EVS vacancy in Estonia, Tallin

Tallinn Kullatera kindergartenTallinn Kullatera Kindergarten 

Location: Tallinn, Estonia

Period: 01/09/2016 – 01/09/2017

Deadline 10 April 2016

Tallinn Kullatera Kindergarten is a municipaltity kindergarten. Our kindergarten has been established in year 1950. There are 9 groups in the kindergarten. Educational activities will take place in Estonian language. We have joined the project “Temptation free kindergarten”.

In daily activities we have mission: we are modern, promote cooperation and outdoor education, we are child-centred kindergarten where the work of personnel is valued. Principal value: child- centered, safety, openness, reliability, humanity. Our vision: Kullatera – the best start for schooling!

Tallinn Kullatera Kindergarten is for 1.5– to 7-year old children childcare and educational institution to their appropriate age, offering higher education. Kindergarten activities keywords are safety, innovation, values, traditions, lifelong learning and caring of cooperation.

Education and schooling process: child-centered playful learning. Kindergarten teaching activities keywords are child-centered approach, playfulness, using new methodics and innovative approach, consider the child’s natural interest, development and accepting kids ideas. Kindergarten supports children’s individual/ speech development, offers different options to take part hobbies. Kindergarten support children’s wishes to take a part of exhibitions and competitions.

The usual tasks for the volunteer would be helping teachers in everyday indoor and outdoor activities and participating in learning activities. Volunteers will also expected to take part of other practical activities: to assist to dress kids for going out to play in the yard; help kids before and after mid-day sleep and during their meals. The volunteer will join in our visits to museums, art exhibitions, sports events, outings (to the park, to the forest, to the sea etc.).

The exhibitions about their country or some other country from Europe would be very welcome. Also welcome would be introduce his/her nation and cultural traditions to our children, parents and personnel (e.g. easy games and dances for children, national food). The volunteer will participate in our traditional kindergarten events. For the volunteer it should be a good opportunity to learn and practice the Estonian language and culture.

The working time for the volunteer will be 5-7 hours per day.

The day in Kindergarten is following:

7-9.00 gathering and free play;
9.00 breakfast;
9.30-11.00 lessons, musical or sport activities;
11.00- 12.15 outdoor activities (walks, observations, games)
12.30-15.00 lunch and mid-day sleep;
15.00-16.00 free play,
16.00-18.00 dinner and free play.

In order to apply we ask you to fill out the specific EstYES EVS application form that you can download from the link below. Please note that we do not require CV or motivation letter. Thoroughly filled out application form is the most important.


Deadline for submitting application is 10th of April.

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