World Learning is a leading international non-profit organization advancing education, systems strengthening and inclusive development through programming around the world. We are seeking an experienced Gender Equality & Social Inclusion (GESI) Specialist for the anticipated USAID-funded Georgia New Education Program (NEP). The project will seek to: 1) Expand the innovative learning instruction methods in reading and math into the national curriculum in all 2,400 of Georgia’s primary schools for grades 1-6, including schools in marginalized communities; 2) Strengthen teacher development curricula and teacher induction activities in at least five universities across the country that will result in a highly-qualified cadre of teachers and; 3) Build financial literacy and entrepreneurial skills.
The GESI Specialist will lead design and implementation of context-specific gender and social inclusion analysis and ensure findings are adequately integrated into the program’s implementation and collaboration, learning, and adapting (CLA) agenda. S/he will work closely with technical specialists and the monitoring and evaluation team to develop GESI activities and targets and recommend improvements to address the needs of marginalized and excluded populations. S/he will lead programming efforts related to gender-sensitive education, inclusive education for youth with disabilities, and minority populations. S/he will also promote and undertake discussions on best practices and learning with external stakeholders as planned within the program.