Volunteer Galapagos Teach

English Teaching Assistant    

Role Overview

As an English Teaching Assistant you will work with students in a local K-10 school. This will include:

  • Assisting the teachers with everything from lesson planning, to leading and supporting the teacher with language learning activities, games, songs, and projects.

  • Coming up with some of your own activities for the class.


Schedules are based on a 25 hr/week commitment. Typically Monday-Friday 7:00AM –12:00PM Exact times may be subject to change depending on the tasks at hand. Time for preparation is in the afternoons.


  • Intermediate level of Spanish in order to communicate with co-workers and students.

  • A genuine passion for children’s education, and their well-being.

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team. Energetic, creative, and enthusiastic nature that stimulates the learning environment

Interested in volunteering as an English TA? Follow these 2 easy steps.

Step 1: Apply Now & Reserve. Fill out an application and pay the reservation deposit. The deposit holds your spot in one of our programs and goes towards your final program fee. The deposit is already deducted from the prices you see below. The application and deposit do not guarantee the dates you anticipate joining us. Once we receive your application, we will contact you with any follow-up questions and confirm your dates.

Not ready to fill out an application but have questions? Contact us.

Step 2: Pay the full program fee 8 weeks before your trip.

Download our Volunteer Brochure for more information