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TEACHING ASSISTANT FOR ENGLISH CLASSES IN QUITO

Immerse yourself in the teaching arena by being a teacher assistant in a private school in Quito. Work side by side with the teacher and get value experience in the classroom.

The project

Assist teaching English in a school located in the outskirts of Quito, inside a rural parish with a big historic importance.

Help the kids to learn another language with some creative techniques like games and draws, while they also help you to improve your Spanish. 

 

 

 

Dates/Length

Project available year-round. 1 month minimum.

 

 

Costs

2 weeks – $1750
1 month – $2300
2 months – $3400
3 months – $4500
Each extra week  – $275

Location details

Accomodation in Quito is with a local host family and it includes 2 meals per day: breakfast and dinner

 

 

Requirements

Spanish level: Independent user B2. Good health. Must be 18 and over, with valid passport and health insurance

Itinerary Sample

Mondays to Fridays:
– 8:00 to 12:30 assistant English teacher.  Be part of the professor meetings, planning and classes.

Role of the volunteer

Work will begin in the mornings around 8:00am and finish at 1:00pm. Activities may include helping prepare curriculums and assisting in final exam preparation. Students will get the opportunity to teach a regular sized class. TEFL is not required. Education majors required.

Skills required

No special experience is required. However, the number one qualification is the willingness to learn and help, as well as being opened to live in a small community and be part of their daily activities.

What’s Included?

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Accomodation

Available during the length of the project (Either at the project or local homestay families with 2 meals included)

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Transfer from Quito to project

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Cellphone

Local cell phone is included with a refundable deposit of $50

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Aiport pick-up

EcuaExplora staff ready to transport you

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Support 24 hours

On the ground EcuaExplora staff available

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First weekend accomodation

In a hostal in Quito with breakfast

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Orientation

(includes city tour and lunch)

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Weekly activities

in Quito

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Spanish classes

 In Quito, 6 hours per week (2 weeks).

Not Included

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Health insurance (REQUIRED)

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Meals not specified

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Transportation to/from the homestay to the project each day

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Optional extras

Add $60 per week for 6 hours Spanish classes if in Quito.

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