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Application Instructions:

 

Please email a CV with contact information to ChemonicsSRP@gmail.com no later than September 20th, 2017. Please write “Academic Coordinator cum MIS Officer” in the subject line. Locals from Khairpur and Sukkur districts will be given prefrence. 

 

Project Background

USAID is a development partner to the Government of Sindh and is currently supporting the Department of Education and Literacy with implementation of the Sindh Basic Education Program (SBEP) in Districts Sukkur, Khairpur, Larkana, Qambar-Shahdadkot, Jacobabad, Kashmore, Dadu and selected towns of Karachi city. The overarching goal of SBEP is “Increased and Sustained Student Enrollment in Primary, Middle and Secondary Schools in targeted geographical locations in Sindh.” The Sindh Reading Program (SRP) is a five-year initiative in the same geographic areas of the parent SBEP. SRP will support the SBEP goal based on lessons learned from USAID and the Government of Sindh’s legacy of early grade teaching and learning.

 Over the life of project, SRP aims to:

  • Improve teacher competencies for effective early grade reading instruction (Component 1);
  • Improve early grade reading assessment practice (Component 2);
  • Improve student access to supplementary reading material (Component 3);
  • Enhance participation of out of school children through Non Formal Education program (Component 4).

Position Objective

The position holder will mainly be responsible for component data collection, coordination with district and provincial teams (DO Literacy), mentoring the teachers and communication with communities. The Academic Coordinator cum MIS officer will at all times adhere to and act according to the Chemonics Professional Code of Ethics (“Living Our Values”) and will make the principles of the code a part of the project’s culture and standard operating procedures. This is contractual position which is going to last until May 31st 2018.

Qualifications:

  • Interest in Education Sector.
  • Minimum a bachelor’s degree in social sciences preferably education.
  • Good writing skills (English/Sindhi) for report writing as well as external release documents such as visit reports and monthly progress reports. 
  • Demonstrate ability to self-manage and function with limited oversight and taking initiative.
  • Understanding of gender equity and equality, social equity (including disability sensitivity) and conflict sensitivity.
  • Fluent or proficiency in Urdu and Sindhi preferred (and preferably additional languages used in Northern Sindh) and advanced proficiency in English.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Power Point), Excel data management skills required. 

 

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, politicalaffiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply





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