Learning & Recovery Specialist

Education Development Trust


Ref: SP111-11

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Education Development Trust is seeking a Learning and Recovery Specialist for a technical assistance programme focussed on improving inclusive and gender sensitive education and combating learning loss at system level. Working directly with the donor and in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, you will provide strategic advice and analysis to support a long-term learning recovery strategy in Joran. This will involve bringing together all the different strands of the existing donor support to the education system both during and post Covid-19 and using the National Diagnostic Assessment findings from all children in Jordan as a baseline of determining a clear strategy of learning recovery.


You will have:

• Minimum of a Master's in Education or associated field (PHD is preferable)
• Excellent communication skills in Arabic and English
• Extensive expertise in Education in emergencies, accelerated learning, learning recovery or remedial education across the MENA region
• Strong education policy and reform skills
• Experience of working in collaboration with donors and civil society organisations (CSO)
• A research, monitoring and evaluation background

About the Company

Education Development Trust provides outstanding, sustainable education solutions. In partnership with schools and governments as well as public and private partners, we transform the lives of millions of learners worldwide.

We deliver education services and consultancy on a global scale as well as manage a portfolio of free schools, academies and independent schools.

As a not-for-profit and a registered charity, any surpluses generated from our work are invested into our publicly available programme of educational research. Our research ensures our practice is evidence-based and supports our commitment to excellence in education.

We regularly recruit for a variety of exciting roles, both nationally and internationally, across four main disciplines: school inspection and improvement, school management and ownership, reforming national level education and support for languages teaching.

Our people are experts in education; we combine specialist expertise with a passion for education and a commitment to excellence.

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