Israel Teaching Fellows aims to close the achievement gap in Israel’s education system by placing English-speaking college graduates as English teacher’s aides in schools throughout Israel. The program begins with a month of training including Hebrew ulpan and pedagogical training. Following training, participants will live in small groups throughout Israel and will be placed in schools as English teacher’s aides.
Participants will teach for 20 hours per week in their school and will also choose or design a secondary volunteering project in the community in which they live. Successful applicants must have a college degree, have experience in formal or informal education, have previously demonstrated the ability to excel in a cross-cultural environment and a be willing to be immerse themselves in Israeli culture.
Oranim's flagship volunteer program was first established in the city of Ramla-Lod five years ago. A mixed population town with Arab and Jewish Israelis living in co-existence, Ramla is your number one destination to make a deep impact and change the world through education. Once the capital city of Israel, Ramla is considered the hub of Israel, conveniently located between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
Known to be Israels fifth largest city conveniently located on the Mediterranean coast, Ashdod has a population of over 200,000 people. Many of these people are immigrants from countries such as Morocco, Egypt, Romania, Georgia, Former Soviet Union, Ethiopia, France and Argentina. Over 90% of Ashdod's population is Jewish. Participants will live a 5 minute walk to the beach as well as enjoy the close proximity to Tel Aviv!
Israel Teaching Fellows is highly subsidized by Masa Israel Journey and the Israeli Ministry of Education, reducing the program fee to $1000, which includes your round-trip flight, health insurance, and a monthly stipend.
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