Heritage Watch Association is looking for a bi-lingual educational consultant to join our team. We are a non-profit Ethiopian organization registered under the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Charities and Societies Agency. This position is a temporary, part time for the duration of the project (1 year). We are an equal opportunity employer.
Project title: Heritage Education in Ethiopia: A Pilot Project (2021 – 2022)
Position title: Part-Time Education Consultant
Project summary: There is a growing trend among Ethiopian youth to connect with their cultural heritage. Unfortunately, the current educational system does not embrace indigenous knowledge as part of its central pedagogy. Students lack deep exposure to heritage as a foundational and valuable part of their educational experience. Heritage Watch Ethiopia (HWA) seeks to support schools to develop ‘heritage clubs’ within the existing education environment, with the possibility of extending to entrepreneurship and other employment for the targeted beneficiary which is the youth, the largest and most unemployed population in Ethiopia
Job description and position qualifications
The consultant will be the public face of the project and will interface with the public. (S)he will closely participate in project development meetings and propose improvements as well as collect data. (S)he will evaluate potential problems and provide written reports as well as propose solutions. (S)he will oversee and give support to all aspect of the project.
The consultant will work closely with the Ministry of Education, and other expert institutions, school administration and faculty in the planning of clubs, creating work sessions with experts and schools. (S)he will make decisions regarding the heritage tool kit development. Together with the faculty advisors, (S)he will approve club activities. (S)he will be fluent in Amharic and English and will give frequent written reports of progress to the Project Director. (S)he will give general and specific support backing all international and national stakeholders following the directives from HWA. (S)he works closely with the project coordinator to provide all resources are available in a timely manner and communicate any problems in an efficient manner. The consultant will be responsible for the written comprehensive report of the project at commencement of the project. The education consultant is not required to be an official member of Heritage Watch Association; however, we will welcome and encourage members to apply. For membership information please go to Get Involved.
Responsibilities & Duties