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Career Opportunity

BRAC’s vision is a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential. The organisation was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 and acts as a catalyst, creating opportunities for people to transform their lives. BRAC believes in integrity, inclusiveness, effectiveness, and innovation in all areas of work. BRAC uses an integrated model to change systems of inequity, through social development programmes, humanitarian response, social enterprises, socially responsible investments and a university. It operates in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings in 11 countries across Asia and Africa.

BRAC is a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes, and has been ranked the #1 NGO in the world for the last five years consecutively by NGO Advisor.

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Position

Head of Capacity, Curriculum Development and Inclusiveness, BRAC Education Programme


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement and monitor the annual operating plan (AOP) for the BEP's material development & quality unit (both for students & teachers) and capacity development unit aligning with the need and requirement of the programme & projects within BEP.
  • Enhance the education quality system of BEP through innovation; improve teaching learning materials for teachers and students, assessment system in aligning programme, national and global demand & standard.
  • Lead the team to plan, develop and implement capacity development initiatives for teachers and staffs of BEP's different projects for better service delivery through innovative & supportive supervision.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the developed materials, assessment and teaching methods by analysing test data, research findings, impact studies, school visits and feedback from management staff.
  • Carrying out Intense field observation on a regular basis to determine the real portrait of the programme quality and also to give required feedback directly to relevant team, staffs throughout the organisation to ensure that the quality education system is functioning properly.
  • Networking with the organisations (GO-NGO) to influence policy-advocacy and represent programme/ organisation in different forums.
  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
  • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

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Requirements

Educational Requirements:

Masters preferably in Science/ Social Science/ Business Administration/ Education or in any other relevant disciplines with minimum 2nd class in all examinations.


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Experience Requirement:

Minimum 10 years' experience in education management which includes educational project development, quality, curriculum, materials, capacity development and other technical areas of education.


Additional Requirements:

  • Advance knowledge on 21st century required skills and knowledge, National curriculum and terminal competencies, SDG-4 and overall programme management.
  • Prepare and review different report, proposal, concept note etc. as per programme need.

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Contributory Compulsory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health & Life Insurance and others

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

Last Apply Date: 14/Oct/2020

BRAC believes every one of its employees, suppliers, downstream partners, visitors, clients and community including children, youth and vulnerable adults that come into contact regardless of age, race, religion, gender, disability or ethnic origin has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation. We guarantee assessment of candidates with disabilities who meet the essential requirements. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will do everything possible to ensure that those who are suitable to work within our values and beliefs are recruited to work for us. Any personal persuasion will result in disqualification of candidature.

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