English Teacher Talua Theological Training Institute 2025

Applications are invited for the position of English teacher at Talua Theological Training Institute in Vanuatu for 2025. Preference will be given to applicants willing to commit to two years, but consideration will be given to those only able to commit to 2025. This position will suit either an individual or a couple with the appropriate qualifications and an interest in cross-cultural mission. The position does not come with a salary but a living allowance is paid, expenses are covered and accommodation is provided on the college campus. 
Minimum Requirements:
a Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) or an equivalent internationally recognised TESOL qualification
a degree or higher qualification that includes teaching English.
Experience in teaching English to speakers of other languages is highly desired.
See the full role description here and contact Global Mission Director Phil King for further information.

Nambawan! Newsletter - Vanuatu

Download the Nambawan newsletter which is dedicated to our partnership with the Presbyterian Church of Vanuatu. This includes up-to-date information about our partnership, and opportunities to get involved. For previous newsletters please click here.

Global Mission in Vanuatu

The Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand affirms the Presbyterian Church of Vanuatu (PCV) as our primary mission relationship. We are partners in a number of projects that we encourage our congregations and church schools to support. 

Personnel Serving in Vanuatu

Interested personnel are invited to enquire to Global Mission Director Phil King,

Talua Theological Training Institute

Talua Theological Training Institute

Talua Theological Training Institute is the training college for the Presbyterian Church in Vanuatu and offers a Diploma of Theology, Diploma of Mission and Bachelor of Ministries programmes. Graduates from the college become church leaders in various denominations and evangelists to isolated villages. The PCANZ has supported theological training at Talua for many years. 

Church to Church Projects

Several PCANZ congregations have partnerships with churches and communities throughout the islands in Vanuatu. These range from building projects, youth programmes, and educational support. Your congregation is invited to enquire how to set up a mission partnership in Vanuatu. 

Onesua Presbyterian College and Other Colleges

There is a long history of relationship with Onesua College. We continue to have a keen interest in the school and provide partial scholarships to students through the Shirley Gray Memorial Fund, and assistance with school resources. 
Presbyterian Church schools have established regular contact with Onesua over the years. Other school partnerships have also developed in recent years and are going from strength to strength.

Seasonal (RSE) Workers in New Zealand

Thousands of Ni-Vans come to New Zealand each year as seasonal workers on orchards and vineyards. Members of our congregations in regions which receive seasonal workers often provide hospitality and support to Ni-Van workers.
Vanuatu is our longest standing mission relationship. If you would like to join the long list of New Zealand Presbyterians who have supported mission in Vanuatu, please contact the Global Mission Coordinator, Phil King,