Deputy Lead – Digital Literacy

Deputy Lead – Digital Literacy

  January 19, 2023   

Deputy Lead – Digital Literacy

Published
January 19, 2023
Location
Karachi
Category
Job Type
Departments
Formal Schools Program Design

Description

The Digital Literacy Project at TCF aims to develop and roll-out a curriculum for students that builds computer literacy and problem-solving skills using digital tools. It consists of five strands: Computer Systems, Computational Thinking, Programming, Digital Citizenship, and IT Skills. The major focus of the curriculum is on developing programming skills using the software, Scratch. The project is rolled out to TCF schools in stages after strategic pilots are conducted. The Deputy Lead - Digital Literacy is required to lead some aspect of curriculum development, training design and roll-out of the program for scale, and managing communications with multiple stakeholders.

 

 Lead project/activities in the development of curriculum, textbooks, teacher guides and training modules for Digital Literacy. Write chapters for textbooks, lesson plans for teacher guides and training modules according to a given framework.
 Design, develop and conduct staff training for roll-out of Digital Literacy in schools.
 Design online training tools to facilitate teachers on ground.
 Plan and conduct activities of rolling out of the program to schools within strict timelines.
 Maintain a strong relationship with internal and external partners.
 Coordinate with project lead for review and incorporate feedback.
 Guide, support and provide feedback to team members and collaborate with other functional units wrt research, design and implementation of DLP.
 Collaborate with multiple departments on a range of projects related to the development of curriculum, student learning outcomes, testing and similar activities.

Required Skills

 Strong leadership, project management, presentation,
communication & research skills
 Interest in computer science content and approaches
 Strong communication skills including effective English writing
skills (with the ability to write age-appropriate and contextually
relevant content for students)
 Strong analytical ability
 Familiarity with Student Learning Outcomes
 Strong interpersonal skills to be able to work with multiple
stakeholders
 Ability to plan and organize activities within timelines
 Good writing skills to be able to write content, lesson plans or
training modules
 Strong research skills, both primary and secondary
 Ability to collate information
 Ability to read and critically analyze data and situations
 Passion to stay current on educational content and teaching
methods.
 Interest in current programming software for children, e.g. Scratch and Python
 Ability to lead a team of subject specialists to design and
implement computer science curriculum
 Ability to conduct training on computer science content and
pedagogy

Education

Bachelors/Masters in the field of Computer/Social Sciences/Humanities/Education from an accredited institution. Having a computer education background will be a plus

Experience

Minimum 1 year of program design, teaching, training or curriculum development experience.

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