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FUTURE FOR AFRICA

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Voluntary teaching assistant work in Ghana is an ideal way to get involved and help improve the welfare and education of the children. You can contribute toward this important development work during a gap year or career break, or as a worthwhile way to spend a vacation. Energy, passion, and commitment to the work at hand are all that you need.

You will be helping teach children in the local community with a partner school under the supervision of train Ghanaian staff how to read and write, your participation will really benefit the children you work with, while gaining valuable skills yourself. Teaching in community schools with limited resources provides an engaging environment for educating children and teenagers. Your ideas, your energy, and your presence are exciting for students and invigorating for the teachers and parents. The students are full of curiosity about the world around them and they welcome your perspective, you will also serve or be seen as a positive role models to students, You will be place in one of our community schools where you can choose to teach a class on your own or assist a local teacher till you are confident or ready to teach solo. You can choose to teach pre-schools (age 1 to 6-years), primary (age 7 to 11), junior high or senior high school. You may also be involved in creative projects and non-classroom based activities which help create a stimulating learning environment. All our community schools are very understaffed this is a common phenomenon in both rural and urban areas of Ghana, hence the need to recruit and place volunteers in communities where there are simply insufficient teachers to cater for the number of children. You will be effectively placed in rural and urban communities where you will teach solo and assist the few teachers available to teach basic causes like English, Mathematics, Science, French, Spanish, creative art, drama, music, and Computer from per-schools(1-year to 6-year), primary(7-year to 12-years), junior high or senior high schools.

Your responsibilities will include but not limited to the following below;

Prepare lesson notes >> Organize learning materials >> Develop a teaching method >> Teach classes through lecturing, discussions and demonstrations >> Discuss output and methods with fellow teachers and supervisor >> Access the performance of the students through work assignments, etc >> Organize recreational games with students

for more information please visit our site at www.future4afrika.org

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Location:

P.O.BOX 487 BOLGATANGA YIKENE DR JOHNSON, Bolgatanga, UPPER EAST 00233, GH

Mission Statement

We seek to engage and empower children especially, the vulnerable in society and to provide meaningful interventions in areas of education, health, Water and sanitation, and Livelihoods. This will be done through partnership and with volunteers. Future for Africa will endeavor to influence policies and actions at all levels of society towards inspiring hope in the younger generations of society and also to promote intercultural awareness, tolerance among the youth.

Description

Future for Africa offers a blend of programmes and services for children and young people. It aims to enhance the quality of life through a structured intervention and advocacy programme that offers opportunities for children and young people’s development. Work: programs can include life skills and basic education, job training and placement, entrepreneurship, and other youth - friendly services targeting disadvantaged children, young people, including orphans and vulnerable children.

We seek to engage and empower children especially, the vulnerable in society and to provide meaningful interventions in areas of education, health, Water and sanitation, and Livelihoods. Our services include volunteer, intern and travel programs,our programs are year round, and are designed to help both participants and our target group in the delivery of our service.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

P.O.Box 487 bolatanga yikene.Dr Johnson p7bolgatanga, upper east +233Ghana

(10.78754,-0.85798)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Welfare
  • Program Management
  • Office Management
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Administrative Support

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Year Round

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