Early Childhood Education Specialist/Instructor

Before You Apply

Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.

Project Description

A Peace Corps Response Volunteer (PCRV) is needed to serve as an Early Childhood Education Specialist/Instructor for the School System of the College of Education of Cuttington University in Liberia. The four-year Early Childhood Education degree program, when designed and rolled out, will be the newest of the programs by the College of Education and a fulfillment of the college’s continuous expansion in order to bridge the gap for highly equipped professionals in early childhood education. Peace Corps Liberia has been a long-time partner to Cuttington University, and the College of Education hopes to work with a PCRV to formulate and establish the core courses, as well as writing and developing the course descriptions for the Early Childhood Education degree program.

The Early Childhood Education Specialist/Instructor, with a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and experience teaching in higher education institutions is needed to work with the faculty of the College of Education to develop and teach the core courses of the early childhood education degree program. The overall goal of this assignment is to establish an effective program that will meet the country’s need for professionals in early childhood education.

Please note that this position is one of several that will depart for service in Liberia at the same time. It is unlikely that the departure date will change but applicants will be notified if the date does change. Please only apply if you are available on the date listed and if you can serve for the entire duration of the project.

Partner Information

College of Education, Cuttington University

Required Skills

• Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education
• Experience teaching in higher education institutions
• Specific knowledge in Early Childhood Education.
• Previous experience in ECE course design within a tertiary academic program

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.

Medical Considerations

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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