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: Lahore


    Experience: No Experience Required

    Required Skills:

    ·         Excellent Strategic, Operations, and Project Planning Skills

    Experience in all phases of the strategic planning lifecycle

    Experience with strategic planning, performance measurement, organizational design, change management, business process re-engineering, portfolio management, and knowledge management

    Job Description:



    The focus of this strategic planning process will be to assist ITA better understand and gain practical experience in engaging in a formal strategic planning process, and to assist in developing a clearly defined strategic plan and relevant tools to guide the organization’s future initiatives and project priorities.


    Develop Strategic Framework: Goals, Objectives, and Crosscutting Initiatives

    Identify and analyze issues, goals, concerns, and other information critical to strategic thinking

    Develop clear strategies, goals and measurement indicators

    Assess the consistency of programs with the organization’s vision and mission

    Communicate the mission, vision, goals, and objectives that will guide the management and staff over the next five years

    Engage current and new partners in the planning and implementation process

    Develop operating plans, both long term and annual

  • 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: Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi

    Qualifications: MSc/BSc (Hons) Economics, Statistics

    Experience: 1 Year

    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: Bahawalpur

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

    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.


  • 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: 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 March 02, 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.