EDC Senior Reading Advisor Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs

EDC Senior Reading Advisor Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs. EDC Zambia programme looking for “Senior Reading Advisor“. Applicants with a Master’s degree in Education may apply on or before May 19, 2021.

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EDC Senior Reading Advisor Jobs 2021

The EDC has published a job vacancy announcement on 08 May 2021 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Senior Reading Advisor to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

Recruiter Education Development Center (EDC)
Position Senior Reading Advisor
Location Lusaka, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post 01
Qualification Master’s degree in Education
Experience Required Ten years
Application Deadline May 19, 2021 


EDC Job Vacancy 2021

Job Purpose: The Senior Reading Advisor (SRA) is based in Lusaka. The SRA will provide overall technical leadership for the USAID Let’s Read project promoting Zambia’s Primary Literacy Programme (PLP), including guidance for the project’s support to improved reading instruction – including policy review related to local language instruction, teacher professional development, and coaching, standardized formative assessment, as well as materials development with a focus on integrating gender and disability-inclusive approaches. Additionally, the SRA will work to ensure complementarily of activity approaches in reading across project regions, collaborating closely with Ministry of General Education (MoGE) officials in both teacher Education and Specialized Services (TESS) and the Curriculum Development Centre (CDC), as well as the project’s Reading and Monitoring & Evaluation/Performance Tracking System Teams.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall technical oversight and guidance to program work related to improving instruction on early grade reading, enhancing delivery systems for better early grade reading instruction, and increasing family and community engagement in early grade reading;
  • Manage technical staff working on materials development, training, and liaising with private publishers;
  • Guide program staff on essential components of reading programs, including curriculum design, lesson planning, instructional approach, teacher professional development, materials development and distribution, classroom-level assessment, and large-scale assessment, to develop and integrate highly effective activities for maximum effectiveness at the program level;
  • Guide program staff with expertise in materials development, including appropriate scoping and sequencing of leveled texts in multiple languages;


  • Essential: Master’s degree in Education, Literacy, Language/Linguistics or a related field, preferably with a specialty in early grade reading..
  • Desirable: The candidate for the position of Senior Reading Advisor shall have at a minimum the following qualifications.


  • Ten years of demonstrated experience working in improving early grade reading, teacher professional development, and education policy

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full-time
  • Language: Fluency in English is required.
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply EDC Senior Reading Advisor Jobs 2021

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: May 19, 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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