Attractive Position For TEFL Qualified Teacher in Peru

Date posted:2018-11-22 | Writer: SKIP (Supporting Kids in Peru) | Email: volunteering@skipperu.org

SKIP (Supporting Kids in Peru) is a non-profit organization helping economically disadvantaged children in the impoverished districts of El Porvenir and Alto Trujillo, on the north coast of Peru. Our team is dedicated to offer quality education and counseling to children and their families, and it is comprised of Peruvian and international volunteers. We have an immediate requirement for an English Teaching and Library Coordinator, responsible for training and supervising the English teaching and library volunteers, observing lessons, providing feedback and motivating the team. This is an ideal opportunity for a TEFL qualified teacher who wants to take another step in their career.

They will be developing and revising the curriculum and liaising with the local public schools in El Porvenir. They will also support the Primary Education Programme by being responsible for the Library Programme. We are also looking for someone who can bring creative new ideas to both of these programs and get the children excited about reading and learning English!  

VOLUNTEER PROFILE REQUIRED:      

·         Qualified EFL/ESL teacher with 2 year minimum experience      

·         Minimum 1 year commitment      

·         Intermediate Spanish      

·         Experience teaching and managing large groups of children      

·         Passion for working with children      

·         Able to collaborate with others and work in a team      

·         Ability to work with limited resources

Desired:      

·         Fluent Spanish      

·         Degree in ESL/EFL or Teaching      

·         Experience writing and developing curriculum      

·         2 year commitment      

·         Supervisory Experience      

·         Experience working in a developing country/Latin America  

THE BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH US

In return for your invaluable participation in our volunteering programme, SKIP will provide:

·         Housing and living allowance

·         Volunteering Visa

·         A thorough induction to the organisation, programmes, department and specific role

·         Structured and relevant training from fully qualified and experienced staff members

·         Mentoring and support in the form of regular supervision and staff meetings as well as informal sessions

·         The chance to be a part of a diverse and dedicated team and a welcoming community

·         Confirmation of service

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES:

We are always looking for enthusiastic, dedicated volunteers who can bring a diversity of skills to our projects and help us achieve even more, although most of these do require contribution fees. Our volunteer positions are appropriate for both those who are new to teaching English and need support and training to plan their lessons, as well as those with more teaching experience.

Depending on the needs of the organization, we are able to offer coordination and leadership roles that are exempt from the contribution fee and may include an incentive/living allowance, for those with qualifications, experience and able to commit to a minimum of 9 months: as well as scholarships to South American volunteers. Please contact us for more information on this.

TO APPLY:

Contact Heather Crouch at the email address given on the job heading.

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching.

 

This unit was a very detailed account of Phonology. I learned about stress rhythm and intonation and why it is helpful to understand. There were helpful charts that showed the meaning of stressing syllables within a word. I also liked having the list of the phonemic alphabet and its symbols. This unit also discussed the science behind linguistics which I thought was ver interesting.This lesson has shown me there are multiple outlets to use as resources for teaching English. Relying solely on text books may not be the most beneficial to students. Using additional materials can help to keep the students interested and give them a better grasp of the language. Authentic materials can also help to keep the students become better acquainted with modern language.

 

 

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