Job Opportunity for Program Officer, Multilingual Education at Room to Read in New Delhi

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Roles & Responsibilities:
Led the development of instruction design and materials for multilingual education programs in consultation with different departments and based on available research.
Develop planning and material for capacity building of state team on multilingual education.
Review existing materials on foundational literacy, multilingual education, and capacity building and develop content for the Cadre of trainers (videos, hand-outs, literature review, etc.)
Participate in the discussions, reviews, presentations, and meetings related to the multilingual education program.
Develop a thorough understanding of RtR’s Literacy program design. 
Lead expert engagement on MLE
Participate in GO-led meetings/workshops for multilingual education.
Participate in CO-level meetings/workshops with the technical team and IDTS.
Preparation and facilitation in Training of Trainers (ToT), one MLE alignment with policy and Instruction and library interventions
Participate in CO level Program Review Meetings
Facilitate and participate in state-level training on foundational literacy and multilingual education.
Any other task or combination of smaller tasks (Research/ assessments, other departmental coordination) that will require a significant amount of this position’s time.
Participate in meetings with government officials to coordinate for multilingual education.
Determine topics for research and further analysis, both at the local/field level as well as at the country level w.r.t MLE
Keep track of progress towards the agreed outcomes.
Regularly communicate with Operations/RM&E/Administration/ Finance/ HR teams at the CO and State levels to ensure smooth implementation of program activities.
Attend training and review meetings for Teachers, Library Coaches, and Literacy Facilitators
Undertake any other work assigned from time to time to meet the technical needs of the organization.

Master’s degree in education / social sciences or equivalent.
Minimum 5-8 years of relevant experience
Prior experience working in the area of Early Grade Literacy/Multilingual Education

Awareness of language and reading practices and approaches.
Master’s in education / social sciences or equivalent preferred
Experience working in a Multi-lingual context.
Strong oral and written communication skills in Hindi, and English. Knowledge of another Indian language would be an added advantage.

Room to Read is a child-safe organization. All personnel are expected to adhere to Room to Read’s Child Protection Policy and Child Protection Code of Conduct.



India – Main – New Delhi 

To be successful at Room to Read, you will also: 

Have passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact a dynamic nonprofit organization 
Be a proactive and innovative thinker who achieves results and creates positive change
Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness  
Embrace diversity and a commitment to collaboration 
Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment 

Room to Read is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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