Teacher for grades 3 to 5



We have an urgent need for a grades 3-5 teacher! Come and teach at the WASC accredited Ukarumpa International School – Primary Campus, in the cool highlands of Papua New Guinea. It is attended by 150 children from preschool to grade 6. We have a new school, good resources, supportive parents and a committed and professional teaching staff. Face the challenge of teaching children from as many as 14 different countries in English whilst at the same time integrating a Christian worldview into your lessons. And, in all of this, you are supporting the eternal work of Bible translation!


  • appropriately plan for, and carry out, instruction of grade or age level, using the curriculum and/or textbook guides and a variety of materials and media
  • prepare, administer and correct tests in accordance with school standards and procedures
  • develop and maintain student records of attendance and grades as required by the school
  • maintain order in the classroom and on the playground
  • understand and empathise with children growing up in cross-cultural situations, and provides supportive activities and Christian counsel
  • encourage awareness and understanding of cultural differences
  • prepare quarterly student progress reports
  • assist in pupil extra-curricular activities, inspiring and encouraging the physical, mental and spiritual development of pupils to greatest potential
  • may assist the entity in other additional areas of activity not necessarily associated with the school during school vacations, etc.


  • valid teaching certificate or equivalent
  • minimum of 1 year teaching experience KSAs


  • team player
  • servant heart
  • flexible
  • love working with children
  • comfortable in a multi-cultural setting

Language and Culture Training:

  • some language and culture training course would be helpful

Orientation and Training:

  • orientation workshops, held at our National Centre in Kangaroo Ground, Victoria
  • online courses as appropriate

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Teacher for grades 3 to 5

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