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Volunteer role: Education Specialist - Education Technology Focus


Type of role:Teaching and education
Location:Various Locations, Various Countries
Application Closing Date:31 Mar 2019
Interview date:ongoing
Start date:ongoing

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 difference.

Role overview

The education specialist trains and supports teachers, education management and community members to respond to these challenges in order to unlock the talent of every child. The ideal candidate has excellent teacher trainer skills, experience with
education management, the ability to support teachers and learners in the
use of technology and is passionate about improving children’s learning through digital education technology (DET).

Skills, qualifications and experience

The ideal applicant would be a person who has at least 5 years experience working in the education sector. They would have teaching and classroom management experience especially in the early grades (first and second year of primary school). additionally, they would have experience in using different and innovative approaches to improve learning outcomes. Experience in the use of data/research outcomes to make and implement initiatives that would enhance learning. Ability to self manage, set targets and self monitor would also be ideal. They should also have teacher training, capacity building and monitoring and evaluation experience. prior experience in using technology in education would also be a plus

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