree in Education or related field 
  • Understanding of Common Core Standards 
  • Experience with English Language Learners and students with special needs
  • Experience with Science of Reading 

Role Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Teaches core subjects of Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Bible
  • Collaborates with teachers and leadership around student progress 
  • Focuses on language arts strategies for developing readers 
  • Utilizes methods of progress monitoring and running records (e.g NWEA MAP, benchmark assessments) 
  • Manage classroom and student behavior using Love and Logic, PBIS, and Restorative Practices and Justice 
  • Identifies and seeks support for students who are struggling 
  • Supervises students on assigned days for lunch, drop off, and pick up
  • Participates and adds values to all professional development and meetings
  • Communicates regularly with parents 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Professional Characteristics:

  • Teaches/leads from a Christ-centered worldview 
  • Effectively collaborates in team settings 
  • Demonstrates superb communication skills 
  • Uses data to adapt curriculum and refine instruction 
  • Operates from a growth mindset, able to reflect, learn, and progress
  • Articulates high expectations with students, parents, and colleagues 
  • Shows a love of learning that translates into a positive, rigorous classroom culture 
  • Embraces diversity and values the contributions of each individual 
  • Utilizes technology to enhance student learning and partner with parents 
  • Exhibits a passion for equipping students to think critically, solve problems, and exercise self-discipline 
  • Interacts with people in a culturally intelligent manner
  • Lives out faith in a way that facilitates discipleship, mentoring, and relationship building with students

Secondary English Language Arts 

Reports to: Secondary Principal 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Passion for serving God in the context of education 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education with English emphasis
  • ACSI certification or ability to obtain 
  • Experience teaching US curriculum at the secondary level 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Two or more years of successful teaching experience 
  • AP certification or ability to obtain AP certification 
  • Prior experience in an international school 
  • Master’s Degree in Education or English 
  • Understanding of Common Core Standards and Advanced Placement
  • Experience with English Language Learners 
  • USA state teacher certification 

Role Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Teaches assigned ELA courses 
  • Collaborates with department, high school team, and administration around student progress 
  • Prepares students for AP exams 
  • Completes and implements effective lessons and teaching strategies
  • Follows grading policies 
  • Uses data from NWEA MAP and benchmark assessments to guide instruction and support students 
  • Follows the curriculum map and standards for each course and grade level
  • Prepares students for university level English in reading and writing
  • Follows discipline system and uses PBIS, Love & Logic, and Restorative Practices
  • Other duties and courses as assigned 

Professional Characteristics: 

  • Teaches/leads from a Christ-centered worldview 
  • Effectively collaborates in team settings 
  • Demonstrates superb communication skills
  • Operates from a growth mindset, able to reflect, learn, and progress
  • Articulates high expectations with students, parents, and colleagues and provides support so expectations can be met 
  • Shows a love of learning that translates into a positive, rigorous classroom culture
  • Embraces diversity and values the contributions of each individual
  •  Utilizes technology to enhance student learning and partner with parents
  • Exhibits a passion for equipping students to think critically, solve problems, and exercise self-discipline 
  • Interacts with people in a culturally intelligent manner
  •  Lives out faith in a way that facilitates discipleship, mentoring, and relationship building with students

IT Coordinator

Reports to:  Director of Operations

Required Qualifications:

  • Passion for serving God in the context of education
  • Master’s degree in Educational Technology (or a related field)
  • Minimum two years’ experience using current and emerging technologies to support learning.
  • Evidence of integration of instructional technology into the curriculum.
  • Demonstrated experience with complex data systems and their coherent implementation in a school setting.
  • Effective oral and written communication within a school community.
  • Demonstrated experience with supervision, budgeting, and long-term planning.
  • Demonstrated experience and technical competence with network administration and technology infrastructure.
  • Evidence of recent professional development activities in the field of technology.
  • Can work with Google Workspace and Microsoft applications.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a Technology or IT Director in a K-12 school setting
  • Minimum of three years of classroom teaching experience in a homeroom or core subject
  • Experience with 1:1 programs in K-12 schools
  • Project management experience in the implementation and evaluation of technology applications and systems
  • Experience working in an international, culturally, and linguistically diverse school setting.

 

Role Specific Responsibilities:

Teaching, Learning, Research, Innovation

  • Work with the Principals to provide leadership in the areas of IT standards, integration, prototype research, and innovation.
  • Provide guidance and support to teachers and professional teams for the successful integration of technology across the curriculum and departments.
  • Support teachers and administrators as they strive to develop and embed current and emerging technologies that support 21st-century teaching and learning.
  • Provide collaborative leadership for the school’s 1:1 laptop program and future strategic initiatives that make use of increased technology integration.
  • Collaborate with and support the Librarian, Registrar, and team leads in each part of the school.
  • Coordinate the implementation and periodic review of school-wide technology curriculum elements.
  • Monitor learning needs and coordinate professional development activities so that faculty and staff are well trained in pertinent data systems, software, applications, and technology tools (educational and operational). 

Technical Infrastructure

  • Coordinate the planning, implementation, and support of technology infrastructure items, including networks, servers, end-user equipment, software, online- and cloud-based services.
  • Serve as technical support throughout the school.
  • Ensure that the Technology department provides efficient and timely end-user support.
  • Continually improve the operational efficiency of the school by maximizing appropriate use of information systems, integrated databases, and communication mechanisms.

Data Integration and Utilization

  • Continually monitor the efficacy of data systems in regard to functionality, usability, alignment, security, and cost.
  • Establish and supervise procedures that regularly review technology products used by the school.
  • Work with other members of the school’s leadership team to determine the best way to gather, utilize, and archive pertinent data (educational and operational).
  • Coordinate and integrate individual data systems into a coherent whole that effectively serves all educational and operational needs of the school.

Administrative

  • Empower, supervise, and evaluate all members of the emerging Technology department.
  • Continually assess the Technology department structure and staffing, and recommend necessary changes.
  • Prepare and monitor the Technology budget and resource allocation, in conjunction with other cost centers.

 

Professional Characteristics:

  • Teaches/leads from a Christ-centered worldview 
  • Effectively collaborates in team settings
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills
  • Uses data to adapt curriculum and refine instruction
  • Operates from a growth mindset, able to reflect, learn, and progress 
  • Articulates high expectations with students, parents, and colleagues 
  • Shows a love of learning that translates into a positive, rigorous classroom culture
  • Embraces diversity and values the contributions of each individual   
  • Utilizes technology to enhance student learning and partner with parents
  • Exhibits a passion for equipping students to think critically, solve problems, and exercise self-discipline
  • Interacts with people in a culturally intelligent manner
  • Lives out faith in a way that facilitates discipleship, mentoring, and relationship building with students.

















School Nurse 

Reports to: Director of Operations 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Passion for serving God in the context of education 
  • Bachelor degree in nursing or any other medical related field 
  • Have successfully completed two years of full-time equivalent (FTE) employment in  nursing in the past five years with preferably a year in pediatric, adolescent, community,  or public health nursing 
  • (Must be able to meet necessary requirements for ACSI certification)

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Certified in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification 
  • Certified in school nursing by a national nursing certification body.

 

Professional Characteristics: 

  • Care for students and staff 
  • Can articulate why they believe in Jesus and how that impacts their worldview, choices in  life and in respect to content and instruction 
  • Effectively collaborates with different stakeholders 
  • Demonstrates superb communication skills 
  • Articulates high expectations with students, parents, and colleagues 

 

  • Embraces diversity and values the contributions of each individual 
  • Interacts with people in a culturally intelligent manner 
  • Lives out faith in a way that facilitates discipleship, mentoring, and relationship building  with colleagues and students 

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Communicate with parents regarding individual student’s health concerns (medication,  allergies, etc.) 
  • Prepare a policy guide for handling students with allergies, including action plans with key  stakeholders in the case of reactions 
  • File all student health records forms and maintain adherence to vaccines  recommendation 
  • Respond to medical emergencies and concerns on the school campus, such as  administering medication, caring for sick/injured student and/or staff 
  • Liaise with local hospitals and relevant local personnel regarding emergency care for  students and staff 
  • Conduct an annual vision/hearing/scoliosis/lice screening 
  • Communicate with parents regarding school-wide health epidemics 
  • Help with infection control (teaching among students/ staff/grounds staff) and hygiene  education 
  • Train faculty members on certain first aid skills (CPR, etc.) 
  • Communicate health resources available locally with faculty and parents 
  • Ready to accept teacher’s invitations to participate in class discussions, and teach health  courses offered at KICS 
  • Provide appropriate information to the Director and/or Principals with regards to health  issues or concerns that need immediate attention
  • Conduct and make recommendations with regards to the school catering service.  Whether or not the service provider observes the highest standard for cleanliness and  health.
  • Other duties as assigned or needed.

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Why Choose KICS?

  • Biblical integration in every subject
  • Weekly chapel & discipleship with students
  • Daily staff prayer
  • Staff worship and devotions
  • Over 20 nations represented by our students
  • Over 10 nations represented by our staff
  • Students from various religious backgrounds

Vision: To impact the world for Christ by preparing servant-leaders who choose character before career, wisdom beyond scholarship, service above self, and a
lifestyle of participation over apathy

Mission: The mission at KICS is to provide a Christ-centered, U.S. accredited primary and secondary education that challenges students to excel academically and live out
a biblical worldview.

Values: Servant leadership, Christ-centered, global family, customization, and life-long learners.

  • Curriculum based on American standards
  • Many AP course offerings
  • Music, art, PE, world languages, band, choir, and more
  • Bible, health, global leadership, personal finance, and college prep courses
  • Small class sizes
  • NWEA MAP data driven interventions
  • Medical insurance
  • Housing stipend
  • Child stipend
  • Free tuition for staff children
  • Regionally competitive salary
  • Paid time off
  • ACSI Certification combined with master's degree stipend
  • Annual home flight stipend with Professional Development 
  • 1:1 student devices K-12
  • School provided laptops for staff
  • Projectors in every classroom
  • Google Workspace
  • Professional Development offered in utilization of tech
  • Extracurricular sponsors & coaches:
    MUN, debate, soccer, basketball,
    musical theater...
  • Staff gatherings
  • Parent Teacher Organization
  • Life-long friendships
  • Local churches
  • Local ministries
  • All staff orientation prior to school year
  • Annual individual PD stipend of $650
  • All staff, team, and small group PD throughout the year.
  • Teacher led PD
  • Rwanda is 6th safest country in the world for solo travelers
  • Sunshine all year long
  • Land of a thousand hills
  • Beautiful people and places to visit