Sports Teacher at Local School on San Cristobal

This project is located in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, the capital of the island San Cristobal, at the state school that provides in the educational needs for over 550 children in the ages between 6 and 15 years old. The school has one sports teacher and one other teacher whom provides the physical education for all these children. Over the years the school has formed teams in soccer, table tennis, basketball and chess in which they have excelled in national school competitions. The school has two sport fields for them to use and it is very keen on receiving volunteers with an interest in sports.

Volunteer activities

Volunteers are needed to help in the following activities:

  • Assist the sports teacher with teaching the different age groups.
  • Assist in the training of the school competition teams
  • Assist in organizing and training for competitions
  • Propose new activities that can be done during the classes

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Work schedule

The school is open Monday to Friday from 07.15am to 12.30pm and from 1.00pm to 6.30pm, depending on if you would like to teach primary or secondary school students. You will have your weekends (and afternoons) free to explore the Galapagos Islands. The school year is different in the Galapagos Islands and classes finish for summer holidays in February and the start of the new school year is at the beginning of May. It is important that you are on-time and punctual.


The school is located in the Galapagos Islands, a short flight from the Ecuadorian mainland, to San Cristobal Island. The school is located in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno the Islands capital within walking distance of your accommodation.