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Teacher, ESL

This is an opportunity to work on a refugee camp.
East Mediterranean Field
Erbil, Iraq
12 Months
On site


  • Teach English as Second Language to teenagers and children 
  • Help in the Pathfinder Club
  • 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.


  • Gender: Man
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Language: English
  • Patient and persevering
  • Experience teaching ESL is preferred
  • Must be teachable, flexible and able to work with others
  • Age; 20+ years


Men are expected to dress professionally with pants and the uniform t-shirt. Shorts are acceptable only during recreation. Women are expected to dress conservatively and professionally, covering legs and arms. Ankle length skirts or pants are appropriate.


Shared apartment located in Erbil.  

Living There

Unlike what we see in the news about Iraq, living in north part of the country is very safe. Erbil is a very modernized city, which welcome foreigners from all over the world.


  • Stipend                   300,000 IQD (210 USD)
  • Communications     30,000 IQD (21 USD)
  • Transportation        100,000 IQD (70 USD)
  • Apartment rent        400,000 IQD (270 USD)

Not Included

  • Medical/Inoculations
  • Travel to and from location


Stipend: 300,000 IQD (210 USD)