Escuela Urbana Mixta “Dr. Modesto Rodas Alvarado” is a governmental/public school for approximately 400 children and youth, aged 6-13, of the rural community of Taulabé, which offers primary education prior to the commencement of high school. The school’s main objectives are to provide high-quality education and help the development of the community Taulabé.
The school teaches all the subjects of the primary education curricula for grades 1-6, it promotes the importance of education for development, and works to maintain good facilities in order to have a healthy environment for its students, offering different sports and music formation opportunities.
The volunteer is a teacher assistant, helping organise the different classrooms. The volunteer can:
organise and offer English or music lessons, scheduling them together with the teachers
organise after-school activities, teaching different workshops or courses on a particular subject, such as sports
help out in the general maintenance of the school’s premises
Volunteer requirements / Skills
The volunteer should:
be at leats 18 years old
be friendly, open-minded, creative, very patient, and be willing and interested to work with children and youth
A basic knowledge of Spanish, and a basic knowledge of English is an asset.
No particular studies is required, but pedagogic knowledge is appreciated.