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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Tagpros Children International  |   Quezon City, Philippines

Full-time

In-Person |  Flexible Work Hours

Actively Recruiting until JULY 15, 2023

ABOUT US

Tagpros Children International (TCI), a US-based NGO with offices situated at George Mason University, VA; and the University of the Philippines-Diliman, Q.C, invites applications for a FT Program Director for Mathematics. TCI has a strong institutional partnership with the Philippine Government for the eradication of  Learning Loss; and will be launching a 12-month pilot tutoring and data gathering program in selected K-12 schools  in the Philippines by September 2023. The role shall focus on developing instructional and learning processes, while also collecting data and insights about the impact of the program.

ABOUT THE INITIATIVE

The National K-12 Remediation Program serves as TCI’s signature program in partnership with selected cities and municipalities within the National Capital Region (NCR). At the conclusion of successful pilots for NCR public schools, the initiative will be expanded into a full-blown, nationwide tutoring program, which will cover hundreds of municipalities and cities from northern to southern part of the Philippines.

ABOUT THE POSITION

The K-12 Program Director will report to the Chief Program Officer (CPO) and is an integral member of the National K-12 Remediation Program Team. The expert will work closely with the CPO and will collaborate with the Members of the Board of Trustees about the various aspects of the project, to include sharing coordinating responsibilities with a member of the Trustees or staff in charge of project liaising.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Recruitment and supervision of teaching fellows assigned in pilot localities.

  • Planning and development of programmatic initiatives.

  • Responsible for learning assessment, reporting, and data gathering/archiving.

  • Management of teacher and students scheduling.

  • Work with school and project liaison in managing all tutoring and instructional services, which includes but not limited to: monitoring student academic progress, monitoring teaching performance, and collaboration with families and pilot partners.

  • Provide leadership through the management and coordination of high-profile events, which includes but not limited to:  Local Leader and K-12 Stakeholder Observations,  Media Visits, Teacher Training Events, Cohort Graduation and Turnover Ceremony.

  • Shall lead in the creation of an extensive program report for submission to the national legislature.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree or higher in Education Leadership, Education Research, Mathematics, Statistics, or Secondary Education, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Ability to perform and apply research of best practices needed for program enhancement.

  • Possess excellent writing and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to engage in high level thinking and be able to think critically, strategically, and be a problem solver.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to collaborate with experts, educators, local, and national leaders.

  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team-based environment.

  • Ability to manage budgets.

  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and delegate tasks when appropriate.

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and handle confidential information with discretion.

  • Adept at managing data and assessing programs.

  • Experience working with elementary and high school aged youth, and families from diverse backgrounds in varying socio economic backgrounds.

  • Experience working with graduate students and K-12 education stakeholders.

  • Experience supervising and evaluating instructional staff.

  • Experience navigating complex and highly decentralized systems.

  • Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends; and

  • Ability to travel independently.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working for or with UNDP, UNESCO, ASEAN, SEAMEO, and World Bank Programs; or high level projects which are national in scope.

  • Experience working in K-12 school environments.

  • Knowledge of best practices related to learning and instructional development

  • Ability to navigate large bureaucratic systems; and

  • Ability to communicate proficiently in both English and Filipino (verbal and written).

ABOUT TCI

Tagpros Children is a member of the STEM Consortium of the United States’ Department Education,  advocating learning for thousands of students; and promoting educator’s training in the Philippines and the US. TCI’s commitment to STEM through our  pro bono online programs, have reached more than 6,000 public schools; and have trained over 50K teachers, not to mention providing free resources and tablets through our Heroes of Learning Program. 

BENEFITS

In addition to above-industry standard remuneration, successful candidates will receive health and insurance benefits, professional development, and potential international training opportunities.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS

For full consideration, applicants must apply at www.tagpros.info; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

 For Full Consideration, Apply by: 08/01/2023

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