Experience Europe while serving the Savior. Imagine yourself impacting MKs (missionary kids) and international students in a country that is only 0.4% Evangelical! Housing and the use of a vehicle are provided for first year teachers serving 5-10 months. All classes are taught in English.
We have several teacher needs for the 2021-2022 school year. At this point it looks like our needs will include:
Qualified individuals are welcome to apply for periods of 3-10 months or longer. Over the years God has used recent college graduates, experienced teachers and retired educators to meet the need. Even if you are not available for the 2021-2022 school year, it is never too early to start the application process. If you don’t see an open position that combines your skills and interests, feel free to communicate with us to start a conversation about how God could use you here.
All of our teachers and staff raise their own financial support to serve at GLCA. However, we do provide free housing and a vehicle to use for first year teachers.
Currently GLCA serves 50 students from eight different countries. Many of our students are the children of missionaries living and ministering in and around Lisbon. Others are international students from unbelieving families. GLCA has been staffed by missionaries for over 30 years. While each teacher must secure their own funding, (we offer no salary) in order to keep tuition affordable for the missionary families we serve, the school provides housing and the use of a vehicle for first year teachers.
All staff must:
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School Administrator/ Principal
The Greater Lisbon Christian Academy (GLCA) is seeking an Administrator/Principal to oversee the staff and operations. We are looking for someone to serve as a missionary to fill this vital role for the school. Our school families are a delight to work with and have a great appreciation for the school.
GLCA is a K-12 school with a student body of approximately 50 students and 10-12 staff members. Some of our students are children of missionaries. Others are international students who are not from Christian families but come to us desiring an English education. As the School Administrator/Principal you can educate, evangelize, and disciple all in one place.
Experience in K-12 education is required. Experience and/or training in administration would be helpful. The applicant should have experience in leading a staff. As the school administrator, you will have oversight over the daily operations of the school including: staff, relationships with parents, schedules, curriculum, and budget. Because this is a missionary role, it is not a paid position.
GLCA is located just north of Lisbon, Portugal and has a magnificent view of the city. GLCA is operated by ABWE Portugal and is a member school of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).
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