International Programme Manager – LRTT – Canterbury

Job Description
*Programme Manager Role*
We are looking for a highly motivated and organised Programme Manager who is interested in education, social enterprise, an opportunity to travel and joining a growing global team working towards improving the quality of education for children all over the world.
In this role, you will be responsible for:
1. Recruiting teachers to join your Fellowship teams (including interviewing teachers, calling teachers who express interest in finding out more about the programme, and responding to email and LiveChat enquiries).
2. Management of up to nine 3-4 week Fellowship programmes spread across January, June, July and August
3. Liaising with your in-country partner organisations to co-design the programmes
Recruiting and managing up to 25 Team Leaders as they prepare for the Fellowships, and throughout the duration of the Fellowship programme
4. Managing logistics for your Fellowship programmes (including arranging accommodation, food, transport and excursion bookings) and updating risk assessments.
5. Overseeing training course design and implementation on your Fellowships
Being on-call as required throughout your Fellowship programmes

The role will include:
International travel to Fellowship programme(s) for one-two months per year
*LRTT is on a mission to improve the quality of education all over the world*
LRTT (Limited Resource Teacher Training) is a social enterprise founded in 2011 by teachers from the UK who identified a need for teachers in Uganda to have access to effective, practical teacher training. We now work in 11 countries across Africa, Asia and the Caribbean where we deliver teacher training programmes in limited resource contexts, where training opportunities for teachers are scarce. Over the school summer break, we send qualified teachers from all over the US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand for month-long Fellowship programmes to provide instructional coaching and a mastery-based programme of professional development for local teachers.
Over 1700 teachers have now joined LRTT and together with our 16 partner organisations, we are helping to improve the quality of teaching for 80,000 children each day. Our goal is to support teachers to make sure every child in their classroom is learning and has access to a quality education. Our ambition is to grow our organisation to train 10,000 teachers and improve education for 1 million children over the coming five years.
*Join a global team of educators, innovators and change-makers*
We currently have three permanent LRTT staff members who are based out of the BizDojo in Christchurch, NZ, and we are excited to grow our NZ-based team. The rest of the LRTT team are spread across the UK, US, Argentina, Poland, India and Uganda, and you will have the opportunity to work remotely with them via our online channels and apps. This role is a great opportunity to be part of a growing social enterprise, made up of an awesome international team who share a common goal of improving the quality of education for children around the world.
You can read more about LRTT on our website here: https://lrtt.org and please see the attached job description to see if you are who we are looking for.

How to Apply
Interested?
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your CV and a short covering letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in this opportunity to Jessie at jessie.cross@lrtt.org by Friday 2nd August 2019.

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