Whole School Development
East Java and North Sumatra
World Education/Indonesia (WE/I) is an International Non-Profit
Organization and one of implementing partner USAID project, Prioritizing
Reform, Innovation and Opportunities for Reaching Indonesia's Teachers,
Administrators, and Students (USAID PRIORITAS), seeking applicants from
Indonesian nationals for 2 (two) positions Provincial Whole School
Development Specialist for East Java and North Sumatra.
The USAID project, Prioritizing Reform, Innovation and Opportunities for
Reaching Indonesia's Teachers, Administrators, and Students (USAID
PRIORITAS), will focus on capacity building and quality improvements for
teacher training institutions (TTI) and for non-academic, pre-service
teacher training providers. USAID PRIORITAS will build the capacity of
MONE, MORA national, provincial and district offices together with pre- and
in-service teacher training organizations to coordinate, plan and train.
USAID PRIORITAS will support teaching improvement at the primary, and
junior secondary level, especially in the following subject areas: early
grade reading (EGR), math and science. Student-centered and innovative
instructional methodology and approaches will be promoted within the
teacher training system and opportunities to see and practice good teaching
methodology will be provided for both pre- and in-service teachers through
a network of reference schools. In-service teacher training opportunities
will also become more systematized through improved human resource planning
and budgetary allocations at the local level.
To support these objectives, USAID PRIORITAS will also improve the
management and governance of basic education at the school and district
level. Building on this work, USAID PRIORITAS will strengthen coordination
between the different levels of the education system, focusing on an
improved role for the province.
The Provincial Whole School Development Specialist will work within the
provincial team and with counterparts from the government at province level
to develop the capacity of service providers, including teacher training
institutes (TTI), LPMP, LP2KS (Principal In-Service Training Centre) and
groups of school supervisors *(pengawas)* to implement an integrated
school-based management approach linking school management, governance,
finance, and community participation to teacher training and improvements
in teaching, learning, and student performance. He/she will report to
Senior Whole School Development.
*Scope of Work*
1. Under supervision and guidance of Senior Whole School Development
Specialist, the Specialist will:
2. Develop the capacity of service providers, including teacher
training institutions, LPMP, LP2KS and groups of school supervisors, to
train of schools and communities in the use of the school-based management
3. Work with districts and other project staff to plan and support
the implementation of the whole school development program (school
management and teacher training) in partner schools and to disseminate the
program to non-partner schools.
4. Work closely with teaching and learning specialists to ensure that
school-based management is closely linked to teaching and learning and that
school plans are focused on improving student learning outcomes.
5. Work with district and provincial counterparts to help develop
policy and practice to implement school-based management to improve student
6. Working with National Whole School Development Specialist on
school level modules review and revision.
7. Helping National team on coordination with MoE and MoRa on
School-based Management implementation.
The Specialist will be a member of the provincial USAID PRIORITAS team and
will work in a flexible way to support the achievement of objectives across
the project, particularly those relating to school-based management. The
Specialist will work within the governance and management team, under
coordination of the Senior Whole School Development Specialist (Whole
School Development Specialist) but will at the same time work closely with
Teaching and Learning Specialists to ensure an integrated approach to whole
The Specialist will report in the first instance to the Senior Whole School
Development Specialist. For technical matters, the Specialist may also
report to the National Whole School Development Specialist. The Specialist
will also meet routine reporting requirements as determined from time to
time by the Provincial Coordinator. This may include:
1. Activity or Training Completion Reports following project
standards and guidelines.
2. Contributions to brief weekly or bi-weekly activity reports.
3. Assisting in preparing quarterly internal reports and occasional
project activity reports to stakeholders including provincial and district
technical teams and steering committees.
*Qualification Requirements *
1. At least five years of professional experience and demonstrated
knowledge of theory and practice relating to management and governance.
2. At least five years of experience in education development.
3. A thorough knowledge of the education sector and familiarity with
Indonesian education planning, policies, and protocols.
4. Computer literacy (MicroSoft Office). Ability to use data analysis
applications (including Access and SPSS) an advantage.
5. Minimum S1 degree.
6. Excellent communication and inter-personal skills. Ability to work
well within a team and to work effectively with government and
non-government education stakeholders in the field.
7. Excellent writing skills in *Bahasa** Indonesia*. Ability to read
and write reports in English an advantage.
Interested applicants, please submit CV and Cover letter to Rieni
Handayani, World Education Indonesia Office Manager, at
, by September 17th, at the latest.
Documents should be sent in either .doc or .pdf formats and titled with the
applicant's Surname, First Name, and either CV or Cover Letter separated by
an underscore (Ex1: Handayani_Rieni_CV; Ex2: Handayani_Rieni_CoverLetter).