WorldTeach American Samoa

WorldTeach American Samoa: Teach English, math and science in public high school and elementary schools through the Department of Education. Live in apartments or with a host family. The program isfully funded by our partners. Program departs in January with return at the end of June 2016

Volunteers receive:

  • Housing (teacher apartment or host family)
  • Monthly stipend
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Health & emergency evacuation insurance
  • Month long in-country orientation focused on teacher training, language and cultural immersion, health and safety briefing
  • Mid-Service Training Conference, and End of Service Conference
  • Meals and housing during orientation and conferences
  • Transportation between training and placement sites
  • Support from full time, in-country Field Director
  • Professional development through Teacher Quality Program, including mentorship by remote Teacher Quality Coordinator

Qualifications: Applicants must be native English speakers, of any nationality, and be between the ages of 21-73. A Bachelor’s degree is required at the time of departure for yearlong programs. No teaching experience is necessary. An interest in teaching, international development and intercultural exchange are attributes of a strong candidate. American Samoa volunteers must also pass the Praxisexam.

To Apply: Applications will be accepted on a rolling admissions basis. Our programs require a resume, a personal statement, two letters of recommendation, a university transcript, and an interview. Start your application today on our website or email admissions@worldteach.org.

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