International School Teacher

As an International School Teacher in South Asia (*Secure Location), use your teaching skills to glorify God in the foothills of the Himalayas – one of the least reached parts of the world. If you’re a follower of Jesus, have an adventurous spirit and a heart for the nations, keep reading!

South Asia is one of the most unreached parts of the world- with over 95% of the massive population having little to no access to the gospel. This country is challenging terrain & not for the faint of heart- a blend of chaos & diversity, extreme beauty & extreme suffering. The experienced team in the foothills of the Himalayas make for a softer landing. There’s great need for pioneering spirits with hearts for contextualization & discipleship to connect the people of South Asia to the love of Christ. 

Role Distinctives:
  • Serving and impacting multi-faith student and parent body
  • Healthy & meaningful community
  • An international school & curriculum with a multicultural community
  • Focus on mentoring and discipleship
  • Small classroom environment
  • Growth and development focused
  • An international and diverse culture
Applicant Requirements
  • Follower of Jesus
  • A clear conviction/calling of serving through education
  • A heart to serve, develop, grow and influence
  • A deep passion and love of teaching and working with elementary school kids
  • Basic educational background either through hands on experience or formal training
  • Studied or taught (at some point or the other) in a western or international setting is preferred
Key Applicant Characteristics
  • Work Ethic
  • Committed and reliable
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Team Player and adaptable
  • Teachable attitude
  • Good communicator
  • Servant hearted
  • Elementary Education background preferred
  • 2 year commitment, full time (40 hours/week)
  • Benefits including Health Insurance, Retirement Plans and PTO
  • Local salary provided
  • Partial fundraising required (don’t sweat it, we’ll teach you how) to ensure your wellbeing
  • Holidays: 8 week summer, 3 week winter, two week-long quarter breaks + national holidays
  • Regional Conference with other UWM staff on your continent annually in Thailand
  • Veteran UWM teammates on the ground who will provide mentorship
  • Start Date: Rolling


Have a heart for the unreached and education? You may be a fit as an International School Teacher in South Asia. Select this opportunity, send us your short inquiry form and we’ll be in touch soon!