Missions & Teaching?
Since 1893, SIM has focused on reaching those who have never heard the name of Jesus. What better way to do that than through sharing Jesus with children?
By serving as a teacher or administrator with SIM, you reach people at an age where many of them, statistically speaking, will come to know the Lord. Some of the students at our schools come from homes where they might never otherwise hear the gospel. Others are the children of missionaries, and your support of their ministry makes it possible for them to have a long-term impact among the unreached.
Has God given you a heart for children and a desire to use your gifts on the mission field? If so, we would be honored to help you discern if SIM would be a good fit. We have opportunities to serve in international schools, home-based learning, ESL teaching, and teacher training.
If this interests you, we encourage you to complete our online connect card by using the “Get Involved” link above.
We look forward to seeing how God uses you to impact the nations by serving His children!
The kingdom of Christ is expanding as more workers answer the call of the gospel in Ethiopia! One need only meet the families of missionary children educated at Bingham Academy to see the vitality of Evangelical Christianity in this nation. Bingham Academy nurtures the spiritual and academic growth of children of kingdom-minded families thereby making missions possible. And as a Christian, international school, Bingham also exists to bring the gospel into urban homes that do not yet know Christ. One graduate who was introduced to Christ at Bingham shared some of his thoughts on the school. He attended Bingham from KG-1 through his graduation. He recalls the variety of activities in which he was able to be involved during his career from sports to school trips to Bible studies. “…I can honestly say that there are very few places where you can participate in so wide a spectrum of activities, … Read More
I loved growing up in Nigeria as a SIM Missionary Kid. My parents prepared me well for going to boarding school at Kent Academy. Though I now know it was heart-breaking for them to send me away to school, they knew I would thrive with other children my age. They knew I’d have opportunities they couldn’t offer me. They trusted the care and caliber of teachers and dorm parents. They intentionally connected with me through weekly letters, care packages, and occasional 1 on 1 visits at the neighboring catering guesthouse. They invested time during summers and holiday times to involve me in their ministries. They sacrificed to buy a piano for me. They modeled a contagious, loving enthusiasm for their varied ministries, and I caught it! They took time for picnics, visiting ‘historical’ places and teaching me manners, history and a fierce loyalty and pride in the USA even though we … Read More
Being a missionary kid is a rich tapestry of interweaving cultures, languages, and experiences. Some threads are bright and vibrant, some are dull and boring. Life is life after all. Growing up overseas has unique challenges, but it has its benefits as well. One of the challenges for missionary kids can be getting a good education that prepares them for the future. As a missionary kid, growing up in Niger, West Africa, my schooling changed depending on where my family was located and how many teachers were available there. Some years I was homeschooled with my brothers. Other years we traveled to a nearby town to attend a one-room school house for a couple days each week. While in the States, we attending public school or took online classes as we traveled from church to church. The majority of my years I attended Sahel Academy, a small mission school located … Read More