Times of day
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
Short-Term (few weeks/months)
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
- Housing Available
- Language/Cultural Support Available
- International Volunteers