Education Project Coordinator – ABLE Project Charity Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
International
Reports to: Communications
and Public Relations Manager
Duty Station: Kampala,
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.”
About ABLE Project:
World Vision has just signed a one year partnership contract to
implement a Quality Education project named Addressing Barriers to Learning
(ABLE).The project will initially be implemented in 100 schools in the
districts of Pader, Buliisa, Busia, Tororo and Butaleja in partnership with the
districts and Core Primary teachers colleges. The project is very specific
about improving school management and leadership, community engagement,
improving teacher effectiveness and supporting inclusive education through
child to child interventions.
Job Summary: The Education
Project Coordinator – ABLE Project will provide innovative professional and operational
support to enhance technical soundness of WVU Education programs in line with
the World Vision education strategic direction and in accordance with the
national and international education programming standards and priorities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Project Implementation:
·        
The incumbent will coordinate the UNICEF/ WV
Quality Education project (Addressing Barriers to Learning (ABLE))
·        
Ensure that innovative teaching methodologies in
the project are in line with the Education and life skills national office
strategy
·        
Ensure the ABLE project activities are
integrated within other sectors
·        
Supervise and monitor ongoing activities under
the project
·        
Ensure quality timely implementation of project
activities within acceptable and allowable limits
·        
Manage the ABLE project budget and submit timely
financial reports
·        
Initiate and participate in education district
and cluster Advocacy initiatives
·        
Technically support the National office
education technical program manager in rolling out good practices
Capacity Building and Training:
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In charge of the mobilization of CCTs, SMCs and
PTAs and conducting trainings to build capacities in education models
·        
Offer mentoring and coaching to education
community volunteers and teachers and local level capacity and local linkages
to support innovation in education.
·        
Identify technical experts to train teachers and
SMCs
·        
Work closely with the National Office Education
technical specialist on staff capacity building in Education.
Engagement and Networking:
·        
Identify and build strategic linkages,
relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in
implementation at the District level.
·        
Serve as the point of contact for consultation
on issues to do with UNICEF/WV Education program
·        
Actively participate in all meetings involving
quality education partners and the ministry
·        
Identify opportunities that present through
networks and relationships with other institutions and organizations and NGOs
working in the areas of improving quality education
·        
Support local level staff to facilitate local
level advocacy
Documentation:
·        
Effectively document all information related to
project successes and best practices and sharing it in education magazines and
special newspaper publications.
·        
Create a bank of pictures, videos, aired radio
programs and most significant change stories on the project in the ADPs.
·        
Responsible for capturing child wellbeing
indicators literacy, numeracy and life skills in the pilot ADPs
·        
Support the ADP education periodic project
output & outcome monitoring process.
Project Management and Coordination:
·        
Supervise, guide and provide technical support
to partners and technical resource persons.
·        
Manage and coordinate education programme
activity implementation at the ADP.
·        
Conduct field-based review meetings with project
staff and local facilitators.
·        
Actively participate in developing project based
on the detailed implementation plan, and project design processes
·        
Track financial management and budgets allocated
for the project
·        
Prepare timely, accurate, compliant and quality
reports to the direct supervisors.
·        
Support processes of project baselines and
evaluation of ABLE project
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant for the World Vision Education
Project Coordinator – ABLE Project job placement should hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Education, Social Sciences or other degree with a diploma in
education.
·        
At least three years of relevant experience in Education
programming with reputable institution, national or international NGO
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of education
concepts and issues in development context especially in Uganda
·        
Working knowledge of the logical framework
approach to project design, monitoring and evaluation/ project cycle management
·        
Working knowledge of data analysis software such
as SPSS, Ms Excel, stata
·        
Demonstrated experience and skill in research,
analysis and report writing
·        
Strong facilitation and presentation skills with
a passion for sharing knowledge
·        
Ability to work independently and as part of a
diverse team
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: 25th
November, 2016
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