Developments in Literacy
Trainer Principal
Posted date 16th April, 2024 Last date to apply 25th April, 2024
Country Pakistan Locations Islamabad
Category Education
Salary 60000
Type Full Time Position 1
Experience 3 years Maximum Age 45 years
Status Closed


Job Purpose:

To lead a team of subject professionals to ensure implementation of curriculum by planning and directing all training operational and functional  activities under the supervision of the training director


Key responsibilities and accountabilities:


weightage: for each task

Duty 1: Management   -  weightage:10% 

  • Ensuring proper dissemination of information between trainers, projects, school officers and staff
  • Developing cross functional coordination between training and programs to ensure that organizational goals are met
  • Coaching and monitoring the development of a trainer
  • Resolving communication issues and encourage creative problem solving
  • Submitting monthly training plans
  • Submitting quarterly reports on trainings, status and progress
  • Developing annual training and curriculum budget
  • Capacity building and professional development of training staff
  • Grievance handling, maintaining discipline and appraisal of trainers 

 Duty 2: Course Development  -  weightage:  35% 

  • Overall responsibility of implementation of course at program level in all directly managed projects
  • Developing/enhancing capacity of principals through short courses and workshops
  • Developing relevant resources/tools for supplementing the course to support the practice of principals
  • Field testing and strengthening capacity of principals 

Duty 3: Training – (of DIL and partner project staff)  -  weightage:  30% 

  • Used knowledge and understanding of relevant issues, ideas and theories for developing,  implementing and managing trainings and their assessment
  • Developing  and executing trainings using multiple strategies based on different learning styles and ability levels identified in the needs analysis
  • Can design trainings which meet the need of distance learning and face to face learning.
  • Keeping up to date and enhancing professional knowledge and skills needed for improving performance
  • Is able to use a variety of assessment / follow up methods before and after training.
  • Is able to appy principles of performance based assessment to track the progress made by learners. 


Duty 4: Monitoring   -  weightage:   10% 

  • Using a variety of assessment and follow up methods before, during and after training to measure the progress the learners are making (DIL teachers, principals and trainers)
  • Visiting project schools occasionally to provide feedback to teachers to ensure training implementation
  • Creating  systems for resolving issues in a timely and efficient manner while making adjustments as needed 

Duty 5: Professional Development: -  weightage:   10%

  • Keeping up to date for enhancing professional knowledge and skills needed for improving performance 

Duty 6: Organizational Policies   -  weightage:  5% 

  • Travelling
  • Contributing to developing  organizational strategy, policy and procedures related to DIL, its program and project management
  • Ensuring alignment of all activities with the organization’s mission and  vision and adherence to policies  and procedures


Education, qualification, skills and experience:

Education: (Formal degree)


  • Masters degree in education, specific subject or in any related discipline


Qualification: (Certification, diploma in training etc)


  • Certificate in Teaching


(Relevant) Experience:


  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in education or development sector


Skills: (Essential and Desirable)


  • Interpersonal and Communication:
  • Excellent oral and writing skills in English language
  • Strategic Thinking and Orientation:

Ability to apply Strong analytical skills in the development of long term and short term plans.

  • Decision Making Skills:

Strategic decision maker and ability to work under minimum supervision. A multitasking spirit to handle tough situations and stringent circumstances. A go-getter attitude

  • Leadership Skills:

Ability to provide leadership and guidance as mentor to trainers in accordance with the developmental needs.

  • Training Skills:

Competence in assessing needs and developing training plans, material, curriculum, documentation and manuals.

  • Team Work:

Proven track record of fostering team work and performing effectively in a team.

  • Relationship Management:

Excellent interpersonal skills including ability to create a climate of trust and transparency.

  • Departmental Management:

Experience in policy formulation, budget preparation and management. Facilitation and People Management Skills.


Technical knowledge/ know how

  • Competence in using MS office; Word, Power Point, Excel
  • Ability to use technology to facilitate distance learning



DIL Core Values and Commitments;

  • Transformation: We transform lives and empower communities by pursuing innovative ideas and approaches that improve students' learning outcomes and soft skills
  • Excellence: We are committed to achieving the highest level of impact through excellence in service delivery and educational products
  • Collaboration: We take a democratic and participatory approach in all aspects of our work
  • Equity: We exercise fairness, compassion and respect when dealing with each other and those around us
  • Integrity: We strive to set high moral and ethical standards for ourselves and to gain the trust of others
  • Transparency: We exercise strong internal controls and transparency and are fully accountable to our donors and the people we serve
  • Flexibility: We drive and embrace change and are willing to try out different, pioneering approaches

 DIL is committed to ensuring that DIL staff is suitable to work with children and have the knowledge s/he needs to uphold and abide by the DIL’s Child Protection Policy.


  1. Requires you to upload profile photo.
  2. Max age limit is 45 on 2024-05-19 to apply for this job.
  3. Requires a minimum of 3 years of experience
  4. Resume attachment is required.