IREX is hiring a
Short Term Consultant: Program Accreditation Consultant, Amman, Jordan
IREX is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to building a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders, strengthening institutions, and extending access to quality education and information.
Working with stakeholders including the Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA), USAID Pre-Service Teacher Education in Jordan Program will support four participating public Jordanian universities to successfully develop and implement preservice teacher education programs and to ensure that they are well-subscribed by male and female students. Concurrently, it is supporting the Government of Jordan to raise the status of the teaching profession and improve its systems, policies, and practices related to preservice teacher education.
IREX seeks a qualified short-term consultant to support the USAID-funded project to support four public universities delivering a pre service teacher education diploma to understand Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) program accreditation requirements including evidence required against the five standards, support the universities to self-assess against CAEP and co- develop bespoke action plans with the objective of meeting the necessary standards with a defined timeline to take the institution up to submission of application. The first cohort of the program are expected to graduate in June 2022.
Duties and Responsibilities
Working closely with the Program’s technical team and partner universities, the consultant will provide support and a roadmap for each university to apply for CAEP accreditation, tasks to include:
Skills and Experience
Required Abilities and Experience
Preferred Abilities and Experience
To qualify for this consultancy, candidates must have the qualifications and experience in each of the areas listed under “Required Abilities and Experience,” and be able to provide examples for these. They must have excellent Arabic and English skills.
Candidates who have the required abilities and experience will be more competitive if they can also demonstrate experience and skills listed under “Preferred Abilities and Experience,” and especially if they are familiar with types of partners and settings within which IREX works.
Evaluation Criteria for Eligible Candidates
Ability to provide clear examples of accreditation work
Demonstrated experience and skills listed under preferred abilities and experience
Proposed daily rate and reasonableness within the market rate
Please upload a CV with list of references and a proposed daily rate. This position is open until filled. For best consideration, apply by Feb 28, 2022.