GO TEACH Secondary School in Sierra Leone

Status: 
Accepting Applications
Schedule: 
Full time
Type: 
Global Volunteer
Compensation: 
Stipend + Support-Raising
Department: 
International Office
Location: 
International
Contact Name: 
Wendy Brown
Summary: 
We need you to GO TEACH in Sierra Leone next year! We have a critical need for specialized teachers to serve the children at the Children of the Nations (COTN) school in Banta, Sierra Leone. As a Go Teach volunteer with Children of the Nations, you will witness firsthand the challenges and rewards of education in a developing country. You will share the skills and knowledge gained through your educational and life experience with your students, and you will make a lasting difference in lives, opening eyes to a world beyond the classrooms. Time Commitment: 1 to 2 years
Responsibilities: 
  • Daily teaching of core specialty subject (Math, Science, or English at a junior high or high school level)
  • Attendance at school-sponsored activities
  • Participation in staff development and staff meetings
  • Assessment and reporting as required by in-country staff and Children of the Nations International
  • Application Deposit: $300
  • Volunteer Commitment: $5,995 (This fee covers round-trip airfare, health and evacuation insurance, housing, food, training, communication, and transportation.)
  • Monthly stipend will be provided for personal in-country expenses
Skills and Qualifications: 
  • Agree with and sign COTN’s Statement of Faith.
  • Bachelor's Degree in education, with endorsement in specific subject.
  • Teaching experience.
  • Good communication skills, able to effectively capture and convey ideas and communicate well cross-culturally.
  • Experience with and ability to work in flexible cross-cultural environment.
  • Patient, humble, teachable spirit.
  • Emotionally stable and mature.
  • Spiritually mature, honest, and transparent.
  • Sensitivity to people.
  • Organizational skills.