Manager, Leadership and Development
Bridge international
Nigeria, Nigeria
12d ago

Description

Manager, Leadership and Development Nigeria

Bridge partners with governments, donors, and parents to ensure that every child has access to an education that develops her full potential and creates the foundation for prosperity for the country.

We are dedicated to supporting teachers, empowering school leaders, and ensuring every child has the learning support needed to master the national syllabus and have the confidence to succeed in a competitive world.

Each of our project or country teams are supported through expertise and programming from additional offices around the world, combining world-

leading expertise in core design areas with locally resident leadership and execution. We leverage experts, data, and technology in order to support and scale every aspect of quality education delivery.

Bridge managed and supported schools are technology enabled and data driven to ensure accountability in the classroom for both teachers’ performance and children’s learning.

The Bridge model delivers significant learning outcomes at large scale by combining technology and customized learning materials.

At Bridge, we believe innovation and technology can transform learning. Our model which uses technology to deliver thoroughly researched and carefully designed daily lesson guides to teachers in our academies is proven to increase learning outcomes for children.

We are a solutions-driven, implementation-focused organization, using design principles to work in varied and often highly constrained contexts to ensure learning outcomes and positive development for children.

Working in regional and national scales is important to us, as empowering entire generations of children with core knowledge, skills, and confidence is what builds the foundation for a peaceful and prosperous future for us all.

Our mission is to provide our pupils with a life-changing education and we believe that every child should have a right to world-

class education regardless of her family’s income. Core to our approach is the conviction that every child can learn, as long as the school she attends is committed to her development and puts her needs to learn at the forefront of all decisions.

We have seen teachers and children transform and excel in both government and private schools that we support and manage.

We invite you to join this incredible endeavor that is having world-changing impact across multiple continents. You will join a team of dedicated change-

makers committed to ensuring that each decision we make keeps a child’s experience of learning as its guiding principle.

Academics / Academics

Roughly 2.7 billion people live on less than $2 / day. In their communities, there is a huge gap between the education offered and the needs of the population.

Too often the schools available to them fail. The quality offered is poor, teachers are unresponsive and occasionally abusive, and fees are expensive.

Bridge utilizes a Teacher Guide education methodology coupled with 'big data' (all teachers have tablets for instruction, assessment, and data-

gathering) that allows us to make lesson plans a little better every day.

What You Will Do :

  • Understanding the needs of Nigerian teacher trainees and providing thorough feedback to the content team and work with them to contextualize our global training content to Nigeria.
  • Hiring and training our training associates who will execute the teacher - training program.
  • Developing a facilitator - training program and materials including videos, manuals, professional development sessions etc. and videos.
  • Training,coaching and supportingto new facilitators as they begin new roles.
  • Observing and appraising facilitators according to the Bridge Training criteria for presentation skills and group management.
  • Overseeing the execution of each training to ensure that all sessions and activities are executed as planned.
  • Working closely with the administration, HR, technology and other departments to ensure that the training runs smoothly and that all trainee needs are met.
  • Working closely with the operations teams to understand hiring needs and implementing the selection process at training to make hiring decisions.
  • Documenting and addressing all trainee concerns and questions.
  • Evaluating training and creating a detailed report at the conclusion of each training.
  • Giving suggestions, ideas and feedback with an aim to improve the training program
  • Providing on- going training for serving teachers.
  • What You Should Have :

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Minimum of two years of teaching experience with proven track record of achieving high academic outcomes with pupils.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in teacher training or school leadership.
  • Management and Supervisory Experience is Significant.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint required.
  • You Are Also :

    A detailed doer You have a track record of getting things done. You’re organized and responsive. You take ownership of every idea you touch and execute it to a fine level of detail, setting targets, engaging others, and doing whatever it takes to get the job done.

    You can multi-task dozens of such projects at once and never lose sight of the details. Likely, you have some experience in a start-

    up or other rapid-growth company.

    A creative problem-solver Growing any business from scratch comes with massive and constant challenges. On top of that, Bridge works in often fragile, sometimes volatile low-

    resource communities and with complex government systems. You need to be flexible and ready to get everything done effectively, quickly, and affordably with the materials at hand.

    A relentless advocate The children we serve and teachers we empower never leave your mind. You know them, get them, have shared a meal with them (or would be happy to in the future).

    You would never shrink back from shaking a parent’s hand or picking up a crying child, no matter what the person was wearing or looked like.

    Every decision you make considers their benefit, experience, and value.

    A malleable learner You believe you can always do better. You welcome constructive criticism and provide it freely to others.

    You know you only get better tomorrow when others point out where you’ve missed things or failed today.

    A data-driven decision-maker When making decisions, you don’t rely your intuition alone. You collect data, you analyze it and make decisions with clear justifications.

    A curious investigator You ask why a lot. You don’t just take what you see and accept it. You wonder why it is that way, and are aware that the world we see is created by human choices and actions and it could be different.

    You wonder, and see the world as wonderful even when you want to change a part of it that is unjust.

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