Literacy Program Associate

Room to Read

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Position Overview:

The Literacy Program Associate works as technical lead on literacy skills and the habit of reading for certain number of schools at upazila level and coordinates closely with the district field office to ensure successful implementation of the Project on Reading Advancement activities. This position reports to the Senior Literacy Program Officer and provide technical supervision to the Literacy Facilitators of the partner organizations.  

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for implementing reading improvement activities under Project on Reading Advancement to a certain number of schools;
  • Coordinate and facilitate upazila level workshops, training and other events for field level staff, Head teachers, Teachers, SMC members, as per program design and implementation calendar;
  • Provide support to partner organization in organizing, training and events at upazila and school level;
  • Coordinate to ensure timely distribution of learning materials to the schools;
  • Make regular visit to the schools and provide technical feedback on improvement of program quality to the Literacy Facilitators and to the teachers;
  • Take initiative for professional development of partner staff;
  • Report timely implementation of the project targets;


  • Master’s Degree in Education/ Project Management/ Social Science/Child Development or any other relevant subject;
  • Minimum of 2 years’ related work experience;
  • Strong planning, budgeting, supervisory, training management and facilitation skills;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of education issues and priorities;
  • Strong interpersonal communication, language and computer skills.


We offer competitive salary. The benefits include:

  • Provident Fund
  • 13th Month Bonus
  • Discretionary Performance Bonus
  • Gratuity
  • Health coverage including spouse and children
  • Insurance
  • Professional Development opportunities.


Bangladesh - Remote

To be successful at Room to Read, you will also: 

  • Have passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact a dynamic nonprofit organization 
  • Be a proactive and innovative thinker who achieves results and creates positive change
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness  
  • Embrace diversity and a commitment to collaboration 
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment 

Room to Read is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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