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Teach English in Mauritania

1 Academic Year or More, Africa, Education, Mauritania
Duration: 1 Academic Year or More
Locations: Mauritania , Africa
Program Description
Program Costs
Why Go?
Program Description

Transfer your educational skills and your passion to see students and adults learn English at our Teach English in Mauritania program!

IDEAS partners with an English Language Resource Center specializing in teaching ESL (English as a Second Language) to university students as well as businessmen. The educational level ranges from beginner through advanced levels and includes professional development, business English, and industry specific applications. Additionally, it consists of a library, bookstore, and a unique English language conversation café. Influence transformational development through providing access to English language and literacy as well as economic, industrial, and social development for the long-term transformation of the people of Mauritania.

Applicants for this position will teach during the mornings and evenings and be part of English language clubs hosted at the café.

  • Previous experience teaching English &/or an ESL degree or CELTA certificate is helpful, but not required.
  • Minimal knowledge of French or Arabic is also helpful, but not required.
  • Candidate should, however, enjoy teaching, enjoy being with people, be flexible and ready to learn from others, and be willing to live in a 3rd world environment where the “comforts of home” are not always available.
Program Costs

$1230 per month*

  • The listed cost includes housing, food, in-country transportation, and program expenses.
  • Additional one-time costs include airfare, international insurance, and visa expenses.
  • Fundraising training, consulting, and coaching is available for all participants, helping them reach their budgetary goals.

*Contact for more information.

Why Go?

Explore the beautiful coastline and vast desert of Mauritania while instructing students and adults in English!

This program is designed for those who are ready to put their skills and passions to work in a developing nation. Join a thriving café community that provides services and resources to those in the capital city of Nouakchott. Experience new sights, sounds, and tastes, and dive into an exciting and diverse culture.

If you are ready for your next challenge, sign up for the Teach English in Mauritania program today!