Friday , February 3 2023

US Peace Corps Jobs Opening For Special Education Teacher Trainer

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Job Description:

A Peace Corps Response Volunteer (PCRV) is needed to serve as a Special Education Teacher Trainer in the Special Education Department (SPD) in the Ministry of Education in Dominica, Eastern Caribbean. The Ministry of Education is developing its plan to create and offer training in special education to increase its capacity in this area, and SPD hopes to engage teachers in a staff development program with the assistance of trained personnel at two schools on the island, which could be extended to other schools. T

Job Responsibilities:

  • The PCRV will collaborate with the Principals and special education teachers in the Roseau Primary School (a public primary school) and the Alpha Centre (a special school for children with intellectual disabilities).
  • The PCRV will conduct an assessment with the MOE and staff of the target schools and then co-develop and co-implement with SPD a training for a cohort of 10 educators from the Roseau Primary School, Alpha Centre and other schools based on the needs assessment of the target schools.
  • The overall goal of this assignment is to build the capacity of SPD to meet the diverse needs of the schools, teachers, and students with special education needs.

Job Requirements:

  • Able to provide technical expertise and guidance to school and the special education department in the preparation and implementation of special education plan.
  • Knowledge of inclusive education practices.
  • Knowledge of the principles and methods used in teaching students with special educational needs.
  • Training in ICT integration in education
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Qualification & Experience:

  • 3 years designing and facilitating training workshops for adult learners
  • Experience in developing a comprehensive program.
  • Master’s degree in Special Education with at least 2 years of teaching experience
  • 2 years of professional administrative or consultative experience in the field of special education
  • Experience maintaining records and prepared reports.

Job Details:

Company: Peace Corps

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Washington, DC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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