Volunteer ESL Teacher

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  • Location:
    North Sumatra, Indonesia
  • Salary:
    Not specified
  • Job Type:
  • Accommodation:
  • Contract Length:
    8 Week(s)
  • TEFL hours required:
    20+ hours
  • Start Date:
  • Degree Required:
  • School Type:
    Language School
  • Experience Required:
    Some experience working with children would be beneficial but not essential
  • Number of Vacancies:
  • Reference:
  • Age Group:
    • Early Years
    • Young Learners
    • Teenagers
    • Adult Learners
  • Application Deadline:
    December 31, 2023

Job Details

Become an ESL teacher in North Sumatra! This organisation are a grassroots Conservation & Education charity dedicated to facilitating environmental conservation and sustainable Human Development in Rural North Sumatra, Indonesia. Their English as a Second Language Programme is one of four programmes they run in the Bohorok district. When you join their Education team as a volunteer on their ESL programme, you will teach English in ten different communities to both children and adults. As this is a true cultural exchange, they also get you involved in teaching their Indonesian staff at the trust, who offer free Bahasa Indonesian lessons to their international volunteers in return! They welcome newly qualified ESL teachers, experienced ESL teachers and even those who have never taught before but are keen to learn and have plenty of enthusiasm!  As part of your volunteer journey, they give you all of the training you need to deliver their curriculum confidently in a way which will engage and inspire their learners. This includes lesson planning sessions and teacher training workshops with their Programme Coordinators and Managers.

Additional Benefits

  • A unique, exciting 8 week Volunteer Journey in rural North Sumatra on the edge of the Gunung Leuser National Park
  • Accommodation at the Trust hub
  • Meals cooked by their hub chef
  • Transport to and from Medan airport and the Trust.
  • Free Jungle FIIT exercise classes twice weekly at the Trust hub.
  • Their staff will provide all of the training you need to teach our programs, and support you throughout your volunteering journey.
  • A jungle trekking and camping experience with experienced local guides
  • Orientation challenges
  • A packed adventure weekend away for their Phase Review team building weekend midway through your placement.
  • A workshop with a local business- e.g basket weaving, carving, fabric printing, soap making, cookery
  • Indonesian language lessons by their Indonesian Programme Coordinators


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