The Education Department
There are over 300 children between the ages of four and eighteen years old currently enrolled in the education programme, which makes it the largest department in SKIP. We aim to maintain an exciting, stimulating and engaging learning environment. Our aim is not to replace the local education system, but rather supplement it. Following a curriculum designed especially for the children at SKIP, we provide classes in subjects such as reading comprehension, Maths, English and Computing.
The Sports Programme
We have recently developed a structured physical education programme to complement our classroom curriculum for the children at SKIP. This provides an opportunity for students to participate regularly and safely in physical activity and to learn important social and interpersonal skills, contributing to psychological well-being, physical capacity, and the ability to cope with stress. Through this program we aim to foster concentration, better classroom behavior and more focused learning.
Under the supervision of the Education Coordinator, the Sports Coach Leader will lead sports classes three afternoons a week for the primary classes (three classes a day) and a Saturday afternoon for the secondary classes.
This position is part-time, so there will be the opportunity to be involved in the other programmes we run.
Interest in sport and physical education
Ability to plan sports lessons for children aged 5-18 years old
Passion for working with children
Confidence to deal with disciplinary issues outside on the sports ground
Minimum 6 month commitment.
Experience working with children.
Ability to commit to 1 year
The benefits of volunteering with us
In return for your invaluable participation in our volunteering programme, SKIP will provide:
Housing for those able to commit to a minimum of 9 months (otherwise we will ask for a contribution to include covering your housing costs)
A thorough induction to the organisation, programmes, department and specific role
Volunteering visa (we can only issue this for volunteers who stay a minimum of 1 year
Structured and relevant training from fully qualified and experienced staff members
Mentoring and support in the form of regular supervision and staff meetings as well as informal sessions
The chance to be a part of a diverse and dedicated team and a welcoming community
Confirmation of volunteer service
If you are ready to take the next step, visit http://www.skipperu.org/volunteer/#ProcessOr feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
- Teaching / Instruction
- Sports Coaching
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Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Mnimum 6 months. Free Housing for 9 months
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