6 Fresher Project Officer – Education NGO Job Opportunities – World Vision International

Job Title:    Project Officer – Education (6
Fresher Job Opportunities) 

Organisation: World
Vision International

Reports to:  Area
Program Coordinator

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

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 Project
Officer – Education will actively contribute to achieving equitable access and
quality education planning, implementing and monitoring the Education Quality
Improvement Program activities through approaches that improve enrolment,
retention, completion, literacy, numeracy and life skills. The position will
support direct project activity implementation and 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 sub county and district based project activities in consultation
with the TPO, the CCT and the DEO

·        
Plan and
implement school based project activities.

·        
Develop
activity concepts in line with the detailed annual operation plan, the budget
and TP log frame

·        
Organize
meetings and workshops for teachers and field facilitators to implement education
project activities and models

·        
Track
and manage activity budgets and ensure timely and cost effective project
implementation.

·        
Produce
timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports

·        
Participant
in project management meetings and reflection forums

·        
Support
and participate in district education Advocacy initiatives

·        
Conduct
and facilitate community awareness raising and community mobilization

·        
Ensure
cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in education project.

Technical support and training

·        
Work in
close liaison with the CCT and the DEO, conduct a capacity needs assessment for
teachers and literacy volunteer

·        
Develop
a capacity building plan for teachers and volunteers

·        
Mobilization
of and conducting trainings to build capacities on supporting enrolment, retention
and completion

·        
Provide
mentoring and coaching to teachers through support supervision visits

·        
Build
Local level Peer mentoring mechanism for teachers, School management committees
and literacy volunteers

·        
Identify
technical experts to train district and community groups

·        
Liaise
with the TPO 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 Sub County and District level

·        
Support
development of school improvement plans and monitor their implementation

·        
Participation
in sub county coordination meetings to influence decisions on education

·        
Organize
periodic partner and stakeholder monitoring visits

·        
Organize
teachers and literacy volunteer’s fora to promote learning

·        
Participate
and represent WVU in key technical working forums at the sub county and the
district

·        
Conduct
advocacy campaigns for education in general and girl child education in
particular

Documentation and Reporting

·        
Maintain
a data bank for schools in the APs, head teachers, enrolment, drop out,
teachers, teachers trained in different models

·        
Conduct
school mapping and peer group mapping and document 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

Support supervision and Mentoring

·        
Conduct
support supervision and mentoring sessions for teachers

·        
Facilitate
formation of children network/peer networks at school and sub county level

·        
Support
schools to have classroom print rich materials,

·        
Maintain
a record of RCs in Schools and monitor their attendance and performance during
school visits

·        
Hold
reflection meetings on key education program activities and indicators

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
applicant for the World Vision Project Officer – Education job must hold a
degree in education or any other degree but with a diploma in education.

·        
At least
two years’ experience in education and or community work.

·        
Must
have classroom teaching experience of not less than 2 years

·        
Experience
in the education sector programming in a reputable organization is an added
advantage

·        
School
management and /or mentorship of teachers

·        
Experience
working with communities and teachers

·        
Ability
to work independently and as part of a diverse team

·        
Writing
and reporting skills

·        
Networking
and influencing skills

·        
Facilitation
skills

·        
Computer
literacy

·        
Must be
effective in written and verbal communication in English

·        
Knowledge
of a local language(s) in Uganda is may be an added advantage

·        
Ability
to ride a motorcycle is a must

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae. Apply online by visiting World Vision International’s
e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 6th November 2020

 

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