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Volunteer role: National Early Childhood Care and Education LTP Facilitator (NECCE LTPF)


Type of role:Teaching and education
Location:Rwanda, Rwanda
Application Closing Date:24 Feb 2021
Interview date:TBA
Start date:September 2021

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a fair world for everyone.

Role overview

The overall purpose is to provide high-level technical inputs to improve learning outcomes for pre-primary children by supporting teachers to adapt integrated play based and learner centred teaching, inclusion, gender, social accountability and resilience in the delivery of the programme and overall quality of education.

Skills, qualifications and experience

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

Essential:
• Bachelor’s degree in pre-primary/or with related qualifications in early childhood education from the Teacher Training College (TTC) in Rwanda
• At least two years’ practical experience in early childhood education / candidates without any teaching experience who qualified in early childhood education course are encouraged to apply
• Practical Knowledge of understanding play based, inclusion and learner centred approaches
• Ability to write good reports generating evidence and change case stories
• Fluent English and Kinyarwanda speaker with good written skills and the ability to explain play- based learning concepts to relevant audiences of different levels
• Demonstrate the ability to learn to adapt practical training, mentoring, coaching

Desirable:
• Data collection and project monitoring experience and a structured approach to documenting progress and learning.
• Open to learning tips of better approaches
• Mentoring colleagues and teachers to gain experience
• Write a letter for your motivation, the district of origin/preferred district placement
Knowledge/qualifications:
• Strong ICT skills and knowledge of using tablets, smartphones and computers for data collection
• Integrating core approaches of social inclusion, gender, social accountability and resilience
Experience:
• Influencing, negotiation and facilitation skills
• Working in teams to maximise their contribution
Skills/Abilities:
• Sensitivity to working with multi -cultural colleagues and adjusting to working under pressure
• Working collaboratively in a team to lead planning and implementation
• Adapting good Facilitation

Allowance

As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full time basis. VSO will cover your travel, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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