Curriculum & Training Officer
ABOUT PRACTICAL EDUCATION NETWORK (PEN)
PEN’s mission is to improve STEM learning outcomes in the Ghana education system by building teacher capacity. The teacher training programmes PEN provides is infused with MIT-style, learning-by-doing to enable hands-on science regardless of resource constraints. PEN offers a series of workshops where Ghanaian STEM teachers learn, design, and share hands-on activities which complement the national curriculum and are created from low-cost and locally available materials.
PEN’s partners include MIT, Ashesi University, ExxonMobil Exploration & Production Ghana
(Deepwater) Ltd, Ghana Association of Science Teachers and others.
JOB POSITION: Curriculum & Training Officer
SALARY RANGE: GHS 1,300.00 – 2,920.00 (Gross)
WORK STATION: Accra
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Fixed Term (Full Time)
EMPLOYMENT DURATION: 1 Year (Renewable. Includes three (3)months’ probation)
JOB PURPOSE: To design, refine, and facilitate PEN’s hands-on teacher training in the online environment. To develop new hands-on STEM activity content, leveraging materials readily available in the Ghanaian context, generating instructions, lesson plans, and other curricular formats
Practical Education Network (PEN) is accepting applications for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and passionate Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum and training professionals. Applicants must have a strong
background in both science/mathematics, and they must have significant experience in teacher training and curriculum development. They must have a deep understanding of the STEM ecosystem in Ghana, including curricula, standards and policy developments. The Curriculum & Training Officer should possess strong digital skills, as he/she will be facilitating a majority of training in the online environment.
SUMMARY OF KEY FUNCTIONS AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
The Curriculum & Training Officer shall report directly to the Programs Manager.
A minimum Bachelor’s degree in Education with pure science or any other scientific disciplines as a major. An MA or MPhil in Science Education is an added advantage.
Job applicant must have a minimum of five (5) years post national service (Ghana) work experience in science teaching, science education content/curriculum development, teacher training, and any other STEM-related field.
Professional command of the English language is a minimum requirement.
CORE VALUES AND MOTIVATION
HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants should send their Resume/CV, Cover Letter and other supporting documents to the email: email@example.com
Email subject should be [VACANCY POSITION_YOUR NAME]. For example: [CURRICULUM & TRAINING OFFICER_RITA ASHONG]
DEADLINE: Friday, 23rd April 2021. (Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applications received after the deadline may not be considered.)