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TEFL Teacher in East Africa

Join a small team teaching English as a Foreign Language to local Somali and Afar people in a language school which has a library and a small bookshop in a capital city in East Africa.

This country has high unemployment and poverty, so gaining the skills to speak and read and write in English is a valuable training.

You will work with the established team, aiming to build relationships and have deep discussions with these Muslim people eager to learn.

Qualities & Gifts Sought

You have a CELTA, TEFL or equivalent training as a teacher of English. You enjoy adjusting to cross-cultural situations, and a desire to engage with students socially, as well as in the classroom.

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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

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Position Type
Education & Training

Contract Type
1-2 years i Ideal commitment is at least 1 year

East Africa

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