English Teacher

Blue Ventures

About the organization

We rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities
Blue Ventures develops locally led approaches to marine management that benefit people and nature alike. By listening and responding to basic needs, we design our models to catalyse and sustain marine conservation, unlocking the potential of coastal communities to manage their resources. We work in places where the ocean is vital to local cultures and economies, and are committed to advancing the rights of small-scale fishers throughout the coastal tropics.


Summary job description
We are currently recruiting an English teacher to teach and design a learning programme that responds to the needs of Blue Ventures staff and partners in Andavadoaka, Madagascar. Reporting to the Site Leader, this is a full time role based in Blue Ventures’ Expeditions base in Madagascar. There are five distinct groups that need targeting so as to develop English Language Communication skills ranging from levels A0 to B2. The successful candidate will be required to develop teaching materials relevant to the needs and culture which can be used on successive expeditions by staff and volunteers and create regular language testing systems to track progress and development. After six months they should have built a cohesive and structured program for English Learning that can be reused again and again.

The successful candidate will be a motivated, proactive and highly organised individual, with experience of teaching in the marine conservation and rural development sectors desirable. Ideally, you will have experience of teaching young learners as well as adults of varying levels and backgrounds.

You will thrive in environments that are dynamic, fast-paced, collegiate and ambitious, and be able to demonstrate experience of working independently and solving complex proble


- Post qualification teaching experience at B2 level and above.
- A degree
- CELTYL or YL extension
- Competency in French or Malagasy
- Experience of teaching young learners



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Application process
Applicants should apply online via Blue Ventures website (https://blueventures.org/about/careers/), by 31st January 2020.

Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and first-round interviews may be conducted with short-listed candidates before the application deadline.

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