CAIS (Centre for Support and Social Integration Brazil-Canada)
Position: Brazilian Portuguese Teacher (classes for children)
CAIS is a nonprofit organization which facilitates the social integration process of Brazilians living in Canada, emphasizing the preservation of heritage and cultural identity, by creating, implementing and promoting educational, cultural and social programs and activities.
One of its important programs is the Brazilian language and culture program for children between 03 and 10 years old. In this program kids are encourage to learn and explore Brazilian culture and language, in a dynamic and creative environment. Cultural, artistic and social Brazilians aspects are used as a context for teaching formal aspects of language.
Currently, we are looking for volunteer Brazilian Portuguese teacher to make part of our team of educators.
Prepare weekly tutoring lessons for the kids based on what has been agreed by all teachers and the pedagogical coordinator;
Facilitates cultural activities, snacks e general extra events included on the program;
Be present and punctual for the lessons;
Attend eventual meetings to develop and organize the classes in collaboration with the team;
Organize and take care of the material that is used by teachers in class, as well as, maintain the space clean and organized.
Must be fluent in Brazilian Portuguese, as well as, has excellent writing skills;
Good knowledge of Brazilian culture and customs;
Some experience working with children as educator, preferably in constructivist educational philosophy;
Ability to work independently with minimum of supervision;
Team work oriented, organized and reliable.
Volunteer commitment: Two hours on Saturdays during the period in which the program is offered, six months commitment.
Benefits: We offer help with costs and good letters of reference.
Program time: Saturdays, from 10am to 12pm.
Location:1357 B Dundas Street West – Toronto – ON – M6J 1Y3 (close to bus, street cars and subway)
Contact information: If interested, please email your resume to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out our website: http://www.caisbrasil.org or call us for more information at 647 680-0386 (Cristina)