Basic requirement:

• Native speaker competence

• A Bachelor’s degree in any subject

• A recognised ESL teaching qualification – such as CELTA or Trinity Diploma

• 3 years teaching experience – most of which should be spent with young learners

• At least 28 years of age

Job Description:

• to upgrade teacher professionalism in English language teaching

• to develop proficiency in English for both trained and untrained teachers of English

• to devise materials for English language teaching and learning

• to design motivation strategies for learning English

• to assist schools with co-curricular activities with the support and assistance of local colleagues

Mentors’ Responsibilities:

• Report directly to the team coordinator on any matters relating to the project

• Plan, develop and coordinate professional development programmes and activities for teacher participants in the schools

• Conduct face-to-face on site centralized training for teacher participants

• Visit teacher participants in their schools and classrooms to assist them in practicing what they learnt in training sessions

• Observe lessons conducted by teacher participants for monitoring and tutorial purposes

• Conduct cluster and zone-level workshops or seminars according to a jointly agreed schedule

• Conduct demonstration lessons in schools for the benefit of teacher participants

• Attend regular meetings with Team leaders

• Liaise with schools senior management, especially the head teacher and Assistant head regarding English language teaching within the school

• Offer professional advice and assistance to school on English language co-curricular activities

• Prepare and submit programme progress reports • Prepare and submit teacher participation progress and observation reports

• Identify and develop a team of potential trainers among teacher participants in their cluster