Training Teachers in Zambia

Job Overview:

Put your education skills to work helping Zambian teachers through teacher training, preparing them for their work in schools in very needy areas. Share the rich training you have experienced in the US with teachers with limited training opportunities, helping them to grow in their skills, and thereby blessing their students and impacting their communities.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • You would be teaching basic skills classes to teachers in training (this is very similar to teaching grades 5-12 in the US)

  • Teaching Arts and crafts, Geography, resource making, Math, English

  • Administrative assistance for the Teacher Training Center.

  • Weekday mornings: planning, preparation, administrative support, school visits, or teaching in the teacher training center.

  • Weekday afternoons: teaching in teacher training center or going to village for math, English, and Bible lessons.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Passion for children

  • Training in educational practices

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:

  • Bachelor Degree in Elementary Special Education,

  • Teaching certificate in Elementary Education (K-6), Special Education (K-12), Math (7-9), English (7-9).

  • In progress with a Master Degree in Consulting Resource Teaching,

  • Experience: Summer Camp Manager for children with Learning disabilities

  • Teacher in US for 4 years,

  • Director of the Teacher Training Centre in Zambia for 1 year


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