The Academy for Educational Development
The Academy for Educational Development (AED), an international NGO, is seeking an intern to work for the Primary Education Project (PEP), an education development project funded by USAID/Macedonia. The PEP is aiming to help teachers across Macedonia improve teaching and learning. The position described below, is only open to Macedonia citizens.
The PEP is administered by AED in partnership with the University of Indiana and the Macedonian Civic Education Center (MCEC). The PEP has its office in Skopje but is active in all primary schools across Macedonia. AED is seeking a person to fill the position of PEP Intern (please see job description bellow).
A brief letter of interest with a current C.V. should be sent by e-mail to: email@example.com not later than November 25, 2011 17.00.
Interested candidates should NOT contact staff at USAID or any other AED administered project in Macedonia for information about these position. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The goal of the PEP intern is to assist the PEP Technical staff in administrative and operational duties on daily basis. The Intern assists in translating, filing and other services in coordination with the Technical staff and the CoP. The intern will also assist PEP technical staff in administrative and operational duties on a daily basis. On occasions, the intern may be asked to assist the office manager with general office duties.
Under the supervision of PEP’s technical staff, the intern will: file documents in hard and soft copies; maintain contacts with schools that are involved in the activities; translate documents from/to English, Macedonian and preferably Albanian; gather and process data from schools and write brief summative reports; assist PEP’s technical staff in organizing and carrying out training activities and other events; assist the teachers edit videos of classes; communicate with the M&E coordinator to ensure timely deliverables; travel outside the office to assist the technical team during meetings, training etc. when required; Perform other related duties, as directed.
- Personal monthly workplan and report
- Workshop and meeting notes and reports based on those minutes
- Translation of materials
- Other deliverables as instructed by PEP’s technical staff
- Education: Recent college graduate or final year of studies in pedagogy, sociology and psychology, administration, economics, management or other closely related field.
- Prior Work Experience: None.
- Post Entry Training: On-the-job training in USAID policies and procedures, AED office procedures and Code of Ethics.
- Language Proficiency: Level IV English and Macedonian ability (Fluent) proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing is required. Albanian or other ethnic minority language is an advantage
- Knowledge: Computer knowledge, understanding of the educational system in Macedonia
- Skills and Abilities: Computer skills (proficiency in use of MS Office suite), video and editing skills; office procedures, interpreting, and communication skills. Driving license an advantage.
- Supervision Received: Supervision by CoP but considerable reliance will be placed on the intern’s ability to be a self-starter.
- Exercise of Judgments: Independent judgment is exercised in setting priorities, managing materials and job assignments, providing guidance to USAID partners, and in initiating and maintaining contacts.
- Authority to Make Commitments: The incumbent will have no authority to commit US government funds or the USG.
- Supervision Exercised: No supervision authority.
- Equipment to be Used: Computers.
- Working conditions including Travel and Overtime: Occasional travel outside of office to all parts of Macedonia
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