TEFL English Language Teachers
WEC has many opportunities for you to teach the English language to those who don't yet know Jesus.
WEC International has many opportunities for you to teach the English language to those who don't yet know Jesus in academic institutions and private tuition.
We also need mother-tongue English teachers to help train our missionaries from other countries, to broaden their ministry potential in multi-cultural teams.
Teaching English provides your students with a vital life skill, while offering you a wonderful opportunity to build relationships and share the gospel.
It is often a visa platform to enter a country that would be closed to religious workers, enabling you to rub shoulders with those who would otherwise never meet a Christian.
We have opportunities in Asia, Africa, Middle East, Europe, Central and South America in schools, colleges, universities or private tuition and through Christian educational businesses.
We also have opportunities to serve with our Neighbours Worldwide teams reaching out to immigrants and students here in the UK and Ireland through English teaching.
Qualities & Gifts Sought
You have a desire in share your love for Jesus with your students and those you rub shoulders with in the workplace, in a sensitive and understanding way.
Mother-tongue English speaker is ideal. Any basic TEFL qualification would be useful. Some roles may require a degree or other specific requirements (eg. at universities).
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Check out our specific current opportunities to teach English
About Teaching English
Fluency in English provides students with a vital skill. By teaching English you have a chance to build relationships with students, and can provide opportunities to share the gospel.
You can use your TEFL or TESOL training on a short-term mission experience with WEC. Have an opportunity to travel and experience a new culture.
TEFL training: You can study English Teaching online, or gain qualifications with one of our partners, ChristianTEFL.org
Every year there are opportunities in Brazil to teach our trainee missionaries. Here's a couple of tasters:
Jacquie taught English in Guinea-Bissau on a short term mission with WEC. Read Jacquie's story.