I run private English school for children aged between 10
and 19 years old in a small city in West Sumatra. My goal as the
principal of the school is to provide youth from my region with the
English skills required to communicate better in the modern world, and
therefore provide them with better opportunities in their lives.
would like to welcome any fluent English speakers under the age of
thirty to come assist my teachers in the classroom. You would help
immensely by having simple conversations with the students and give them
a real English speaking experience inside or outside the classroom.
the students are very welcoming and curious about my visitors and I am
certain that you will have a great experience while interacting with
them. You can expect answering all their curious questions, pose for
pictures and be invited for lunches, snacks and dinners.
in my school run from 2pm to 6pm and mostly consist of two
lessons/classrooms per day. I would also like to invite you to visit
government schools in the mornings, where you can help me by talking
with students there and promoting my after-school English program.
return for your efforts, I will provide you with accommodation in a
private room next to my house with its own separate entrance, private
bathroom and a balcony with views of the mountain range. Apart from that
I will provide you with breakfast, dinner, and unlimited coffee.
Dinners are prepared by my wonderful wife Noufie and you will be able to
taste true local cuisine.
Additionally, if you are able to drive
a scooter, I can provide you with one to get around for a nominal fee.
This way you can explore surrounding areas in the mornings before the
In your free time I would like to introduce you to the local
culture and will help organize your visits to places worth visiting
nearby my town of Batusangkar (a rather small town at the center of
Minangkabau culture). This town is surrounded by mountains, lush
jungles, tropical plants, and vast rice fields.
are required. Do not worry if you don’t have previous experience in
teaching. Your presence in the classroom and your efforts in encouraging
students to have simple conversations is still very valuable.
to host you at my place and MY TEACHING STAFF 's village and introduce
you to my family, friends and unique culture of West Sumatra.
note that we are unable to host couples that are not married, as my
family and I are Muslim and it conflicts with our beliefs. Thank you for