Art Teacher

Are you looking for a new challenge? IAS is a beautiful and peaceful place to teach. The teaching environment is happy and harmonious. The students are happy to be here too!

The International Academy of Suriname (IAS) is a non-profit, private day school supported by tuition and fees. The program is co-educational, non-residential, non-denominational, and extends from pre-kindergarten (age 3) through grade 12.

IAS serves the country of Suriname and its international community by offering an accredited North American education. The school is staffed by a caring community of professional, mission-minded educators. Reflecting the diversity of Suriname, the school is open to, and our Gospel and discipleship mission is to students of every race, nationality, and religion.

Teachers are the heart of the International Academy of Suriname and are responsible for the direct instruction of students (their primary duty), as well as planning instruction and setting goals; implementing curriculum; clearly and timely communicating standards, achievements and deficiencies to students and parents; teaching good study habits; monitoring and assessing academic progress; working with students, specialists, parents and administrators to develop individual education plans, independent study programs and academic remediation processes when necessary; maintaining complete and accurate student academic and disciplinary records; maintaining appropriate levels of textbooks, instructional materials and equipment; maintaining safe and orderly classrooms; maintaining and improving their own professional knowledge and skills; following the letter and the spirit of the approved policies and directives from the Director/Principal; cooperating with the Director/Principal, all other employees, classroom assistants, parents and community members in their common endeavor to educate Academy students; setting an example of intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, self-motivation and self-discipline for students; and modeling competence, honesty, personal responsibility and respect for others in every aspect of the job.

Prayerfully consider serving with us.

Successful applicants will be approved by

Housing and a salary in USD is provided. 

Interested applicants may apply by completing the IAS Teacher Application form:


IAS has a PK-8 Art curriculum that has been very successful for us. Our students have come to love art! The Art part of this role involves teaching PK-7 Art, 1-2 times per week. Ideally, you also possess talents in the area of teaching music to these same student groups. 

  • Committed Christian
  • Valid teaching certification in relevant discipline
  • Minimum student teaching experience
  • English language proficiency
  • Ability to integrate the Bible into lesson material
  • Computer literacy
  • Successful completion of the application process (once you submit your documents, it only takes a few days)

International Academy of Suriname

20 J.S. Lawtonlaan

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To apply for this position, please e-mail your information to:

Richard Sommer, Director

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