Teach in Egypt

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Teaching Program – Egypt
1-2 Academic Years

Multiple Positions

  • English ESL Educators for Elementary and Middle School
  • English activities teachers, sports, arts and music.

Locations: Menouf, Egypt
Application Deadline: Now accepting applications
Orientation: Virtual and/or in-person
Departure Date: Varies
Return Date: Varies depending on length of stay

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Transfer your educational skills, your passion for children, and your compassion for others and teach in Egypt!

IDEAS partners with a school in Menouf, Egypt. This school was established in 1930 and is renowned for its high standard of education. The school currently has 840 students in the primary and preparatory school (aged 6-15 years) and 75 children in the kindergarten. The school has an excellent reputation in Menoufiya, a province in the Nile Delta, and there is a waiting list of students who would like to attend this school.

The mission of the school is “to provide excellent education and to build students capacity to participate as quality citizens in the community.” While education in government schools is mostly focused on memorization learning and academic subjects, our partner school offers a wider curriculum, which emphasizes critical thinking, music, sports and arts, as well as academic excellence, and aims to develop confident leaders and citizens in the community.

The school is also a place which builds social relations with the community, and among the students and parents. This is significant in a school where 20% of the students are Christian, and 80% are Muslim. The current needs for this school include:

  • Recruiting native English speakers for their English curriculum
  • Creating an immersion program while making school a fun place, encouraging the children to come to school rather than staying home or roaming the streets.
  • Improving the English skills of children while doing activities like art, music and sports.
  • Working with children to help them overcome their individual language acquisition challenges.
  • English language proficiency
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred; non-teaching degree accepted
  • Excellent opportunity for experienced retirees or possible “gap year” students
  • Interested in gaining educational experience in an international setting
  • Sensitive to culture and customs
  • Flexible and adaptable

Customized budget created for each applicant

  • Housing is provided by school
  • Salary will be raised by individual applicant
  • Fundraising coaching and training is available

Explore the beauty of Egypt while teaching in an exciting educational community!

You will live in the bustling city of Menouf, located in the Nile Delta. The population is at about 100,000, 98% of the population is Muslim, 1 % Christian and 1% other. Language spoken is Arabic although English is gaining acceptance and is sought by the business community.  Menouf is one of the several continually inhabited ancient Egyptian cities.

You will also get to engage in the complex and fascinating culture of Egypt. Experience sights, sounds, languages, customs and celebrations that will enhance your professional skills while shaping your worldview. You will also develop new relationships that will influence your life for years to come.

Spend the next academic year (or two!) transferring your skills and growing your compassion for the people of Egypt! Apply today to teach in Egypt and experience how you can leverage your skills to restore hope.

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