Programme Manager Read-Aloud Training and QA

Posted By: Adhyayan Quality Education Foundation

Bengaluru

Junior Management

Program Implementation

Education

Job Description

Adhyayan Foundation has been invited by the Karnataka Panchayat Raj Department to conduct training for their Gram Panchayat Library Supervisors to be able to read aloud to children from the village communities in Karnataka.


The Programme Manager will oversee the capacity building of the Library Supervisors to conduct read aloud sessions and the District Librarians to be able to quality assure the programme. 


Responsibilities:

  • Training of master facilitators in conducting read-aloud sessions and community engagement activities
  • Conducting library visits to support the library supervisors in reading aloud such that children are attracted to the libraries
  • Review the books available in the libraries for the age group 4-12 and assess them for suitability for the purpose of the programme
  • Anchor book collection drives for the two districts, if required 
  • Promoting the programme to local school head masters and gram panchayat members
  • Write weekly and phase reports for the state and donors
  • Analyze and draw insights from the M & E data 
  • Build the capacity of the library supervisors to make the programme sustainable and replicable across districts
  • Work with the Content Developer to record and document good practices of the library supervisors, and in creating a module which can be used to scale the programme in other districts and states as opportunities for the same develop. 


Eligibility Criteria

  • 2 years of experience working in the field of formal education including classroom teaching experience with a strong grasp of child-centric pedagogy. 
  • Experience with children’s literature would be preferred. 
  • Post graduate degree in education preferred.
  • Some experience building the capacity of stakeholders in education is preferred.
  • Experience in managing projects and leading small teams.
  • Fluency in Kannada and English (read, write and speak) is a must.



Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - Post Graduate-Other

Experience and Qualifications: 

  • 2 years of experience working in the field of formal education including classroom teaching experience with a strong grasp of child-centric pedagogy. 
  • Experience with children’s literature would be preferred. 
  • Post graduate degree in education preferred.
  • Some experience building the capacity of stakeholders in education is preferred.
  • Experience in managing projects and leading small teams.
  • Fluency in Kannada and English (read, write and speak) is a must.



Skills and Attitudes: 

  • Ability to build the capacity of adult learners.
  • Ability to travel within Karnataka as per requirement under the project. 
  • Great communication and collaboration skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills. 
  • Flexible and open to working in a dynamic environment with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds. 
  • Professionalism and ethical standards that ensure timely delivery, discretion and respect for Adhyayan’s organisational culture and code of conduct. 
  • Passionate about educational equity and willing to learn.


Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Adhyayan Quality Education Foundation
  • About Organization:Adhyayan Quality Education Foundation (AQEF) is a Section 8 company, CIN number U74999MH2015NPL266864. Co-founded by Ashoka Fellow, Kavita Anand, Adhyayan Foundation is a 4-year-old capacity-building organisation dedicated to improving the quality of educational leadership and learning outcomes through leadership capacity-building, evidence-based school reviews, and data-driven professional learning communities.