Applications for international and local teaching staff at MSYP 2019 are now open.
MSYP 2019 will run from Monday 24 June till Saturday 13 July
MSYP is a unique and established free educational summer program for school students aged 14-18 from in and around Mostar. We are recruiting inspiring individuals interested in volunteering to teach with us this summer. You must be aged 20+, have experience working with young people and be comfortable working in English.
In previous years, MSYP has featured workshops and courses on a diverse range of subjects including: Art History, Media Studies, International Relations, EU Policy, Ethnographic Techniques, Study Skills, Social and Political Activism, Event Management, Business Development, Creative Writing, Multimedia Storytelling, Economics, Human Rights, Theatre, Sustainable Development and Social Project Design. This year, we are particularly interested in hearing from applicants who are interested in teaching courses in the following subject areas: psychology, philosophy, the natural sciences, the arts, civic engagement and activism, media and communications and anthropology.
What to Expect
3 weeks teaching bright and enthusiastic students
Freedom to design and facilitate your own course
Involvement in day-to-day operations of the program
Work experience in a dynamic, international team of volunteers
Application Process Details
Local and international teaching staff applications will be processed on a rolling basis from mid-February until early March. The current deadline is Sunday 3 March 2019. We encourage all those who are interested to proceed with submitting their application as early as possible. Once you have submitted your application, please expect to hear back from us within 7 working days. The selection process will include an online interview.
WHAT OUR TEACHERS SAY
“This was a valuable experience working with people from different backgrounds. It was great working with youth in another social context. It has reinforced my ambition to work in post-conflict societies and focus on supporting youth to develop their potential.”
“All staff members were very helpful and ready to jump in as well as to share experience and ideas.”
“Working at MSYP was a phenomenal experience... I gained valuable experience, made lots of friends and became better acquainted with Mostar. Thank you for making this happen for all of us!”
“For our students, this was a fantastic and unique chance to learn a lot and have fun at the same time.”
"A personal highlight was getting to see our participants learn, interact, and have fun with one another - serving as a learning platform that connects youth in Mostar."
Please read the job description before applying to teach. It is important that you understand the role.