RTI's International Education Division is currently accepting applications for Chief of Party, for the USAID-funded Tusome Early Grade Literacy Activity (Tusome) in Kenya. Working at a national scale, the Tusome Activity improves early grade literacy outcomes in both English and Kiswahili, through national level teacher trainings, ongoing support to teachers as well as the production and distribution of materials for pupils and teachers. The current implementation focus provides works closely with Kenya’s Ministry of Education (MOE) in supporting teachers and learners in grades 1-3 during the COVID pandemic and the planned reopening of schools. It is anticipated that even if schools remain closed, some support would remain remote, including teacher training. A key area of focus for the remainder of the project is to fully transition ownership of activities to the MOE in order to ensure sustainability.
The COP is responsible for leading the management, implementation and overall quality assurance of the project. In this role, s/he will be RTI’s primary point of contact with RTI, USAID and Kenyan government counterpart agencies. This position is based in Nairobi.
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The COP’s roles and responsibilities will include:
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