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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Ethiopia: Teacher Training Adviser

Ethiopia: Teacher Training Adviser

Organization: Creative Associates International
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 13 Mar 2019

Project Summary:
The four-year General Education Quality Improvement Programme for Equity (GEQIP-E), funded by DFID, will work at the federal and sub-national levels across all 11 regions of Ethiopia. The objective is to improve the quality of education children and young people receive in Ethiopia (including safety and inclusiveness of the learning environment). To achieve this the program will work across four key areas:

  • Work to strengthen the delivery capacity of the Federal Ministry of Education (MoE) and Regional Education Bureaus (REBs);
  • Enhance the current national school leadership training, improve gender equity by working with four Colleges of Teacher Education in Mekelle, Bahir Dar, Jimma, and Hawassa;
  • Develop a revised school leadership and instructional leadership training program;
  • Strengthen the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of the program in order to provide assistance to education data capacity of the Federal Ministry of Education.

Reporting & Supervision:

The Teacher Training Adviser will report to the School Leadership Lead.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with the MoE, REBs, and WEOs to identify the worst performing schools and support and develop a collaborative improvement plan to strengthen and upgrade school performance levels;
  • Work within existing systems to deliver an effective, decentralized, standardized, practical training program and model of accreditation to staff in the Ministry, regions, and woredas;
  • Implement measures targeted at teachers to improve enrollment, reduce dropout, and increase survival rates for girls (also boys from pastoralist regions) and children with special needs;
  • Improve teachers’ classroom performance through school and cluster-based teacher development programs, especially focusing on early grade literacy and numeracy, focusing on inclusive approaches that promote learning of all students in the classroom; and
  • Coordinate with existing donor-funded projects working in the area of teacher training, including the USAID-funded READ II project.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in education or related field;
  • Eight (8) years’ experience developing, designing and implementing school leadership programs in similar contexts, preferably in a leadership role;
  • Strong experience working in Ethiopia and a strong understanding of the Ethiopian education Federal, regional, and woreda education offices;
  • Experience with school inspectorate assessment systems;
  • Experience designing and implementing in-school service training, coaching, and mentoring programmes;
  • Experience working on similar internationally-funded technical assistance program, preferably with DFID;
  • Knowledge of spoken and written English; and
  • Fluency in spoken and written Amharic.

Local candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Position contingent upon donor funding.

How to apply:

Please apply on our website:

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