CONSULTANCY SERVICES – CULTURALLY RELEVANT EDUCATION TRAINING FOR TEACHERS AND PARENTS FOR ST. MICHAEL RC PRIMARY SCHOOL, BELMOPAN CITY, CAYO DISTRICT, BELIZE

BELIZE SOCIAL INVESTMENT FUND
INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT
STATEMENT OF CAPABILITY
CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR CULTURALLY RELEVANT EDUCATION TRAINING FOR TEACHERS AND PARENTS FOR ST. MICHAEL RC PRIMARY SCHOOL, BELMOPAN CITY, CAYO DISTRICT, BELIZE
The Government of Belize has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards targeted poverty reduction initiatives through the Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) 9th Programme. The Belize Social Investment Fund (BSIF), the executing agency, intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under the Education Sector for a Culturally Relevant Education Training Consultant.
St. Michael RC Primary School has been approved for the construction of a six-classroom building along with security, computer, sporting, musical and office equipment to complement their primary education program. It is envisioned that culturally relevant education training for teachers and cross-cultural communication skills for parents would bolster the value of the investment to meet the objective of improved quality primary education services thereby providing students with greater opportunities to achieve academic success.
The BSIF is looking for a qualified candidate for an assignment to provide assistance to BSIF for the Consultancy Services for Culturally Relevant Education Training for Teachers and Parents for the St. Michael Primary RC School, Belmopan City, Cayo District, Belize. The critical minimum requirements for the position are listed below; however, applicants are asked to view the detailed terms of reference:
Individual Consultant:

  • An advanced degree in Education, preferably in teacher training.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in training on pedagogy and teaching methodologies with evidenced previous experience in cultural competency training and training of trainers.
  • Relevant experience in qualitative research methodologies.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Central American cultures.
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills
  • Fluent in English and Spanish

The consulting services for this assignment under the Individual Consultant (IC) Selection will be for a period of nine (9) months.
BSIF now invites individual consultants interested in undertaking the assignment to submit Statements of Capability (which should confirm that the Consultant is ready and available to perform the tasks outlined in the ToR and have adequate qualifications to perform the task)
complete with the CV of the candidate. Remuneration rates (gross per working day) should be included in the application. Please provide us copies of your degree and certificates. In submitting their Statements of Capability, applicants should be aware that they will be assessed based on the following areas:

(a) Qualifications

(b) Experience of the individual relative to the particular assignment

The individual consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the BSIF standard procurement guidelines.
To view the Term of References (TOR), kindly request this by sending an email to ruby.pascascio@sifbelize.org and copy to colin.escalante@sifbelize.org.
One (1) original and four (4) hard copies of the Statement of Capability must be delivered by 3:00 p.m., 16th of March, 2020 to:
Executive Director
Belize Social Investment Fund
Constitution Drive
Belmopan
Belize, Central America
william.lamb@sifbelize.org
The sealed envelope containing the Statement of Capability must include the name and address of the applicant and should be clearly marked:
“Statement of Capability: Individual Consultant – Consultancy Services for Culturally Relevant Education Training for Teachers and Parents for the St. Michael RC Primary School, Belmopan City, Cayo District, Belize
BSIF shall not be bound to assign any reason for not selecting any applicant and will not defray any costs incurred by the applicant in the preparation and submission of statements.

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