English Access Micro scholarship Program (20%)
Serves as the main point of contact for the English Access Micro scholarship Program in the RELO region. With the RELO, plans Access budget allocations in Tanzania and across the region. Develops new Access sites by drafting and sharing notices of funding opportunities (NOFOs), surveying locations, and actively participating in teacher and student vetting and selection. Monitors and evaluates Access classes to ensure high-quality instruction and compliance with policy by regularly conducting site visits and reviewing reports, and keeps the RELO and implementing partners updated on their status. Develops and coordinates professional development and exchange opportunities for Access teachers, coordinators, students, and alumni. Advises constituent Posts on Access
related matters, including but not limited to provider/teacher/student vetting and selection, monitoring and evaluation, training, and alumni. For these purposes, the incumbent may be required to travel outside Dar es Salaam or Tanzania as appropriate.
English Language Fellows and English Language Specialists (20%)
Serves as the main point of contact for the EL Fellow and Specialist programs in the RELO region. Assists in identifying potential host institutions for EL Fellows and Specialists and negotiates a realistic project description as well as cost-sharing from the host institution for the program. Actively participates in the vetting and selection of EL Fellows and Specialists. Consults and provides
professional and logistical support (to the extent called for by constituent posts) for EL Fellows and Specialists throughout the RELO region. Prepares any required reports or communication as needed regarding the evaluation or effectiveness of the EL Fellow and Specialist program. For these purposes, the incumbent may be required to travel outside Dar es Salaam or Tanzania as appropriate.
Program Planning (10%)
Under the very general guidance of the Regional English Language Officer, designs and implements Post's English language programs. Since the RELO is in a regional position, spending over 50% of his/her time out of Dar es Salaam or Tanzania, the RELO
Assistant is expected to initiate and carry out English Language Program projects, using his/her own judgment, experience, and knowledge of the English teaching profession and the situation of English teaching in and outside of Tanzania. Both with the RELO and in his/her absence, consults with ministry officials, department heads, teacher trainers, English teaching program administrators, English teaching related professional associations and teachers nationwide on English teaching in order to design programs which both fit in with the Post's ICS goals and initiatives, and the needs of the RELO Dar es Salaam English teaching community.
Seminars, Conferences, Workshops, and Meetings (10%)
Advises the RELO, PAO and CAO on the types of events to hold and which audiences to target. Works directly with educational officials at both high ministerial and local levels to prepare events. Selects materials for these events. May present substantive workshops, lectures, or speeches as appropriate at such events. Prepares reports for State evaluating the effectiveness of the events. Attends meetings with the RELO as requested and translates for the RELO as needed. For these purposes, the incumbent may be required to travel outside Dar es Salaam or Tanzania as appropriate.
RELO Regional Work (10%)
Assists the RELO with regional work as needed and appropriate. Assists in identifying or designing possible regional projects that will support Post's ICS, the Tanzanian ET community, and the RELO's regional activities and goals. Assists the RELO with RELO activities in the region as needed and appropriate. For these purposes the incumbent may need to travel outside Dar es Salaam or Tanzania as needed and appropriate. (10%)
Full Duties attached separately.