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English Language Teacher Trainer at VSO

  • Full Time
  • Malawi
  • Salary: 00


English Language Teacher Trainer (EFL) Talent pool role – contingent to funding approval.


Role Overview Summary

As an English language teacher educator you will train the minsitry staff, colleges and primary school teachers in Central Asian countries (Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan) by planning, preparing and delivering BLENDED continuous professional development courses which include, conducting language proficiency assessments, face-to-face training, mentoring, coaching, and facilitating peer learning circles and facilitating synchronous and asynchronous online lessons.

The role is contingent to funding approval.

Ideal Applicant Summary

We’d love to hear from you if you have Bachelor’s degree or post-graduate certificate in education (qualifications in Minimum of five years relevant primary or secondary school teacher trainer / head teacher experience) and specialisation in English Language teaching and experience of developing, delivering of BLENDED teacher professional development courses in low-resource settings. If you consider yourself having a strong learner-centred pedagogical expertise; knowledge of using online learning platforms and tools specific to English as a foreign language. This role is for you

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.

Accommodation: VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world, meaning accommodation varies and will be basic.


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

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

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