Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 15 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Hausa Reading Specialist
Req No: HAUSA01627
Job Type: Full Time
- Creative is seeking a Hausa Reading Specialist for an anticipated donor-funded project in Nigeria aiming to enable more effective state and non-state systems to deliver foundational skills to all children
- The Hausa Reading Specialist provides overall technical oversight and guidance to the project’s support to improve reading instruction in local language.
Reporting & Supervision:
- This position is located in Abuja, Nigeria, reporting to the Curriculum Development Advisor.
Required Skills & Qualifications
- Supervise the production of all project-supported reading material, all project-supported trainings in reading, all teacher and classroom supervision and monitoring and all student testing efforts;
- Ensure complementarity of activity approaches in reading across the project activity states,
- Liaise with government representatives and technicians on technical matters and bear ultimate responsibility for ensuring that children in project schools achieve improved outcomes in reading; and
- Work directly with a Hausa language expert (particularly if the advisor is not conversant and fluent in written and spoken Hausa).
Application Closing Date
- Master's Degree in Education, preferably with a specialty in early grade reading;
- At least six (6) years of experience in programs in sub-Saharan Africa that work specifically to improve early grade reading;
- Prior experience with the development of early grade reading materials, training programs, classroom monitoring protocols, and tests and assessments, including EGRA;
- Prior experience with supporting civil-society based monitoring of reading outcomes;
- Professionally proficient and fluent in written and spoken English;
- Fluency in written Hausa is preferred but not required.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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- Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
- Position contingent upon donor funding.