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Preparatory School English Language Lecturer

Project description

The Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation in Guinea has requested the support of Peace Corps Response Volunteers (PCRVs) to serve as Preparatory School English Language Lecturers. The creation of Classes Préparatoires aux Grandes Écoles (CPGE) is a strategic initiative led by the Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation (MESRSI) to advance higher education in Guinea. The primary goal of CPGE is to enhance the academic proficiency of high school graduates across diverse fields, equipping them for further studies.

The PCRVs will support CPGE staff to elevate the students' English proficiency level by teaching language in practical contexts and strengthening fundamental grammar and syntax knowledge. The PCRVs will also support students in preparing for oral and written entrance exams and guide students in practicing text translation exercises.

Candidates selected for this position will be arriving in Guinea together as a group, so while the departure dates for the whole group could change, dates cannot be changed for individual candidates.

Required skills

• Bachelor's degree in English or a related field
• Experience in creating lesson plans and effectively teaching students about theories, methodologies, and practical tasks
• Demonstrated mastery of English grammar and ability to effectively share that knowledge.
• Familiarity with relevant learning psychology, styles, and strategies
• Strong public speaking and oral presentation abilities
• Familiarity with modern teaching methods

Living conditions

Learn more about the Volunteer experience in Guinea: Get detailed information on culture, communications, housing, and health/crime statistics in order to make a well-informed decision about serving.

Medical considerations

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