Job Opportunity for Senior Program Officer, IDTS at Room to Read in Delhi

Website Room To Read

Position Overview:

Sr. Program Officer- IDTS position will be based at New Delhi, Country Office and report directly to the National Program Coordinator – Instruction Design and Teacher Support (IDTS). This position will involve frequent travel to field offices, as well as regular interaction with education officials, partners, school administrators, teachers and students.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Develop a thorough understanding of RtR’s Literacy program design.
  • Provide technical support and assistance to the state team in system strengthening, Field level monitoring staff with respect to all aspects of the Literacy program/s.
  • Contribute to the preparation of conceptual notes, logical framework/results framework, operation manuals/guidance and related tool kits in local language.
  • Contribute in the co-creation of foundational literacy resources with State Education department.
  • Contribute in policy (NEP/NIPUN/NCF) level strategic discussion with State Officials and State team and represent organization and approaches.
  • Keep track of progress towards the agreed outcomes.
  • Analyse data from reading assessments and library rating indicators to determine trends, if any and identify areas that need more focused attention. Review and revise program design, materials and training content accordingly.
  • Develop detail implementation plans for program interventions, support state in negotiation of such plans with the respective state governments.
  • Determine topics for research and further analysis, both at the local/field level as well as at the country level.
  • Regularly communicate with Operations/RM&E/Administration/ Finance/ HR teams at the CO and State levels to ensure smooth implementation of program activities.
  • Communicate with Global Office and other external stakeholders as needed.
  • Contribute to preparation of various reports, budget reviews, forecasts and documentation of good practices.
  • Contribute to contextualizing the Worldwide Implementation and Professional Development
  • Modules and other documents/guidance are provided by the Global Professional Development and Technical Assistance team. 
  • Carry out necessary revisions in program design and activities based on feedback from the field and results emanating from reading assessments and library indicators.
  • Develop training plan, growth frameworks, training content, trainer manuals and participant handbooks for all the various types of trainings planned for the teachers and head teachers. 
  • Develop/Refine state team capacity building on policy level, pedagogical level and teacher training facilitation skill with the Facilitator Guides.
  • Attend training and review meetings for Teachers, and Field team.
  • Undertake any other work assigned from time to time to meet the technical needs of the organization. 



  • Bachelor’s Degree in education / social sciences or equivalent.
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience.
  • Prior experience of working in the area of System Strengthening, working with Education department, Foundational literacy. 


  • Awareness about language and reading practices and approaches.
  • Master’s in education / social sciences or equivalent preferred.
  • Experience of working in Multi-lingual context.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English and Hindi. 

Room to Read is a child-safe organization.


India – Delhi

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