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Volunteer role: School Leadership and Management Advisors

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

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

In Rwanda, primary schools are lacking the essential leadership needed to let them flourish. With the right management support, these schools can help every child to succeed.
That’s why we need you. In this exciting role you’ll have the opportunity to be part of a large and dynamic team. Your ideas and advice will impact every school in Rwanda, by improving school leadership, education management and front-line teaching.
Your role will be highly-strategic, using training and coaching skills to develop a nationwide system. It’s a chance to make a real difference, with every head teacher in the country receiving frequent support from you and the rest of the team to develop vital leadership skills.

Skills, qualifications and experience

This is a fantastic opportunity that could transform your career – please apply if you meet the following requirements:

• Degree in Education or a Post-Graduate certificate of education
• At least 4 years’ experience of school leadership or education management with a focus on learning outcomes and implementing effective planning cycles
• Fluent English speaker
• Good written skills in English
• Able to produce accurate, reflective reports with reference to qualitative and quantitative data
• Key qualities of relationship-building, adaptability and resilience

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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