Learning Coordinator NGO Jobs – Save the Children International

Title:          Learning Coordinator
Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to:
Program Manager
About US:
Save the Children is
the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program
presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs
for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child
attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our
mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and
to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create
impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being
innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving
results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic
programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education,
Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development
and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36
districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda,
Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 240 persons. We
save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their
potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work
around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary:   The
Learning Coordinator works with the line managers to support relevant education
staff in the capacity building, coordination and implementation of Teacher
Professional Development activities. The activities will be implemented in
Yumbe, Kiryandongo, Adjumani, and Arua in a total of 26 Accelerated Education
Programmes. S/he is also responsible for monitoring programme implementation,
initiating and participating in education-focused studies, documentation and
dissemination of innovations and good practices. S/he will contribute to policy
research and advocacy on education through networking and collaboration with
relevant civil society organisations, implementing partners and other
institutions; playing a big role in establishing, maintaining and quality programming
in the respective thematic area. The Learning Coordinator is responsible for
documenting and sharing learning from the project with the Education Team

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Learning Coordinator job
    placement should hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree or higher in an education
    related field. Post Graduate training in Project Management, Community
    Development, Education, or a Master’s degree in any relevant field is an
    added advantage.
  • Significant experience in
    teaching is desirable.
  • Experience in teacher
    professional development is required.
  • Experience in education in
    emergencies is desirable.
  • At least three years of
    progressive experience in programme implementation, management and
    development in an I/NGO is desirable.
  • Relevant experience
    supervising community based education projects within an I/NGO,
    particularly those addressing innovations in teaching and learning,
    effective observation/feedback is desirable.
  • Extensive experience in
    education-related coaching/mentoring is desirable.
  • Thorough understanding of
    Save the Children working principles and approaches Child Participation,
    Child Rights Programming, Partnership, Child Safeguarding Policy, Zero
    Tolerance, Monitoring and Evaluation, Programme Integration etc.
  • Demonstrable financial,
    planning and budget management skills a MUST.
  • Highly developed cultural
    awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with
    people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to intervene with
    crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed
    interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation
    and coaching
  • Excellent time management
    and planning capacity
  • Excellent planning,
    coordination and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a
    substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and
  • Computer literacy and
    excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and
    willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 2nd July 2018
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