Lead English Teacher Peru
We run an after-school space that provides a stimulating English learning environment for children and adolescents from the outskirts of Arequipa. This year, in our new Community Center, we seek to reach 100 children, aged 3 to 17. We feel so ready for this, and would love to count on you!
The purpose of the program is to improve the English speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills of the students in your class using the HOOP curriculum, effective lesson planning, and dynamic teaching methods, with the support of the Education Coordinator.
- Plan classes for students between the ages of 3 - 17 (each volunteer will teach a specific age group, so they won't have to plan for so many ages)
- Teach English to one group of 20 students (Monday to Friday, 3:30 - 5:00 pm / Saturday, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
- Participate in Education team meetings, alongside a few other general HOOP activities.
To apply, please send your CV, Criminal Check and a Reference letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cerro Colorado, Arequipa
Desired skills: fluent in English; basic to intermediate Spanish skills preferred, or a willingness to learn; experience working with children; experience living or working abroad preferred Successful candidates will be: organized and reliable, with good time management; creative and resourceful to be able to work in a development environment and make best use of HOOP’s limited resources; flexible and responsive to the frequently changing needs of the organization and community; approachable and personable to build effective relationships with the HOOP team, students and local people.
Dates of program:
Until the end of school year in Peru (December)
Duration of program:
1 month minimum (longer is preferable)
Adults of both sexes 18+
Volunteering is free but participants need to cover their own living expenses. Volunteers can choose homestay or hostel accommodation. Volunteers receive support in finding accommodation, training, 24/7 support, a t-shirt, and a certificate and reference letter on successful completion of the placement.
What we offer: 24-hour in-country support; airport pick-up in Arequipa; daily office snacks and arrival kit; program training and weekly check-ins; certificates (and reference letter, upon request); professional and practical experience in a friendly, welcoming, and supportive environment; experience and a new network in the NGO sector, plus learn about international development issues. Local experiences: quick-start quechua classes with moms of our community; workshops on quena flute and other traditional instruments; cooking classes with our moms; workshops on traditional Peruvian dances. We organize one of these experiences per month, so the longer you stay the more Peruvian you get. We are waiting for you.
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