Officer- Instructional Design & Teacher Support

Job Description

Title: Officer- Instructional Design & Teacher Support

Company Name: Room to Read

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ A Master's Degree in Education or a related field of study, or equivalent experience

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Position Overview: The Officer -IDTS is a member of the Instructional Design and Teacher Support Unit ("IDTS"), based within the Country Office Literacy Program. This unit is responsible for managing Room to Read`s program design and training curriculum related to grade 1 and 2 literacy instruction and primary grade library management and reading activities. This position will also collaborate with the technical teams at the partner level in project areas. This position will directly report to Program Manager-IDTS.
∎ Based in Dhaka Country Office and Reports to the Program Manager- IDTS

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Develop or update an existing scope and sequence of skills that is used to identify strengths and weaknesses of national curricula and a guide to developing RtR's instructional approach
∎ Develop and/or update existing instructional approaches for Grade 1 and Grade 2, including specific lessons in the areas in which national curriculum gaps exist
∎ As needed, develop and/or contextualize training modules provided by GO on the five components of reading for Grade 1 and Grade 2 Teachers' Training
∎ As needed, adapt existing session plans for library management and reading activities to support sequence of the Library Teachers' Training
∎ Develop and/or contextualize contents of family and community engagement and sustainability and facilitate training for principals and relevant teachers
∎ Develop assessment tools for tracking students' performance, provide orientation on them to the users and support in analyzing the results
∎ Develop and design the supplementary materials needed for Instruction and Library components and lead the materials printing and publication related tasks of IDTS unit
∎ Research and recommend program improvements
∎ Work closely with Reading Materials Unit to ensure quality reading materials
∎ Work as the lead technical point from CO for Dhaka Field Office
∎ Support in the communication and coordination with relevant government offices for any technical clarification related to Literacy program materials and others working groups
∎ Support in planning, budgeting and tracking, forecasting, implementing and reporting
∎ Support the WFP supported accelerator projects on capacity building and materials development process

Additional Requirements:
∎ A minimum of 5 years of professional experience
∎ Experience with reading/literacy or learning improvement programs
∎ Excellent knowledge and understanding of teaching methodologies, curriculum and teacher training at primary stage
∎ Experience in developing educational learning materials for students or teachers at the primary stage
∎ Experience in developing and conducting training programs for teachers
∎ Experience in developing and implementing programmatic improvements
∎ Prior success in working closely and building relationships with diverse groups of people and organizations
∎ Ability and desire to travel frequently to visit school sites
∎ Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Bangla and English
∎ Skills & Competencies Required:
∎ Strong planning, supervising, and program development skills
∎ 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
∎ Preferred:
∎ Experience in teaching at the primary stage
∎ Experience in developing and conducting on-site school support and coaching initiatives for teachers
∎ Development and use of observation and other monitoring tools and practices to assess progress of primary school interventions

∎ We offer competitive salary.

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Provident Fund
∎ 13th Month Salary
∎ Gratuity
∎ Health coverage including spouse and children
∎ Insurances
∎ Professional Development opportunities. The most significant benefit is the opportunity to work with one of the fastest growing international organizations, which has sole focus on education & continuously innovating efficient & effective social entrepreneurship

Application Deadline: 27 Nov 2020

Company Information:
∎ 14 Nov 2020
∎ Room to Read

Category: NGO/Development