So you’re interested in traveling to Botswana? We’d love to have you! Here are some general characteristics we are looking at in our teacher representative.
Excited and bubbly personality!
Within the field of science
Physically healthy and eligible for travel
Comfortable working in teams
With the exception of carrying an excited and bubbly personality, none of these characteristics are being weighed any higher than the rest. Therefore there should be no hesitance to apply because you feel you don’t meet one or multiple of our characteristics. In other words, come one, come all!
November 1, 2018: Applications are due
November 19, 2018: Finalist will be notified and selected for a skype interview.
December 2, 2018: The selected teacher will be notified. Additionally up to two alternates will be notified. If the selected teacher needs to drop out of the program for any reason, one or both alternate's will be notified and offered the position.
Mid-June 2019: Meeting will be held with selected students, parents and the teacher to go over fine details of the trip.
July 9, 2018: Leaving the airport
July 27, 2018: Returning to airport
Just like with the students everything is covered for our selected teacher.
A cook will prepare three meals a day as well as snacks
Additionally you will need a valid passport. Passports can be purchased at your local post office. You will need a certified proof of citizenship; notarized documents are not acceptable. Excluding the cost of a photo passports currently cost $145. You should apply for your passport no later than April 1, 2019.
Up to date routine vaccinations: Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis, Varicella (Chickenpox), Polio, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, MMR
*** Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis, Varicella (Chickenpox), Polio, Hepatitis B, and MMR are required by Virginia State Schools.***
A positive attitude!