Grade 2 & 3 Educational Support Teacher

Our Academy exists to educate and support the children of our long-term volunteers. Come help ensure our students are getting the best and most unique education available!




Min. 12 Months




Min. 12 Months

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About this Role

The Educational Support Program will operate during the Equipping Phase onboard the Global Mercy and the refit project onboard the Africa Mercy. Educational Facilitators will be responsible for facilitating continued learning during these seasons of transition. This program provides effective supervision and academic support of children ages 3 to 18 years old, to ensure they remain on grade level, ready to transfer back the Mercy Ships Academy. It is not an accredited academic program, but will maintain the educational standards of the Mercy Ships Academy.

The Grade 2 & 3 Educational Support Teacher develops and maintains an age-appropriate environment and instructs children aged seven and eight in activities designed to promote spiritual, emotional, social, physical, and intellectual growth and provides proper communication with parents. 

What You Will Contribute

• Provide instruction for the Grade 2 & 3 Group as assigned in consultation with the Principal

• Maintain a classroom atmosphere suitable for educational progress and spiritual development

• Demonstrate professional support for Academy administration and its policies and directives

• Maintain records of each students’ progress throughout the year with summative and formative assessment

• Implement the core Elementary Curriculum, in collaboration with Educational Support Program Coordinator

• Ability to live in and contribute to community life, requiring stable and healthy interpersonal skills

For This Role, You Will Need

• Bachelor’s Degree in elementary education from an accredited college or university

• Two years early-childhood experience is preferred

• Successful completion of the Child Safety Screening Process, which includes background / criminal records check

Full job description available upon request.

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