Darjeeling Kindergarten Teaching
Kindergarten Teaching in Darjeeling
Assist teachers in a local kindergarten and help establish a stable foundation in a child’s development.

Assist teachers in a local kindergarten and help establish a stable foundation in a child’s development.

Volunteers and kids in Darjeeling
Volunteers and Kids
Create lesson plans, engage in interactive activities in the classroom

Create lesson plans, engage in interactive activities in the classroom

Mountain views in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
Mountain views
Village in the clouds

Village in the clouds

Kids in a classroom in India
Classroom Smiles
Kids with volunteers

Kids with volunteers

View of Mountains in Sonada, India
Mountains of Sonada

Mountains of Sonada

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In this program, you will work as an assistant teacher at a local kindergarten school in Darjeeling. This program helps children in the villages improve their English language skills as well as basic personality skills.

You will be able to create lesson plans and help teachers with lessons in English, Mathematics, Arts and Crafts, games and more. You will also be called upon to help teach drama, music and foreign languages.

All the kindergarten are well managed and are supervised by officers from government and private organizations. Your activities may include:

  • Teaching English (spoken and written), drama, music, arts, crafts and foreign languages
  • Encourage children in academics and promote all-round development of the child
  • Assist teachers and other staff in various classroom activities
  • Create lesson plans


  • The aim of the program is to bring international students in contact with local children such that the children and the participant can learn together and interact through education and learning.


Volunteer experiences have a direct and positive impact on local communities by injecting money into the local economy through the purchase of food, transportation, and tourism activities. Volunteering is a great way to give back to the comunity and make a difference in the world. Depending on the type of volunteer experience you are interested in, your time can be spent improving educational resources and opportunities, providing medical services to underserved communities, or promoting environmental conservation and sustainable farming techniques.

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Darjeeling, India

Darjeeling is a hill station in the state of West Bengal in India. In the vicinity of steep and snowy mountains, the city of Darjeeling has been popular among local as well as international travellers as a great holiday destination. Darjeeling also has much more to offer. Climate is cold here throughout the year. Tea plantations and picturesque monasteries add a unique value to the atmosphere in Darjeeling.

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Sunday - Arrival

Meet on Sunday at Siliguri Bagdogra Airport, Bagdogra (IXB) in our pickup window 08:00 to 14:00

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Monday - Friday
After breakfast, you will visit the kindergarten school and your classes generally take place from 09:30 to 15:30. Lunch break is from 12:00 to 13:30
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Saturday - Departure
Leave the accommodation on Saturday morning. Take a jeep or bus to the airport. It takes about 5 hours drive to Bagdogra Airport from the accommodation.
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  • Shared Accomodation
  • All meals included
  • Free beverages
  • Wifi in public areas
  • Arrival Transfer (included with 2 wk+ trips)
  • Departure Transfer
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  • Extra night accomodation (before experience)$60
  • Extra night accomodation (after experience)$60
  • Pick-ups outside of the regular pickup window$60
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More Information


  • minimum age18
  • minimum english levelBasic
  • CRB RequiredOn signup
  • passport copy requiredOn signup
  • resume copy requiredNo

Other Requirements

  • Participants above the age of 65 should have medical clearance.
  • It's a good idea to bring posters, pictures, music CDs, storybooks, flash cards and so on to brighten up lessons.
  • Cover up as much as possible in the spirit of the local culture to avoid embarrassment.
  • Your clothes must not be too short, too tight or too revealing. Kindly make sure your shoulders and legs are covered.
  • Dress professionally since you will be working in a professional environment while teaching the children.
  • It is completely fine to wear western clothes as long as they fit the local standards
  • Be thoughtful of the graphics, symbols or text printed on your clothing and avoid wearing clothing styles that might be inappropriate
  • Be thoughtful to poor communities by not displaying expensive items and clothes
  • Wearing local clothes could help you build a good working relationship with the community


The meals are a mix of Western and Indian food, consisting mainly of vegetarian dishes including rice and vegetables.


In our center, there is a mini library, a dining room, a lounge area where you can hang out with fellow participants and a beautiful garden to relax.

Furthermore, there is a refrigerator which you are welcome to use to store food and beverages.

Cancellation Policy

Bookings can be amended and cancelled 30 days before the program start date without any costs. Bookings that are cancelled less than 30 days before the program start date will be charged the first week of the booking.

Kindergarten Teaching in Darjeeling, India

Price per person$430/week
Minimum Duration1 week