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Kg/Grade 1 Combo Classroom Teacher

QSI International School of Djibouti


Job Details

Role Start Date

12 August 2024

Applications Close

30 May 2024

Min. Qualification


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QSI International School of Djibouti is a private, non-profit institution that offers an American-style education to students from preschool through high school. Our mission is to provide a challenging and supportive learning environment that prepares students for success in college and beyond.

Position: KG/Grade 1 Combo Classroom Teacher

We are currently seeking a qualified teacher to join our team as a KG/Grade 1 Combo Classroom Teacher. This position will be responsible for teaching both kindergarten and first-grade students using the United States of America curriculum.

Skills and Qualifications:

- Minimum qualification: Certificate
- No previous experience required
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
- Ability to create engaging lesson plans that meet the needs of diverse learners
- Knowledge of best practices in elementary education
- Familiarity with technology tools used in the classroom

Values and Attitudes:

At QSI International School of Djibouti, we value teachers who are passionate about their work, dedicated to student success, and committed to ongoing professional development. We seek individuals who demonstrate:

- A growth mindset focused on continuous improvement
- A commitment to creating a safe, inclusive learning environment for all students
- An ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, parents/guardians, and community members
- A willingness to embrace new challenges with enthusiasm

If you meet these qualifications and share our values, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity at QSI International School of Djibouti!

Number of Contract Days

187 contract days - (180 student contract days, plus 7 days of professional development)

Starting Salary Range

Salary Range in Net = $39,000-$49,000
Example Salary for master's degree on Step 7:
Base Salary = $37,200 + End of Year Bonus = $2,000 + Overseas Allowance = $4.500 + Commitment Bonus = $3.500 at the end of year 2 = Total = $47,200 Net


local taxes paid by the school

Savings Potential

30%-50% of salary depending on life style


Housing Cost: At the discretion of the QSI school an adequate housing stipend will be given per month or the school will provide suitable housing with basic furnishings.


Annual flight stipend or ticket provided: At the discretion of the QSI school a flight stipend or air transportation will be provided for the employee and minor dependent(s) from the nearest authorized airport to the school.


If a housing stipend is given the utility cost is in the housing stipend or QSI pays for teacher's utility costs over $1,000 per year.

Moving Allowance

Overseas Allowance paid each year: $4500 for each employee.

Dependent Opportunities

Free School Tuition for teacher's children to the QSI school.


QSI pays health insurance premium for teacher and minor dependents; Teacher pays a yearly deductible.


Sabbatical Leave, Maternity Leave, Paternity Leave, Severance Pay and Accumulated Sick Leave.


Starts after 11 years of service with QSI.


End of Year Completion Bonus = $2,000
Overseas Allowance = $4,500 per employee
Commitment Bonus = $3,500 at the end of year 2

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