TEACH Junior Secondary School in Sierra Leone!


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


11992 Clear Creek Road NWSilverdale, WA 98383


Summary: We need you to GO TEACH in Sierra Leone next year! We have a critical need for specialized teachers to serve the children at the Children of the Nations (COTN) school in Banta, Sierra Leone. As a Go Teach volunteer with Children of the Nations, you will witness firsthand the challenges and rewards of education in a developing country. You will share the skills and knowledge gained through your educational and life experience with your students, and you will make a lasting difference in lives, opening eyes to a world beyond the classrooms. Time Commitment: 1 to 2 years. This is a support-raising position - incountry stipend provided.Responsibilities:

  • Daily teaching of core specialty subject (Math, Science, or English at a junior high or high school level)
  • Attendance at school-sponsored activities
  • Participation in staff development and staff meetings
  • Assessment and reporting as required by in-country staff and Children of the Nations International
  • Depart for Sierra Leone mid-August
  • Application deadline: July 15
  • Application Deposit: $250
  • Volunteer Commitment: $5,995 (This fee covers round-trip airfare, health and evacuation insurance, housing, food, training, communication, and transportation.)
  • Monthly stipend will be provided for personal in-country expenses
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Agree with and sign COTN’s Statement of Faith.
  • Bachelor's Degree in education, with endorsement in specific subject.
  • Teaching experience.
  • Good communication skills, able to effectively capture and convey ideas and communicate well cross-culturally.
  • Experience with and ability to work in flexible cross-cultural environment.
  • Patient, humble, teachable spirit.
  • Emotionally stable and mature.
  • Spiritually mature, honest, and transparent.
  • Sensitivity to people.
  • Organizational skills.


  • General Education
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 years in Sierra Leone
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education, w/ endorsement in a specific subject; Sign COTN's Statement of Faith

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