Teacher Education Officer
FHI 360
Location:                    Damaturu, Nigeria
1d ago

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Teacher Education Officer

  • Nigeria (Any)
  • Position Title : Teacher Education Officer

    Location : Damaturu, Nigeria

    Supervisor : Teachers Education Specialist

    Basic Function :

    Under the supervision of Teachers Education Specialist and as member of a program team, the Teacher Education Officer will provide programmatic support and specific expertise for teacher professional development.

    On an as-needed basis, provide support in trainings, supervision of trainers, material development, and program monitoring.

    Duties and responsibilities :

    Oversee the implementation of all teacher education activities in Yobe State in both formal and non- formal schools. Oversee training, coaching and on-

    going support of teachers and learning facilitators in order to improve instructional practices in literacy, numeracy and social and emotional skills.

    Work with Teachers Education Specialist to ensure technical coordination of state-level activities related to teacher education and curriculum development, and obtain support from directorates and local government authorities as needed Collaborate with the Teachers Education Specialist to promote the quality of teacher education activities by setting up quality assurance mechanisms and checks.

    Assist in the selection of Master Trainers. Provide leadership and oversight of training of trainers and step-down trainings to teachers.

  • Write reports of relevant activities, including materials development and training. Assist with planning logistics for trainings;
  • provide oversight and facilitation support during trainings Provide support for material development, including participating in materials development workshops, editing, formatting, liaising with graphic designers and consultants, and coordinating printing.

    Perform other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, skills and abilities :

    Process sub-agreements and task orders; monitoring program progress as well as financial expenditures and subproject deliverables.

    Ensure accurate and timely reports and other relevant documents for field programs, e.g., quarterly implementing agency and country office program implementation and financial reports.

    Contribute to the Division’s annual work planning and budgeting processes, including identification of potential projects for bilateral or third-

    party funding. Use knowledge of Hausa or Kanuri to contribute to materials development. Use knowledge of training facilitation to provide training support.

    Provide leadership and team building at the task level. With minimal supervision manages high volume work flow. Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues in assigned areas.

    Written and verbal communication as well as editing skills. Relevant computer software skills. E.g Microsoft Office (i.e.

    Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand-held devices.

    Resourceful through technology, research skills, and relationship building among several organization teams and units and professional organizations to resolve problems and initiate enhancements.

    Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

    Qualifications and requirements :

    Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent in Communications, Education, Behavioral, Life / Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field, and 5-

    7 years relevant experience. Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Communications, Education, Behavioral, Life / Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field, and 3-

    5 years relevant experience 2-4 years’ experience with education programs Prior team lead experience preferred. Prior work experience in a non-

    governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private organization. International or Domestic (US) Program Development or Program management preferred.

    This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.

    This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

    FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work / life balance.

    Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others and yourself.

    Please click here to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal.

    FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

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