terça-feira, 11 de abril de 2017

TEACHING AND LEARNING SPECIALIST


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TEACHING AND LEARNING SPECIALIST
Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.


Role Purpose: The approach of the Girls Education Challenge: Transitions in Mozambique is one of intensive support to teachers, and building up of professional relationships, targets, systems, structures and processes, that will emphasize, validate and support good quality and gender sensitive teaching at all levels.The Teaching and Learning Advisor for Girls Education Challenge: Transitions will be responsible for the strategic oversight and implementation of all components of the project pertaining to the quality of teaching and learning.The Teaching and Learning Advisor will lead the strategy to provide the relevant support to the project necessary to have an impact on the learning outcomes of girls.

Contract Duration: 2 yearsLocation: Maputo, Mozambique Qualifications and Experience
Essential Technical Skills:
  • A in Education and/or Development Studies, or equivalent social science discipline;
  • Understanding of child rights principles;
  • Working knowledge of English and Portuguese;
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills, and the ability to think and plan strategically;
  • Well-developed negotiation and communication skills, including experience negotiating and working collaboratively within schools, with school directorates and staff;
  • Knowledge and experience of Early Grade Reading Assessments (EGRA) & Early Grade Maths Assessments (EGMA)
  • Technical expertise in teaching and learning components (pedagogy); including literacy, second language acquisition, bilingual curricula and reading and mathematics sub-skills
  • Ability to analyze complex data in a technical area and to summarize and communicate this in ways that are accessible to a range of audiences and cultures;
  • Experience of working in a matrix-managed context and collaborating with a range of colleagues at different levels in the management structure;
  • Understanding of gender sensitive teaching and learning processes & environments
  • Strong facilitation and training skills;
  • Computer proficient and able to operate within an administratively self-sufficient environment;
  • Commitment to team working and support for cross-organizational initiatives;
  • Ability to travel within Mozambique up to 50% of the time.
  • Ability to advocate to government (at central and decentralized levels) and to other stakeholders, on key issues relating to quality of learning, especially for girls
  • Clear understanding of teaching and learning global discourse
  • Knowledge of the Save the Children's proposed approaches to learning, including Literacy and Numeracy Boost
  • Experience and expertise in training of teachers, both Primary and Secondary, including coaching and mentoring approaches, target setting and benchmarking
  • Experience in peer support approaches to learning, and harnessing student-to-student collaboration for learning opportunities
Desirable
  • Experience in the design, implementation and management of education programmes in Mozambique or similar contexts
  • Advanced Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning skills in relation to large scale education programming
  • Project Cycle Management, skills and knowledge
  • Knowledge of the Mozambican curriculum and teacher training models
Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding PolicySave the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Disclaimer:

Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

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