Travel, see the world, and make a difference for three gifted kids. Recent work locations include luxury villas in Bali, Thailand, Philippines, Amsterdam, Rome, Egypt, Jordan and India. Looking for a dynamic, progressive, tech-savvy home-school based teacher for three gifted elementary school level children. In general the approach has been experiential, holistic, integrated, and often play/game based. Adapt to each child's special aptitudes and style of learning. Their home curriculum is currently supplemented with music, chess, martial arts and dance. All three kids are generally 1-3 years ahead of “grade-level” in most areas, but have been raised as fun-loving island “worldschool” kids.
Kids are multi-ethnic (South Asian/East Asian/European) and being raised as expats. Dad is a retired physician/author raised in the USA. Current winter residence is in the Philippines, Boracay — with frequent travel to other parts of Asia, Europe and the Americas. A teaching degree is preferred but not required, but definitely some relevant education experience, and most importantly a very bright/creative person who loves kids, preferably exposed to the expat/international/homeschool arena. Keep the kids engaged in playful educational activities and Implement a hybrid curriculum (print, online, experience based, etc). At least one full time live in helper/assistant teacher will usually also be present, and responsible for chores, supervising kids while on assignments, etc.
Applicants must have:
- Elementary or middle school education background or strong aptitude/interest (ideally a BA or better in Education, Child Dev, etc), ideally work experience in an International School or working with expat families, or abroad. Ideally energized by high aptitude kids and non-traditional educational methods (Waldorf, Green School, Montessori, World-schooling, Unschooling etc )
- Live In optional (although this will be a daytime role), willing and enjoys travel
- Resume and References
- Flexible, creative, energetic, honest, responsible, easy going, intelligent. We offer a competitive monthly salary (range depending on experience, travel flexibility etc) for a full time position plus great employer funded travel experiences.
If you are that unique, intelligent and proactive individual who loves teaching bright young kids in a progressive style, please reply ASAP with your full details. Position is long-term (ie 1-2+ years ideally, but we will consider shorter term candidates. Starts immediately or within three months.
Please reply with resume and a cover letter highlighting experience with: gifted kids, home or “world”-schooling and your passport nationality and previous travel experience.
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TRAVELING TEACHER FOR 3 GIFTED ELEMENTARY SCHOOL KIDS (HOMESCHOOL BASED)