Education Specialist

UNOPS , Amman, Jordan
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Job Summary

Job Description

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Summary of key responsibilities:

  • Improve teacher professionalism and local level decision making through advice to MOE and technical support to system strengthening
  • Create a sustainable model for Learning Bridges enabling 1 million children attending Grade 4 to 9 to progress in their learning
  • Revise the education offer in the Makani Centres to meet the needs of vulnerable in school children with a focus on core grade level learning objectives in basic literacy and numeracy
  • Programme development, planning and monitoring
  • Advocacy, networking and partnership building
  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

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  • An advanced university degree (Master's Equivalent) in Education is required. A first university degree (Bachelor's equivalent) will be accepted in lieu of the Master´s degree with an additional 2 years of experience.


  • A minimum of seven (7) years of professional experience (or more depending on academic credentials) in programme planning, management, and/or research in education is required. or Bachelor's + 9 years of experience.

  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.

  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.


  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of Arabic is considered as an asset.