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Volunteer Opportunity​
International English Teacher Volunteer

Under the supervision of the Education eXcellence Club Manager, and in close collaboration with the British Council, English teacher volunteers will provide high quality English instruction to classes students in Mali. As native English speakers and experienced teachers, international volunteers will contribute to the teaching team through creative, student-centered instruction and authentic English language interaction. English teacher volunteers will be expected to teach at least 3hours/week, involving listening and speaking lesson planning and prepping for multiple activities. For compassionate educators looking to gain experience in the field of education, volunteering with Edu-X offers a unique opportunity to contribute skills and expertise within a targeted, effective education initiative while developing mutually transformative relationships with international students and fellow teachers.

Position Responsibilities and Duties

  • Volunteer 3-5 hours a week, potentially including Saturdays and Sundays.

  • Develop active, student-centered lessons with limited materials and resources.

  • Modify lesson plans and activities to appropriately meet a variety of levels in each class.

  • Effectively manage classes of 5 to 10 students with limited English comprehension.

  • Collaborate with local teachers to develop additional classroom materials and strategies for meeting students’ needs.

  • Devise and produce new materials, including audio and visual resources, to improve learning outcomes.

Minimum Requirement

  • Have at least a Bachelor’s degree.

  • Experience and passion for working with children, adolescents and youth.

  • Strong organizational skills and written and oral communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, effectively and professionally.

  • Mature judgment, strong sense of integrity, initiative, and self-starter.

  • Flexible, understanding, and adaptable;

  • Must be a native English speaker; additional French skills preferred.

Salary

Qualify teachers will earn a competitive stipend every semester