Cluster Manager (BUR-S-2060)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
Burma
Location
Rangoon
Department
English & Exams
Job Category
Senior teacher
Pay Band
Senior Teacher
Vacancy Description
Contract: 20 months (with possibilities of extension) | Location: Yangon, Myanmar | Salary: £27,756-£32,580 gross | Start Date: November 2019 | Deadline for Applications: 8 September 2019 (23.59 UK time)
 
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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The aim of TREE is to improve the quality of teaching of teacher educators and teachers and academic oversight of management staff in Teacher Education Institutions and Department of Teacher Education and Training to achieve the impact of learning improvements of students in Myanmar especially for English language.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

You will be required to work with the Team Leader, Deputy Team Leader, Senior Programme Manager and Head of English to contribute to the TREE delivery model by:

 

§ Contributing to the design of the delivery model by supporting time-tabling, scheduling and determining the relative contribution of English teaching, mentoring and co-training, participation in the Continual

 

§ To provide advice, guidance and modelling of the delivery of English proficiency and continued professional development teaching and training by British Council English and Education Capacity Building Advisors.

 

§ To provide pastoral support to trainers through regular visits, phone and e-mail contact and use of online platforms

 

§ Provide line management to up to 10 British Council English and Education Capacity Building Advisors

 

·         Co-ordinate, oversee and monitor the collection, collation and reporting of project monitoring and evaluation data in partnership with Montrose, the M&E lead.

 

·         Oversee the operational management in designated cluster

 

·         Supporting EC based staff as they support teacher educators to develop and consolidate reflective practice, then begin to use action research to contribute to wider learning and research to inform further reform and policy development

 

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT
You will be supporting  delivery of a large scale and high-profile donor funded contract. support education reform and improving the quality of teaching and learning in Myanmar. contribute to the design, delivery and evaluation of innovative pilots using technological solutions working with a range of diverse international and local partners

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
You will need to meet the required qualifications and experience to be considered for an interview for this role:

 

· At least diploma level TEFL qualification and/or PGCE equivalent with ELT/TESOL specialization.

§ At least 5 years post certificate (i.e. Cambridge CELTA/Trinity CertTESOL) full-time teaching to a variety of age groups and levels

§ 2 years’ experience of teacher training within state education systems working with Ministries of Education in a developing world context.

§ Experience monitoring and evaluation of teacher training

§ Primary and secondary level teaching experience

§ Experience building and developing teams 


BENEFITS OF WORKING AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL

- Enjoy
40 days paid leave (whilst Burma remains an ECA category F country per year plus) 14 public holidays
- Accomodation Allowance
Settling-in Allowance

  

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