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Monday, April 16, 2018

Career Opportunities For You at AKU-PDC North


Career Opportunities For You at AKU-PDC North


Aga Khan University - Professional Development Centre, Gilgit (PDC’ G) of the Aga Khan University – Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED) works for quality improvement in education in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) region of Pakistan.
Position detail
  1. Associate, Monitoring & Evaluation
  2. Instructors, School Improvement Programme
Last Date of Application submission is April-22-2018

Associate, Monitoring & Evaluation

Department

Professional Development Centre, Gilgit

Entity

Institute for Educational Development

Location

Gilgit, Pakistan

Introduction

Aga Khan University - Professional Development Centre, Gilgit (PDC’ G) of the Aga Khan University – Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED) works for quality improvement in education in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) region of Pakistan.

PDC’G is the pioneer of the Whole School Improvement Programme (WSIP) in the GB region which treats the school, rather than individuals, as the unit of training and development. PDC’G aims to enable teachers to stimulate new thinking about their teaching practices, teaching material and curricula, and to make the optimal use of personnel and facilities through improved management; all converging into enhanced student learning outcomes.

This is a short-term contractual position for a period of eight months which may or may not extend beyond the current contract period.

Responsibilities

You will be responsible for:

  • preparing progress and periodic reports on monitoring and evaluation activities
  • preparing work plans and activities for monitoring, evaluation and research in consultation with Head, PDC’G
  • providing assistance in collecting data, and also analyzing the monitoring and evaluation findings
  • providing proper feedback to the projects being implemented by PDC’G based on monitoring and evaluation findings
  • maintaining documents and records appropriately
  • coordinating with Head PDC’G and/or his nominee to incorporate best practices and lessons learned into the project cycle.

Requirements

You should have:

  • a Master degree in Art / Science in Sociology or Social Science from a HEC recognized and well reputed Pakistani or Foreign University
  • at least two to three years’ of relevant work experience 
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • ability to write reports and work well in teams
  • ability to relate well to people and to communicate effectively with people from different backgrounds
  • ability to keep high level of confidentiality.

To Apply

​Interested candidates should send their detailed CVs by email to human.resources@aku.edu. Please mark the subject line with position number "10000103".
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be submitted latest by April 22,

Instructors, School Improvement Programme

Department

Professional Development Centre, Gilgit

Entity

Institute for Educational Development

Location

Gilgit, Pakistan

Introduction

Aga Khan University - Professional Development Centre, Gilgit (PDC’ G) of the Aga Khan University – Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED) works for quality improvement in education in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) region of Pakistan.

PDC’G is the pioneer of the Whole School Improvement Programme (WSIP) in the GB region which treats the school, rather than individuals, as the unit of training and development. It is an effort to enable teachers to stimulate new thinking about their teaching practices, teaching material and curricula, and to make the optimal use of personnel and facilities through improved management; all converging into enhanced student learning outcomes.
This is a short-term contractual position for a period of ten months.

Responsibilities

You will be responsible for:

  • identifying, designing and delivering workshops, lectures, sessions, short courses for PDC’G
  • facilitating specifically assigned Certificate Programmes, Advanced Diploma in Education  and  Early Childhood Education & Development (ECED) courses
  • conducting workshops for professional associations / school teachers
  • participating in teaching activities for other programmes and follow-up activities related to the area of work/assignment 
  • participating in developing instructional materials related to academic programmes/projects
  • supporting teachers during their field work, being available for course participants requiring guidance for their assignments
  • engaging in scholarly work including writing articles independently on assigned projects 
  • pursuing publication of scholarly work in professional journals under the supervision of senior faculty
  • participating in research studies with senior colleagues including designing instruments, collecting, compiling & analyzing data 
  • conducting and participating in various meetings and sessions with stakeholders in the schools, at PDCN and in the field  
  • ensuring active participation and contribution for committees as member & also provide ongoing feedback to supervisor for the same
  • participating in in-house faculty meetings, forums, policy based discussions, various other meetings, etc.

Requirements

You should have:

  • an M.Ed or M.Phil with BSc (MSc will be preferred) in Mathematics and Physics from an HEC recognized or foreign university/institution     
  • at least five to seven years’ of relevant work experience 
  • good teaching skills and knowledge of new teaching methodologies & practices
  • well-versed with current research methodologies
  • ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with course participants
  • good academic writing skills
  • fluency in English & Urdu, ability to communicate in other regional languages would be an advantage
  • proficiency in use of related computer software packages
  • good conceptual and analytical skills
  • good leadership skills
  • ability to work with teams.

To Apply

​Interested candidates should send their detailed CV by email to human.resources@aku.edu. Please mark the subject with position number "10000102".
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be submitted latest by April 29, 2018