Child Protection and Education Officer Non-profit Jobs – World Vision International

Protection and Education Officer
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Project
Manager and Child Protection Coordinator
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 Child
Protection and Education Officer will support the project in systematic data
collection and management of up to date databases for timely and evident
reporting, to ensure quality programming and accountability within the
framework of World Vision and donor standards and guidelines.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project Management:
  • Coordinate
    with staff, ALP teachers, ECD caregivers and CFS caregivers in drawing
    respective implementation plans in line with the project requirements and
  • Offer
    technical support to staff, ALP teachers and ECD caregivers on skills
    development related program interventions
  • Support
    ALP teachers to generate working documents to facilitate project
  • Facilitate
    ongoing networks and coordination between the ALP centres, existing
    schools, community, education working group and the district education
  • Ensure
    quality in rolling out of Accelerated learning program within the existing
    child friendly spaces
  • Ensure
    quality rollout of the multipurpose approach of the implementation of the
    child friendly spaces, ALP and ECD.
  • Track
    and manage activity budgets to ensure timely and cost effective project
  • Produce
    timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports
  • Participant
    in project management meetings, district education engagements and working
    group meetings within the respective settlements.
  • Actively
    participate in district education Advocacy initiatives
  • Ensure
    cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in education project.
  • Identify
    capacity gaps for teachers, ECD caregiver and work with the Child
    protection Coordinator and project Manager to ensure needs are met
  • Participate
    and also provide guidance to the development of project designs, concepts
    and fundable proposals for children and youth development programs
Project monitoring and
  • Facilitate
    effective project monitoring, data collection to inform documentation and
    reporting in compliance with project documents, agreements minimum
    standards and tools
  • Facilitate
    the baseline and evaluation processes in liaison with DM&E, project
    manager and child protection coordinator.
  • Conduct
    assessments as required in the response area
  • Ensure
    compliance to the child protection policy and Education in Emergencies
    standards in all project interventions in accordance with the inter agency
    guidelines, organization policies and Global child protection minimum
Capacity building
  • Mentor
    and build the capacity of ALP teachers and ECD assistants
  • Develop
    a guide to activity implementation and ensure
  • Develop
    tools to manage data and information collection and analysis in
    establishing and maintaining a Monitoring and Evaluation adherences
  • Liaise
    with relevant technical and professional resource persons to provide the
    necessary capacity for the project
Finance Management
  • Monitor
    and manage the project budget in line with project agreements and standards.
  • Support
    risk management so as to address and report any risks to management of
    program funds and budgets.
  • Ensure
    project assets in the operation are safe and secure in line with projects’
    grant regulations, MoUs and agreements.
  • Support
    audit processes in line with the projects’ audit regulations
Network and collaboration
  • Actively
    participate in education coordination meetings at cluster and settlement
  • Identify
    and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with
    partners and other stakeholders in planning and implementation of the
    emergency response activities.
  • Conduct
    review meetings with the district education office and education partners
    in relation project interventions
  • Facilitate
    review meetings with community member and beneficiaries
  • Facilitate
    the integration of Advocacy in education.
  • Collaborate
    with relevant organizations, agencies and actors in the refugee settlement
    camps and host communities to plan for transition from the onset
Documentation and reporting
  • Document
    change stories in order to share milestones and lessons learnt.
  • Prepare
    quality reports and submit (progress against delivery of outputs and
    achievement of outcomes, etc) to the project manager, Child protection
    Coordinator and other stake holders

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the World Vision Child Protection and Education
    Officer job opportunity should hold a Degree in Education
  • Three
    years or more experience of relief work relating to Education in
    emergencies and at least 1 year in implementing accelerated learning
  • Self-motivated
    with excellent management and leadership skills
  • Previous
    experience in Accelerated Learning Program is a must
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: 15th April 2018
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