Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Service Learning Coordinator at Haven of Peace Academy (HOPAC)

Job Title: Service Learning Coordinator

Employer: Haven of Peace Academy (HOPAC)

Duty Station: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 31st Dec 2013


Responsibilities:

Overseeing and providing vision for the service learning program through all levels of the school, Kindergarten through Grade 12
Evaluating and advising on the service learning curriculum at every level, in conjunction with the Primary and Secondary Principals
Ensuring that service learning teachers are in place for each level, providing instructional assistance as necessary
Identifying and evaluating local opportunities for service within the surrounding community
Communicating and coordinating with mission personnel within Tanzania regarding service and partnership opportunities
Overseeing and/or delegating leadership of Service Emphasis Week

Helping in other areas of student life as required by Principal or Director All teachers are expected to:

Gain a working knowledge of the Cambridge Curriculum.
Attend staff meetings and in-service training days.
Pursue professional development through attendance at Cambridge and other courses as directed by school management.
Follow HOPAC's procedures for professional development of staff through lesson observation and evaluation.

Minimum Qualifications
Committed evangelical Christian
Fluent in English
Bachelor degree
3 years formal teaching experience if on HOPAC permit; if seconded to HOPAC by mission, more informal teaching experience may be sufficient
Basic word processing skills
Basic Kiswahili and familiarity with Tanzanian culture is preferred Haven of Peace Academy (HOPAC) HOPAC serves 315 children in K-12 whose parents are missionaries, full-time Christian service workers (attached to 37 different Christian service or missionary organizations), local or international business people and non-profit workers.

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