RTI International Regional Education Program Officer and Driver Jobs in Kenya

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Vacant Positions: Regional Education Program Officer and Driver
 

RTI is an independent organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. 

Founded as a centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina in 1958, RTI offers  innovative research and development and a full spectrum of multidisciplinary services. It has a worldwide staff of more than 5,000 people.

 

RTI’s International Education Division supports education development around the world by  strengthening education policy, management and practice in order to achieve measurable  improvement in teaching and learning. 

RTI anticipates staffing the following job position for TUSOME, a donor funded Project. 

TUSOME Project is a national literacy intervention focused on curriculum support, teacher training and teaching material development to improve the quality of early grade instruction in formal and non-formal schools through a reading intervention.


Regional Education Program Officer (Garissa)

S/he will provide technical support for the implementation of technical reading activities, development of assessment for reading in English and Kiswahili, development of instructional material, including lesson guides and contribute to the revision of the same and also train and support Curriculum Support Officers (CSOs) on specified frameworks as funded by the client and agreed by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST).
 

Required qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelors of Education or its equivalent and eight (8) years of experience in the education sector, M.A./M.Ed. preferred; 
  • Understanding of scientifically-based reading research; 
  • Knowledge of a balanced early literacy framework understanding; 
  • Knowledge of Kiswahili and English transition instruction strategies; 
  • Familiarity with the policies and procedures of the MoEST and local school communities. 
  • Candidates from the local county locations preferred.

Driver –  Nairobi

1 Position

S/he will drive project / office staff members, consultants and other visitors on project / office business. 

S/he will ensure that the vehicle has all required registrations / licensing and inspections, and that necessary documentation is retained with the vehicle as well as sufficient amount of gas. 

He/she will maintain the vehicles’ cleanliness and its security and maintain a record of trips including kilometers traveled, fuel consumed and dates of oil changes, all according to established reporting framework; supporting in project logistics activities.


Required qualifications and experience: 

  • A minimum 5 years relevant experience with valid Kenya driver’s license; 
  • proof of good driving record; 
  • Previous work in the Not for Profit sector and familiarity with rural terrain preferred. 
  • Experience in logistics support is an added advantage. 
  • Oral and written English and Kiswahili language fluency is necessary. 
  • Candidates from the local county locations preferred.

How to Apply


Applicants must include POSITION and REGION in the subject line of the email. 

Please do not attach copies of certificates. 

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

Please note: RTI International does not use agents or require any form of payment in the recruitment process.


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