Technical Consultant(s) to support the USAID-funded Saint Lucia ConnectEd Activity

Published: 10/25/2021 9:58:42 AM
Description:

Technical Consultant(s)

Posting Date: October 19, 2021

Application Deadline: November 15, 2021

Position Type: Consultancy(ies) 

Position Category: Paid in ECD

Company: World Education, Inc. 

Hiring Manager: Barbara Borgese

Location: Castries, Saint Lucia or Remote 

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

Description:

 

World Education, Inc. (WEI) seeks one or more experienced Technical Consultant(s) to support the USAID-funded Saint Lucia ConnectEd Activity, aimed at building resilience and improving the quality of teaching and learning in Saint Lucia by equipping youth and educators as digital literacy leaders in their communities. Saint Lucia ConnectEd will leverage innovative approaches and models, including WEI’s EdTEch Maker Space, to support teacher professional development, youth digital skills development, and other activities that result in open education resources (OER), which are digital tools that can be easily accessed, reused, and adapted by teachers.

 

Applicants are asked to highlight their expertise in line with the responsibilities below in their submission (e.g. cover letter, resume). 

 

Responsibilities:


 

  • Assist in the development and refinement of digital data collection tools to: 
    • Collect e-data on strength and gaps in PYD, digital skills instruction, and employability skills in Saint Lucia; 
    • Identify often-excluded groups, such as girls, youth with disabilities, out-of-school youth, and youth with prior convictions; 
  • Analyze e-data for trends to inform project activity design, implementation and sustainability; 
  • Conduct a literature review on national and regional policies and international best practices that support the mitigation of above-mentioned, identified digital skills and PYD gaps; 
  • Write a report summarizing the e-data analysis results, integrating literature review findings; 
  • Facilitate virtual workshops with national and international stakeholders from public and private sectors, including youth. 

 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in education, international educational development or a related field; 
  • Experience working in Saint Lucia or the broader Caribbean region on education programming; 
  • Knowledge and technical expertise in one or more of the following areas: digital learning, teacher training, positive youth development, inclusive education;
  • Experience developing digital assessments, surveys and other e-data collection tools;
  • Strong interpersonal, workshop facilitation and team work skills;
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and in writing, tailored to diverse audiences;
  • Experience using Google Suite and access to a Gmail account;
  • Comfortable in a remote working environment; 
  • Experience implementing education and youth-focused activities under USAID or similar programs preferred. 

About World Education: 

World Education is a leader in building the skills, knowledge and resources of local groups so they can accomplish their missions effectively. Founded in 1951 to meet the needs of the educationally disadvantaged, World Education has worked in over 50 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as in the United States. Working in concert with private, public, and nongovernmental organizations, World Education initiatives support effective local management and promote partnerships between local organizations. 

 

Kindly submit your application to:

Bertha Isidore

Finance and Administration Manager

bertha_isidore@lc.worlded.org

Please note that unsuitable applications will not be acknowledged.

 

Ministry: Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development
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