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National consultant (unesco)

Job Summary

Functional Title: National Consultant – Curriculum Coordinator

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

 Assist the preparation of a series of workshops/small group meetings, support the facilitation of

relevant subject group discussions during the workshops/small group meetings, and compile the

written feedbacks with clarity;

 Support quality assurance of translation, copy-editing, proofreading and layout designing of

textbooks and educator guides;

 Review draft textbooks and educator guides to ensure that styles are adhered to across subjects

by meeting the requirements of UNESCO style guides and inclusion framework;

 Communicate directly with authors, reviewers, copyeditors, translators and layout designer of

the assigned subjects and ensure that they are submitting the work according to the agreed

timeline and of good quality;

 Review if the relevant documents submitted on artworks, such as illustrations, infographics and

photographs, and teaching and learning resources follow the UNESCO style guides and

requirements, and provide clear instructions to curriculum authors for revision, if needed;

 Ensure the quality assurance of English version textbooks and educator guides received from the

authors, by reviewing the documents and cross checking them with the UNESCO style guides and

making sure that feedback received from various stakeholders is incorporated by the authors; 

 Compile and provide essential documents (UNESCO style guides, the subject-specific and acrosssubject terminology translation guidelines, teaching and learning materials, etc.) to the

translators and copy-editors to ensure the coherence in the final products;

 Keep track of the number of pages of work completed by authors, reviewers, copyeditors,

translators, proofreaders and layout designers and report this information to UNESCO on a regular

basis;

 Review the translated and copy-edited Myanmar version textbooks and educator guides for

quality assurance and make sure that they meet the requirements of UNESCO style guides, are up

to standard and are of good quality;

 Proofread the close-to-finalised draft English and Myanmar version textbooks and educator

guides with layout design applied, and apply final check of the finalised English and Myanmar

version textbooks and educator guides so that they are ready for bulk printing;

 Keep an up-to-date, daily record of the work online and make it available for UNESCO to oversee

the progress; and

 Organise all documents, including but not limited to the deliverables by the authors, reviewers,

copyeditors, translators, proofreaders and layout designers and the deliverables checked by the

individual specialist to ensure quality, in a systematic way and make them available for the

UNESCO team’s use.

VI. Required Qualifications for Specialized Knowledge/Experience:

Education and experience:

 At least Bachelor's degree or equivalent at a university or equivalent institution;

Other qualifications:

 Background in education in the context of international development;

 Excellent written and spoken English and Myanmar language and proficiency in typing English and

Myanmar language on computers;

 Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint;

 Familiarity with website programming languages and content management systems such as

Drupal would be an advantage;

 Good practical knowledge and skills in image editing and video editing would be an advantage;

 Ability to work individually and collaboratively in a team.

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