Teacher Educator

MYANMAR / VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas)

Employer: VSO Myanmar

Duration:12 months (with the possibility of extension).

Background

Myanmar is an extraordinary country that is currently going through a period of education reform. A National Education Strategic Plan (NESP), launched in 2017, provides a roadmap for a broad range of reforms. It includes a new basic education curriculum, better teacher training, and improved student assessment and examination systems.

Volunteers with experience in inclusive education, teacher training, continuing professional development (CPD) and/or policy development are urgently required to help to implement these reforms.

Your skills and experiences will help Myanmar’s children access the quality education they deserve.

Role overview

Teacher Educators will play a crucial role in VSO’s education programme in Myanmar. Based at an Education College, you will support teacher education reforms in Myanmar and build the capacity of local Teacher Educators (TEs) to deliver the new 4-year pre-service degree course, with a focus on inclusive teaching practices and access, participation and achievement of children with disabilities.

Skills and experience:

Essential:
Bachelor’s degree or post-graduate qualification in education
Minimum of five years of primary or secondary school teaching experience
Expert knowledge of pedagogy and inclusive classroom practice
Strong track record in planning, delivering and monitoring teacher Continuous Professional Development programmes
Experience of mentoring teachers

Desirable:
Qualifications in special needs
Experience of working in Myanmar or SE Asia
To apply for this role please click here: https://www.vsointernational.org/volunteering/volunteering-pro/jobs/teacher-educator-a0md000000bu3q0iab
To learn more about how VSO supports volunteers please click here: https://www.vsointernational.org/volunteering/volunteering-pro/how-volunteering-works/on-placement
For all general enquires about volunteering please email here: enquiry@vsoint.org

Expires: Mar 31, 2019

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