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Kindergarten Teacher

Qualifications

* B.A. in Early Education, Education, English, International Relations or a related field.
* Experience or desire to live and work in an impoverished urban area
* Complete fluency in spoken and written English.
* Intermediate level of spoken and written Spanish.
* Experience working with children
* Formal ESL or EFL training (not required, but preferred).
* Desire to live and work with the women and children of La Esperanza.
* Able to commit for 6 months (Priority will be given to those who can stay the full year

Minimum Education

Bachelor of Arts

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching

  • English
  • Spanish

Salary/Pay

USD 250 monthly stipend (this is enough to live comfortably in La Esperanza as a monthly food budget costs about USD 60) Free housing in the UPAVIM building, and lunch from the UPAVIM kitchen Monday through Friday. Additionally the intern may use their time with UPAVIM for academic credit, fieldwork and research.

Experience Required

yes

    Experience working with children

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants.

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently

Application Process Involves

  • Essay
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 week