TEFL Teacher Trainer
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
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A PCRV with a Bachelor’s degree in English, TEFL, education or related field will help teach English to student teachers and develop their teaching skills. The Volunteer will train both in-service and pre-service teachers on teaching methodology in assigned TTC and their demonstration schools. Additionally, the PCRV will teach and mentor teachers and tutors using lessons focused on communication skills. The PCRV will organize English clubs and debates in assigned TTC and demonstration schools. The goal of this assignment is to improve the overall English learning culture, English speaking and listening skills of students and teachers at TTCs.
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 Rwanda together as a group, so while the departure dates for the whole group could change, dates cannot be changed for individual candidates.
• Bachelor’s degree with specialization in English, TEFL/TESOL, education, or any other related field;
• Two years’ experience teaching English as a foreign/second language, preferably in Africa;
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with others;
• Demonstrated problem solving skills and innovation;
• Demonstrated success working with limited resources in a multicultural environment;
• Demonstrated spirit of integrity.
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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