Fresher Project Officer – Education NGO Job Opportunities – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Child Sponsorship and
Development Facilitator
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.”
Job Summary:  The Temporary Project Officer 1 –
Education  will contribute to achieving
equitable access and quality education planning, implementing, and monitoring
the Education Quality Improvement Program activities through approaches that
improve enrolment, retention, completion, literacy, numeracy and life skills.
The position will support direct project activity implementation and roll out
of best practices and models in a manner that promotes ownership and
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Project planning and implementation
Plan and coordinate all sub county and district
based project activities in consultation with the TPO, the CCT and the DEO
Plan and implement school based project
Develop activity concepts in line with the
detailed annual operation plan, the budget and TP log frame
Organize meetings and workshops for teachers and
field facilitators to implement education project activities and models
Track and manage activity budgets and ensure
timely and cost effective project implementation.
Produce timely, accurate, compliant and quality
Participant in project management meetings and
reflection forums
Support and participate in district education
Advocacy initiatives
Conduct and facilitate community awareness raising
and community mobilization
Ensure cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in
education project.
Technical support and training
Work closely with the CCT and the DEO, conduct a
capacity needs assessment for teachers and literacy volunteer
Develop a capacity building plan for teachers
and volunteers
Mobilization of and conducting trainings to
build capacities on supporting enrolment, retention and completion
Provide mentoring and coaching to teachers
through support supervision visits
Build Local level Peer mentoring mechanism for
teachers, School management committees and literacy volunteers
Identify technical experts to train district and
community groups
Liaise with the TPO for technical support on
capacity building
Partnership and networking
Identify and build linkages, relations,
collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in
implementation at the Sub County and District level
Support development of school improvement plans
and monitor their implementation
Participation in sub county coordination
meetings to influence decisions on education
Organize periodic partner and stakeholder
monitoring visits
Organize teachers and literacy volunteer’s fora
to promote learning
Participate and represent WVU in key technical
working forums at the sub county and the district
Conduct advocacy campaigns for education in
general and girl child education in particular
Documentation and Reporting
Maintain a data bank for schools in the APs,
head teachers, enrolment, drop out, teachers, teachers trained in different
Conduct school mapping and peer group mapping
and document for project activities
Effectively document all information related to
girl child enrolment trends in targeted school
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
Support supervision and Mentoring
Conduct support supervision and mentoring
sessions for teachers
Facilitate formation of children network/peer
networks at school and sub county level
Support schools to have classroom print rich
Maintain a record of RCs in Schools and monitor
their attendance and performance during school visits
Hold reflection meetings on key education
program activities and indicators

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the World Vision
Temporary Project Officer 1 – Education job must hold a degree in education or
any other degree but with a diploma in education is considered
Two years of related work experience in
education and or community work.
Must have classroom teaching experience of not
less than 5 years
Experience in the education sector programming
in a reputable organization is an added advantage
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand
above denominational diversities.
Computer literacy
Willing to attend and participate/lead in daily
devotions and weekly Chapel services.
Must be effective in written and verbal
communication in English
Knowledge of a local language(s) in Uganda is
may be an added advantage (Runyakole, Rutoro, Rukiga and Luganda.
Ability to ride a motorcycle is a must
Writing and reporting skills
Networking and influencing skills
Passion for children.
Track record demonstrating high integrity,
reliability and dependable
Ability to work with minimal supervision
School management and /or mentorship of teachers
Experience working with communities and teachers
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.
Deadline:  31st December 2019
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