Program Officer/Teacher Training Coordinator (Four Pillars PLUS) in Cross River, Nigeria

at Fhi360

NonProfit Organization Management
Project Management
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Project Summary:

  • The FHI 360 Four Pillars PLUS project in Nigeria aims to improve the quality and relevance of secondary education for girls and other vulnerable children (OVC) and boost retention rates in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. The project will offer scholarships, girls’ mentoring, teacher training, and encourage community participation to address the complex barriers to education for girls and OVCs. The PLUS component will focus on strengthening Adolescent Reproductive Health Education, addressing Early Pregnancy, Early Marriage and SRGBV. This is a 4 year project with funds provided annually.

Position Summary

  • Under the direction of the Project Manager, the Four Pillars PLUS Teacher Training Coordinator will be responsible for working closely with the project manager identifying a cohort of head teachers and teachers, school officials and administrators, local education officials in relevant ministries in the project schools’ communities and organizing training workshops on participatory methodologies, pedagogy, math and science, gender sensitivity and inclusion to improve the quality of teaching and enrich the learning experience for all students, particularly girls.
  • Through regular classroom observation, evaluation and feedback, the Teacher Training Coordinator will ensure that all trained teachers and school officials are applying lessons learned in the classrooms and across the schools with the objectives of increasing retention and improving academic performance for all students.
  • The Teacher Training Coordinator will assist in the monthly report and work plan preparation; organize and execute teachers’ training workshops; monitor and evaluate trained teachers’ performance; research and provide support to the Project Manager and facilitate the creation of drop down trainings for sustainability of quality education for girls and OVCs in secondary schools.
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