Entry Level Education Officer – ABLE Project NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
Reports to: Education
Project 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.”
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
Officer – ABLE Project will actively contribute to achieving quality education
through addressing barriers to learning and supporting the roll out of best
practices and models in a manner that promotes systems strengthening,
partnership ownership and sustainability.
Key Duties and
Project Planning and Implementation:
Plan and coordinate all district based project
activities in consultant with the Education project coordinator
Supervise and monitor ongoing school based
project activities.
The incumbent will ensure quality in rolling out
of education project models ensuring sufficient funds allocated to particular
activities in annual plans
Ensure that teachers and children 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
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
In charge of the mobilization of and conducting
trainings to build capacities on education models
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 project coordinator for
technical support on improving quality education
Mobilization of CCTs, SMCs and PTAs and
conducting trainings to build capacities in education models
Provide 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
Work closely with the National Office Education
technical specialist on staff capacity building in Education.
Partnership and Networking:
Identify and build strategic linkages,
relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in
implementation at the District level.
Mobilization of teachers and parents for project
Participate and represent WVU in key technical
working forums at district,
Act as the point of contact for consultation on
issues to do with project education programming.
Conduct advocacy campaigns for education in
general and girl child education in particular
Documentation and Reporting:
Conduct school mapping and peer group mapping in
preparation for project activities
Effectively document all information related to
project activities
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
The prospective World Vision Education Officer –
ABLE Project employee should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, social
science or any related field
At least two years of practical experience in
education programming
Previous experience at working with youth and
adolescents (including at risk youth) in schools
Good training facilitation and coordination
Excellent monitoring documentation and
evaluation skills
Previous experience in conducting school mapping
and report writing
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
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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