Summer Volunteer Teaching Opportunity in Palestine!


Published:

12/20/2017

Start Date

07/01/2018

End Date

08/04/2018

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Ramallah
West Bank
Palestine

Description

Dates: July 1 - August 6 

Application Deadline: February 15, 2016 

Learn More: visit www.iknowican.net/teaching-assistants 


For the past seven years, American educators have been partnering with the Ramallah Friends School in the West Bank of Palestine to lead the “I Know I Can” Summer Academies – English and College Prep camps for Palestinian students grades K-11.  


We are looking for undergraduate students to be volunteer teaching assistants (TAs) for our "I Know I Can" Academies at the Ramallah Friends School in Palestine for July 1 - August 4, 2018.


TAs are matched with one of our teachers to support the classroom instruction and extracurricular activities. We will have openings for TAs within all of our programs: K-5, 6-9 and 10-11. See "Students" section of website for more info about the programs.


Requirements

*undergraduate or recent college graduate

*passion for teaching, tutoring, and working with youth

*openness to feedback and direction

* social justice mindset and comfort discussing issues of identity, equity, and power

* maturity, responsibility, and strong relationship-building and communication skills

See "Goals and Criteria" page in Staff section for more details about selection criteria.


Compensation

* $500 stipend to support living expenses

* housing provided

Note: TAs are responsible for securing funding for their flight and all other costs


Application Timeline

Jan 1 – March 1: Accepting Applications

March 1-15: Reviewing Applications

March 15 – April 15: Conducting Phone Interviews

April 15– May 1: Extending Offers to applicants

July 1–6: Staff Orientation in Ramallah, Palestine

July 7 - August 4: Teaching in Ramallah, Palestine


Questions?

You can reach out to ikic.rfs@gmail.com.

Benefits

Stipend Provided

Housing Available

Language/Cultural Support Available

We welcome

International Volunteers

How To Apply

ikic.rfs@gmail.com

http://www.iknowican.net/teaching-assistants/

1. Review the website www.iknowican.net for details about the programs.

2. Submit the online application form

3. Email your Resume to ikic.rfs@gmail.com.


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