Several Fresher Community Development Assistant –Education Job Opportunities – World Vision International



Organisation: World Vision
International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Child Sponsorship
and Development Facilitator (CSDF)
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy
Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and
communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41
districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children
and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with
children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all
applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
“Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every
Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The Community
Development Assistant- Education will actively contribute to achieving
equitable access and quality education planning, implementing, and monitoring
the Education Quality Improvement Program (EQUIP) activities through approaches
that improve enrolment, retention, completion, literacy, numeracy and life
skills. The position will also support the roll out of best practices and
models in a manner that promotes ownership and sustainability.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:   
Project Planning and Implementation:
  • Plan and coordinate all area based project
    activities in supervisor and Education Programme Officer
  • Supervise and monitor ongoing school based
    project activities.
  • Ensure quality in rolling out of education
    project models ensuring sufficient funds allocated to particular
    activities in annual plans
  • Ensure that teachers and field
    facilitators are supported in breaking down models into simpler work
    breakdown structures for easy implementation
  • Keenly track and manage activity budgets
    and ensure timely and cost effective project implementation.
  • Prepare timely, accurate, compliant and
    quality reports
  • Participate in project management meetings
    and reflection forums
  • Support and participate in district
    education Advocacy initiatives
  • Ensure cross cutting themes are
    mainstreamed in education project.
Technical Support and Training:
  • Develop a district capacity building plan
    and mobilize participants for capacity building
  • Mobilization of and conducting trainings
    to build capacities on supporting enrolment, retention and completion
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to teachers
    and district staff to build local capacity for understanding and
    connecting with community linkages.
  • Identify technical experts to train
    district and community groups
  • Work closely with the Education Programme
    Officer for technical support on capacity building
Partnership and Networking:
  • Identify and build linkages, relations,
    collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in
    implementation at the District level.
  • Mobilization of teachers and parents for
    project activities
  • Participate and represent WVU in key
    technical working forums at district,
  • Point of contact for consultation on
    issues to do with project education programming in the district
  • Conduct advocacy campaigns for education
    in general and girl child education in particular
Documentation and Reporting:
  • Carry out school mapping and peer group
    mapping in preparation for project activities
  • Effectively document all information
    related to girl child enrolment trends in targeted school
  • Responsible for capturing individual
    children attendance, performance and behavior indicators related to drop
    out of children
  • Document good practices and project
    success stories and share them
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Community
    Development Assistant- Education job opportunity must hold a  Bachelor’s degree in education or any
    other degree but with a diploma in education
  • At least two years’ experience in
    education and or community work.
  • Previous experience in the education
    sector programming in a reputable organization is an added advantage
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Good writing and reporting skills
  • Excellent networking and influencing
    skills
  • Ability to communicate in applicable local
    language(s)
  • Passion for children.
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity,
    reliability and dependable
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link
below.
Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at
World Vision’s e-recruitment portal. 
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 10th August
2017

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