Soddo Christian Hospital (www.soddo.org) is looking for a full-time elementary school teacher for the 2020-2021 school year in its school for missionary children, The Grove. In Fall of 2020, the missionary community will be home to 9 children from three families ranging between the ages of 12 months to 9 years old. We are seeking a credentialed elementary school teacher to lead a classroom of children at different grade levels.

The qualified candidate would be responsible for the children’s school day, from approximately 8- 3 p.m. (with a lunch break) After 3 pm will be reserved for teacher preparation. The candidate will work closely with another elementary school teacher, as well as a child-care helper (currently being recruited).

Ideal candidate should:

  • Love children and early education.
  • Desire to serve in a new culture.
  • Be willing to work as part of a team of educators and parent advisors.
  • Be in good health and able to keep up with a group of active young kids.
  • Love Jesus and be willing to participate in the spiritual life of the children, as well as the missionary community.
  • Have own funding or be able to raise financial support.

Work Expectation:

5 days per week, 6-8 hours per day

Terms:

Like others serving at Soddo Christian Hospital, this teaching position is a volunteer missionary experience in Wolaita Sodo, Ethiopia. Pre-field training with an organization such as Missions Training International (MTI) is strongly encouraged. Fundraising is also encouraged to cover transportation and daily expenses. In-country living costs are low.  Housing is provided on the hospital compound with other members of the teaching staff.

Commitment starts early August of 2020 through the beginning of June 2021.

Contact Cheryl at soddoteacher@gmail.com for more information or to apply.