Position Summary :
The seven-year PLANE project, funded by the Department for International Development (DfID), is a flagship basic education programme to be implemented in Nigeria starting next year.
The Partnership for Learning for All in Nigeria (PLANE) project will directly support improved learning of foundational skills for children in Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa states and indirectly benefit children in those states and nationally, to enable better learning outcomes including for marginalized groups of children.
Creative Associates is seeking a Teacher Education Advisor who will be responsible for providing technical leadership for all teacher education activities, including leading and coordinating the teacher education and systems support activities at the state level.
The position requires experience with teacher training policy and practice, designing programs for data collection and analysis, and personnel management.
Reporting & Supervision :
This position is housed in Abuja, Nigeria, reporting to the Team Leader.
Primary Responsibilities :
Lead integrated state and Local Government Education Authorities, State Universal Basic Education Board, and School Based Management Committee working groups and steering committees in the following tasks :
Identification of education priorities
Assessment of education standards
Review and strengthen instructional quality and teacher performance assessments
Strengthen instructional quality standards
Lead regular meetings and maintain regular communication with state level team counterparts, to ensure coherent planning, M&E practices, and project troubleshooting; and
Represent the project in major state meetings and events as appropriate.
Required Skills & Qualifications :
Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
Position contingent upon donor funding.