Project Officer - Curriculum & Training

Job Description

Title: Project Officer - Curriculum & Training

Company Name: Room to Read

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Cox's Bazar Sadar)

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master's degree on Education, Social development, Social Science or any other related field;

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ To be based in Cox`s Bazar Sadar to support program implementation in Chakaria,Ramu,Teknaf & Pekua under Cox`s Bazar district)
∎ Initially the contract will be till 31 March 2022 with possibility of extension
∎ Position Overview:The Project Officer- Curriculum and Training is a member of the UNICEF supported accelerator project`s team member based within the Field Office and reports to the Project Manager. In collaboration with the CO Literacy Team, he/ she is responsible for materials design, including professional development to school and Room to Read staff about reading and writing instruction and library management and activities. The Project Officer- Curriculum and Training will directly work under the supervision of Project Manager- Cox`s Bazar and will collaborate with CO Literacy Team in designing materials for Literacy Program schools in Cox`s Bazar. This position will involve frequent travel to field offices and schools, as well as regular interaction with education officials, partners, school administrators, teachers and students. The Project Officer- Curriculum and Training will have to collaborate with Project Officers and Operations Officer who will be implementing the program activities in the schools in Cox`s Bazar.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Support the designing of teacher professional development to improve students' literacy skills and/or reading habit;
∎ Analysis of curriculum to develop teaching materials and design training and workshop modules for Literacy facilitators and teachers;
∎ Develop Teacher Training modules and facilitate training at Literacy project sites and active Reading, Writing & Instruction sites;
∎ Facilitate training on library management and supplementary reading period activities;
∎ Develop and/or contextualize contents of family and community engagement/sustainability and facilitate trainings for Head-teachers and relevant point teachers;
∎ Work closely with Reading Materials Unit to ensure quality reading materials;
∎ Support in the capacity development planning and process for the field monitoring staffs;
∎ Research and recommend program improvements;
∎ Assist Program Manager in planning, budgeting, forecasting, implementing and reporting;
∎ Support RM&E works

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum of 5 years related work experience especially in reading/literacy or learning improvement programs or library programs;
∎ Working knowledge and understanding of teaching methodologies, curriculum and teachers training at primary stage;
∎ Experience of developing educational learning materials and conducting training programs for teachers;
∎ Understanding of monitoring, evaluation and documentation process
∎ Personal:
∎ A professional appearance and good demeanor
∎ Strong attention to detail
∎ Strong written and verbal communication skills in English & Bangla
∎ Ability to travel frequently to districts throughout the country.
∎ To be successful as a member of the Room to Read team, you will also:
∎ Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact a dynamic non-profit organization
∎ Be an innovative and creative thinker - not afraid to try something new and inspire others to do so
∎ Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
∎ Have a strong work ethic and require minimal direction
∎ Work well independently as well as part of a team
∎ Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment

∎ We offer competitive salary

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Provident Fund
∎ 13th Month Allowance
∎ 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

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 10 Apr 2021

Company Information:
∎ 1 Apr 2021
∎ Room to Read

Category: NGO/Development