Creative Associates International, Reading Instruction and Teacher Training Specialist Jobs in Malawi

Closing
date: 27 Mar 2015
MALAWI
Reading
Instruction and Teacher Training Specialist
Education
for Development Division
Background:
Creative
Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm
that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and
stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more
than 15 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency
for International Development and the State Depar

tment, among others. Since its
founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and
is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Project
Description
The
objective of the five year project (“MERIT”) is to support Malawi Government’s
aim to increase the reading skills of 5.58 million primary school students in
Malawi by focusing resources, encouraging innovation, and striving to meet the
global need for improved access to a quality education over the life of the
five year strategy, through: (a) improving reading instruction in the primary
grades; (b) increasing parental and community support for student reading; and,
finally, (c) improving the policy environment for reading. Creative is looking
to assemble a strong team whose combined skills and experience can achieve
these goals. Creative is currently seeking candidates for the Reading
Instruction and Teacher Training Specialist position.
Required
Skills and Qualifications
·
At least three years of technical experience in teacher training programming
and oversight. This experience should involve direct work experience on reading
instruction, teacher mentoring,
coaching
teachers reading, classroom management and delivery of teaching instructions
using a
phonics
approach.
·
Experience with developing materials and managing national teacher trainings
(In-Service and Pre-Service)
·
Experience with teacher training curriculum development and implementation
·
Significant (at least two years) experience in designing and coordinating
trainings in technical areas relevant to MERIT, demonstrated ability to
effectively transferring skills and knowledge to program participants is
essential.
·
Experience coordinating trainings with scope and content similar to MERIT.
·
Technical ability to develop teacher training manuals on Early Grade Reading
Instruction (School and/or community based)
·
Technical ability on transferring reading skills using a phonics approach.
How to apply:
Application
Instructions:
Applicants
can apply by visiting the careers section of our website: www.creativeassociatesinternational.comor
here:
Please
note only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.
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