Volunteer English and Spanish teachers for Peace Boat’s August 2021 Global Voyage!

Published: 8 Apr, 2021

GET Universal

Visit website   getprogramme@gmail.com
Japan, Tokyo
Full time

Job title

Volunteer English & Spanish Teachers

Job description

Would you like to use your language teaching skills to help build a global culture of peace-while seeing the world at the same time?

Application period for 108th Global Voyage is open!

The Global English/Español Training Programme is Peace Boat's English and Spanish school. On our voyages, this programme is run by international teams of passionate volunteer teachers who inspire our students to use language to make connections with people from all over the world.

Peace Boat's language training programme, GET, is now accepting applications for English and Spanish language teachers for the 108th Global voyage. The application deadline for volunteer teachers is April 12, 2021. All interviews will be conducted online and will take place between May 10-14, 2021.

For more information, please download the application pack available on our website: http://peaceboat.org/english/volunteer/GET-volunteer

or send us an email at getprogramme@peaceboat.gr.jp.

Peace Boat and GET are keeping up-to-date with global COVID-19 developments. The safety of our volunteers, staff, crew and passengers is our greatest concern. For more information on how Peace Boat is addressing COVID-19, please see our voyage and office policies.

Conditions of employment:

This position is for enthusiastic, highly motivated, dynamic individuals with a minimum of 18 months of full-time teaching experience. Applicants should be highly advanced speakers of English or Spanish, although it is not necessary to be a 'native' or 'first language' speaker. Certification, graduate degrees and/or multi-language abilities are highly regarded, though not required. Please note: this is a volunteer position, but voyage expenses are covered (valued at approximately 1.7 million JPY or 15,300 USD).

Learn about why you should apply for the GET Programme directly from past teachers: https://vimeo.com/320435083

*For Spanish teachers: Please note that all teacher-related GET Programme administrative activities and correspondence are conducted in English. All application material, with the exception of actual Spanish-language lesson content, should be presented in English.

**All successful applicants must be able to attend the pre-voyage orientation to be held in Tokyo roughly one week before the official departure date.

***Please find recent updates to the Teaching Demo portion of the Application pack due to COVID 19.

Salary and benefits

Please note that this is an unpaid volunteer position. Peace Boat covers the cost of room and board on the ship, port fees and visas.

Requirements

Basic requirements:

-Have 18 months of relevant full-time experience teaching English and/or Spanish as a second language.

- Be highly advanced speakers of English (for those applying to teach English) or both English and Spanish (for those applying to teach Spanish). Note: it is not necessary to be a 'native' or 'first-language' speaker.

- Be available for the duration of the voyage for which they are applying (including online training and pre-voyage orientation periods).

- Be able to obtain all relevant visas required to participate in the voyage for which they are applying.

How to apply

To apply:
Please download the application pack available on our website: http://peaceboat.org/english/volunteer/GET-volunteer

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