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Make A Difference is a youth volunteer network working with underprivileged children in orphanages and street shelters across 13 cities in India. Its main program is the English program aimed at teaching spoken English to these children to improve their employability. This program has adopted the Cambridge syllabus 'Cambridge English for Schools'.
MAD is looking for competent trainers who can impart Cambridge curriculum and teacher training to our volunteers. The training structure and requirements are as follows:
1 Trainer Orientation - 8 hours
2 Curriculum Training - 16 hours (2 days)
3 Center (orphanage) visits - 4 hours
4 Teacher Training - 16 hours (2 days)
Minimum experience 3years in English teacher training
Knowledge of different ELT methodologies
Teacher trainers/educators with CELTA, TEFL, TESOL, PGCTE and PGDTE certifications
Candidates with the requisite experience and TKT may also be considered
If you are interested in working with Make A Difference as an Teacher Trainer, do get in touch with them and do pass on the message to anyone who might be interested. If you are interested in knowing about the network kindly browse through its website (http://makeadiff.in/).
Contact person at MAD: Nitya. Email:englishproject.bangalore AT makeadiff.in