Ontwikkelingsorganisatie VSO Nederland uit Utrecht is met ingang van To be confirmed op zoek naar een Researcher.

The ideal applicant will have:


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Child Development or Psychology. Those with more advanced qualifications will have an added advantage
  • Experience in conducting research in a school environment
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills in English, both written and oral.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel. PowerPoint, Teams etc.
  • Self-starter to work with and quickly determine your own work plan.
  • Computer literate (MS Office) and confident in the practical use of technology for teaching and communication.
  • Knowledge and experience of how children learn and how to apply that to the improvement of learning outcomes
  • You will be required to bring your own laptop as VSO is unable to provide computers for this project.
  • A willingness to ride a motorcycle as this will be the primary method of transport when visiting schools in your district (lessons will be provided).


  • Experience of developing training modules Experience and interest in the use of EdTech through a projector approach.
  • Knowledge and experience in primary school teaching and/or early grade learners especially literacy, numeracy and English as an additional language.
  • Experience in action research, data analysis and use of data for decision making
  • Knowledge and experience in monitoring and evaluation
  • Knowledge and experience in financial management, arranging capacity building activities
  • Experience working in sub-Saharan Africa or resource-poor settings

Besides these skills, you need to be openminded, respectful, resilient and adaptive to new situations. It is important that you can facilitate positive change, build sustainable working relationships and are willing to seek and share knowledge. 


How to apply? 

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Contact our recruiter: 

Kelly Helinski


Over Ontwikkelingsorganisatie VSO Nederland

VSO is een internationale ontwikkelingsorganisatie die door duurzame kennisuitwisseling werkt aan een rechtvaardiger wereld zonder armoede. Op aanvraag van lokale organisaties in Afrika en Azië zenden wij vakdeskundigen uit die hun kennis en ervaring daar delen. Lokale organisaties kunnen daardoor hun werk effectiever doen. VSO heeft per jaar 200 onderwijsvacatures dus bezoek de VSO website en kijk hoe een onderwijsfunctie in een ontwikkelingsland er voor jou uit kan zien.