JOB TITLE: Cluster Based Mathematics Specialists
LOCATION: Ministry of Education, Kingston Regional Office (Region 1); Brownʼs Town Regional Office (Region 3); Old Harbor Regional Office (Region 6)
DESCRIPTION: Provide technical support for the implementation of the National Comprehensive Numeracy Program (NCNP) through the monitoring and training of School Based Mathematics Teachers (SBMTs); Facilitate implementation of the National Comprehensive Numeracy Program; 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 analyze data for assigned schools.
QUALIFICATIONS: 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; 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; Further information on the positions may be obtained from the Ministry’s website at http://www.moe.gov.jm and http://www.teachersjobmatch.gov.jm.
CONTACT INFORMATION: Director – Human Resource Management, Ministry of Education, 2- 4 National Heroes Circle, Kingston 4, Email: jobapplicati[email protected] Subject: “Insert Name of Post (Indicate Region)”
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 7, 2014