posted on January 1, 2024

CAMA: Teacher for TCKs in Guinea

Are you a teacher or someone who loves children and investing in and empowering them? Do you want to join a team passionate about reaching those with no access to the gospel? Are you interested in community development? Join the CAMA Guinea team as a teacher for CAMA staff children, kindergarten-8th grade. You will be responsible for teaching a variety of ages and grade levels, working alongside parents to meet the children’s educational needs. In a low-resource context, you will need to be creative and flexible.

Position Type

  • CAMA worker 
  • Education 
  • Partially funded 
  • Single or couple 


Required Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications: 

Biblical Characteristics:

Timeline for Deployment:

Summer/fall of 2025. Once appointed and fundraising and other qualifications are met, the appointee is required to attend a cross-cultural and language-acquisition program and pre-field orientation prior to deploying. 

General Information:

World Factbook – Guinea 
Joshua Project – Guinea 

Language Expectations:

Language is an essential part of ministry. Those who do not know the language will attend a language study program. The goal will be to speak, read, and write the language at a functional level in order to mentor, teach, and train others. 

Since the candidate will be focused on teaching children in English, they will not need formal language prior to arriving. They are, however, encouraged to spend time in French and local language study. 

Health Considerations:

Basic health services and medications are available, but Guinea lacks quality, comprehensive health care. Advanced diagnosis and treatment need to be obtained outside the country. Medical conditions requiring constant monitoring and control are difficult to maintain here. Malaria is a fact of life, so use of prophylaxis is strongly recommended. 

Expectations for Spouse:

Spousal roles vary based on the spouse’s gifts, training, and abilities as well as the needs of the team. It is expected that both spouses will be meaningfully involved in meeting ministry objectives depending on the nature of family roles, children, etc. 

If one spouse is teaching, the other can be involved in language study or local ministries alongside current team members. 

Children’s Educational Plan and Options:

This role will be fulfilling the local educational needs of CAMA staff families, and therefore, your own children as well.

Compensation Package

The successful applicant(s) will receive a full compensation package with the expectation that, once appointed, efforts will be made to raise a portion of support costs through the applicant’s network of friends, family, local church, or other resources. Information on support costs will be made available upon application. Training and/or coaching in fundraising is available.

Whole-Life Health

CAMA Services is the relief and development specialized structure of Alliance Missions. As part of an evangelical denomination, we are committed to biblical holism, which is modeled and reflected through our work. Due to this commitment, part of the required qualifications includes optimal emotional, spiritual, and physical health. These will be assessed during the application process.

Important Clarification

Applicant(s) should be aware that serving in the international world often requires a higher degree of grace and flexibility. For example, overseas teams can be suddenly and unexpectedly impacted by illness, government decisions, financial realities, team changes, or other factors beyond the team’s control. The challenge for applicants is that these factors can sometimes necessitate the sudden redefining of a position, which may take place before, during, or after the application/interview process has begun or is completed.


Please email Lisa Ramsey at [email protected].

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