Literacy Coach (LC) at Room to Read

Position: Literacy Coach (LC) - (01 position)
Reporting to: Senior Literacy Program Associate
Based in: Bagamoyo
Room to Read is an International non-government organization (INGO) that partners with local communities throughout the
·developing world to provide quality educational opportunities by establishing Libraries, creating quality reading children's
literature, Construction and Rehabilitation of classrooms and Libraries, promoting literacy and supporting education to girls.
Position Overview
The Literacy Coach ("LC") is responsible for supporting and coaching teachers, librarians, and head teachers to adopt new ways
of working with children to increase their literacy skills and habit of reading. The LC will report to the Senior Literacy Program
Associate with strong communication, programmatic direction, and oversight also provided by the Field Operations Manager.
Roles & Responsibilities
Program Implementation, Training, and Monitoring
Serves as the technical resource in the schools on applying literacy skills and the habit of reading techniques in the classroom
or library.
Through the Literacy Program [Sr.) Program Associate, coordinates closely with the Instructional Design and Teacher Support
Unit to ensure they are successfully implementing the program design and able to provide feedback on how well it is working.
Regularly observes, demonstrates and coaches standard 1 and 2 teachers in delivering the instructional component of the
Literacy Program.
Regularly observes, demonstrates and coaches all primary grade teachers and librarians in the implementation of the library
period and reading activities.
Supports Standard 1 and 2 teachers in effective use of ongoing student tracking assessments to inform instruction.
Conducts and analyzes data related to formative student assessments to inform support for standard 1 and 2 teachers.
Regularly provides an update to the principal on progress and coaches him/her on ways to support teachers and ensure
longer term sustainability of literacy outcomes within the school.
Attends and participates in teacher and librarian trainings related to the Literacy program.
Participates in literacy events, parent meeting and other community activities.
Participates in regular review meetings and any other activities which may be required to be undertaken to fulfill the objectives
of the organization.
Supports donor visits through demonstration projects and presentation, as needed.
Planning, Reporting and Documentation
• Conducts ongoing planning, documentation, and reporting of school visits.
• Documents best practices and lessons learned and shares with the Literacy Program Field Officer.
University degree in Education or other related field
1-2 years of related work experience
• Proficient user of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), internet and related applications
• Good command of English (both written and oral)
Good interpersonal skills and a team player
· • Ability to monitor progress of program implementation
·Room to Read is an equal opportunities employer and this position is open to all Room to Read Tanzania employees. Qualified
candidates should submit their resumes and a cover letter to
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 
Close date for application is 11th May 201

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