12 No Experience Youth Leader Job Opportunities – Educate!

Job Title:            Youth Leader(s) (12
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US: 
Educate! prepares youth in
Africa with the skills to succeed in today’s economy. We tackle youth
unemployment by reforming what schools teach and how they teach it, so that
students in Africa have the skills to start businesses, get jobs and drive
development in their communities. Our model is delivered through
practically-trained teachers and youth mentors. Educate!’s goal is to make this
practical, skills-based model part of national education systems.
Job Summary: The Youth Leader(s)
respectively shall lead in monitoring & evaluation reporting and support,
administrative support, mentor support as well as club advisory services for a
team of vibrant youths who run the innovative Educate! Experience Program in
the respective Districts These include; Kabarole, Kasese, Kyenjojo, Kamwenge,
Bushenyi, Isingiro, Ibanda, Kole, Oyam, Pallisa, Soroti, Tororo,  Mbale, and Kapchorwa. . You’ll join a
motivated, passionate, overachieving team that is positioning Educate! to be
the leader in skills-based secondary education in Africa and intensively impact
one million youth each year by 2024.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Performance Objectives
Monitoring & Evaluation  Support (30%):   
·       Receive list of Top 
Scholars for back home Project Interviews of the Mentor  and arrange with Mentor date and time for
Back home Project Interviews
·       During the Backhome Project Interview simultaneously
enter responses in the Smartphone Monitoring Form “Backhome Project” and give
data to the RO
·       Check the sms tracking sheet to ensure that the sms
sent by the mentor have the right format and compare the sms report with the
sms tracking sheet according to the M&E Data quality check procedure.
·       Attend mentor meetings, interschool skills retreat,
association trainings plus meetings and record the attendance of the mentors,
associates and scholars.
·       Enter the data in the smartphone monitoring form and
hand the sheets to the RO.
·       Visit and collect all information for Educate! Club
·       Enter the Educate! Club data in the Smartphone
Monitoring Form “Educate! Club Information”
·       Conduct End of Course Survey with the Educate!
·       Conduct SSAT Survey with Educate! scholars
How will success look like in this function
Error rates below 5%
·       All event reporting done on time and accurately
·       All hard copy reporting tools submitted whenever
·       Data quality checks are carried out for all mentors
each month.
·       All club surveys done each term
Club Advisory (30%): 
·       Schedule with mentors club meetings and advise
·       Attend club meetings in touch with club leadership
·       Invite guest speakers who can benefit the clubs
·       Carry out club surveys and evaluations with Program
Officer and co-mentor
·       Lead club discussions sessions in YBE meetings
·       Take note of red school clubs for immediate support in
trainings, meetings and mentor coaching forums
·       Provide insights into club management to mentors,
Program Officer and regional officer
·       Monitor club progress to hit termly milestones for all
schools per term
·       Source for any resources necessary to make clubs
·       Promote a brand in visibility of club activities in
schools through Educate! Days
·       Ensure clubs operate with right standards as guided by
the Educate! Club guide
·       Meet leadership monthly to understand, draw work plans
and mentor them for better leadership.
·       Visit each club at least once a month, observing
projects carried out and update administrators on club and program progress.
How will success look like in this function
·       All clubs in the CU visited monthly
·       Filled out Club visit form submitted to PO for each
school monthly
·       Regularly provided feedback to mentors on club
findings at YBE twice a month
·       Each CU club meets termly milestones
·       Participated in each CU club meeting at least once a
·       Participated in evaluation of all CU clubs with PO and
·       All School heads are updated on club activities
Administrative Support (20%): 
·       Research local vendors according to the administration
·       Prepare venues and Officer with food vendors for all
major events for community unit including Administrator Training,
Experience-Week training, pre-term mentor training, Mentor induction,
partner-trainings, and YBE graduation.
·       Be available to receive materials from the taxi/ bus
park and take ownership by counting materials and distributing them.( Refer to
the youth leader handbook for details)
·       Assist mentors with any materials and supplies they
need to run the Educate! Experience program at schools.  Coordinate with regional office to collect
and distribute replacement materials and supplies when needed.
·       Assist mentors and officers with any logistical
support they need to run EXP and YBE programs.
·       Assist mentors with organizing community Unit retreats
during term 2 and competitions in term 4
How will success look like in this function
·       Adherence to procurement procedures during CU
·       Updated list of vendors maintained.
·       Mentors have all materials needed and any inadequacies
are communicated within a weeks turnaround.
·       Conducive CU major event venues are secured ahead of
each event.
Support (20%):
·       Create a monthly co-teaching schedule with mentors
every first YBE meeting of the month
·       Co-teach with the mentors during the  visits and before class starts, check scholar
IDs to ensure only scholars attend the lesson
·       Visit clubs to give advice on projects and businesses.
·       Use the judging rubric to score clubs against each judging
criteria during the community
·       Complete club visit report form for submission to
Program officer immediately after visit.
·       Support mentors during mentoring week and complete
Mentoring week visit form which should be submitted to PO
·       Youth Leaders should observe each Mentor three times
in the term
·       Co-Pitch the Educate! Experience with the mentors to
senior 5 students during assembly.
·       Interview students together with the mentor.
·       Support mentor during registration session with 40
selected scholars + give out IDs + invite scholars for first session
·       Fill in the selected 40 scholars in the Official
Scholar Tracker  and keep in Community
Unit file during Mentor Meetings
·       Continuously update Official Scholar Tracker during
mentor meetings based on dropped/active status
·       Assist with mentor-recruitment during Term 2 and Term
3 through calling graduates on recruitment short-list to inform them about the
program, assisting with information sessions, communicating to candidates about
process, and collecting parental release forms.
·       Assist with back-up mentor training in during pre-term
3 holiday by leading sessions and organizing logistics.
·       Visit Mentors at their schools to provide support and
guidance at least once a term.
·       Call mentors bi-monthly to support their work in EXP
and YBE programs.
·       Identify high-potential youth to participate in YBE
·       Select 
graduates to participate in the Short Course program
·       Organize and run annual 4-day short course training,
including finding a venue, coordinating with food vendors, and leading
·       Follow-up monthly with Junior Mentors on short-course
·       Conduct Short-Course monitoring survey at end of
·       Disseminate graduate opportunities, helping with
applications in link with graduate fellow.
·       Coordinate with partner schools every February to
ensure that Educate! Graduate Registration Sheet is filled in as graduates pick
exam results from schools.
·       Call all graduates on community unit list to verify
and update graduate contacts .Submit updated contacts to Office regularly.
·       Conduct graduate survey as directed by the M&E
·       Support scholars to apply for US university
·       Source for high-potential graduates to participate in
YBE and other graduate programs
How will success look like in this function.
·       At least co-taught 6 LECs with mentors in a month
·       Number of schools co-pitched to with mentors
·       Mentors supported during selection, mentoring week,
community day.
·       Each mentor observed at least 1 each month
·       Club visit forms submitted to PO for each school per
·       Up to date scholar list and tracker maintained .
·       Updated graduate contact list maintained at CU.
·       Active participation in mentor recruitment exercise.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate 
must hold a Diploma in any relevant field (Diploma in Education has an
added advantage)
·       Experience of at least one year working in a fast
paced environment.
How to Apply:
All candidates should apply
online at the link below.
Deadline: Friday 3rd January 2020
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