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Program and Training Specialist – Education

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Program and Training Specialist for an international agency. Position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate has been identified.

Job Summary:

  • Works closely with the Program and Training Staff to design, coordinate, implement, and evaluate a professional training sequence for international volunteers to work effectively in the Basic Education Project.
  • Works to establish a productive and dynamic relationship international volunteers and local Guyanese education service providers. Provides a thorough orientation to local Guyanese education service providers, as well as ongoing guidance and support to international volunteers.
  • Provides technical and non-technical logistical support to Program and Training Staff.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, project management, community development or related field.
  • Three years progressively responsible experience in primary, literacy and/or life skills education.
  • Experience in information technology programs and community development is preferred.
  • Experience working within the varying levels of the Ministry of Education’s System in Guyana is preferred.
  • Experience training adults is required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (reading, writing, speaking) in English.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively.

This position will require up to 70% in-country travel.

A letter of interest and a copy of resume/curriculum vitae should be sent as soon as possible to the following postal address or hand-delivered to the following street address:

Post to: Hand-deliver to:

PM – Education

P.O. Box 101192
U.S. Peace Corps

Georgetown, GUYANA
33A Barrack Street
Kingston, Georgetown

Alternatively, applications may be sent electronically to:

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