Conversation Assistant Programme for Schools - CAPS
CAPS is a programme designed for young people who would like to spend a year in Spain helping in a Spanish School as Conversation Teaching Assistant.
You will have all your bed and board paid for and receive an allowance every month for 9 months and learn a new language &culture at the same time.
If you want to get :
As Conversation Assistant (CA) you will be assigned to an infant, primary or secondary or technical school (mostly infant and primary) mainly in Catalonia and you will assist with classes of children between the ages of 3 to 16.
The CA will help in the school 25 hours/week from Monday to Friday in accordance with the timetable provided and having the same holidays as the school.
The CA will assist the teacher and their specific responsibilities will be principally focused on reinforcing and improving the ability of the student in English.
Possible tasks you could be given, under the supervision of the teacher, include:
The programme starts at the end of September 2013 and will finish at the end of June 2014.
You will receive an allowance of 150€ a month in the form of a grant (accommodation, food and transport to and from the school are covered) . You will cover the cost of flights at the beginning and end of the programme and for any Holidays during the programme.
Accommodation: The CA will live in a host family during their time in Spain, family details of which will be sent prior to arrival to Spain. The CA will have their own room and will be given breakfast and evening meal during the week and full board at weekends and on school holidays.
Host families are linked with the school (they have at least one child studding at the school, or are part of the school staff). They don’t receive any payment to host the conversation assistant in their houses. Families participate in the programme in order to have the experience of using your language and learning about your culture which is why they are happy to collaborate with the programme and host you. Therefore, the enthusiastic and active participation of the CA in family life is very important.
REQUIREMENTS FOR CAPS CANDIDATES:
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