Volunteer as an English Teacher in Ecuador With ISCAPI

Dear Aspiring Volunteer English Teachers,

The ISCAPI Language School under the Istituto Calabrese di Politiche Internazionali is inviting you to participate as a Volunteer English teacher in the joint project of the Ministry of Education in Ecuador and the Edificar Foundation to reach our objective of a Bilingual Ecuador in 2020. Below are the detailed requirements, benefits and recruitment process. Please read thoroughly and if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

English Teacher Volunteer EcuadorPAID VOLUNTEER- TEACH, EARN, TRAVEL AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Have the most fulfilling time of your life and be a Volunteer English teacher in the coastal area of Ecuador where you can make a difference in the lives of every underprivileged student. You will also have the chance to improve your Spanish and enjoy the scenic view Ecuador has to offer.

There are two teaching periods:

• Long term position (10 months) – July 2017 through early March 2018
• Short term position (5 months) – July 2017 through late September 2017
• Application Deadline: We receive and interview applicants on a rolling basis

Program Details:

• Teach English in Ecuador to disadvantaged students in public schools and make a difference.
• Each volunteer teacher will work up to 40 labor hours per week.
• Classroom teaching approx. 30 hours (45 minutes per class) and 10 hours pedagogical activities such as lesson planning, trainings, workshops, meeting with teachers or parents and other activities
• Volunteers can teach either morning or afternoon shift.
• Mandatory participation on the trainings, meetings and orientation
• Teach up to 45 students per class (student age varies from 5 – 18 years old).

Requirements:

 • B2 English Certificate ( IELTS,TOEFL, FCE, or equivalent certificates from Ministry’s list)
• Scanned copy of bachelor’s degree or equivalent, or transcripts from a university (for students in their final years of studies), and/or English teaching certificate (CELTA, TEFL,TESOL)
• Preferably with volunteer or teaching experience
• Responsible, flexible, respectful, enthusiastic and patient
• No criminal record
• Medical Certificate
• With valid passport of at least 1 year
• AKP (Aptitude, Knowledge, Psychology) Tests

Please submit your passport, curriculum vitae, motivation letter (500 words), NBI clearance, medical certificate, English certificate of B2 level for non-native speakers and Bachelor’s diploma or transcript for students in their final years in single pdf file to [email protected] with the subject: Application-Volunteer English teacher-Your Name- Country. The Pdf should have this file name: Your Family Name, Given Name and Country. For Example: Atienza,Lea. Ecuador

Benefits – Long time position

• Prepaid round-trip air-ticket to Ecuador (up to 2,000 dollars budget)
• 386 USD monthly stipend (before 8% tax)
• Accommodation with a host family
• 2 meals daily provided by host family (breakfast and dinner)
• Orientation and free trainings
• Prepaid, prepaid medical insurance
• Visa sponsorship
• Certificate of Completion
• Logistics from airport to the assigned coastal area
• Guide about Ecuador, Teaching Strategies, Links, Basic teaching suggestions

Benefits – Short time position

• 386 USD monthly stipend (before 8% tax)
• Accommodation with a host family
• 2 meals daily provided by host family (breakfast and dinner)
• Orientation and free trainings
• Prepaid, private medical insurance
• Visa sponsorship
• Certificate of Completion
• Logistics from airport to the assigned coastal area
• Teaching Strategies, Links, Basic teaching suggestions

*Note that However, only one-way air-ticket will be provided from Ecuador to the corresponding country as stated on the contract. The volunteer will need to shoulder the flight from the country of origin to Ecuador.

Commitment

To ensure the utmost commitment and completion of the agreed upon duration of program the volunteers are required to deposit 500 dollars.The 500-dollar deposit is fully refundable upon completion of contract.
Under any circumstance that the volunteer decided to withdraw, cancel or violates any of the terms and conditions stipulated on his or her contract the 500-dollar deposit is non-refundable and immediate dismissal will be imposed on him or her.

Stages of Application

Stage 1: Screening of Volunteers based on the documents submitted
Stage 2: Interview
Stage 3: 500-dollar deposit

*Note if the volunteer opted not to deposit the 500 dollars they must pay their ticket and will be reimbursed in Ecuador but 500 dollars will be deducted from it.

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