Volunteer Teaching in Kenya
Description: Volunteer in Kenya Teaching English, Mathematics, Science and other subjects at our primary schools in urban and rural areas of Kenya. No teaching certificate is required, but native English speakers are preferred.

Your voluntary contribution to teach English as a second language in Kenya or to teach other subjects, will be highly appreciated and fulfilling to yourself. We work with a number of schools where teaching volunteers will be placed..

Those volunteering for international teaching in Kenya are expected to have at least graduated from high school or be enrolled in a college. On completion of a mandatory overseas teaching orientation, the overseas volunteer teachers will be expected to work for between 4 to 5 hours a day.

The number of local teachers per school is normally small. In some schools the student to teacher ratios are so high, but sometimes in Kenya, thats the only chance the students have to learn and make something out of their lives.

The students range in age from 4 to 14 from pre-kindergarten to class 8. For the younger children, you can help them with conversational English, basic math, arts & crafts, board games, playground games, sports like soccer and running, music, and any other talents you wish to share. For the older students, you can teach more formal subjects like English, science, math, and history. The school schedule is Monday-Friday from 8am to 4pm with a two-hour sports period from 3-5pm where the students do things like cross-country running, soccer, and basketball.

All classes are taught in English in Kenya.

Qualification: Native English speakers are preferred.

No teaching is done during April, August or December due to school holidays in these months.

Program Cost:

  • 2 Weeks : USD 850
  • Extra Week: USD 200

Included in Program Fee
• All Food
• All Accommodations
• Airport Pickup/Dropoff
• Transfer to Project Location
• Orientation
•Sim Card for your Cell Phone
• 24/7country coordination
• First Night Hotel accommodation on Bed and Breakfast

Not Included in Program Fee
• Airfare
• Visa Fee
• Vaccinations
• Internet
• Phone Calls

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