In-Service Materials Support Specialist

Vientiane, Lao PDR
Full time Staff
  • Opportunity for a professional in-service teacher education materials development specialist to contribute to this significant basic education program
  • Full time, 12 month contract with the potential for extension
  • Based in Vientiane, Lao PDR with frequent travel to provinces and districts as required

The Program

The goal of BEQUAL is to ensure all girls and boys, especially those experiencing disadvantage, complete a quality basic education to achieve literacy, numeracy and other life skills. The program will address education policy, planning and coordination, increased child participation in and access to basic education, teacher education and improved school infrastructure.

Coffey through BEQUAL is seeking applications for the position of In-Service Materials Support Specialist to join this significant and high performing education program.

The Position

The In-Service Materials Support Specialist will work collaboratively with other BEQUAL specialists and MoES counterparts to develop and help implement materials and training packages which will support the delivery of the in-service teacher support strategy for the revised primary curriculum in Lao PDR. The Specialist will also develop a monitoring and evaluation strategy to establish the impact of training and teacher support interventions in relation to rolling out the new curriculum.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have relevant tertiary qualifications and considerable demonstrated experience in the design, production and delivery of training packages, preferably in an in-service teacher training context. Experience implementing, monitoring and evaluating training activities to measure impact will be highly regarded. We are seeking candidates with experience in practical and impactful gender, disability and inclusion approaches as well as an excellent ability to coach and mentor professional colleagues from diverse backgrounds.  Previous experience working in Lao PDR or South East Asia is highly desirable.

This position is classified Category B, Level 3 (long term) under the DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework. Please visit for further detail.

How to Apply

For a detailed position description and to apply for this position please visit and search for the job reference number 495863

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Applications close 6.00pm (Laos time) 26th February 2018

This program is managed by Coffey, a Tetra Tech company, on behalf of the Australian Government and co-financed by the European Union

Coffey is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection.

Closing date: 
26th February 2018