9 months ago

Literacy Coordinator

FHI 360

Job Detail

  • Salary:₦200,000 - ₦250,000
  • Industry:Health
  • Job Type:Full Time
  • Location:Federal Capital Territory
  • Deadline:September 24, 2018

Job Description

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U S states and territories

Project Summary
The Reading and Numeracy Activity (RANA) is a UNICEF-funded early primary grades reading pilot project implemented in partnership with FHI 360 in collaboration with the governments of Katsina and Zamfara states RANA aims to improve literacy and numeracy for girls and boys in primary grades 1-3 in the supported states It will assist approximately 100 formal Schools and Integrated Qur’anic Schools (IQS) in each of the states


  • Literacy Coordinator will coordinate the Hausa Language reading materials content development for continuous professional development of early primary grade teachers with integrated numeracy and gender contents
  • H/She will be responsible for the educational program planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of the reading interventions implemented by AHNi and its partners in the assigned States

Minimum Recruitment Standards
  • Advanced Degree in education with a concentration in early grade reading, literacy, language acquisition and non-formal education or related field At least 5 to 7 years’ experience in education reform with a focus on primary education sector work in language acquisition and/or child literacy or reading especially in Hausa Language certification as reading/literacy specialist preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work with government, partners and/or local government structures and school settings
  • Proven expertise in mother tongue (Li), early grade reading instruction and/or assessment and reading material development, preferably in Hausa Language
  • Significant experience in developing and producing of supplementary reading materials, workbooks, trainers’ and teachers’ guides and instructional materia Is to improve early grades reading
  • Has ability to coordinate reading interventions, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities
  • Strong leadership qualities and facilitation skills, experience in working with teachers to improve practice
  • Experience in project reporting
  • Demonstrable knowledge of research-based best practices in content-area reading skills and strategies and literacy instruction
  • Experience/preparation in modeling teaching, observing teachers, and providing feedback

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Resume (CV’s) as a single document and Position with location clearly stated on the Subject column to: AHNi-ProgMgtJobs@ahnigeria org

  • AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Only applications sent electronically (i e by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered
  • Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview

Minimum Experience

  • 2-5

Minimum Qualification

  • HND