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Volunteer English Language Coach

DAR (Darlington Assistance for Refugees)


Posted over 30 days ago...

Do you have excellent English communication and teaching skills? Would you like to use them to support Refugees and Asylum Seekers by teaching ESOL? Could you offer 1-2 hours a week/attend 1-2 evening meetings per year?


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Darlington, DL3 8PS

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

We provide classroom teaching and individual tutoring in English to both adults and children, to supplement English classes provided by Darlington College.

What are we looking for?

You will need:

At least 3 years' practical experience of teaching or training  An appreciation of phonics teaching methods Good written and spoken English Supportive and friendly style Patience To be approachable and sensitive to the feelings of others Cultural sensitivity

You don't need to have a teaching qualification, you may have training experience or simply be a highly effective communicator who can explain things clearly and help others understand.

What difference will you make?

People who arrive in Darlington seeking sanctuary come from all walks of life and from as many as 20 different countries.  The single biggest barrier to them settling here is their ability to communicate, so English lessons are the key to enabling them to integrate and lead a safe and fulfilling life here


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