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TEACHING JOB POSITION AT SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda | Kayonza: Deadline: 18-02-2024

Teacher – History and Geography at SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda | Kayonza: Deadline: 18-02-2024


Job Tittle: Teacher

Positions: One person

Supervisor: School Principal

Location: Kayonza SOS Secondary School

Deadline: 18th February 2024

Context of the position: 

SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda is an independent, non-governmental social development organization. The Organization supports vulnerable children and young people in four locations of Kigali, Gicumbi, Kayonza, and Nyamagabe. SOS Rwanda applies a one-program approach in its education and family strengthening, that supports a holistic approach in the interest of the child. In this regard, SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda seeks to recruit One Secondary teacher for its Secondary School in Kayonza location, teaching History and Geography subjects.

Purpose of the Job

Subject teachers are responsible for maximizing the academic progress of the students they teach, working with colleagues to participate fully in the development of the department. Subject teachers promote a positive, purposeful and professional working atmosphere that encourages cooperation and challenge, whilst valuing the contribution that individuals make to the success of the Department.

Duties and Responsibilities

Overall Responsibilities

  • Encourage high standards in all aspects of school life, particularly in student progress
  • Contribute to the effective and efficient running of the school
  • Promote a school culture which is positive, purposeful and professional
  • Support and motivate students, teachers and other school employees
  • Encourage consultation, review and improvement
  • Teaching and Learning Responsibilities
  • Plan and prepare well-structured, clearly presented lessons appropriate to the abilities of all students and the syllabus being taught
  • Prepare well elaborated schemes of work for both subject (History and Geography) and present them to the school Director of studies for review and approval
  • Help students develop High Performance Learning skills in line with school’s values and ethos
  • Make sure that the classroom is a stimulating environment that facilitates learning
  • Generate enthusiasm for the subject being taught and inspire all students to work to their potential
  • Liaise with the director of studies to support students who may have special educational needs
  • Promote high standards of behaviour by encouraging a positive, proactive approach to study and build productive relationships with students
  • Conduct both summative and formative evaluation to determine student’s performance and progress levels
  • Be punctual to lessons
  • Promote high standards in the use of English as the common language and help develop English for Academic Progress
  • Provide high quality, accurate, constructive and targeted information to parents at Parents’ Evenings, in subject reports, incidental meetings and communications
  • Maintain and keep safe all materials and resources given to him/her by the school
  • Be respectful of the needs of colleagues and the department with regards to cooperation, collegiality, deadlines and team cohesion
  • Participate positively in school/departmental meetings, follow policies and generally contributing to the effective and efficient running of the school
  • Promote professional dialogue, share ideas about teaching and learning and support other teachers in developing good practice and new approaches and initiatives
  • Be involved in new responsibilities within the department as part of an ongoing process of professional development

Other Responsibilities

  • Undertake other reasonable duties as requested by the DOS, Principal or members of the SOS management team and any duties that the principal deems necessary for the effective operation of the school Supervises extra-mural activities such as organized sports, clubs etc.
  • Performs administrative or other extra duties as required by the principal, such as store keeping, producing the school magazine or organizing school events.
  • Maintains all furniture and equipment within the classroom in good order.
  • Behaves in an exemplary manner at all times acting as a role model for the children.
  • Keeps educational documents required by the school.
  • At all times ensures that personal data of donors, sponsors, SOS CV beneficiaries and their families as well as SOS co-workers is handled confidentially and in accordance with prevailing SOS-Kinder Dorf International data protection laws.
  • Performs other reasonable duties as may be required by the immediate supervisor.


  • Appropriate degree, with or other teaching qualification
  • Minimum three years’ teaching experience
  • Familiarity with the National Curriculum of Rwanda
  • Passion for teaching and commitment to educating each child
  • A high level of professionalism and consideration of the well-being of children
  • Recent and consistent involvement in extra-curricular activities
  • Respect for all members of a school community, irrespective of position, gender, age and ethnics.

How to Apply:

 If you believe you are the right candidate for the above position, please send your detailed application including application letter, CV with three traceable referees and copies of education qualification) to and properly fill the application form found via the following  LINK by not later than 18th  February, 2024. at 5:00 PM.

N.B: Please mention in the subject of your email: History and Geography teacher.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Late applications will not be accepted.

“SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda/ International holds strict child safeguarding principles and a zero-tolerance policy for conducts of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places where the organization’s activities are rendered. Parallel to technical competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due emphasis to assessing candidates’ value congruence and thorough background checks, police clearance reference check processes”. 

Done in Kigali on 12th February, 2024.

KWIZERA Jean Bosco

National Director

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