Ministério da Educação de Timor-Leste – Translator of Mother Tongue (Tetum Speaker) for Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTBMLE) program -CD 17 de Abril de 2015


Ministério da Educação de Timor-Leste

Ministério da Educação de Timor-Leste

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

TRANSLATION SERVICES

Democratic Republic of East Timor

Management Strengthening Project

Grant Nos: TF012495

 

The Democratic Republic of East Timor has received financing administered by the World Bank under Global Partnership for Education Fund toward the cost of the Management Strengthening Project (MSP), and intends to hire Translator of Mother Tongue (Tetum Speaker) for Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTBMLE) program.

Tasks:

  1. Translate Advocacy materials
  2. Translate and edit teacher daily lesson plans and teacher guides.
  3. Translate and edit stories of various kinds.
  4. Translate and edit children’s learning to read and activity books

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Make sure the translation follows the structure of Tetum language (INL standard)
  2. Make sure the translations are clear and understandable.
  3. Updating translated materials with/to the team.
  4. Be responsible for a filing system for the materials.
  5. Able to perform the tasks related to the translation work as required by the MTB- MLE National Coordinator.

 

Expected outputs;

  1. Translate dan dedited advocacy materials
  2. Edited teacher daily lesson plans and activity guides
  3. Editedchildren’slearning to read and activity books
  4. Edited story books of various kinds

 

The assignment is expected to commence ASAP or by Mid April 2015.

 

Ministry of Education of the Democratic Republic of East Timor now invites eligible applicants to indicate their interest in providing the services for this position. Interested applicants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (CV, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills, etc.).

 

Qualification requirements are:

  1. Academic degree in Education and/or related field;
  2. Candidates should be a mother tongue (first language) of the Tetum Dili (INL/Tetum orthographic);
  3. Has studied translation principles
  4. Experience in translating materials from English , Indonesian or Malay into Tetun or respective mother tongue, or vice-versa.

 

Interested eligible applicants may obtain further information and a copy of the Terms of Reference from the Management Strengthening Project at the address given below.

The email subject heading must be referencing the job title: Translator for Mother Tongue (Tetum)

Interested applicants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours 09:00 to 17:00 hours of local time.

The Expression of Interest together with your latest curriculum vitae must be delivered to the email address given below by 17th April 2015.

 

Attn: Mr. Danino da Cunha

National Director of Procurement

Ministry of Education

Democratic Republic of East Timor

Vila Verde, Dili

Tel: +670 3311035

E-mail: msp.procurement@moe.gov.tl  and danino.cunha@moe.gov.tl

 

Please download the Full TOR here:Terms of Reference for Tetum Translator

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