Career Opportunity: Program Director in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

AMERICAN COUNCILS FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION ACTR/ACCELS seeks an experienced Program Director, English-Speaking Nation: Secondary Teacher Training Program.

For complete information regarding duties and responsibilities, qualification, and how to apply, please see American Councils: Program Director, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

The position summary follows:

The Program Director is part of a team that delivers the English-Speaking Nation: Secondary Teacher Training (ESN:STT) Program in Uzbekistan, funded for three years by the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Tashkent.  Based in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Program Director is responsible for guiding administration, monitoring, and reporting for the nationwide initiative that aims to improve the teaching of English in schools, with emphasis on the secondary level.  A three-tiered training and mentorship initiative will target trainers who will receive TESOL Certification (Tier 1), regional peer mentor teachers (Tier 2) and English teachers in all 14 regions of the country, in the capital cities and in remote areas. The project aims to build greater confidence for English as a Foreign Language teachers, and engage them actively as members of a valued and appreciated English Speaking Nation Corps.

The position reports to the Director of Teacher Programs at American Councils who is based in Washington, DC.  The Program Director supervises a team in Tashkent and will work with partners and key providers engaged in the project, to include TESOL International Association, George Mason University, several Uzbekistan educational entities. Including several Ministries related to education.  As a member of the overall American Councils team in Uzbekistan, the Program Director will also work under the local supervision of the Country Director for Uzbekistan, and with a talented team of professional implementing other projects in the sphere of education.  A Regional Director in Almaty, Kazakhstan also supports work in the region.

The Program Director performs duties with a high degree of accuracy and timeliness, while maintaining open communication with the team.

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