Under the supervision of the Director of Programming & Training (DPT) and the guidance of the Training Manager (TM), the Technical Training Coordinator provides overall coordination of Peace Corps Indonesia’s technical training events for Trainees and Volunteers, and acts as a trainer of Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) serving in Indonesia. Technical training may be related to the Volunteers’ jobs as English teachers, community development workers, or other assignments to be determined. The Technical Training Coordinator works with the DPT and TM as part of the Programming & Training Unit (PTU).
Peace Corps Indonesia employs several weeks of orientation and training to prepare new staff members for their roles in the organization.
Roles AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Coordinate Peace Corps Indonesia technical training events (including pre-service training (PST and in-service trainings (IST)) with programming and training staff, and administrative and other staff as appropriate. This includes: preparing technical training curricula; integrating a technical training schedule into the calendar of training events, identifying training sites and resources; developing training methodologies, materials and tools; facilitating training sessions; and coordinating with TM on training budget as appropriate.
- Design and deliver technical training sessions at all training events using interactive teaching methods and adult learning principles, either independently or in collaboration with other trainers.
- Identify and brief guest speakers and resource volunteers to present at trainings.
- Collaborate with other relevant staff to conceptualize and design training approaches, which integrate technical training with language, cross-culture, health and safety. Provide constructive feedback to training staff members, Trainees and Volunteers.
- Assess and revise technical training designs and recommend changes and/or broader revisions to PST and IST events as appropriate.
- Reinforce Trainees’ and Volunteers’ understanding about their roles in development and in implementing their respective project plans.
- Maintain accurate records of technical training activities, including the number of hours delivered at each training event and the session plans utilized.
- Establish relationships with schools at the PST training sites in order to provide practicum experiences to trainees.
- Coordinate with PTU to develop needs assessments of Volunteers based on evaluation, observation, and input from counterparts and principals.
Reporting and Documentation Duties
- Working with the training team, compile technical training information from PCT/PCV and counterpart evaluations.
- Collaborate with training staff to prepare for and deliver training event debrief meetings.
- Prepare the technical component of the Training Status Reports as well as other required monitoring and evaluation reports.
- Prepare PST and IST technical training reports for inclusion in TM training reports.
Materials and Resource Development Duties
- Develop and update printed and electronic resources for PCVs as needed.
- Evaluate and recommend TEFL resources for procurement and distribution to PCVs.
- Identify and provide training resources that can support technical training areas, and/or enhance Volunteers’ work performance at sites.
- Collaborate with other program staff to manage information resource center (IRC) materials for training events.
- Establish and maintain a network of contacts and relationships in the TEFL community to enhance training events, resource development, and professional opportunities for Peace Corps staff and volunteers.
Trainee and Volunteer Support Duties
- Assist Trainees and Volunteers in improving their job performance and their social and cultural adaptation through technical support, cultural insights, and direction to relevant and available resources.
- Support Volunteers with personal and cultural feedback and guidance on various policies and procedures.
- Assess Volunteers’ needs regarding technical training by participating in site visits and reviewing self-assessments prior to training events.
- Act as the point of contact to Peace Corps Washington, Peace Corps Indonesia administrative staff, and PCVs/PCTs for the World Wise Schools correspondence match program.
- Assist in PCV project development and provide ongoing support to Volunteers in the field.
- Depends on salary history, the annual basic salary minimum is Rp.117,142,766
· University/college degree required, preferably in English Education.
· At least 2 years of experience training adults in English teaching, community development, or public
· Experience working cross-culturally.
· Oral and written fluency in Bahasa Indonesian and English required.
· Knowledge of Javanese, Madurese, or other provincial language preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
· Attention to details.
· Skilled at training large groups.
· Skilled at planning and evaluating training events.
· Knowledge of Peace Corps’ cooperative development philosophy, goals, and policies preferred.
· Ability to use computer and Microsoft suite of applications.
· Ability to act with diplomacy and tact with staff, PCVs, trainees, community members, and