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ESL Ministries - Eurasia

Opp ID: 010219EA
eurasia russia ukraine central asia teaching english TESOL ESL
Needed:
English continues to be a sought-after skill by many people in Eurasia. We need workers with some level of ESL certification to empower Eurasian peoples to use English, while also building Gospel-focused relationships with students, and others in their local community. ESL ministry may be engaged in inside or outside of a church setting, with varying degrees of professionalism required, but it is always in support of the larger Gospel outreach goals pursued by local SEND teams.
Country: Central Asia, Eurasia, Russia, Ukraine
Term: Long-Term (3+ years), Mid-Term (1 - 3 years), Short-Term (2 weeks - 1 year)
Tasks:
  • Learn language and culture to the level appropriate for one’s term of service
  • Modeling Christlike character, and dependence on God in everyday life
  • Plan and implement pedagogically sound ESL instruction in cooperation with a local team’s and church’s larger outreach goals.
  • Help local ESL outreach to discern what effective and appropriate ESL materials to use
  • Build gospel-focused relationships with students and other local community members
  • Fulfillment of TESOL internships may be arranged depending on a particular institution’s requirements 
Specific Qualifications:
  • A level of ESL training and/or certification appropriate for one’s term of service
  • TESOL degrees/certification encouraged
  • Initiative taking in relationship building/ “people skills”
  • Heart for the glory of God to penetrate the unreached
  • Passion to make global followers of Christ who will spread the gospel
  • Ability to be a team player with missionaries and nationals
  • Humility to work behind the scenes and empower and encourage others to lead
  • Commitment to the power of God's Word to transform lives