Science, Math and Literacy Teacher-Training Opportunities: Bayelsa Teacher Development Project (NIGERIA)

 Teaching Job Opportunities at Bayelsa Teacher Development Project (Nigeria)
Teachers Media International is a global provider of professional development services for the education sector. Our aim is to help ensure that educators across the world are trained and supported to be the very best.

Our model of professional development is based on developing reflective practitioners and encouraging professional development to be collaborative and embedded in day-to-day practice.

Teachers Media International is recruiting to fill the vacant position of:

Job Title: Science, Math and Literacy Teacher-Training Opportunities: Bayelsa Teacher Development Project (NIGERIA)

Job description
TMI is seeking Canadian teachers to provide teacher-training as part of a teacher development project in Bayelsa, Nigeria, for a five-week contract (25 days). Trainers are required to deliver the following courses:

Jan 6 to Feb 7:
Teaching Strategies in the Secondary Science Classroom
Teaching Strategies in the Secondary Math Classroom

Feb 10 to March 14:
Primary 1-3 Literacy Teaching Strategies
Senior Secondary Literacy Teaching Strategies
Primary 4-6 Literacy Teaching Strategies
Junior Secondary Literacy Teaching Strategies

March 17 to April 18
Teaching Strategies in the Junior Secondary Math and Science Classrooms

April 21 to May 23
Teaching Strategies in the Primary Math and Science Classrooms


    Deliver four classes of teacher-training course in a period of four weeks
    Follow Trainer’s Guide in the delivery of said course
    Modify and revise course content as needed, in collaboration with other trainers, in order to best meet the needs of participants
    Ensure sound instructional use of Participant Manual during training
    Model sound teaching strategies, as described in the Trainer’s Guide, and ensure said strategies are practiced by participant teachers, in a collaborative setting

Desired Skills and Experience

    Minimum 5 years teaching experience
    Strong teaching skills in the respective subject
    Self-motivation, initiative and productivity
    A results oriented approach with the ability to take responsibility
    Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to prioritize competing tasks to meet tight deadlines
    Strong computer skills, including a working knowledge of word processing (Word) and web conferencing software
    Experience in adult learning an asset
    Experience in the development of higher order competencies
    International development experience, and/or experience working with educators in development settings
    Bachelor’s degree in Education or related subject
    Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should
Click here to apply online

 Deadline 23rd December, 2013

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