Long Term Technical Advisor (LTTA) "Consulting" - Education Leadership Development Program (ELDP)

American Councils for International Education

About the organization

The world’s most successful institutions and determined nations work with American Councils for International Education through cultural exchange, language training, and professional development.

Since 1974, our educational portfolio has grown to include 90 countries important to national security, prosperity, and peace. Our programs are backed by thorough research to ensure their quality and integrity. Our participants represent a spectrum of learners, from high school through the postdoctoral and professional level.

To date, we have built a community of more than 100,000 alumni, including national leaders, ministers, members of parliament, ambassadors, and CEOs.

Duties

• Collaborate with the ELDP Program Manager and Technical Lead on the customization, contextualization, and localization of an educational leadership curriculum in partnership with a yet-to-be-named U.S. university college of education.
• Collect, analyze, and report on baseline needs assessment data collected in Year 1 of the activity. Conduct a desk review of previous education leadership interventions in Uzbekistan and collaborate with the international donor community in Uzbekistan around education leadership.
• Provide education leadership, in-service and pre-service professional development policy recommendations to the beneficiary.
• Work closely with the American Councils ELDP technical team on the design, logistics, and other aspects of the Training of Trainers (TOT) initiative.
• Serve as a master trainer, providing direct teaching and training material to local education leaders and co-teaching with the Technical Lead and Program Manager
• Support, provide insight, feedback and observation of cascaded trainings in fall 2024 and spring 2025 in respective regions of Uzbekistan
• Following implementation of the ToT and subsequent cascade trainings, work closely with the Technical Lead to revise, refine, and redesign the curriculum in line with midline data collection from trainers and participants.
• Work closely with the Program Manager in Tashkent handling all logistics and coordination as well as with the Technical Lead.

Qualifications

• An EdD or PhD degree in Education Leadership, Education Administration, K-12 Education Leadership, Education Policy, Curriculum Development, Teacher Education, education-focused International Development, Public Policy or Administration or a related field.
• 6-9 years of relevant experience in the education sector in a K-12 education leadership role (principal, vice principal, administrator, etc.) or within a research capacity that worked closely with primary and secondary school leadership
• At least three years of experience in a technical lead or senior managerial role, ideally in projects of similar scope and complexity.
• Demonstrated expertise and understanding of leadership, pedagogy, and educational administration.
• Proven experience working in the educational sector, with a strong background in curriculum development and/or professional development.
• Demonstrated experience in engaging government and private sector stakeholders, with a focus on policy analysis and systems change within the education domain.
• A track record of excellent management and leadership skills, including decision-making, diplomacy, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to ensure internal coherence among diverse team members and sub-recipients, as well as effective liaison with external stakeholders.
• Fluency/professional competency in Russian and/or Uzbek is considered a strong advantage.
• Professional fluency in English.

Salary

$94,080 (equivalent to 280 days of labor)

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