Mercy Ships UK
Location: Africa / Western Africa
Finance: Personal Support
Duration: Less than 3 months, 3‑12 months, Over 12 months, Open‑ended / Permanent
Activity: Children & Youth, Education & Training, Support Ministries
Posted: 8 Nov 2019
Closes: Open-ended

Teacher - Humanities

Mercy Ships UK

The High School Social Studies Teacher volunteer position, part of the Academy department, will be located on the Africa Mercy, the world's largest charity hospital ship.

Summary:  Develops and maintains an age-appropriate environment, instructs, and evaluates secondary school students in the Social Sciences: history, government, economics, and geography while providing proper communication with parents and school administration.

About the role: Our on-board Academy offers the highest level of primary and secondary education to the children of long-term volunteers serving on the Africa Mercy. Our Teachers make this education possible, working with academy students to provide a learning and growing environment unlike any other. Take your teaching skills beyond anything you thought possible.  

About you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in education from an accredited college or university is required
  • Two years classroom teaching experience
  • Current teaching certificate / license required
  • Clear criminal records check, background check, and/or working with children certificate (or national equivalent)

Questions about this information? Send us an email: volunteering@mercyships.org.uk or call 01438 347 480

We recommend all interested applicants to submit an application at least six months in advance of your target service date.

For more about Mercy Ships UK, please visit www.mercyships.org.uk

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Mercy Ships UK

Operating the world's largest charity-run hospital ship, Mercy Ships offers the opportunity to bring hope and healing to the world's forgotten poor. We need your skills, whether you're an engineer, cook, nurse, teacher, deck officer, surgeon or cleaner!
Address:
The Lighthouse
12 Meadway Court
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2EF
UNITED KINGDOM