Educateur /Educatrice spécialisé (Special Needs Teacher, K-8,) Education Initiative PRf 8515

Position Information

Contribution to Strategy: SIM Niger’s 100+ missionaries serve in a wide variety of ministries in numerous locations across the country. The purpose of SIM Niger is to glorify God by planting, strengthening, and partnering with the Church in Niger. With 50% of the population being under the age of 14, and the literacy rate hovering around 30%, there is intense pressure on the national school system. Having someone who could assist local teachers in assessing individual students who are struggling with reading, writing or basic mathematics is crucial. The national church greatly desires trained teachers and currently there are few specialists in this area in Niger. As we hope to establish a more formal teacher training program, this individual would be key in training future teachers as well as providing help to those currently in classrooms.

Ministry: FE- Elementary/Primary Teaching


Responsibilities: The Special Needs Teacher would: 1. Teach techniques of meeting educational needs of special needs students in the teacher training seminars. 2. Consult with teachers in the local schools, giving them practical tips on teaching special needs children. 3. Enable teachers to identify special learning needs and develop a strategy to meet those needs.

Ministry 2: FS- Secondary/Middle/High School Teaching


Other Ministry Possibilities: Friendship evangelism, literacy, discipleship, Bible teaching, local church involvement, all under-girded by the development of personal relationships.

Future Plans: It is our desire that with our teacher training program, this individual would be training national teachers.

Informations complémentaires

  • Compétences linguistiques : french: fluent, english: basic, local language: basic (can be learnt on site)
  • Exigences : Qualifications Professional License: Teaching qualifications First degree required. Required training: Bachelor of Education with a Special Education emphasis. Recommended Experience: At least five years of teaching experience would b
  • Age minimum : 20
  • Financement : Cercle d'amis

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