Kilingi-Nõmme Kindergarten Krõll
Location: Kilingi-Nõmme, Estonia
Period: 01/09/2017 – 31/08/2018
Deadline: 27 February 2017
Kilingi-Nõmme Kindergarten Krõll is looking for a motivated volunteer to gain experience working in a well equipped Kindergarten.
We are a kindergarten with professional staff providing quality basic education, that supports the family in the overall development of the child. Kilingi- Nõmme kindergarten is located in the small town of Kilingi- Nõmme in Saarde Parish, which is in the south-east of Pärnu County.
Kilingi- Nõmme kindergarten Krõll was opened in the spring of 1979.
The kindergarten has 28 employees, 16 of them belong to pedagogical personnel.
There are six groups in the nursery. Each group has its own name:
• Tibupojad (Little chicks -nursery)
• Sipsik (named after an Estonian children’s book – composite group)
• Mesimummud (Bumblebees 3- 4 years old)
• Jänkud (Bunnies 4 – 5 years old)
• Mõmmikud (Teddybears 5- 6 years old)
• Liblikad (Butterflies 6- 7 years old)
In 2006 the kindergarten joined the National Network of Health Promoting Kindergartens. Traditional events are held each month for personnel and
children, such as health mornings, and every spring there are healthy orientation games and hikes in nature. It is possible to do educational activities in the open air because of natural opportunities and possibilities near the
kindergarten and on the kindergarten’s territory. The kindergarten has a new playground since 2008.
In January 2013 the kindergarten joined the bullying- free methodology, which aims to create a considerate culture where all children would be including others. The good relationships between children that are established in kindergarten should be infused into the school environment. When children are leaving the kindergarten to attend school, they already have experience to help them cope with special social relationships in the class
There are some events with long traditions, such as Öödisko (night
disco), crafting the toy ‘Krõll’ before graduating the kindergarten,
witches party, hikes, health mornings, welcome party, a party for
The Kindergarten is equipped with an innovative and modern information
and communication technology (ICT) tools. We have computer
network and also Wi-Fi hot spots, which facilitates the use of ICT
tools. Each nursery group has interactive whiteboard, projector and
laptop. This enables to diversify the learning activities. ICT tools are
used actively in learning, creating learning materials, making animations
and videos with the children, etc (media education).
Volunteer is a part of a team whose task is to assist the teacher in the learning process.
The duties are:
• directly assisting the children
• individual work
• preparing teaching devices if necessary
• taking part in the study visits (expeditions), in outdoor education and in the movement activities
• assisting the teachers in the preparation of the traditional house events, sports days, night disco, folklore festival, health mornings, study visits, field trips, excursions, etc.
Volunteer would be fully included in organizing the events. Volunteer has an opportunity to use modern teaching materials and tools. Kindergarten is equipped with an innovative and modern information and communication technology (ICT) tools. We have computer network and also Wi-Fi hot spots, which facilitates the use of ICT tools.
In order to apply for our open EVS placements in Estonia, please fill in the EstYES application form that you can download from here: http://www.estyes.ee/en/opportunities-2/european-voluntary-service-evs/open-placements/ and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org for selection process until 27th of February 2017.