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CMS values long-term mission. Through a process of careful selection, thorough training and language learning, we aim to locate missionaries in contexts where their gifts and skills can be used to bring glory to the Lord Jesus. If you are considering long-term mission with CMS, you are most likely several years away from being ready to fill a specific job description. This means that the opportunities listed on this page are (mostly) not for specific job roles. Rather they aim to give you a sense of the range and scope of possible future mission placements.

Note: Opportunities with CMS are open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

Theology lecturers – Singapore

CMS is offering a variety of opportunities for theology lecturers with preferably doctorate qualifications to help train and grow disciples across South East Asia.

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Location: South East Asia
Job Type: Bible and Theology
Duration: Long-term

School teachers – South East Asia

There are plenty of opportunities across South East Asia for primary and high school teachers, librarians and administrators to serve in missionary schools. Providing good quality education for missionary children is essential to the task of global mission.

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Location: South East Asia
Job Type: Education
Duration: Long-term

English teachers – South East Asia

Opportunities exist for English teachers throughout Buddhist Asia. This may be on a university campus, as part of a language school, or as a language consultant. Build friendships with Buddhist people and share with them the saving love of Christ.

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Location: South East Asia
Job Type: Education, English as a Foreign Language, Student Ministry
Duration: Long-term

University study for long-term mission

Following language study enrol in a higher degree in a university as a pathway to connect with the local people, share the good news, and to work alongside those who share in the vision and the mission of Jesus Christ. This degree may then open opportunities for ongoing work in the same location.

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Location: South East Asia
Job Type: Local Church Support, Student Ministry
Duration: Long-term

Bible teaching – Vietnam

CMS is seeking Bible teachers to work alongside local teachers and other missionaries in the theological college in Vietnam.

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Location: South East Asia
Job Type: Bible and Theology
Duration: Long-term

Theology lecturers – Indonesia

CMS is offering a variety of opportunities for theology lecturers with a minimum of a masters in theology to help train and grow disciples across Indonesia. Opportunities also exist to do masters degree in Indonesia.

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Location: Indonesia
Job Type: Bible and Theology
Duration: Long-term

University lecturers – Indonesia

CMS is looking for a variety of workers to take up lecturing positions in all faculties in universities across Indonesia. These are wonderful opportunities to disciple students in this Muslim-majority country.

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Location: Indonesia
Job Type: Education, Student Ministry
Duration: Long-term

Vocational skills teacher / trainer – Laos

Opportunities exist in Laos to combine trade skills, such as electrical, carpentry, computer and hospitality, with discipleship ministries. You would be working in an established skills centre as part of an international team with a ministry to local believers.

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Location: South East Asia
Job Type: Technical
Duration: Long-term

School teachers – Cambodia

HOPE International School, located in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, is a school providing education from Preschool to Year 12 for missionary and other children. CMS has had a long relationship with HOPE School.

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Location: Cambodia
Job Type: Education
Duration: Long-term and/or short-term

Allied Health Roles – South East Asia

Allied health professionals can work with local NGOs and hospitals to reach gospel poor peoples in South East Asia. In particular those with higher degrees may be able to take up teaching roles in universities and other institutions. CMS is committed to providing pathways for health professionals to serve Christ and witness for him in word and deed.

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Location: South East Asia
Job Type: Professional
Duration: Long Term and Short Term