Reading Coordinator at Education Development Center

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    Reading Coordinator

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 3 – 5 years
    • Location Sokoto
    • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Position: Sokoto LGEA Reading Coordinator – USAID/Nigeria’s Northern Education Initiative Plus

    Regular – Full-Time – Sokoto, Nigeria

    Project Summary: The Northern Education Initiative Plus project works to improve the quality of and access to education in Northern Nigeria, equitably and sustainably.

    Position Summary: The LGEA Reading Coordinator will provide technical assistance and guidance to the project’s support to improved reading instruction at the LGEA level.

    Reporting & Supervision:

    This position is housed in each Coordinator’s assigned LGEA in Sokoto, Nigeria, reporting to the Reading Officer.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Supervise the implementation of all Northern Education Initiative Plus supported reading
    • material, all Northern Education Initiative Plus supported trainings in reading, all teacher and
    • classroom supervision and monitoring and all student testing efforts.
    • Ensure complementarity of activity approaches in reading across the LGEA,
    • Liaise with LGEA government representatives and technicians on technical matters, and bears ultimate responsibility for ensuring that children in Northern Education Initiative Plus public,
    • IQTE, and NFLC schools achieve improved outcomes in reading.
    • It is expected that the LGEA Reading Coordinator will work directly with a Hausa language expert (particularly if the reading specialist is not conversant and fluent in written and spoken Hausa).

    Required Skills & Qualifications:

    • Masters degree with at least one year (or Bachelors with at least 3 to 5 years) of relevant experience in education development, with familiarity working in local governmental systems in Nigeria
    • Prior experience providing training and capacity building to staff and counterparts in areas of participatory planning
    • Undergraduate degree in Education, Public Administration or related field;
    • Fluency in English and Hausa required.

    Method of Application

    To apply, Applicants are encouraged to visit the Careers Page at:   

    Only if technical difficulties occur, applicants may send their resumes to: [email protected] listing “SME Nigeria -NEI Plus” in the Subject Line.  


    EDC is committed to diversity in the workplace. EDC offers a supportive work environment,

    competitive salary, and an excellent benefits package.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Education Development Center (EDC) on to apply

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