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English Language Co-teacher

Actively Recruiting

Openings

24 currently recruiting

Service Dates

September 18, 2020 - December 3, 2022

Application Window

August 1, 2019 - January 1, 2020

Location

  • North Macedonia

Contact Information

Emily Brandt
(469) 233-6134
eberg@peacecorps.gov

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Description

There is a need for English teachers in primary schools (elementary schools) and in some secondary schools (high schools), especially in rural communities and smaller towns. Your skills as an English Language Co-teacher will help address the demand for English education in North Macedonia. English Language Co-teachers, will co-teach with local English teachers in schools. The project focuses on accomplishing the following three objectives:

1) Improve teaching methodologies

2) Increase student success in English language learning

3) Improve the school community beyond the walls of the classroom



Volunteers in this project participate in a range of activities that include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Co-teaching with North Macedonia teachers in the classroom, assisting the implementation of student-centered teaching methodologies

• Sharing/preparing joint lesson plans with colleagues

• Preparing interactive teaching aids, games, classroom materials

• Developing English language-centered extracurricular activities such as drama clubs, English clubs, and summer camps

• Sharing specific information about American traditions and culture with students and colleagues

• Taking part in school events or events connected with North Macedonia’s traditions

• Assisting teachers in the process of inclusion of children with special needs in the classroom

There is a need for English teachers in primary schools (elementary schools) and in some secondary schools (high schools), especially in rural communities and smaller towns. Your skills as an English Language Co-teacher will help address the demand for English education in North Macedonia. English Language Co-teachers, will co-teach with local English teachers in schools. The project focuses on accomplishing the following three objectives:

1) Improve teaching methodologies

2) Increase student success in English language learning

3) Improve the school community beyond the walls of the classroom



Volunteers in this project participate in a range of activities that include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Co-teaching with North Macedonia teachers in the classroom, assisting the implementation of student-centered teaching methodologies

• Sharing/preparing joint lesson plans with colleagues

• Preparing interactive teaching aids, games, classroom materials

• Developing English language-centered extracurricular activities such as drama clubs, English clubs, and summer camps

• Sharing specific information about American traditions and culture with students and colleagues

• Taking part in school events or events connected with North Macedonia’s traditions

• Assisting teachers in the process of inclusion of children with special needs in the classroom
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Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

www.peacecorps.gov/benefits

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Early Childhood Program, Elementary School, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, Higher Education Institution, High School, Hospital, Local Educational Agency, Local Government Agency, Recreation or Youth Center, Social Enterprise (nonprofit)

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Emily Brandt
(469) 233-6134
eberg@peacecorps.gov

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