WUSC Consultant/ Numeracy Content Developer Jobs in Kenya
WUSC Consultant/ Numeracy Content Developer Jobs in Kenya WUSC – World University Service of Canada – is a leading Canadian non-profit organization in international development, committed to providing education, employment and empowerment opportunities that improve the lives of millions of disadvantaged youth around the world.
Scope of Work
In most refugee settings, the education of key refugee children is often seen as a difficult undertaking and children, parents and organizations struggle to carry out their work as a result of operating within vulnerable contexts.
The host communities around the refugee camps also struggle with low learning outcomes.
Given the project context, and the extent of trauma, mental health challenges and other barriers providing marginalized girls with access to quality education is one of our priorities.
Strengthening literacy any numeracy is also a critical component of improving opportunities for girls to learn and succeed in life.
The purpose of this assignment is to capacity build and support the development of high-quality numeracy manuals for training teacher in upper primary and secondary schools.
Duties and Responsibilities
Support the development and review of the numeracy skills training content in consultation with the WUSC team
In consultation with WUSC Education Advisor design a conceptual framework for the Numeracy training manual for upper grades and secondary with clear objectives and structure.
Develop the Numeracy (Mathematics) instructional content with focus on functional numeracy and with gender lens.
Participate in the validation process of the draft manual and thereafter incorporate agreed changes into the final draft with possibility of conducting a ToT.
Review and design relevant approaches at the teacher training level.
The Key Deliverables for the consultancy are as follows:
Gender mainstreamed numeracy training manuals
A learning measurement framework and maybe observation tools
Training ToT/coaches on the use of the manual
Master in Education, specialised in maths, at least a degree in math
At least 10 years’ experience in teaching/tutoring/training especially teachers, developing training manuals for numeracy and other numeracy materials.
Experience in material development or training for similar interventions.
Experience in authoring numeracy training materials/Books/guides, training manuals etc.
Demonstrated ability to train teachers and experience in developing Gender sensitive training manuals
Strong English communication and writing skills
Kiswahili language skills or other relevant local language skills are a significant asset.
Expert knowledge of refugee education landscape in Kenya
Experience in conducting teacher training
Proficiency in use of basic computer software
Ability to produce high quality outputs in a timely manner
Strong organization skills
Ability to work independently and produce high quality outputs
Sound judgement, strategic thinking and the ability to manage competing priorities
Demonstrate integrity by modeling WUSC’s values and ethical standards and safeguarding policies
Displays cultural gender, religion, race nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
Solid understanding of the concepts of gender mainstreaming and equality in the KEEP context (Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps and surrounding host communities).
How to Apply
The application should contain the following:
Cover Letter expressing your interest in this role. Please include your expected daily rate;
Resume and sample of similar work previously done by applicant (In PDF format, not more than 9MB).
Applications should be submitted via email to:
Please include in the subject line Consultancy- Numeracy Content Developer
Deadline to submit - 1 April, 2020.
Applications that do not respond to these requirements will not be considered.
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