TDSIG Committee are a dynamic group of volunteers who are dedicated to teacher development initiatives. For evenly distributed contributions, members work collaboratively together on two project teams. 

We currently seek one individual to join our TDSIG Committee for 2020. The initial term for this volunteer position is 3 years.

Description of project teams included in this position

Project A – Social Media Team Member
The elected individual will collaborate on a team to develop TDSIG voice and promote TDSIG events across our social media platforms currently in use: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • represent TDSIG on social media platforms
  • develop and maintain consistent TDSIG voice across social media platforms
  • devise strategy with other project team members to promote TDSIG events and TD-related content
  • online availability to regularly keep in touch with Committee (min. 1x/week to check and respond)
  • attending and/or reporting on projects for monthly TDSIG team or all-committee meetings online (90 mins)

Ideal candidates will possess the following:

  • familiarity with TDSIG initiatives, projects, events, and community
  • strong communication and social skills
  • desire to build and foster relationships with TDSIG members and the online community
  • both autonomous initiative and ability to work well within a team
  • familiarity with social media platforms and their effective and impactful use to build brand
  • ability to view current strategy and protocol while also suggesting clearly articulated alternatives
  • availability to attend the IATEFL TDSIG Pre-Conference Event in 2021
  • positive attitude towards engaging with a wide variety of community members

Project B – Scholarships / ECT Project Team Member
The elected individual will work on a team to promote current and devise strategy for scholarship awards. Additionally, the elected individual will work on a team to create content for early career teachers as part of membership partnerships with TDSIG. For more information about current scholarship awards, please visit tdsig.org/scholarship/.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • review and/or revise expectations for application to the TD Michael Berman Scholarship award (and new award for 2021)
  • review and/or strategise member competitions for various awards as they are determined by Committee
  • connect with local and international teacher training organisations to negotiate partnerships and benefits for TDSIG memberships
  • devise strategy for member-only content, particularly with ECT in mind
  • online availability to regularly keep in touch with Committee (min. 1x/week to check and respond)
  • attending and/or reporting on projects for monthly TDSIG team or all-committee meetings online (90 mins)

Ideal candidates will possess the following:

  • familiarity with TDSIG initiatives, projects, events, and community
  • strong communication and social skills
  • desire to build and foster relationships with TDSIG members and TDSIG partner schools
  • both autonomous initiative and ability to work well within a team
  • ability to view current strategy and protocol while also suggesting clearly articulated alternatives
  • availability to attend the IATEFL TDSIG Pre-Conference Event in 2021

To apply for this position, candidates must:

  • be fully paid current individual members of IATEFL
  • be a member of TDSIG

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR EITHER OF THESE POSITIONS..

➡️ Download full position and process info here.
➡️ Download and complete the Nomination Form here.

Nominations close on 15 December 2019.

If you have any questions about your eligibility, the position, or the process, please feel free to get in touch with me at [email protected].

We look forward to your nominations. Talk soon,

TDSIG Coordinator on behalf of our entire Committee