Teaching English in South Asia

Job Overview:

When you join us as an English teacher you will experience how God is working in the villages. You will learn about the national church, Hinduism and Buddhism, and the daily life of our team members. Mainly you will teach the workers in and from the city we are based in. There will be plenty of opportunities to trek into remote areas of our country and teach our disciple makers too.

Responsibilities and Duties:

The local people desire to learn English, but oftentimes schools are lacking in qualified teachers. You would help us to improve the English of our national staff members, who are mostly working in the villages by teaching them oral and written English, you empower them to be more involved in future global missions, as well as build their confidence to use what they already know to communicate better with the team and other international partners.

  • In our city you will receive introduction to the culture and basic training about the local language and different religions

  • You will help our local staff members

  • You will travel with a buddy to some of the least-reached districts. In these rural areas you will visit various teams and work closely with our disciple makers

  • You will pray over areas where we want to see fruit and get a taste of what ministry among people in one of the hardest-to-reach countries is like

Qualifications and Skills:

  • You are ready and most welcome to join when you

  • Able to function and work well in a cross cultural community

  • Native English speaker is preferred, but we are open to anyone who has experience in teaching English (TEOFL certificate or equivalent an advantage but not necessary)

  • Are able to plan and prepare your own lesson plans

  • Are willing to travel (a lot) in our countr

  • Are in fairly good health condition, both physically and emotionally

  • Are open to God changing your life

  • Are self-motivated and disciplined

  • Flexible with any changes or circumstances

Additional Info:

  • All interns must formally accept and abide by OM USA’s Statement of Faith for the duration of the internship.

  • International internships are not paid positions and all financial needs should be covered with personal support.

  • Home-stay with a national is dependent on circumstances.

  • Pre-Field training happens through on-line materials and Skype sessions with coaches and other interns for a few weeks leading up departure date. Includes debriefing with coaches on return.

  • Dates and duration of internships are flexible, should be worked out with the team.

Qualifications of on-field supervisor:

  • TESL certificate

  • BA in world religions

  • Years of field experience


  • Degree Credit available upon the approval of your university/college supervisors.