Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a United States-based non-profit organization dedicated to discovering, and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA designs, rigorously evaluates, and refines these solutions and their applications together with decision-makers to ensure that the evidence created is used to improve opportunities for the world’s poor.
- Coordinate the development of intervention training materials that meet the requirements of relevant education project implementation activities.
- Effectively manage the Resource Development Team (RDT) and technical experts working on the project to develop relevant materials and resources for the STARS intervention
- Compile periodic reports to capture information on the preparatory phase of the STARS material review and development activities
- Monitor and track progress, make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful implementation of planned tasks.
- Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget, following protocols, and at the required level of quality
- Provide timely updates and progress reports to all partners
- Review existing TCAI resources and provide an inventory of materials and available set of resources needed to design a new set of curriculum for the STARS intervention at P4 – P6;
- Review GES Curriculum for P4 – P6 to determine learning standards and milestones (syllabus & inventory of relevant resources) to be used for the materials design and resource development process;
- Review existing manuals and resources on the role of the Circuit Supervisor to inform the CS Intervention model;
- Identify new materials to be developed for both the teacher-led intervention and the circuit supervisor monitoring support intervention;
- Ensure the material design and resource development workshop produces the first draft of relevant intervention materials;
- Ensure all materials and resources developed are duly validated by key stakeholders in the education sector, and final output reflects the literacy and numeracy needs of pupils at P4 – P6;
- Ensure the entire processes and activities are delivered within the stipulated timeframe.
Required Skills or Experience
- Master’s degree in Education, Humanities, Social Science or relevant discipline;
- Significant experience working in the education sector in Ghana;
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with senior officials in government and other partner organizations;
- High level project management and coordination skills, with the ability to identify risks and plan mitigation strategies;
- Experience in coordinating the development of educational materials, along with strong training and facilitations skills;
- Familiar with GES Upper Primary Curriculum with specific focus on literacy and numeracy concepts;
- Ability to work independently with little supervision and to carry out assignments to completion;
- Excellent management and organizational skills;
- Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
- Understanding of research and RCTs is a plus.
To apply, visit the link below and upload your CV.
Closing Date: 02/09/2017.