Internship: Montessori Teaching

Location: India

Aim: practice Montessori method and procedures with the guidance and leadership of a more experienced Montessori teachers

Duration: 1-12 months

Dates: all year

Open to: everyone from all around the world

Apply here: fill Application form + send CV to hello@abroadship.org

Cost: Montessori Teaching internship has following fees

  • 1 month: £440 (or €500 / $570)
  • 2 months: £490 (or €550 / $630)
  • 3 months: £530 (or €600 / $680)
  • 4 months: £580 (or €650 / $740)
  • 8 months: £750 (or €850 / $970)
  • 12 month: £930 (or €1050 / $1200)

What is included in the fee:

  • Airport pick up on arrival and drop-off on departure
  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Internship experience (arranging teaching schedule, logistics, programme supervision and support)
  • Infopack with detailed information about local infrastructure
  • 24/7 local support (money exchange, medical care, help for applying an internet connection, mobile phone connection, newspaper, magazines)
  • Online (Facebook, Whatsapp, Skype, Phone) support from London, UK
  • Two day orientation and accommodation near the beach to relax and rejuvenate from the 1st day of arrival.
  • Support with visa and other documentation (preparation of legal documents for registration in foreigner’s registration office)
  • Advice and support from lawyers to sort out all legal issues and doubts.
  • Access to Abroadship’er alumni group
  • Certificate of successful completion

What is not included in the fee:

  • Flight tickets to and back from India
  • Visa costs
  • Vaccination
  • Travel insurance (mandatory)
  • Additional food
  • Pocket money
  • Local transport
  • Excursions

Funding / Sponsorship:

  • Given you have the defined qualifications, you will be paid a monthly wage (internship stipend) of Rs 10 000 per month (approximately £110 / €125 / $140 per month), which is an average Indian teacher salary.
  • Funding is available only for duration of 4 months or longer
  • Even if you are paid a monthly wage, you still have to pay fee (check above), visa, flight and other extra costs.
  • Given you qualify for the stipend, your exemplary payment (-) or earnings (+) are:
    • £110 x 4 months stipend – £580 for 4 months =  (-) £140 over 4 months
    • £110 x 8 months stipend – £750 for 8  months = (+) £130 over 8 months
    • £110 x 12 months stipend – £930 for 12 months = (+) £390 over 12 months
  • Qualified intern should fit into one of the categories:
    • Montessori training: hold a certificate
    • Montessori training: taught minimum 1 year Montessori to a minimum 10 students

Application process:

  • Fill the Application form and send CV to hello@abroadship.org
  • Find out in 5 days if you are selected
  • Introduce and present yourself via Skype talk
  • Pay the fees (defined above)
  • Sign the placement agreement and send ID document
  • Fill documents and pay a fee for VISA (more info here, fee ranges based on the country, duration of stay and type of visa)
  • Purchase tickets (search for tickets here, defining your departure place and day. One way ticket prices to reach India start from £250 / €300 / $350)
  • Read the infopack and prepare for the adventure of your life!

Questions and inquiries: Contact Here

Montessori Teaching Internship in India

Excellent opportunity to practice Montessori Method and Procedures with the guidance and leadership of a more experienced Montessori teachers (directress). Through this shared practice and guidance, the intern gains experience and demonstrates increased competency as a Montessori teacher.

Highlights of Montessori Teaching Internship in India:

  • Prepare and maintain a beautiful, develop mentally-appropriate classroom environment
  • Serve as a guide between the child and the prepared environment
  • Present Montessori materials and lessons to the children, demonstrating proper Montessori principles
  • Provide children with opportunities for choice, decision making, problem solving, independence, and responsibility
  • Plan and implement group activities
  • Effectively communicate with children and  parents
  • Work as a team member with other Montessori teachers
  • Actively observe individual children, analyzing and documenting individual growth and learning, evaluating objectives and helping to prepare professional reports
  • Attend and participate in parent-teacher conferences
  • Actively participate in self-evaluation and shared inquiry with the master teacher
  • Duration of the internship is 4 to 6 months
  • Free booklet on basic Montessori teaching method and procedures
  • Free accommodation, food, transportation, internet and other organized services
  • Free two day beach holiday upon arrival
  • Expert guidance and 24/7 support to internees
  • Experiences certificate after successful completion of the internship
  • Internship is open from June-to-March of every year (Academic year)

Montessori is a method of education that is based on self-directed activity, hands-on learning and collaborative play. In Montessori classrooms children make creative choices in their learning, while the classroom and the teacher offer age-appropriate activities to guide the process.

Location of internship in India depends on the vacancy of the application and agreement between participant and organizers: Kerala, Tamilnadu, Maharastra, Punjab, Haryana, Assam, Chattisgarh, etc.

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