Vocational Education Teacher and Trainer
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
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Volunteers with exceptional teaching and TEFL skills are needed to help these VET institutions improve English language skill acquisition, teaching methodology, and the of sharing American culture and values. The PCRVs will focus on increasing the English language proficiency of teachers and students; helping teachers to identify the needs of the VET institutions while developing relevant resources and observing the progress of the English language program by conducting seminars and workshops in teaching methodology. The Volunteers will also design and conduct English language courses for staff and community members as needed. These activities will support the professional growth of students involved in VET institutions by offering them trainings in employability skills, presentations on American culture and related topics, and other extra-curricular activities as requested. The goal of this assignment is to improve the teaching methods of VET institutions in Georgia by teaching modern teaching methodologies to local educators, and building up the English language skills and employability skills of teachers and students.
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 Georgia together as a group, so while the departure dates for the whole group could change, dates cannot be changed for individual candidates.
• Degree in Education, TESOL, or relevant field
• At least two years of experience in teaching English to adults
• Experience in delivering trainings in teaching methodology
• Desire and ability to develop extracurricular activities such as clubs, competitions, etc.
• Experience in developing English language teaching resources
• Desire and ability to develop workshops in employability and other professional development skills
• Strong communication skills
• Strong leadership skills
• Ability to take initiative in work
• Flexible and self-sufficient
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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