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Cluster Based Mathematics Specialist

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Job ID:

736

Location:

Kingston, KI

Category:

Education

Salary:

$1,227,424 - $1,938,038 per annum along with any other allowance(s) attached to the post
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Job Views:

3292

Posted:

10.25.2014
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Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:
 
To provide technical support for the implementation of the National Comprehensive Numeracy Programme (NCNP) through the monitoring and training of School Based Mathematics Teachers (SBMTs).
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS: 
 
  • Facilitate implementation of the National Comprehensive Numeracy Programme.
  • Provide support to Principals and SBMTs in the setting of targets.
  • Facilitate job embedded professional development for SBMTs aimed at building their pedagogical content knowledge.
  • Provide assistance to SBMTs in the planning of lessons.
  • Provide guidance for SBMTs in the management and delivery of mathematics lessons which are developed based on the principles of the NCNP.
  • Promote the use of multiple methods of assessment OF and FOR learning.
  • Support the school in promoting the importance of numeracy and implementing activities and initiatives (e.g. mathematics clubs and competitions) designed to improve the attitudes of key stakeholders towards mathematics.
  • Collect and analyse data for assigned schools.

Job Requirements:

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES
 
 
  • Strong conceptual content knowledge base.
  • Ability to present information to a wide range of audiences.
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate stakeholders.
  • Ability to communicate effectively – orally and in writing.
  • Excellent time management and networking skills.
  
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education.
  • Tertiary training in Mathematics Education.
  • Mathematics content at CAPE/A’Level or above.
  • Experience teaching at the primary level would be an asset.
Company Info
Ministry of Education, Jamaica
National Heroes Circle
Kingston, KI, Jamaica

Phone: 876-922-1400-9
Web Site: www.moey.gov.jm

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