MINELRES: Employment Opportunity - Multilingual Education in Georgia

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Thu Mar 16 15:01:32 2006


Original sender: Carine Bachmann <carine.bachmann@cimera.org>


Employment Opportunity n Georgia – SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT

Project Director: “Multilingual Education in Georgia” 

SECOND CALL

Summary

CIMERA seeks a Project Director to lead its project “Multilingual
Education in Georgia” (April 2006 to August 2007). The project aims at
implementing a multilingual education model in primary schools of two
regions of Georgia that are densely populated by ethno-linguistic
minorities. The Project Director will be based in Tbilisi, Georgia, with
frequent travels to the two regions of Kvemo Kartli and Samtskhe
Javakheti. Entry on duty: April 1st 2006 or as soon as possible.

Responsibilities
- Overall responsibility for the implementation of multilingual
education with two or three languages of instructions in pilot classes
on primary school level;

- Develop teaching methodology and training material;

- Organize training modules for teachers, conduct lesson observations,
lead seminars;

- Ensure the understanding and acceptance of the project among teachers,
school directors, parents and community leaders;

- Active cooperation with the Ministry of Education, lead a Steering
Committee composed of representatives of the authorities and other
relevant local and international actors; formulate recommendations for
the continuation of the project and its enlargement;

- Report to CIMERA Head Office, prepare activity reports for donors;

- Supervise and lead Georgian project staff.


Qualifications:

- University degree in Social Science, Pedagogy, International Education
or other related fields;

- Excellent knowledge of English and good command of Russian is a must;

- Proven experience in teaching in multilingual settings or as trainer
in multilingual methodology;

- Proven experience in project management and direction; work experience
in the area of the Former Soviet Union desirable;

- Diplomacy, adaptability and commitment; 

- Experience in leading teams;

To apply, please send a letter of motivation and CV in English to: 
carine.bachmann@cimera.org. Deadline for applications: March 24 2006

For more information contact:
Mrs Carine Bachmann, Director, CIMERA at +41 22 347 52 06  

Carine Bachmann
Director

CIMERA 
Rue de l'Athenee 28, PO 474
1211 Geneva 12
Switzerland
Tel   +41 (0)22 347 52 06
Mob   +41 (0)79 510 17 93
www.cimera.org

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