Dates: Apply as soon as possible
Contract term: Contract renewed annually, two-year minimum expected, five-year maximum
Are you an outstanding primary teacher with a passion for education? Are you looking to experience a new culture, meet new people and inspire the next generation? Then apply today to join hundreds of other international teachers and become part of the Participate family.
Participate is seeking outgoing, experienced teachers (minimum of two years experience) with a passion for primary education and to be a cultural adventurer teaching in the United States. Our programs are currently offered in an increasing number of elementary (primary) schools in North Carolina. Successful candidates will have experience as teachers in primary school, will be flexible and able to adapt lessons to specific standards and themes, and will promote learning through creative instruction that integrates culture into their teaching delivery.
Desired skills and experience
We seek teachers who can engage and excite students about learning and culture.
Qualities of successful candidates include:
- Enthusiastic, high-energy facilitators.
- Outstanding classroom practitioners who incorporate student-centered approaches to learning.
- Full understanding of assessment procedures to increase student learning and progress.
- Well organized and able to work collaboratively with other teachers and colleagues.
- Maintain high expectations of all students, ensuring academic and social goals are fully achieved.
- Ability to successfully evaluate students, prepare progress reports, administer assessments and create portfolios.
- Engage parents/guardians in regular progress communication and parent/teacher conferences.
- Excellent classroom management skills.
- Desire to work in a collegial, team environment.
- Bachelor of Education or a combination of a Bachelor’s degree with a Postgraduate Certificate or Degree in Primary Education (PGCE or PGDE).
- At least two years of full-time teaching experience with students between the ages of 5-11 in primary schools.
- Be currently teaching.
- Driver's license and at least one year of experience driving a car (not a motorcycle).
- Non-U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
- Availability to teach with Participate for at least two years.
Please note that there is no age limit to apply.
How to Apply:
Teachers should go to the website to register and fill out an online application form as soon as possible: go.participate.com/uk-teachers.
Hear from an international teacher from the United Kingdom on her Participate experience: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLO6TKtuB5M
Participate welcomes new international teachers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVZ52cdp8Y8
See pictures and posts from real teachers in our program telling their stories Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
For further information on Participate participation requirements, please visit: https://www.participate.com/teach-in-usa
Phone interviews are taking place now. In-person interviews will take place in London in January 2018.
About this company
Participate partners with schools and districts to provide leading-edge technology, comprehensive frameworks and support services. These programs and services impact student outcomes by improving teacher practice through collaborative professional learning. For nearly 30 years, teachers have used Participate’s professional development and curriculum, language acquisition and cultural exchange teacher programs to create engaging learning environments that empower teachers and inspire students to create impact on a global scale. Participate is a certified B Corp and ‘Best for the World’ honoree headquartered in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.