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Mbarara, Uganda



October 20, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Education Development Center is a global nonprofit organization to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity across the United States and in more than 80 other countries. EDC headquarters are in Waltham, Massachusetts, and main offices in Washington, D.C., New York City, and Chicago

Job Title

2 Accelerated Education Reading Assessment Supervisors job at Education Development Center (EDC)

Job Description

Supervisors will be responsible for a team of assessors assigned per district, will pack materials for fieldwork, guide the assessors to adhere to set data collection procedures, collect data and upload data to the cloud.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise a team of assessors during the assessment – including distributing tasks before and during each AE center visit, ensuring punctuality, friendly and professional treatment of learners, and correct application of instructions for each subtest

  • Introduce study team and explain the purpose of the visit to the school administration and AE facilitator.

  • Ensure that the assessment is carried out as per the protocol

  • The sample of learner to be assessed at each AE center is drawn following proper randomized procedure agreed upon during training,

  • Ensure (a) the identity of each learner sampled and (b) the efficiency of the learner assessment process, with all assessors occupied with a learner at all times throughout the process.

  • To the extent possible, you should collect the learners from the class and bring them to the assessors,

  • Ensure that every learner instrument administered is collected, in order and complete.

  • Correctly complete the AE center field work visit summary

  • Ensure that all of the assessments are uploaded onto the server

  • Provide a daily report/debrief to the ICYD M&E team to resolve problems that arise and communicate work progress

  • Deliver other materials assigned to your team that were used in the data collection exercise. These include: Tablets, chargers, fieldwork bags, etc.

  • Assist with the trouble-shooting of the Tangerine application and ensure that assessors strictly adhere to the protocol. Ensure that the results of assessment are displayed on the results menu and serialized by order of assessment

  • Behave professionally when working and dress in a professional and culturally appropriate manner

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts, Economics, Statistics or Education

  • Fluency in English and Lusoga local languages required. Applications that do not indicate language fluency will not be considered.

  • Previous experience leading data collection teams

  • Experience conducting assessments with children

  • Previous experience using electronic data collection software

  • Previous experience as a data collector/assessor in an Early Grade Reading Assessment or Youth Literacy Assessment preferred

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