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Local Education Specialist

About Kaizen

The Kaizen Company is an incubator for innovative, scalable solutions that address emerging market challenges and opportunities. Our proven solutions catalyze locally-driven, organizational and institutional performance improvements, and shift the development model into one that is bottom-up and ongoing. We leverage existing knowledge along with new technologies and innovative business models to support local reform that is sustained through market forces. Since our inception in 2004, we have supported over 60 education-focused local organizations such as primary schools, government agencies, vocational training entities, universities, and education non-profit organizations worldwide.

Scope and Objectives

The Kaizen Company is seeking a Local Education Specialist for an upcoming USAID-funded project focused on the Performance Evaluation of Education Activities of USAID/Morocco. The project seeks to evaluate several active awards, the USAID/Morocco Project Appraisal Document (PAD), and how these initiatives support the Development Objectives of USAID/Morocco. Anticipated to begin June 2018.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical expertise on the education sector in Morocco to inform the performance evaluation of early grade reading and literacy programs
  • Ensure that data collection methodologies are inclusive of multilingual and disability populations and gender
  • Assist evaluation team to ensure monitoring and evaluating systems appropriately measure progress against education-specific outputs and results
  • Oversee consistent and systematic tracking and reporting of all research
  • Draft and review key technical documents and reports as related to education interventions and practice
  • Propose strategies to increase project/program impact in early childhood education

Qualifications

Required

  • Master's degree in Education or relevant field
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in education, teacher training, and literacy related programs
  • Specialized knowledge in relevant areas including curriculum development, examinations, Arabic language reading instruction, and textbooks
  • Fluency in French and Moroccan Arabic required; working proficiency in English required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced interpersonal skills and ability to effectively work with multiple stakeholders (government officials, civil society partners, and donors)
  • Familiarity with USAID

Desired

  • Experience in the education sector in Morocco
  • Experience in MENA region 
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