JOB Opportunities in Education Development

Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi(ITA) was formed in year 2000. ITA’s primary focus is comprehensive education reforms beginning with Public Sector Schools up to secondary level which are in a state of decay. It also works with other sectors of education in non-formal and literacy programs for the disadvantaged groups such as child labour, destitute, women & youth. ITA is an emerging institution with a focus on influencing policy and systems. ITA has the following positions for progressive minds.

  • Location: Lahore, Pakistan

    Qualifications: M.Phil/Masters' or other related degree

    Experience: 10 Years

    Required Skills:

    1. Significant board development, fundraising, marketing/branding and fiscal management experience.

    2. A financially savvy and politically astute leader with the ability to set clear priorities, delegate, and guide investment in people and systems; keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills, which support and enable sound decision making

    3. Excellent coalition building skills with an ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders; a persuasive negotiator able to achieve consensus amongst differing opinions

    4. Outstanding presentation and communication skills and the experience and proclivity to be an outgoing spokesperson, relationship builder, and fundraiser

    5. Strong commitment to the professional development of staff; successful track record of recruiting and retaining a diverse team

    Job Description:

    Strategic vision and leadership

    1. Collaborate with the Chairperson and the board to refine and implement the strategic plan while ensuring that the budget, staff and priorities are aligned with ITA\\\'s vision and mission

    2. Provide inspirational leadership and direction to all executives, and ensure the continued development and management of a professional and efficient organization; establish effective decision-making processes that will enable ITA to achieve its long- and short-term goals and objectives

    3. Cultivate a strong and transparent working relationship with the Board and ensure open communication about the measurement of financial, programmatic, and impact performance against stated milestones and goals

    4. In partnership with the Chairperson, help build a diverse and inclusive Board representative of the community that is highly engaged and willing to leverage and secure resources


    1.  Ensure that the flow of funds permits ITA to make continuous progress towards the achievement of its mission and that those funds are allocated properly to reflect present needs and future potential

    2. Formulate and execute comprehensive marketing, branding and development strategies that will ensure consistency throughout the organization and enhance revenue from major donors, foundations, government agencies, and corporations


    Strengthening infrastructure and operations

    1.  Ensure the delivery of high quality services while managing for current and future growth

    2. Support and motivate the organization\\\'s staff

    3. Facilitate cross-departmental collaboration and strengthen internal communications with staff throughout the organization; create and promote a positive, multicultural work environment that supports consistency throughout the organization\\\'s strategy, operational methods, and data collection needs

    4. Oversee the financial status of the organization including developing long and short range financial plans, monitoring the budget and ensuring sound financial controls are in place; set financial priorities accurately to ensure the organization is operating in a manner that supports the needs of the program and staff

    Program Development

    1. Rationalize the delivery of programs through new and existing offices and partnerships

    2. Increase efficiencies and consistency throughout the organization by developing and implementing standardized programs, services and program office marketing


  • Location: Karachi, Pakistan

    Qualifications: Master's Degree

    Experience: 6 Years

    Required Skills:

    Minimum 6-7 years’ experience of implementing educational projects.

    Strong mobilization, coordination, communication, team building, report writing & project management skills.
    Ability to work under pressure and meet deadline.

    Job Description:

    Provide leadership to project teams & undertake team building to meet project objectives.

    Provide input to design, plan & monitor project strategies & activities.

    Support District Managers in developing & implementing project activities.

    Support development & implementation of district education plans.

    Assist in key research & participate in monitoring & evaluation exercises.

    Provide input to develop strategy papers, analytical, progress & process reports.

    Coordinate with head office, field offices, relevant provincial / district government departments & civil society organizations.

    Coordinate with management to submit the technical reports and their feedback.

    Prepare progress & analytical reports, case studies & presentations.

  • Location: Lahore, Karachi

    Qualifications: MSc/BSc (Hons) Economics, Statistics

    Experience: 2 Years

    Required Skills:

    Knowledge of research tools & techniques.

    Ability to design and conduct impact analysis studies.

    Excellent communication skills and experience in report writing.

    Strong interpersonal and analytical skills.

    Sound knowledge of Information Communication Technology.


    Minimum 1-3 years experience of conducting educational research.

    Job Description:

    To design and finalize research studies and sampling systems with rigorous rationale and options.

    Coordinate with research team during the various phases of survey including piloting, training, data collection, data analysis and reporting, and dissemination.

    Organize and conduct trainings for research studies, partners and volunteers.

    Support core team in data compilation and analysis.

    Assess, interpret and evaluate the outcomes of research, and develop ideas for the application of research outcomes.

    Support research team in developing research proposals for seeking external funding for research projects.

    Creating concept papers, proposals and budgets for funding, as needed.

    Contribute in designing research focus and methodology for research various initiatives.

    Commenting and providing input on draft papers produced from research.


  • Location: Karachi, Lasbela, Sukkur, Bahawalpur

    Qualifications: MBA (Finance/ Banking& Finance), M.Com, ACCA, CA Inter

    Experience: 3 Years

    Required Skills:

    Excellent working knowledge of Ms Office and Accounting Software i.e. PeachTree, Quick Book etc.

    Good team skills particularly working in pressure under strict deadlines.

     Accounting and bookkeeping skills

    Analytical and problem solving skills

    Job Description:

    Implement financial policies and procedures at regional and district level

    Establish, maintain and reconcile the general ledger

    Handle banking matters, and data entry in PeachTree accounting software.

    Maintain financial files, records and submit Quarterly to head office.

    Prepare, reconcile and submit bank reconciliation statements.

    Prepare reconcile and submit cash reconciliation, ledgers, and trail balance.

    Prepare and submit monthly expense statement against monthly forecast.

    Monitoring and guiding district finance officers to ensure implementation of financial policies and procedures. 

  • Location: Bahawalpur

    Qualifications: Masters Degree

    Experience: 3 Years

    Required Skills:

    • Excellent verbal communication skills especially at the community level.
    • Ability to generate training work plans and disseminate to target groups in a timely manner.
    • Willingness & ability to train colleagues & community activists.
    • Must be humble, hard worker and committed team player.
    • Ability to work with children.


    Job Description:

    • Contribute in developing training manuals/pre-testing and finalizing; inputs to newsletters/publications.
    • Training modules TNA identified and pretested including follow up procedures for formal teachers/head/teachers and school councils, primary health training.
    • Set indicators for performance appraisal of teachers/head teacher.
    • Monitor the training workshops through which Lead Trainers deliver training to Master Trainers
    • Monitor the training workshops through which Master Trainers deliver training to Primary School Teachers
    • Train the primary school teachers
    • Produce a report after the training workshops,  recording experiences and assessing their effectiveness
    • Develop the training report after conducting the any type of training.
    • Train the school teachers/ head teachers and school council members.
    • Conduct & report teacher training workshops and school council raining workshops & provide follow up support in collaboration with relevant district departments/ institutions.
    • Make the training reports to design the follow up mechanism.


NOTE: We are an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates may send their applications clearly mentioning position name, current and expected salary latest by September 27, 2015.

If interested then send your updated Resume through email:, or Post at
Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi, 70-B-1, Gulberg III Lahore, Pakistan.