NGO Jobs – Teacher Educator at VSO

Job Title:    Teacher Educator
Organization: VSO
Duty Station: Uganda
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.
Job Summary: The Teacher
Educator will build the capacity of pre-service tutors and students in
preparation for school practice
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Work with Pre-service Tutors, Pre-service students & head teachers  at college & school level
The incumbent will be tasked with reviewing school
practice guidelines to support pre-service training needs and better
implementation of school practice. This will include conducting demonstration
lessons for year two students at the college.
Carry out at least one peer group meeting for head
teacher to understand their needs/concerns during school practice
Conduct college-based training from needs identified
through review of School practice guidelines & peer group meetings
VSO Level Engagement:
Actively participate in VSO coordinated activities
with other partners/stakeholders
Prepare quarterly work plan, requisitions and reports
as by placement objectives
Attend and participate in quarterly planning and coordination
review meetings coordinated by VSO
Prepare for quarterly placement reviews with the
programme manager or officer at placement location or at VSO quarterly meetings
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should hold a diploma or degree
in primary education, experience in teacher training or primary teaching
At least five years’ experience in training and
coaching education professionals
Good facilitation skills (e.g. workshops)
Prior experience in developing training materials
for student teachers
Computer literacy skills
Excellent planning, organizational and management
Highly results oriented.
Ability to work with minimum supervision.
Language: Excellent
English language skills essential, especially writing skills.
Personal Competencies:
Building and Sustaining working
The social skills to build and actively maintain
working relationships that foster teamwork and collaboration with others for
the benefit of a common goal.
Open Minded and Respectful: A
non-judgemental approach that values other people and culture.
Seeking and Sharing Knowledge: Recognition
that learning is a two-way and continuous process.
Facilitating Positive Change: The ability
to analyse problems and develop lasting solutions in line with VSO approaches.
Adaptability: A flexible
approach and the ability to adapt behaviour to different situations.
Resilience: The
self-confidence to work with a variety of situations, diverse people and
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to download the job
description to read more details about the position and the skills and
experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’
and complete all relevant fields on the online application form at the web link
Deadline: 30th October 2015

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