English Literacy and Numeracy Teaching Advisors for Rwanda  in Afrika en Azië

Role: English Literacy and Numeracy Teaching Advisors for Rwanda 
Start date: January 2018

About VSO
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 contribute to a significant increase in children’s foundational English literacy and numeracy outcomes and reduction in dropout by providing high quality training and coaching to all English and Mathematics teachers at P1-3, intensive support for advanced
skills teachers and education through coaching and leadership of both face-to-face and virtual peer-network activities. They will also build the capacity of district training teams and share qualitative information to support evaluations and on-going adaption
of the programme to maximize effectiveness. Whilst each advisor will provide overall support in 2 districts, they can also be flexibly deployed to provide intensified support in other districts as necessary


Successful candidates are likely to have the following skills, knowledge and experience:
• A primary education degree or Post-Graduate Certificate of Education
• At least 4 years experience of effective teaching of foundational English literacy and numeracy and parental engagement
• Demonstrable understanding of learner-centred pedagogic techniques
• 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

This position is for 1 or 2 years.

You can find more information about VSO volunteering conditions like local allowance, accommodation, plane ticket and medical insurance on www.vso.nl. You can apply through our website http://vso.force.com/jobopportunities/Job_DetailsPage?jid=a0mD000000AiwIi
and also find other vacancies there.
For more information please contact h.koggel@vso.nl.