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Position Title: English Teacher Call ID: MENA.ALS.2019.01
Request Num: SR19557 Date Call was Listed: Nov 7, 2018
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Nov 7, 2018
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
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Position Description
Country: Algeria
Calling Organization: Algiers Language School
Position Type(s): Administration, Communications/Media, Teaching – English/Religion, Secretarial, Teaching – ESL, Church Planting/Bible Work, Teaching – Bible/Religion, Translation, Youth Ministry, Academic, Urban Centers of Influence (UCI)
Length of Service: 24-36 months
Who makes Final Decision:  
Beginning Date: Jan 1, 2019  (Begin ASAP)
Ending Date: Dec 31, 2021
Urgent? Yes
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2019
Cancel call if not filled by: Dec 31, 2021
Duties:     Teaching English at different levels (Basic, Intermediate or Advanced) at Algiers Language Center* (Center of Influence). Some administration service may be needed, specifically during registration. 
Volunteers will be entrusted to prepare their classes and participate in strategic planning for the institution. Volunteer Teachers will be able to utilize the resources provided.
Algiers Language Center provides three work operations: Group Classes, up to a maximum of 15 students per class, Private Lessons and Enterprise Services, and in conversation classes.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Jan 2, 2019
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  No
Acceptable Dress: Women: Dresses or skirts well below the knee; jeans, capris, or dress pants; blouses, t-shirts, etc. Men: Jeans, slacks, dress shirts or t-shirts. Business-Casual attire recommended. Please remember that this location is in a conservative environment and inappropriate dress can be offensive.
Unacceptable Dress:  Women: Nothing above the knee - no spaghetti strap/ sheer/low cut blouses, shirts or dresses. Men: No shorts for work, but shorts are acceptable outside of work hours.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   At the school. School is a multi-story building with the top floor being designated for housing. 30 minutes from downtown. Shared or single rooms in two small apartments (genders are separated) with basic furniture provided.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 20+ years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions: Single prefered. If married longer term services can be provided.
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   Teaching, ESL Teaching, Administration, Outreach
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required, Spanish(Fluent) Prefered, French(Fair) Prefered, Arabic(Fair) Prefered
Minimum Education Preferred:  Bachelors
Concentration: Teaching / Bible worker
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Calling Organization    
Travel (Children)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
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   Calling Organization    
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   250 USD  
Other   Calling Organization    
Additional terms/benefits or comments: French or Arabic classes will be provided. Volunteer gets to choose which language they would like to learn.
Project Expenses: The volunteer covers extra pocket money or tourist travel expenses.
Total Project Costs:
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Algiers
Airport: Houari Boumediene Airport
Travel from Airport to Destination: Calling Organization will pick up from airport.
Required Inoculations
Other Medical Recommendations
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Business
    Who Applies: Volunteer and Calling Organization
Work Permit Required? Yes  Who Applies: Volunteer and Calling Organization
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to:
Visa/Travel Details: The volunteer will apply at the closest Algerian embassy presenting the school's official papers and a work invitation to obtain a business visa. The volunteer can be granted with a minimum of three months up to two years business visa. Once in Algeria the Calling Organization will process the visa extensions and/or temporary residence.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Algiers Language School
Calling Division: Middle East and North Africa Union Mission
Calling Union: North Africa Region
Calling Conference:
Country: Algeria
Supervisor: Lucas, Eduardo
Title: Director
Additional Information
Teach different levels of classes five days a week with breaks, Monday to Friday, with possible related activities on Sunday. (National weekend is Friday and Saturday) Volunteers must be able to work with young people or adults. The volunteer is expected to be involved and help out at the local church on a weekly basis. The volunteer will be granted thirty days of annual leave. During times of registration, the volunteer may be needed for registration work.
Approved By:   Eduardo Lucas, Project Coordinator for Algiers Language School on Oct 29, 2018. Entered by: Lucas, Eduardo