Job Vacancy For Volunteer Advisor – Teacher Training and Coaching At VSO International

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

The placement fall s under the four year DFID-funded Girls – Participatory Approaches for Student Success in Ghana (G-PASS) programme that will focus on the improvement of pre-service teacher training in Ghana. This initiative in the long term seeks to improve education opportunities for girls by strengthening teaching practices in selected schools; promoting girl-friendly and learning-enabling schools; and securing better learning outcomes for students.
The project seeks to set up a team of Regional Training Coaches and Mentors, and you will be attached to one of these regional teams to provide training and coaching support to trainee teachers on practicums, teachers and District education officials

Qualification Required & Experience

To excel in this role you need to have;

•   a Degree in educational planning, teacher education or other relevant field
•   at least 3 years Experience in teacher training
•   Experience of managing teams and coordination
•   Experience working in a developing country will be an advantage
•   Experience in mentoring and coaching
•   Knowledge of the education system in Ghana will be a plus
•   Knowledge and experience working in the pre-service teaching training context

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified candidates should

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Closing Date: 30 November, 2014