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Application Instructions:

Please email a CV, letter of interest, and three references with contact information to ChemonicsSRP@gmail.com no later than October 12th, 2017. Please write “Field Support Associate” with preferred district in the subject line.


Project Description

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 (Component1);
  • Improve early grade reading assessment practice (Component 2);
  • Improve student access to supplementary reading material (Component 3);
  • Enhance participation of parents and caregivers in support of early grade literacy for out of school children (Component 4).

Position Objective

The goal of assignment and Field Support Associates (FSAs) position is to oversee the academic support provided by Field Mentors (FMs) to head masters/mistresses in the implementation of reading instructions in selected schools. FSAs would provide regular feedback to SRP District Focal Persons (DFPs) in SRP target districts mentioned above. In addition, FSAs will provide support in monitoring of non-formal education centres and SRP public libraries.  Please note these are short term positions and going to last for 7 months.

 

The Field Support Associates will adhere to and act in accordance with the Chemonics professional code of ethics, ‘Living Our Values’, and will make the principles of the code a part of SRP’s culture and operating procedures.

 Qualifications

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    • At Least Master’s degree in Social Sciences/Education, ADE graduates will be given preference.
    • At least three-year experience; teaching, teachers’ trainings, curriculum development, and student assessment.
    • Native Sindhi and Urdu speakers
    • Demonstrated ability to take the initiative.
    • Previous experience of Academic Mentorship with SRP will be preferred
    • Good team worker with analytical skills
    • Willing to travel in rural areas and visit public schools
    • Report Writing skills

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, political affiliation, 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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