Teacher Educator (Volunteer)

Application Closing Date – 31 March 2019

Role overview

The Teacher Educator will play a crucial role in VSO’s teacher education project in Myanmar. Based at an Education College, you will support teacher education reforms in Myanmar and build the capacity of local Teacher Educators (TEs) to deliver the new 4-year pre-service degree course. The role will focus on inclusive teaching practices and, in particular, the access, participation and achievement of children with disabilities.

Skills, qualifications and experience

Essential: • Bachelor’s degree or post-graduate qualification in education • Minimum of five years of primary or secondary school teaching experience • Expert knowledge of pedagogy and inclusive classroom practice • Strong track record in planning, delivering and monitoring teacher Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programmes • Experience of mentoring teachers

Desirable: • Qualifications in special needs • Experience of working in Myanmar or SE Asia

Allowance As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full-time basis.

VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.


VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

Find out more about how we support you before, during and after completion of your project and how you can stay engaged with VSO afterwards.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

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