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Teacher Support Officer Job at Pencils of Promise - Career Opportunity in Ghana
Job Category: Education/ Academic/ Teaching
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  25 February 2020
Duty Station: Accra
Posted: 12-02-2020
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 12-02-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 12-02-2065
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Teacher Support Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Teachers & Education ]


Jobs at:

Pencils of Promise

Deadline of this Job:
25 February 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Ghana , Accra , West Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

We believe every child should have access to quality education. We create schools, programs and global communities around the common goal of education for all. 100% of online donations go to PoP programs .

Job Responsibilities
• Organize and implement teacher support programming in conjunction with the Teacher Support Team, Country Director and GES
• Conduct scheduled bi-monthly visits at assigned PoP schools in the teacher support program
• Coach and provide feedback to teachers, incorporating strategies and methods shared during workshops as well as general knowledge, follow assigned rubric for best performance
• Create, develop and present materials for teacher support workshops (with support from Programs Manager and Impact Training Specialist)
• Facilitate Teacher Support workshops where necessary
• Participate in E-Reader distributions/pick-ups
• Update and repair broken or malfunctioning E-Readers
• Check, charge and download content to all E-Readers each term
• Manage E-Readers in all of your assigned PoP schools
• Ensure that all students (eligible) have an E-Reader, check-in with contact person regularly, provide additional training if necessary
• Complete and share collected E-Reader data with Intern and any other assigned E-Reader contact persons
• Support parents and community leaders to maximize the use of the E-reader at home
• Update Salesforce regularly with the support of Teacher Support Team and Programs Manager
• Meet with assigned Coordinator bi-monthly to discuss successes and challenges
• Assist with the distribution and use of PoP’s literacy materials and other learning resources
• Stay up to date on best practices in the fields of education, teacher training, and technology
• Contribute to the management and carrying out of PoP Ghana’s literacy innovations in selected schools

Job Skills: Not Specified

Job Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Education, Technology or related field
• A professional teacher or experience teaching basic reading skills
• Very good knowledge of the Education system in Ghana
• At least 1 year experience in training and capacity building, especially on participatory methods of teaching at the basic school level
• Strong knowledge of diverse teaching methodologies and technologies or a willingness to learn
• Strong ICT use and troubleshooting skills
• Familiarity with tablet and E-Reading devices
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and the internet
• Self-motivated, ability to take initiative, and manage his/her own workload
• Strong problem solving skills
• Comfortable working in both urban and rural setting
• Community mobilization and engagement skills
• Strong communication and organizational skills
• Willing to work with children
• Passion for Pencils of Promise Mission
• Ability to ride a motorcycle is an advantage

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


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