Are you passionate about driving programs focused on foreign assistance? Do you want to be part of an organization that offers meaningful assignments and opportunities to expand your skills and expertise? At Dexis, you will experience a corporate culture of inclusiveness, fairness, and trust. You will be given the means and mentorship needed to succeed, and your creativity will be rewarded.
The purpose of the Education Support Initiative (ESI) is to recruit, hire and maintain technical, professional, operational, and support staff that supply services to the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Education Office and education sector. It includes full-time positions as well as short- and medium-term consultants.
USAID/Armenia's short-term technical assistance (STTA) for inclusive education will provide key programming support to the Ministry of Education and Science (MOES). The STTA will provide policy guidance and programming advice to improve the quality of inclusive education and to ensure ‘inclusion’ and not simply ‘integration’ for children with special educational needs and/or with disabilities and with learning difficulties.
Specific tasks include:
The STTA will advise the Minister/Deputy Minister of Education and Science and/or their designate, share analyses and strategies on the inclusive education programming. The Senior Education Policy Advisor will mainly work independently ensuring that tasks are achieved in a timely manner. S/he will report to USAID/Armenia’s Activity Manager of the direct assistance to the MOES, while sharing updates and copies of produced deliverables with DCHA/DRG’s Empowerment and Inclusion (EI) Division and E3/Education’s Disability Inclusive Education division, which together lead much of USAID’s work on children in adversity and disability inclusion.
Senior Education Policy Advisor’s Duties and Responsibilities:
The Advisor will based in at the MOES and work with the assigned Deputy Minister of Education and Science in charge of IE reform implementation and coordination.
The ideal candidate would have at least 5 years of experience in disability and inclusive education, policy guidance and strategic planning in the mainstream and higher education, particularly in the Armenia region. The candidate will have successful experience in the international education development sector.
Candidates with knowledge of Armenian and Armenian Sign Language, preferred.
Are you looking for a company that offers meaningful program assignments and opportunities to develop professional skills and expertise? At Dexis, staff are empowered to be part of the decision-making process and collaborate with colleagues and management across the company to satisfy our clients. We create transparency in our operations with our clients and employees; and we offer our people opportunities to grow and challenge themselves in meaningful ways. Dexis follows a "find a way or make a way" business directive, and we’re paving the way for innovative management solutions in the global development and security assistance arenas worldwide. As a Dexis employee you will be challenged, empowered, and mentored. That’s how Dexis goes "all in.” How will you?
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