Come join our school community and help teaching kids English language in Gachancipá, near to Bogotá D.C., Colombia.



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    Apply for a vacancy right now!

    We are a private school located in Gachancipá, 45 minutes from Bogotá D.C., Colombia. Our students attend grades 1 through 5 in ages 6 to 10 years old, with calendar school from february to June and from July to December. You can apply for 1, 2 months or less teaching english to our kids. Our goal is the students improve their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

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    Types of help and learning opportunities


  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are a quiet and safe town. Those who apply have the opportunity to know and integrate into our culture. We are near to Bogotá D.C. the capital city but we are a rural town . You can improve your level of Spanish, participate knowing our traditions and the most important you can have the satisfaction of help in the formation our kids

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    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Volunteers who want to teach English to young people (co teaching). ages 6 to 10 years old.
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ 5 hours a day in the morning from Monday to Thrusday

    We have our main teachers and your help is supporting them as assistants in activities such as: dictate classes following the recommendations of the main teacher, participate in the games, do exams, participate in the conversation club and other educational activities

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ 20 to 30 years old
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Citizens of the USA, Canada, United Kingdom with native English, also people from another contries with not native English(C2 level of English minimum)
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ University degree (Optional)
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Excellent spoken / written English
    *️️️ Clean person and do not smoke

    There is no cost to apply for the project.

    Required skills: responsibility, patience, enthusiasm, ability to communicate with children and young people

    Three ways to apply ;
    a. You can apply for 2 weeks
    b. You can apply for 1 month (4 weeks)
    c. You can apply for two months (8 weeks), five week is time off

    We are a private school so the students pay for their classes and your help is as assistant of our teacher.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Shared accomodation with other volunteer from Monday to Sunday during your participation in the project with host family near to school. It is possible you have your own room it depends availability.

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner from Monday to Sunday
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Internet included

    We guarantee for whole time of your stay a pleasant, safe and clean stay

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Project will be a small town called Gachancipá, 45 minutos from Bogotá DC.

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Population: 15.000 people. 18° Celsius.

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Town is near to mountains and a great natural landscape. ecological routes, old churches, handicrafts.

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Small villages very close such as : Suesca, Nemocón, Tocancipá, Sesquilé and Guatavita.

    Suesca is famous for rocks and people can climb, Nemocón for salt mines, Tocancipá has ecological parks, paragliding,recreational parks, salt cathedral. and many interesting places very near to Gachancipá.

    Finally, you can go to Bogotá D.C. 45 min far and visit many interesting places.

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 4 days a week

Host ref number: 473567474721