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Volunteer role: Primary Teacher Trainer


Type of role:Teaching and education
Application Closing Date:31 Dec 2017
Interview date:n/a
Start date:n/a

VSO is the world's leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview

Teacher Training Colleges, Education Development Centres, ministries of education will host you as a volunteer. You'll support them in the development of primary education and advise them on the following: coaching tutors on active and child-centred methods, training pre-service teachers, developing curriculum, ensuring resources for training are operational and accessible, monitoring and evaluating input and output of implemented programmes, advising on teacher motivation. The emphasis of your position will depend on the key objectives of the local partner.

Skills, qualifications and experience

You have a primary teaching qualification and a minimum of 3 years teaching experience in primary education. Experience of teacher training and teacher coaching is not always essential and we will consider applicants without this experience. Together with the above, VSO will assess all candidates against the following competencies, which make up VSO's volunteer competency framework. You're open minded and respectful. You're resilient and adapt well to new situations. You're able to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships. But most of all, as this is the vision of VSO, you're competent to seek and share knowledge.

Please note that this is a generic advert. Please apply and when a specific position arises that matches your skills and availability, we'll contact you directly.

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