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Volunteer role: School Management & Leadership Advisor


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

To support the development of school leadership and management at school levels to significantly increase capacity of principals and deputy principals to support primary grade teachers in language and literacy. The success of this project will pivot around the ability of this project to improve school leadership given the strong evidence that equates the quality of leadership to school improvement and learning. To create an environment that will support the improvement of language teaching and learning, school leadership has to address in-classroom factors, such as teaching and resources; in-school factors, such as leadership and management; and out-of-school factors, such as parental involvement and socio-economic circumstances. The inclusion of both school principals as well as deputy principals will ensure that developed competencies and resources are continuously available at each school.

Skills, qualifications and experience

• An education degree or Post-Graduate certificate of education
• At least 6 years’ experience of school leadership or education management focused on improving language learning outcomes and strengthening school management
• Fluent English speaker
• Good written skills in English
• Capability to produce accurate, reflective reports with reference to qualitative and quantitative data
• Key qualities of relationship-building, adaptability and resilience

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