ESL Conversation group leader

LocationWest Asia
Duration1-11 months
Job ID1602
DateApril 10, 2020

The international church is a typical capital-city congregation of expats but with Korean Farsi and Turkish congregations in addition to the English one. Elder-led the church is broad evangelical and community oriented. It has existed for nearly 30 years with a strong focus on refugee work strengthening the national churches and cooperation and unity among Christians.

The English Conversation clubs are a new outreach of the church and provide a natural way for social encounters shared experience telling ones story and building friendships with locals. Members participate with folks from the community but leaders are needed with confidence in leading groups and experience helping non-English speakers learn and improve. A TEFL certificate is helpful but not required. Currently the program runs 2 evenings per week

This role is for a person with a heart for integrating their skills in teaching English and personal relationships with a calling to spread the Good News. The ideal person for this role will have good personal skills be able to lead groups and be able to understand others (especially the language challenges of non-English speakers) and create a positive atmosphere with good group dynamics and engaging conversation topics. An ability to work cross-culturally with other expats and with local citizens creativity passion and flexibility are all good characteristics. As group leader he/she must plan the activities and be able to respond when help is needed (vocabulary grammar pronunciation etc.).