Sunday, April 6, 2014

Education Resource Person - Save the Children (Apply by: 13 April 2014)


Job Title : Education Resource Person (Job Code : ERP)

Location : Sinnar Block in Nasik District

Positions : 7 Nos

Last date to send the mail : 13th April 14

About Save the Children


Save the Children is the leading, independent child rights organisation that works in India and in over 120 countries around the world. In India, Save the Children works in 10 States focusing on strengthening child rights in the key areas of inclusive education, child protection, health and nutrition and emergencies. Through our programmes so far, we have brought positive change to the lives of over 3 million children and their families in India.”

Job Purpose

Save the Children is initiating an education project in Sinnar block of Nashik district. The project aims to create evidence based model for improving quality of education for children attending government schools. It will be implemented in collaboration with Education Department, local communities and the School Management Committees in intervention schools.

Education Resource Persons will work closely with the Cluster Resource Coordinators (CRCs), schools principals and teachers and play a role of catalyst to improve quality of education in assigned 3-4 schools.

Main Responsibilities   
                
• Responsibility for effective planning and implementation of the project activities ensuring that the project delivers on its objectives and within the agreed time frame and financial allocations.
• Build and strengthen effective working relationships with Cluster Resource Coordinators, Gram Panchayat members, Head masters, Teachers, SMC members, Children, Parents in the project villages
• Work closely with community, parents and school management committees to ensure hundred percent enrolments, retention and effective usage of Building Learning Environment in Schools (BLES) components and practice for ensuring implementation of Quality Education in Government School.
• To capacitate Cluster Resource Coordinators, teachers, SMC members, students, parents from the assigned project villages on issues related to quality of education and project components including BLES.
• Deliver on outputs - in line with the objectives of the project.
• Maintain quantitative and qualitative reports and records of the initiatives conducted in the project schools/ villages.
• Develop schools/ village wise monthly plans, execute the plans, monitor progress and submit reports to the Project Officer on regular basis in assigned formats.
 
Professional Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree in Education (B.Ed)/ Master Degree in Education (M.Ed.)/ Graduate/ Post Graduate with experience in Education Field

Experience: 

Minimum 2 years of substantive engagement with schools/projects focusing on quality education

•        Teaching Experience at Elementary Level
•      Planning and conducting capacity building programs for School And Community

Professional Competencies and other requirements:

      • Comprehensive knowledge of key issues in elementary education
• Practical knowledge to prepare lesson plans, use of innovative teaching and learning tools and methods for improving learning outcomes in schools and ability to transfer these skills to other government teachers
• Commitment and desire to improve quality of education in government schools and willingness to closely work with government teachers, children and community members.
• Ability to operate and promote cost-effective approaches to maximize resources for children. 
• Knowledge of Spoken English and Computers 
• Strong communication, influencing and negotiation skills.
• Willingness to travel extensively
• Commitment to Save the Children’s vision, mission and values.
• Ensure compliance with Save the Children’s policies and practices, including the Child Protection Policy.



Interested candidates should mention the job code in the subject line and send their CV as an attachment at jobs@savethechildren.in   Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

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