Jobs in Sokoto at The Education Development Center (EDC)

EDC is one of the world’s leading nonprofit research and development firms. EDC designs, implements and evaluates programs to improve education, health, and economic opportunity worldwide. Collaborating with both public and private partners, we strive for a world where all people are empowered to live healthy, productive lives.

Education Development Center is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: LGEA Access Coordinator
Location:
Sokoto
Position Summary

  • The Access Coordinator will provide assistance on the expansion of access-related activities, including risk reduction anti safety, gender based violence, equitable education services, education and conflict analysis, non-formal education, well-being and psychosocial support and ensuring activities are conflict-sensitive and do no harm.
  • The position will be based at the respective Local Government Education office.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in analyzing and addressing barriers to educational access and participation.
  • Support in Access issues of supply and demand for education options/services;
  • Participate in analysis and assessment of education needs in emergencies;
  • Liaise with LGEA government and NGO partners to address barriers to access to education both formal and informal.
  • Liaise with non-formal education as well as Islamic Education centres to improve access to education for children.

Key Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree with at least one year (or Bachelors with at least 2 years) of relevant experience in education development, with familiarity working in local governmental systems in Nigeria.
  • Prior experience providing training and capacity building to staff and counterparts in areas of participatory planning
  • Undergraduate Degree in Education or related field;
  • Fluency in English and Hausa required.

Job Title: LGEA Reading Coordinator
Location:
Sokoto
Job Description

  • The LGEA Reading Coordinator will provide technical assistance and guidance to the project’s support to improved reading instruction at the IGEA level.
  • The position will he based at the respective Local Government Education office.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise the implementation of all Northern Education Initiative Plus supported reading material, all Northern Education initiative Plus supported trainings in reading, all teacher and classroom supervision and monitoring and all student testing efforts.
  • Ensure complementarily of activity approaches in reading across the LGEA, Liaise with LGEA government representatives and technicians on technical matters, and hears ultimate responsibility for ensuring that children its Northern Education Initiative Plus public, IQTE, and NRC schools achieve improved outcomes in reading.
  • Provide support to LGEA teams during school visits anti teacher support activities

Key Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree with at least one year (or Bachelors with at least 2 years) of relevant experience in education development, with tmiliahty working in local governmental systems in Nigeria
  • Prior experience providing training and capacity building to staff and counterparts in areas of participatory planning
  • Undergraduate Degree in Education or related field;
  • Fluency in English and Ilausa required.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive resume with a brief cover letter as ONE MS document or PDF to: [email protected] . If you wish to be considered for a post, please specify the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

Note:

  • There are no relocation allowances available for these positions.
  • Note that if the underline instructions are not followed application will not be considered.

Application Deadline  Thursday 7th April, 2016.

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