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Family and Community Education Specialist at Chemonics International Inc.

Chemonics International Inc.

Chemonics International Inc, a U.S. based international development consulting firm, seeks the following long-term positions for the USAID Next Generation Early Grade Reading Activity (NextGen) in Malawi. The $75 million activity aims to solidify and build on the contributions made to date as part of the implementation of Malawi’s National Reading Program (NRP) towards improving the delivery of high-quality early primary reading instruction in all Malawian primary schools. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Application Instructions:

To apply for any of the below positions, please submit a CV and application and select your position of interest on the form. Please submit your application as soon as possible, as candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

We are currently seeking qualified professionals for the following positions:

Positions

Chemonics International Inc, a U.S. based international development consulting firm, seeks a Family and Community Education Specialist for the USAID Next Generation Early Grade Reading Activity (NextGen) in Malawi. The $75 million activity aims to solidify and build on the contributions made to date as part of the implementation of Malawi’s National Reading Program (NRP) towards improving the delivery of high-quality early primary reading instruction in all Malawian primary schools. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of Malawi’s lower primary students.

This is a long-term position that will be based in Zomba, Malawi.

Responsibilities include:

•    Builds the capacity of community members, village chiefs, and community leaders to mobilize resources for community literacy activities, schools, and teachers to increase opportunities for reading to/with children outside of school

•    Engages parents/caregivers/families of children with and without disabilities to increase support for literacy and learning at home, especially oral language development in Chichewa and English

•    Contributes to social and behavior change communication and other messaging methods that increase awareness of the connections between reading success, school achievement, and future income generation

Qualifications:

•    Bachelor’s degree in education or relevant area.

•    Minimum two years’ experience implementing/supporting the National Reading Program

•    Expertise implementing activities that support gender equality and inclusion in education programming and at community level

•    Experience in the tasks

•    Minimum two years’ experience implementing/supporting the National Reading Program

•    Expertise implementing activities that support gender equality and inclusion in education programming and at community level

•    Experience engaging parents/caregivers/families of children with and without disabilities to increase support for literacy and learning at home, especially oral language development in Chichewa and English

•    Experience designing and implementing activities that engage/empower non-reading parents/caregivers to support their child’s education, especially reading

• Experience with a USAID-funded project preferred

•    Written and spoken proficiency in English and Chichewa required.

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