Be part of the of our Kindergarten and give new opportunities for these kids, Cusco, Peru

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Peru

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  • Description

    Description

    We are the first kindergarten in English that seeks to train bilingual children from families who do not speak English, in order to give them better opportunities for their future lives.

    In 2012, Peru came last among the 65 countries that took part in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), which tested the educational skills of 15-year-olds worldwide. In 2015, another assessment was run and this time Peru performed slightly better: it came out 63rd out of 69 nations. But it remains a serious problem for Peruvian students, as only the students of the Dominican Republic performed worse in Latin America.

    These results are not only a consequence of secondary education, but it also began when they were children when they received early education and this did not help to give them the tools to consolidate their self-esteem and to improve their academic performance.
    At Multilingual school, we want to contribute to improving the standards and gives them the best tool any children can have for their future which is a foreign language, specifically English, Why is that? English will not only improve the lives of children providing life opportunities for them but it will raise their self-esteem and parental pride so this will encourage them to improve their life also. and this will be a chain that on the society will be growing and expanding.
    So we don't want to stay just in the city, we have already arranged summer lessons for kids in one Andean community in order to take these benefits to kids that have never had this kind of opportunity before.
    Our unique method for teaching English for pre-readers children makes a revolutionary form to transmit knowledge for these ages (under 7 years old)
    so you are welcome to be part of this ambitious project working with the best and more beautiful ages of kids, playing with them due to our method is playful and interactive. so do not hesitate and join us in this exciting project.

    You can support us in the daily routines; help the teachers in classes, with activities and projects.
    We need somebody to work with us at least for 2 MONTHS, to understand well the work and catch the routine. We offer you a place to stay and two meals per working day.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We can show our volunteers all the Peruvian traditions such as Peruvian cuisine methods, art, history, and culture on a daily basis I´m a tour guide with more than 18 years of experience on the trips in all Peru, so I will personally look after your free time in order you take advantage of it.
    We will advise properly to all our volunteers how to move around in Cusco, what is the fair price to pay for things.

  • Help

    Help

    We need to create an English environment in order to encourage our students to use the language there are learning, and on the way to we will help our local teachers to practice English too.
    We have guides and methods for every day so you will know what exactly your duties and responsibilities will be, these go around: Sing songs you have learnt before, playing and supervising the games, helping kids with their meals, preparing materials and worksheets for the lessons, teaching English with our method, and others we find on the way.
    This position will be only from Monday to Friday or just on weekends, giving you time to explore the city and have enough time to go to Machupicchu for example

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English and Spanish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We offer a bedroom to be shared with one more volunteer,
    Share bathroom with hot water,
    Laundry Machine and soap-free
    Hight speed internet at home and in the kindergarten
    Lunch at the Kindergarten
    breakfast and free hot beverages throughout your stay, such as coca leaf infusion and teas and full use of our kitchen, You will live in a family environment

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Cusco is the best location to meet this ancient culture, from here you can visit Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, The Amazon, have activities such a mountain bike, river rafting, canopying, horseback riding; take Yoga lesson, Peruvian cooking classes, Spanish lessons etc.
    and with our suggests you will get on the best deal ever.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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