National Curriculum Education Specialist

Basic Education Quality and Access in Lao PDR.

Unit 18, Asean Road Nongbone Saysettha Vientiane Capital


Basic Education Access and Quality in Lao PDR

National Curriculum Education Specialist

  • 12 month, full time contract position with the potential for extension
  • Based in Vientiane

The Program

The goal of BEQUAL is to ensure all girls and boys, especially those experiencing disadvantage, complete a quality basic education to achieve literacy, numeracy and other life skills. The program will address education policy, planning and coordination, increased child participation in and access to basic education, teacher education and improved school infrastructure.

Coffey through BEQUAL is currently seeking applications from Lao nationals for the position of National Curriculum Education Specialist.

The Position

The National Curriculum Education Specialist will provide technical assistance to the Research Institute for Educational Sciences (RIES) across a range of activities relating to the renewal of primary curriculum; associated teaching and learning resources and in improving teaching and learning approaches for Lao language. Key responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with the Lao Language Curriculum team to write the Lao Language Grade 1 and 2 textbooks and teacher guides;
  • Collaborating with curriculum writers to integrate a Lao Literacy focus across all grades and subjects included in the renewal; and
  • Assist RIES to develop a system for piloting textbooks and teacher guides and to implement the system to trial grade 1 and 2 materials.

The Person
Are you an experienced education professional wanting to contribute to a significant education development program in Laos?

The ideal candidate will have a Degree in Education or a related area of study and will demonstrate considerable experience in primary education in schools or in teacher training in Laos. Experience teaching Lao language and knowledge of second language teaching and learning methodologies for primary students is required for success. A strong ability to engage and work collaboratively with colleagues as well as experience facilitating interactive workshops is essential.

This position is open to Lao nationals only.

How to Apply

For a detailed position description and to apply for these positions please visit www.coffey.com/careers and search for the job reference number 495263

For further enquiries please contact us at internationaldevelopment@coffey.com

Applications close 6.00pm (Laos time) 12th May 2017.

This program is managed by Coffey on behalf of the Australian Government.

Coffey is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection.

Basic Education Quality and Access in Lao PDR.

Basic Education Quality and Access in Lao PDR.

lane , Unit 18, Asean Road Rd., villageNongbone, subdistrict, Saysettha district, Vientiane Capital.

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