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.

Elementary Teacher

West Asia, Education, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1653

A very significant English-language international K-12 day school in West Asia educating TCKs/MKs in a key mega-city of the region. It has a holistic vision of Bible-based education and aims to educate the head heart and hands of each student. Students are drawn from like-minded families creating a pleasant and 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 high-quality university preparatory education 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.

This international school is seeking an Elementary School Teacher to teach either Grade 1 2 or 4 for the 2020/2021 academic year.

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.

International Relations

West Asia, Administration, 2+ years / Job ID: 1686

This Christian publishing house creates a range of Christian resources to support children in the local church. The publishing house has been sustained by the generous giving of believers and organisations in Europe America Australia and New Zealand.

This position would focus on developing and expanding the relationship the publishing house has with their supporters writing project proposals project reports prayer letters and diversifying their supporter base. Further to this the position may involve organising and facilitating visits from existing and potential supporters and providing ad-hoc translation for staff.

This individual needs to have an excellent command of the English language and be able to write concise engaging project proposals and reports in consultation with local employees. This person needs to be creative and innovative. A basic ability to converse in the local language is required (2 years of language learning would be sufficient).

Electrical Engineer

West Asia, Engineering, 1-11 months, 12-23 months / Job ID: 1684

A Satellite Television Channel which began broadcasting over 10 years ago. This channel was established to support locals in their faith through providing a range of high quality television programs including counselling programs chat programs programs for children and youth and lectures on a variety of faith based subjects. This channel now also has a presence on numerous social media platforms.

This short term position is for an Electrical Engineer to work alongside locals and foreigners providing training and support in the use of technical equipment.

A person with a heart for integrating their technical skills and theoretical knowledge in supporting locals to develop in their profession as they work to spread the Good News. A willingness to work cross-culturally with staff who are local citizens and believers. Creativity passion and flexibility are all good characteristics.

Electrical Engineer

West Asia, Engineering, 1-11 months, 12-23 months / Job ID: 1683

A Christian media company with radio Web YouTube and social media outreach in this large unreached country. Currently impacting approximately 5 million people inviting them to an encounter with Jesus and growth in faith through integration into His church.

This short term position is for an Electrical Engineer to work alongside locals providing training and support in the use of technical equipment.

A person with a heart for integrating their technical skills and theoretical knowledge in supporting locals to develop in their profession as they work 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.

Refugee Centre Volunteer

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

The international church in our city operates a community centre for the many thousands of people living here as refugees. By using a trauma-informed approach which focuses on welcome and life-giving relationships we seek to be an expression of love and care for those who are here seeking safety.

Our community centre is an inclusive space and we have volunteers from a wide range of ages and nationalities. There are currently opportunities to assist with programs and activities including language clubs (spoken English and the local language) a therapeutic art club for women (especially with child care) administrative duties and hospitality for our friends who are refugees. Positive relationships are the cornerstone of our work being friendly and open to appropriate cross-cultural friendship is vital. While not strictly necessary spoken Arabic or Persian (Dari/Farsi) would be extremely helpful. Note that in order to maintain an environment of predictability short-term volunteers must be prepared to serve for a minimum of six months (preferably twelve months).

Volunteers at the community centre will be eager to reflect the character of Christ as they interact with people from often-conservative cultural and religious backgrounds. The needs and lives of these people can be unpredictable so personal flexibility and a willingness to help out in whatever capacity that is needed is essential. Some understanding of the psychological and emotional issues that forced displacement and trauma can produce will be very helpful as are strong self-care skills. All volunteers should be prepared to work within a multi-ethnic team.

Middle School Teacher

West Asia, Education, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1429

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 middle school teachers for the 2019-2020 year Social Studies 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.

Illustrator

West Asia, Other, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1503

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 Muslim country.

This involves developing illustrations for children in books magazines Sunday School materials and camp lesson booklets that can help build the childs knowledge of Jesus encourage them in their faith and build community with children in other parts of the country.

Applicants must have reasonable drawing skills for illustrations plus the creative skill to make them appealing for children. Experience in developing illustrations for children is important. A 1-year minimum commitment is required longer is preferred. Willingness to learn some local language is required.

Korean teacher

West Asia, Education, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1552

A Korean Culture Center in West Asia has a variety of language learning and cultural activities going including summer language camp with the goal to lower barriers build trust and shine into the culture of this nation particularly the young people. These programs have been effective at helping students learn Korean have fun and get connected to people of faith.

A Korean teacher is needed to join the staff of the culture center and help with all aspects of the programs and outreach. The job involves teaching Korean helping organize cultural programs building relationships and sharing truth and love. The position starts whenever the person can arrive.

The person will enjoy explaining Korean to KSL students who are at various levels will enjoy people and building relationships inside and outside the lessons will enjoy learning local culture and celebrations while demonstrating and explaining aspects of Korean culture and will be sensitive and open to sharing good news as opportunities come.

Supporting the Country Team

West Asia, Other, 1-11 months, 12-23 months / Job ID: 1642

The team working in this country is growing and now includes several families with young children young couples and also singles working in a variety of fields across three major cities.

We place a high value on ensuring each person on our team is well cared for and supported. We are seeking a loving team grandma or grandpa who would be willing to come and provide support and care to the individuals and families serving in this country. This would be a perfect fit for an individual who is of retirement age as being a retiree in this country is a socially acceptable position and would enable this individual to have a positive social identity here.

This person would have gifts in hospitality and good communication skills. They would need to be comfortable with travelling around the country between the three major cities to meet with team members.