Refugee Worker

West Asia / Other / 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years, Consultant / Job ID: 1374

The church in this city is responding in love to the flood of refugees coming from Syria Iraq Afghanistan and Iran. Refugee ministry is a team effort using a community center and home visits seeking to minister wholistically to the needs of these people in Jesus name.

Refugee ministry is available for those willing to come and serve at least 6 months. People of all nationalities and ages can help in this work. There is a lot of people contact so being outgoing and friendly and open to cross-cultural friendships is important. By touching in Jesus name the lives of those devastated by war or persecution you can help them come to know Him and His healing and transformation. Volunteers can help in significant ways whether short- or long-term through language help art sports music drama administration technical support home repair skills visitation listening prayer etc. Knowing Arabic Farsi or Dari is a plus but not required.

We need caring people with a servant heart. You need a love for people a desire to share Christ in word and deed and a solid spiritual life depending on God You need to be flexible adapting to a dynamic work environment and changing refugee needs and profiles. We want to start new ministries to refugees so an initiator or leader-type would be a plus. You should be a team-worker with good people skills and be willing to learn the language and culture of the refugees you will serve.

English Teacher

West Asia / Education / 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 554

English teaching is currently the most accessible job in this country. Many schools at all levels (elementary secondary university and adult education) are seeking teachers who are native speakers of English or have good TEFL training. The nation is largely unreached and needs people who can shine the light to come and serve here.

Work for an ESL teacher is generally teaching classes preparing exercises and exams grading etc. Often speaking and listening skills are delegated to the foreign ESL teachers particularly. There are lots of hours of contact with students plus the opportunity to meet with parents and school administrators demonstrating love and showing faith at work .These jobs provide work visa and residence permission plus good-to-excellent compensation.

The requirement for native speakers of English is an undergraduate degree in any subject plus a TEFL certificate. There are various ways to acquire the TEFL certification including taking an inexpensive and short online course. Appropriate experience is valuable but not required. A non-native English speaker should have a university degree in English or English Literature or Teaching English.

English teacher

West Asia / Education / 1-11 months / Job ID: 1584

A Christian publishing house and ministry for children produces books magazines Sunday School lessons and camp lesson booklets for children runs camps and teacher training programs and has a long-term vision for developing the church by reaching and discipling the next generation in this country.

This short-term position is for an ESL teacher (or a native English speaker able to help ESL learners) to give office ESL help to organization staff and leaders during work hours. This ESL at the desk is wanted by the staff to improve their capacity and allow greater access to training partnering working with outside organizations etc. ESL as ministry is needed here. The hours would be flexible depending on how many staff and how much work time they can give to ESL improvement.

A person with a heart for integrating their skills in teaching English and personal relationships with a calling to spread the Good News. A willingness to work cross-culturally with the Director and others on staff who are local citizens and believers. Creativity passion and flexibility are all good characteristics.

ESL Conversation group leader

West Asia / Other / 1-11 months / Job ID: 1602

The international church is a typical capital-city congregation of expats but with Korean Farsi and Turkish congregations in addition to the English one. Elder-led the church is broad evangelical and community oriented. It has existed for nearly 30 years with a strong focus on refugee work strengthening the national churches and cooperation and unity among Christians.

The English Conversation clubs are a new outreach of the church and provide a natural way for social encounters shared experience telling ones story and building friendships with locals. Members participate with folks from the community but leaders are needed with confidence in leading groups and experience helping non-English speakers learn and improve. A TEFL certificate is helpful but not required. Currently the program runs 2 evenings per week

This role is for a person with a heart for integrating their skills in teaching English and personal relationships with a calling to spread the Good News. The ideal person for this role will have good personal skills be able to lead groups and be able to understand others (especially the language challenges of non-English speakers) and create a positive atmosphere with good group dynamics and engaging conversation topics. An ability to work cross-culturally with other expats and with local citizens creativity passion and flexibility are all good characteristics. As group leader he/she must plan the activities and be able to respond when help is needed (vocabulary grammar pronunciation etc).

Elementary School teacher

West Asia / Education / 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1427

A very significant English-language international K-12 day school in West Asia educating TCK/MK children in a key mega-city of the region has a holistic vision of a Bible-based education aiming to educate the Head Heart and Hands of each student. The students are drawn from like-minded families creating a pleasant free yet safe environment for the school community. The schools vision is to develop wise and healthy Third Culture Kids who use their academic proficiency and spiritual character to engage with and influence society.

The school is recruiting primary school teachers for the 2019-2020 year Grade 2 Grade 4 Grade 5 and Special Education teachers are being sought. A minimum commitment of one year is required however 2 years is preferred. Teaching staff must have at least a Bachelors degree in the area being taught as well as teaching credentials (i.e. teaching license or certificate). Two years teaching experience may be accepted in place of teaching credentials. A salary and work visa are provided.

Interested teachers will have a desire to both teach and care for their students with Gods love. They will want to work in a cross-cultural setting in international education in a crossroads mega-city of this region with a diverse staff of teachers and administrators from many countries.

Secondary School Teacher

West Asia / Education / 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1498

A very significant English-language international K-12 day school in West Asia educating TCK/MK children in a key mega-city of the region has a holistic vision of a Bible-based education aiming to educate the Head Heart and Hands of each student. The students are drawn from like-minded families creating a pleasant free yet safe environment for the school community. The schools vision is to develop wise and healthy Third Culture Kids who use their academic proficiency and spiritual character to engage with and influence society. The school enables families to carry out their work in the city by providing a university preparatory education of high quality for their children. Cambridge IGCSE curriculum is used through Grade 10 and an American AP curriculum is used for Grades 11 and 12. With 45 international and 25 national staff the school has over 260 students representing more than 30 nations.

The school is recruiting secondary school teachers for the 2019-2020 year Religious Education Art English Biology/Science Economics Geography and Social Sciences teachers are being sought. A minimum commitment of one year is required however 2 years is preferred. Teaching staff must have at least a Bachelors degree in the area being taught as well as teaching credentials (i.e. teaching license or certificate). Two years teaching experience may be accepted in place of teaching credentials. A salary and work visa are provided.

Interested teachers will have a desire to both teach and care for their students with Gods love. They will want to work in a cross-cultural setting in international education in a crossroads mega-city of this region with a diverse staff of teachers and administrators from many countries.

ELL/ESL Teacher

West Asia / Education / 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1428

A very significant English-language international K-12 day school in West Asia educating TCK/MK children in a key mega-city of the region has a holistic vision of a Bible-based education aiming to educate the Head Heart and Hands of each student. The students are drawn from like-minded families creating a pleasant free yet safe environment for the school community. The schools vision is to develop wise and healthy Third Culture Kids who use their academic proficiency and spiritual character to engage with and influence society. The school enables families to carry out their work in the city by providing a university preparatory education of high quality for their children. With 45 international and 25 national staff the school has over 260 students representing more than 30 nations.

The school is recruiting ELL/ESL teachers for the 2019-2020 year. A minimum commitment of one year is required however 2 years is preferred. Teaching staff must have at least a Bachelors degree in the area being taught as well as teaching credentials (i.e. teaching license or certificate). Two years teaching experience may be accepted in place of teaching credentials. A salary and work visa are provided.

Interested teachers will have a desire to both teach and care for their students with Gods love. They will want to work in a cross-cultural setting in international education in a crossroads mega-city of this region with a diverse staff of teachers and administrators from many countries.

English speaker

West Asia / Other / 1-11 months / Job ID: 1375

Those in cross-cultural service need English to communicate well within their organization and beyond. Yet some from new sending countries have only minimal English and feel handicapped by this. They desire to improve through conversational English and daily practice but need a native speaker to come and work with them and their children.

You would work directly with these partners on English language skills with emphasis on speaking and listening and vocabulary building run conversational English groups personal times with each adult play learning for the children (songs games etc). It involves doing life in English each day together sharing not just language but friendship and partnership in the work.

A person is needed who can embed within the team and help these workers (and their kids) practise and improve their English. Patience creativity people-awareness sensitivity to other cultures and a servant heart are all needed.

Counsellor

West Asia / Other / 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 561

This ministry was started by some of our partners in 2014 to address the long-term impact of childhood abuse which is rampant in the local and refugee communities. This is a non-official group including a few licensed counsellors.

There is need among the expatriate national and refugee communities for counsellors. This country has a high attrition rate among its expatriate workers and counsellors can help stem the flow. There are also enormous needs in the local community which could be addressed by a qualified counsellor. This job could be done through the local or international church or independently.

We are looking for a short-term licensed counsellor who can help with English-speaking expats and nationals or a long-term counsellor who can learn the language and get involved at a deeper level.

Youth Worker

West Asia / Theology / Church / 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 560

The churches in the major cities in this land need help with developing youth ministry. Reaching the youth and discipling them is a big need.

A significant focus for the churches in this country is providing ministry and support for teens. There is very little being done and its a significant need. Those with skill and focus on this age-group can work even while they are learning language.

Applicants should have experience in youth work be initiators and self-starters have the desire and calling to work with youth and teens and have the ability to work with others under the authority of a pastor or other leader.