This project aims to increase the preparedness of future Grade 4-10 teachers in Jordan by improving the pre-service teacher education programming offered by Jordanian universities. This project would support four selected universities and relevant Government of Jordan (GoJ) entities in the introduction and implementation of a sustainable and scalable pre-service teacher education program, centered primarily around the utilization of the adapted QRTA pre-service teacher education modules (the “Pre-Service Modules”).
The Chief of Party (COP) is responsible for overall aspects of program implementation and performance, both technical and managerial. In close coordination with the government entities and universities, the COP will serve as a major driver of policy reforms in the pre-service teacher education sector in Jordan. The COP will also manage the Operations and Finance Managers, and technical team, with overall responsibility for overseeing coordination across results areas, coordination of decision making across key stakeholders, and supervision of partner organizations. S/he has overall responsibility for the development of the vision, strategy, and technical direction of the project. S/he leads planning and implementation of work plans to ensure quality results. The COP will have overall responsibility in the areas of technical quality, monitoring, evaluation, reporting, operations, administration, logistics, procurement, budgeting, financial accounting, and overall client satisfaction. Responsibilities include: