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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 is seeking a Materials Development Advisor who will be responsible for the development of reading and instructional materials, ensuring that the content of the materials developed is effective. S/he will also be responsible for leading the production of multimedia classroom and instructional materials to ensure they adhere to the content developed by the Ministry of Education.

Reporting & Supervision:

The Materials Development Advisor will report to the Learning for Results Lead.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review and develop teaching manuals and guides for in-service training that will be used to roll out the teacher trainings;
  • Develop training materials that include how to teach the component skills of reading, classroom-based reading assessment, and methodology for teaching fundamental reading skills to children, as well as oral reading skills development in Hausa;
  • Ensure that all pedagogical materials align with government requirements and build on existing training materials as recommended by the Ministry of Education;
  • Ensure availability of materials available in innovative IT formats to support self-learning where possible; and
  • Collaborate with the other projects to ensure linkages and shared approaches and materials.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s Degree in education or related pedagogically oriented field preferred;
  • At least four (4) years of experience in work specifically to improve education programming directed to rural, ethno-linguistic underserved populations;
  • At least six (6) years of general work experience;
  • Prior experience with supporting family/community engagement of education outcomes;
  • Professional proficiency in written and spoken and English;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cultural barriers to education and to reading in Nigeria;
  • Demonstrated experience on other international development projects strongly preferred;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office; and
  • Fluency in English is required; fluency in local languages is highly desired.

Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Position contingent upon donor funding.

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  • Job City Abuja
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Creative is an international development organization dedicated to supporting people around the world to realize the positive change they seek.

In 1977 in a Washington, D.C. basement, four women with diverse cultural backgrounds and a single passion for educational excellence and opportunity founded the enterprise that would become Creative Associates International.

Charito Kruvant was a pioneer in bilingual education who had worked with Head Start in minority neighborhoods in New Jersey. Mimi Tse, originally trained as a chemist, was fascinated by child psychology and the development of the young mind. Diane Dodge was an early childhood specialist, and Cheryl Jones was an accomplished education practitioner. Both were from the United States.

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0 USD Abuja CF 3201 Abc road Full Time , 40 hours per week Creative Associates International

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 is seeking a Materials Development Advisor who will be responsible for the development of reading and instructional materials, ensuring that the content of the materials developed is effective. S/he will also be responsible for leading the production of multimedia classroom and instructional materials to ensure they adhere to the content developed by the Ministry of Education.

Reporting & Supervision:

The Materials Development Advisor will report to the Learning for Results Lead.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review and develop teaching manuals and guides for in-service training that will be used to roll out the teacher trainings;
  • Develop training materials that include how to teach the component skills of reading, classroom-based reading assessment, and methodology for teaching fundamental reading skills to children, as well as oral reading skills development in Hausa;
  • Ensure that all pedagogical materials align with government requirements and build on existing training materials as recommended by the Ministry of Education;
  • Ensure availability of materials available in innovative IT formats to support self-learning where possible; and
  • Collaborate with the other projects to ensure linkages and shared approaches and materials.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s Degree in education or related pedagogically oriented field preferred;
  • At least four (4) years of experience in work specifically to improve education programming directed to rural, ethno-linguistic underserved populations;
  • At least six (6) years of general work experience;
  • Prior experience with supporting family/community engagement of education outcomes;
  • Professional proficiency in written and spoken and English;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cultural barriers to education and to reading in Nigeria;
  • Demonstrated experience on other international development projects strongly preferred;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office; and
  • Fluency in English is required; fluency in local languages is highly desired.

Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Position contingent upon donor funding.

2019-12-07

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