Developments in Literacy
Curriculum Designer Social Studies
Developments in Literacy
Posted date 22nd March, 2023 Last date to apply 28th March, 2023
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 ensure development of high quality, standards-based Social Studies teaching and learning resources by planning, designing and implementing all Social Studies curriculum materials and activities under the supervision of the Curriculum Director


Duty 1:  Content Development  -  weightage:  40%


  • Develop /enhance student centered and activity based subject curriculum packages (as per provided description) for relevant subjects aligned with the SLOs mapped in the Pakistan national standards for all grade levels, including the following
  • Create Teachers’ guides based upon sample lesson plans that include subject content and pedagogy
  • Design relevant supplementary resources aligned with the new guides to support classroom teaching
  • Prepare formative and unit wise summative assessment tools for each of the resource guides developed
  • Develop baseline and end line assessment tools
  • Design annual Schemes of Work based on regional books and updated standards
  • Develop annual end of term exam papers for different regions and textbooks, including answer keys
  • Work with Senior Manager for Curriculum Design to follow DIL guidelines for lesson plan formats
  • Submit lesson packages for review in a timely manner as per the agreed plan for targets and timelines and adapt activities and strategies as per the reviewer comments
  • Finalize the lesson packages and supplementary resources after review.
  • Evaluating and refining the curriculum related to Social Studies.


Duty 2:  Field Test Curriculum Packages  -  weightage:  25%


  • Design trainers notes for providing orientation trainings to teachers for rolling out new guides using multiple strategies based on different learning styles and ability levels identified in the needs analysis
  • Test teachers’ guides and teaching & learning materials through conducting field based orientation training
  • Incorporate learning from field test to finalize guides and lesson packages based upon the feedback and comments of teachers and other stakeholders


Duty 3: Follow up support   -  weightage:   20%


  • Conduct sample based visits to project schools for providing feedback to teachers and collecting data to inform future curriculum design
  • Engage in ongoing communication with teachers through WhatsApp to ensure needs are met and issues are addressed in a timely manner


Any other Work -  weightage:   15%              

  • Conduct scheduled meetings with the teams as per an arrangement that is workable for all
  • Prepare and submitting quarterly reports on curriculum design status and progress
  • Develop and maintain annual curriculum budget for relevant subjects

Subject Specific Skills:


  • Strong knowledge of social studies subject matter and subject vocabulary
  • Understanding of national standards for social studies for all grade levels
  • Knowledge of student-centered teaching methods
  • Experience using project based learning for teaching social studies concepts



Educational Qualifications & Subject Skills

  • A Master’s degree or Ph.D. in education or a related discipline
  • Experience in curriculum design and blended learning
  • Familiarity with the framework of SLOs in the National Curriculum in order to align curriculum packages with the National Curriculum
  • Capacity to design formal and informal content and processes by which learners gain knowledge, develop skills, and alter attitudes
  • Relevant subject discipline knowledge may be advantageous

Work Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in lesson planning and classroom delivery
  • Experience in designing resource materials and writing formative and summative assessments


Other Skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and diagnostic skills as well strong research skills 
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team and meet tight deadlines
  • Managerial experience at a learning institution may be required
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, Google Apps, Skype and web-based project management sites




  1. Requires you to add current salary information.
  2. Max age limit is 45 on 2023-06-06 to apply for this job.
  3. Requires a minimum of 3 years of experience