Brazil: Teacher with Spanish or Portuguese Proficiency

Teachers with Spanish or Portuguese Proficiency in Brazil will plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional after-school program in a learning environment that guides and encourages the children to develop and fulfill their academic potential. These programs assist children in at-risk situations on the completion of their elementary and high school education. This is accomplished through helping them with their school homework, tutoring, sports, games, crafts, and cultural activities.

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Goiás, Brazil (Map)

LENGTH:

Short-term (less than 1 month)
Intern (1-5 months)
Mid-term (6-23 months)
Long-term (2 years +)

POSITIONS NEEDED:

4 Needed
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Teachers with Spanish or Portuguese Proficiency in Brazil will plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional after-school program in a learning environment that guides and encourages the children to develop and fulfill their academic potential. These programs assist children in at-risk situations on the completion of their elementary and high school education. This is accomplished through helping them with their school homework, tutoring, sports, games, crafts, and cultural activities.

Responsibilities

  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides children with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Observe and evaluate students’ performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
  • Be able to determine student strengths and areas of need.
  • Organize and label materials, and display students’ work.
  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, and storytelling.
  • Prepare students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Select, store, order, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Use daily contact and experiences to share about God’s love.

Qualifications

  • College degree
  • Member of local church
  • Involved in evangelism, Bible studies and discipleship
  • Experience in teaching, discipleship, evangelism, or outreach
  • Proficient in Portuguese and/or Spanish
  • Self-motivated
  • High verbal and written communication skill
  • Attention to detail
  • Skilled in problem solving, decision making, organizing and planning, learning orientations, and critical thinking
  • At least 18 years old
  • A growing Christian
  • Active in ministry in a local church
  • Recommended by pastor and church
  • Teachable
  • Adaptable
  • Able to accept difficult circumstances
  • Good sense of humor
  • Not easily discouraged
  • Spiritually mature
  • Able to accept various leadership styles
  • Other items set forth by the Candidate Secretary’s office

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DEMOGRAPHICS:

Ministry Recipients:

The rural and urban poor, especially children, local believers, national unbelievers, ministry leaders, missionaries

Religious Affiliations:

Roman Catholics, Agnostics, Christians