The Cambodian Scholarship Foundation (CASF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation, based in Portland, Maine and Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and dedicated to educating and empowering adolescent girls in Cambodia. CASF works closely with local communities in Cambodia to identify potential students and provides the financial (direct cash scholarships) and other forms of support necessary for them to attend school. For students who pass the National Exam and are accepted into a university, oversight continues, with housing (in the CASF House in Phnom Penh), mentoring, medical care, food, and monthly stipend and tuition provided by CASF.
The English language teacher lives in the CASF House in Phnom Penh and arranges EFL lessons for 25-30 CASF university students and 15 secondary students. She works with the Program Coordinator and the Board to implement the CASF Sustainable Futures program of life skills, college readiness and job readiness training. She models professional behavior in order to help students grow into a professional life past their studies, and mentors them as needed.
Teach English to university students, working individually and in groups, based on individual levels of English.
Teach English to provincial students, in a hybrid course of monthly visits and skype.
Teach life and college-readiness skills, including leadership, decision-making, communications, study skills, etc.
Teach job-readiness skills, including job search, CV and cover letter writing as well as soft skills related to employment.
Consult with local Program Coordinator regarding issues related to CASF university students and dorm issues, including technology needs and health problems.
Accompany Program Coordinator and Board members on quarterly oversight visits to secondary school students in two provinces of Svay Rieng and Kandal.
Work Experience: ESL/EFL teacher training and some teaching experience preferred.
Excellent teaching, communication, networking and leadership skills
Understanding of issues facing developing countries
Proven ability to inspire and lead adolescents
Organized and able to take initiative
Able to live in a group environment
Compensation: Housing, airfare, and stipend provided.
6 month (renewable) position begins ideally in Nov 2018. Start date flexible.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Cambodian Scholarship Foundation
The Cambodian Scholarship Foundation is dedicated to educating and empowering adolescent girls in Cambodia. CASF works with local communities to identify students who show motivation, merit, and need. We provide funding, training, and mentoring to lead students through secondary school to higher education, acquiring the skills they need for a sustainable future.