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The Exchange

Maya Universe Academy's mission is to improve access to quality education to rural communities. It’s the only chain of free private schools where parents can pay in time instead of money by volunteering two days per month at the schools. Students follow a unique curriculum based on the national curriculum and supplemented with various activities. It emphasizes the importance of community, allows for creativity, independance, .critical thinking.


What you offer

30 hours of help per week

Teaching Sports: Teach or help guests or local communities practice a new sport.

Teaching Languages: Teach a language to guests or local communities.


What you get

2 days off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Free Parties: Get free entrance for the best parties in town.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Requirements

Intermediate English

Over 18 years old


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

You will be teaching 4 periods of 45 minutes each to students from grade 2 to grade 8 according to your educational backgrounds, knowledge, skills. The school hours are from 10 am to 4 pm. You might be requested to help the hostel kids with their homework during study time 5:30 pm to 7 pm. The permanent teachers will help you to get acquainted to the students and the curriculum. The school follows the national curriculum (in english) and implements it with creative, sportive and artistic workshops. Your ideas are always welcome!


Activities & Shift

We run classes from 10 am to 4 pm from Sunday to Thursday. On Friday, school starts at 10 am and ends at 1 pm. We request every teacher to be available from Sunday to Friday lunch. Friday afternoon and Saturday are free!


Rules

-The amount and kind of work can be discussed and adjusted if necessary.
-The volunteer must have good health, liability-insurance. The volunteer will be liable for illness, an accident, robbery and such unforeseen matters. MUA will not be responsible and have no legal liability for such occurrences.
-You will not use any drugs. You will also be careful drinking alcoholic beverages, especially in public places. Drinking alcohol and smoking is prohibited during school hours and on school premises.