Teacher Training Coordinator, Fhi 360
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Teacher Training Coordinator, Fhi 360
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address todayâs interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.Â <strong>Job Status:</strong> Full Time Job,<strong>Remuneration:</strong> Attractive,
Job ID: 15301<strong>Location:</strong> Cross Rivers, NigeriaFHI 360 is recruiting to fill the below position:Â
The FHI 360 Four Pillars PLUS project in Nigeria aims to improve the quality and relevance of secondary education for girls and other vulnerable children (OVC) and boost retention rates in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. The project will offer scholarships, girlsâ mentoring, teacher training, and encourage community participation to address the complex barriers to education for girls and OVCs. The PLUS component will focus on strengthening Adolescent Reproductive Health Education, addressing Early Pregnancy, Early Marriage and SRGBV. This is a 4 year project with funds provided annually.Â Position Summary
Under the direction of the Project Manager, the Four Pillars PLUS Teacher Training Coordinator will be responsible for working closely with the project manager identifying a cohort of head teachers and teachers, school officials and administrators, local education officials in relevant ministries in the project schoolsâ communities and organizing training workshops on participatory methodologies, pedagogy, math and science, gender sensitivity and inclusion to improve the quality of teaching and enrich the learning experience for all students, particularly girls.
Through regular classroom observation, evaluation and feedback, the Teacher Training Coordinator will ensure that all trained teachers and school officials are applying lessons learned in the classrooms and across the schools with the objectives of increasing retention and improving academic performance for all students.
The Teacher Training Coordinator will assist in the monthly report and work plan preparation; organize and execute teachersâ training workshops; monitor and evaluate trained teachersâ performance; research and provide support to the Project Manager and facilitate the creation of drop down trainings for sustainability of quality education for girls and OVCs in secondary schools.
Essential Job Functions
Work closely with the Project Manager to engage school principals, school community, beneficiaries, and other stakeholders to assess quality education gaps and needs;
Identify a cohort of head teachers, teachers, school management members and relevant MOE representatives for training;
Develop teacher training modules â either cluster or cascade model;
Create a calendar of training and follow up for each school based on needs assessment;
Assist the Mentor Coordinator in the development of supplemental, life, civic and social skills curriculum;
Plan and manage all activities related to the design and delivery of innovative teacher training techniques and materials development for active, participatory student-centered learning;
Assess trained school staff performance on a regular and informal basis, identifying areas of need or weakness, and develop and deliver solutions or responses to these needs;
Facilitate the delivery of pedagogical and gender sensitive teacher training;
Develop a calendar of school visits and share calendar with schools to follow up with teachers as to their use of new techniques in the classroom;
Organize, if desired by school, other supportive activities for teacher professional development;
Facilitate, train, and follow up with SchoolM anagement Committees to support girlsâ education in order to support the teachers and school administration;
Work with Project Manager to develop Implementation Plans and Performance Monitoring/Evaluation Plans for education activities on a six month basis;
Submit monthly reports to Project Manager on progress of project activities;
Assist the Project Manager in the monthly and annual reporting on teacher training and performance activities;
Perform other duties as necessary and appropriate.
Â Job QualificationÂ
Bachelorâs degree in Education/Teacher Training/International Development, Gender Studies, Social Science, Education or equivalent with a strict minimum of 5 yearsâ work experience in relevant fields Masterâs Degree preferred (possession of a relevant second degree will be an advantage);
Must be computer literate (MS Office Package/Internet, etc.)
Must be able to provide three references from previous employment or university;
Necessary Skills and Abilities:
Fluency in English and local languages is required;
Experience in working with schools, preferably secondary schools, and local communities in Nigeria;
Ability to work individually as well as on a team;
Ability to take initiative is essential;
Understanding the ways that CBOs / NGOs operate;
Ability to inspire girls and passion for the development of young people;
Excellent interpersonal, facilitation and presentation skills;
Application Closing Date
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