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Early Grade Reading Professional Development Advisor

Project Management
IDG International Education
1806U Requisition #
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Master’s degree in a relevant field, preferably education and/or international development, and 6 years of experience in education and international development (with a minimum of three years in a developing country context, ideally in South East Asia)


Skills & Abilities

  • In-depth knowledge of issues relating to early grade reading (ideally in Cambodia)
  • Excellent technical skills relevant to the professional development of early grade teachers, include the development of manuals and materials to be used by others at provincial or national scale
  • Experience in developing training modules for EGR coaches and/or school directors 
  • Excellent skills in coordination and stakeholder engagement on issues related to teacher professional development, particularly with national government and/or NGO staff.
  • Demonstrated experience leading an early grade reading technical team and/or teacher professional development team (ideally both)
  • Experience establishing and maintaining productive relationships with counterparts at national, provincial and district levels, and a diverse set of NGO implementing partners. 
  • Excellent ability in communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability.
  • Fluency in English required.

Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

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