Jobs Vacancies at Education Development Trust


Expressions of Interest - Technical Leads for Tanzania

Location: Tanzania
Salary Details: Commensurate with the role and region 
Closing Date: 31st May, 2020

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About the role
Education Development Trust is inviting expressions of interest from experienced technical experts to join the implementation team of an anticipated six-year programme, Shule Bora, to improve quality, inclusivity, and safety of learning for all 11.5 million children in government pre-primary and primary schools in Tanzania. In addition to providing support to government systems at the national level, Shule Bora will provide additional focused support to an estimated 4.4 million children in 9 regions.
This ambitious programme is designed to achieve 4 specific outcomes:
  • Improve learning outcomes for all children
  • Improve transition rates to secondary school for girls
  • Prevent physical and sexual violence in and around schools
  • Help children with disabilities access quality education pupils

The key positions will be:
  • Technical Leads with demonstrable experience in Systems strengthening/systems reform, Teaching and learning, Gender, Disability or Reducing violence in schools
  • Technical Assistance Leads with significant experience in Systems strengthening/systems reform, Teaching and learning, Gender, Disability or Reducing violence in schools
The ideal candidates will be experienced development professionals in the field of education with strong technical leadership skills and experience in leading collaborative working across large multi-disciplinary teams. They will have experience of working with major government stakeholders and institutional donors, have sound knowledge of the education sector in Tanzania and be fluent in English (additional working knowledge of Swahili would be advantageous). In addition, candidates will have a strong understanding of programme monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) and a strong emphasis on the use of data in education interventions.

If you have the ambition to effect lasting change, knowledge of government systems and education reform processes and the experience to work effectively in this dynamic context, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please click below. You will be asked to complete a short screening form and upload your CV. Please take care to detail your experience in the relevant, specific areas mentioned above to highlight your experience.
Closing date: Midnight Sunday 31st May, 2020.
Please note, we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to close our vacancies early.

About the organisation

Education Development Trust is a values-led educational charity with a mission to improve the future for young people around the world. We work with governments and directly with schools, sharing our research-informed expertise to make sure that teachers and school leaders are the best they can be and to make sure that children everywhere receive a great education.
With offices in the UK, Africa, the Middle East, India and south-east Asia, we deliver both short-term technical assistance as well as longer-term programme design to a diverse range of clients.