RTI International: an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and multidisciplinary service.
RTI International is recruiting for the following job positions for an early grade learning program in Nigeria.
Senior Education Quality Advisor – Abuja
Selected candidates will provide overall technical leadership of activities related to improving early grade reading in early primary grades. She/he will provide oversight of content and materials development for teacher training and professional development activities, as well as teacher evaluation and student assessment.
Maters Degree (Ph.D preferred), with at least 10 years of experience in primary-level teacher education; extensive experience working with the Nigeria education system at various levels; experience managing technical experts and staff and developing teaching training programs and materials.
Hausa Language and Literacy Specialist
Selected candidates will provide pedagogical leadership in the design of a Hausa early grade reading program. She/he will contribute to the development of lesson plans and teaching and learning materials for teachers, pupils, and other education stakeholders.
Advanced degree in Hausa Language instruction and/or literacy, with a focus on curriculum and instruction, early grade reading, teacher training, and/or assessment. Minimum of 7 years relevant experience working in the field of Hausa language, literacy and teacher training. Demonstrated ability to work with NGOs, technical experts, and government agencies in the design and implementation of large-scale programs to support literacy and teacher training.
Deputy Project Director – Abuja
Selected candidates will supervise the day-to-day management of the program, support staff in implementing technical components, and oversee general office operations and financial management.
Master’s or Higher Degree in a related field with 12 years of relevant experience managing development programs, preferably in the education sector; demonstrated experience supporting Nigerian education institutions in improving the country’s education system; prior experience managing large-scale projects of US $20 million or more, and familiarity with USAID management policies, procedures and reporting requirements a must.
State Team Leader – Northern State
Selected candidates will be responsible for managing and overseeing program activities at the State level, working collaboratively with staff to provide logistical support, mange staff issues, and manage external relations. She/he will also be responsible for developing implementation plans and budgets, overseeing financial management, communications, and information technology; overseeing M&E; and serving as the project representative at the State level.
Degree in Business Administration, Management, Education or related field; at least 7 years experience managing staff, budgets, and logistics to coordinate a large-scale program, preferably in the education sector. Experience working at the State level and with governments and NGOs.
State Teacher Training Coordinator – Northern State
Selected candidates will be responsible for supporting local government institutions and teacher training agencies to design and deliver teacher training in early grade reading. This will include contributing to the development and implementation of activities and supervising and supporting in-school professional development.
Advanced degree in education and a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in the field of curriculum and instruction, early grade reading/literacy, teacher training, bilingual education, and/or assessment; demonstrated ability to work with government agencies on teacher training programs.
Method of Application
Please send your CV and Cover Letter to: email@example.com
Indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line.
All positions require fluency in oral and written English.
States included in the program will be in Northern Nigeria.
Deadline: 5th July, 2012
Nigeria: List Of Small Scale Businesses You Can Start With N10,000 (Video)
Having a sustainable income is very essential for you to survive in Nigeria. With unemployment rate on the rise in the country, you might want to look for alternatives to make ends meet. Setting up a business venture might be the next step. With a minimum of N10,000, you can find something worth doing. All you need is the right information from the right source then you are good to go.
I guess you’re wondering what type of small scale business you can start up with such a small budget. This is where Information Nigeria comes in. Stay with us as we bring to you five business ideas you can start with a capital of N10,000.
1. Snacks making business:
This is a lucrative business in the country and it is one of the fastest ways to get returns on your money. A snack is a small service of food which is usually eaten between meals. In Nigeria, we have snacks like puff puff, akara, doughnut, chin-chin, meat pie, fish rolls and so on. I know you might have your reservations but people have shared their testimonies about how they were able to become successful from engaging in this type of small scale business. There are people who were even brought up by hard-working mothers, who fried Akara balls and puff puff by the roadside. You require very little capital to start the business but you need to find a good location to attract more customers. Learning how to make these snacks is also important and you need to be consistent.
2. Starting up an Indomie joint:
Food is a necessity because people need it to survive. Also, keep in mind that you can’t cater to the needs of everyone but you can make your mark. You need to buy a stove, pots, serving plates, spoons and forks, a carton of noodles and so on. Your culinary skills might also come in handy because you need to come up with different recipes. You also need to set up your business at a populated location and ensure that the place is neat.
3. Okrika or bend down select:
This is a thriving business in the country due to the tough economy, You can set up the business of selling recycled clothes to people. Just like food, clothes are also a basic need because we wear them every day to cover our nakedness and we are always in need of new ones. Some people prefer okrika because they are durable and cheaper. A low-income earner wouldn’t be caught at a boutique as they would rather opt for clothes that are not very expensive. You could make use of social media to advertise your business and you also need to be creative. You don’t need to own a shop before you start selling and it is a business that will last. You could put in additional effort when you get the clothes by washing and ironing them to make them presentable.
4. Selling of recharge cards:
We consider this business idea as one of the best cause it doesn’t require much energy to set up. You can buy a certain amount of card, sell and promote your business online and also in your neighbourhood, place of worship, among others.
5. Running errands for people:
If you love shopping then this is your best option. Running errands for people is a great way to earn cool cash because not many people enjoy doing this and they would rather let someone else run them. Just like the name implies, you run errands for people and you get paid to do them. Some errand runners offer packages to their customers, which come with a fixed rate.
Offering packages help you get money in advance and it lets you know well ahead of time how much work you can expect. If your errands involve lots of driving then you can consider charging for mileage as well.
SEO Specialist Vacancy at Techhive Africa
Techhive Africa is a different kind of digital agency. We specialise in using data analytics to connect brands and SMEs across Africa with their target audience.
Our platforms have over 5 million cumulative social media followers, over 3 million monthly unique visitors and are some of the most visible in Nigeria.
We are currently looking for a talented and creative individual to fill the position below:
Job Title: Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist
Job Type: Full Time
The SEO Specialist will have the following responsibilities:
- Lead the SEO strategy of our platforms.
- Work with the content team to ensure content is created in the most effective ways
- Develop effective link building strategies
- Review website performance with data tools and look for enhancement opportunities
- Craft strategies to improve user engagement and time spent on the website.
- Graduate with a B.Sc or HND from any Tertiary institution
- At least two (2) years working experience in SEO or a related role
- Experience with SEO tools, keyword research, link analysis and data analytics
- Highly motivated and target driven, with a proven track record in traffic growth
- Send an email with your CV attached to firstname.lastname@example.org
- The subject of the mail should be: ‘Application for SEO Specialist Position’
- The body of the mail should detail in the best way possible why you are the best candidate for the job.
- Application Deadline is: 27th September 2020
Job Vacancy For Entertainment Writer At Information Nigeria
Information Nigeria, a leading Nigerian news portal with over 5 million social media followers, is looking to employ a content writer with a focus on entertainment.
The writer will be based around Yaba and its environs and shall report entertainment news, daily.
– A minimum of one-year Journalism experience with hands-on skills in New Media.
– Reportorial skills are essential.
– Good knowledge of global entertainment industry is an added advantage.
– The candidate should:
- Be a fresh graduate with a good command of English
- Have a passion for writing.
- Be able to present information in a creative and user-friendly manner.
- Be able to work in a team
- Have good communication skills
- Have an understanding of writing for the web/internet.
How to Apply:
All applicants should send CV and work samples to email@example.com with the position applied for as the subject of the e-mail.
Application Deadline is: 13th September 2019
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