Senior Teacher Professional Development Officer Job in Nigeria

The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Teacher Professional Development Officer

 Maiduguri, Borno (With Possible Travel)
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports To: Teacher Professional Development Technical Lead

Job Overview

  • We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Senior Teacher Professional Development Officer to join our team.

  • This role involves providing technical support and capacity building to education officers, managing the implementation of teacher training projects, and overseeing the professional development of key education stakeholders.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong background in education, experience with teacher training programs, and a passion for improving educational outcomes in vulnerable communities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical assistance to education officers to ensure effective delivery of teacher training projects.
  • Collaborate with the Teacher Professional Development Technical Lead to develop detailed work plans and oversee the implementation of educational activities.
  • Conduct regular field visits to monitor progress, address challenges, and offer support to education officers and staff.
  • Ensure accurate collection and delivery of monitoring data to the Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) team.
  • Support the professional growth of Education Officers, Learning Facilitators, mentor teachers, and other key stakeholders.
  • Monitor and review the progress of trained teachers and facilitators to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Aid in training and coaching activities, ensuring effective delivery and follow-up.
  • Work with the Teacher Professional Development Technical Lead to create and update training materials.
  • Assist in managing the delivery of training and development programs, ensuring they meet statutory requirements.
  • Adapt training programs as necessary to reflect changes and improvements in classroom practices.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Teacher Professional Development Technical Lead.

Person Specification

  • University Degree in Education, Social Science, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience implementing education, child protection, or similar activities.
  • Proven experience in delivering teacher training projects is strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience working with NGOs is strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with vulnerable communities is highly desirable.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in data collection and analysis.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and learning.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to respond to changing needs and priorities.

Additional Information

  • Travel Requirements: Ability to conduct regular field visits, sometimes to remote or challenging locations.

Application Closing Date
17th June, 2024.

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


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • AUN is an equal-opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, creed, color, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion, and marital status.