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    Literacy and Numeracy Specialist at Creative Associates International

    Oct 11, 2017

    Creative Associates International is recruiting for fulltime Literacy And Numeracy Specialist (Local Nationals).

    Job Details

    Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic development and post-crisis stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

    We are recruiting to fill the position below:

    Job Title: Literacy and Numeracy Specialist (Local Nationals)
    Location: Maiduguri, Borno

    Project Summary

    • In partnership with IRC, Creative Associates intends to implement a twenty-month project under the Education in Emergencies (EiE) component of DFID’s North-East Nigeria Transition to Development Program (NENTAD) that aims to deliver an effective response to the basic needs of vulnerable people impacted by the crisis in northeast Nigeria.
    • The EiE project will reach more than 100,000 children and adolescents in Borno and Yobe states with quality formal and non-formal education services, including literacy, numeracy, and social-emotional skills

    Position Summary

    • The Literacy and Numeracy Technical Lead provides technical guidance to the project’s support to improved literacy and numeracy instruction.

    Reporting & Supervision:

    • This position reports to the Senior Consortium Coordinator.
    • The Literacy and Numeracy Technical Lead will provide direct technical support to Education Officers.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Work in collaboration with the technical team to lead the implementation of project activities to improve student literacy and numeracy competencies
    • Provide expert guidance in the development of curriculum and materials related to the improvement of literacy and numeracy
    • Conduct regular visits to non-formal learning centers and formal schools (tutoring program) to monitor issues, support implementation strategies and monitor progress towards improved learning outcomes
    • Provide guidance and expertise to parental, community and government stakeholders in the development of literacy and numeracy improvement plans
    • Provide technical support to LGA officials, CSO staff and Community collation members


    Job Requirements

    2 year(s)
    Bachelor's Degree/HND
    Not Specified

    Skills & Qualifications: 

    • Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field
    • Prior teaching experience in elementary or secondary schools
    • At least two years of experience in the implementation of literacy or numeracy programs
    • Experience training teachers on teaching literacy and numeracy
    • Knowledge of current trends and research in literacy and numeracy and options for program development and delivery
    • Demonstrated ability to work in culturally diverse community settings
    • Professional proficiency in English
    • Ability to travel to Yobe state for extended periods

    How to Apply: 
    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's/Resume. 

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    About Creative Associates International

    • Type: Nonprofit
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