Creative Associates International

Literacy and Numeracy Specialist (Local Nationals)

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Creative Associates International is recruiting for Full time Literacy and Numeracy Specialist (Local Nationals)

Job Description

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic development and post-crisis stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Literacy and Numeracy Specialist (Local Nationals)
Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Project Summary

  • In partnership with IRC, Creative Associates intends to implement a twenty-month project under the Education in Emergencies (EiE) component of DFID’s North-East Nigeria Transition to Development Program (NENTAD) that aims to deliver an effective response to the basic needs of vulnerable people impacted by the crisis in northeast Nigeria.
  • The EiE project will reach more than 100,000 children and adolescents in Borno and Yobe states with quality formal and non-formal education services, including literacy, numeracy, and social-emotional skills

Position Summary

  • The Literacy and Numeracy Technical Lead provides technical guidance to the project’s support to improved literacy and numeracy instruction.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • This position reports to the Senior Consortium Coordinator.
  • The Literacy and Numeracy Technical Lead will provide direct technical support to Education Officers.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work in collaboration with the technical team to lead the implementation of project activities to improve student literacy and numeracy competencies
  • Provide expert guidance in the development of curriculum and materials related to the improvement of literacy and numeracy
  • Conduct regular visits to non-formal learning centers and formal schools (tutoring program) to monitor issues, support implementation strategies and monitor progress towards improved learning outcomes
  • Provide guidance and expertise to parental, community and government stakeholders in the development of literacy and numeracy improvement plans
  • Provide technical support to LGA officials, CSO staff and Community collation members


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Skills & Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field
  • Prior teaching experience in elementary or secondary schools
  • At least two years of experience in the implementation of literacy or numeracy programs
  • Experience training teachers on teaching literacy and numeracy
  • Knowledge of current trends and research in literacy and numeracy and options for program development and delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to work in culturally diverse community settings
  • Professional proficiency in English
  • Ability to travel to Yobe state for extended periods

How to Apply: 
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's/Resume. 

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About Creative Associates International
Creative Associates International provides outstanding, on-the-ground development services and forges partnerships to deliver sustainable solutions to global challenges. Its experts focus on building inclusive educational systems, transitioning communities from conflict to peace, developing sustainable economic growth, engaging youth, promoting transparent elections and more. Creative is recognized for its ability to quickly adapt and excel in conflict and post-conflict environments. To del...
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