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Outreach360

Lead Teacher

Our Virtual Impact Program connects volunteers from across the globe with students throughout Latin America, who attend our after-school Virtual English Academy free of charge.

Applications are now open for our volunteer Lead Teacher position to serve young students enrolled in our Virtual English Academy during the fall 2021 semester. Gain online international leadership and English as a Foreign Language experience while making a lifetime impact on young students throughout Latin America. You’ll connect 5 days a week for a weekly total of 15 virtual service hours and use your background as a professional educator to provide our students with English instruction and inspire them to create opportunities for their futures. Join us as we bridge cultures digitally and inspire and empower each other to reach our full potential. All it takes is a computer, an internet connection, and a passion for service. To learn more and apply, visit: https://www.outreach360.org/lead-teacher

There is an option to serve an additional 5 hours each week leading English enrichment activities that provide our students with further practice, or leading Spanish enrichment activities that expand our students' horizons, develop their critical thinking skills, and teach them about the world.

Knowledge of Spanish is notrequired for this virtual volunteer position, but at least some Spanish is preferred since most of our students are young beginners. However, if you would like to serve an additional 5 hours each week leading Spanish enrichment activities, native or advanced Spanish skills (speaking, reading, and writing) are required.

While teaching experience is required for this position, experience teaching English as a Foreign Language or English Language Learners is not required. Your first 2 weeks of the semester will consist of training in these areas, and you will be encouraged to continue independent professional development throughout the course of the semester.

Responsibilities

As a Lead Teacher, You Will:

  • Teach English as a Foreign Language over Zoom to young students throughout Latin America
  • Support and mentor English Teachers ages 18 and up who may teach alongside you and may not have any previous experience
  • Creatively plan for your classes using the designated digital curriculum resources as well as outside materials
  • Create homework assignments, or edit existing homework assignments, via the Canvas Learning Management System
  • Grade homework and record attendance via the Canvas Learning Management System
  • Join the Outreach360 fundraising team
  • Share about Outeach360 with people in your life in order to help recruit future volunteers

If You Opt for the Additional 5 Hours a Week, You Will:

  • Lead pre-planned English or Spanish enrichment activities
  • Support volunteers 13 and up who will lead activities alongside you, or in a breakout room, and may not have any previous experience
Dates + Times
Fall 2021 Session
  • September 7th - December 17th (15 weeks)
  • 5 days a week, Monday-Friday
  • First 2 weeks will consist of mandatory training
  • Approximately 8 total hours in Zoom each week (5 days a week)
    • Monday
      • 3:00 PM to 5:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time
    • Tuesday-Friday
      • 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time
  • Approximately 7 hours administrative work each week
If You Opt for the Additional 5 Hours a Week:
  • Your time in Zoom will end at 6:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time each day rather than 5:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time
To learn more and apply, visit: https://www.outreach360.org/lead-teacher

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About Outreach360

Location:

7954 West Fetlock Trail, (602) 375-2900, Peoria, AZ 85383, US

Mission Statement

To inspire and empower people to reach their full potential and give back by expanding educational, leadership, and service opportunities.

Description

Serve Virtually ~ Impact Globally

Here's How We Do It: A 360° Approach!

Our Virtual Impact Program connects volunteers from across the globe with students throughout Latin America, who attend our after-school Virtual English Academy free of charge. Together, volunteers and students bridge cultures digitally and inspire and empower each other to reach their potential.

Volunteers: Outreach360 is a grassroots volunteer organization. Volunteers are at the heart of our organization, which is why we strive to make it easy to get involved and start making a difference immediately! Serve Outreach360 Virtual English Academy students from across Latin America! As a virtual volunteer, you'll be supported 100% of the way. We'll provide you with orientation and training, curriculum and materials, and guidance to maximize your impact. We have opportunities for teenagers, young adults, and professionals to volunteer in different roles in our Virtual English Academy.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • English

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 days a week (15 hours a week) → for 15 weeks
  • 3 or more years experience as a teacher/educator for any age level, or comparable experience leading/directing youth programs; native or near-native English speaker; proficient in the use of Zoom; access to a computer or laptop; strong internet

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