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Elementary Teacher (SAM)

Opportunity in Peru


This opportunity is with TEAM’s ministry partner SAM (South America Mission), an evangelical and interdenominational mission organization with a vision to see the church of Jesus Christ multiplied across South America, transforming local communities and the world by embodying the kingdom of God. SAM works in five countries in South America: Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru and Paraguay. SAM’s missional emphases include incarnational living, reproducing authentic disciples of Jesus, multiplying churches and church networks, training Godly leaders and enabling transformational initiatives within the local church.

SAM Academy is seeking Elementary grade teachers for the upcoming acedemic year.SAM Academy is a is a 1st thru 12th grade school following the American school system. SAM Academy exists to assist missionary families in providing a solid educational foundation for their children. SAM Academy staff seek to pursue excellence in academics, Christian character and service to others. With an average of 40 students, SAM Academy offers an optimal environment for learning with a low teacher student ratio, supportive staff and a framework of multi-grade classrooms. SAM Academy offers a relaxed and intimate educational environment, giving staff and faculty the opportunity to engage at a personal level. SAM Academy is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and closely adheres to a US schedule and uses educational curriculum while preserving a multicultural and Biblically based environment. Those serving at SAM Academy will be fully integrated into SAM’s team in Pucallpa for encouragement and support. Beyond the walls of the school, SAM missionaries are engaged in church-planting and mission mobilization alongside the vibrant national-led churches of Pucallpa. As such, SAM Academy’s missionary staff have opportunities to see and contribute to a wide variety of missional activity throughout Pucallpa.

TEAM and SAM are pleased to be working together to advance the Kingdom of God throughout South America. In this instance, interested parties may inquire and apply with TEAM or SAM, but will serve with SAM in Peru.


Teaching certification and teaching experience recommended but not required. English proficiency required; Spanish language skills recommended.

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