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Position Title: ESL Teacher Call ID: MENA.EMF.2020.05
Request Num: SR20935 Date Call was Listed: Jan 7, 2020
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Mar 2, 2020
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 0
Position Description
Country: Iraq
Calling Organization: East Mediterranean Field
Position Type(s): Teaching – ESL
Length of Service: 12-24 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Calling Org
Beginning Date: Mar 1, 2020  (Begin ASAP)
Ending Date: Dec 31, 2020
Urgent? Yes
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Dec 31, 2020
Duties:     - Teach English as Second Language to adults, teenagers and children at the SDA Courses Ministry from the Erbil SDA Church;
- Actively participate in the various activities and events of the Center;
- Develop community and student friendships through networking and social activities;
- Use from his/her initiative to develop new programs or courses for the Ministry;
- Regularly attend and contribute to the church programs; and
- Learn and adapt to the different cultural environment.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date:
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  No
Acceptable Dress: Smart casual attire recommended for work.
Unacceptable Dress:  Please remember that this is a conservative environment and inappropriate dress may be considered as offensive. Women: Anything above the knee and sleeveless or short tops. Men: Shorts and sleeveless shirts (except for exercising).
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   Volunteers will prepare their own food and be responsible for keeping the apartment clean.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 20+ years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions: Single accommodation provided. Other situations can be discussed.
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   Experience with ESL will be considered an advantage.
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required, Arabic(Fair) Optional, Kurdish(Fair) Optional
Minimum Education Preferred: 
Concentration: 1+ year College/University
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   250USD support help will be provided for each way.  
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 USD300  
Other   Calling Organization    
Additional terms/benefits or comments: The volunteer will have a budget of USD150 for special projects (going out with friends, transportation, etc.). As we encourage the Volunteer to study, a TEFL/Arabic course will be sponsored up to USD200.
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Erbil
Airport: Erbil International Airport
Travel from Airport to Destination: Volunteer will be picked up at the airport.
Required Inoculations
Other Medical Recommendations
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Visa will be processed when the Volunteer arrives, though a few country may need it previous to the trip.
    Who Applies:
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: No
HIV Clearance Required: Yes
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to: A blood exam will be made as part of the visa process.
Visa/Travel Details: Visa requirements in Kurdistan are different from Iraq. Please contact us to check the situation for your citizenship.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: East Mediterranean Field
Calling Division: Middle East and North Africa Union Mission
Calling Union: East Mediterranean Region
Calling Conference:
Country: Iraq
Specific Location
Specific Location :

Supervisor: Boyd, Darron
Title: Region Director
Approved By:   Iago Alonso, Assistant Mission Coordinator, AVS  for Middle East North Africa Union Mission on Jan 7, 2020. Entered by: Alonso, Iago
Approved By:   Iago Alonso, Assistant Mission Coordinator, AVS for Middle East North Africa Union Mission on Mar 2, 2020. Entered by: Alonso, Iago