TEACHING JOBS OPPORTUNITIES: Teacher of Physical Education and Sports for Primary section at Wellspring Academy : Deadline: 10-07-2023


Teacher of Physical Education and Sports for Primary section at Wellspring Academy : Deadline: 10-07-2023

June 29, 2023

Job Announcement

Teacher of Physical Education and Sports for Primary  section

Job Description:                                                 

Wellspring Academy is an international Christian School with a Vision to produce a new generation of servant leaders to bless Rwanda and display the best of Rwanda to the world. The school is currently hiring a teacher of Physical Education and Sports.

This person is expected to work successfully with a range of students, be verse in research-based practices and seek to become part of our learning community.

Nature and Scope of Job:

The Physical Education and Sports teacher at Wellspring Academy is responsible for the following duties and responsibilities;

  • Prepare weekly lesson plans
  • Maintain high professional standards consistent with Wellspring Academy vision and mission statement.
  • Deliver Physical Education and Sports lessons to Primary students following the Cambridge curriculum and international standards.
  • Be able to integrate biblical values into the curriculum
  • Be able to manage children both in classroom and outside the classroom.
  • Participate in department meetings, and in professional trainings
  • Work collaboratively with other teachers, staff and administration
  • Demonstrate punctuality in reporting to the campus for teaching time, meetings, devotions, and morning duty, as well as spend the appropriate and adequate time after school to complete responsibilities and to be ready for the following day.
  • Participating in and organizing extracurricular activities, such as outings, social activities and sporting events;
  • Promote positive engagement for students in physical education and sports activities, including use of positive discipline methods that support community, accountability and kindness
  • Assist with setting up, breaking down, and proper storage of all sports and program equipment
  • Work with a team of Sports department to support fellow members and achieve program outcomes
  • Maintain orderliness and cleanliness of the sports facilities on a consistent daily basis.
  • Ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the students through awareness and the implementation of applicable school policies and procedures.


Teachers in the Primary  section report directly to the Deputy Principal in charge of Primary  section.

Professional Qualifications:

  • At least a Bachelors’ degree in education (Physical Education & Sports) from an accredited higher learning institution

Expected experience and skills:

  • Minimum of TWO years of teaching experience in an international program (CIE preferred).
  • Practical computer skills of Microsoft office package ( Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Proficiency in English is required

Personal and spiritual qualities

  • A strong relationship with Christ and a desire to grow in faith
  • Passionate with education and love for children
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (enjoys working with people, encouraging, sharing ideas, motivating and a positive mind)
  • Practice principles of Christian growth including prayer, study, witnessing, and discipleship.
  • Physical, mental and health fitness to perform the duties and responsibilities.

Employment contract

One year employment Contract on a full time basis thereafter it becomes an open ended employment Contract upon a successful completion of the first year period which includes a three month probationary period. 

How to apply:

Interested candidates should visit our school website www.wellspringacademy.org then go to join our community and fill the form “ Job opportunities at Wellspring Academy”

Closing date for applications: July 10th, 2023

We thank all candidates for their interest in working with the Wellspring Academy, but due to large numbers of applications, only successfully shortlisted applicants will be contacted for the interview.

Thank you for submitting your application

Stephen Rudakemwa

School Principal

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