|Date Posted:||Sep 8, 2018|
|Closing Date:||Sep 16, 2018|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableNone|
|Years of Experience:||3 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Open Ended|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
About The Asia Foundation:
She/he will be responsible to communicate and work with schools covered by Kankor Preparation Activity to implement the Kankor Preparation Guidebook (KPG) and Methods of Success in Kankor (MSK) plans, practice mock test, use equipment properly and improve Kankor participation and result. Furthermore, she/he will visit schools with General Directorate of Academic Supervision and Learning Assessment (GDASLA) and General Directorate of Science and Educational Technology (GDSET) staff to collect, compile, analyze and summarize data, develop M&E reports and work closely with schools’ administration and GDASLA and GDSET provincial offices:
Provinces to travel:
MUST BE WILLING TO TRAVEL TO Herat, Farah, Badghis, Ghor and Kabul (security permitting).
Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the education sector with a very good understanding of its challenges and opportunities.
Excellent communication, facilitation and organization skills.
Excellent internal and external coordination and cooperation skills.
Fluency and ability to write official letters and reports in English, Dari or Pashto required.
Proven skillw of M&E planning and reporting.
Demonstrated ability in prioritizing, multi-tasking, meeting deadlines while functioning amicably under pressure.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Knowledge and good command of MS Office.
Duties & Responsibilities:
NOTE: This position will execute the tasks listed below in Herat, Farah, Badghis, and Ghor
Assist the schools’ administrations and teachers in implementing KPG and MSK plans practicing mock test, and using equipment in a proper way.
Recommend tools and strategies to increase program performance.
Develop plans for visits to schools and implement them.
Support project and M&E manager in the development of work plans by providing relevant field data such as start/end dates of academic year, examination schedules and so on.
Coordinate with schools to remain open during summer / winter breaks to enable students to use Kankor preparation materials;
Coordinate with GDASLA and GDSET provincial offices while visiting schools.
Assists the Project Manager in addressing issues received from schools and universities.
Meet the Provincial Education Directors (PEDs) periodically and provide update on Promote Kankor Preparation activities.
Coordinate among schools, the Foundation and vendor while distributing equipment and materials to schools.
Strengthen the engagement of parents with the schools in Kankor preparation related activities.
Support capacity building efforts of teachers teaching science and math subjects;
Support capacity building efforts of school administrators; and
Support development of school Shuras and increase of parental engagement.
Monitor progress of English, Computer and other exclusive courses designed for scholars to ensure the effectiveness of the trainings.
Monitor and evaluate all the activities of the Promote Kankor Preparation conducted by schools at the regional level, track progress of the activities and identify strengths and weaknesses.
Assist M&E Manager in developing M&E tools.
Develop comprehensive monitoring and evaluation reports outlining project achievements, weaknesses and recommendations and highlighting corrective actions to be taken to tackle weaknesses.
Develop and share the weekly reports with Project and M&E Managers.
Assists the Project Manager/M&E Manager in preparing progress reports at weekly, quarterly basis, as well as other reports requested by the senior management.
Job Location:Afghanistan, Herat
Bachelor’s degree in the fields of Education, Public Administration, Business Administration or any other relevant field; Master degree is preferred.
A minimum of three to five years of working experience with academic institutions, national and/or international organizations in the field of education, M&E, administration and operations.
Experienced in staff supervision, performance evaluation and recruitment.
Experienced in working with ministries – preferably MoE.
Experienced in working on USAID projects, but not necessary.