Program Details

Récrées Montessori School

  • Start Date 2017-02-06
  • End Date: 2018-02-08

  • Location: South Est of France

The school welcomes 
children from 2 to 11 years old, and offers Montessori educational methods based on:
·Trust and respectful human relationships
·Two unfazed atmospheres which favor the learning process (2-6 years old and 6-12 years old children)
·Clear and structured educational methods
·Individual work in a collective setting
·Experiences and discoveries by the child himself. The child work with his own rhythm.
·Learn with concrete experience before taking on abstraction
·A self-corrective materiel which allows the child to self-evaluate


The volunteer will be in a host family, or several, during the year. Meals will be taken in family and at school.

The school ambition regarding the education is help the child to develop:
·Self-confidence and autonomy
·Curiosity and willing to learn
·Listening capacities, tolerance and respect

The volunteer must be prepared to teach with different methods and tools. He/she has to make an effort to understand and respect these educational methods chosen by Maria Montessori Recrées School. He/she has to show concern in his/her work with the children, has to be patient and flexible. The volunteer must take initiatives and speak English. Besides, the volunteer has to be ready to involve himself/herself and create a real intercultural exchange.

*As the school year ends in June, the volunteer has to take into account that he/she may participate during July and August in workcamp in France

How to get there?
International Airport: Paris
Domestic Airport:


6 months - 2,600.00 EUR

12 months - 3,600.00 EUR