Young World Leaders offers an enjoyable interactive atmosphere where students can embrace the ideas of Global Leadership from a young age and use everyday English to improve their knowledge of the English language in a fun, immersion setting. We are looking for educators who are passionate about inspiring youth leadership, enjoy sharing the English language and American culture, have a talent for bringing education to life, and are excited to work with students from all over the world as they discover their leadership potential and the United States.

  • ywl-website-employment-opp-photoHead Counselors are generally selected from current college students or graduates.
  • Activity Staff members are typically high school students.
  • Global Student Ambassadors are middle and high school students.
  • All positions are selected from a pool of applicants interested in education, youth leadership development, and global cultural understanding.

Please note that responsibilities will also include supervising students on educational outings and excursions, along with facilitating and participating in afternoon and evening activities.

We currently have openings for Counselors, Activity Staff, and Instructors in the following areas:

  • ESL English Language
  • U.S. History & Culture
  • Geography
  • Leadership


If you would like to be considered for employment as either a teacher or staff member at Young World Leaders, please click below to download our application and email your application to ywl@ssfs.org.

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