Australian Volunteers International Vacancy: International Mentor - Teacher Training, Dili, East Timor

This is a new project supported by the governments of Timor Leste and Australia to support the roll-out of a new educational curricula and pedagogies in Timor Leste.

The role will involve International Mentor volunteers who will work alongside a larger team of National Mentors.

While National Mentors will play an important role in working alongside school leaders to develop their observation and feedback skills, the International Mentors are essential in bringing external expertise in child-centred learning and successful capacity-building processes.

The International Mentors will provide direct support and oversight to National Mentors and 'Accompaniers' in their support for school leaders. The International Mentors will support activities including setting up peer learning groups, observing classroom practice and providing feedback.

They will also assess progress of the leaders and teachers. If you are qualified, experienced and keen to support development of the education sector in one of the world's newest sovereign states please apply now.

This is one of five positions - two already filled and another three to be filled mid-year (commencing July 10th). Successful candidates are fully supported with flights, medical checks, insurance and living and accommodation allowances and receive pre-departure briefing, in-country orientation and support, language training, 24/7 emergency cover is also provided.

View this role on the AVI website HERE

Please contact Ian McDonald from the AVI recruitment team with any questions:  or +61 3 9279 1795 Applications are open till midnight April 14th, 2016. All applications must be submitted online through or forward a recent CV with responses to the selection criteria (see attached position description) to

Deadline: 14 Apr 2016