Primary School Literacy Co-Teacher & Teacher Trainer
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
The Primary School Literacy Co-Teachers & Teacher Trainers are needed to teach students through direct classroom instruction and co-teaching with another Liberian teacher at the same school. The PCRV will also be expected to be involved with teacher training, mentoring, coaching and building critical thinking skills for teachers. This will involve conducting cluster teacher training, watching teachers teach and giving feedback. The overall goal of this assignment is to build the capacity of Liberian teachers and support their primary schools to provide effective literacy 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.
• Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree in Preschool, Early Childhood, Middle School, or Elementary Education
• Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree in any discipline with Elementary Education state certification
• Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree in any discipline with 1 or more school year classroom teaching experience at the Early Childhood, Middle School, or Elementary level. Full time Montessori teaching experience is also acceptable.
• Or 2-year Peace Corps service as a Literacy Volunteer
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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