Bilingual School Education Assistant

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Shoulder to Shoulder

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2014 Bilingual School Graduation
We're waiting for you to come and be part of these childrens' lives.

Job Description: Education Assistant at Shoulder to Shoulder's Bilingual School in Intibuc√°, Honduras

Role description: Assist K-3rd grade teachers in their classrooms to ensure that the students are learning proper English

Job functions:

1. Class Instruction

a. Support local Honduran teachers in class planning and implementation

b. Work with the students to ensure they are learning English and other key subjects

c. Provide guidance to teachers to improve the quality of education of the school

d. Motivate the students to develop a habit of reading and interest in books and learning

2. Additional Academic Support

a. Teach/tutor students in need of additional support

3. Curriculum Development

a. Research curriculum, academic standards for each grade level

b. Present a proposal/ recommendation plan

c. Work with bilingual school staff and director of education to develop a long-term plan and vision for school

4. Community involvement

a. Participate in meetings with parents of students as time allows

b. Participate in meetings with the local support committee when necessary

5. US Donor Relations

a. Communication with donors and Executive Board members as needed to update them on school progress, growth, and concerns

b. Participate in conference calls

c. Facilitate communication between students and donors

d. Document progress through photographs and brief updates for social media and general distribution


1. Fluent English speaker

2. Experience working with children

3. Able to live in rural Honduras with simple living conditions

4. Minimum 6-mo commitment, preferred commitment from January to November of 2016

5. Flexibility, energy, and a desire to teach as well as to learn

Desired Qualifications:

1. Teaching degree and/or experience teaching

2. Basic knowledge of Spanish

3. Experience living abroad


Housing, food and a modest stipend are provided

Opportunity to learn/improve in Spanish

Additional opportunities to work with our girls' empowerment and sexual health program, help with visiting brigades, and tutor scholarship students.

Gain experience working in education and development

Association with a long-term, established NGO serving rural, low-resource communities

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Model Bilingual Lena SchoolCamsca, Intibuca 00000Honduras


  • Tutoring
  • General Education
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)




  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Four months to one year

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