Applications for 2017 and 2018 are opened. Teaching Assistantship vacancies are limited, we recruit up to 20 teaching assistants -for this scheme- from UK universities every year.

We recommend you to read the following application guidelines to better understand the programme application procedures and pre-arrival stages:

Before you apply

Make sure you have understood all the information provided on the website and about the Teaching Assistantship Programme: who we are, what we do, vision and mission, teaching duties and responsabilities at school. This will be crucial in the interview via Skype.

Stage 1

  • Fill out the online application form.
  • Send us your CV, cover letter and recen photo of yourself (smiley one please) to: info@volunteachperu.com
  • A VTP representative will e-mail you back to you within 48 hours if your work experience and academic background matches our requirements. 

Stage 2

  • Skype interview with a VTP representative.
  • You will be asked to provide two reference contacts.
  • Skype interview with a host school representative.
  • Fill out the Essay Form: this will be sent to the candidate after the interview.
  • A VTP Representative will inform if your application was succesfull 5-7 days after submitted the essay form.

If your application was successful: 

You will have between 4 to 8 weeks to submit the following documents requirements:

  1. A University headed Letter of Reference.
  2. Ask a teacher/tutor/former employer to fill out the Referral Form.
  3. Passport copy.
  4. Two emergency contact details: parents and or siblings.
  5. Apply for the Child Protection Certificate  (http://www.acro.police.uk/icpc/)
  6. Ask your doctor to fill out the Health Report.
  7. Flights booking confirmation to Peru.

Before you arrive:

  • Send us the copy of the full details of your Travel insurance policy.
  • Send us the apostilled copy of your TEFL Certificate or Degree.
  • Sign the VTP Programme Agreement.

Get ready and start packing! We will meet you up at the airport.