Entrepreneurship Curriculum Design Specialist
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The PCRV will work collaboratively with officials from MIC, specifically with DINAEM, to develop a complete entrepreneurship curriculum and corresponding materials for primary schools (Grades 1 – 5) and secondary schools (Grades 6 – 12), and the PCRV will also support the organization of inter-sectoral working groups between officials of MEC, MIC, and other relevant actors in entrepreneurship training and promotion. The main goal of the assignment is to support MEC and DINAEM to develop a complete draft of a school-based curriculum for entrepreneurship, with contents and didactic strategies for its eventual incorporation into primary and secondary school levels.
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 Paraguay together as a group, so while the departure dates for the whole group could change, dates cannot be changed for individual candidates.
• At least six months of experience developing curriculum for primary or secondary school levels and/or training design experience
• Prior experience with developing business plans
• Formal training or education in entrepreneurship
• Prior experience working with entrepreneurs
• Fluency in Spanish
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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