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Position Title: ESL Teacher Call ID: MENA.EMF.2019.03
Request Num: SR20462 Date Call was Listed: Jul 22, 2019
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Jul 22, 2019
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 0
Position Description
Country: Lebanon
Calling Organization: East Mediterranean Field
Position Type(s): Teaching – ESL
Length of Service: 9 months
Who makes Final Decision:  
Beginning Date: Sep 1, 2019 
Ending Date: May 31, 2020
Urgent? Yes
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: May 31, 2020
Duties:     Teach Conversational English classes at the Bouchrieh SDA Church in Beirut, Lebanon, among adult Iraqi refugees who are already attending Bouchrieh SDA Church. Others from the community, such as Lebanese or Syrians, etc., could also enroll in the English classes. Most students would be from Christian backgrounds.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date:
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Men are expected to dress professionally with pants and a collared shirt each day during school hours. Shorts are acceptable only during recreation. Women are expected to dress conservatively and professionally, covering legs and arms at all times. Ankle length skirts or pants are appropriate
Unacceptable Dress:  Men - shirts with controversial writing or pictures. Women - revealing or tight clothing is not allowed.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   Middle East University dorm room(Separate); twin bed, electricity: The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: ANY years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions:
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   at least one year of college/university
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  1 Year College/Univ
Concentration: Education
Trade/Skills: Must speak/write English. Patience and perseverance in teaching others a language completely foreign to them. Experience teaching ESL or Conversational English is preferred. Must be teachable, adaptable, flexible, and able to work well with others.
Currency: Dollars, United States of America
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   Calling Organization    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD 200  
Other   Calling Organization    
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Beirut, Lebanon
Airport: Rafik Hariri International Airport
Travel from Airport to Destination: will be picked up by inviting organization
Required Inoculations
Other Medical Recommendations
Visa Required? No           Visa Type:
    Who Applies: Inviting organization
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: No
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to:
Visa/Travel Details: No visa required if US citizen
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: East Mediterranean Field
Calling Division: Middle East and North Africa Union Mission
Calling Union: East Mediterranean Region
Calling Conference:
Country: Lebanon
Supervisor: Szilvasi, Tibor
Title: Executive Secretary
Additional Information
Working approximately 8 hours per day Monday-Thursday, and less on Friday (totaling 36-40 hours per week): preparing for classes, teaching classes, contacting and visiting students in their homes, and supporting other church ministry efforts. Support any and all University and Bouchrieh Church programs, including Breath Free 2 Stop Smoking Programs, Cooking Schools, Health Expos, Health Lectures, especially focusing on bringing English students to the various programs which they may be interested in. Committee, using Bouchrieh Church and/or Bouchrieh School. Intentionally building relationships with people, earning their trust.
Approved By:   Iago Alonso, Assistant Mission Coordinator, AVS for Middle East North Africa Union Mission on Jul 17, 2019. Entered by: Alonso, Iago