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Africa - Teachers at a Senegal MK boarding school


Trip #290

  • Mission Trip Agency

    WEC International

    Offering agency

  • Mission Trip Location

    Senegal, Western Africa

  • Mission Trip Dates

    Customizable: Jan or Jun 2020

    Lasts between 6 months to 2 years

  • Mission Trip Ministry


    Education: All Other, Education: MK School, and Missionary Support/Care

  • Mission Trip Cost

    *see notes below or inquire for details

Teachers for elementary and secondary grades at Bourofaye Christian School in Senegal

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What the Mission Trip Will Be Like

Important Day - Baptism The children at Bourofaye have the privilege of learning and living in a strongly supportive Christian environment. The staff is committed to God and to the children. The school is located in a rural area, but has excellent facilities as it is just 30 miles from Dakar. The school year starts in August and goes through until mid July. Staff are on volunteer missionary terms. We live as a community and see God doing wonders in our personal lives and in the life of the school. See what God wants to do in you and through you by taking the plunge and checking us out!!!

Experienced elementary teachers
Middle and High School teachers in English, Math, Science, French, ICT Computing, Design and Technology, Child development, PE, Art and Design, Music, Geography, and History. Teachers should be willing to teach in at least two subject areas.
Special needs teachers
Mother Tongue class teachers in:
Korean, Portuguese, German, Dutch, Spanish, and French

The need may sound challenging but our small classes and eager students make teaching here a real pleasure. In addition, the opportunity to mentor children outside of the classroom setting make this a very rewarding work and ministry environment. What more could a teacher hope for?

The school staff uses a modified and internationalized version of the English and Welsh National Curriculum. Most of the teaching is done in English, but students for whom English is not the first language are also allocated some lessons to study their mother tongue.

Relation of Opportunity to National Church and/or Long-term Goals

The school serves WEC and other mission families in Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast. This is a boarding school although families that live close enough to the school can also weekly board or day pupil their children.

Participant Information, Recommendations, Requirements

Participant Age

College, Adult, and Seniors

Eligible to Go

Individuals, Married Couples, and Families


We prefer teachers who have teaching qualifications, though we do accept people with a passion for teaching who are not formally qualified. A key quality is flexibility and a willingness to be involved where needed. Coming to teach at BCS means committing wholeheartedly to a life in community and engaging with what's going on on-site and the people on-site.

If applying from a country other than the USA please go to and find the sending country nearest you.




We really need to have staff that will complete a full academic year so that we have continuity within our timetable and so that we can minimize the disruption for the children.

Mission Trip Offered By WEC International

WEC International

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WEC International is an international (members from 55+ nationalities), interdenominational mission agency. WEC is one of the ten largest church planting mission agencies in the world. WEC endeavours to bring the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ to the remaining unevangelized peoples with the utmost urgency. WECers plant churches in many countries around the world with locations in Africa, Asia, North Africa, Central Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and South Pacific. To find out more about WEC International in the USA visit WEC USA has 3 short term programs: Discovery (individuals or teams that go out up to 3 months; WEC Trek (individuals that go from 3 months - 12 months) and WEC Core (individuals that go for 2 years). If you are looking to apply from another country please check for the sending base in your country.

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Mission Trip Details

Location Information

Western Africa


Start date
Customizable: Jan or Jun 2020
6 months to 2 years

Demographics of People Being Ministered To

Missionary Kids
People Group(s)


Funds needed
*see notes below or inquire for details
Costs of WEC Trek trips are not fixed due to the flexibility we offer. Costs will depend on where you want to go, how long you want to stay and airfare costs.

Training and Debriefing

Pre-field Training
Post-field Debrief
Pre-Field Training through activities and reading guided by a pre-field manual followed by a 1 week orientation training at the WEC HQ near Philadelphia, PA. Debriefing for 3 days immediately on return of the trip at the WEC HQ. If applying from a country other than the USA please go to and find the sending country nearest you.

Application Information

How to apply
Send an inquiry for details on the application process for this mission trip.

Other Information

More information about WEC Trek, the short-term ministry of WEC International, can be found on our web page Click on the Trek program closest to your location. Other opportunities in the 10/40 window, not listed here, are also available on our web page.