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Volunteer Kindergarten Phonics Teacher

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Cambodian Children's Fund | Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Cambodian Children's Fund


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Published 2 months ago

Recurring
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
Short-Term (few weeks/months)

OUR ORGANISATION


Founded in 2004, Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) provides life-changing education, nourishment and healing to vulnerable children from some of Cambodia’s most destitute communities. This well respected NGO cares for more than 2,300 students and 16,000 people annually, providing to entire families and communities in crisis. For the children of the Steung Meanchey area, education is their lifeline out of poverty and CCF offers a solid education aimed at providing hope, opportunity and security.


In 2012, CCF was recognized as having “one of the world’s best initiatives in innovative

education”, becoming the first organization in South-East Asia to win a WISE Award.

The Cambodian Children's Fund is known for delivering a world class, model of education that provides transformational opportunities for impoverished young people in a learning community

committed to quality and excellence. In order to meet its core mission, CCF has evolved and developed in a unique way that distinguishes it from other NGOs which focus on single or limited program delivery. CCFs programs have expanded to ensure that the families of the children who attend CCF are also supported, with more than 64 programs - everything from health care to debt alleviation programs - all of which exist to support the main goal of providing a consistent, high quality education to the children of Steung Meanchey.


The work of CCF in Cambodia is supported by relationship development and fundraising businesses in USA, Australia, UK and HK, all of which are managed by Boards. 2013 has been a year of transition for CCF. It has grown rapidly since its inception and the organization is repositioning for its next stage of growth.


BEING A VOLUNTEER AT CCF


Volunteers at CCF not only participate within our organization as highly valued and respected members of our team, but also as a huge part of our development and growth framework. Working to build capacity, Volunteer placements focus on sharing valuable knowledge and skills with CCF staff and students- either within a set position, project or via on-the-job training or workshops. Placements are extremely rewarding and allow volunteers a hands-on opportunity to help grow and develop the very core of our organization. By working with CCF, volunteers assist in empowering our local staff and students to truly become, not only educated and accomplished professionals, but the future leaders of this country.


THE ROLE

The Kindergarten is looking for support in developing knowledge and resources for teaching phonics, and would like a volunteer who can help their teachers in the classroom. They will be responsible for training our teachers how to teach phonics to students, co-teaching, preparing training modules, and making teaching materials, so that the classrooms are well resourced and teachers are well knowledged.



Activities can include:

·        Observing classes

·        Co-teaching and demo teaching with Kindergarten teachers

·        Planning and running training sessions with Kindergarten teachers

·        Prepare teaching modules (Phonic)

·        Make teaching materials to support phonics

·        One on one support with students as needed



WHO YOU’LL WORK WITH         


List the positions of the staff the volunteer will work with. You can also include any others they might work with eg. CCF supporters, children or grannies.

·        Kindergarten teachers

·        Early Years Education Manager

·        School Manager

·        CCF Kindergarten students

·        Wider CCF Education team

OUTCOMES

·        Students will have improved abilities

·        Classrooms will have new resources

·        Teachers will have new understandings of how to use resources

·        Teachers will be able to teach phonics in a number of different and new ways, resulting in:

●      Getting students to identify letters and the sounds they make when reading a book

●      Getting students to match pictures to words (“There is a cat, there is a dog…”)

●      Getting students to identify rhyming words (CAT, SAT, MAT, BAT, FAT, FLAT etc.)


REQUIREMENTS

·        Be knowledgeable and experienced in teaching phonics

·        Be open minded and flexible

·        Be able to volunteer at least 3 months


The recruiting panel will need to feel confident that the successful candidate understands the CCF values and demonstrates associated behaviors.


o   Able to demonstrate CCF values in day-to-day work

o   Work well in a team, particularly within different cultures

o   Motivated self-starter 

o   Responsible and accountable

o   Report on expected outcomes of placement activities and share any produced materials with CCF


OTHER BITS & PIECES


At CCF we care for a lot of children and their families- but we also care about you. To ensure that everyone is safe we require all volunteers it provide:

o  A federal level police screening from your country of residence to ensure you are safe to work with children

o  Two references we can contact for additional background checks

o  Copy of your valid passport

o  A passport photo

o  Proof of your relevant qualifications

o  Travel Insurance for the duration of your placement at CCF (medical evacuation coverage at a minimum)


TO APPLY


Apply by filling out the Volunteer Application form on the CCF website (www.cambodianchildrensfund.org/volunteer). Please also send your CV and qualifications if relevant.



OUR ORGANISATION


Founded in 2004, Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) provides life-changing education, nourishment and healing to vulnerable children from some of Cambodia’s most destitute communities. This well respected NGO cares for more…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Language / Cultural Support Available
  • International Volunteers Welcome

How to Apply

Apply by filling out the Volunteer Application form on the CCF website (www.cambodianchildrensfund.org/volunteer). Please also send your CV and qualifications if relevant.

Apply by filling out the Volunteer Application form on the CCF website (www.cambodianchildrensfund.org/volunteer). Please also send your CV and qualifications if relevant.

Location

Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, KH

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