The Student Learning & Curriculum Advisor will supervise the development and production of all project-supported local language literacy teaching and learning material.
REPORTING & SUPERVISION
The Student Learning & Curriculum Advisor will report to the Senior Pupil & Teacher Performance Advisor.
Required Skills & Qualifications :
Undergraduate degree in education or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.
At least six years’ experience relevant to this position required, with at least four years in standards development, teacher training, and materials development in early grade literacy in local language and English.
At least three years of supervisory experience with groups or teams of staff required.
Experience working with complex projects and collaborating with professional peers on joint products.
Prior experience with the development of early grade literacy materials, training programs, classroom monitoring protocols, and tests and assessments, including EGRA, required.
Team player and willingness to learn.
Prior experience with supporting civil society-based monitoring of literacy outcomes preferred.
Experience working with Nigerian government counterparts (at national, state, and LGEA levels) to design, implement, support, and monitor education programming.
Fluency in written and spoken English highly desired, advanced proficiency required.
Fluency in written Hausa required; proficiency in one other relevant language highly desired.
Develop, implement, and support teacher, school leader, and local government authority staff training in local language early literacy methods and materials, in coordination with the Teacher Professional Development Advisor.
Develop and support all local language teacher and classroom supervision, monitoring / coaching, and pupil testing efforts.
Ensure complementarity of activity approaches in literacy / reading across all project states.
Work closely with the Senior Pupil &Teacher Performance Advisor to develop working relationship with the relevant education MDA’s and other groups to support improved local language curriculum reform.
Provide TA capacity development design leadership and advisory support to state learning partner teams in accordance with TA plans for Teaching and Learning Materials (TLM) development support.
Provide support to improve the capacity of government education officials to develop leadership, managerial, and supervisory skills to sustain EGR policies and regulations.
Provide technical assistance for the dissemination of new policies and opportunities for bottom-up feedback at all levels through state-level workshops involving government education officials, community meetings, paper publications, and ongoing media campaigns.
Any other duties as may be assigned.