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Position Title: ESL Teacher (Namthipsavan Language Center) Call ID: SSD.LAO.2019.04
Request Num: SR19544 Date Call was Listed: Nov 5, 2018
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Nov 5, 2018
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  2 0 0 0
Position Description
Country: Laos
Calling Organization: Laos Attached Field
Position Type(s): Teaching – ESL
Length of Service: 10-12 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Top Receiving Org
Beginning Date: Jan 10, 2019 
Ending Date: Jan 10, 2020
Urgent? Yes
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Jan 10, 2020
Duties:     1. The teacher will be assigned to the Namthipsavan Language Center
2. Responsible for managing the language centre
3. Teach English at the centre
4. Responsible for marketing and recruiting students
5. Supervising/training other teachers at the centre
6. Assist the outreach programs of the church in Luang Prabang
7. Report to the officers of the Lao Attached Field
8. Assist in the development and expansion of the centre
9. Assist in the fundraising for the development of the centre and its outreach programs

Two teachers will be assigned at the Luang Prabang Language Center and the other two at the Namthipsavan Language Center in Xieng Khouang.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date:
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Formal/Professional attire
Unacceptable Dress:  Indecent short or singlet
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   The volunteer will stay at a one-bedroom apartment at the second floor of the school building. This apartment is a 6x9 metre self-contained unit equipped with a built-in toilet, kitchenette, a lounge set, dining table and 2 air-conditioners.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 20-75 years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions:
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:  
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required, Thai(Fair) Optional, Lao(Fair) Optional
Minimum Education Preferred:  Bachelors
Concentration: English Major, ESL
Trade/Skills: Native English speaker with teaching experience preferred
Currency: Dollars, United States of America
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Calling Organization    
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   N/A    
Travel (Children)   N/A    
Excess Baggage   N/A    
Insurance   Calling Organization   For Long Term and Short Term positions: Accident, Sickness & Personal Effects & Baggage (PEB) Insurance Protection for Volunteers. For international volunteers serving in NAD: Short-Term Travel Insurance.  
Accommodations   Calling Organization    
Utilities   N/A    
Food / Meals   N/A    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD TBD  
Other   Calling Organization    
Additional terms/benefits or comments: LAF can provide local travel by on land by bus only, NOT by air.
Living Allowance yet to be determined/most likely will be according to LAF local wage factor per month.

The Southern-Asia Pacific Division requires attendance to the AVS orientation at the Thailand Mission, 12 Soi Pridi Panomyong 37, Sukhumvit 71 Klongtan Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110 Thailand on July 18-22, 2019.
(Note that the day for ALL SMs to arrive is on Wednesday, July 17 and leave late afternoon or late evening of Monday July 22, or early morning of Tuesday, July 23)
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Luang Prabang
Airport: Luang Prabang
Travel from Airport to Destination: To picked up by LAF staff
Required Inoculations Tropical diseases
Other Medical Recommendations
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Business (B2)
    Who Applies: LAF will apply
Work Permit Required? Yes  Who Applies: LAF will apply
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: Yes
Child Protection Clearance Required:   Yes
Send papers to: Khamsay Phetchareun, Seventh-day Adventist Church of Laos, PO Box 689, Vientiane, Lao PDR
Visa/Travel Details: Do not purchase air ticket until all papers are completed and B2 visa letter received
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Laos Attached Field
Calling Division: Southern Asia-Pacific Division
Calling Union: Southeast Asia Union Mission
Calling Conference: Laos Region
Country: Laos
Supervisor: Phetchareun, Khamsay
Title: LAF Supervisor/Trainer
Approved By:   Kevin Costello,  for Southern Asia-Pacific Division on Oct 25, 2018. Entered by: Cezar, Evelyn