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/PhD in Economics/Stats

    Experience: 4 Years

    Required Skills:

    • Incumbent must have the ability to conduct both qualitative and quantitative research studies and evaluation, with experience in education or development sector.
    • Demonstrated writing ability with a track record of securing grants, publishing academic articles.
    • The candidate must have strong interpersonal and collaborative skills in working with researchers and practitioners.
    • The successful candidate will be organized, have the ability to multitask and handle timelines and priorities in a team environment.
    • Must be enthusiastic about working across disciplines and community sectors.

     

    Job Description:

    • Develop a research and documentation strategy and its implementation for ITA teams in Pakistan/Regions.
    • The Deputy Director will spearhead the long-term research objective of the ITA, provide consultation and support to key evaluation components of the ITAs programs, and disseminate research findings.
    • The Deputy Director will contribute to the ITAs work in building the field among researchers, practitioners, and policy makers at the local, regional and national level.
    • Direct and oversee research at the ITA. Spearhead, direct, and oversee all ITA research projects from research design to implementation, analysis and project development. This includes:
    • Projects and initiatives; broader research efforts, including those related to integrated services and systems that support community in particular, such as community schools development.
    • Investigate grant opportunities, write and develop grant proposals to support sustainability of a research team. Supervise and direct others on the team to develop, write, and submit proposals.

     

  • Location: Karachi

    Qualifications: Masters in Education, English, Economics, Social Sciences

    Experience: 5 Years

    Required Skills:

    Minimum 5 years’ experience of managing educational projects in Sindh & Baluchistan

    Strong understanding and hands-on experience of managing educational projects activities as per proposal.

    Strong leadership skills and hands-on experience of managing project teams.

    Extreme diligence in meeting deadlines and ability to work in a multi-tasking environment.

    Be able to deal with difficult field situations, handle intense work pressure and deliver under tight deadlines.

    Travel extensively to remote areas for field work; travel in–country and travel abroad.

    Be able to deal with difficult field situations, handle intense work pressure and deliver under tight deadlines.

    Excellent communication skills and experience in report writing.

    Job Description:

    • Provide vision & leadership to project teams & undertake team building to meet project objectives.
    • Provide technical inputs and guidance to implement the project activities.
    • Provide input to design policy and advocacy strategies & participate actively in all strategic activities.
    • Provide input to design, plan & monitor project strategies & activities.
    • Facilitate design & implementation of child focused & tracking database.
    • Lead District Managers in developing & implementing formal education interventions i.e. early childhood education, accelerated learning, enrolment campaign.
    • Support development & implementation of district education plans.
    • Provide input to design community organization & participatory strategies.
    • Supervise research & participate in monitoring & evaluation exercises.
    • Provide input to develop case studies, analytical, progress & process reports.
    • Coordinate with Donor, Govt. Departments, ITA Management and District Teams.
    • Coordinate with field offices, relevant district government departments & civil society organizations.
    • Coordinate with Donor to submit the technical reports and their feed back.
    • Finalize the Project Technical Reports on Quarterly, Six Monthly and Annually.
    • Responsible for supervising budgeting, forecasting & project accounts.

     

  • Location: Karachi, Lahore

    Qualifications: Master’s in Education, English, Economics, Social Sciences

    Experience: 5 Years

    Required Skills:

    Minimum 5 years’ experience of managing projects in Sindh/Punjab including coordination at provincial level.

    Strong understanding and hands-on experience of managing different projects.

    Strong leadership skills and hands-on experience of managing different project teams.

    Be able to deal with difficult field situations, handle intense work pressure and deliver under tight deadlines.

    Travel extensively to remote areas for field work; travel in–country and travel abroad.

    Be able to deal with difficult field situations, handle intense work pressure and deliver under tight deadlines.

    Excellent communication skills and experience in report writing.

    Ability to develop working relationship with federal/provincial 

    Job Description:

    • Strategic planning to explore new projects, building networks and proposal writing.
    • Engaging with the Government – relationship building public sector for policy influence.
    • Engaging with partners, district teams, and other stakeholders for the successful implementation of programs.
    • Supporting Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) Pakistan 2014-2015 as an anchor person for Sindh/Punjab in collaboration with ASER Team Pakistan.
    • Monitoring and Evaluation of ITA programs running in Baluchistan and prepare their M&E reports including suggestions for improvement.
    • Linkages to organization offices across Province - team building and integration.
    • Provide input to design policy and advocacy strategies & participate actively in all strategic activities.
    • Lead District Managers in developing & implementing formal education interventions i.e. early childhood education, accelerated learning, enrolment campaign.
    • Coordinate with field offices, relevant district government departments & civil society organizations.
    • Finalize the Project Technical Reports on Quarterly, Six Monthly and Annually.
    • Responsible for supervising budgeting, forecasting & project accounts.

     

  • Location: Lahore

    Qualifications: Masters in Education, English, Business Administration

    Experience: 4 Years

    Required Skills:

    Being an excellent trainer and leader
    Being able to inspire and motivate
    Have good planning, presentation, time and project management skills
    Being professional, ethical and persuasive
    Being strategic, analytical, critical and creative
    Knowledge and expertise in training and instructional methods
    Being able to utilize presentation, computer and software applications or equipment
    Being innovative and a visionary
    Being able to develop training curriculum, documentation or manuals
    Being resourceful

    Job Description:

    Develop and implement training programs.
    Develops, delivers, and evaluates training programs.
    Produce training materials, manuals or documentation i.e. teacher training manuals, early childhood education/development manuals
    Use audiovisual aids, computers, and teaching applications
    Manage a training budget
    Prepare training, and program periodic reports and analysis
    Prepare feedback or reports on training groups, targets and accomplishments
    Coordinate with other program managers
    Customize department training strategies or modules
    Sequences objectives; selects instructional design, method, and identifies resource needs.
    Conduct ToTs, subject based, leadership trainings at different levels to teachers.
    Lead and supervise training team.
    Develop and manage reporting procedures for different programs.
    Maintains training data, and provides statistical reports on training programs.
    Monitors progress, identifies problem areas, determines causes, recommends corrective action, and provides counsel to program and training team.

  • Location: Karachi

    Qualifications: Masters in Education, English, Social Sciences, MBIT

    Experience: 5 Years

    Required Skills:

    Understanding of the pedagogies associated with effective use of learning technologies.

    Knowledge of and exhibited proficiency in the use of instructional technologies.

    Strong interpersonal and analytical skills.

    Excellent communication skills and experience in report writing.

    Sound knowledge of Information Communication Technology

     

    Minimum 5 years experience of teachers training

    Job Description:

  • Location: Karachi

    Qualifications: MSc/BSc (Hons) Economics, Social Sciences

    Experience: 3 Years

    Required Skills:

    Research Tools & Techniques

    Project Management

    Data Analysis & Report Writing

     

    Minimum 2-3 years experience of research and project documentation

    Job Description:

     

    To design and finalize research studies and sampling systems with rigorous rationale and options.
    Coordinate with the field 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
    Support project 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
    Contribute in designing research focus and methodology for research various initiatives
    Commenting and providing input on draft papers produced from research

    Provide input to develop strategy papers, Analytical, progress & process reports

    Responsible for progress, process, analytical status & technical reports

    Finalize the progress & analytical reports, case studies & presentations

    Finalize all technical, status & other reports in time

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

     

  • Location: Karachi, Pakistan

    Qualifications: Msc Statistics

    Experience: 3 Years

    Required Skills:

    Minimum 3-4 years’ experience as Psychometrician or Statistician

    Demonstrable experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis.

    Ability to develop assessment tools including psychometric assessment tools.

    Thorough technical knowledge of relevant statistical methodology.

    Must have a thorough knowledge of classic and modern test theory.

    Must have a demonstrable experience in large scale data analysis.

    Competence and comfort level with statistical software’s i.e. STATA & SPSS.

    Excellent communication skills and experience in report writing.

    Extreme diligence in meeting deadlines and ability to work in a multi-tasking environment.

    Travel extensively to remote areas for field work; travel in–country and travel abroad.

    Be able to deal with difficult field situations, handle intense work pressure and deliver under tight deadlines.

    Job Description:

     Analyze and interpret statistical data in order to identify significant differences in relationships among sources of information.

    Apply sampling techniques or utilize complete enumeration bases in order to determine and define groups to be surveyed.

    Design research projects that apply valid scientific techniques and utilize information obtained from baselines or historical data in order to structure uncompromised and efficient analyses.

    Develop and test experimental designs, sampling techniques, and analytical methods.

    Evaluate the statistical methods and procedures used to obtain data in order to ensure validity, applicability, efficiency, and accuracy.

    Identify relationships and trends in data, as well as any factors that could affect the results of research.

    Process large amounts of data for statistical modeling and graphic analysis, using softwares i.e. SPSS. 

    Report results of statistical analyses, including information in the form of graphs, charts, and tables.

    Develop an understanding of fields to which statistical methods are to be applied in order to determine whether methods and results are appropriate. 

     

  • Location: Lahore, Karachi

    Qualifications: MSc/BSc (Hons) Economics, Social Sciences, MBIT

    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 2-3 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: Lahore, Sukkur, Quetta

    Qualifications: Masters in Education, English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology

    Experience: 2 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.

     

  • Location: Karachi

    Qualifications: Masters in Education, Economics, Social Sciences

    Experience: 3 Years

    Required Skills:

    Knowledge of educational assessment & evaluation tools and techniques.

    Able to organize workshop/seminars/ trainings

    Effective communication and report writing skills

    Minimum 2-3 years experience of working in education sector preferably in education assessment & evaluation

    Job Description:

  • Location: Lahore, Karachi

    Qualifications: MBA HR

    Experience: 3 Years

    Required Skills:

    Must Have good communication skills, soft spoken and good inter personal skills with presentable personality.
    Analytical, creative, and innovative thinking skills.
    Must have computer knowledge and can operate Word / Excel / PowerPoint.
    Ability to work in a dynamic and fast pace environment.
    Should be able to travel to contact interviews in field.

    Job Description:

    Assist in developing, implementing, maintaining and reviewing of organization policies, rules and regulations in compliance with all applicable employment laws.
    Developing job descriptions, preparing online job postings, screening resumes, phone and in-person interviews, and selecting candidates.
    Manage attendance, leaves, employee insurance and other key HR processes.
    Provide timely reporting to head of HR on various HR functions like recruitment, retention, leaves, attendance, etc.
    Maintain positive work environment by resolving all day-to-day HR issues.
    Develop and maintain pipeline candidates to meet future project requirements.
    Conduct interviews and/or co-ordinate interview appointments for interviewers on a timely basis.
    Identifying Training needs in different areas and highlighting different problems.
    Responsible for explaining the various policies, strategies and benefits to the employees.

  • Location: Bahawalpur, Muzaffargarh

    Qualifications: BA/MA/BBA/MBA

    Experience: 2 Years

    Required Skills:

    • Sound Knowledge of MS Office.
    • Knowledge of financial, administration and procurement procedure.
    • Knowledge of PeachTree Software.
    • Good communication skills. Problem solving skills.

    Job Description:

     

    • Handle banking matters, completing accounts and book keeping and audit
    • Manage and maintain record of petty cash, utility bills and office operations/ maintenance and repair.
    • Supervising support staff including drivers
    • Implement administrative procedure, rules &  regulations e.g. vehicles, equipment handling & maintenance
    • Assist district management in operation & maintenance of vehicles and maintain vehicles record
    • Implement  procurement procedure for furniture/ fixtures, supplies & equipment
    • Arrange logistics for various events relevant to project activities (i.e. workshops, seminars, meetings etc.)
    • Arrange for boarding/lodging of staff/ visitors to district office & maintain record
    • Maintaining the personnel system including leave record, time sheets. Help support staff in documentation
    • Maintaining the office inventory system.

                  ·   Prepare the monthly fore cast and settlement

                  ·   Prepare the vehicle expenses/reports sheet

                  ·   Prepare/ compile the bank statement on monthly bases

  • Location: Quetta / Qilla Saifullah

    Qualifications: Masters in Education, English, Economics, Social Sciences preferably having B.Ed. Degree/diploma/certificate in ECE

    Experience: 3 Years

    Required Skills:

    Good project management, social mobilization and coordination skills

    Strong Knowledge of ECE

    Excellent communication and report writing skills.

     

    Minimum 3 years experience related to education/ECE projects

    Job Description:

  • Location: Shikarpur

    Qualifications: Masters in Education, Economics, Social Sciences

    Experience: 3 Years

    Required Skills:

    Strong mobilization, and coordination skills.

    Ability to work under pressure and meet deadline.

    Excellent communication and report writing skills.

    Proficient in the use of computer applications especially Ms Excel / Access.

    Proficient in Local Language.

     

    Minimum 3 years experience related to educational projects

    Job Description:

  • Location: Lasbela, Muzaffargarh

    Qualifications: MBA HR/Management

    Experience: 2 Years

    Required Skills:

    Knowledge of HR Functions

    Administration & Procurement Process

    Excellent communication skills

     

    Job Description:

NOTE: We are an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates may send their applications clearly mentioning position name, current and expected salary latest by July 18, 2014.

If interested then send your updated Resume through email: hr@itacec.org, hr.lhr@itacec.org or Post at
Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi, 41 - L Model Town Ext. Lahore, Pakistan.