Continuous Professional Development Mentor



Islamabad, Pakistan
Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023

Job Description

Founded by Orenda, Taleemabad’s mission is to provide high-quality education leveraging technology. So far, we’ve made great headway—our team is now 130+ members strong, and we’ve directly impacted the lives of more than 9 million children across Pakistan. Here’s how we did it:

  1. Brought together animators, designers, teachers, and curriculum developers to create a cartoon series by the name of Taleemabad. Taleemabad is set in an imaginary city, where our characters get into all sorts of (mis)adventures with one sole objective: to get children to learn while having fun. Watch a sample here. Read details about our approach to building children’s media here. The series is now broadcast on national television and viewed by more than 8 million children every week according to PEMRA.

  2. Brought together teachers with developers and tech enthusiasts, and created a game-based learning platform for Android phones (called the Taleemabad Learning App), which has now reached 1 million+ households, with a rating of 4.4 on the Playstore!

  3. Launched School vertical (details here), we empower entrepreneurs to take our approach and build a truly progressive, modern school at an affordable fee. It’s fun to be in Taleemabad. You should visit one soon. We plan to build 100+ of these in the next year, taking incredibly engaging learning across the country.

  4. Our work has gotten us recognition from the Queen of England, a feature in the New York Times , Forbes magazine, and most recently, we became the 3rd company to win a WISE Award. We’re going places in the next few years, and we want you to join us on the journey.

Why Us?

  • Orenda is an exciting and diverse place to work, earnestly built by an enthusiastic, future-oriented, and zealous group of people.

  • We offer a close-knit, amicable, and high-recognition culture where our people are valued members of the organization and key contributors to society, owing to the meaningful work they do.

  • Truly believing our employees to be our biggest asset, we empower everyone at any level to initiate and bring about real advances in transforming the education sector of Pakistan.

About the Project  


Taleemabad, a digital education solutions provider, is anticipating to work on an ambitious project with the government. The project aims to introduce Taleemabad's digital education solutions in public primary schools. As part of this initiative, the project involves the establishment of an institute which will play a crucial role in designing, developing, and executing a program for digital teacher training. The primary objective of the project is to enhance the quality of education in public schools, with a specific focus on teacher training and professional development. 



Job Summary


We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Mentor to join our team for a 24-month project. The CPD Mentor will be responsible for overseeing the successful implementation of the teacher training program and providing leadership to a team of nine to ten CPD coaches. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in developing and conducting training for teachers, preferably with some teaching experience and excellent communication and relationship management skills. 



  1. Lead and manage a team of nine to ten CPD coaches, providing guidance, support, and mentorship to ensure effective teacher training and professional development. 

  1. Develop and implement comprehensive support plans for teachers in government schools to enhance their content and pedagogical skills. 

  1. Conduct training sessions and onboarding for CPD coaches, equipping them with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively support teachers in their professional growth. 

  1. Analyze and assess the impact of the teacher training program, collecting data and feedback to inform continuous improvements and enhancements. 

  1. Collaborate with the academic team to incorporate research findings and best practices into the training program, ensuring it remains up-to-date and effective. 

  1. Monitor and track the progress of CPD coaches and teachers, identifying areas of improvement and implementing targeted interventions as needed. 

  1. Build and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders, including the officials from education department and school principals, to ensure the successful implementation of the project. 

  1. Regularly review and update training materials and resources to reflect the evolving needs and challenges faced by teachers in the classroom environment. 

  1. Act as a strategic thinker, proactively identifying opportunities to enhance the quality and impact of the teacher training program. 

  1. Utilize strong problem-solving skills to address any issues or obstacles that may arise during the implementation of the project. 

  1. Foster a high-energy and collaborative work environment, encouraging creativity, innovation, and teamwork among the CPD coaches and other team members. 

  1. Ensure compliance with project timelines and deliverables, managing resources efficiently to achieve project objectives within the designated time frame. 

  1. Provide regular updates and reports to the project leadership team, conveying progress, challenges, and recommendations for improvement. 

  1. Any additional responsibilities assigned by the program manager. 


Skills required: 

  • Attending to detail to ensure nothing slips through the cracks  

  • Tech-savvy  

  • Team management and micro-management skills to catch up with the fast pace project  

  • Analyzing problems to come up with resolutions  

  • Proven experience in leadership  

  • Problem-solving attitude  

  • Excellent communication skills  

  • Aptitude for fostering positive relationships  

  • Willingness to travel 50% of the time  



  1. Bachelor's degree in Education or a related field (Master's degree preferred). 

  1. Minimum 2-3 years of experience  

  1. Preference will be given to people with experience in developing and conducting trainings for teachers 

  1. Teaching experience is definitely a plus 

  1. Strong understanding of pedagogy and challenges faced by teachers in a classroom environment. 

  1. Excellent communication, leadership, and relationship management skills. 

  1. Proven ability to lead and manage a team effectively. 

  1. Strategic thinker with strong problem-solving skills. 

  1. Knowledge of digital education solutions 

  1. Fluency in English and Urdu languages. 


Food Allowance
Travel Allowance
Market Competitive salary