What is Daylight International?

Daylight International serves to explore, develop, and promote international teaching opportunities.  Though the settings vary, each of the experiences will provide opportunity for personal, professional, and spiritual growth.

International Teaching Opportunities

Antigua
Open to:  licensed teachers
Type of teaching:  classroom
City:  St. John’s
School:  St. John’s Lutheran (WELS)


Southeast Asia (Mainland)

Open to:  all graduates
Type of teaching:  English and classroom
City:  a variety of cities
School:  government schools and private schools


Dominican Republic

Open to:  licensed teachers
Type of teaching:  classroom
City:  Santiago
School:  St. David School


Peru

Open to:  all graduates with Spanish language skills
Type of teaching:  English only
City:  Lima
School: BG Centro de Idiomas


Russia

Open to:  all graduates
Type of teaching:  English only
City:  Tomsk or Akademgorodok
School:  private language instruction (video clips)


St. Lucia

Open to:  licensed teachers
Type of teaching:  all subjects
City:  Gros Islet
School:  The Montessori Centre


South Korea

Open to:  licensed teachers or those who have student taught
Type of teaching:  “Summer Internship” – all subjects
City:  Seoul
School:  Canaan Lutheran Academy (ELS)


Thailand

Open to:  licensed teachers
Type of teaching:  classroom
City:  Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai
Schools:  Chiang Mai International School and several schools in Chiang Rai


Vietnam

Open to: all graduates
Type of teaching: English only
City: Hanoi
School: private university or private language schools

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Have questions or want more information? Stop in at the International Services Office, LSC 103.

We’d love to talk with you!

FAQs

Do I need to know the language of the country? 

Generally speaking, there is no need to know the language of the country to which you are going.  Each of the experiences places you into an English speaking environment within a country that likely has a limited number of English speakers.

What about my student loans?

Loans are loans and need to be repaid.  However, there is an opportunity for you to delay repayment.  Because each situation is unique and the regulations change from time to time, you should speak with Mrs. JoElyn Krohn, MLC’s Financial Literacy Coordinator.  She has both personal experience and special training to help inform you.

Will I be eligible for an assignment when I return?

If you are eligible for an assignment when you leave MLC, then you are eligible for an assignment when you return provided that you return within 3 years.  If you choose to stay 3 years or longer, the Conference of Presidents will not assign you; however, you are eligible to receive a call directly from a school or congregation.

Are these positions assignments? calls?

No, these are not assignments, nor are they calls.  Each of these opportunities requires you to request deferment of assignment and to make an application for employment.  You make application directly to a school, to an agency, or to Daylight International.

What if I don’t have a passport?

If you are serious about applying for an international position, you should get one; the sooner the better.  You will need passport information when it’s time to apply for a visa.  If you don’t have a passport, then the whole process will be delayed by several weeks.

When should I apply?

The simple answer is, “The sooner, the better.”  Most international administrators will begin to know their needs sometime in late fall and then will begin to post positions.  Hiring usually begins in January.

Please visit the International Services Office to learn more about each opportunity!