Team Leader, Building Learning Foundations at Education Development Trust


About the role

Education Development Trust is implementing the Building Learning Foundations (BLF) in Rwanda. BLF is an initiative of the Rwanda  Ministry of Education and Rwanda Education Board; it is funded by the British people through the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) as part of the Learning for all Programme. The programme began in July 2017 and will run until September, 2023. BLF seeks to recruit a Team Leader.

The Team Leader’s role is to head  the project and manage our in-country project delivery team of national and international staff including those supplied by our consortium partners. The Team Leader will guide and oversee the development and implementation of a range of targeted measures that will improve quality and learning outcomes in early grades Maths and English and reduce dropout. The Team Leader is responsible for delivering the agreed educational outcomes, ensuring adherence to client and organisational policies and procedures, maintaining professional relationships with the client, senior political leaders and partners.

About the organisation

At Education Development Trust, we improve school systems at scale; we partner with governments around the world to help turn ambitious, visionary education policy into reality. We invest annually in our programme of education research and this evidence underpins our work and informs policy and practice around the world. We have a long-established presence in Africa – running programmes since 1992 – and have worked with a range of governments, donor agencies and partners to improve education across the continent, providing short-term, expert consultancy and delivering long-term, national education programmes. We have specialist expertise in sustainable school system reform at scale – from improving literacy and numeracy outcomes, to large-scale teacher training and strengthening the capacity of national ministries. We are experienced in leading complex programmes in challenging environments and we also work with like-minded organisations to ensure we maximise our impact.

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone who comes into contact with us.  We operate a zero tolerance policy to sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment (SEAH). Applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and police checks. Successful candidates will be required to sign a safeguarding declaration to confirm that they will abide by the Trust’s safeguarding policies and procedures, including, but not limited to,  Protection from SEAH, and the Safeguarding Code of Conduct.

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 15th January, 2021


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