Education Specialist for Teacher Training College
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
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Each PCRV will work with staff on the college curriculum to plan and develop schemes of work for individual departments in order to be more interactive and better meet the needs of teachers. The PCRVs will teach one or more core subjects after collaborating with department staff to develop lecture notes and educational materials from the existing college curriculum for those subjects. The PCRVs will also assist in supervising students during practicum, aiding in the development of learning objectives. The goals of this assignment are that all instructors will improve their teaching skills and approaches, students will receive a quality education in education, and available teaching materials will be expanded and adapted to the local context of The Gambia.
Please note that departure dates and other details of this project could change because of the uncertainties as Peace Corps and local partners resume volunteer operations. Candidates selected for this position will be arriving in The Gambia together as a group, so while the departure dates for the whole group could change, dates cannot be changed for individual candidates.
• Master’s degree in education-related field
• 2 years education sector experience in in low-resource environments
• 4 years teaching experience at the college level
The Peace Corps embraces and leverages the diversity of its volunteers as a reflection of America's diversity. Peace Corps Response is committed to reflecting the diversity of the United States in the professionals we send into the field to support the mission of world peace and friendship. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Before you apply, please review Medical Information for Applicants to learn about the clearance process and other health conditions that are difficult to accommodate in Peace Corps service.
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