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The USAID Let’s Read Project is a 5-year, $48.9 million project in the five target provinces of Eastern, Muchinga, Southern, Northwestern and Western Zambia that works to improve reading outcomes for approximately 1.4 million children attending pre-primary (kindergarten/ECE) through to Grades 3 and provide professional development for teachers to support reading interventions in Zambian public and community schools.
The Reading Coordinator (RC) will be based in Solwezi, Northwestern Province (no relocation allowances are provided for this position), and provide technical direction and leadership for literacy strategies at the provincial level, including working with the Reading Specialist and Senior Reading Director to conduct trainings, oversee and organize the work of the District Reading Coaches, and work with the Community Outreach Specialist and District Field Officers to finalize key messages and roll-out training for PTAs/PSCS and Reading Corps volunteers.
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:
Reporting and Organizational Relationships:
The candidate for the position of Reading Coordinator shall have at a minimum the following qualifications:
Skills and Experience:
Please note: There will be no relocation allowance provided for this position.
Due to the volume of applications submitted, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls, please.
Applications submitted without a resume will not be considered.