The District Lead leads the planning, coordination with different Government stakeholders and execution for all work related to implementing Room to Read’s Literacy program at the field level and provides strategic, technical and management support. S/he will oversee the quality of implementation, coordination, development and reporting of the Literacy program for a set of schools in the District. S/he would identify quality issues related to program design and management and discuss them with the country office, keeping supervisor in loop and provide solutions at the field level. S/he would be the point person with respect to teacher training and capacity building of program staff at the state level. The DL will report to the State Manager and will have dotted reporting to the Literacy Program Officer at the State and Instruction Design and Technical Support (IDTS) unit at the country level. The DL have 6-7 Literacy Program coordinators will be reporting to him/her.
This position will involve frequent travel to field locations as well as regular interaction with education officials, school administrators, teachers and students. S/he would serve as the main point of contact for the school and local government officials and coordinate the work of other RtR staff in his/her jurisdiction.
This position would preferably be based at the project location (District).