Type of role: Teaching and education
Location: Various Locations, Various Countries
Application Closing Date: 31 Aug 2019
Interview date: n/a
Start date: n/a
VSO is the world's leading development organisation that
works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way
we bring people together to share their skills and experience,
generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against
poverty and exclusion. It's a highly effective approach that works,
and today is helping millions of people in some of the world's
poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.
The communities we work in need people like you - experienced
professionals with the ideas, energy and courage to make a
Thousands of teachers around the world are without the necessary
training and support, and so as a consequence students aren't
reaching their full potential. VSO is working to change this, and
that is where you come in.
As a VSO volunteer, you'll draw on your experience to advise on
teacher motivation, helping to develop curriculum, coach tutors,
train pre-service teachers, and check resources are fit for
purpose. You'll also be responsible for monitoring and evaluating
the progress of the placement.
Project specifics vary, so you may work in a Teacher Training
College, or an Education Development Centre, or Ministry of
Education, for example. The aims of the project will also vary
depending on the location of your placement.
Skills, qualifications and experience
- Bachelor's degree in education or related field
- A minimum of 3 years teaching experience in Pre- primary,
Primary, Secondary or teacher training college.
- Experience of teacher training, teacher coaching, teacher
capacity building is desirable.
- Able to demonstrate excellent practice in the classroom.
- Fluent English proficiency.
- Experience in mentoring or training other teachers.
- Computer literate and have basic skills for managing
information systems, such as creating spreadsheets and word
Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)
Washington, United States