The Reading and Education in Crisis or Conflict (Reading/EICC) Advisor is responsible for ensuring that children and youth in activity-supported schools and communities achieve improved learning outcomes in selected subjects, including literacy and numeracy, and social emotional learning. S/he will provide technical leadership and support to program staff and stakeholders to drive improvements in children’s educational opportunity and performance in urban, rural, and pastoralist communities. S/he will lead efforts to improve educational quality in target regions/districts through the development of accelerated education program (AEP) foundational curriculum in literacy and numeracy, teacher training and professional development support, student assessment, and support for students’ and teachers’ wellbeing and engagement.
The Reading/EICC Advisor will report to the Somalia RAISE Chief of Party (COP). S/he will supervise the education technical development and delivery team, including Specialists in Curriculum Development, Professional Development and Training. S/he will additionally provide technical leadership and support for technical education field officers.