In many places throughout West Africa, teaching is an undervalued profession and educators are tossed into classrooms with little or no training. That's where Educational Care comes in. A curriculum of Raise Up Global Ministries, Resonate missionaries use Educational Care to equip educators with best practices and a biblical worldview for teaching. In Nigeria, Resonate works with local Educational Care trainers to lead training in 40 schools in Jos, Plateau State, and the surrounding area.
Resonate is looking for Educational Care Assistant Facilitators to help lead trainings.
In this position you will:
- Work with experienced Educational Care facilitators to help lead trainings
- Interact directly with participating Nigerian teachers and administrators
- Model multi-intelligence methods throughout the trainings to affirm participants who are learning this approach
- Relate various types of faith integration in different subject areas
- Visit Nigerians and expatriates in home settings to better understand their context
- Minimum of 2-3 years of experience teaching in a classroom (elementary or secondary)
- Daily committed to serving Jesus Christ via biblical service
- Enthusiasm for integrating the Christian faith into subject areas
- Desire to learn from Nigerian educators while supporting Educational Care facilitation
- Experience in surrendering personal preferences to advance group goals
- Must be able to withstand rigourous days of training (can be up to 10 hours with buildings without heat or air conditioning)
- Must be able to lift 20-30 pounds and travel over uneven terrain and uneven steps with no handrails
Estimated breakdown of cost:
- Airfare: $1400-$2000
- Visa and immunizations: $180
- Ministry supplies purchased in North America: $30
- Possible in-person orientation (includes travel, meals, and lodging for one night): $130
- Food: $61 per week
- Accommodation: $20 per day
- Communication in country (cell phone, internet, etc.): $30 per week
Before heading to the field, you will participate in a virutal introduction and orientation to Educational Care. We strongly recommend reading the book African Friends and Money Matters by David E. Maranz.