Primary Education Teacher Trainer

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Volunteers act as resources for elementary school teachers and occasionally provide classroom instruction. They work with one or more schools, including teachers' colleges, modeling participatory methodologies, conducting workshops, and providing ongoing support to local teachers. Some primary education projects focus specifically on health, HIV/AIDS, the environment, childhood development, English an a secong language (ESL), remedial education, science, language arts, or a foreign language.

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Education

Applicants must have a strong background in elementary education and a bachelor's degree in elementary or early childhood education; or a bachelor's degree in any discipline and certification in elementary education; or some teaching experience at the preschool or elementary level.

Many applicants have state teaching certifications.

Experience

Virtually all applicants have some teaching experience, ranging from one semester of student teaching to many years of full-time teaching.

Other relevant experience includes knowledge of teaching methodologies at the K-6 level; experience in developing education materials; and demonstrated skills in classroom management.

External Links

Primary Education Teacher Trainer Official US Peace Corps Website