IT Teacher & Trainer
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
An IT Teacher & Trainer, with a degree or technical certificate and at least 3 years’ professional teaching experience, is needed to teach basic computer skills and the use of some of the most common programs used in business, such as Microsoft Office. The PCRV will provide quality instruction to individuals and groups of students on word processing programs, desktop publishing, spreadsheets and other programs, plan lessons, create instructional materials, and use a variety of resources to facilitate learning, and guide students in building a portfolio of work that demonstrates their learning. The PCRV will also participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings to support the academic achievement of students, develop a IT course curriculum and related materials that can be used by other teachers, and train designated staff on how to use the curriculum and best practices for teaching the IT course effectively. The goal of this assignment is to build the capacity of the Center to meet the girls’ learning needs related to IT skills.
Please note these are approximate departure dates and may change due to programmatic needs.
• At least 3 years’ experience as a teacher
• Experience or exposure to working with at-risk students
• Experience designing lessons and learning activities for IT-related courses
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Openness to respect and learn from local knowledge as a basis to the work outlined
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 in Eastern Caribbean
- Eastern Caribbean may not be able to support Volunteers with the following medical conditions: ongoing counseling.
- The following medication(s) are not permitted for legal or cultural reasons: none identified.
- Volunteers who should avoid the following food(s) may not be able to serve: none identified.
- After arrival in Eastern Caribbean, Peace Corps provides and applicants are required to have an annual flu shot and mandatory immunizations.
Before you apply, please also 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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