Church Mission Society
Location: Asia
Finance: Personal Support, Voluntary
Duration: Over 12 months
Activity: Administration, Education & Training, Language & Translation, Leadership & Management
Posted: 14 Oct 2019
Closes: 16 Dec 2019

Language and Culture Learning Manager

Church Mission Society

Our partners are looking for a Language and Culture Learning Manager to manage and oversee the Language and Culture Program (LCP) of the organization countrywide, and to help team members and other expatriates to learn the language and culture.

The work will include liaising with area LCP administrators, supporting LCP students and staff, and managing the LCP planning, reporting, budgeting and statistics. S/he will ensure the development and production of material for language learning and cultural orientation together with LCP consultant and teachers, organize initial and on-going teacher training, organize Orientation Courses, select new staff as needed, and ensure security and safety measures are carried out in accordance with policies.

This person will:

  • have a willingness to learn the local language
  • have training in language learning methods: (GPA included) is recommended
  • have good administrative and organisational skills and leadership and management abilities
  • a good command of English
  • experience in language teaching is desirable.

This organization has a 53-year history in-country, and is in transition to becoming more nimble, creative and responsive to local need and opportunity. It has a 25-member expatriate team, with over 400 local co-workers working in 10 projects in 5 geographical locations throughout the country. The core values shared by all staff are:

  • Dependence on God
  • Love for all
  • Teamwork
  • Accountability
  • Learning
  • Quality work

The organization's approach to achieve its mission includes:

1. Staff reflecting the core values

2. Facilitating sustainable development

3. Strategically serving locals

4. Fostering transformation

5. Strengthening communities

For more information about this opportunity, please contact vro@churchmissionsociety.org

Church Mission Society places individuals, couples and families in over 45 countries around the world as we seek to share the love of Jesus and see our world transformed. Our placements are self-funding with extensive support in fundraising given to those who serve long-term (4+ years). All placements are subject to DBS clearance. Church Mission Society is only able to directly test the calling of those who are rooted in UK/European churches.

Terms and conditions depend upon the location of each opening and the duration of the placement offered. Short-term opportunities (4 months to 2 years) are self-funded, with CMS offering residential, cross-cultural training. Long-term mission partners serve for 4-6 years minimum. We work on a fully resourced basis to ensure your funding, learning and support are in place together, through connecting to local churches and your wider networks. Individualised learning plans are developed for preparation and during service for those on long-term service.

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Church Mission Society

Church Mission Society supports people in mission through making disciples, resourcing leaders and transforming communities in over 40 countries around the world.
Address:
Watlington Road
Oxford
OX4 6BZ
UNITED KINGDOM