Position: Seasonal Model School Vice Principal (Anglophone) Supervisor: Program Manager for Education & Training Manager
Under the supervision of the Education Program Manager the Vice Principal will design, facilitate, monitor and evaluate model school for newer Peace Corps Trainees in Cameroon living in homestay s undergoing Pre - Service Training (PST). Peace Corps utilizes a community based approach in a rural /semi - urban setting to train Trainees . The position is seasonal covering the Peace Corps P ST timeframe which typically is 2 to 4 months (non - consecutive /mostly during long holidays ) and based where Peace Corps training takes place. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to work and live in a r ural setting with very limited resources . Teaching and cross - cultural skills are required.
The Model School Vice Principal will have the following roles and responsibilities:
Model School 80%
Trainee Support 20%
Model School :
Carry out registration of students and participate in the management of Model School funds in line with guiding principles in place.
Prepare pedagogic documents such as Report cards, mark sheets, master sheets, roll call lists, log books, scheme of work forms
Participate in technical sessions to share teaching experience
Facilitate technical sessions directly related to Model School
Support Roles ( Supporting Model School Principal )
Set up, organize, and run a six - week Model School which serves as practicum for Trainees training to be teaching in Cameroonian schools.
Do marketing of the Model School to recruit students and teachers
Prepare i nvitations for the opening and the closing of Model School.
Prepare students lists. - Set up attendance sheets for students and teachers.
Organize and supervise prizes for the best Model School students.
Write a final administrative and financial report of Model School
Conduct Pre - training Research to prepare task analyses, identify resources, and clarify training goals with Peace Corps staff
Collaborate with Language Trainers and other training staff to integrate all training components in technical lessons
Formally evaluate technical pro gress of Trainees including weekly individual feedback to Trainees
Maintain files of written lesson plans and handouts for all technical programs
Participate in the design and implementation of the competency - based language curriculum
Assist the Training Manager and the Program Manager/Program & Training Assistant in developing, assessing and redesigning competencies and training sessions as required
Participate, as needed, in design and delivery of follow up Volunteer in-service trainings (ISTs ) Trainee Support
Participate as a team member with other Trainers in the integrated design and implementation of the Community B ased Training program (including participating in pre-training research)
Ensure that safety and security competencies are incorporated and actively integrated in PST and effectively delivered to PCTs so that their achievement is properly evaluated and documented | Peace Corps Cameroon Personal Service Contract Statement of Work
Support the safety and security systems that are in place for PST , including reinforcing to PCTs their roles and responsibilities related to their personal safety and security
Evaluate Trainee progress according to the Trainee Assessment Portfolio and provide feedback to Trainees using the Coach Approach methodology
Provide guidance to Trainees and o ther training staff
Participate in non-technical sessions (i.e. technical/medical/safety sessions) to reinforce and provide support
Perform any other duty assigned by PM or TM
Education: University degree
Prior Work Experience : At least 6 years of experience teaching secondary education AND at least 2 years of experience in school administration as Principal or Vice Principal in the Anglophone sub - system .
Language Proficiency: Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes:
Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited supervision
Work as a team member under high pressure;
Efficiently design and deliver sessions using Adult Learning Principles and the Experiential Learn ing Cycle.
Skill as a trainer, facilitator, and mentor in a cross - cultural setting
Knowledgeable on differences between teacher centered and student - centered teaching approaches;
Proficiency in use of the internet and with Microsoft programs: Outlook ( email), Excel, PowerPoint , Word, etc.
Experience working in cross - cultural settings, sensitivity and familiarity with diversity of American and Cameroonian cultures;
Ability to work successfully within a multi - cultural office.
Strong communication and i nterpersonal skills, conflict management skills, diplomacy and tact with staff, Trainees, Trainees , community members and members of government.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and a strong sense of integrity.
A strong knowled ge of Peace Corps, its mission, and its approach to development.
Highly organized, analytical, logistics oriented, and professional with an ability to successfully network on behalf of the Program.
HOW TO APPY :
To be consider ed as a candidate for this position, it is required that you submit a cover letter, a resume, salary history , and at least three references to PROCUREMENTCAMEROON@cm.peacecorps.gov with Seasonal Education Model School Vice Principal Angl ophone in the subject line, by midnight local time February 14th 2018 .
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