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Education Technology Specialist - National Volunteer (Talent Pool)

Published on 24.03.2023


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Position : Education Technology Specialist - National Volunteer (Talent Pool)

Job Description

The education specialist trains and supports teachers, education management and community members to respond to these challenges in order to unlock the talent of every child. The ideal candidate has excellent teacher trainer skills, experience with education management, the ability to support teachers and learners in the use of technology and is passionate about improving children’s learning through digital education technology (DET).

Mode Of Delivery

Working at project location

Mode of Delivery (Text)

Working at project location – In this role, you will provide on-site support in the project location and/or VSO office, (full-time unless otherwise specified) for a set period of time.

Ideal Applicant Summary:

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  •  Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities : VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.


  • 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.
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Competences required:  


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Strong experience in training and coaching primary school teachers (secondary also acceptable)
  • Knowledge and experience in teaching early-grade literacy and numeracy
  • Experience in providing educational leadership and integrating innovative approaches to improve learning outcomes
  • Competent in use of technology, including tablets and smartphones
  • Self-starter able to build relationships and determine own work plan
  • You will be required to bring your own laptop and smartphone as VSO is unable to provide these for this project


  • Experience and interest in use of digital education technology
  • Experience in capacity-building role in a government institution Experience in developing training modules
  • Experience   in training of trainers (teacher trainers and primary education advisors/inspectors)

How To Apply

Please note that this advert is for a role we are expecting to become available in the near future once we have secured funding for the project. If you are interested in this, or similar positions, 

Job criteria for job ad : Education Technology Specialist - National Volunteer (Talent Pool)
Job category :
IT, new technologies
Industries :
Education, training
Services other
Employment type :
Fixed-term contract
Region :
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
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Key Skills :
computer training
Number of Position(s) : 20
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