Consultancy Title: Consultant for teacher professional development with a Jordan curriculum subject specialism in Arabic, Mathematics, Science or English ( 14 months, 270 days) Amman-Jordan

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UNICEF works in among the world’s hardest locations, to succeed in the world’s most deprived youngsters. To save lots of their lives. To defend their rights. To assist them fulfill their potential. 

Throughout 190 nations and territories, we work for each baby, in all places, on daily basis, to construct a greater world for everybody. 

And we by no means surrender. 

For each baby, Training

This 14-month consultancy will present top quality technical help and assist to the planning, implementation and high quality assurance of a number of UNICEF supported schooling programmes together with: elements of the Colleges Instructing for Studying Restoration (ST4LR – see diagram in Annex 1) programme in pilot in roughly 150 faculties and enhancing the standard of schooling within the refugee camp programmes. The advisor(s) will work carefully with the UNICEF Training, the Ministry of Training (MOE) and different companions to offer technical experience to the implementation of schooling programmes.
Nationwide consultants will ship the Trainer of the Future (T of F) skilled growth programme for varsity supervisors, principals, academics, Syrian Assistant Lecturers and Makani facilitators for head to head use. Skilled growth for these a number of stakeholders will take the type of delivering coaching in particular person and in several areas throughout Jordan. The work requires managing on-line blended discover boards, delivering workshops, marking reflective assignments, govt teaching and mentoring, observing classes and offering suggestions and dealing with skilled communities of observe. UNICEF will anticipate the advisor to attend coaching on find out how to ship Trainer of the Future Core course and the superior course so that they are going to then be capable to ship these programs in faculties. The extent of effort for this process is detailed on this doc. The Trainer of the Future work is a requirement of all consultants employed to this place.
As a curriculum specialist of their topic space a Studying Restoration Marketing consultant (LRC) will probably be anticipated to contribute to the assessment of studying supplies together with: lesson plans, curriculum frameworks, translating specialist language as required, on-line studying supplies and attending MOE conferences associated to the topic specialism. The extent of effort for these duties will probably be specified within the contract after appointment relying on the supply of the LRC.
At occasions Nationwide consultants will probably be anticipated to have the ability to educate youngsters in an effort to trial the sources {and professional} growth that has been developed as a part of this consultancy. UNICEF will present skilled growth for the consultants on the precise program supplies to allow them to fulfil this position.
Consultants will probably be anticipated to contribute to the next programmes based mostly on their curriculum specialism: Studying Restoration Programme (RRP) and Early Grade Studying Programme (EGRP), Studying Bridges (LB), Arithmetic Accelerated Programme (MAP)
Consultants can even be anticipated to assist particular faculties within the refugee camps and within the host neighborhood. Geographical areas will probably be assigned particularly to consultants in negotiation with UNICEF. Consultants is not going to be anticipated to rearrange their very own journey, however for journey that requires the advisor to remain over in a distant location, DSA for lodges and meals allowance ought to be factored into the contract by the advisor and will probably be payable based mostly on receipts

How will you make a distinction? 

Scope of Work: Jordan Nation Workplace (JCO) is working with MOE and companions to strengthen faculty management by a team-working strategy to enhance studying outcomes for all college students together with those that are weak and have disabilities.
JCO can also be supporting the MOE to get well youngsters’s studying throughout and put up COVID-19 with the event of quite a few programmes designed to speed up and get well studying. The advisor(s) will present technical assist to the supply of those programmes by numerous actions outlined within the Training Part’s workplan. These are mentioned within the paragraphs that observe. Please be aware that it’ll not be anticipated that every advisor appointed will probably be anticipated to implement all these deliverables. The precise deliverables will probably be mentioned and specified within the contract as soon as a suggestion of appointment is awarded to the chosen consultants.

The next are examples of the deliverables that can make up the contract as soon as the advisor is employed;

Deliverable 1: Supply of the Trainer of the Future (T of F) Skilled Growth CORE, TOT and Superior Course (Obligatory)

a)The LRC will attend the T of F TOT course and Superior course in August 2024
b)The LRC will ship the Trainer of the Future CORE TOT and superior course to the MOE supervisor teams.
c)The LRC could also be anticipated to ship the CORE course to a gaggle of contributors (20 per group) which is able to embrace head to head instructing, on-line instructing, preparation and marking. All sources for the supply of coaching will probably be offered by UNICEF. The Trainer of the Future CORE course is delivered to academics over a interval of two semesters (one faculty yr).
d)The LRC will play a High quality Assurance position, together with mentoring and training in faculties and dealing with implementing associate/s.

Deliverable 2: Supply of Skilled Growth programs for system strengthening and common assist for host faculties.

a)The LRC will attend the topic management and system strengthening programs in Semester 1 2024/25
b)The LRC will ship topic management programs to colleges and subject directorate topic specialists (arithmetic and Arabic)
c)The LRC will assist faculties in managing evaluation processes and utilizing studying and attendance information to set sensible targets in Faculty Directorate Growth Plan (SDDP) planning, to watch and monitor the progress of studying outcomes.

Deliverable 3: Supply of Skilled Growth programs for system strengthening and common assist for camp faculties

a)The LRCs will assist faculties in managing evaluation processes and utilizing studying and attendance information to set sensible targets in SDDP planning, to watch and monitor the progress of studying and attendance outcomes. This can contain particular person faculties visits and main workshops for a cluster of colleges. The LRCs will assist the programming crew of their work with faculty management by making certain that the programming work that UNICEF does together with MOE and DOEs is successfully carried out in school degree. The LRCs will assist UNICEF work on prevention and inclusion by supporting faculties to successfully embed present actions that enhance retention and attendance of their SDDPs. LRCs will high quality assurance the work of an implementing associate.

Deliverable 4: Skilled growth and assist for RRP and EGRP

a)RRP Curriculum Growth: The LRCs will replace, assessment, and finalise RRP coaching bundle and curriculum to be used in host communities (ST4LR) and in camps and develop coaching supplies/bundle for EGRP.
b)RRP Assessments: The LRC will assist ST4LR faculties to manage screening and placement assessments for grades 4 to 9 college students together with monitoring the method and high quality assuring outcomes.
c)RRP Capability Constructing (ST4LR): The LRCs will facilitate capability constructing trainings for stakeholders corresponding to iNGO and NGO Implementation companions (IP); MOE, DOE, Arabic Coordinators, and academics in host (ST4LR) neighborhood on the assorted elements of the RRP together with studying curriculum and supply, evaluation system and administration, monitoring and training, parental engagement.
d)RRP Capability Constructing (Camps) The LRCs will facilitate capability constructing trainings for stakeholders corresponding to an NGO Implementation companions; MOE, DOE, Arabic Coordinators, and academics in camps (Formal Colleges and NFE) on the assorted elements of the RRP together with studying curriculum and supply, evaluation system and administration, monitoring and training, parental engagement.
e)RRP Monitoring and Teaching Assist: The LRC will present assist to high quality assurance together with monitoring and training to NGO within the coaching of Principals/Arabic Lecturers on the assorted elements of the RRP in camps and host communities.
f)EGRP capability Constructing, Curriculum Growth and QA: The LRC will assist the implementation of the Early Grade Studying Programme in Syrian Refugee camps together with capability constructing trainings for academics and high quality assurance groups and conduct routine monitoring and training assist on the faculty degree.

Deliverable 5: Skilled growth and assist for the Arithmetic Accelerated Programme (MAP)

a)The LRC will map arithmetic indicators for grades 2 to 9 within the second semester, making ready them for the evaluation firm to develop gadgets for the post-semester 2 evaluation and assist in reviewing and proofreading evaluation questions. The LRC will present assist in redesigning the content material of Math Accelerated Programme (MAP) items based mostly on the ideas and indicators of the put up semesters assessments and bearing in mind the scholars’ leads to these assessments and proposals from the Nationwide Centre for Curriculum Growth (NCCD). This can contain reviewing the prevailing lesson plans and items, adapting them to the revised design for the MAP within the ST4LR programme by growing, rewriting, or including new items.
b)The LRC will assist in growing and delivering the coaching bundle to a associate group for implementing MAP in faculties, masking features corresponding to delivering lesson plans, using instruments and sources in MAP classes, conducting assessments, managing the E-assessment system, fostering parental engagement in MAP, and offering arithmetic teaching. The LRC will oversee the implementing companions, constructing their capacities in monitoring, teaching, and offering suggestions in subject directorate faculties.

To qualify as an advocate for each baby you should have… 

  • Training: A bachelors diploma in a college nationwide curriculum topic (Arabic, English maths, science, humanities or arts) (important). A masters/put up graduate qualification in schooling (curriculum topic, analysis, evaluation, faculty administration, administration or management (fascinating)
  • Experiance: Intensive information and expertise {of professional} growth for in-service academics.
    • Data of and expertise in delivering the Trainer of the Future Coaching Course most well-liked.
    • Data of the Jordanian public schooling system
    • Not less than 5 years expertise of instructing college students inside the vary of 5 to 18 years in a college nationwide curriculum topic.
    • Not less than 2 years expertise of pre or in-service trainer coaching
    • Demonstrated expertise of making ready studying supplies together with lesson plans, growing supplies for trainer skilled growth
    • The flexibility to make use of expertise for schooling functions
    • Wonderful expertise of communication together with with the ability to work as a crew with a variety of stakeholders
    • Expertise of working with faculty leaders is fascinating.
  • Creating nation work expertise and/or familiarity with emergency is taken into account an asset. 
  • Fluency in English is required. Data of one other official UN language (Arabic, Chinese language, French, Russian or Spanish) or an area language is an asset. 

Functions submitted with out a monetary proposal is not going to be thought of.  The monetary supply ought to be a lump sum for the entire task + Journey if relevant. 

Insurance coverage:

The Marketing consultant is totally chargeable for arranging, at their very own expense, such life, well being, and different types of insurance coverage masking the time period of the Contract as she or he considers acceptable, bearing in mind, amongst different necessities.

 

For each Youngster, you show… 

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Belief, Accountability, and Sustainability (CRITAS). 

  

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UNICEF has a zero-tolerance coverage on conduct that’s incompatible with the goals and aims of the United Nations and UNICEF, together with sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF additionally adheres to strict baby safeguarding rules. All chosen candidates will probably be anticipated to stick to those requirements and rules and can subsequently bear rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will embrace the verification of educational credential(s) and employment historical past. Chosen candidates could also be required to offer extra info to conduct a background test. 

 

Remarks:  

Solely shortlisted candidates will probably be contacted and advance to the following stage of the choice course of. 

People engaged beneath a consultancy or particular person contract is not going to be thought of “employees members” beneath the Employees Laws and Guidelines of the United Nations and UNICEF’s insurance policies and procedures, and won’t be entitled to advantages offered therein (corresponding to depart entitlements and medical insurance coverage protection). Their circumstances of service will probably be ruled by their contract and the Basic Circumstances of Contracts for the Providers of Consultants and Particular person Contractors. Consultants and particular person contractors are chargeable for figuring out their tax liabilities and for the cost of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with native or different relevant legal guidelines. 

The chosen candidate is solely accountable to make sure that the visa (relevant) and medical insurance required to carry out the duties of the contract are legitimate for your complete interval of the contract. Chosen candidates are topic to affirmation of fully-vaccinated standing towards SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Well being Group (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which should be met previous to taking on the task. It doesn’t apply to consultants who will work remotely and will not be anticipated to work on or go to UNICEF premises, programme supply areas or immediately work together with communities UNICEF works with, nor to journey to carry out capabilities for UNICEF at some point of their consultancy contracts. 

Marketed: 25 Mar 2024 Jordan Customary Time
Deadline: 03 Apr 2024 Jordan Customary Time

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