Teach English Abroad Uganda at Ssamba Foundation schools in Mukono district of Uganda. Teaching English abroad in Uganda is an enriching and satisfying experience where the volunteer get the opportunity to teach children who are eager to improve their conversational English skills and other subjects.
The volunteers serving with the Uganda English teaching program will work primarily as instructors of English in our local schools in Kyampisi Subcounty, Mukono district. The volunteer teachers may also be asked to assist in other school activities such as sports and other extra-curricular projects or working at a local community center teaching English to adults.
Education is the key to a child’s success. Ssamba Foundation Education Program focuses on language classes, international cultural exchanges and educational murals. These initiatives are aimed at a wide range of audiences, from school children to local villagers. This is the most flexible and active program of Ssamba Foundation operations, as volunteers may choose to work with primary, high school or community training centre.
Ssamba Foundation works with several private schools that educate, house and feed needy children and orphans. Teaching needy and orphaned kids has serious challenges and needs volunteers who are open to local teaching methods but still able to bring creativity and fun into the classroom. You are the outside world to these kids.
Teach English abroad Uganda program offers participants an opportunity to teach pre-primary, primary and or high school classes. As a volunteer you can combine English classes with life skills and art activities for the children. School terms vary annually but are likely to be: Feb 1 to April 15, May 20 to August 20, Sept 20 to November 30. There is an opportunity to teach English at a local community language centre throughout the year.
Teaching needy and orphaned kids has serious challenges and needs volunteers who are open to local teaching methods but still able to bring creativity and fun into the classroom. You are the outside world to these kids. Schools have a basic curriculum, but you’ll be planning your own lessons daily. You will be working from Monday to Friday in a busy school or community centre.
The main focus is providing education to hundreds of children in poor communities in Uganda. Village schools provide English, Math, health lessons to children aged 3yrs-17yrs. The schools provide not only education but also opportunities for sports and play, health talks, a nutrition center and a meeting place for the community.
VOLUNTEER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Community English Classes
The community has shown great interest in learning English from our international volunteers, most of whom speak English as a first or second language. We teach English to a wide variety of ages, ability levels, and professional orientations. Yet one of the most unique aspects of our weekly evening classes is the incorporation of a cultural exchange element, which allows locals to learn about the diverse cultural backgrounds and customs of our volunteers while enriching volunteers’ own understanding of the local culture.
Schools English Classes
Teaching experience is not required. You can begin as a teaching assistant and then work in small groups with children in need of extra attention. The objective of this program is to contribute to the academic development of the school and the children in order to provide the best opportunity for children to receive quality education. Volunteers support the local teachers; encourage students to learn and play and instill pride in their schooling.
- Teach English (independently or as an assistant) to children (aged 6-17).
- Teach English to adults (aged 18-40) at social community centre
- Plan or co-plan curriculum for English classes.
- Participate in English Conversation Clubs
Improved knowledge of English provides locals with a crucial skill in seeking further education and can unlock new job opportunities.
- You must be 18 yrs and above
- You must speak some English
- We recommend travel/life personal insurance
- You must commit at least 2 weeks’ minimum
- You must be Sociable, Energetic, Positive & Fun!
ARRIVAL & START DATES
|Month 2023||Arrival Dates & Day||Start Dates & Day|
|January:||8th & 15th / Sunday||9th & 16th /Monday|
|February:||12th /Sunday||16th /Monday|
|March:||5th /Sunday||6th /Monday|
|April:||2nd & 16th /Sunday||3rd & 17th /Monday|
|May:||7th & 14th /Sunday||8th & 15th /Monday|
|June:||4th & 11th /Sunday||5th & 12th / Monday|
|July:||2nd , 9th & 16th /Sunday||3rd, 10th & 17th /Monday|
|August:||6th & 13th /Sunday||7th & 14th /Monday|
|September:||3rd & 10th /Sunday||4th & 11th /Monday|
|October:||1st & 15th /Sunday||2nd & 16th /Monday|
|November:||5th, 12th & 19th /Sunday||6th, 13th & 20th / Monday|
|December:||3rd / Sunday||4th / Monday|
Your arrival into Uganda will be on a Sunday. Your orientation for your volunteer program in Uganda will begin on Monday. You will spend the day learning about life in Uganda and preparing for your upcoming volunteer program.