ICT in Education Advisor at Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)

 VSO is the world's leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our highimpact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: ICT in Education Advisor Location: AbujaJob DescriptionThe volunteer will be based either in VSO’s Country Office in Abuja or in its office in Northern Nigeria, and will work with the Colleges of Education in 5-6 Northern States, other project partners, and schools.Job PurposeTo play a key role in the supporting the implementation of VSO’s projects engaged in ICT in Education work.The position is expected to provide support to ICT in Education Projects in Northern Nigeria.This position will be based in Abuja with project related travel to the state of Jigawa, Katsina and Zamfara.ResponsibilitiesThe volunteer will have a range of tasks and activities:Support in the design of a Needs Assessment for training needs identification of teachers in the area of ICT in EducationSupport in the design of a Needs Assessment in gap analysis in MIS in schools and skills in teachersSupport the development of a basic ICT training material relevant for pre-service training of teachersSupport the development of on-going ICT training programme as a basic requirement for college staff and new intake trainee teachersSupport the planning, organizing and facilitation of ICT training events to college staffSupport similar ICT training programmes for other colleges in liaison with the COE and VSO NigeriaKey Performance Indicators The Key performance indicators of this placement are:Number of volunteers and partners who have increased skills in data collection and analysisNumber of teachers who have increased skills in data collection and analysisNumber of beneficiaries reached and supported on the basic education project intervention.Number of children who received quality education as a result of the support from the national volunteersNumber of national volunteers that are able to deliver adequate support to ICT in Education projectsNumber of partners, volunteers and other beneficiaries who are able to write reports, case studies and success/significant change stories.Evidences of monitoring and evaluation support to project partners and VSO, through reports and feedbacks.CompetenciesBuilding and Sustaining working relationships:The social skills to build and actively maintain working relationships that foster teamwork and collaboration with others for the benefit of a common goal.Open Minded and Respectful:A non-judgemental approach that values other people and culture.Seeking and Sharing Knowledge:Recognition that learning is a two-way and continuous process.Facilitating Positive Change:The ability to analyse problems and develop lasting solutions in line with VSO approaches.Adaptability:A flexible approach and the ability to adapt behaviour to different situations.Resilience:The self-confidence to work with a variety of situations, diverse people and ambiguity.Skills and KnowledgeEssential:Knowledge and experience of design and implementation of training programs in relation to using ICT in EducationExperience of training on IT/ICT in Education, especially to teaching and non-teaching staffExperience in IT Architecture Development (Technology Architecture and Software Architecture)Sound general IT technology understandingExperience in Project ManagementGood skills in computer maintenanceExperience in Training on the jobDesirable:Experience in developing ICT strategies for organizationsGood report writing skillsAwareness and sensitivity of cross-cultural settingsA preparedness to work with limited resources within a challenging environmentPatience, tolerance and flexibilityAbility to work independentlyAbility to maintain good working relationshipCreativity in problem solving & conflict resolutionEnthusiastic and good team player 

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