Education Assistant

Education volunteers team-teach or directly teach various different subjects at both primary and secondary schools.

Job summary:

Education volunteers team-teach or directly teach various different subjects at both primary and secondary schools. Volunteers work with teachers to improve participatory teaching methodologies, classroom management, parental involvement, and gender equality among others in the classroom. They also create after-school programs, clubs, and camps for boys and girls to promote HIV/AIDS prevention and life skills. They are expected to provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth.


Activities are likely to include some or all of the following:

-      -       Teach one or more of the following: English language, social studies, mathematics, science, art, health, physical education, and music.
-        Share resources and develop teaching materials with teachers through co-teaching and co-planning
-        Assist in developing and implementing plans for the curriculum program assigned
-        Prepare lessons that reflect accommodation for individual student differences.
-        Assist in planning for and use appropriate instructional/learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment.
-        Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
-        Evaluate students’ academic and social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports.
-        Identify student needs and cooperate with staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
-        Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned, e.g. youth clubs or library development.
         Become involved in community and school-based projects.

Suitable for


Program Requirements

Minimum Age
18 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Health Declaration
Criminal Background Check
Education Requirements
ALL at High school level
Other Skills
- Teacher’s certification
- Has the ability to make routine decisions regarding the everyday operation of the classes assigned and concerning student instruction.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:30 - 04:00

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Free-time activities

National park visiting, site seeing, grass lands, forests, indoor games, etc

Water Sports


What's included?
The indicated fees are for students, working people and retired people must pay a little more. All the above prices include all meals, accommodation, internet, transport fares from the airport on arrival and back to the airport on departure. A trip to any tourist site in Uganda can be arranged.
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

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Airport Pickup

All local transportation for project is catered for including airport pickups and drop offs up on departure.


Eloi Ministries has a good banglow building which has great accommodation facilities, strategically located with easy access to Kampala city centre which renders it secure and accessible. The house is self contained, with WiFi internet, small shared rooms of two to three occupants, cable TV, CCTV CAMERA Surveillance, warm showers and electricity for lighting and ironing in a family setting among other amenities.

Dorm Room Guest Family Bedroom (Single) Bungalow Bedroom (Double) Camping
Food & Beverages

Vegetarian and non vegetarian foods available. Uganda is blessed with numerous fruit types which are also available.
A volunteer is entitled to 4meals a day namely breakfast, lunch, evening tea, and Dinner.
2 Bottles of mineral drinking water daily.etc

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
4 weeks (min. stay)
5 weeks
6 weeks
7 weeks
12 weeks
20 weeks
50 weeks (max. stay)

You can volunteer at the project site in Kampala/Uganda between 4 weeks and 50 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Eloi Ministries will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Eloi Ministries during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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