Social Mobilizer, Girls’ Education Program At Room to Read Bangladesh


Job Description

Room to Read is working in Bangladesh since 2008. We are inviting applications from Bangladeshi nationals to work in the following regular position:

Literacy Coach
(Based in Natore and Dhaka District)

Position Overview:

The Literacy Coach (“LC”) serves as the technical resource for applying techniques in classrooms and libraries to improve literacy skills and the habits of reading in children. S/he supports and coaches teachers, librarians, and principals to adopt new ways of working with children to increase their literacy skills and habits of reading. The LC will report to the Literacy Program Operations Officer with strong communication, programmatic direction, and oversight provided by the Literacy Program Officer (Technical). The Literacy Coach has no direct reports.

Roles & responsibilities

  • Organize Room to Read’s life skills sessions with girls and support them to use such skills in their lives;
  • Serve as a positive role model and mentor to girls by facilitating monthly group mentoring discussions;
  • Organize group for conducting Life Skills sessions and Group Mentoring Sessions;
  • Plan, Organize and conduct recovery Life Skill Education and Parents workshop sessions;
  • Conduct an introductory home visit with parents of all new girls in the Girls’ Education Program;
  • Provide Individual mentoring support;
  • Participate in module trainings on Girls’ Education Program content and activities. These trainings will be led by the Program Officer;
  • Participate in regular trainings and meetings with Room to Read staff, as planned;
  • Monitor and keep written records of girls including school attendance, academic performance, and participation in program activities. Work closely with the School Focal Point (main contact person at the school) to regularly obtain this data as needed;
  • Prepare Report in monthly basis;
  • Assist the Program Associate and/or Program Officer in conducting life skills assessments of Girls’ Education Program participants, as needed;
  • Prepare and submit regular reports to the Program Officer and Program Associate, as needed;
  • Track and submit all program activity expenses and invoices;

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree on Education, Social Science, Business Management and other related field;
    2 years of relevant working experience with Development project preferred;
  • Desire and ability to spend 90% of time traveling and visiting school sites to provide coaching and monitor progress of program implementation;
  • Ability to monitor progress of program implementation;
  • Good interpersonal skills and a team player;

General Requirements:

  • Willingness & ability to visit program sites extensively;
  • Skill & experience of working with e-communication & people with diverse culture;
  • Strong communication skills in Bangla and English;
  • Excellent computer operating skill,
  • Ability to work under pressure,
  • Comfortable in a performance-based organization working with low overhead budget;
  • Proven track record of achieving results;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Job Level: Entry

Job Nature: Full Time

Industry: NGO / Development

Preferred Business Area: NGO / Development

Other Benefits
We offer competitive salary. The benefits include:

  • Provident Fund
  • 13th Month Bonus
  • Discretionary Performance Bonus
  • Gratuity
  • Health coverage including spouse and children
  • Insurances
  • Professional Development opportunities. The most significant benefit is the opportunity to work with one of the fastest growing international organizations, which has sole focus on education & continuously innovating efficient & effective social entrepreneurship

Desired Education
Bachelor’s degree on Education, Social Science, Business Management and other related field;

Apply Instructions:
Send application & resume (please use your name in naming CV) to Senior Manager – Human Resources, Room to Read Bangladesh through email with the applied position’s title in the subject line to [email protected] on or before 08 December 2017. Any persuasion attempt will disqualify your candidacy. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Room to Read is an equal opportunity employer committed to identifying & developing the skills & leadership of people from diverse backgrounds.

“Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply”

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