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Mennonite Central Committee

English Teacher at Agriculture College

Mennonite Central Committee
, , Lao People's Democratic Republic


Date Posted: 08/04/2008
Categories: Education
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
All MCC workers are expected to exhibit a commitment to: a personal Christian faith and discipleship; active church membership; and nonviolent peacemaking.
Candidates of a gender or ethnic group typically underrepresented in this type of MCC assignment are encouraged to apply.

MCC is working together on upland agriculture research with the Bolikhamxay Agriculture and Forestry College which is located in the Province of Bolikhamxay about 150 kilometers east of Vientiane, the Lao capital. The English teacher will live on campus and teach English to the college faculty, the students,and to district officials. The will design curriculum, prepare lesson plans and guide the development of the English library.

A bachelor degree in Education is necessary, specifically TESL is beneficial
Experience teaching ESL/EFL is helpful
Experience with curriculum design and implementation is helpful
Willingness to learn the Lao language is essential
Ability to be adaptable to changes in work schedule and expectations is required
An interest or experience in agriculture, gardening, academic research and/or forestry will be very beneficial
A good sense of humor and a patient and easygoing nature will not go to waste in Laos!