Primary Teacher/ Teacher Adviser Rwanda In Afrika En Azië

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Language(s): Only English Required
04 Sep 2020
Location: One of the districts of Rwanda  
Duration: Minimum 12 months
Thousands of teachers around the world do not get the necessary training and support, and as a consequence pupils do not reach their full potential. VSO is working to change this.

This program improves children’s foundational English and Mathematic skills across all government schools in one district and is part of the ‘Building Learning Foundations’ program. This program focuses on establishing solid foundations at the lower primary level in all of Rwanda’s state-funded primary schools. Improvements in learner outcomes in the lower primary grades are intended to improve children’s learning achievement in higher grades and so increase equitable access to primary and secondary education for girls and boys across the country.

As a VSO volunteer, you will immerse yourself in a new culture, face fresh challenges and develop your expertise, and often also management skills while doing something truly fulfilling. The local office or partner’s need will decide your exact job description.

Role overview
The overall purpose of the job is to train and mentor English and Mathematics teachers and VSO National Volunteers to improve children’s English literacy and numeracy skills.

  • Plan and facilitate frequent fact-based Review and Capacity-Development Meetings with the district team of national volunteers.
  • Undertake school visits alongside national volunteers demonstrating effective mentoring activities for primary teachers of English and Mathematics
  • Support national volunteers to implement their own professional development activities for teachers.
  • Lead the national volunteers in preparing and implementing high-quality training workshops for primary teachers of English and Mathematics and high-quality school visits.
  • Participate in various meetings for headteachers and district and sub-district education officials and advise on teachers’ professional development, monitoring, and evaluation.
  • Develop and communicate ‘success stories’ and produce regular and reflective individual and district volunteer team reports incorporating both quantitative and qualitative information.
  • Lead and support SLFs planning their work including how to reach out to all schools to implement Building and Learning Foundation (BLF) activities without compromising the quality.
  • Significantly contribute to the reporting system In place( weekly review meeting reports and DEM-DTA report monthly).