Literacy Intervention Teacher and Trainer
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
A Literacy Intervention Teacher and Trainer, with at least a bachelor’s degree in reading, literacy or related field and five years’ professional experience as a primary or secondary school teacher, is needed to work with several schools to improve literacy achievement. The PCRVs will provide focused literacy instruction to small groups of students at designated school sites, identify and/or create appropriate teaching and learning resources that would enhance lesson planning and lesson delivery, and introduce best practices in literacy. The PCRVs will also train relevant staff in conducting and analyzing student assessments and using assessment data to drive instruction, guide and support staff in conducting individual student assessments and developing action plans, and conduct parent workshops and trainings to help parents promote and support literacy at home. The goal of this assignment is to strengthen the literacy achievement of the selected students and build their teachers’ and parents’ capacity to address their literacy development learning needs.
Please note these are approximate departure dates and may change due to programmatic needs.
• Five or more years’ experience as a successful primary/secondary school teacher
• Experience developing and/or conducting education related training sessions
• Experience working with at-risk students or students from a developing country
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Willingness to persevere through challenges (travel, climate, interacting with multiple people and agencies etc.)
• Willingness to approach the position through the Peace Corps’ philosophy on development
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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