Location
Remote / Mozambique
Advertising Salary:
Competitive
Careers Site Advertising End Date
14 Jun 2024

About the role

Education Development Trust invites expressions of interest from qualified fluent Portuguese speaking education consultants to undertake work on the following:

  • Education Sector Analysis
    • Identification of barriers to increased equity and foundational learning outcomes.
    • Opportunities for improvements in the education sector.
  • Political Economy Analysis Report
    • Analysis of potential political barriers and enablers within the education sector.
  • Feasibility studies
  • Intervention List
  • Compilation of evidence-based and contextually relevant interventions and their likely impacts on foundational learning, that support all children’s learning outcomes, including marginalised children.
  • Concept Note
    • Development of a concept note designed for maximum political and strategic alignment.
  • Final Consultancy Report
    • Summary of findings, recommendations, and next steps.

You will have:

  • Advanced degree in Education, International Development, Political Science, or a related field.
  • Extensive experience in the design, implementation, or evaluation of foundational learning interventions, particularly for marginalized children in politically sensitive environments.
  • Strong analytical skills with substantial experience in political economy analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage effectively with government bodies, especially within the education sector.
  • Experience and strong understanding of evidence-based interventions targeting teaching instruction at level rather than grade.
  • Knowledge of other high-impact, evidence-based foundational learning interventions in Africa.
  • Expertise in gender and social inclusion analysis, preferably within the education sector.
  • Fluency in Portuguese, with the ability to understand, speak, and write effectively.

    Additionally:

  • Knowledge of the local context and experience working in Mozambique are highly desirable.
  • Being locally based in Mozambique is an advantage.

Please note, we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to close our vacancies early. You will be asked to complete a short screening form and upload your updated CV. Please take care to detail your experience in the relevant, specific areas mentioned above to highlight your experience.

About the organisation

At Education Development Trust, we improve school systems at scale; we partner with governments around the world to help turn ambitious, visionary education policy into reality. We invest annually in our programme of education research and this evidence underpins our work and informs policy and practice around the world. We have a long-established presence in Africa – running programmes since 1992 – and have worked with a range of governments, donor agencies and partners to improve education across the continent, providing short-term, expert consultancy and delivering long-term, national education programmes. We have specialist expertise in sustainable school system reform at scale – from improving literacy and numeracy outcomes, to large-scale teacher training and strengthening the capacity of national ministries. We are experienced in leading complex programmes in challenging environments and we also work with like-minded organisations to ensure we maximise our impact.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal record checks. Education Development Trust also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme, and we may request information from relevant job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual misconduct, including harassment, during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note, we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to close our vacancies early.

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