Klaten, Central Java
All Year: Yes
Host ID: 47737
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Last Updated: November 15, 2019
Hello good people, I'm Ovick (29), an enthusiastic and openminded person. I run an English school and a community who works on educational project. I live in Klaten, Central Java, 20 minutes away from the Yogyakarta International airport. I'm fond of listening to music, gardening and collecting notes from other country. I also like playing guitar, but can not play it. ha ha....
We are a group of youth who likes to learn about new culture and see the world from different side. We also like to share about our culture in Java, meeting new people and forming some great friendships. We teach, encourage, motivate and transform young kids and youth mentality to have a great thought to change the world better. We do social works, we provide education for underprivileged children, we educate people how to keep the environtment, we encourage literacy for children, and also we encourage tourism in our city. We earn money and share it to other people through those projects. So it's not only about teaching English.
Our goal is to provide equitable good education for all, open the horizon of the global world, and inspire others to do good things. With our motto "Never Stop Learning and Teaching".
Primary Duties You need to be able to speak English. (Do not have to be an English native speaker)
Secondary duties be able to encourage students to learn a thing, motivate them in any ways. And giving new ideas to developt the community.
What you will do:
Assist the teacher in the class (you also have a chance to handle your own class)
Meet students and have a conversation with them (giving them a chance to practice their English)
Have fun with students and staffs in any activities.
Seeing the real Javanese life
See how local makes tofu, tempe,and local noodle
See how local makes batik and lurik (You can also take a batik class)
See how local makes some arts like carving and painting,
Visiting temples, natural spring lakes, etc.
See and learn how to play gamelan ( a traditional Javanese instrument )
What we expect:
Teaching kids as well as adult (a teacher will guide you in the class)
Do much more than standing at the front of a classroom talking.
Fluent English conversation ability
Minimum Stay: 2 weeks
Professional conduct, Sociable, friendly, and cheerful :-)
Important : We do a lot of charity project, we're supporting a school of blind students, orphanages, houses of reading, and a free school in Sumba where the people uneducated and the area is undeveloped.
We are looking for open minded people who can be a part of our family.
We want to work with people who are spontaneous, fun, friendly, and responsible.
What we do here is different! We are not the typical another language school. The way to teach is fun and not only in-class training but also out-door class. We work hard, play hard, have fun and make many friends along the way.
If you believe that you can learn something from the experience we offer and you feel our members can learn from your life's adventures, come be part of our family and enjoy the best experience in Indonesia!