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Expression of Interest- Education Specialists

from Montrose
Closing date: 31 Jan 2019

Purpose of the Consultancy

Montrose is looking for highly skilled Education experts experienced in either (i) curriculum and textbook development or; (ii) quantitative or qualitative research, monitoring and evaluation work to provide support in the execution of Montrose Education sector projects in a variety of countries including – but not limited to – Uganda, South Sudan, Sierra Leone and Myanmar.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities

Consultants must have experience in any of the following areas

  • Experience in curriculum development including:

    • Working with governments to develop syllabi
    • Working with subject-specific teams to develop national curriculum
    • Developing teaching and learning materials, lesson plans and associated assessments
  • Leading or participating in the delivery of longitudinal studies, research pieces and short-term assessments including:

    • Experience in developing data collection tools for various assessments including Early Grade Reading and Mathematics assessments (EGRA/EGMA)
    • Experience in writing or supporting the writing of inception, evaluation and research study reports to the highest technical quality
    • Experience in the analysis of qualitative data
  • Supporting, facilitating or co-facilitate trainings including enumerator trainings

  • Leading on the quantitative component of project data collection exercises including

    • Leading the development of the sampling frameworks, determining the sample size (number of schools and students to be interviewed etc)
    • Rendering data collection tools including EGRA/EGMA on Tangerine. Desirable skills include ODK programming skills for Survey CTO, Kobo or any other data collection software
    • Leading the training of enumerators in the use of tablets and Tangerine to carry out learner assessments while in the field
  • Excellent data cleaning, and analysis skills using appropriate statistical software and writing

  • Experience with integrating cross cutting issues such as gender, disability and social inclusion in projects

  • Experience in leading or supporting on USAID, UNICEF, DFID, UNESCO funded projects

  • Desirable experience working on the DFID funded Girls’ Education Challenge

  • Experience working in Africa and Asia-pacific


  • Ability to lead and/or work within a team
  • Ability to travel for work
How to apply:

If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in this opportunity, please submit a detailed CV to by 31 January 2019. Please include ‘Education Specialists’ in the subject of your email to indicate which role you are applying for.