Mongu, Choma, Solwezi, Chinsali and Chipata, (Western, North Western, Southern, Eastern and Muchinga), Zambia
EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT CENTER (EDC)
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The USAID Let’s Read Zambia project is a 5-year project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by the Education Development Center (EDC). USAID Let’s Read Zambia works to improve reading outcomes for children attending pre-primary (kindergarten) through to Grades 3 and provide professional development for teachers to support reading interventions in Zambian public and community schools.
The Positions will be based in the five provinces namely; Southern, Western, Eastern, North Western and Muchinga.
The Reading Coordinators (RC) will provide technical direction and leadership for literacy strategies at the provincial level including working with the Reading Specialist and Senior Reading Director to conduct trainings, oversee and organize the work of the District Reading Coaches, and work with the Community Outreach Specialist and Field Officers to finalize key messages and roll-out training for PTAs/PSCS and Reading Corps volunteers.
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:
Reporting and Organizational Relationships:
Skills and Experience:
Fluency in English and professional proficiency (written and spoken) in the language(s) of instruction for the selected province are required – North Western (Kikaonde, Lunda & Luvale); Western (Silozi); Southern (Chitonga); Muchinga (Icibemba) and Eastern Province (Cinyanja).
Job closing date: July 28, 2022
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