Vacancy for Teacher Education Officer (2 positions) at International Rescue Committee (IRC)

SCOPE OF WORK:  The Teacher Education Officer will be responsible for providing technical leadership for all teacher education activities, including leading and coordinating the teacher education and systems support activities at the national and state level.  The position requires experience with teacher training policy and practice, designing programs for data collection and analysis, and personnel management. The Teacher Education Officer reports to the Team Leader in Adamawa.  Primary Responsibilities:Ensure technical coordination of state-level activities and obtain support from directorates and local government authorities as needed.  Work closely with the Reading Officer to manage support staff and consultants as needed to ensure the smooth implementation of project activities across technical areas.Ensure the timely production, coordination, and reporting of all data: quarterly reports, M&E data, financial information, etc.Support the development of reading curriculum and standards in colleges of education in collaboration with NCCE and state based colleges of education. Participate in regular meetings and maintain regular communication with state level team counterparts, and with the Reading Officer to ensure coherent planning, M&E practices, and project troubleshooting.Represent the project in major state meetings and events as appropriate.   REPRESENTATION AND COORDINATION              ·         Actively  develop and maintain effective working relationships with key education stakeholders in Adamawa state including government actors, UN agencies, international and local NGOs, and other relevant actors. ·         Maintain strategic partnerships with local organizations, wherever possible. ·         Represent IRC to local communities, government departments, international agencies, local partners and donors as required.·         Upon request by the Senior Management in Nigeria, assist in organizing donor site visits by supporting field staff in the smooth design and implementation of agendas and visit activities.

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