Thursday, September 26, 2013

Sesame Workshop Bangladesh Educational Content Specialist

Vacancies at Sesame Workshop Bangladesh
Position (1): Educational Content Specialist
Job Summary
S/he will be responsible for develop, design and review of early grades Bangla reading Content , Instructions and Teaching Learning Materials (for Television and print) on reading and life skills such as health, hygiene, environment, safety and civics education for children 4-8 years old. This position will also be part of developing teachers training modules and process & result monitoring of school activities. “Educational Content Specialist” will be reporting to the Program Director for day to day activities.
Essential Qualifications
  • Advanced degree in Early Childhood Development (ECD)/Bangla Linguistics/ Developmental Psychology/ Social Studies or similar field
  • Having basic grounding in educational content development for early grades children    
  • 2-3 years experience in curriculum, content and teaching pedagogy development for 4-8 years old children and experience in working in Audio-Visual Media would be an advantage
  • Experience in developing and reviewing children’s educational audio-visual and teaching learning material (TLM)
  • Direct experience in working with children
  • Experience in field research especially in the field of formative testing of TLM
  • Experience in developing early grades teachers training module
  • Proficiency (reading, writing & speaking) in Bangla (including typing) and English
  • Basic Monitoring & Evaluation skills of education programs 
  • Skill in conducting training would be an advantage
  • Good at report writing and documentation
  • Attitudes to learn and improve    
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have basic skills on Windows Office Environment
  • Experience in data management and analyses would be an advantage
  • Ability to work in a team and under tight timelines
  • Ability to adjust in new working environment
Terms and benefits:
The appointment will be made on Contractual Services Agreement basis for 24 months duration and likely to be extended on the basis of performance and continuation of the project. The job offers a consolidated remuneration package of BDT 40,000 to 45,000 per/month with other facilities according to the organization policy. Only selected applicant will be call for written and Viva and selected applicant must be ready to join immediately
Instructions for apply: 
Interested candidates (female will be preferable) are requested to submit applications with resume detailing experience along with a recent passport size photograph by 1st October, 2013. Only selected applicant will be call for written and Viva. Applications (hard copy or electronic copy) should be sent to the following address:
The Advertiser
Sesame Workshop Bangladesh
Flat 6A-B (Level 6), House # 100, Road # 8
Block # F, Banani
Dhaka-1213, Bangladesh


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