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Volunteer Opportunity with VSO: Foundational English Literacy and Numeracy Teaching Advisor

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Volunteer Opportunity with VSO: Foundational English Literacy and Numeracy Teaching Advisor

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VSO announces its need for a group of volunteers who wish to assist in the eradication of illiteracy in areas of need.

Role Overview

By volunteering as a Literacy and Numeracy Teaching Adviser, you’ll be helping to address this. In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to be part of a large and dynamic team aiming to improve children’s learning outcomes. The work you do will influence every primary school in Rwanda, changing how they teach literacy and numeracy. You’ll provide high-quality teacher training, focusing on innovative and sustainable evidence-based approaches. You’ll also be working with a team of national volunteers, impacting upon 400 English and Mathematics teachers in your district.

Skills, Qualifications, and Experiences

  1. A primary education degree or Post-Graduate Certificate of Education. 
  2. Minimum of 4 years’ experience of teaching foundation English literacy and numeracy.
  3. Demonstrable understanding of learner-centered pedagogic techniques.
  4. Fluent English speaker.
  5. Good written skills in English.
  6. Ability to produce accurate, reflective reports with reference to qualitative and quantitative data.
  7. Key qualities of relationship-building, adaptability and resilience.

Note: for more information about this role, please download the job description.

About VSO

VSO is the world's leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. It is unique in the way it brings people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It's a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world's poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.


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Country of residence
Any Country
Both gender

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Young Professionals
Partial funding
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