We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position Director of Pre-Service Strengthening for an upcoming USAID-funded opportunity in Liberia entitled, “Transforming the Education System for Teachers and Students” (TESTS). This position will be based in Liberia and is contingent upon award.
This anticipated five-year comprehensive teacher training program in Liberia aims to improve early childhood education and primary education teachers’ quality and instructional delivery. TESTS will build capacity and strengthen teacher training institutions in the areas of primary and early childhood education, improve the quality of critical teaching skills and improve the enabling environment for teacher practice.
The Director of Pre-Service Strengthening will report to the Chief of Party and has the overall responsibility for leading the planning and implementation of all technical activities for the preservice teacher education component of the project. He/She will supervise/oversee pre-service coordinators at select universities to help implement and monitor program interventions. The Director will work with stakeholders in the Government of Liberia, including the Ministry of Education, partner organizations, and Liberian universities. Along with the COP, the Director will work to build capacities of the MOE and Liberia universities including administrators and instructors. The Director will provide overall technical guidance to the pre-service teacher training program in Liberia by: