The FHI 360 Four Pillars PLUS “Improving Girls Secondary Education” in Nigeria project aims to improve the quality and relevance of secondary education for girls and other vulnerable children (OVC) and boost retention rates in Benue State, Nigeria. The project will offer scholarships, girls’ mentoring, teacher training, and encourage community participation to address the complex barriers to education for girls and OVCs. The project will also support the transition of girls from secondary school to the formal workforce with training and internships.
The Teacher Trainer/Education Specialist will be responsible for working closely with FHI 360 team members in Benue to implement the main objectives of the project: to improve the quality and relevance of girls’ education and boost retention rates for OVCs in select LGAs in Benue State. The Specialist is responsible for working closely with teachers, school officials, school administrators, and local education officials to ensure that teachers are trained in pedagogy, gender sensitivity, and other subjects, especially Math and Science, as needed. S/He will follow up with teachers in the classroom on a periodic basis to provide additional support to teachers’ use of methods learned during training
Minimum Recruitment Standards:
• BSc. in Education, or a HND in Teacher Training and/or Education
• A relevant second degree will be an added advantage
• Minimum of 5 years work experience
• Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Power Point, and other email systems
• Must be able to provide three references from previous employment or university