Teaching & Learning Specialist – RTI

RTI (www.rti.org) is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and multidisciplinary services.

RTI is recruiting candidates for the USAID-funded Tanzania Tusome Pamoja “Let’s Read Together” program

RTI International is accepting applications from qualified staff for the USAID/ Tanzania Tusome Pamoja Program (2016-2021) in Tanzania. The 5-year program will assist the Ministry of Education to replicate and scale up reading, writing and arithmetic improvement interventions in schools with an emphasis on curriculum and materials ddvelopment for Grades 1-4 in Swahili and English. On behalf of the USAID/Tanzania, RTI will work with regional, district, and ward personnel to implement reading, writing, and arithmetic reforms in four mainland regions of the country and Zanzibar. with support given to approximately 3000 public primary schools in the selected regions. Additionally, Tusome Pamoja will implement activities to engage communities and parents to further the goals of improved student learning outcomes.

We are accepting expression of interests (CV/Resumes) for the following positions:

TEACHING & LEARNING SPECIALIST (TLS) to be based in MTWARA, RUVUMA, IRINGA & MOROGORO

The T&L Specialist will support Local Government Authorities (LGA) to improve mastery of early Grade Reading Writing and Arithmetic skills among standard 1-IV Students. S/he will work closely with LGA’s and implement INSET training, monitoring and coaching in the respective region.

Qualifications:
Bachelor Degree in Education with 06-years’ experience OR, A Master’s Degree in Education with 03-years’ experience preferably on a USAID/USG or another donor-funded project in Tanzania. Relevant experience in development, including education reforms, teaching training, coaching & mentoring, literacy and research. Experience and proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with Government counterparts and other Stakeholders. Excellent communication skills in English and Kiswahili languages.

To apply; please email your updated CV/Resume and Cover Letter only to tusomepamojahr@gmail.com Application deadline is October 31, 2017. Please indicate name of the position that you are applying for in the Subject Line of your Application. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

RTI International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Source: The Guardian October 17, 2017

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