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Teaching Assistant

Aims & Objectives

 

The aim of this programme is to support our partner school and the Marchand community by providing extra teaching assistance for underprivileged and vulnerable preschool/reception children.  Classroom Assistants will work with the same group of children for the duration of their stay with the aim of enhancing their early years development and their overall ability to cope within school life.  

 

Schedule

 

You will be working in the school Monday to Thursday (Fridays are optional), each working day starts from 08h45 to 14h45.  Evenings and weekends are free time but are filled with lots of options of various social activities and excursions with other volunteers.

Program Description

 

Teaching abroad and working in a school on your gap year is a great way to gain experience in education while travelling and experiencing a new culture. Our teaching assistant project is a fantastic way to build your CV, and offers you an unforgettable trip.

 

This programme is for volunteers who have a passion for working with children and helping to develop them academically.  It is ideal for anyone wishing to go into the teaching or early years profession, and will provide you with invaluable practical experience. You will have the opportunity to work in our partner School; Marchand Combined’s  reception class (aged: 3-4) on a daily basis, with children from disadvantaged and vulnerable backgrounds.

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Program participant criteria

 

No teaching qualifications are required but an ability and understanding of early years development is important as well as a passion and enthusiasm for working with children.  It is also important to be flexible and use initiative as the schools are not always be well organised or well run so supervision and guidance can be minimal.

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Our Teaching placement take place during the school term. Any participants staying during school holidays can partake in sport coaching placements. You can find the term dates below.

2019

 

Spring Term

 

Easter Term

 

Summer Term

First day of Term

 

Monday 25th February

 

Tuesday 23rd April

 

Monday 3rd June

Last day of Term

 

Friday 5th April

 

Friday 24th May

 

Friday 19th July

Included:

Accommodation

Transport to and from teaching placement

Breakfast

Local orientation

Project briefing

In-country emergency support

24-hour international HQ back-up

Airport pickup (subject to start date)

 

Not included:

Flights, insurance, additional food and drink, additional travel

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A lack of resources within the school means classes are overcrowded, with the teacher to pupil ratios often too much for the teachers to manage, making classroom assistance essential to quality of care and education within the school.

 

Classroom Assistants will work with children aged 3-4 in their first year of primary schooling teaching ‘early years’ education covering all subjects i.e English, Maths, Art, Sport. Class begins at 8-45am and ends at 14.45pm Monday - Thursday (fridays are optional).