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IREX hiring Consultant for Teachers for Global Classrooms Programme


Brazil, India, Morocco, Philippines, Uganda, 12 November 2014

Position Summary

IREX seeks candidates with deep knowledge and experience in education to utilize their network with key players across the education spectrum and their experience in event management to facilitate relevant school, historical, and cultural experiences for U.S. secondary teachers.

The Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Programme is a year-long professional development opportunity that provides U.S. secondary educators with intensive training in skills, techniques, and methodologies that build their capacity for globalizing classrooms and core curriculum. As part of their programme, U.S. teachers will travel to one of the participating host countries for a two – three week visit. The in-country consultant coordinates and facilitates this portion of the programme.

Duties and Responsibilities

The local education consultant will work with IREX staff to:

  • Design and deliver key presentations on local education system and culture and facilitate participant discussion groups;

  • Coordinate local cultural and historical site visits;

  • Organize and facilitate meetings with local education officials;

  • Arrange and lead visits to local schools;

  • Coordinate meeting with the U.S. embassy

  • Serve as primary liaison for local participants and IREX fellows; and

  • Oversee logistics such as, lodging, transportation, etc.

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