Program Lead at Arc Skills

Arc Skills – Our vision is to help individuals, schools and businesses achieve their full potential through the provision of industry related and internationally recognised skills development solutions. With our head office in Dubai, UAE, and offices in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria, we can deliver training solutions to schools and businesses across the world. Arc Skills is the skills and training division of world renowned GEMS Education, a global leader in the educational sector.

We are recruiting to fil the vacant position below:

Job Title: Program Lead

Location:
Nigeria

Job Purpose

  • The Program Lead will be responsible for organising and conducting teacher training on the 21st Century Skills programmes.
  • The incumbent will directly provide training for teachers who will be facilitating ‘Skills 21’ throughout secondary school level.
  • The Program Lead will be part of a new team who will be rolling out the new Skills 21 Programme’s training and assessment elements in schools, and later universities.
  • This role is an exciting opportunity and ideal fit for a person who themselves have excellent soft skills, and who has experience of training within the education sector. Ideally, you are a person who is committed to self-development – you may have been a teacher, coach or mentor in past positions.
  • You must have exceptional presentation and training skills, along with a positive commitment to being a genuine team player and delighting the students and teachers who go through your training programmes, constantly striving to improve and develop the experience and impact you make during your training sessions.
  • Part of the Program Lead role also involves monitoring and evaluating the teacher facilitation and student responses to the Skills 21 programme as new schools take it on.
  • The Program Lead will also train colleagues internally on the Skills 21 Programme, as well as sometimes provide demo presentations illustrating the pedagogy and benefits of the programme to potential schools and parents.
  • The Program Lead will be responsible for the running of assessment day centres at schools, and writing and delivering individual reports for students. Relevant, assessment and product specific training would be provided to the chosen candidate. Travel to our key regions will be required.
  • The Program Lead role will also entail some project management elements, relating to the roll-out, implementation and coordination of Skills21 projects across various schools, regions, countries etc.
  • The Program Lead will be responsible for generating relevant report and presenting analysis to the school management. Data management will form an important part of the role.
  • The Program Lead will also be required to conduct Business Development for his region in which he would have to meet relevant stakeholders at potential schools and make sales presentations. He will carry Sales targets as part of his KRAs.
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Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the design, delivery and continuous improvement of the Skills 21 and internal training programs
  • Liaise extremely closely with schools and educational institutes adopting Skills 21 to organise, coordinate and implement a training plan, including conducting teacher training and assessment centre days for students
  • Do business development with schools management team and carry sales targets. Making sales presentations to the faculty members and Parents will fall under this responsibility
  • Design and implement a mentoring and feedback plan for teachers who will participate in the Skills 21 project
  • Create and maintain a positive and professional learning environment for teachers
  • Deliver, project and motivate trainees through effective training methodologies both in group and individual classroom dynamics
  • Utilize a variety of training methodologies, techniques, concepts, learning tools, and practices to ensure maximum effectiveness and impact of training programs
  • Facilitate training activities such as case studies, training games and simulations, and use role-play for skills development, also providing constructive feedback
  • Monitor and measure effectiveness of the training program – actively generate and gather feedback
  • Participate in review and interpretation of data analysis for project learning and improvement and communicates customer feedback back to the Product Development Team
  • Participate in records maintenance activities Provide accurate reports on activities and interactions
  • Work closely and coordinate activities with other project staff and schools
  • Create high quality deliverables within project budget and policy deadlines
  • Team-player able to perform other related duties as assigned or requested
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Requirements
Qualifications / Experience:

  • Degree in child psychology or educational psychology.
  • 10+ years relevant teaching / training / train the trainer experience preferably in the education sector
  • Experience as a coach and/or mentor will be preferred
  • ASTD accreditation will be an advantage, as will any other coaching or mentoring certificates.

Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully develop and deliver outstanding training programs utilizing skills in instructional design, program design & development, and training methodologies
  • Strong organizational, planning, project management, problem resolution, communication, presentation, facilitation, and influencing skills required
  • Proven training experience and proficient in training methodologies, curriculum development and soft skills (communication skills, critical thinking, time management, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and guide teachers
  • Experience in developing comprehensive training and mentoring plans
  • Ability to perform challenging and complex work
  • High energy, enthusiastic, motivational training style
  • Strong professional acumen and judgement
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders
  • Tech-savvy and highly computer literate with experience using MS Office and web-based systems, visual aids technology
  • High levels of developed soft skills (good communication, critical thinking etc.) and an active interest in education and soft skills
  • Excellent creative and conceptual thinking abilities
  • Proficiency in English required
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Able and willing to travel to various regions
  • Presentation experience with faculty members, parents and students.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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