Teach Music to Refugee Children in Auckland
You'll work closely with the children in small groups, as an Assistant Music Teacher, as well as with the school choir to help them as much as possible with their music - this is where you can make a lot of difference. This is a rewarding and satisfying project - and also a lot of fun!
You will work as an assistant teacher to the music teacher. The school has a large number of ethnic children who are classed as the under privileged community in Auckland. There are children from many different communities and countries at the school such as Maori, Somalia, Ethiopia, Tonga and Samoa. These children come from lower economic social backgrounds areas of Auckland and are not as fortunate as other children - this is where your teaching can make a difference.
You will be working as an assistant to the teacher, you'll have the opportunity to work one-to-one and in small groups with the children to assist them with their music and really give them the attention they need.
Class sizes vary between 20 and 30 children in each class and you will be teaching children between the ages of 4 and 12.
As an assistant music teacher at the school you will be involved in teaching a number of different instruments and groups:
- Instrumental group
What you'll gain from doing this project:
- An exciting, never-to-be-forgotten adventure into Latin America.
- You'll learn a lot from experts in your field about how they work in a cultural environment that's different to what you're used to.
- The enormous satisfaction of helping disadvantaged children and knowing that you made a difference to them
- New skills, more confidence, a greater understanding of a different culture, invaluable personal and professional development.
- An entry on your CV or résumé that will put you head and shoulders above most others in the job market
- And best of all ... an unforgettable experience!
Our accommodation is located in the city centre of Auckland. Therefore you are very central, close to the main train station and shopping district. You'll be accommodated in a centrally located lodge that is friendly and relaxing, making it ideal for long-term stays. You may have your own room or you may share a room with other volunteers. There is an excellent kitchen and storage area for cooking meals and plenty of space to relax.
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