Schule Uznach (CHE-48)


Type: Education: Primary school - Country: Switzerland

Brief description and main aims

Schule Uznach is the public school of the city of Uznach and fulfills ist duties as an educational centre according to the Swiss law of education. The school teaches children form kindergarden up to teenage years and also takes care of the extracurricular youth work of the city.

Main Activities

  • Kindergarten through high school with around 750 students
  • Around 150 employees (100 of which are teachers)
  • Music school
  • Providing midday meals with caretakers
  • Youth work for the municipality Uznach

Volunteer tasks

  • Accompanying small children on their way to school
  • Assisting individual students complementary to the normal classes (private tutoring)
  • Supporting teachers during classes
  • Accompanying classes for events like school excursions and school camps
  • Potentially support individual teachers and school administration with the development of IT-tools and/or help with IT/computing related projects
  • Help taking care of students at the midday meal the school provides and participating in youth work of the municipality Uznach

Volunteer requirements / Skills

  • Interested in working with children and teenagers (education & caretaking)
  • Open, joyful, patient and happy to help
  • Prior pedagogical education or experience with children or teenagers is helpful, but not required.
  • IT and computing knowledge is helpful
  • At least 27years old 

Location

Uznach is a small town in the northeastern part of Switzerland, very close to the eastern shore of the Lake of Zurich. 

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will live with a host family.

More Information

Number of volunteers in project: 2-3

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