Teach in Carthage, Tunisia


Education Program – Tunisia

1 Academic Year or More
4 Positions

  • Head of School
  • 3rd Grade Teacher
  • 4th Grade Teacher
  • Teacher Care/Community Life (Couples welcome)

Use your leadership and teaching skills and teach in Carthage, Tunisia!

Our partner school in Carthage, Tunisia is looking for a school director, elementary teacher and pre-school teacher. This thriving educational community educates children from all over the world, with a vision of educating youth using a historic worldview through a rigorous classical curriculum. Their goal is to train ethical leaders and global thinkers who will shape the culture around them. The school adheres to the Bible’s teaching as the foundation of their curriculum.

The Administrative Director (Head of School) position would do the following:

  • Work with the Director of Teachers and Curriculum
  • Communicate with internal and external constituents
  • Supervise and create the logistics for day-to-day operations
  • Provide support and accountability to teachers,
  • Create and maintain school schedule
  • Assist with finances,
  • Oversee special events
  • Research and development for board presentations
  • Substitute teaching
  • Coordinate student supervision

Elementary teachers would do the following:

  • Teach core subjects of Language Arts (Reading, Writing, Spelling), Mathematics, Religious Education (Bible), Science and Social Studies (Elementary); provide half-day immersion class in English using Starfall curriculum (Pre-School)
  • In the absence of specialists to teach Music, Art and/or Physical Education, you may be asked to incorporate some element of these into your weekly classroom program.
  • Maintain current records of student progress and communicate with parents.
  • Participate in annual parent-teacher conferences. Meet with parents for additional conferences as needed.

Teacher Care Position:

  • Do you enjoy helping others thrive in their overseas environment? Then this position is for you!
  • Looking for an individual or couple who would be responsible for the care of teachers: communication before arrival, airport runs, organizing social events, grocery runs, giving them an introduction to culture and arranging language tutors.

Administrative Director:

  • College/University Degree (minimum) in Education, Administration, Leadership or related field. Master’s Degree in Education or related field preferred.
  • Primary or secondary teaching and/or administration (5 years minimum)
  • Leading and/or training adults and students
  • Living and/or working abroad
  • Ability to communicate in French and/or Arabic

Elementary Teacher:

  • University Degree (Bachelor’s degree): Education preferred, any subject area is required
  • 2 year commitment is preferred
  • Certificate or license in teaching general education at the elementary level
  • Experience teaching elementary students (2 years minimum preferred)
  • Able to communicate and teach fluently in English and work comfortably in a multinational environment
  • Some knowledge of French or Arabic preferred

Teacher Care Position:

  • Experience living overseas is needed
  • A basic understanding of French or Arabic is desired
  • No educational requirements are needed, just a heart to serve teachers
Costs vary per person


  • These teaching and administrative opportunities are volunteer positions only. Each applicant will need to raise funds that cover their personal expenses, housing, food, travel costs, insurance, visa expenses and program fees.
  • Fundraising training and coaching is available.
  • Singles and families are welcome to apply.

Please contact IDEAS to discuss your budget options! You can reach us at 720-283-9100 or info@ideasworld.org. All program costs are an approximation and are subject to change.


Leverage your skills to restore hope and bring educational impact to a growing school in Carthage, Tunisia!

Our partner school, located near the ancient ruins of Carthage, seeks to deliver high-quality education to an international community while also encouraging students and families to thrive. You will have the opportunity to not only grow in your professional skills, but to also immerse yourself into a dynamic culture, develop new friendships within the school and your community and gain a deeper understanding of how your unique gifts can impact the next generation.

During your time in Tunisia, whether it is for one year or more, you will experience the beauty and diversity of this North African country. Situated along the Mediterranean Sea, Tunisia is home to a rich history, vibrant culture and new-found freedoms that are a result of the Arab Spring in 2011.

If you have a heart for North Africa and want to put your teaching skills to work, this opportunity is designed for you!