Adviser- Pre-Primary Education

Job Description

Title: Adviser- Pre-Primary Education

Company Name: Room to Read

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master's Degree in Early Childhood Development, Education, Social Science, or related fields.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 8 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Provide technical leadership and assistance on the overall pre-primary approach with a focus on teaching and learning material development, training, and capacity building for a variety of stakeholders responsible for children's learning; as well as approaches for testing and scaling up learning methodologies to improve learning outcomes
∎ Responsible to ensure timely deliverable of pre-primary education activities according to the approved project document and work plan;
∎ Undertake monthly/quarterly planning to ensure the project deliverables related to pre-primary and implementation accordingly;
∎ Review and analyze existing government pre-primary teaching-learning package to design and development of improved child-centered and gender-responsive teaching-learning methodologies and materials with the respective RtR CO technical team and Govt department
∎ Review and analyze existing government pre-primary teacher education curriculum and training packages to align with the child-centered and gender-responsive teaching-learning methodologies, practices, and design training/workshop for headteachers, pre-primary teachers, staff, and relevant govt officials;
∎ Facilitate capacity-building sessions for targeted personnel from PTI, URC, other govt officials, head-teachers, and program staff on Pre-primary education.
∎ Review the existing supplementary materials package for pre-primary grades and finalize the package in consultation with the respective RtR CO technical team and Govt officials;
∎ Review and finalize assessment framework of pre-primary education and implementation plan in consultation with the other team members and CO-based technical team;
∎ Work closely with relevant government stakeholders to ensure sustainable programming aligned with the Govt's Pre-primary operational and technical framework
∎ Help analyze data to inform the periodic review and course correction to ensure that program activities are based on evidence and generating innovative approaches towards improved learning outcomes at the pre-primary level.
∎ Support in documenting lessons learned and best practices of the program
∎ Ensure that issues of gender and disability are factored into the program design
∎ Ensure timely submission of reports to Literacy Director;
∎ Report timely the implementation of the program targets related to pre-primary education;
∎ Review program reports and responds as necessary;
∎ Engage with government and do outreach in support of program activities, especially in relation to implementation, scale-up, and sustainability of the pre-primary intervention.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum of 8 years related work experience with at least 3 years in a similar position
∎ Good knowledge and understanding of education issues, including teaching methodologies and community involvement in schools
∎ Should have experience in working closely with relevant government stakeholders to ensure sustainable programming aligned with the Govt's Pre-primary operational and technical framework
∎ Support in developing government pre-primary teaching-learning package will be added as an advantage
∎ Strong planning, coaching, and program development skills
∎ Skills & Competencies Required:
∎ Expertise in data analysis and preparing analytical reports is a must
∎ Understanding of monitoring, evaluation, and process documentation
∎ Strong motivation in working or volunteering in a non-profit organization that is focused on maintaining high-quality work and low overhead
∎ Prior track record of achieving results in a fast-paced, growth-oriented global or regional organization
∎ Skills of typing in Bangla
∎ Ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously
∎ Personal:
∎ Strong interpersonal and communication skills
∎ Work more effectively in problem-solving and delegation approach
∎ Ability to stay in the field and travel to designated project sites
∎ Proven track record of achieving results
∎ Computer literate (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
∎ Analytical and critical thinking skills,
∎ Workshop/training and facilitation skill,
∎ Report writing experience,
∎ Prior success working closely and building relationships with diverse groups of people
∎ Prior experience working with schools, teachers, administrators, and government officials.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 31 Oct 2021

Company Information:
∎ 24 Oct 2021
∎ Room to Read

Category: NGO/Development

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