Teacher Recruitment Season for LCMS International Schools
‘Tis the season for recruitment of educators for LCMS international schools in Hanoi, Shanghai and Hong Kong. Each school posts current openings along with details about the hiring procedure. Interested educators should contact each school directly, following the application process. It is common for schools to complete the majority of hiring by February.
To view the current openings at Hong Kong International School for the 2018-2019 school year click the school division title:
Grade 3 Teacher
Grade 4 Teacher
Grade 5 Teacher
Secondary Position, Concordia Hanoi
Middle School Teacher:
Grade 6 or Grade 7 classroom teacher, Christian, comfortable teaching Language Arts, Social Studies, and Math. Preferences given to candidates with experience with EAL students. STRONG preference given to candidates with experience in Lucy Calkins Reading and Writing Workshop Units of Study and the Workshop method of teaching as defined by the Columbia New York Teacher’s College.
Serving as an international educator is a challenging, rewarding experience that will change the way you see your teaching ministry. It’s your chance to make a difference in the lives of children living around the world.
International schools serve the children of missionaries and expatriates living in a foreign setting. Other international education opportunities are available at schools serving the needs of national children.
To be considered for a position at an International School, candidates must have teaching certification and typically have several years of successful teaching experience. Each school has their own requirement, so check their websites for more information:
Concordia Middle School
Concordia Middle School in Chiayi, Taiwan, is seeking individuals interested in teaching EFL and/or Bible for the 2017-2018 school year. Positions at all grade levels (PK3 – 12) are available. Benefits include roundtrip airfare to/from Taiwan, on-campus living arrangements, local insurance, a suitable stipend, and the opportunity to be involved in a vibrant group-supported ministry that further reaches out into the local community. For inquiries, please contact Bruce Yang at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. School year begins September 1. Minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree; teaching experience and Lutheran background are preferred.
Please visit the CMS website to find out more.
The Lutheran Church —
Hong Kong Synod Schools
Please contact the Christian Education Committee for details on current opportunities.
International School Student Teaching
There are opportunities for Concordia University students to do their student teaching at one of the three LCMS International Schools.
The International Interface program of The Lutheran Church Hong Kong Synod (LCHKS) provides teams to come to Hong Kong for 1-2 weeks in partnership with a LCHKS partner school. Teams teach English and share the good news of Christ’s saving love. During games, picnics, presentations, and field trips, teams and students spend time together and develop new relationships.
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Beyond teaching and friendship, the teams serve in another important way. A team serves as a visible demonstration of their host school’s dedication to an excellent English program, which is often a primary consideration when selecting a school. English is one of the most important components to Hong Kong standardized testing.
Explore the opportunity to send an English teaching mission team to Hong Kong.
To find out more, contact Ken Cheung.
Additional Service Opportunities
There are many opportunities to serve with Lutheran schools in Asia as an individual short-term volunteer, as part of a team leading VBS or teaching in schools, or in a mid-term commitment of teaching for 2 years.
Mission of Christ Network partners with National Schools to meet the needs of each school.
There are many openings currently in Hong Kong Lutheran Schools, please be in touch with Drew Bradshaw. Click here for information about Drew and his role with the LCHKS.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) is a confessional Lutheran church with more than 6,000 congregations and 2.5 million members in North America. LCMS currently has active work or mission relationships in nearly 100 countries and maintains a total global missionary team of approximately 1,000—including missionaries, international educators, personnel, military chaplains, and staff.