IKIC Teacher Application (Deadline: March 1, 2019)
Submit this online form by March 1 in order to apply.

Now – March 1: Accepting Applications
March 1 – April 1: Conducting Phone Interviews
April 1 – May 1: Extending Offers and Confirming Staff
May 1– June 25: Teacher Preparation (conference calls and planning deadlines)
June 29 – July 3: Staff Orientation in Ramallah
July 4 - August 3: Teaching in Ramallah

QUESTIONS? You can reach out to ikic.rfs@gmail.com.

Email address *
First Name *
Last Name *
Preferred Email Address *
Cell Phone *
Upload your updated Resume or CV (please title the file with your info: FIRST NAME.LAST NAME) *
How did you find out about this opportunity?
Where do you live currently? *
Please choose the option that best describes your spoken Arabic language skills (specifically Levantine Arabic spoken in Palestine). *
This is not a requirement but it is a benefit to our program to have Arabic speakers.
How many years of full-time teaching experience do you have and in what content areas and grade levels? *
Please rank your preferences for the various positions in the program. *
You can rank as many highly preferred as you like. Please be genuine in your rankings. See website http://www.iknowican.net/sign-up/ for details about the different programs.
Highly Preferred
Least Preferred
Not interested
K ESL camp
1st ESL camp
2nd ESL camp
3rd ESL school/camp hybrid
4th ESL school/camp hybrid
5th ESL school/camp hybrid
6th ESL school/camp hybrid
7th ESL school/camp hybrid
8th-9th English school/camp hybrid
10th-11th Model UN
10th-11th Test Prep
10th-11th Research Writing
10th-11th College Counseling
9th ESL *Bridge program
9th ESL Math *Bridge program
10th SAT Math Bridge
10th SAT Reading Bridge
10th SAT Writing Bridge
10th College Counseling Bridge
Rural Community Placement
Please provide rationale for your preferences above. *
Do you have any extracurricular experience and skills (sports, arts, etc.)? Please explain. *
All teachers grades K-9 lead an extracurricular activities.
Are there any reasons that you would not be able to be in Palestine for the entirety of the program? If no, click no. If yes, please explain.
June 29 - August 3
Do you have any concerns about meeting the preparation expectations prior to arrival in Palestine? If no, click no. If yes, please explain.
5-10 hours a week of curriculum planning and conference calls from May-June prior to departure (see program website for more details)
Do you have any concerns about the teaching and community engagement expectations? If no, click no. If yes, please explain.
5 days of week of teaching, 2-3 days of guest speakers in the evenings, one staff reflection per week, one full-day political tour per week, and one day off per week (see program website for more details)
Please provide 2-3 professional references: their name, contact info, and a brief description of your relationship.
Short Answer Responses
The following questions are meant to give us a sense of who you are as a teacher, your orientation toward social justice, and the role you play in communities.

Please avoid clichés or generalizations. Be your genuine self and provide specific examples from your experience to support your responses.

*** Limit each response to a maximum of 200 words. ***

Why do you want to live and teach in Palestine for the summer? *
How do you view the relationship between your identity and social justice? *
Describe your teaching experience. *
In what ways have you grown? What led you to stay in or change your roles?
What are you like as a teacher? *
What are your strengths and weaknesses? What's your classroom like?
Tell the story of a time when you were out of your comfort zone for cultural or political reasons. *
How did you feel? How did you respond? What was the result?
Tell the story of a time when you had to live or work with someone with whom you fundamentally disagreed. *
What were the differences? How did you respond?
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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