Education Manager

Chemonics , Turkey

Skill Required:, Education Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
18th December, 2019

Job Description

Chemonics seeks an education manager for a DFID-funded education program under ISD. Turkish nationals are encouraged to apply.

The education manager will be part of the core program team that will develop, design, and plan ISD’s integrated interventions to enhance access and quality of education for all children. The manager will identify, develop, and monitor implementation of Chemonics’ instruction and pedagogy training modules; provide day-to-day oversight of technical activities related to quality education training modules; and liaise closely with the protection manager to ensure that activities include safeguarding for children from potential adverse impacts. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee day-to-day technical implementation of the program’s education interventions
  • Contribute to design of quality education activities, with a focus on literacy and numeracy, in collaboration with the program lead
  • Review deliverables received from partners to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Direct day-to-day relationships with quality education activity partners including education directorates and NGOs to ensure effective implementation
  • Contribute to reports on quality education interventions as needed
  • Work closely with the child protection manager to ensure successful integration of safeguarding and psychosocial support in quality education interventions
  • Work closely with the monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) director to develop monitoring and evaluation tools and plans related to quality education interventions and to incorporate feedback from the field and MEL into intervention design
  • Adhere to Chemonics’ professional code of ethics


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required
  • Minimum five years of progressively responsible experience in developing and implementing different education programs to improve education quality
  • Experience mentoring and providing technical oversight to staff preferred
  • Knowledge of in-service teacher professional development in the context of literacy and numeracy
  • Strong understanding about the context, conflict, and security situation in Syria; experience in Syria strongly preferred
  • Experience working with different levels of stakeholders, local actors, and local and international NGOs
  • Knowledge of the political, humanitarian, and education sector dynamics within the Syrian context
  • Team player with strong communication and writing skills
  • Professional proficiency speaking, reading, and writing English and Arabic required
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity


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