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Teacher Training Specialist, TEACH Zimbabwe || Education... Harare

Education Development Trust

Education Development Trust Harare Zimbabwe

2 weeks ago

DUE: 05 MAY 2023

Salary Details: 2300 to 2400 GBP per month

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Teacher Training Specialist to lead and drive the delivery of the Teacher Professional Development (TPD) component of TEACH by aligning pre-service and in-service teacher training, delivering teacher training on effective pedagogy and lead a team of 20+ professional development officers. You will be providing in-country technical advice and guidance on developing and implementing contextualized approaches and practices directed at teacher development in foundational Literacy and Numeracy

Job objectives: an exhaustive list can be found in the attached job description below

Together with the Schools Leadership Specialist, lead the TPD roll out for 86,000 teachers across Zimbabwe in Catch Up Literacy and Numeracy. This involves providing technical training, coaching, mentoring, as well as high levels of project management and logistics

Support the Ministry of Primary and... Secondary Education capacity development system to enable teacher continuous professional development with clear trackable benefits to teachers at school level. This will require clear coaching and mentoring roadmap that strengthens and/or introduces innovation to the Ministry capacity development system

Collaborate with TPD materials content specialists and field-based teams to adapt training sessions in response beneficiary/stakeholder feedback and implementation experience, as part of adaptive management

Contribute to TEACH monitoring and learning, system strengthening national/policy agenda using implementation experience, and any innovations, collaborating with other TEACH task leads.

Ensure that there is a safe and respectful environment in which children can learn and remain vigilant and follow Education Development Trust’s child protection reporting procedures with any concern over child protection.

Person Specification

Strong background in teacher education with experience in designing and developing both pre- and in-service teacher professional education courses

Experience of supporting professional learning through mentoring, coaching, supporting workplace-based learning

Experience in coordinating and delivering teacher education projects on behalf on NGOs and/or multinational donor agencies

You will be required to travel nationally if needed. The role is likely to involve working outside of standard work hours, especially in the lead up to deadlines.

About the organisation

Education Development Trust is delivering the Teacher Professional Development (TPD) component of the Teacher Effectiveness and Equitable Access for All Children Programme (TEACH) in Zimbabwe. The main objective of the TPD programme is to improve the quality of teaching and learning outcomes in Zimbabwean schools, adhering to leave-no-child-behind principle. This is a £12 million programme which will run until October 2025 and will focus on improving teacher effectiveness in the classroom at national, district and local levels by building teacher networks, provide targeted in-service teacher training and support to pre-service teacher training. The program seeks to achieve improved, equitable access in primary and secondary schools with greater participation, retention and attainment of the poorest children, marginalised girls and children with disabilities. The programme will also contribute to wider reforms in the national education system, including inspections and assessment at foundational level.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal record checks. Education Development Trust also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme, and we may request information from relevant job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual misconduct, including harassment, during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

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